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.
Polls show that Americans as a whole agree more than disagree on controversial issues—and on this day of love, let’s embrace this emerging trend.
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.
It is in our nation’s best interest to make sure that all of our workers can be productive members of our country’s workforce and also take care of their own health or the health of their loved ones.
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.
This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, but there’s still work to be done to ensure reproductive justice for all women.
The president’s second inaugural address asked for a familiar favor from all Americans: to be engaged and help move the country forward together.
Communities and families of color disproportionately suffer from gun violence, and any comprehensive legislation to prevent gun violence should attempt to bring down its causes in these areas.
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.
Black immigrants make up a significant percentage of the U.S. foreign-born population, and they should no longer be absent from the conversation on immigration reform.
A number of Muslim Americans are using art as a point of connection, not discord, between Muslims and non-Muslims in the United States.
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.
If Congress and President Obama cannot come to an agreement to avoid the fiscal showdown, there will be significant cuts to programs that keep many people out of poverty, in the workforce, and able to pursue the American Dream.