Kendrick Lamar, Black Language and What White Fans Don't Get About the 'N-Word' By Stereo Williams|
The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race
Archaeology is demolishing another sacred belief: that human history over the past million years has been a long tale of progress.
By Jared Diamond
The History of Dreadlocks
In this EBONY.com series exploring Black hair origins, we trace locs from the Ancient Egypt all the way to Jamrock.
By Princess Gabbara
How the Green Book Helped African-American Tourists Navigate a Segregated Nation
Listing hotels, restaurants and other businesses open to African-Americans, the guide was invaluable for Jim-Crow era travelers
7 Reasons Why 'Colorblindness' Contributes to Racism Instead of Solves It
By Jon Greenberg
Trump's Coup in Venezuela: The Full Story|
January 30, 2019 : Eric Draitser
The US-sponsored coup in Venezuela, still ongoing as I write, is the latest chapter in the long and bloody history of US imperialism in Latin America. This basic fact, understood by most across the left of the political spectrum – including even the chattering liberal class which acknowledges this truth...
How Long is the Shelf-Life of Damnable Racist Capitalist Lies?
August 22, 2018 : By Glen Ford
Silicon Valley and the corporate media are far more effective in conjuring alternative realities than the chaotic Trump White House. "Trump tells lies that are easily countered; the New York Times and Google erase facts from history, systematically."
Martial Law By Other Means: Corporate Strangulation of Dissent
August 09, 2018 : By Glen Ford
The people that rule the United States are in the third year of a frenzy to blame Russia and its "trolls," "dupes," and witting or unwitting "colluders" – including a sitting president – for racial conflicts, eroding respect for public institutions and a general social breakdown in the nation. "We are at war!" they scream, incessantly, and in a thousand well-placed voices.
The British Royal Wedding, Feelgoodism and the Colonial Jumbie
May 20 2018 : By Tyehimba Salandy
While many people gush at royalty and the "power of love", for people of the Caribbean and wider global south, who are still faced with the structures of British coloniality imbedded deeply in our society and the world we live in, it is an opportunity to reflect on these issues.