Alt-right members prepare to enter Emancipation Park holding Nazi, Confederate, and Gadsden "Don't Tread on Me" flags in Charlottesville, Va. (Anthony Crider/Wikimedia Commons)
Black Experience

Out of the Shadows: Overt Racism Flourishes in the American South in the Trump Era

Race relations in the United States, especially in the South, are plagued by troubling examples of the challenges that face the nation, as Americans work toward achieving the dream that Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of more than 50 years ago. [read more…]

A screen shot of Procter & Gamble's "The Talk" television commercial, which features African-American women discussing the realities of being black in America with their children
Black Experience

Procter & Gamble’s ‘The Talk’ Ad Stirs Race Debate

Procter & Gamble kicked off the 10th anniversary celebration of the “My Black is Beautiful” campaign by releasing a commercial titled “The Talk,” featuring African-American women discussing the realities of being black in America and warning their children about the perils of racism. [read more…]