There was a time—not too long ago—when black players were not allowed to play on "white" teams.
Athletes need to realize that they can shape their own image much more successfully than athletes of previous generations.
As the Obama administration tries to salvage the Secure Communities program, governors and advocates alike are calling it what it is: racial profiling.
As a young, Japanese-American child, I was held in an internment camp out of prejudice and war hysteria. America can't make the same mistake again.
Arizona's notorious anti-immigrant crusader is about to become the first State Senate president in US history to be recalled.
Why my disagreement with Cornel West about Obama's presidency generated so much excitement.
As a black man, Obama's confident knowledge of his lineage is precisely the thing that makes his American identity dubious.
What makes it so lethal is that it has broad appeal—from the far left to the far right.
The Cross of Redemption tells the story of James Baldwin as a working writer: casual, lax and preachy, but also honest, angry and brilliant.
With all due respect to the First Amendment, we need to be careful about incendiary public speech.