Ta-Nehisi Coates has never been a policy wonk or a political organizer. He’s not a Marxist revolutionary like Cornel West. Coates is, more than anything else, a fine writer.
Sex- and race-based discrimination are not necessarily behind the pay gap for black women, but rather the honorable career choices that they make to help others including their families.
Black voices from across America offer their views on this tragedy, and what we can learn as we share in the family’s grief.
That one could claim to represent Jesus by helping ‘desperate women’ snuff out the life in their wombs is doublespeak right from the pages of ‘1984.’
It does not matter what your opinion is of Betsy DeVos, booing her during a speech is disrespectful and intellectually lazy.
Amid the Ella Fitzgerald centennial celebrations, few note that she revived her career by consciously ‘whitening’ her vocal style in her nine Songbook albums.
ESPN reporter and anchor Sage Steele isn’t afraid to stand against identity politics by critiquing leftist political ideas and representatives. Will black Americans listen?
If we cannot resolve the tensions inside Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideas, then we are compelled to judge which represents the best of his thought and action.
It’s tough to get a grip on the real issues when we’re pouring our energy into arguing about fake ones, like the bogus ‘black Santa’ controversy.
The cinematic remake of August Wilson’s Pulitzer-winning play is not to be missed.
Because I am neither stupid nor old, I feel as though the voice of a real black man who voted for Donald Trump should be heard.
Arguing that the transgender lobby’s policy preferences are today’s civil rights movement minimizes the difficulties African-American people experienced and misrepresents the issue at large.
Politicians are more concerned with cutting health-care costs than they are with providing quality end-of-life care, says DC activist Leona Redmond: ‘’It’s really aimed at old black people. It really is.’
A group of prominent African-American church leaders delivered a letter to Hillary Clinton asking her to meet and discuss issues facing the black community.
The Obama administration invited the United Nations to study race relations in America. Predictably, they concluded that black people are victims with little power to change their circumstances.
This week’s Charlotte riots demonstrate the importance of narrative—and the new Museum of African American History can shape that narrative for the better.
Instead of insulting our nation, NFL athletes should use their money and fame to work towards actual solutions to the black issues they purport to care about.
Sunday’s execution of three police officers in Baton Rouge shows what can happen when the president creates an atmosphere of racial victimization.
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