In New York Prisons, Inmate Abuse Has Gone Ignored Long Enough

In New York Prisons, Inmate Abuse Has Gone Ignored Long Enough

by J. Soffiyah Elijah

In the Baptist household where I was raised, my parents made it a point of taking my sisters and me to church almost every Sunday. During those years… Read More

The Black Aesthetic

The Black Aesthetic

by Blavity.com

Rapping, DJing, Breakdancing, and Graffiti art. These, with debatable add-ons such as beatboxing and sampling, create the now global phenomenon we… Read More

Charlie Sheen's HIV Reveal Shows Need for More Dialogue Among Blacks

Charlie Sheen's HIV Reveal Shows Need for More Dialogue Among Blacks

by George Johnson

Actor Charlie Sheen disclosed he is living with HIV Tuesday morning in an interview on NBC’s TODAY show -- or rather more correctly, on Monday… Read More

Support for Paris Does Not Mean You've Forgotten Everyplace Else

Support for Paris Does Not Mean You've Forgotten Everyplace Else

by Terrence Chappell

Some poor, confused minds are completely misinterpreting the Black Lives Matter movement in their approach and reaction to the terrorist violence… Read More

Can Collegiate Athletes Affect Change Without Repercussions?

Can Collegiate Athletes Affect Change Without Repercussions?

by Thabiti Lewis

University of Missouri coach Gary Pinkel’s announcement that he will retire at the end of this season because of non-Hodgkin's… Read More

In New Supreme Court Case, Stakes Are High for Black Women in Texas

In New Supreme Court Case, Stakes Are High for Black Women in Texas

by Marva Sadler

Starting in 2013 with Wendy Davis’ now-famous pink-sneakered filibuster, the raging battle to keep Texas’ abortion clinics open has become… Read More

The New Double Standard in Attitudes Toward Drugs

The New Double Standard in Attitudes Toward Drugs

by Lauren Craig

That thumping sound you heard last week? The collective pat on the back that White, monied Americans are giving themselves for successfully shifting… Read More

Regeneration, Not Gentrification: Being Black in Gentrified D.C.<br />

Regeneration, Not Gentrification: Being Black in Gentrified D.C.

by Blavity.com

Washington, D.C., once known as “Chocolate City,” it has turned more into a Chai Latte City. Small pockets of D.C. that were once locally-owned… Read More

Why the Daniel Holtzclaw Case Must Be Watched Closely

Why the Daniel Holtzclaw Case Must Be Watched Closely

by Deborah Douglas

Accused serial rapist Daniel Holtzclaw may be enjoying the fullness of the American system of justice, but his 13 African American female accusers… Read More

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[Exclusive] Hillary Clinton Outlines Plan to Strengthen Communities of Color

by Hillary Clinton

When I started my life in public service four decades ago, it was to tear down the barriers that hold people back from developing their talents and… Read More

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