President Barack Obama

THE SOCIAL/LIST:
#WhiteTwitter Responds to Obama's Race Talk

by Toya Menzie

Since #BlackTwitter is taken as a monolith, perhaps we can call this "#WhiteTwitter's" response to President Obama's… Read More

Obama Tackles Trayvon, Racial Profiling<br />
[FULL TRANSCRIPT/VIDEO]

Obama Tackles Trayvon, Racial Profiling
[FULL TRANSCRIPT/VIDEO]

by President Barack Obama

The reason I actually wanted to come out today is not to take questions, but to speak to an issue that obviously has gotten a lot… Read More

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:<br />
This Week In Politics

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week In Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell

Another look at the political week that was… ●      This week, the Supreme Court Read More

What Do the Supreme Court’s Decisions Mean for Blacks?<br />

What Do the Supreme Court’s Decisions Mean for Blacks?

by Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean

On June 12, 1963, civil rights activist Medgar Evers was gunned in the driveway of his Mississippi home. Evers fought to secure Blacks’… Read More

5 Things You Should Know About the Voting Rights Act SCOTUS Decision<br />
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5 Things You Should Know About the Voting Rights Act SCOTUS Decision

by Angela Bronner Helm

Over the years, we've all received those cryptic messages that the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most important pieces… Read More

[THE WEEKLY READ]<br />
Dear Clarence Thomas

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Clarence Thomas

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Clarence Thomas: I peg you as the type who thinks along the lines of “the lighter the writer, the better the… Read More

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POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL - This Week in Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell

Another look at the political week that was… ●      Virginia’s Republican… Read More

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] South Africa Post-Mandela

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] South Africa Post-Mandela

by Bolanle Omisore

For the fourth time in three years, 94-year-old former South African president Nelson Mandela is in the hospital, battling recurring… Read More

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:<br />
This Week In Politics

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week In Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell

Another look at the political week that was... ●      Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s… Read More

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:<br />
This Week in Politics

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week in Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell

A look at the political week that was... First Lady Michelle Obama is heckled… Read More

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