Karen Grigsby Bates appears in the following:
Monday, February 27, 2017
"When you look at the way that, African American men are treated when they're armed, already the deck is stacked against people who are judged or perceived to be a threat." Caroline Light
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Historian Caroline Light says "stand your ground" laws were written for white, heterosexual, property-owning men. What happens when other people take up arms, in defense against white supremacists?
Friday, February 24, 2017
If the human rights aspect of (deportation) doesn't interest you, the prospect of $8 avocados and double-digit fast food might.
Friday, February 10, 2017
We're keeping an eye on the Oscars prize. This year Oscars aren't so white—there are POCs in several of the major categories...
Monday, February 06, 2017
"A majority of people, regardless of race and gender, hold some bias towards women of color based on their hair."
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
California has the country's largest Latino population. And they are tied to the state's economic prosperity. A new study analyzes how they're doing.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Even as the march's diversity was being celebrated, it was also causing tension. "Historically, the term 'woman' has implicitly meant white women," says a gender and Asian-American studies professor.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
The Women's March on Washington is seen as a march for women's unity. But the often-fractious relationship between white feminists and women of color is giving rise to tensions.
Friday, December 23, 2016
Stop feeling guilty about what you didn't do over the holidays, and take some of these suggestions for reading, watching and listening. You'll feel better, really.
Monday, December 05, 2016
Sammy Lee, a Korean War veteran and the first American platform diver to win gold in consecutive Olympics, dies of pneumonia at the age of 96.
Friday, December 02, 2016
Pipeline and prisons and tantrums at Starbucks: these are a few of our favorite stories this week.
Friday, November 18, 2016
What's popping with race this week? Here are few hardy racial matters to chew on as you head into Thanksgiving week.
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Many experts agree with an appeals court's decision last month that dreadlocks aren't a common racial characteristic. But left undecided: What's a common racial characteristic?
Friday, October 14, 2016
The actress became famous for her role in TV's Empire, but the road to Cookie wasn't easy. In her new memoir, Around the Way Girl, Henson shares stories of pushing her way to the top.
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Willie Harris had to train himself in a Los Angeles park to become one of the nation's first black stunt doubles. Now he'll be celebrated as an icon of black history.
Friday, September 23, 2016
In 1948, eight African-American men joined Atlanta's police force. Those pioneer officers — who couldn't drive squad cars or even step foot in headquarters — inspired Thomas Mullen's new novel.
Friday, July 29, 2016
In Charcoal Joe, Mosley brings his iconic private eye Easy Rawlins into the haze of the late '60s, extending a literary odyssey through the transformation of black Los Angeles.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Some police shooting victims like Alton Sterling and Philando Castile become national symbols. Their faces are splashed across the media, and their names become hashtags. So why are others forgotten?
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Many African-Americans keep guns for self-defense, dating back to Emancipation. But the shooting in Dallas, and recent killings of black men by police, have raised hard questions for black gun owners.
Sunday, July 10, 2016
African Americans have always kept guns for self defense. The recent shootings in Dallas, and the killings of young black men by police, are once again raising questions about who should own guns.