The Political and Legal Landscape Created by Antonin Scalia's Absence

The Political and Legal Landscape Created by Antonin Scalia's Absence

by Gregory Carr, Ph.D

More than any single event of his presidency, the death of Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Gregory Scalia presents Barack Obama with the most… Read More

Why Branford Marsalis Is the Man

Why Branford Marsalis Is the Man

by Blavity.com

It’s easy to lose track of greatness in music. The popular music of Black Americans has mutated and continues to mutate at such at an amazing… Read More

When Tipping Doesn't Make the Difference

When Tipping Doesn't Make the Difference

by Kimberly Freeman Brown and Marc Bayard

For more than a decade, Jessica Wynter Martin has earned a living in one of the most demanding and lowest paying industries in America—food… Read More

Why the Black Millennial Vote is Not Guaranteed

Why the Black Millennial Vote is Not Guaranteed

by Blavity.com

Activist and scholar Nyle Fort asked, “Can Black millennials afford the consequences of dancing with the ‘party of our parents?’”… Read More

The Role Race Plays in the War On Drugs<br />

The Role Race Plays in the War On Drugs

by Kassandra Frederique

Every year, hundreds of thousands of family and friends bury loved ones because of the ongoing opioid overdose crisis happening across the Unites… Read More

Despite Improvements, Ending HIV/AIDS Will Take More Awareness

Despite Improvements, Ending HIV/AIDS Will Take More Awareness

by C. Virginia Fields

Last month President Barack Obama proclaimed in his State of the Union address, “Right now, we are on track to end the scourge of HIV/AIDS… Read More

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

by Madison J. Gray

Trayvon Martin and I have one thing in common, other than being Black males, of course: neither of us celebrated our 21st birthdays. But… Read More

#FlintWaterCrisis Is a Reproductive Justice Issue

#FlintWaterCrisis Is a Reproductive Justice Issue

by Josie Pickens

Russell Simmons has been chronicling his recent visit to Flint, Michigan, on Instragram… Read More

Looking at 'The People vs. O.J. Simpson' Through a Modern Lens

Looking at 'The People vs. O.J. Simpson' Through a Modern Lens

by Jamilah Lemieux

Last October marked 20 years since O.J. Simpson was acquitted of charges relating to the gruesome murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald… Read More

The Critical Missing Piece in Reducing the Prison Population

The Critical Missing Piece in Reducing the Prison Population

by Zachary Norris

Even with a new skill set, good behavior served and any and all attempts to keep up with technology, returning home after years of incarceration can… Read More

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