Mychal Denzel Smith is the New York Times-bestselling author of Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching and a 2017 NAACP Image Award nominee.
The president should condemn violence at home, and hold himself accountable for violence abroad, as well.
There's nothing natural about black boys dying at age 17. We have to stop acting as if there is.
Kathryn Jean Lopez is disappointed that the first lady holds Beyoncé in such high regard. Even if she didn’t, that wouldn’t stop the racist and sexist attacks aimed at her.
We create images of monsters and then wonder why people go out slaying them.
What’s a little permanent brain damage when you’re facing a life of debilitating poverty?
The math doesn’t add up. It shouldn't cost Obama votes—and it won’t.