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Racial Divide

A Nation Divided; A Call to Action

Henry A. J. Ramos | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Henry A. J. Ramos

The events just played out in Ferguson, Missouri remind us that our nation's work to bridge historic racial and economic divides is far from finished.

How Racism Almost Derailed Debbie Allen's Dance Career

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

Dance legend Debbie Allen shot to stardom in her role as Lydia Grant in the 1980s series "Fame," but it wasn't an easy road to get there. Allen says t...

Racism on Trial: Where Do You Stand?

David Bedrick | Posted 09.17.2013 | Black Voices
David Bedrick

egardless of your opinion about George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin, we mustn't ignore the underlying conversation -- a heated, potent, and critical discussion about race and racism.

Healing The Divisions In Post-Election America

AP | PAULINE ARRILLAGA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

APPOMATTOX, Va. — Baine's Books sits in the heart of this historic village, a Main Street institution where townspeople gather for coffee and co...

The Recession's Racial Divide: Downturn Harder On Minorities

nytimes.com | BARBARA EHRENREICH and DEDRICK MUHAMMAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WHAT do you get when you combine the worst economic downturn since the Depression with the first black president? A surge of white racial resentment, ...

Election 2008: The Race Election

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

There is something culturally sick about defining such a critical election along racial lines alone. This election should not be a referendum on black and white. It should be a referendum on the Bush years.

SC And NV's Wealthiest And Whitest Flood Campaign Coffers

Nancy Watzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nancy Watzman

Adam Smith and Katie Schlieper contributed to this piece. With campaign rhetoric turning to race, and all eyes on the South Carolina and Nevada prima...