If the "playing field" is to be level for African-Americans, those who profited from slavery and racism must make amends. Yes, I mean reparations.
American football is full of metaphors and paradoxes. The NFL is the most socialistic framework and business model in all of professional sports.
There is an idea "that racism lives in the heart of particularly evil individuals, as opposed to the heart of a democratic society."
Black History Month is American History Month. It's too long for a hashtag. But what better way to honor the legacies of founding African American historians?
It's too late to preach tolerance by the time someone is a full-time corporate employee. Sensitivity must begin before children attend schools, and continue through their formative years.
In the primary elections, hundreds of thousands of Democratic voters selected candidates who advocated a different, more progressive direction for New York City.
The success of the struggle in Detroit will hinge especially on the degree of anti-racist understanding achieved by white people and workers in particular.
On June 8, the Columbus Dispatch carried a poll that measured people's opinions on issues concerning affirmative action, race, and LGBT questions.
Question nine on the census form raises a big question on race and self-identity.