You could argue that the woman on the recording didn't really set up the man on the recording; instead, she let events play out in a way that seemed quite characteristic for the Clippers owner.
We know that heterosexism is real and that white gay men, especially gender non-conforming men, experience antagonism, and, yet, we should be clear not to minimize the reality of white patriarchy and the advantages daily afforded to white men, regardless of their sexual identities. Privilege much?
Let's be honest, America is having a credit card debt crisis. We, as a nation, are $11.4 trillion in debt to credit card companies. Luckily, there is a very easy solution to stop paying all of that interest to the credit card companies, and it comes from the most unlikely source ... the credit card companies.
To say that a teacher's race is of no importance -- especially in schools where most of the kids are black or Latino -- is to pretend that education in the U.S. exists in a post-racial dreamworld.
As my partner and I are both attorneys who work on and in support of public education, private school was not an option for us, so we decided to look for homes further out but with highly rated public schools. At the risk of sounding naïve, I was wholly unprepared for the reality that came with prioritizing high-quality public schools in my home search.
As a young adult, it is normal for people my age to believe themselves invincible. I know this to be untrue, but I often forget this fact. With Eric Garner's death, I am reminded that black men are certainly not invincible, rather, they are endangered.
It's important to note how social media campaigns have helped to highlight the issue reminding everyone of how important the early years in the development of the brains of young people.
For reasons that I can only attribute to the grace of God, my poor, black, queer, disabled self began to experience God as an aching, yearning Presence that longed for ME through those messages
Following the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many employers have seen their health care costs rise. Our new report, "2014 Employer-Sponsored Health Care: ACA's Impact," shows some will pass those new costs onto their staff.
These conversations were always awkward for me and never satisfying.
Think of how different the school years of all kids -- rich and poor -- would be if education were aligned with life, instead of tailored to the needs of Princeton statisticians. We might begin to make progress after decades of failed education reform,.
Once again those families and communities that have long been and continue to be subject to discriminatory (and often predatory) behavior, pay a high price. But so do many who have not traditionally been victimized by these practices.
Just like a coach sees the difference in her players if they spent the summer lounging instead of being active, I certainly see a literary sluggishness in my students if they return to school in the fall without picking up a book or writing in their journals with true engagement.
The academic impact on children with a highly involved father is strong, but the benefit of an involved father on a child's life skills is just as valuable. T
Hepatitis C infection is a major public health concern for people of all races. To help increase Hepatitis C awareness, testing and access to treatment for individuals infected with the virus, we recognize National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD) on Friday, July 25.
Privacy is key to having a healthy space. The girls that we work with tell us that they need something that belongs to them where they could do what they want and need to do to better themselves.
Tonight on PBS, I'm joined by Rubén Blades. The 10-time Grammy winner, Harvard law school grad and former presidential candidate in Panama reflects on his varied career and talks about his new CD, Tangos.
Here we are 50 years later, and if you're a woman of color, then you're still facing inequality in the workplace. According to a recent study, black women are making far less than their white, non-Hispanic male counterparts in the same jobs and positions.
After initially reporting a few weeks back that the Boris Kodjoe spy series, 'Undercovers,' was on the verge of cancellation, NBC officially pulled the plug after the show consistently produced dismal ratings.
Its recent airing brought out a 1.3 rating in the 18-49 age demo. While the show is still filming its 12th episode, NBC will not commit to anything past its original 13-episode order.
Produced by J.J. Abrams, the show made headlines as it featured two black actors (Boris Kodjoe & Guba Mbatha-Raw) as the leads. From the initial start, 'Undercovers' never got off the ground running as its first episode generated a 2.0/6 share, with less than 10 million viewers watching.
While other NBC freshman shows, such as the Blair Underwood series, 'The Event,' were given a full season commitment, the best 'Undercovers' could get was an order for four additional scripts.
Its committed episodes will air on Nov. 10, Nov. 17 and Dec. 1.
It's the second series on NBC to be given the boot, following last month's cancellation of the Jimmy Smits legal drama 'Outlaw.'
On his Twitter account, Kodjoe thanks his fans for their support.
"Hey fam. I'm sad and disappointed. I wish they'd given us a chance to find our place. I love the show and I love you all for your support. Now I gotta find a job. Let me know if you hear of any openings.