Sunday, February 17, 2019

Interred with Their Bones: How the Cosby Revelations Add Death...

There will be a feeding frenzy now.  The Big Fish has begun to bleed.  When the sharks have finished anything once thought good and...

Viola Davis, My Daughter, and the Opportunity Gap for Black Women

My grade school teachers often told me, “Success is where preparation meets opportunity.” Over the years, I have shared this same mantra with my...
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Obama Portrait Unveiling at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery unveils its commissioned portraits of former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy...

How Juneteenth Is Linked to July Fourth & the Tragedy at...

As I write this, the pillorying of Rachel Dolezal has been wiped from the front pages by the tragic murder of nine innocents at...

Movie Review: The Dark Tower

I waited until it came on TV before watching The Dark Tower. Not because I have anything against the movie. In fact, I’ve never...
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Vogue Magazine Features the Women of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

In celebration of the magazine's 125 year anniversary, Vogue Magazine features the women of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; the nation's first African-American sorority. ...

Spring Valley High and the Criminalization of Black Youth

orginal version published at racetowealth.net on 10/28/15 Yet another video of aggressive policing has gone viral, this one capturing a white police officer grabbing a seated, black,...

An Adventure In A Caucus State

Yesterday I experienced going through a Caucus election. Now for those of you who don't understand how it works, the best thing that I...

Two Apologies: Julian Bond’s “Slave Mistress” Ancestor & Dr. Dre

On August 21, 2015, two apologies appeared in the New York Times, which at first glance do not seem related, but in fact are. The...
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What’s Next for the Obamas? Projects Include The Obama Presidential Center

The Obamas announced one of their first major projects as private citizens after leaving the White House: The Obama Presidential Center. The center will be...