iOS app Android app

Negro

Diane Jeanty

Army Updates Regulation That Had Sanctioned The Term 'Negro'

HuffingtonPost.com | Diane Jeanty | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

The Army updated controversial regulations Thursday that had said it was acceptable to refer to African-American service members as "Negro." As CNN...

Zero Tolerance for Intolerance

David Moshman | Posted 03.18.2014 | College
David Moshman

Our intolerance of intolerance, in other words, must include intolerance of intolerant terms.

Christopher Mathias

New York Still Asks Prospective Jurors If They're 'Negro'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Raeana Roberson doesn't think of herself as "Negro." So when the 25-year-old New York City teacher, who is black, was asked to identify herself on...

Obama Census Choice: African-American

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — He may be the world's foremost mixed-race leader, but when it came to the official government head count, President Barack Obama ga...

An Abiding Presence of Faith: Protecting Harlem's African Burial Ground and Churches Under Threat, Part I

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

What is now the Metropolitan Transit Authority's 126th Street bus depot sits atop a colonial-era burial ground for African slaves and free blacks.

Friday Talking Points [107] -- What A Week

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Much of the frenzied activity took place this week behind closed doors (and most decidedly not on C-SPAN), as health care reform entered its final negotiating phase.

On Writing the Word 'Negro': Defending Halperin and Heilemann

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John R. Bohrer

I've interviewed a lot of old DC politicos and sometimes, they use the word 'Negro.' It was a shock to my young ears to hear someone casually use a long outdated term. But I knew these men are the furthest thing from racists.

Rush Limbaugh Says Ted Kennedy Had 'Negroes' Serve Him 'Booze' (AUDIO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rush Limbaugh wasn't afraid to speak ill of the dead on Monday. The conservative radio talk show host weighed in on deceased Massachusetts Sen. Ted Ke...

Cartoon: When Harry Met Sorry

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam

...

Liz Cheney Knows Racism When She Sees It (She Was Raised in It)

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

After years of supporting her racist father, Liz Cheney is finally calling out racism where she sees it -- in the words of Harry Reid.

Harry's "Washington Gaffe"

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

With the exception of one poorly-chosen word, it seems to me to fit the classic definition of a "Washington gaffe" -- accidentally speaking a bald truth, and having to immediately apologize for such unseemliness.

Ken Blackwell, If Barack Obama is a Magic Negro, Then What Type of Negro Do They Think You Are?

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

As an African American Republican, one of the irritations I have is with other Black Republicans who are apologists for racist actions and statements made by white Republican leaders.

Al Zawahiri: Much Ado About Nothing

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jamal Dajani

It still amazes me how after seven years, the U.S. media is still suckered by what al-Qaeda leaders have to say or preach. Hardly anyone in the Middle East these days pays close attention to their speeches.

Obama The Less And Less Magic Negro

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonce Gaiter

The more a fantasy Obama was, the more desirable. White America could project on him all its fantasies of curative black benevolence. Can Obama pull off his now becoming real?