Tripping over Healthcare.gov problems, how quick Americans forgot about the Republican-engineered shutdown.
Al Sharpton sheds light on his new book, The Rejected Stone, his public evolution and why publishing under rap label Cash Money Records isn’t such a bad idea.
There’s a funky race and class subtext, among other things, keeping your government closed till further notice.
We get that POTUS probably got a win-win. But, did he have to go and give another damn speech about it?
While a lot of love was on display during the anniversary of the March on Washington at the National Mall on Wednesday, no down payments and no marching orders on a next step.
At issue is the disproportionate number of films capturing the Black American experience from the perspective of the helpless help – in contrast to the number portraying it from the angle of those who literally shaped it. Where are the box office hits on major Black political and civil rights leaders?
What happens when average middle class Whites pretty much find themselves in a situation as shitty as their Black counterparts? […]
While the tragedy and the Zimmerman verdict itself are nothing to laugh at, the stunned faces and rage of baffled folks in the street is something next to comical. You could see a “not guilty” verdict as close as a redneck in a pickup truck tailgating your rearview mirror.
Trayvon Martin’s death is merely one tragedy on an endless list of tragedies and grievances. The timing and branding, however, was everything. It’s not like this hadn’t happened before – in fact, it happens daily. But the story ripped through headlines and captured the political imagination of the many activists around it.
If recent events revealed anything, it’s that there is no such thing as “Black politics” … or even “Black power” […]