Cord Jefferson argues at Gawker that while it's understandable that Brown's actions get more attention than those of less-famous white men accused of the same thing, there are some signs of prejudice in the attacks on the singer and his fans.
Cord Jefferson writes at BET News that we shouldn't turn a blind eye toward suppression efforts aimed at younger voters.
BET's Cord Jefferson says it made perfect sense for the black Utah Republican to get into politics, but when it comes to her assessment of the president, she's dead wrong.
Writing at BET, Cord Jefferson says that the racial disparity in marijuana busts paints a clear picture of two different Americas: one for whites and one for others.
BET's Cord Jefferson writes that a report indicating that California's black community finds its mental-health services inadequate and unhelpful shows that at least some African Americans are taking the issue seriously.
In an opinion piece for BET News, Cord Jefferson worries that the GOP is spending more money than ever, while President Obama is still waiting for supporters to get their checkbooks out again.
Other blacks often look at black atheists or agnostics as alien or pitiable, despite their growing numbers, Cord Jefferson writes in an enlightening blog entry at Gawker.
As the Affordable Care Act remains in jeopardy, BET's Cord Jefferson focuses on studies that show what the law has meant to African Americans and how we will be affected if the Supreme Court rules against it.
Cord Jefferson, in a blog at BET, says that the growing African-American atheist movement is a reminder to Americans that not all black heroes rose from the church.
Cord Jefferson blogs at BET.com that in the aftermath of the Roland Martin Twitter flap, the gay-rights organization is being unfairly criticized for targeting black men.
Sounding more impassioned than he has since saying he was looking to “kick ass” during the BP oil spill, President Obama held a press conference at the White House today to talk about his controversial new tax package.
An Obama administration official has hinted that the House will today vote on the long-running Pigford-Cobell lawsuit, thus coming one step closer to concluding a case that’s been drawn out for decades now.
Try to think of any other time that a white politician was so bracingly direct when speaking to his mostly-white constituency about racism.
Republican Steve Cooley has just conceded to Kamala Harris in California’s attorney general race, making Harris the first African-American attorney general in the state’s history.
Two men in Los Angeles are allegedly giving surplus Four Loko to those who need it least: the homeless.
Old white wealthy Republican voters came out in droves for the 2010 midterm elections; minorities stayed home.
A full twenty days after the close of the midterm elections, California’s attorney general race is still too close to call, but Democratic candidate Kamala Harris appears to have a slight lead.
The Kardashian sisters today came under fire by consumer advocacy groups for the predatory hidden fees of their newly released prepaid debit cards.
Americans are finally shunning the death penalty, and it means a lot for the black community.
With the midterms behind us, let’s take a look at some of the important leaders Democrats put forth in order to advertise their case to the African American community.