No, We Are Not “Making It About Race”: An Interview With Samuel James


“If you can figure out how to get a Facebook account, you can figure out how not to be racist.” — Samuel Jones

On Paula Deen and the Pervasiveness of Racism


Crucifying Paula Deen for her racism is a way of denying our own.

Does Black Life Matter More When Raised by White Parents?

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Chad Goller-Sojourner knows the value of at least one white privilege.

The Invisible World of Rural Black America: Part 2

Pops and Uncle Bennie

Join Lola Rainey on a guided tour through American history with her father and uncle, sons of a Texas sharecropper.

About My Sentence

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Spoon Jackson, who has served 34 years of a life sentence in prison, faces the reality of his fate.

Why Did Freddy E Do It? Black Men and Suicide


Why Black men are killing themselves, warning signs, and what to do if you’re worried about someone.

Are American Churches As Racist As My Mom?

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Fear is what we feel, denial is what we do, and defensiveness is how we do it.

An Education in Inequality


What Tim Brown has learned from the Penn State scandal about institutional racism.