Our nationalist administration's incitement to racist violence had a direct impact on our writer two weeks ago when her cousin was murdered at Kroger's in Kentucky. Her message to readers: VOTE!
“The Greatest” inside and outside the ring, the Kentucky native inspired generations of black and brown children by demonstrating the true meaning of “Black Is Beautiful.”
A personal remembrance of the spiritual, sensual virtuoso who "sometimes wished life was never ending" but knew "all good things, they say, never last."
The racist, violence-inciting, presidential hopeful is an outgrowth of this nation's collective DNA – but so is the resilience of those who rise up against hate.
If the Oscars aren’t offering a seat at the table, maybe Black actors and filmmakers should stop asking to be there and invest elsewhere.
Some of the harshest reactions to the Spring Valley high-school girl who was brutalized in the classroom came from a most surprising source: other Black people. This writer explains why.
The demonstration of love and support among Hollywood's women of color—e.g., Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Uzo Aduba—was more extraordinary than any of the awards won.
Some A-listers, like Jay Z and Chris Rock, have stepped up to the plate. But the entertainment industry's silence is deafening, at a time when the movement most needs their voices.
Since Michael Brown's murder in August, we've taken to the streets in force. But without a clear central message and emerging leaders, the movement may be at risk of fizzling out.