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a College Success Story (for a ... Change)

Paula Gordon | Posted 09.07.2016 | Education
Paula Gordon

School's in, predictably heightening thoughts of my own student days. Knowing that change is the only constant, I'm only a little sad to learn that Ma...

Why Should Trump Disavow Racists, if the GOP Can't

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.01.2016 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Trump studied the template well, and has managed to add a few tweaks to it, with his swagger and bluster. Asking him to stop now would be asking the GOP to cut its own throat. Trump well knows that.

Danny DeVito Gets Blunt On Oscars Controversy

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.24.2016 | Entertainment

Danny DeVito doesn't mess around. Speaking on the controversy surrounding the Oscars' lack of diversity while at the Sundance Film Festival, the actor...

A Message For The Republican Party (From A Former Republican)

Tammy Bleck | Posted 10.02.2016 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

I am sickened by your bigoted intolerance of gay and lesbian people marrying. It's not all about you. It's about humanity and doing the right thing. And stop blaming God for every narrow-minded thought you cannot suppress. God, my friends, is about love, acceptance and forgiveness.

Study Shows America Has Become More Tolerant Of Every Group -- Except One

Mic | Marcie Bianco | Posted 03.21.2015 | Black Voices

While the contemporary American climate may be fraught with racial tensions and intense discussions about inequalities for women and minorities, a new...

Calling Out One Racist Doesn't Make White People Any Less Complicit In Supremacy

The Guardian | Rebecca Carroll | Posted 03.18.2015 | Black Voices

I always knew that I was black, but I did not begin to understand what it meant to be black until it was demonstrated to me: when I was nine years old...

About Isolation, Race, Relationships and Friends

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 02.06.2015 | Religion
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

There are real people really hurting. Turn on our customized media and we see what might spin into a race war over men being killed and the accused walking away. No matter what sources of media you are using, we are seeing it.

One Man's Experience At IKEA Shows Germany's Problems With Race

The Huffington Post | Tobias Fülbeck | Posted 11.19.2014 | Black Voices

A 32 year-old German man wrote an article for the "Süddeutsche Zeitung” (South German Times) that has many Germans abuzz. The author calls himself ...

Would it Matter If We Weren't Born Gay?

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jeremy Helligar

Using the idea that our sexuality is due to nature over nurture in order to validate or justify it inherently suggests that there might be something wrong with it. Why does being gay need to be validated or justified?

Paul Blumenthal

How Donald Sterling Tried To Blot Out His History Of Racism By Giving To Charity | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.29.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP accepted at least $45,000 in grants from charitable foundations closely associated with Los Angeles...

Another Black Republican Spins the Laughable Fantasy That Blacks Will Embrace the GOP

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 04.13.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

South Carolina GOP Senator Tim Scott is the latest to spin the laughable fantasy that blacks are ripe for the GOP pickings.

Is Bob Dylan Black?

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 02.05.2014 | Black Voices
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

I didn't know Bob Dylan was black. And knew what we thought or felt. I'm not offended that he said what he said, but I'm a wee bit miffed that he felt he had the right to speak for blacks, Serbs and Croats with such authority.

Haley Appoints Man Accused Of White Supremacist Ties

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

One of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's (R) picks for her reelection committee in February has now been accused of being a white supremacist, Raw Sto...

11 Racist Remarks Made By Politicians

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

After drawing national attention for using the term "wetback" to describe workers employed by his father, Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) came under fire fr...

Five Lessons for America from the Trayvon Martin Tragedy

Christopher Emdin | Posted 05.21.2012 | Black Voices
Christopher Emdin

I do not want focus here on what young black boys need to do to avoid incarceration, death, and poor schooling. Rather, I want to focus on what we all must learn and understand about the black male experience in order to make sure there is not another Trayvon case.

Student Take Stand Against 'Racist' Halloween Costumes

Posted 12.26.2011 | Latino Voices

Popular costumes such as a Latino man with a sombrero and a poncho or dressing up as a Japanese geisha will be frowned upon by some this Halloween. ...

Hitler's Birthday Party Interrupted By Smoke Bomb In Chicago Suburb

Posted 06.19.2011 | Chicago

A birthday party for Adolf Hitler was interrupted Saturday when a smoke bomb went off in a southwest suburban banquet hall. The Chicago Tribune re...

I Humbly Submit My C.V. For the All-White Basketball League

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patrick Sauer

What makes this league All-American? Well, no foreigners, for one. Which is fine by me, the razzle-dazzle-over-a-refined-game of "playahs" born outside of these United States, like Tim Duncan, have ruined basketball.

Rush Limbaugh Reveals His St. Louis Rams Uniform Design

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matthew Filipowicz

As you have most likely heard, the head of the Republican party, Rush Limbaugh, is attempting to purchase the St. Louis Rams NFL franchise. Needles...

Why I'm Grateful for Joe Wilson and the Fury of Racists

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

Some people's racism has been brought to the fore because the America they thought they knew is changing to an America in which a Black man can get elected president and their very own children applaud.

The Uninsured Has a Black Face -- White Ambivalence Is Obama's Struggle

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

Yale professor, John Dovidio, does not feel the ongoing protests, name calling and Hitler labels by white protesters are hate, but a fight by whites struggling to defend and maintain their position and status.

Hate Groups Bank on Obama to Swell Their Ranks

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The angry faces and the fist-shaking at the health care town halls today could provide a fertile recruiting ground for new more vocal and visible anti-government groups.

White Racism Black Bigotry: The Talk About Race is All Wrong!

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

The problem with discussing "issues of race," is that it dummies down the issue of racism to an individual level, when the real problem is at the macro level.

Saltsman and Allen: Separated at Birth?

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Halper

These two Southerners share a striking resemblance and a gift for race-based humor. But could they also share genes? Or alleles, at the very least?

The Legacy of McCain-Palin: Hate

Erin Kotecki Vest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erin Kotecki Vest

Kudos to McCain-Palin -- the fine Americans protecting our President-elect had to deal with an influx of death threats and step up their job.