| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Less than a week after she was killed by a shotgun blast to the face while seeking help for a car accident, Renisha McBride went to her final resting place on Friday, the latest civil rights figure in a panoply of slain young African Americans.
| Aug 23, 2013
Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, the Aug. 28, 1963, gathering for human rights that saw Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial, an event...
| Jul 3, 2013
I've been watching (actually listening) to most of George Zimmerman's trial in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin and am offering here for your dissection and response a numbered series of thoughts/conclusions about the story so far. 1. I think......
| Oct 11, 2013
Congressman John Lewis' wrists were restrained behind his back and he was escorted into a police car Tuesday, having been […]...
| Jan 31, 2012
Jesse Jackson is right.
In response to the face-off in Arizona between President Obama and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer last week, Jackson said, "Even George Wallace did not put his finger in Dr. King's face." And it's true; he didn't. Similarly, not even...
| Jun 5, 2011
The Secret Knowledge
On the Dismantling of American Culture
Sentinel: 242 pp., $27.95
David Mamet's "The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture" comes with a built-in get-out-of-jail-free card: Dispute it and you're...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:32 PM
The Rev. Al Sharpton, the MSNBC commentator, is scheduled to appear Saturday at rallies in communities with large black populations: Noon at the Lauderhill Mall, where there’s an early voting site, and 2 p.m. at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center,...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:02 PM
SANFORD — The national president and chief executive of the NAACP called for justice in the fatal Trayvon Martin shooting and the ouster of the Sanford police chief as he spoke tonight to about 400 cheering supporters at a Sanford church.
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Here is a list of events related to the Trayvon Martin case scheduled to take place in Florida in the upcoming days and weeks. Keep checking back, the Orlando Sentinel will update and more information becomes available.
Thursday, March 22
| Apr 19, 2011
| 12:14 PM
Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a list of 19 so-called "stakeholders" who will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss immigration reform Tuesday afternoon.
FOR THE RECORD
An earlier version of this story...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 4:25 AM
Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton was a guest host on MSNBC the other night, and he and guest James Peterson of Lehigh University made the case that the "War on Drugs" has largely been a war on poor African-Americans.
In a segment called "Crack...