Cancer can strike or you can slip and fall. It’s arbitrary. You can’t buy your way around it.
Writing condemnatory opinion pieces based on what one tabloid heard from a student rag is unbelievably sloppy journalism.
We are as “have hair; will travel (whether you like it or not)” as anybody else.
It is easy to forget the tragedy that befell New Orleans, or to assume that no news is good news.
The lives of these three men are part of a centuries-long struggle for racial equality in all parts of American life.
Death is being offered up as the ultimate form of discipline.
In Canada, President Obama actually has a higher approval rating than in the U.S. His rating is also higher than our sitting Prime Minster.
Maddow’s response to Buchanan was exactly right: she invited him on her show, her turf, and allowed him to say his piece.
I want to deny that this could happen in Philadelphia, but I can’t. I’ve seen it too many times with my own eyes.
The fact that there is even a discussion of the possibility that Serena is not fulfilling her potential reveals the very different standards we have for white and black women.