A Mother of Black Boys Reflects on the Day She Heard Darrin Manning’s Story

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Andrea Lawful-Trainer pleads with Philadelphians to not let Darrin Manning’s suffering be in vain.

A Question About the Darrin Manning Case That Still Hasn’t Been Answered

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Why hasn’t the racial makeup of the grand jury convened for Darrin Manning’s case been disclosed?

Race and Class in Harlem: A 21st Century Perspective

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It’s time to talk the right talk when it comes to combating poverty in America.

Why I Can’t Watch the Video of the NYPD Murdering Eric Garner

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Taxpayer-funded hate crimes, like the murder of Eric Garner, is particularly traumatizing to blacks who are already distrustful of police.

Public Space — How We See People Matters

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Josh Magill shares the important lesson he learned from his father many years ago.

Ann Coulter is Smarter Than You

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A master of the modern phenomenon of trolling, Ann Coulter knew what she wrote would get her name tweeted thousands of times and posted on Facebook hundreds of thousands more.

The U.S.A. Doesn’t Want You

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A complete lesson in how U.S. immigration policy has helped create structural racism.

The Mindless Co-Opting Of A Loaded Word: Am I Your Ni**a?

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A White male got called the N-word. By a White teenager. Is the dreaded word now a…brand?

Donald Sterling, Mark Cuban and the Bigger Picture We’re Not Seeing

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B.O.L.D member Joshua Rivers has a change of heart on the Donald Sterling fiasco, calls for extermination!

The Women Are Smarter. So What?

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Are research findings that girls have better grades than boys a challenge to the male ego?

Some Preliminary Thoughts on My Daughters and Race: You Are Not “Other”

Some Preliminary Thoughts on My Daughters and Race: You Are Not “Other”

Mike Heenan reflects on his mixed-race heritage and wonders how his daughters’ ethnicity will affect their futures.

What I Learned While Teaching Black Boys

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Black boys matter. They care, and they have value.

God Was on His Side: Accessing Mark Jackson

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Jim Jividen discusses the firing of Mark Jackson and the special kind of privilege that Jackson and other avowed Christians have.

The Fortune Cookie as Parent

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In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” how do we give our children advice that is both enough and not so much that it stifles them. Look to the cookie?

Donald Sterling vs Black People/Product

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For Wilkine Brutus, Donald Sterling’s racist comments reminded him that he does and will continue to exist in a wide shadow.

White Guy Tells Black Lady to Get to the Back of the Bus, in 2014

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Welcome to racism in the USA. Don’t let the relatively infrequent “loud” examples trick you into believing racism is a thing of the past.