Rev. Jeremiah Wright, former pastor of the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Illinois, addresses the National Press Club April 28, 2008 in Washington, DC. Wright was Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama's pastor for many years and he recently came under scrutiny when excerpts of one of his sermons showed him saying, 'God bless America... No!... God Damn America!' Wright said that the negative attention was not about politics or politicians. 'This is not an attack on Jeremiah Wright,' he said. 'It is an attack on the black church.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Is Jeremiah Wright good for President Obama?

OPINION - Perhaps the return of Reverend Wright is a moment to contrast the radical reverend and the progressive, but measured black president and their two differing approaches to fighting injustice...
In this Sept. 4, 1957, file photo, students of Central High School in Little Rock, including Hazel Bryan, shout insults at Elizabeth Eckford as she calmly marches down to a line of National Guardsmen, who blocked the main entrance and would not let her enter. Five decades and $1 billion after an infamous racial episode made Little Rock a symbol of school segregation, the legal fight to ensure all of its children receive equal access to education has ended. (AP Photo/Arkansas Democrat Gazette/Will Counts, File)

Desegregation decision marks end of an era

OPINION - Ever since the Supreme Court decided Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, Little Rock, Arkansas has been a crucial battleground in the fight for desegregation in this country...
Singer R. Kelly performs onstage during the 2013 BET Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on June 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)

Can feminists enjoy R. Kelly’s music?

OPINION - From the most radical feminist down to the most rachet, everyone should, by now, be in agreement that R. Kelly and his music, no matter how amazing and soulful, should not be supported...
Steve Harvey sits down for a one-on-one interview with President Obama. (Photo courtesy of the White House)

Was the sit-down with Steve Harvey a mistake?

OPINION - What is beneficial to him and people of color who make up Steve Harvey’s audience is an interview with the president being a human being and reminding them to sign up for Obamacare...