Emancipation Proclamation

The "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star recalled his childhood terrors in an emotional speech.
The story and the anniversary of Juneteenth should remind us of the importance of the implementation process. It took two
Hillary Clinton made the case that "half" of Donald Trump supporters belong in a "basket of deplorables," wrote Chris Weigant in an article posted in the Huffington Post. But is that the case?
Two of the most rare and iconic documents of American history will soon be auctioned.
The media frenzy surrounding Donald Trump has inverted the nature of our problem. That a demagogue will come along to foment dissent is no surprise; that his despicable views find such gleeful resonance with so many of our voters is the frightening story, not Trump.
Apparently, he shouldn't have issued the Emancipation Proclamation.
How do we eliminate the bias against black skin which seems to be so inextricably linked to issues of discrimination that have a real impact on the progress of African-Americans? Economic investment, legal reform and improvements in education are certainly needed. But, I also believe that positive multicultural media is part of the solution.
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Virginia all participate in this misguided paean to a troubling past. No, this is not the continuation of some long-standing tradition, but amazingly a creature of modern politics starting in 1994.
One hundred and fifty-three years ago today, Washington D.C. was the first place in the country where slaves were freed by
With over a half century of perspective since the passage of the Civil Rights Act, black history exemplifies the importance of education in the progress we've already made, and proves that it's the key to pushing us even further.