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April 4, 1968: Honoring the Death of Martin Luther King, Jr., 45 Years Later

Binta Niambi Brown | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics
Binta Niambi Brown

To ensure the vitality of our nation, it's continued progress, to more fundamentally remember who we are and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and all those who died fighting for us, we must remember....we all have a role to play.

Race Talk: It Is Time For an Examination of 'White in America'

BlackAndBrownNews | Posted 02.11.2013 | Media
BlackAndBrownNews

How do we get a comprehensive portrait of race and ethnicity matters, and all of the social, cultural, economic, political 'isms" embedded in that topic, by not examining a central group -- White Americans?

White Hindu Converts: Mimicry Or Mockery?

Deepak Sarma | Posted 01.14.2013 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

Of course there are always a plethora of pleasant anecdotes that Diaspora Hindus welcomed White Hindu Converts in their temples and homes. But is this welcome sincere?

The Two White Americas

Charles Negy, Ph.D. | Posted 01.13.2013 | Education
Charles Negy, Ph.D.

The presidential election last week took many Americans by surprise, particularly those who supported Romney. Many Republicans were, and still are, in...

Black Church Leaders In Florida Look To Circumvent Shortened Early Voting Days

Daniel Simon | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

With seven days left before election day, some black churches in Florida are pushing their congregations to get to the polls in a last ditch effort to...

The Undecideds: Faking Ain't Easy

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Charles D. Ellison

As we're now in the final stretch of political Armageddon -- judging from the intensity and hype of most folks finally paying attention -- there's that ongoing discussion about the "undecideds."

Andrea Stone

Black And White Is Country's Biggest Multiracial Group

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.27.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- From 2000 to 2010, the number of Americans who consider themselves multiracial grew faster than those who self-identify as a single race...

The Race Game of American Democracy

Glen Browder | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics
Glen Browder

Race relations in this part of the country are still problematic; but the regional situation now is simply a more obvious and intense case of the American racial problem. Perhaps the time has come for the South and America to talk as a nation about our common situation.

I Am White

Pedro C. Moreno | Posted 07.07.2012 | Latino Voices
Pedro C. Moreno

I would rather call myself an American. But if you press me, if you really want me to adopt a label, for the sake of equality and freedom I will tell you: I am white.

Why We Need National Black Marriage Day

Beverly Willett | Posted 05.20.2012 | Weddings
Beverly Willett

"What's the date for Black Marriage Day?" the reporter asked. Nisa told the woman she'd call her right back, hung up, then looked at the calendar. January, February and April-June were out -- New Year's, Black History Month, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day. March was empty.

All The Voices Are White, And They Are Being Heard

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 03.14.2012 | Black Voices
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

We cannot allow the artificial lines of division to deter us from standing together because we are losing our souls and the country's soul while we watch in silence.

Is Beauty Black or White?

Daniel Weeks | Posted 01.03.2012 | Black Voices
Daniel Weeks

Walking through Shoprite the other day, a Wal-Mart-wannabe down the road from where my wife and I live in Cape Town, South Africa, I couldn't help but notice something peculiar in one of the aisles.

Foreign-Born Blacks Hit Hardest Of All Immigrant Groups By Jobs Crisis

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.03.2011 | Business

Of all the groups affected by the unemployment crisis, perhaps the hardest hit have been those black citizens born outside the United States. Acco...

Hulu Launches BBC Comedy 'Whites': Hit Or Miss?

Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

Hulu has a new content strategy, and it's not what we would have expected -- according to the Wrap, they're going after "under-the-radar content from ...

When Whites Feel Marginalized

Sam Sommers | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics
Sam Sommers

In an era in which all groups, even the historically empowered majority, see themselves as victims of bias, deciding from which direction to combat the problem of discrimination will only continue to become an increasingly difficult task.

White Privilege and Illicit Drugs

Algernon Austin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Algernon Austin

The vast majority of drug users are white. This fact has been true for the entire "war on drugs." Many whites live in majority white states. Most whit...

Suburbs Losing Young Whites To Cities, Brookings Institution Finds

AP / Huffington Post | HOPE YEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - White flight? In a reversal, America's suburbs are now more likely to be home to minorities, the poor and a rapidly growing older populat...

2010 Census: Officials Worry Low Response Rate Is Form Of Anti-Government Protest

Houston Chronicle | Richard S. Dunham and Meredith Simons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Contrary to historical trends," the Houston Chronicle reports, "some of the toughest challenges" facing the agency responsible for carrying out the 2...

Mass Incarceration: A Destroyer of People of Color and Their Communities

Jamaal Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamaal Bell

Instead of having our Drug Czar focus on addiction recovery and prevention programs, how about changing the policy of our racialized criminal justice system?

Separation Anxiety -- Why South Africans Can't Let Go of Their Favourite Toy

Luso Mnthali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Luso Mnthali

Racism affects everyone to a degree that's unacceptable, yet here they all are. They can't seem to leave the poison behind.

Assigning Value to Race: The Reid-Matthews Dilemma

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Green

With their racially charged comments, Chris Matthews and Harry Reid innocently exposed personal perspectives erroneously characterized as indicative of the views of most Americans.

ABC's The Deep End Has Law Firm Diversity Dead On

Natalie Holder-Winfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Natalie Holder-Winfield

While I can toss out most of The Deep End's antics as hyperbole -- no partner would allow a first year associate to go within 20 feet of a client--the show is 100% correct when it comes to life at a firm for blacks and Latinos.

Minority Population Growing, Dispersing: Fewer Congressional Districts Are Predominantly White

The March of Diversity | Saturday, December 19, 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Hispanics providing the principal engine, the nation's minority population is not only increasing but also dispersing beyond the big cities where...

The Pride of Precious Jones

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Almost every African-American knows, is related to, or is acquainted with a Precious Jones or her mother, Mary.

'Whites are People Too': Why Some White People are Stating the Obvious

Carol M. Swain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol M. Swain

Hadassah's is one of many such e-mails I have received over the years from whites who confess to having been raised in liberal democratic- homes, but who are now flirting with white nationalism.