The Problem With Black Pete: the Dutch Christmas Tradition Is Fueled By Racist Antics
The obsession with Black Pete in the Netherlands is offensive—and it's time Blacks here in America raise our voices to help put an end to the tradition.
Black Girls With Dark Skin Face Harsher School Discipline
When it comes to Black girls and school discipline, dark-skinned girls are facing harsher penalties than all other races.
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.