black in america

People are saying the 14-year-old boy's near-death experience is what it means to be black in America.
So black people are being killed for doing certain things, allow Outspeak to save your life.
Get up. Dry your tiresome red eyes. Bow down on both knees. Say your prayer. Light your candle.
Teaching compliance should not be a prerequisite skill for living.
Even today, I am sure at least one white person would stare at the black man in the same restaurant, just like my brother did. It's sad, but it's reality. We are not colorblind; we are not all one race. I wish we were, but we are not. Jesse Williams is right.
Britto's collages remix the disturbing images found in mainstream media.
I may never be a victim of pointed racial violence like Sandra Bland, but if we as a country had risen to the occasion and recognized when other black women, men, and children were being murdered, perhaps she wouldn't have been either.
All over the country black people have been stopped, harassed, arrested, injured and even killed at the hands of the police meant to protect them. From Brooklyn to Baltimore, Atlanta to Anaheim, cellphone videos are waking up the rest of the population to the fact that overly aggressive policing is not new in America, especially in black America.
"On New York streets there is a battle unfolding of black versus blue." The trailer for "Black & Blue" begins with footage
The election of Barack Obama was the Lexington and Concord in the latest great battle of race in America. We are a nation at war with itself. For all of our desire to move beyond the narrow confines of many of the events of our tragic history, we cannot. The president's election gave new life to what had been lying dangerously dormant for the better part of 50 years.
Dr. King's speech challenged the status quo of his time and now so must we. But we must first answer for our generation the question often asked of him: 'When will you be satisfied?'
O'Brien's regular hosting duties on CNN ended earlier this year, but the former "Starting Point" anchor continues to produce
The episode, titled "Great Expectations," aims to shed light on the ongoing discrepancy in America's public education system
Unfortunately, it is safe to assume that had the U.S. Supreme Court not reached its verdict in 1967, many states would have kept their laws against interracial marriage for as long as they could.
In this week's issue, against the backdrop of the Trayvon Martin case, the decision weakening the Voting Rights Act, and Detroit's bankruptcy, Howard Fineman looks at how far we still are from true equality for African-Americans.
The conversation that needs to take place is about how racism is woven into the fabric of all that prevents the union from becoming more perfect.
Here, on your 13th birthday, it's time for The Talk. No, not the one about the birds and bees. We've had that one. The other one-about what it means to be a young, black male in this country.