by Kenneth Braswell onApril 3, 2013
African Americans are still impoverished nearly 30 years after a controversial report inspired the phrase "blaming the victim," Kenneth Braswell writes at Ebony.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 8, 2013
If you thought Tavis Smiley's campaign to get the issue on our national agenda would end with the election, think again.
by Akiba Solomon onNovember 12, 2012
President Obama will be in the White House for four more years, but it was a tough road, marked especially by the war on women. Colorlines columnist Akiba Solomon shares what she's learned from this exhausting 2012 election.
by Hillary Crosley onNovember 11, 2012
In an interview, the professor pulled no punches regarding the president's priorities.
by Fredrick C. Harris onOctober 29, 2012
President Barack Obama's blackness shouldn't quiet African-American intellectuals' critiques of the POTUS, writes Fredrick C. Harris in the New York Times.
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As Biden and Ryan spar, a moderator shines, and yet too many Americans are ignored.
by Steven Gray onApril 25, 2012
A new book by the duo tries to make poverty an issue for the 2012 election.
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