black issues

Black Voices
The CBC has the challenge of its political lifetime in confronting the Trump rein in the Oval Office.
Politics
In the very same week that we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the person I regard as the greatest American we've ever produced, we will also witness the ascension to power of a vacuous American fraud, a con man who epitomizes the worst of public life.
Black Voices
When candidates talk about "working class Americans," is that not presumed to be code for appealing directly to white voters
Queer Voices
When you’re in the business of making people laugh, you’re always at the mercy of your audience. Will your jokes elicit smiles
Black Voices
My name is Adam Constantine. I am a Christian, son, brother, friend, college graduate, former professional athlete, higher education professional and unique content creator. But if you pass me on the street, does that even matter? To some, I'm an angry black man looking for handouts and waiting to cause trouble.
Black Voices
No one is better than anyone else. Lighter isn't better than darker or vice versa. Let's teach and practice seeing each other in our simplest form -- human.
Black Voices
I made the decision to utilize my platform to bring awareness to social issues and brand myself as the dreadhead boss lady who outspokenly shouts #BlackLivesMatter while supporting causes that lead to positive change. I will not compromise my blackness for financial gain.
Queer Voices
“We are the laughing stock of the whole nation."
Politics
Bernie Sanders' campaign has already accomplished what most observers thought was impossible. This campaign is a rare, perhaps unprecedented event in this country's modern electoral history. It deserves the support of everyone who favors social and economic justice.
Politics
To me, the choice is clear. And the difference now between Hillary and Bernie's African American support is largely driven by a lack of information. Black people need to know more about Bernie and more about the Clintons' record.
Black Voices
They're the ex that never goes away
Queer Voices
And it's one more reason why it's so important to think and talk about intersectionally.
Queer Voices
With this June's historic Supreme Court ruling -- Obergefell v. Hodge -- that legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states many white LGBTQ organizations nationwide have been questioning what to do next.
Black Voices
Appropriators are doing themselves a great disservice if they think the Black experience is just limited to hairstyles and hip-hop. I decided to put together a list things White people really should be appropriating, so they can truly have a holistic, intimate grasp on Blackness.
Videos
The New Republic's Michael Eric Dyson talks with Marc about why he feels the public takedown of his former mentor, Cornel West, in the magazine's most recent issue is both “vital and necessary.”