A poem about finding oneself and living life fully
I am a community worker, a father, a brother, an artist, a singer, a writer and poet—a giver of love. And mine is a black life.
July 30 is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Modern-day slavery is real and ever-present.
Are reactions to tragedies really so heartless or do we just notice the hate more?
Compensatory reparations should be limited to the harms of the Jim Crow era.
Who sets the definition for race?
The fact is that since the dawn of the republic, we have always been a politically fractured nation.
Dr. Ben Carson, like the Tom archetype he embodies, appears anti-rebellious and indifferent to the type of racism that sparked Ferguson’s uprising.
From trivialization to criminalization: the black body, the white media and the pattern of persecution.
Imagine that on any given day a white person could be lynched or beaten to death, just because they’re white.
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.
Thomas Fiffer breaks with tradition to offer four new questions for the Passover seder.
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.
Washington gridlock can be annoying, but that doesn’t mean bipartisan consensus produced outcomes that are necessarily more popular.
To overcome racism we need to overcome separation and ignorance. Familiarity, socializing, play and fun together breeds closeness, affection and care.
Steve Harper reflects on the way race impacts his life.