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Location, Location, Location: Why Houston’s Poor, Nonwhite...

As Hurricane Harvey continues its path of destruction across southeastern Texas, those confined to low-income, nonwhite communities are among the storm's most vulnerable victims. The...

How Gentrification Is Undermining the Notion of...

For decades, Oakland has been the fount of Black culture in the West. The founding hub of the Black Panther Party and the hometown...

Driving While Black: A Certain Route to...

If you’re driving while Black, your time is limited. So savor the comforting voice of your partner, the tiny fingers of your newborn child,...

Food Apartheid: The Silent Killer in the...

By Jacqueline Bediako Fast food franchises appear suddenly in Black communities like a jack-out-of-a-box, occupying corners close to houses, schools and malls. These franchises function...

No Mistake About It: Historian Dispels the...

  When protesters took to the streets of cities like Ferguson and Baltimore, they didn’t just pull back the curtain on the realities of police...

Police Body Camera Law on the Way?...

A White House adviser recently announced that the Obama administration supports the idea of a law requiring police to wear body cameras in an...

Dallas County Police Reach Out to Local...

In an effort to mend their troubled relationships with many Black communities, several police departments across the U.S. are holding meetings to allow the...

Colorism Still Plaguing Black Communities Around the...

Is the black community still plagued by colorism—discriminating and hurting each other based on skin complexion? That’s the intriguing question explored by author Marita Golden...
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