The national security analyst says that despite political gridlock, America will succeed if it draws on its ingenuity.
The editor of the late Manning Marable's book on Malcolm X describes it as a nuanced view.
The Chicago civic leader says the state is raising standards and holding teachers more accountable.
Faith shapes the life of the nation without strangling it, says the historian and political commentator.
The Harvard scholar considers whether higher education today meets the needs of students and society.
The Illinois Secretary of State says steering clear of scandal is key to longevity in state government.
The civil rights activist warns that citizens must demand transparency in government and ask questions.
The nation’s highest court is as polarized as the rest of government, says the author and legal analyst.
The renowned political scientist says Americans are divided politically, but accepting of other people’s faiths.
The Republican senator from Illinois says the nation must tackle its high debt and addiction to borrowing.
The cultural critic says Martin Luther King Jr. would be appalled by today's demonizing of the poor.