Black in America
In her new comedy special “Momma, I Made It!” the HBO star finally explores her Nigerian American identity on TV.
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.
Who stands with us?
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.