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Angela Bassett Gets Mistaken for Omarosa & Black Twitter is Appalled

Angela Bassett looked stunning during Monday’s Emmy Awards, presenting alongside funny lady Tiffany Haddish and…

Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander Named New York Times Columnist, Only Black Woman in Role

Author Michelle Alexander has joined the New York Times’ Opinion pages, the paper announced in…

New Times Op-Ed Writer Has a Colorful Past with Racist Publications

The Racist Work of a New York Times Writer

Today the New York Times announced its selection of 20 new op-ed writers who will…

NYT Columnist Charles Blow on Being Labeled Bisexual

Charles Blow Opens Up about His Sexuality

In his upcoming memoir Fire Shut Up in My Bones, New York Times columnist Charles…

What The New York Times Gets Wrong About Affirmative Action

This year’s Supreme Court docket could dramatically alter racial policy in America, with cases that…

7 Young Black Writers You Should Know

As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”…

IMMIGRANTS AT HOME:Isabel Wilkerson Explores the Great Migration

Growing up in Washington, D.C., after her parents fled the Jim Crow South, Isabel Wilkerson…

Campbell Brown’s ‘Takedown’ of Obama:Bias AND Bull

Campbell Brown should have kicked off her President Obama-bashing op-ed in the New York Times…

My ‘Streetcar’ Has Always Been Black

As an undergraduate theatre major in the 1970s with an interest in acting, I did…