But victory for Obama in 2012 would signify more racial progress than it did in 2008
Using certain words to invoke stereotypes and racial fear is a reprehensible but time-worn tactic
Hemsley’s George Jefferson was one of the most abrasive and difficult-to-like men on TV, but he was adored precisely because he was so unapologetic about black ascension
The sublime show speaks to the anxiety of the modern white American male who is in danger of losing his grip on power
Was Romney actually speaking to the NAACP, or using them to help himself?
Anderson Cooper’s coming out got more attention, but Frank Ocean’s heralds more social change
We just push the feelings down and don’t complain. That’s why our side of the work-family debate rarely gets told
He was a symbol, but not a solution
Certain sports teams used to grab a special place in the black collective mind. Do any teams do that today?
The loss of human potential for getting caught with a small amount of pot is enormous, and blacks disproportionately pay the price