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.
“Peril is generational for black people in America—and incarceration is our current mechanism for ensuring that the peril continues.”
The struggles of Xavier University, a tiny, historically-black school in New Orleans, to train students for medical school.
The story of a small town just outside Pittsburgh that has suffered through a half-century of economic decline, racial tension, and endless crime. Despite that trajectory, or perhaps because of it, Aliquippa has also produced an astounding number of NFL players.
“What it means — for the reporting we do, for the brands we represent, and for our own mental health — that we don’t stop being black people when we’re working as black reporters. That we quite literally have skin in the game.”
“Richard Williams raised her to go to war with the world. Post-tennis, she plans to live in it.”
She was an overnight YouTube success. Then she tried to make a TV show.