I deeply understand the violence Ta-Nehisi Coates identifies in his new book, but it does not quite fit in my personal paradigm. My violence, and the violence of other Black women, is of a different hue.
Both liberal and conservative appropriations of the #BlackLivesMatter movement contribute to the continuing oppression and silencing of Black activists, especially Black women.
Echoing Ida founder Alicia Walters speaks with CNN’s Don Lemon and human behavior analyst Dr. Wendy Walsh about Rachel Dolezal’s racial identity and explains why “having the right hairstyle and knowing [Black] history…does not make you Black in this country.”
Whether we are being charged for cheering at a graduation or treated like delinquents for attending a pool party, this week has been a reminder that Black people are still criminalized for being human.
Baltimore’s water shutoff crackdown focuses on households, while businesses, government offices, and nonprofits accounted for the vast majority of the unpaid water fees.
Austin ranks high on lists of “family-friendly” American cities, but according a new report, its “family-friendly” benefits are primarily enjoyed by white Austinites—a group which makes up the minority of total Austin residents.
#BlackSpring is here: the uprisings happening in cities nationwide as part of a collective fight for racial justice in all areas of Black lives.
In his TED Talk, Clint Smith talks about the rules his parents set, which effectively stripped away parts of his childhood, “just so that I could come home at night.”
As this video demonstrates, racial equality includes seeing people as who they are, not what they look like.
The law enforcement system has been constructed to treat us like sub-human suspects. For some people this comes as a surprise. For others, it is simply reality.