Race and gender continue to shape the opportunities that African-American women have, and race and gender continue to marginalize us Black women.
I guess everyone doesn't like voting as much as I do. Only a quarter of those eligible to vote in the District of Columbia did so.
The media is used to rivet attention toward an issue or challenge. Unfortunately, it has rarely been used for good.
In a world that is dominated by men, especially White men, feminism is, for me, an empowering concept.
Do you know about Elizabeth Keckley? Maggie Lena Walker, Sarann Knight Preddy, Gertrude Pocte Geddes-Willis, Trish Millines Dziko, Addie L Wyatt or Marie-Therese Metoyer?
Ten years from now, will we write that the status of African-American and Latino boys and men has improved?
If Michael Dunn were so afraid of Jordan Davis and his friends, why did he get out of his car and confront them about their loud music?
Had he not massacred Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman would be an average White man holding down a mediocre job, living under the radar, and aspiring for a law enforcement job.
Robert Gates has got fingers to point, axes to grind, bridges to burn, even as the Obama administration continues to deal with issues that Gates had the opportunity to weigh in on while he served as Secretary of Defense.
My wish list focuses on public policy, since better public policy means a better 2014.