At the event on Monday, August 27, author Susan Naimark will discuss her new book, The Education of a White Parent: Wrestling with Race and Opportunity in the Boston Public Schools. The book takes the complex subject of white privilege and translates it into everyday stories that demonstrate how it hinders the development of all children, even kids who receive the benefits.
White America is slowly returning to normal. It's a shade poorer normal to be sure, but normal all the same. The Black Economy, on the other hand, is still in full-blown recession.
The best hope I see for the country and it's cities, like Washington DC, is that sooner rather than latter the electorate recognizes that changing politicians isn't a change we can believe in, rather the country must radically change the trickle down, deregulated economy which has maintained racial divisions and increased economic inequality.
Tribal life in Louisiana, what we won in the financial reform bill, and the make-believe economics of David Brooks.
The Institute of the Black World presents the first meeting of the Shirley Chisholm Presidential Accountability Commission.
A non-white Miss America winner? Clearly something suspicious is going on.
And a discussion on the racial divide in honor of his 85th birthday.
Afghanistan, the racial wealth gap, and a student sit-in.
Omar Barghouti will lead a lecture and discussion on the connections between Palestine and black America.
The nation needs to commit itself to lasting Native American advancement.