It is December, which means it will soon be time for the most under-celebrated holiday ever known to man: Kwanzaa! I know what you’re thinking. Who the hell celebrates Kwanzaa? Exactly.
The lesson of this case is that power must be mobilized in order to be effectively felt, and it must be collective in order to serve our interests, ensure our survival, and affirm our human worth.
Bryan Stevenson discusses the role of identity in the development of activists and social change agents.
Blogger Patrice Evans encourages Blacks to assimilate to mainstream culture for a number of compelling reasons, including being able to land a job, move out of the ghetto, and date White and Asian women. Huh?
The breadth of Black experience in this historical moment requires us to be broader than our basest problems, to grow beyond oppression even as we are still struggling against it.
Black culture has become an undeniable and indispensable component of the American brand. Yet many Black Americans are not aware of just how much this influence extends beyond the borders of the United States.
Black psychology for a new generation must be a hybrid, pulling from a wide range of cultural resources just like the population that it aims to serve.
For many of the Occupy Wall Street protestors, it seems like venting is enough. Collective strategizing for long-term change may not be a part of the plan.