For Black Families, Doing Everything “Right” Isn’t Always Enough

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It's important to recognize the fact that Black families often end up stuck with a low income even when they do all the things… Read More

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One Wounded in Shooting During Ferguson Protests

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At least one St. Louis County police officer opened fire during tonight’s anniversary protests in Ferguson, allegedly after… Read More

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On August 9th 2014, I was in my apartment packing for a weeklong trip to Chicago. I had been asked to host a fundraiser… Read More

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 It's hard to say how I want the world to remember my son because you have to really know someone to honor the person properly… Read More

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Resistance Is Black Tradition

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I was raised to believe that God's grace and the wealth of Black tradition placed in me all the things I will ever need. … Read More

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Photographs of 14-year-old Emmett Till’s disfigured remains appeared in the Sept. 15, 1955 issue of JET magazine. His mother… Read More

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Trump Jumps Up to Get Beat Down (Sort Of)

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For much of last night’s GOP presidential debate, I found myself playing Rae Sremmurd’s “Up… Read More

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It takes little more than a cursory glance at St. Louis-natives Brittany Ferrell and Alexis Templeton to recognize that they may… Read More

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