Hunger Strike

Just one day after the resignations of both the president and school chancellor following protests against racial injustices on campus, verbal and social media threats have been made towards University of Missouri students.

University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe on Sunday acknowledged problems with racism on campus after Black football players vowed to stop playing until he "resigns."

The University of Missouri’s football team has joined students in their protest against University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe by boycotting all football games until…

Three more people vowed to join the group in protesting the closure and ultimate reopening of Walter H. Dyett High School on the South Side

What do an anti-trafficking bill with the Hyde Amendment to prevent federal dollars being spent on abortions and Loretta Lynch have to do with each…

Five months after Loretta Lynch was nominated by President Obama to replace Attorney General Eric Holder, she’s still awaiting confirmation. Now, women civil rights leaders are…

As Ramadan begins, more than 100 hunger-strikers in Guantánamo Bay continue their protest. More than 40 of them are being force-fed. A leaked document sets out the military instructions, or standard operating procedure, for force-feeding detainees. In this four-minute film made by Human Rights organisation Reprieve and Bafta award-winning director Asif Kapadia, US actor and rapper Yasiin […]

Today is day number six of my ‘Hunger Strike” a “Fast for Peace.” An interesting thing is happening to me while I’m praying and fasting for peace during this hunger strike. I find myself listening and looking at the News a bit differently. I still want to know what’s happening with the Debt Ceiling and […]

By Tony Lamont Today is the fifth day of my “Hunger Strike” a “Fast for Peace.” I was saddened by the news of a young man being gunned down in a parking lot on the Westside of Indianapolis yesterday. When are we gonna get the message that the answer to troubles or problems with someone […]