September 10, 2010
Barack Obama today issued a proclamation declaring next week, September 12 through September 18, 2010, National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week.
by Nsenga Burton onAugust 27, 2010
The former president helps to free a teacher from eight years of hard labor.
September 24, 2009
If we are limited to an endless debate over whether tea partiers have racist hearts, then we miss the bigger question of whether they seek to build a racist society.
by jimi izrael onSeptember 22, 2009
How quick are you to think race is behind daily insults?
September 22, 2009
President Obama was "getting it in" last night on Letterman. After a verbose question from Letterman about former Prez Jimmy Carter's allegations about a racist America, Obama told Letterman that he was, in fact, a black man before the 2008 election.
by Sherrilyn A. Ifill onSeptember 19, 2009
The response to the former president, particularly from Democrats, is a reflection of how fearful wwe remain about talking honsetly about race and in America.
by Sophia Nelson onSeptember 17, 2009
What Jimmy Carter and a pivotal scene from “Rosewood” have to say about President Obama and America’s increasingly hostile race relations.
by Kai Wright onSeptember 17, 2009
The White House’s fear of challenging the tea-bag madness is typical of its cautious politics. The rest of us accept it at our peril.
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