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by Martin Johnson

For years, I thought that sports journalist Stephen A. Smith was all style and no substance.  Now I’m realizing that… Read More

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Is ‘Going Green’ for White People?

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Like most topics having to do with environmentalism, when the issues of climate change and sustainable living come up in the media, images of White… Read More

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With embers of the firestorm that followed the death of Staten… Read More

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Stephen A. Smith 'Provokes' Debate about Violence Against Women

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Last week, there was a great deal of debate regarding the NFL’s treatment of Ray Rice, the Baltimore Ravens… Read More

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Is a 'Ghanaian Spring' Coming?

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On Wednesday July 23rd, 60 protesters converged on the steps of the Ghanaian Embassy in Washington, DC. Brandishing signs… Read More

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by Kristian Davis Bailey

Over 1000 Palestinians have been killed and 4,500… Read More

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Has Tony Dungy Really Been Reading His Bible?

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The Freedom Side - a collective of young leaders comprised of members of the Dream Defenders, United We Dream, Young… Read More

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by Kristian Davis Bailey

Over 550 Palestinians have been killed and 3,000 injured by the Israeli Defense Forces in the Gaza Strip since July 8. United… Read More

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