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Poor white kids less likely to go to prison than rich black kids

Repeat Offense: Private Prisons Resurrection Represents Pay-To-Play

“The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian Novelist, “The House...

Claims of “Fake News” are an insult to an institution that has risked lives to advance liberty

“The brutality with which officials would have quelled the black individual became impotent when it could not be pursued with stealth...

marc morial

Trump’s Travel Ban Betrays American Values

“Like many immigrants, we came to this country empty-handed. We believed in American democracy–that with hard work and the...

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New Justice Must Bring Indepedence to the Supreme Court

“Looming over this moment is the fact that the current Supreme Court vacancy is the result of more than 300 days of tremendous...

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American Democracy Depends Upon Full Investigation of Foreign Influence

Foreign powers also will not be idle spectators. They will interpose, the confusion will increase, and dissolution of the Union ensue. –...

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U.S. Senate has Failed to Move the Needle When it Comes to Diversity

“America’s possibilities are limitless, for we possess all the qualities that this world without boundaries demands: youth and drive;...

Barack Obama

Assessing President Obama’s Impact & Legacy

“That faith that I placed all those years ago, not far from here, in the power of ordinary Americans to bring about change, that faith...

carl paladino

Racism and Hatred Have No Place On Our Nation’s School Boards

“Mr. Paladino is an elected official charged with the responsibility to represent children and families in a district comprised of over...

Jeff Sessions

The Nomination of Senator Sessions And the Threat to Liberty and Justice for All

“This committee has a duty to our citizens to carefully examine the qualifications of nominees for the Federal bench and to give our...

marc morial

Foreign Influence and the Integrity of Our Democracy

“Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence (I conjure you to believe me, fellow-citizens) the jealousy of a free people ought to...