I joined the Air Force after graduating from high school. It seemed like the best decision for me and my boyfriend at the time. We wanted to be on our own and start a new life together. We promised to ...
Consider this an open letter to the African American community south of the Mason-Dixie line.
While Black people are bogged down in shallow and meaningless political discourse, our vaunted Black organizations continue to be M.I.A. except for their time in front of the cameras with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
Our nation continues to marshal support for the people of Flint, Michigan, after it was discovered that the water supply was contaminated with extremely dangerous amounts of lead
Although the former Corinthian Colleges, once one of the nation’s largest for-profit colleges, closed its doors last year, many of the problems incurred by its former students persist. The now-defunct college is the only questionable actor among for-profit colleges.
Some words seem rarely mentioned in this highly toxic political season. We’ve heard about bombs and walls, but very little about peace.
I have repeatedly heard many of the talking heads in Washington, D.C. and the Republican establishment accuses Donald Trump and his presidential campaign of engaging in a hostile takeover of the Republican Party. I agree with them.
Women entrepreneurs have a powerful role model when they consider Madam C.J. Walker.
I need advice about a terrible family situation that involves me and all of my siblings, and it’s breaking us apart.
In recent months, this column has reported on a series of settlements reached between banks and finance companies with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Department of Justice. All of the actions were taken to resolve claims of discrimination ...
Aren’t you tired of the rap and clap sessions by political wannabees and their respective contingents? I know I am.
In many ways the casting of Zoe Saldana as the singer and activist Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic stings more for people of color than the recent announcement that white actor Joseph Fiennes was selected to play Michael Jackson.
Black History Month gives us the opportunity to reflect on the countless examples of the contributions that African-Americans have made to build our country.
My girls will think it's more than a little bit ironic that I am writing a story about emojis, those characters you find throughout texts and social media, since they believe I'm the last person on the planet to download ...
The “Silly Season,” as many call it, is well under way; and Black people are up to our necks in it.