As Ferguson Prepares For the Anniversary of Mike Brown’s Shooting, a Touching Video Highlights Langston Hughes “Kids Who Die.”
The anniversary of Mike Brown's shooting inspired this reflection on the deaths of children killed at the hands of police and racists, set to the words of Langston Hughes' prophetic anti-lynching poem, "Kids Who Die."
Harm & Neglect: a Black Lives Matter Public Service Announcement (VIDEO)
Black lives matter. Activist Torri Stuckey makes it plain in this spoken word PSA.
D’Angelo on Saturday Night Live: a Celebration of Artistry and the Importance of Black Lives (VIDEO)
Watch D'Angelo on "Saturday Night Live." He'll make you believe in music again.
From Datcher Dreams to His Americus: Holiday Reading for the Winter, Torched and Charred
The Michael Datcher Americus novel is a study in Black and white.
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.
What Will I Tell My Son? Parenting In the Age of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Mike Brown
As the Eric Garner grand jury decision winds its way through the news, one mom contemplates what her fear means for her biracial son.
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.