Florida woman Marissa Alexander was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot with her gun during a confrontation with her estranged husband in which she feared for her life.
Marc Lamont Hill: Many black preachers promote bigotry, hatred and intolerance to same-sex marriage.
LAST WEEK, the Philadelphia School District announced plans to completely overhaul itself and close more than 40 public schools next year. By closing the schools, for what it describes as considerable financial, academic, and safety concerns, the district claims that it will be able to restructure in ways that are more effective and efficient. While not surprising, given our city’s consistent bungling of education reform over the past two decades, this move was nonetheless disturbing for many reasons.
Marc Lamont Hill: Republican Mitt Romney's wife, Ann, doesn't know what it's like to work a 9 -to-5 job.
Marc Lamont Hill: The outdoors feeding ban was a political move but it has merit. Still, we need to do more.
Marc Lamont Hill: "Why isn't there a White History Month?" people often ask me. My answer? They are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.
Marc Lamont Hill: Through our collective refusal to accept the status quo, substantive change was made.
ON MONDAY, the NBA Players Association formally rejected the NBA owners' most recent offer and
unanimously agreed to dissolve the union and take the owners to court.
BACK IN THE days when printing newspapers was more of a hands-on operation, there was a camaraderie among the compositors who put it all together that was hard to replicate when computers arrived and took over.
Marc Lamont Hill: The mayor's choice may have been unorthodox, he couldn't have picked a better person.
Marc Lamont Hill: The Republican field has now developed and, yes, I still believe Obama wins reelection.
Marc Lamont Hill is Associate Professor of Education at Columbia University and host of Our World With Black Enterprise, which airs Sundays at 6 a.m. on TV-One. He is an editor-at-large for the Daily News and his column will appear every other week.