In a piece at Ebony magazine, Jamilah Lemieux says she's finally getting the message that some white people have been sending for years: When it comes to racially insensitive outfits, they just want to do what they want to do. So stop trying to find a teachable moment.
In response to a white blogger who questioned the veracity of hip-hop artist Questlove's moving Facebook response to George Zimmerman's acquittal, at Ebony, Jamilah Lemieux challenges the broad expanse of white privilege.
Last week, many were shocked to hear that Florida teenager Jordan Davis was shot by a white man at a gas station, but Ebony's Jamilah Lemieux was not. Instead she wonders how many more will fall victim to terrified and displaced white males in the Obama era.
Ebony's Jamilah Lemieux challenges the arguments of Abigail Fisher, a white candidate who says she was denied the right to attend the University of Texas, which insists she wouldn't have gotten in even without affirmative action.
Jamilah Lemieux writes at Ebony that Republican Missouri Rep. and Senate hopeful Todd Akin is not the only one who has trouble with victim shaming. She says that our cultures (American and black) don't trust women.