Stories by Glen Ford

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Posted on: Feb 12, 2015, Source: Black Agenda Report

The U.S. legal and electoral system does not deliver justice to black people no matter the coloration in city hall.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2014, Source: Black Agenda Report

In a sane society, five innocent children wouldn't have been forced to confess to a horrible crime that they did not commit.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2014, Source: Black Agenda Report

The military has enlisted universities to figure out how to deal with dissatisfied populations throughout the world.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2012, Source: Black Agenda Report

The Corrections Corporation of America believes the economic crisis has created an opportunity to become landlord, as well as manager, of a chunk of the American prison gulag.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2010, Source: Black Agenda Report

Georgia prisoners have began a courageous, peaceful and nonviolent protest strike for educational opportunities, wages for their work, medical care and human rights.

Posted on: May 21, 2010, Source: Black Agenda Report

A new study shows African Americans are tumbling out of the nation's economic orbit on a tragic trajectory that will never let them achieve parity with whites.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2007, Source: Black Agenda Report

Syndicated radio host Michael Baisden, eager to become kingpin of Jena Six fundraising, launched a slanderous campaign against the many black groups that don't have access to ABC Radio's mega-audience.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2007, Source: Black Agenda Report

The cancer in the Caucus must be removed one cell at a time, but it requires courageous candidates backed by enough non-corporate money to go the distance.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2007, Source: Black Agenda Report

Thomas is often described as a "complicated" personality, but that's just a euphemism for being a self-loathing ally of the worst sections of the white ruling class.

Posted on: May 6, 2007, Source: Black Agenda Report

Corporations have been usurping and reshaping Black mass culture for decades -- hip hop is just the latest product line.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2007, Source: Black Agenda Report

Rep. Maxine Waters aims to stop Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton from tip-toeing around the issue of Iraq and says it's time for them to get serious about an exit strategy.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2007, Source:

The State of the Union address is a farce in the face of the destruction this administration has wreaked on the nation and world.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2006, Source: In These Times

Hip-hop is arguably the most potent musical force in the country today, and African-American activists are working to shape it into a political movement as well.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2006, Source: The Black Commentator

The overwhelmingly black New Orleans diaspora is returning to find that their homes are being stolen out from under them.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2006, Source: The Black Commentator

African Americans and whites perceived the government's failed response to Katrina in drastically different ways.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2005, Source: The Black Commentator

The vast bulk of black Americans see the "apology" for what it is -- a scam, with no substantial benefits, and less good faith.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2004, Source: The Black Commentator

The growing storm over Sharpton's covert alliance with rightwing Republicans is a deathblow to his actual goal: to become the recognized leader of African Americans.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2003, Source: The Black Commentator

Only Dennis Kucinich and Al Sharpton appear prepared to take part in the evolving global discussion on the central issues facing humanity.