Ed Madden juxtaposes gender, race, and paint samples in this surprising prose poem.

Comment of the Day: ‘Most ‘black’ people in America really aren’t ‘black.’

Who sets the definition for race?

Why We Still Need to Talk About Race and Privilege

Why I gotta bring up old sh*t like race?

Why are Today’s Progressive Political Heroes Still Old White Men?

Can a far-left progressive who’s also a minority make it in politics?

The Race Card Made the Oscars Relevant Again—But at What Cost?

Were the Oscars #sowhite on purpose?

The Man who Began Campaigning Against #OscarsSoWhite 74 Years Ago

Nodding heads and vague plans haven’t worked so far. It’s time for movie viewers to demand a change.

Zero Waste Guy Crosses the Finish Line: Los Angeles Marathon Recap

The marathon day was draining, but did it lead to a deeper sleep?

My African Friend, Joanie

I can’t understand the cruelty of humanity. And I know it still goes on.

Bias from Multiple Angles: An Idea Called Intersectionality

Bias comes in many different forms, and it doesn’t always add up the way we expect.

The Weekend I Learned About Racism First Hand

He went to California to attend a wedding and instead found racism. — Hungry from the plane ride from Hawaii to California I rush out of my motel hoping to find a diner, fast food restaurant, really anything that could satisfy the rumblings in my tummy. I didn’t pack much in the way of clothes since I had only […]

Driving Black and Brown, the Veil, and ‘Double Consciousness’

Can we abolish the denial systems that prevent many of us grasping our social privileges?

Is the Race Worth the Cost (and the Waste)?

There are so many obstacles to finishing a race, including some moral ones.

Hey, Right Wing Guys: President Obama is Not the Problem. It’s Your Mindset

The fact is that since the dawn of the republic, we have always been a politically fractured nation.

Consider This When Judging a Basketball Brawl

What’s so different about a fight in basketball?