Frederick Douglass’ critique of July 4th is as relevant today as it was in 1852.
After years of grappling with an almost non-existent relationship with my father, I stare fatherhood in the face with daily struggles and questions. I fight to find clarity, balance and guidance while navigating the waters of fatherhood and masculinity.
Having a Ph.D. doesn’t make you immune from racism, it just means you have the logic and diction to justify it.
A Black graduate student fell asleep in the common area of her dormitory. She awoke to a racially charged encounter, but invoked a promise she made to herself after seeing what happened to motorist Sandra Bland years before in a Texas traffic stop.
Hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar’s works are more than music, they are literary masterpieces
Dr. Martin Luther King’s popularity has surged this year—not just because of the yearly festival of remembering him on his birthday, nor the implications of his legacy on the Black Lives Matter Movement—but because his words and image are misconstrued for a variety of purposes.
How recent publications on race can help us think through the U.S. Census changes.
I vividly recall my maternal grandmother’s holiday meals, with the men in the living room watching the game, and the women scurrying around cooking food and preparing the table.
On June 18th, I celebrated my fourth Father’s Day. I woke up to well wishes from friends, family, and colleagues from around the country. Then I logged into Facebook – a site I typically avoid on this holiday.
I suffered through the annual disdain for fathers, peppered with a few positive posts about good dads. Before logging out of Facebook, I saw an unfamiliar face in the “Suggested Friends” category: my father’s.