CHICAGO (CMC) – A prominent United States lawmaker says he will re-introduce legislation in the US Congress to study reparations for African Americans as Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries push ahead with plans for reparation from Europe.
According to a study conducted by researches at the University of Minnesota, nonwhite people (black, Asian, Hispanic), regardless of income…
More than 40 years ago, psychiatry professor Lester Grinspoon wrote a groundbreaking book on marijuana that the New York Times dubbed at the time “the best dope on pot.”
When Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert was announced as the replacement for David Letterman on CBS’ “Late Night,” progressives celebrated while conservatives retched.
WASHINGTON D.C.,IPS – In the United States, African American children continue to face more barriers to success than any other race, new research suggests.
Faced with the prospect of losing miles of beautiful white beaches – and the millions in tourist dollars that come with them – from erosion driven by climate change…
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Wednesday April 16, 2014, CMC – The chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Reparations Commission, Professor Hilary Beckles, is urging young people in the region to ensure that they make a meaningful contribution to the debate on reparation.
Few Americans outside the Black community can identify our leaders. Mainstream middle Americans can identify our stars, people like Cornel West, Angela Davis, Cory Booker, and Melissa Harris–Perry.
On my wall in London is my favorite photograph from South Africa. Always thrilling to behold, it is Paul Weinberg’s image of a lone woman standing between two armored vehicles, the infamous “hippos,” as they rolled into Soweto. Her arms are raised, fists clenched, her thin body both beckoning and defiant of the enemy.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Attorney General Eric Holder is “cautiously optimistic” about how things are going in Washington state and Colorado following the legalization and state regulation of marijuana.
And this election really is, I think, a very important one for the City of Jackson. It’s going to really determine what the future looks like in this city for the next 20 years. And I say that because the mandate that we’ve talked about on the show previously…
This is a very sad day for the progressive movement throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Dr. Norman Girvan was an intellectual and political giant.