America, Oprah is Not Your Savior

America, Oprah is Not Your Savior

America has a history of looking to black women to save Americans from themselves — while not recognizing or respecting their efforts.

Everyone Hates This Tax Bill

Everyone Hates This Tax Bill

The more the public learns about the tax cut plan making its way through Congress, the more they hate it.

Deray McKesson at UH: White People Didn’t Work for Their Wealth

Deray McKesson at UH: White People Didn’t Work for Their Wealth

By 2053, the median wealth of black Americans will fall to zero if current trends continue, according to Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson. “Racial welfare is a structural problem and it is one of the root causes of inequity,” Mckesson said, citing a recent study from Prosperity Now and the Institute for Policy Studies. “We didn’t […]

Are We Living in a Golden Age of Charitable Giving? Hardly.

Are We Living in a Golden Age of Charitable Giving? Hardly.

First the good news. Charitable gifts made this week on Giving Tuesday soared to a new high, an estimated $274 million raised online in just 24 hours. That’s an impressive outpouring of generosity that underscores the enduring power of small donors in an era when mega-givers tend to get most of the attention. What’s more, […]

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