HIGH SCHOOL FINALIST: A Black face in my high school would become as foreign as a repressed memory that everyone just seemed to forget existed.
Randall Kennedy is fascinated by a paradox: the color line's persistence and its seeming implosion.
More than two weeks after the GOP candidate was accused of sexual harassment, Republican men still support him.
“Is OWS diverse enough?” is not the right question. The real challenge is ensuring the movement has a racial justice agenda.
Sexual harassment had been a common experience of black women’s work life since they arrived in America, and it was black women plaintiffs who first comprehended that sexual abuse at work was discrimination.
I was aware not only of being hated but also of hating myself from two points of view in the same mind—a brand of self-hatred that identifies the me in you and hates you for it.
It is important, not only for black women but for all of us, to rethink the ways to critique and resist the "crooked" force of racism and sexism in our cultural and political life.
There will not be justice for Troy Davis. But his case has reawakened Americans to a relic of injustice that must be abolished once and for all.
Electoral racism may be dead, but is there a more subtle form of racism at work in the white flight from Obama?
A biographer's flawed attempt to rediscover the politics in the decidedly political life of Malcolm X.