Instead of providing readers with a systematic analysis and hard data supporting its warning about a growing threat, the SPLC's report was chocked full of vague generalities and unnamed sources.
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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.
The Gates-Crowley controversy offers an opportunity to gain a takeaway that might be beneficial far beyond police-citizen relations, or even black-white relations: regular mental health checks.
This morning on Fox and Friends, Fox host Glenn Beck accused President Obama of being "a racist."
The group was discussing the recent Gates controv...
Countless black and Latino men need Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to tutor all of the U.S., in what President Barack Obama calls, this teachable moment .
Gates' and Crowley's confrontation was a clash of egos in which pride and prejudice -- on both sides -- came into play.
Was this an instance of racial profiling? Did Gates overreact to a reasonable police request? The truth is that we simply do not have enough information to know what really happened in this case.
You just know that, if all the players -- the neighbors, the "intruders," the cops -- had been white, or if they'd all been black, the whole story would have played out differently.
Eric Holder could have had a career as a rock star if he never bothered to study law. The United States Attorney General stood centerstage in front of...
Any judgment that differs from mine, to the extent it differs from mine, does not reflect reality.
I am White Guy.
This book is a warning and a wake-up call for Americans who cherish the civil rights vision of an integrated America, a common humanity, and equality before God and law.
I've been noticing over the past several years a tendency for the Media to depict racial togetherness in a manner that doesn't come close to representing reality.
According to the new definition of racism -- let's call it neo-racism -- anyone who believes we have not achieved racial equality can be considered a racist.
The verdict would actually make more sense if the teens had been acquitted of all charges. In that case, the implication is that the boys had nothing to do with the fight or Luis Ramirez's death.
For the Times -- and most of the media -- "Race Relations" means "Are white and black people chatting along fine at the office water cooler, the Pilates class, and the corner bar?"
Barack Obama's presidency seems to be altering the public perception of race relations in the United States. Two-thirds of Americans now say race rela...
The very public display of Ty'Sheoma Bethea's struggle illustrates the heartlessness of Governor Sanford's posturing against accepting badly needed stimulus money for South Carolina.
While celebrating Black History Month will not erase bigotry, it remains one of the all-important cornerstones to continuing any meaningful discussion of race relations in our society.
Sean Delonas is not a racist. I certainly don't know that his cartoon was racist beyond a reasonable doubt. So, I would like to hear from him what he was thinking when he drew it.
Are we able to discuss a person's physical attributes without it setting off a racial firestorm?
I never thought as Martin Luther King Jr's former advisor and speechwriter that I would live long enough to ever publicly write or say these words.
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?
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.
While the media demonized the New Orleans' black population for crimes that turned out not to have happened, they ignored the group of white men who went on a shooting spree across the river.
Since President-elect Barack Obama won the election last month, there's been some speculation about what this means for the American black community. ...
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