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UVA President, Head of Black Student Union, Testify on Campus Racism

House Democrats hosted a Capitol Hill forum on Affirmative Action, Inclusion and Racial Climate on America’s Campuses on September 8. Student leaders, college diversity officials, and...

A Presidency Born of White Privilege

He has been President for six months. Hell, it feels like six years. Every evening, there is breaking news about this Administration. Since last January,...

The Virginia GOP is Trying To Disenfranchise 206,000 Ex-Felons

Today the Virginia Supreme Court heard the GOP’s challenge to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s May 2016 Executive Order, which restored voting rights to an estimated...

Even Kendrick Lamar’s View of Black Respectability is Problematic

Let me preface this by saying Kendrick Lamar is incredibly talented and is easily one of the realest dudes in hip hop right now....

Ohio teacher to black student: “We do not need another black...

Last week a white teacher in Ohio was suspended for telling a black student, "we don't need another black president" in response to the...

Broadband Access Can Help Us Fulfill the Dream

It's been fifty years since Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., led the March on Washington to protest racism, unemployment, and economic inequities affecting African Americans. ...

3 Videos: In Powerful Morehouse Address, President Obama Talks Race, Excuses...

President Obama delivered the commencement speech at Morehouse College today.  The College's President, John S. Wilson, was the former head of the White House's...

How Alaska Rep Don Young’s “Wetback” Comment Doesn’t Change the GOP

It's going to take more than a new suit and tie. When it comes to racial issues, the Republican Party reminds me of a...

Why Isn’t Trayvon Martin’s Killer in Jail for Financial Crimes?

A year later, most of the hashtags are gone and the hoodied profile pics have fallen to the back of Facebook photo albums. Meanwhile, a mother and father are still left to mourn their son...

Teach the Story of the Wilmington Ten

It took a long time to hear the story. As a native of Wilmington, I spent my childhood walking our historic streets and learning...