Tag Archives: Joshua DuBois

The Enduring Rift

By Joshua DuBois By this point, all Americans know the facts. A teenager, Trayvon Martin, was pursued and killed. The shooter, George Zimmerman, was acquitted, his claim of self-defense validated by a jury. We have lined up to state our views about … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Mandela

By Joshua DuBois As President Obama visits South Africa, Nelson Mandela lies dying. I—like millions of Americans who grew up thousands of miles away from the massacre at Sharpeville and the rally at Durban, and decades away from the trials … Continue reading

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The Fight for Black Men

By Joshua DuBois There is an easy way to meet Joe Jones, and a hard way. Let’s start with the easy way. If you and I were at a cocktail party, I’d introduce you to a tall, bald, black man, … Continue reading

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