The dream was not to put one black family in the White House, the dream was to make everything equal in everybody’s house.
Throughout my years championing for civil rights, analyzing politics and advocating on behalf of the voiceless, I am disturbed the most when harmless children suffer because of politics or detrimental policies.
We’re not anti-police… we’re anti-police brutality.
I’ve gone from, you know, being too close to politicians, to being too close to entertainers, and people’s father that I’m not.
We have defeated Jim Crow, but now we have to deal with his son, James Crow Jr., esquire.
As I often say, we have come a long way from the days of slavery, but in 2014, discrimination and inequality still saturate our society in modern ways. Though racism may be less blatant now in many cases, its existence is undeniable.
In every era going back to Lincoln with Frederick Douglass, presidents talk to those that were leading at that time.
If Charlton Heston can have a constitutional right carry a rifle, why can’t grandma have a constitutional right to health care?
As I stood and gave the eulogy for young Michael Brown last week, I kept thinking about the fact that this child should have been in college instead of laying in a coffin.
You don’t need any indictment in order to arrest someone; probable cause is sufficient to arrest civilians, so it must be enough to arrest police.