In defense of the defenseless argument
The stench of racism -- of assuming that a Black person doesn't belong just because they're Black -- extends past our shores, and we'd be foolish to assume otherwise
Intrigued by his comments about Luol Deng, our crack research team discovered a few more of Danny Ferry's scouting reports on NBA players
Damon's latest for EBONY on the similarities between Ray Rice defenders and the people defending George Zimmerman and Darren Wilson
What I read here is a man who might not be a racist, but lazily drew racist conclusions to an issue that goes much deeper than any cosmetic racial concerns
This cop assumed that because of the color of my skin I was in some kind of secret club that snickers and trades racist jokes. When he saw my reaction then he realized I wasn’t
True progress isn't Jackie Robinson making the Brooklyn Dodgers. It's the .220 Black hitter with the above average arm making the Dodgers.
I’ve wondered if I’ve become “The Black Friend” -- the safe space where good intentioned White folks can ask questions or think through the first-drafts of their thoughts on race and structural inequality
Because its been that kind of week, a Black man in Seattle gets maced, cuffed, and detained for ?????? Who cares. He's Black.
It would have felt better to hear an angrier, a more fed up, a more outraged President today.
This is Ferguson, Missouri, but this could happen in Pittsburgh and DC and Chicago and Portland and wherever you're reading this from.
I wish I was writing to you from a place charged with an impassioned call to arms. I want nothing more than to have the answers. Or even just the right questions. But I'm empty-handed. And numb.
Panama recently had a conversation with a co-worker about race after she discovered that racism's still alive, they just be concealing it. Here's how the conversation went.