What does “acting white” look like?
I was struck by how quickly many pundits jumped on President Obama’s comment regarding ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) in which he stated, “…we do not have a strategy yet…” Why the surprise? Why any outrage? ...
I never wanted to become the poster child for anything, let alone domestic violence. But my blood is boiling, so when I say shut up, I'm venting at all those people out there who insist on blaming the victim.
When President Obama was questioned about countering the Islamic terrorists (ISIS) in Syria, his response was "We don’t have a strategy yet," and this exemplifies the status of our foreign policy.
Black life, for the most part, has become a myriad of frustration, doubt, hopelessness, desperation, despair, struggle and fear.
Despite these last few months of hot and lazy days, it’s been hard not to notice a cold political wind blowing through the country. The magazine Foreign Affairs captured it with its latest cover, a mockup of a travel poster ...
Some have argued that Ferguson is symbolic of “inner city America.” They argue that Ferguson is about racism, hopelessness, structural and systemic discrimination, and blacks who feel helpless.
In one instant, Michael Brown was identified as a threat and in the next he was dead. The people in Ferguson, Missouri have seen this story before and they are tired of its repetitive nature.
The beheading of American journalist James Foley was horrifying. My prayers are with his family. May God comfort Foley's soul in eternity.
Many African Americans feel like there has been an unofficial war declared on blacks, especially young black males.
Americans could use a crash course in math. According to a new study from the Brookings Institution, jobs in science, technology, engineering and math are vacant for more than twice as long as non-STEM positions— largely because employers can't find ...
This is a call for all eligible black folks to register and vote in every election from now until eternity, so we can stop the rallies, marches and demonstrations related to voting.
Every day, we turn on the television and hear about all the wars in the Middle East. Life is bad in the Middle East.
Smart, successful, funny and handsome. Robin Williams seemed to have it all. And yet, today he is dead. Apparently, by his own choice.
One of the cardinal lessons of international conflict resolution is that two fighting is worth more than negotiating.