Racism Makes Me Question Everything. I Got the Vaccine Anyway.

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.

Racism at American Pools Isn’t New: A Look at a Long History

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 Cities Where African-Americans Are Doing The Best Economically 2018

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, Titan of Boxing and the 20th Century, Dies at 74

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