by Gil Robertson onMay 17, 2013
Writing at the Huffington Post, Gil Robertson says that African Americans should pay close attention to this example of how to manage a group agenda.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMay 1, 2013
A civil rights organization, concerned about "a cynical attempt to pit two vulnerable minority communities against one another," is spreading the word about new data.
by Erika Nicole Kendall onApril 24, 2013
Ebony's Erika Nicole Kendall says that black America's health problems are not caused by black women who love their "thick" bodies, and destroying their self-esteem isn't a solution.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 25, 2013
In today's link roundup: How young people are working to change America's image of Africa. Plus: National Action Network's Breaking Barriers Award Goes to Glenn H. Hutchins.
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A majority of Americans apparently don't like blacks. How is that possible in a postracial America?
by Helena Andrews onAugust 29, 2012
A Spanish magazine's seminude homage to the first lady hits all the wrong notes.
by Jamilah Lemieux onMay 10, 2012
In a piece for Ebony, Jamilah Lemieux says the public suggestions that black people are all the same when it comes to weight, sexuality, marriage or anything else have got to stop.
by Hillary Crosley onMarch 29, 2012
Black and Latino Bronx, N.Y., natives say that NYPD Operation Clean Halls made them feel inhuman.
by Claudio E. Cabrera onJanuary 9, 2012
African-American New Orleanians are calling a new law "the black code."
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