The modern police force was initiated as a slave patrol, to protect and serve only the wealthy, white class. If ever there were a case for starting over from scratch, this is it.
We concentrate too much energy on seeking validation and empathy from white people—but we need that energy to protect ourselves.
Black folks like the GOP candidate less than pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving. Here’s why.
It’s hard to celebrate our Olympic victories when our gold-medal triumphs get second billing and we’re being dehumanized in the media and on the streets.
This season, both 'UnREAL' and 'Orange Is the New Black' boasted story lines about systemic racism and police brutality—and blew it. And this is why.
When a cop pulled the trigger on Charles Kinsey, a Black behavioral therapist working with his autistic patient, it revealed everything that is wrong with policing in America.
Last week's spate of murders by cops is the latest reminder that Black suffering has always been part of the American experience. But many White people would rather not talk about it.
The filmmaker of 'Chiraq' puts the onus on Black women and their sexual power to solve Chicago's insurmountable problems. Deferred orgasms are not the answer.
The protests at Mizzou and Yale are proof that America's college campuses don't intend to achieve real diversity.
In a plea that smacks of hypocrisy, Governor Chris Christie is asking us to go easy on a certain kind of person struggling with addiction: affluent White suburbanites.