More than a quarter of African-Americans live in poverty. During Black History Month, we should speak truthfully about the economic legacy that drives this inequality.
In today’s media climate, it’s much easier to smear critics of the push for war on Iran as “anti-Semites” than to deal honestly with the facts.
From Newt Gingrich to Ron Paul, Republican presidential candidates have stopped speaking in code and embraced baldly racist rhetoric.
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.