Our knowledge of foreign affairs is dismal compared to other countries, but if we are going to remain leaders of an interconnected world, we can’t continue to lag behind.
We should embrace opposition to our ideas and opinions instead of fiercely opposing it and taking sides, as Michael Fauntroy and Roland Martin recently did in a Twitter debate.
One Utah high school basketball team is breaking down prevalent stereotypes about race in the sport and showing America that talent isn’t color coded.
Saving the Republican Party will require some radical and fundamental changes, but preventing the party’s demise isn’t an impossible task.
Ta-Nehisi Coates’s recent New York Times op-ed has sparked an important conversation about race matters in our nation—and it may help to inspire more vigilance among Americans of the younger generation.
The news media present images that mislead and misinform our perceptions of minority populations in the United States.
Emory University President James W. Wagner is paying the price for ignorance and insensitivity, but we all stand to lose if talking about race becomes too risky.
The estimated 3 million black immigrants living in the United States often go ignored, but their daily plight is no less dramatic or demanding of public attention.
There is no place for “us-versus-them” talk in African Americans' conversations about immigration reform.
Entertainment and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte challenges black celebrities and the African American community to become much more vocal in the discourse surrounding America’s gun violence crisis.
America’s civil rights history and the progress we’ve made as a nation since that era must serve as a beacon to solving challenges going forward.
The president’s second inaugural address asked for a familiar favor from all Americans: to be engaged and help move the country forward together.
Backlash against a controversial Oxygen-network program filled with offensive stereotypes will keep it off the air, but Sam Fulwood III wonders what the show’s producers were thinking in the first place.
Even with its profanity and violence, Quentin Tarantino’s latest film succeeds in subverting certain Hollywood conventions on race.
While a new poll shows an increase in antiblack attitudes, this increase might have more to do with increased openness on these challenging issues, not rising racist feelings.