Topic: Martin Luther King Jr.
Even before Herman Cain suspended his presidential campaign, Republicans faced a crisis with black voters. The GOP has never been able to garner more than 12 percent of the black vote – not with black appointees; not with black candidates. The party needs to become more progressive.
12/05/2011 02:58 pm
There has been plenty of outrage over the moral failings of Joe Paterno and others who were made aware of Jerry Sandusky's alleged sexual abuse of children. But ethical dilemmas are often more gray than black and white. Better ethics education can help us do the right thing in spite of the fog.
12/02/2011 01:03 pm
As Occupy camps face eviction, the need for the movement to align itself with the values of the Millennial Generation becomes more critical. To earn endorsement from America's most populous generation, Occupy must evolve from a protest movement to a political movement.
11/29/2011 10:10 am
Sirhan Sirhan: In the latest of many appeals filed on behalf of Sirhan, the attorneys are seeking to overturn his conviction. They repeated a previous assertion and presented reports from experts who said Sirhan was programmed through hypnosis to fire shots as a diversion for the real killer.
11/29/2011 09:24 am
As the Occupy Wall Street protests have grown to cities across the United States, they've also taken root at US universities, where students have staged rallies and walk-outs from classes.
11/19/2011 02:34 pm
Though his campaign caught fire for a time, many black voters did not embrace Herman Cain because he rejects institutional racism as a major issue. But his candidacy has exposed rifts in the black community.
11/17/2011 10:42 am
Monitor Breakfast Interior Secretary Salazar says Obama administration "transformed" US' energy future
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar believes President Obama's environmental critics aren't giving the president enough credit.
10/17/2011 01:00 am
MLK Memorial plans have been dogged by controversy over links to China. The MLK Memorial was built by a Chinese sculptor from Chinese granite. But backers are pleased with the result.
10/16/2011 09:17 am
Dawud Salahuddin, an American fugitive in Tehran who carried out 1980 hit near Washington, argues that Iran would not try to kill the Saudi ambassador to the US for fear of provoking war.
10/14/2011 02:52 pm
As politicians and the media scramble to identify 'Occupy Wall Street' leaders, members of the protest movement are not playing along. But do they really need any? There are pros and cons to leaderless movements.
10/10/2011 05:57 pm