Tony Dorsett, Brain Injury, and Giving Up on Football

Tony Dorsett, Brain Injury, and Giving Up on Football

by The Atlantic

Football is violence. Some running backs embrace this and broadcast this. I think of how Earl Campbell played offense like he was… Read More

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Stay Black, Die

by Jamilah Lemieux

What do you do in a world without sanctuary? How do you function when your ability to do so is literally threatened at every moment… Read More

Why We Need to Stop the Natural Vs Perm War

Why We Need to Stop the Natural Vs Perm War

by Clutch

While Jones’ statement about the opposite having a different reaction may be true, she’s forgotten that all things aren’t… Read More

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White Folks Are Telling You to Kiss Their...

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by Jamilah Lemieux

Prior to Saturday, I wouldn’t know Julianne Hough if she walked up to me on the street and spray-painted “Julianne Hough… Read More

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A Tale of Two Austins

[GENTRIFICATION DIARIES]
A Tale of Two Austins

by Adam Harris

Secure in the fact that a move from Lubbock would be ideal after graduating from Texas Tech University, my fiancé and I were… Read More

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Un-Gangster Grills

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by Jamilah Lemieux

While cultural diversity can be an amazing, transformative and revolutionary blessing, there are also those times when the blurring… Read More

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‘I Don’t Trust the Police Because I Can’t’

by Keith Reed

I’m not sure when I realized my distrust of police officers. Maybe it was at about 12 or 13, when my best friend and I had… Read More

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Jonathan Ferrell: Supposed to Die?

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Jonathan Ferrell: Supposed to Die?

by Jamilah Lemieux

Last week, a male friend of mine ran down a list of his enviable accomplishments (awesome career, nice house, two beautiful sons)… Read More

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Good and Black

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
Good and Black

by Jamilah Lemieux

“Who taught you to hate yourself?” Malcolm X’s famous… Read More

Obama at #MOW50

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by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Before I sat down to watch President Obama deliver his remarks at the conclusion to Wednesday’s 50th anniversary… Read More

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