The Dominican tradition of straight hair has it roots in colonial rule under Spain; it eventually became a way to imitate the higher classes and to separate themselves from their Haitian neighbors.
New research shows that poor Black and Hispanic students get a leg up academically by attending a less segregated school, but the results come with a significant downside.
The danger of straining gnats was clear in President Trump’s address after the hate rally and violence in Charlottesville. He sat before the media and chowed down on camel.
The city’s removal of Confederate statues in the dead of night was Baltimore’s latest attempt to make peace with the ghosts of the Civil War.
In literature, as in life, the belief that children are valuable, vulnerable and in need of protection has mostly been denied to black children in the United States.
Talking about race can be difficult, but knowing how to talk about it and understanding its historical origins and societal impact can certainly help make the conversation easier.
It is time for White leadership in the SBC to sit at the foot of the table and learn from their African-American brothers and sisters how to rightly oppose racial injustice in this country.
The Southern Baptist Convention deserves no credit for doing the right thing after the fact. You shouldn’t have to think twice about condemning ideologies associated with the Klan, Neo Nazis or the alt-right.
The Loving v. Virginia case ended the last of the country’s state laws banning interracial marriage, described in oral arguments as "the most odious of the segregation laws and the slavery laws."