UCLA Has More NCAA Championships Than Black Male Freshmen

The black students at University of California, Los Angeles, sent a strong message about diversity at their school. Namely, the fact that there isn’t much when it comes to African-American males, a troubling fact for one of the state’s most elite institutions. A group of students, led by Sy Stokes, posted a video voicing their … Continue reading

Talk Show Host Informs Stunned White Supremacist He’s Part African

A white supremacist best known for his efforts to erect a whites-only enclave in North Dakota was stunned into awkward silence after being informed during a recent appearance on a syndicated daytime talk show that he was part African. The delicious exchange took place during a recent taping of British TV host Trisha Goddard‘s self-titled talk … Continue reading

Where Are the Serious Movies About Non-Suffering Black People?

Hattie McDaniel, the first black person to win an Oscar, did so for her role inGone With the Wind as Mammy in 1939. McDaniel was a formidable actress but, for better or worse, roles that found her playing a maid dominate her résumé because, in her time, domestic servitude was the primary way popular culture could … Continue reading