op-ed

Dear Donald, Over 30 plus years you have been an amazing friend; endorsing my books, coming to my shows, flying me on your planes, your helicopters, and even allowing my family members and myself to stay in your house in Florida many times. So, it kinda pains me to know that my public statements about […]

Taye Diggs is set to release a second children's book, Mixed Me, to teach young biracial children how to embrace their multicultural, multi-hued identities. But before it hits shelves, it needs a few edits... from a multiracial person.

Regardless of how many Black friends you have, whether or not you intended to offend anyone, or how clever you might think you're being...Do. Not. Do. Blackface. Ever.

Where’s the line between being supportive and being an enabler? Where’s the line between being a critic and being the cancer? Lamar Odom is an addict. He was found unconscious in a brothel after partying with the girls for days, with reportedly “every drug imaginable in his system,” and visible track marks on his arm. He […]

This Bill Cosby news has me torn. When the allegations first surfaced, I was reminded of vague memories from what I read on the tabloids…

As the city of Baltimore deals with what many have considered inevitable – conflict between the community and law enforcement boiling over onto the streets…

After perceived slights and political missteps by Barack Obama, scholar Cornel West has led an intractable one-man war against the president that has been punctuated…