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Columnist: ‘Race Together’ backlash shows blacks are racists who just want to take stuff from ‘whitey’

Jesse Lee Peterson, the controversial leader of The Brotherhood Organization for a New Destiny — a religious group dedicated to fostering a conservative movement within the African-American community — published…

Trayvon Martin’s mom on ‘black lives matter’: American law used to consider us only 3/5ths human

Speaking before a packed house in Greensboro, N.C. the mother of slain teen Trayvon Martin spoke of dealing with the death of her son, saying the worst day of her…

It’s complicated: Why God and I no longer stay in touch

TBogg is Tom Boggioni, a writer based in San Diego, Ca. More specifically in Pacific Beach. Okay, in Crown Point, if you must know. Happy now? He was once known…

Why am I Surprised? A perspective on the OU incident from an African-American member of the Dallas Jesuit-Ursuline Community

“Why are you surprised?” is the response I get when I bring up the OU incident in my suburban New York City household or among my Northeastern friends. Followed by…

Why I Believe in the People of Ferguson

This story is not just about Ferguson. It is about St. Louis. It is about Madison, and Cleveland and New York. And why the steps taken here can be a…

The Best School Choice: The More Parents Know, the Better

My role as an unapologetic advocate for public education in the most affluent predominately African-American county in America often turns a trip to the park into a lesson on why…

Claudia Jordan: Smear Campaign Is Making Me Look Like I Hate Black People

By Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses One of my favorite money-making activities is blogging and blogging about the Real Housewives of Atlanta is especially fun! My focus is balancing marriage, motherhood and money-making…

Dear Bossip: He’s 11 Years Older Than Me, But I’m Over His Baby Momma

Dear Bossip: He’s 11 Years Older Than Me, But I’m Over His Baby Momma

Dear Bossip, I am 23 years old and my boyfriend is 11 years older than me. We have a great relationship, but there is a part of his life that…

It’s not Unconstitutional to be Racist

Racism is a repugnant disease of the heart and mind, but it’s not unconstitutional. That is the perennial tension when episodes like the recent Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity at…

What a Slave-Reparations Claim Has to Do With Harvard Law School

What a Slave-Reparations Claim Has to Do With Harvard Law School

Transcription of Belinda’s Petition to the Massachusetts General Court on Feb. 14, 1783Original manuscript, Massachusetts Archives Who was the first person to ask for reparations for slavery? In America the concept…