It was not the first time that Thomas Jefferson asked
her to dance.
Actor Thandiwe Newton tells the story of finding her “otherness” — first, as a child growing up in two distinct cultures, and then as an actor playing with many different selves.
Something in the calcium and cartilage
of her two dozen years began to ache and fray as she hurled
herself, meteoric, upside-down above earth, her celestial body
tumbling out of a history of performance and measurement,
Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.
We must redistribute wealth and not look at it as a favor, but a call to action.
Thaddeus L. Johnson, Natasha N. Johnson: American cities have long struggled to reform their police – but isolated success stories suggest community and officer buy-in might be key
Getting police and community on board with reforms is crucial for success.
The murders by cop go on – the latest, Lymond Moses, was asleep in his car – prompting furious calls for police reform from many weary of the carnage.
The president, said one leading advocate, “is demonstrating his commitment to building a diverse bench of qualified, fair-minded judges with a commitment to equal justice under the law.
Introducing Black Owned, a film series exploring the Black entrepreneurial spirit and its essential contribution to the American economy through the perspectives of business owners.
These creators are reclaiming their pasts and futures through transformative art.
Jamira Burley should be another product of the system. Instead, she has used the tragedies of her life to reshape her community, and disrupt the status quo.
Black voters waited in 10-hour lines to show up for Joe Biden. Now Biden needs to return the favor.
Jennifer Ho: With Kamala Harris, Americans yet again have trouble understanding what multiracial means
While the debates about Harris’ racial identities may seem new given the recent media attention focused on her, they are similar to the commentary other high-profile mixed-race people have received.