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Taiye Selasi – Country No…Locale Yes!

Taiye Selasi – Country No…Locale Yes! »

When someone asks you where you’re from … do you sometimes not know how to answer? Writer Taiye Selasi speaks on behalf of “multi-local” people...“How can I come from a country?” she asks. “How can a human being come from a concept?” - Read more...

Elizabeth Warren at EMK Institute “Getting to the Point” speech on racial injustice.

Elizabeth Warren at EMK Institute “Getting to the Point” speech on racial injustice. »

Half a century after the debate over the Civil Rights Act, our country has made real progress – but we have not made ENOUGH progress... - Read more...

As fathers, uncles, brothers and cousins…How do we save our children?

As fathers, uncles, brothers and cousins…How do we save our children? »

About twice a week, or every three or four days, an African American has been killed by a white police officer in the seven years ending in 2012, according to studies of the latest data compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Read more...

Mumia Abu-Jamal – And why you should know his name

Mumia Abu-Jamal – And why you should know his name »

Mumia Abu-Jamal is an African-American writer and journalist, author of six books and hundreds of columns and articles, who has spent the last 30 years on Pennsylvania’s death row and now general population, wrongfully convicted and sentenced for the murder of Philadelphia Police Officer, Daniel Faulkner. - Read more...

Cornel West Calls Out Obama’s Hypocrisy on Ferguson

Cornel West Calls Out Obama’s Hypocrisy on Ferguson »

Just like it’s not law and order when it comes to Israelis committing war crimes in Gaza but he’s law and order now when it comes to poor black people. You say, will wait a minute. The hypocrisy is overwhelming there. Spare me. - Read more...

Fear of a Black Planet

Fear of a Black Planet »

In the wake of the Michael Brown slaying, I ask myself, "Its time America really feared a Black Planet!" - Read more...