Gender & Sexuality
Offensive “Angry Trayvon” App Sparks Outrage
North Carolina 4th of July Parade Marred by ‘White History Month’ Float
LeVar Burton Explains How He Avoids Being Shot by the Police
Lauryn Hill Rails Against Racism, Oppression and IRS in Open Letter
Rep. Hank Johnson: Clarence Thomas is Worse Than NSA Leaker Eric Snowden for Gutting VRA
Supreme Court Throws Out Ruling Blocking Texas Voter ID Law
BREAKING: Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act
Lil Wayne Addresses American Flag Controversy: “It was never my intention to desecrate the flag”
WATCH: Lil Wayne Stomps on American Flag in New Video
Two Whole Foods Employees Suspended for Speaking Spanish
VA Gov. Bob McDonnell Commits to Expediting Restoration of Voting Rights for Non-Violent Felons
Chicago School Board Votes to Close 50 Schools; Largest School Closure in City’s History
Does Obama Unfairly Hold African Americans to a Different Standard?
Bronx Bus Tour Shows NYC Tourists What a “Real Ghetto” Looks Like
David Dennis: Why isn’t New Orleans Mother’s Day parade shooting a ‘national tragedy’?
Soledad O’Brien on ‘Black In America’ Criticism: “OK, white person, this is a conversation you clearly are uncomfortable with…”
Alice Walker Laments the Cruelty of America’s Continued Persecution of Assata Shakur
Mother of Unjustly Incarcerated Son Pens Letter Describing a Mother’s Day Without Him
Does America Care About Murders in Black Communities?
Principal Fires Security Guards and Invests in Arts Programs; Transforms School!
LZ Granderson: Treat Chicago Gangs as Terrorists
Detroit Party Store Mocks Black Customers; Posts Racist Images on Social Media
George Bush Says “There’s No Need to Defend Myself” Regarding Legacy
Muslim Woman Attacked After Boston Bombings
Editorial Asks “Where Are Ordinary Black Youth in Popular Culture?”
Almost All Full-Time Working Women Are Paid Less Than Male Counterparts
JET Magazine Does Special Report on Missing Black Children
Smithsonian to Honor Bronx, New York as ‘Place of Innovation’ In Hip Hop
UPDATE: Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Cuba Visit Was Approved by U.S. Treasury Dept.
Georgia Students Organize First-Ever Integrated Prom at Their High School
The anti-Blackness of believing there’s no support for queerness in the hood
Throwing off the yoke of respectability politics in single Black mamahood
The whitewashing of ‘IT’ is proof that it’s past time to start centering Blackness in horror
I’m disavowing respectability politics and exorcising the shame of my poverty
Spokesmodel, not silenced model, Munroe Bergdorf spoke her piece
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