Don’t be that guy. – Ed. note – Don’t click the link in the first sentence if you don’t want to be pissed off. It drives traffic to his site. Tony didn’t want to link to it, but I felt it was important to show what inspired his post. Way back in 2009, a blog post […]
The way we talk about privilege implies that if you drew the right card, your life is perfect.
Killing a man in the United States is faster and easier than ordering fast food at a drive-thru.
Adam Dyer wonders if shifting from a model of independence to interdependence would be better than relying on “war, conquering and oppression” for battles we just can’t win.
Sherri Rosen believes that it would benefit both men and women to create a system whereby sex work could be legal and safe.
Here’s the complete list of all 28 black people you probably don’t know about.
Lynn Beisner thought her father-in-law was experiencing dementia… Then she realized that it was just a case of too much Right Wing extremism.
How many black Hollywood directors can you name?
Mainstream comic book companies long denied having a diversity problem. Dwayne McDuffie made them take notice.
Juan Almeida overcame racism and poverty to become one of the most important revolutionaries in Cuba.
The journalist who helped end segregation in the military also published the first comic book with black heroes and black creators.
His son wrote a book loosely based on his life. That book is The Count of Monte Cristo.
Jupiter Hammon was the first published black American poet. He was writing before the United States even existed.
There have only been four black governors of U.S. states. Pinckney Pinchback was the first.
The revolt aboard The Amistad and the subsequent Supreme Court trial indicated a shift in U.S. views towards slavery. In a sense, Joseph Cinque heralded the beginning of the end of slavery in the United States.
There have only been nine black U.S. Senators in American history. Hiram Rhodes Revels was the first.
Madison Washington led the most successful slave revolt in U.S. history.