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By Priscilla Ocen & Khaled A. Beydoun View image | gettyimages.com In the spring of 2010, we witnessed massive protests in the Arab World. The people of Egypt, Tunisia and Libya had enough; they had enough of the violence propagated … Continue reading
The career assassination of Cornel West: A messy intellectual divorce reveals layers of broken heart — and to what end?
By Menash Demary Independent of one’s stance on the rift between Michael Eric Dyson and Cornel West — a rift years in the making and now clearly delineated in the form of Dyson’s essay on West in the New Republic, … Continue reading
By Michael Eric Dyson View image | gettyimages.com Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned” is the best-known line from William Congreve’s The Mourning Bride. But I’m concerned with the phrase preceding it, which captures wrath in more universal … Continue reading
Black America Is Just 72 Percent Equal To White America. In Some Areas, The Inequality Is Worse Than That.
By Nick Wing & Alissa Scheller A report released last week holds troubling findings about lasting inequality across the African-American community.The 2015 “State of Black America” study, conducted by the National Urban League, finds that black Americans fare worse than … Continue reading