By Be Moore In 1991, Howard University rested squarely in the hood. Now, the university hasn’t MOVED, but think of the hood as a sort of tide that rises and encompasses areas, and other times recedes, leaving traces like flopping fish on the ground after a tidal wave. We we’re under water. Along with hood, […]
I used to believe people were confused about the meaning of words involving social justice. I figured when someone referred to any discussions about race as “racist” he or she was simply misinformed. Now, I know better. Some people have redefined words like “racist” in order to avoid talking about race. Others do so purposefully […]
On Feb. 1, 2012, the Huffington Post reported that Republican Kansas House Speaker Mike O’Neal forwarded an email stating the following: “At last — I can honestly voice a Biblical prayer for our president! Look it up — it is word for word! Let us all bow our heads and pray. Brothers and Sisters, can […]
Orange County Republican party official Marilyn Davenport apologized Monday night to fellow party members for sending out an email depicting President Obama’s head on the body of an ape.
“Upward of 120 million people of African descent live in Latin America today,’’ says Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., who, even though he is a scholar of African-American history, says he was staggered by the number when he first learned of it.
Misplaced Priorities tracks the steady shift of state funds away from education and toward the criminal justice system.
Under the term African American, there is a system of separation that involves numerous shades of ‘”Black.”
A decision to use the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to make up a snow day in Georgia and the Carolinas has infuriated civil rights leaders, who say the districts are insulting the civil rights icon.