Gyasi Ross talks to tennis pro Yawna Allen about sports, history, genetics, and the complex nature of being a Native of black descent.
We try and fail. And we’ve been conditioned to look for black women to help us get up. After all, they always have. Now it's time to address our own sexism.
It took me a long time to figure out that my love wasn’t an antidote to the destruction of a man's self-esteem and the fracturing of his self-worth.
Playwright Mona R. Washington takes it to the streets in support of Mumia Abu-Jamal, discussing democracy, or something, with a pair of Dutch tourists.
The notion of a free, successful and adored black woman was anathema to me for so long. We, as black men, need to face up to and deal with our own misogyny.
Some people still make assumptions based on someone's skin color. The sooner we see ourselves in each other, the sooner there won’t be another Sandra Bland.
White people, it’s time to ask the uncomfortable questions. It’s time to dismantle our privilege. We can't fix yesterday, but we can fix today.
There are so many different ways to help domestic abuse victims that, no matter how grand or minute, every gesture helps. Even donating an old phone.
We cannot and will never understand abuse by watching a film or reading a description of it; we can only feel it to understand it.