Racism

Sep 6, 2019

Black & Abroad Recommits to “Go Back to Africa” Campaign in the Midst of Racist Rhetoric in the U.S.

Travel and lifestyle company leverages latest campaign to reframe hateful language into positive messages.

Aug 1, 2019

The Racist Roots Of American Policing: From Slave Patrols To Traffic Stops

For the past five decades, the federal government has forbidden the use of racist regulations at the state and local level. Yet people of color are still more likely to be killed by the police than whites.

Jul 29, 2019

Rich Private Colleges Are Fueling Inequality And Right Wing Populism

The Oberlin College administration are using the banner of student free speech to defend themselves against a major public relations disaster and financial hit.

Hip-Hop Producer Polow Da Don Breaks Down His Vision For Country Music After Massive Success

After more than a decade of delivering hits to pop and hip-hop artists, superstar producer-songwriter Polow Da Don is focusing on his vision of country music.

Meek Mill Breaks Down The Pitfalls Of The Justice System

Meek Mill's case is indicative of a system that many believe sets people up for inevitable failure.

New Bill The C.R.O.W.N. Act Will End Hair Discrimination In Workplace And Schools

A new bill in Congress ends the practice of discriminating against people because of their hairstyle.

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May 3, 2019

Morehouse Enrollment Manager Terrance Dixon Explains College’s New Transgender Policy

The all-male HBCU's top enrollment official explains how the new transgender policy will work.

Apr 2, 2019

3 Things Schools Should Teach About America’s History Of White Supremacy

Racism is embedded into the fabric of American life. But many students are not aware of this.

Mar 30, 2019

College Admission Scandal Grew Out Of A System That Was Ripe For Corruption

Is anyone who has gone through this system really that surprised over the college admissions scandal?

Mar 26, 2019

College Cheating Scandal Shows Why Elite Colleges Should Use A Lottery To Admit Students

Activists have been complaining about the current system for years. Do they have a better way?

Mar 19, 2019

Jussie Smollett Attack: Why Americans Outrage First and Ask Questions Later

Does the Jussie Smollett issue "point" to a deeper problem with our thinking?

Mar 7, 2019

Stop The BS – When You Hear A Negative Statistic About Black Students, Question It

Ivory A. Toldson of Howard University checks in to correct some of the wrong assumptions about black students around the country.

Mar 7, 2019

African-American Women With HIV Often Overlooked, Under-Supported

Since the beginning of the epidemic in the 1980s, African-American women have carried a large burden of HIV.