The 2016 presidential election has been a heavily contested battle that has terrified, enraged, and essentially drained most of us all year. The especially incendiary campaign of Donald Trump and the Black community’s ambivalent and awkward relationship with Hillary Clinton have resulted in two clashing camps: those who vehemently argue that we must vote in order …
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.
Black America has again been reminded that its children are not seen as worthy of being alive — in part because they are not seen as children at all, but as menacing threats to white lives.
Those afflicted with Wetiko feast upon the spiritual, cultural, and psychological “flesh” of others because they themselves are lacking and deficient.
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.
Cultural factors can serve a protective function in the mental health of Black women facing circumstances that other groups might deem catastrophic.
Bryan Stevenson discusses the role of identity in the development of activists and social change agents.