Opinion

#FREERAMAD!

In 2014, a Georgia jury acquitted Ramad Chatman of armed robbery. So why is he still in jail until 2022?

THE CULTURAL COACH

Noble move: students demand solutions to cultural learning gap.

THE CULTURAL COACH

If it seems like a stupid question, it’s probably not, so . . . ask away!

PA$$ IT ON!

Can life insurance really create $50 BILLION in black wealth?

DO BLACK GUNS MATTER?

A black guy goes to an NRA convention in the Age of Trump. Here’s what happened.

THE CULTURAL COACH

Can putting ‘American’ first help us in ethnic labeling?

BIGGER THAN THE ‘GAME’

Coach Fizdale’s rant, social justice advocacy and the Movement for Black Lives.

How Obama’s education law can help black parents bridge the education gap

The reality for millions of Black American parents in the U.S. is that there is a lingering educational achievement gap between Black students and White students.

How about sparing the kid and not using the rod?

Stacey Patton examines ‘whupping’ kids in her new book, ‘Spare the Kids’

This secret form of voter suppression might be the civil rights issue of our time

When federal judge Nelva Gonzales struck down Texas’ discriminatory voter-identification law on Monday, voting rights advocates applauded the ruling as if the minorities barred from casting ballots had won the Super Bowl.

The Cultural Coach: Connecting the dots between offensive words, flexibility and insights

Should certain words be considered offensive regardless of who is using them?

OPINION: How would MLK respond to Trump’s America?

On the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, this is as appropriate a time as any to ask how the slain civil rights leader would react to President Donald J. Trump.

OPINION: 7 reasons black America should fight marijuana prohibition

According to the Pew Research Center, a majority of Americans (59 percent) believe that marijuana should be legal, including an identical percentage of blacks.

OPINION: Just a Reminder: The NCAA Is a Plantation, and the Players Are the Sharecroppers

The NCAA makes around $1 billion a year on college athletics. If you add in the $3.4 billion for college football, the total revenue for college sports tops $4 billion—almost all of it from football and basketball.

THE TSD INTERVIEW: OTIS L. SANFORD, Part II

A conversation about “From Boss Crump to King Willie: How Race Changed Memphis Politics.”

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