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The Dream Deferred for Millions of Americans

by Johnathan Smith 01-17-2011

In his "I Have a Dream" speech, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Seeking Mercy (and Justice) in Mississippi

by Johnathan Smith 10-27-2010
In 1994, Jamie and Gladys Scott were convicted in a Mississippi state court.

Challenging Goliath: Justin Hudson

by Johnathan Smith 09-24-2010

Reclaiming Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy: Rejecting the Cup of Bitterness of Hate

by Johnathan Smith 09-03-2010

Last weekend, the nation had an opportunity to reflect, commemorate, and celebrate the March on Washington and Dr.

The Summer of Our Discontent

by Johnathan Smith 08-16-2010
Remember January 2009? That month, the country witnessed the historic inauguration of Barack Hussein Obama as the 44th president of the United States of America.

The Fair Sentencing Act: A (Small) Step Towards Making Things Right

by Johnathan Smith 07-29-2010
I want to tell you a story. It's a tale about drugs, prison, race, and justice (or the lack thereof).

The Tea Summit We All Should Attend

by Johnathan Smith 07-23-2010
The NAACP recently roared into the national spotlight when, during the organization's 101st Annual Convention, its delegates unanimously passed a