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  • Standing on holy ground

    August 14, 2015 | 12:13 pm

    We arrived in Selma, Alabama to stand and march on holy ground. The first day of the NAACP’s “Journey for Justice” – which will march from August 1 beginning in Selma, Alabama through more than 40 days to rally in Washington, DC on Sept. 16 – my colleagues from the Central...

  • White suspect charged with murder in killings at black church

    June 19, 2015 | 11:22 am

    A 21-year-old white man has been charged with nine counts of murder in connection with an attack on a historic black South Carolina church, police said on Friday, and media reports said he had hoped to incite a race war in the United States.

    Residents of Charleston flocked to the...

  • Jon Stewart on the confusion surrounding Rachel Dolezal

    June 16, 2015 | 3:41 pm

    Jon Stewart's initial reaction to the Rachel Dolezal story: "Whaaaaaaaaaat!?"

    Watch below:


    NAACP official who resigned says she identifies as black

    [Reuters] Washington state civil rights advocate Rachel Dolezal, who has been accused of falsely claiming she is...

  • Bruce Levenson: Worse — and better — than Donald Sterling

    September 8, 2014 | 10:15 am

    Read the email that cost Bruce Levenson his ownership of the NBA franchise the Atlanta Hawks. It’s ten times less raw and salacious than Donald Sterling’s racist rant to his mistress. At the same time, its ten times worse.

    This wasn’t a man allegedly suffering dementia, telling...

  • On the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

    July 2, 2014 | 10:49 am

    On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Rabbi David Saperstein, Director and Counsel of the Religious Action Center, (and long time national Board member of the NAACP and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights) issued the...

  • Donald Tokowitz Sterling:
    A Jew minus

    By David Suissa

    April 28, 2014 | 2:48 pm

    [UPDATE, May 2] My conversation with Donald Sterling

    My head is spinning from watching the horror show of Donald Sterling’s racist rants and his subsequent lifetime banishment from basketball. In case you’ve been on Mars the past week, Sterling is the billionaire owner of the Los...