byon Apr 21, 2013 8:56AM
In moments like these, people make assumptions. It becomes all the more important for media to challenge those assumptions and keep our prejudices in check. In that, too many failed.
byon Jan 8, 2013 9:26AM
America is fast changing, and that change is reflected in the policies voters overwhelmingly back. And yet, a small band of white men continue to lord over us all.
byon Aug 20, 2012 9:51AM
In the run-up to the GOP convention, the Romney camp has cried foul about the Democrats' nasty tactics--while simultaneously reviving one of the most offensive themes in American politics.
byon May 29, 2012 9:45AM
Conservative commentators and political operatives have already begun conjuring images of scary black people out to destroy an endangered whiteness. Sally Kohn predicts we'll see a lot more, as the right seeks ways to motivate its electoral base.
byon Apr 10, 2012 9:57AM
As the country mourns Trayvon Martin, a now-fired conservative pundit drew attention with a letter to his sons about fearing black men. Sally Kohn explains to her own daughter the perils of white privilege, and the pride of creating a true "beloved community."
byon Aug 31, 2011 9:20AM
Slavery nostalgia. Submissive women. Southern secession. Brace yourself, the Republican Party is gonna have a long, ugly debate to pick its presidential nominee.
byon Apr 7, 2011 9:30AM
The man has revolutionized television as a movement building tool.