Archive for the ‘Ebony’ Category

By now, we’re all quite clear that “Hood Disease” is not only not an actual disease, but that it was born […]

In President Obama’s last State of the Union address he said, “I’m reaching out to some of America’s leading foundations and corporations […]

I was honored to be invited to share a reflection on the passing of Amiri Baraka. His work and the […]

The Meaning of Mandela

December 15, 2013 · 0 Comments

The passing of Nelson Mandela has stirred emotion around the globe. Recently, invited me to share my thoughts on […]

I have to admit, until recently I didn’t really know who Chief Keef was. I recognized his name from the […] has launched a Manfiest series which concentrates on issues facing Black men and boys. The series spearheaded by the […]

The Renewed Gender Wars

August 22, 2012 · 0 Comments

As a child, I used to look forward to the fabled moments in recess and gym class when we would […]

On Thursday July 26, 2012 President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order creating the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for […]

A sacred space is disappearing from our communities with too little fanfare: the Black bookstore. Recently, one of the largest […]

Summer is finally here! I can remember sitting in my desk in school looking out the window wondering when I […]