President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative is a noble call to action, but structural changes in America are needed to improve opportunities for impoverished black and Latino boys.
As rapid demographic changes occur, Americans must understand—not fear—the inevitable changes to our society.
Fox News’ self-serving Super Bowl sit-down with the president highlighted the fractious nature of our politics that may well be a fixture well into the future.
Income inequality seems set to become the hot-button issue of the new year, as politicians and citizens alike turn their attention to the unemployed.
The author’s personal encounter with Nelson Mandela showed the man’s quiet dignity and strength.
Corporations cheat the nation by refusing to pay living wages, condemning their workers to poverty, and requiring taxpayers to fill the gaps.
White supremacy is probably not returning, as recent studies suggest white Americans are increasingly more progressive on matters of race, as those who long for a return to the nation’s racist past dwindle in number and political influence.
The truth about basketball isn’t what you’d expect.
Depending on whom you ask, President Obama is either too cozy or too remote with the press.
Many of the popular notions that underlie American gun culture are based on a reality that never existed.
Conservative voters’ refusal to embrace a diverse and multicultural America has led to a temper tantrum that threatens to bring the nation’s economy to a halt.
George Zimmerman used Stand Your Ground laws to evade arrest. Marissa Alexander defended herself from her husband, used Stand Your Ground, and was convicted anyway. Why?
Even with equivalent educational achievement, students from poorer backgrounds have much less of a shot to get into top universities than their privileged peers.
Moneyed interests and a lack of respect and historical understanding are ruining college sports—but not irretrievably.
Benjamin Jealous’s resignation as president and CEO of the NAACP is being widely lamented, and his tenure in office considered largely successful.