South Los Angeles is the site of one of the most destructive civil disturbances in modern U.S. history, an emblem of the country’s racial divide, and a… Read more “It’s been 25 years since the L.A. riots. The city remains shaken.”
Rep. Joe Kennedy, III joins Joy Reid on the “moral obligation” to provide healthcare for all, as guest Jimmy Williams explains how certain GOP recommendations for the… Read more “Would Obamacare repeal create “Jim Crow for healthcare”?”
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Right now there are hundreds of missing kids all around the St. Louis area. Children are disappearing at an alarming rate, especially… Read more “One small St. Louis County town is missing dozens of teens”
Without the labor of blacks in America, the cultural and economic history of this nation would be vastly different. Edward E. Baptist, professor of history at Cornell University, relates in sharp relief the history, context and continuing impact of slavery and its powerful impact on U.S. economic, social and political life in his book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism.
On April 10 @WashingtonMonthly published a blog post by @JoelBerg titled, “It’s Policy, Stupid.” This motivated me to search my past blog posts to find, edit and… Read more “It is still Domestic Social Policy, Stupid!”
A few weeks ago Washington, D.C.’s African-American community was suffering the collective pain of at an alarming, seemingly unprecedented increase in the number of young black girls reported… Read more “Disappearing”