mike brown
I am tired of driving by makeshift memorials on street corners or Facebook pages or Twitter feeds.
Grace Bush is already ahead of the game. As if graduating from high school at 16 wasn’t exceptional enough, Bush can add another accomplishment to her belt: college grad.

May 8, 2014 at 11:30am | 25 comments

Unfortunately, racism is more American than apple pie.

Apr 30, 2014 at 10:00am | 93 comments

In spite of empirical data proving African-American fathers are just as involved with their children as other dads—whether they live with them or not—the myth that Black fathers are derelict in their duty persists.
clutch magazine
"Skin toning,” as it’s called in Nigeria, is big business. According to the World Health Organization, nearly 77-percent of Nigerian women, the highest percentage in the world, use skin-lightening products on a regular basis.
While some have argued that people of color can put an end to racism if we just stop calling it as we see it, scientist and activist Joseph Osmundson is imploring his white brethren to become allies in the fight against racism.
women of color
After being told he has six months to live because of an enlarged heart, 15-year-old Anthony Stokes was recently informed he would not be placed on the list to receive a life-saving heart transplant because of his history of “non-compliance.”
When I hear other women say they can’t stand women, it makes me sad because what they’re really saying is that they can’t stand parts of themselves.