Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Why White People Should Memorialize April 4th

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

In America, January 15th—Rev. Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday—has become a day of national reflection on the life and legacy of Dr. King. Thanks... Read More

Can Black People Be Anything Other Than Pawns to Donald Trump?

Can Black People Be Anything Other Than Pawns to Donald Trump?

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

The recent photo of Kellyanne Conway, Donald Trump’s counselor, kneeling on a couch in the Oval Office has been stirring up a lot of... Read More

Maya WIley, Julianne Malveaux

The NAACP’s Next Leader Should be a Woman

by #teamEBONY

Ben Jealous’ announcement that he will step down from the leadership of the NAACP, the oldest Black civil rights organization, opens up a space... Read More

President Barack Obama

Black Leaders Score Obama’s Speech

by The Root

In his State of the Union address tonight, President Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour and guaranteeing that preschool is provided... Read More

President Barack Obama

Black Leaders Score Obama’s Speech

by The Root

In his State of the Union address tonight, President Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour and guaranteeing that preschool is provided... Read More