To understand Cam Newton, you need to go to a small church 45 minutes outside of Atlanta called Holy Zion Center of Deliverance and hear his dad preach.
“If any of you are around when I have to meet my day, I don’t want a long funeral. And if you get somebody to deliver the eulogy, tell them not to talk too long.”
A sociologist’s controversial first book and the debate over who gets to speak for whom.
After 25 years as a road comic, Leslie Jones becomes a star.
On Dec. 18, 2007, the school board in Pinellas Country, Florida, voted to abandon integration. They justified the decision with bold promises: Schools in poor, black neighborhoods would get more money, more staff, more resources. They delivered none of that. A 5-part investigation.
Reckoning with what is owed—and what can never be repaid—for racial privilege.
We know that certain programs can help prevent gun deaths among black men. No one in Washington seems to care.
Talking to Lee Daniels about Empire, Hollywood, and survival.