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Yes, the only true American hero of the 21st century, at least in his own mind, is in the news again.
"This is supposed to be capturing the best moments of the year. And all positive things." The now iconic hoodie symbol of
We're in the midst of a series of high-profile trials of white Americans who fatally shot unarmed African Americans, which we are constantly told are not about race. Not only is this a losing strategy for the prosecution, but it's dishonest.
No longer can we ignore the reality that our children are dying. No longer can we close our eyes to the immense pain and suffering of these grieving parents, siblings and loved ones. No longer can we act as if this doesn't impact us.
Two years ago today, an unarmed, black teen named Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer named
It's time we loved all our children. Of course, it would be better if we loved all our citizens, but loving our children is a good start. It's time to ask ourselves honestly if our cities value their children equally.
Nsenga K. Burton is founder & editor-in-chief of The Burton Wire, an award-winning news site that covers news of the African
It's amazing how a little sunlight will change the behavior of some of the biggest names in corporate America -- sunlight here meaning greater transparency and accountability.
WASHINGTON -- Sybrina Fulton, the mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, made an impassioned plea before a congressional committee Tuesday to amend "stand your ground" self-defense laws.
"The person that shot and killed my son is walking the streets today," she said. "We need to do something about this law