Compensatory reparations should be limited to the harms of the Jim Crow era.
To combat racism and heal society we must first be able to talk about it. Until then, nothing will change.
It officially ended 150 years ago on April 9 in Appomattox with General Lee’s surrender, but the deep divisions that produced the Civil War still roil our national psyche.
Half a century after the civil rights movement removed most of the legal aspects of the Jim Crow regime the vast majority of religious people in America do not see fit to worship next to people of another race.
In the wake of the controversy which led to the closing of the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter, Louis Venters shares a blast from the Confederate past.
Jarrett Neal reflects on the heartbreak and alcoholism that so often attended black men from “the Jim Crow South” in this searing poem.
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.
Jamie Utt has a request for his fellow white people this Thanksgiving weekend.
Should an author write characters of a different race than his own? Is that exploitation? Appropriation? Race denial? Or is it the author’s right? A conversation with Bill Cheng and Christine Lee Zilka on writing outside one’s race.
A classic example of a test designed to produce whatever result the tester wants.
Apparently, there is an appropriate way to be a black man in 2013. Christian Coleman wants to discuss why it is that he doesn’t give a damn.
Advocates said, ““It’s about shifting the dialogue so we can start talking about the root causes of homelessness.” A “bill of rights” for the homeless population of California is one step closer to becoming law after being passed by the Assembly Judiciary Committee this last week. According to Raw Story, the bill, which was introduced…
Lola Rainey joins two septuagenarian relatives for a Texas road trip through a vanishing America.
Logan Smith reminds us, “Freedom of speech doesn’t apply to the societal consequences that speech may provoke.”
If so, what does that mean exactly? If not, why not?
Why inmates should have the right to vote