Racial Profiling

Obama Promises Immigration Reform in First Year of Second Term

Obama told Univision he would like to do immigration this year, but Republican opposition is too intense.

Black Masculinity, Personal Loss and the Tragedy of Trayvon Martin

It is sad how this country continues to sweat black men. And in the past month, the one thing I can’t shake is a deep fear and dread for the black men in my own life.

You Got a Problem? Well, Now You Do

Trayvon Martin was just 17, and maybe he hadn’t yet put together his strategy for dealing with life as the object of America’s nightmares. So he improvised and got killed. But he had it coming; he was born black and male in the U.S.