The Oscars did the right thing by bestowing the honor of best picture to “12 Years a Slave.” The movie earned it.
Darryl Lorenzo Wellington
Pope Francis has done us all a favor, whether we’re Catholic or not.
With more than 3 million bullied students every year, this trend must be stopped.
“The Butler” fills in the gaps in our mutual social, moral and political history.
On the issue of same sex marriage, the U.S. Supreme Court should follow the lead of the NAACP.
The present $7.25 federal minimum wage is a national disgrace.
President Obama must hold the line in any negotiations with Republicans over the budget deficit.
The Republican scheme to limit voting on Election Day is shameful. By Darryl Lorenzo Wellington
This Aug. 6th, let us remember the victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and let us finally get out from under the nuclear shadow.
The Republican primaries may eventually crown a winner. But none of the candidates will have earned the mantle of a leader.
Yes, today, we have a president who is a black American, and de jure segregation is a thing of the past. But we don’t yet have a shared history of who we are as a nation.
With their actions on behalf of the foreclosed upon, the Occupy Wall Street movement is proving, once and for all, how different it is from the Tea Party movement.
The state of Georgia is preparing to execute a man whose conviction was based on several eyewitness accounts that have now been recanted.
America has never taken full responsibility for a catastrophe that was the fault of government incompetence and neglect. We have not learned the lessons of Katrina until we begin to acknowledge the rights of the poor as a matter of course rather than through arduous litigation.
News reporting has to be a public service. Just as no public deserves a state-controlled media in the hands of a totalitarian government, no public deserves media outlets that are the clandestine tools of a king-making billionaire.