Why Are Most Violent People Male?

Andrew Smiler considers several reasons why violent people are more likely to be male than female.

High School Poetry Series: Gender, Identity, and Race — Jazmyn Alexander

“This gotta end, where do we begin? Rest in peace… Tray, Eric, Mike, and all black men.”

Baltimore Uprising: Getting Involved in the Civil Rights Movement of the Now

America is in a “state of emergency” in relation to the way it views and treats people of color. The Baltimore uprising is a symptom of a much larger problem all marginalized groups face in the United States.

Letters of Courage, Stories of Healing: Letters to Trayvon

How often do we have the opportunity to hear the life story of our fallen youth? To hear the stories that make them the people that they were at the time of their death and a permanent fixture in our souls.

Why Black Lives Don’t Matter To Grand Juries

America has an empathy problem.

Athletes Across The Nation Join ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Protest (PHOTOS)

From the NFL to the NBA to Professional Soccer, from LeBron James to Reggie Bush, athletes join in solidarity and protest: #ICantBreathe

I Am Not Just an Angry Black Man

“Black men are not inherently nefarious.” Dr. Charles Corprew offers the science behind the spiral of racism and violence.

#LastWords: A Tribute to Men Killed by Police

Shirin-Banou Barghi created this series of graphics dedicated to the victims to those killed by police officers.

How a Good Man Battled Racism and Died for It…And Why We Have to Keep Fighting a Hundred Years Later

Historian Louis Venters reexamines the life of a forgotten African-American intellectual and religious leader, and explains why the battle for racial justice is neverending.