Harry Belafonte: “When you have a large population of murdered young men in the streets of America and they’re all Black or African-American descent, I think there’s somebody sending us a message. And we should respond to that message.”
Two years after the Michael Brown was shot to death by Ferguson officer Darren Wilson, the TV host, professor and writer Marc Lamont Hill shares why he dedicated his latest book, “Nobody,” to the 18-year-old, what’s changed in Ferguson and why we need to reframe how we see Black women’s encounters with police.
“The Ghost of Cornel West,” Michael Eric Dyson’s takedown of his former mentor and friend, has been a hot topic for days. For posterity, here’s a highly unscientific survey of what people think about it.