From Rage to Rest and Back Again: The Importance of Self-Care In the Face Of Injustice
It's great to fight for justice. But running on empty can not be the default way of functioning.
Hair Braiding Shop Of Horror: A Lesson In Etiquette For My Tween
Teaching tweens manners becomes the lesson of the day during a hair braiding session that goes totally wrong.
The Theory Of Justice: One Black Man’s Frightening Encounter With a Cop & His Power
One man's harrowing experience being stopped by a cop just outside his apartment—and the imbalance of power in the exchange.
Tim Wise on Black Pain: Most White Americans are ‘Completely Oblivious’
Tim Wise boldly goes takes it there: when it comes to race, he writes, most whites are completely oblivious to what it means to be Black in America.
Melissa Harris-Perry’s Letter of Sympathy For Mike Brown’s Mother (VIDEO)
Sympathy for Mike Brown's mother is necessary and right. Melissa Harris-Perry states the case.
Finding Hope and Humanity In Ferguson On Thanksgiving Day
While contemplating Ferguson on Thanksgiving Day, our Faith & Motherhood columnist is grateful for that sliver of hope she still has for humanity.
12-Year-Old Shot By Police: No Safe Place For Black Children
Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old shot by police, was a child who had the right to be just that... A CHILD.
Black Girls Fighting: Is Reality TV Inciting Our Daughters To Violence?
Black girls fighting on reality TV has our daughters thinking they need to use their fists to problem solve—and they're hurting because of it.