black community

‘Black Panther’ Petition: Vivica A. Fox Supports It, Gary Owen Does Not

Pretty much every Black person in America has been geeked about the highly anticipated Black Panther film.…

This Is Luv

#ThisisLuvHighlights LGBT Love and Acceptance

You Belong Co-Founders, former NFL player Wade Davis and writer Darnell L. Moore teamed up…

The Society of Fugitives

The Effect Aggressive Policing Has on Black Communities

The police, in Goffman’s portrayal in On the Run, are at full-fledged war with residents.…

America Is Not For Black People

This Country is Not For Us

Part of the reason we're seeing so many Black men killed is that police officers…

Claim that Most Abortion Clinics Are Located in Black or Hispanic Neighborhoods Is False

The False Claim that Most Abortion Clinics are in Black Communities

Antiabortion activists often claim that most abortion clinics are located in predominantly Black or Hispanic…

Where Are The Heroes To Save Pittsburgh's African-American Center?

Who Will Save The August Wilson Center?

In 2009 a gleaming performing arts space opened to great fanfare in downtown Pittsburgh. The…

Kobe: Brown remarks 'surprised me'

Jim Brown, Kobe Bryant Feud

Two days after Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown said Kobe Bryant was "somewhat…

Closing Schools Without Discussion Won't Fix Chicago's System

Chicago’s Education Problem Not Solved by Closing Schools

"School reform" is one of those phrases that everybody, it seems, can get behind. Progressives…

Retail Redlining: One of the Most Pervasive Forms of Racism Left in America?

Racism and Retail Redlining

David Mekarski, the village administrator for the south Chicago suburb of Olympia Fields, told a…

Jackie Robinson

Black Kids Don’t Dream of Baseball

I love baseball, deeply. I played stickball and punchball growing up on the potholed streets…