Last summer, when Covid-19 vaccines were in development, friends on text threads and Zoom calls asked if I’d get one. My response was always the same: Sure, I’ll be right … Continue reading Racism Makes Me Question Everything. I Got the Vaccine Anyway.
The poolside confrontations keep coming. This summer, a black boy was harassed by a white woman in South Carolina; a black woman was asked to provide identification by a white … Continue reading Racism at American Pools Isn’t New: A Look at a Long History
The 2007 housing crisis was particularly tough on African-Americans, as well as Hispanics, extinguishing much of their already miniscule wealth. Industrial layoffs, particularly in the Midwest, made things worse. However the … Continue reading The Cities Where African-Americans Are Doing The Best Economically 2018
Muhammad Ali, the three-time world heavyweight boxing champion who helped define his turbulent times as the most charismatic and controversial sports figure of the 20th century, died on Friday. He … Continue reading Muhammad Ali, Titan of Boxing and the 20th Century, Dies at 74
African-Americans who live in highly segregated counties are considerably more likely to die from lung cancer than those in counties that are less segregated, a new study has found. The study was the … Continue reading Segregation Linked in Study With Lung Cancer Deaths
Power is many things—strength, focus, commitment, determination. Power is innovation. Power is elevation. Power is about shaping the world in new and different ways. This is why we can barely … Continue reading POWER 100 GALA COUNTDOWN!
In a report released on Thursday by liberal think-tank, The Center for American Progress, African Americans were found to have benefited the least from the economic recovery that began in 2009. The group analyzed unemployment … Continue reading Recovery Barely Reaches Blacks