"Blackness in the white imagination has nothing to do with black people." — Claudia Rankine
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The suspect in Saturday's attack has no apparent connection to Syria or its refugee crisis.
"This was not an obscure reference that needs decoding."
"He understands and supports our priorities and our members believe he will make America safe again."
"[We] have an expectation that our players and coaches will stand and honor our flag while the national anthem is played."
Meanwhile, black people keep getting shot by police.
It's worth following where this money actually ends up — because other sports figures have donated to some pretty sketchy places.
Black teachers and students are dealing with issues far more serious than Patrice Brown's wardrobe.
The sexual assault of Ayanna Jackson remains a footnote in Tupac's career — but it deserves more attention.
The #NoDAPL protests come after a year of similar disputes between Native Americans and peddlers of environmental catastrophe.
We lost a Tuskegee Airman and a Navajo code talker this week.
It's not the first time he's used another person's death to promote himself, either.
Patsy Capshaw Skipper is now claiming she was "hacked."
This doesn't look good for the NYPD.
It seemed like it couldn't get worse. Then it got worse.
The revolution will be plasticized.
When keeping it real goes wrong.
Michelle Marie is a blogger and plus-size model in Oxford.
No man or woman from the United States has ever accomplished what Shields did at the Rio Olympics.
Critics dismiss them as "thugs," but history tells a different story.
Proceeds from the project will go to families of victims of police brutality.
Conservative critics say protesters don't care enough about violence in black communities. But history tells another story.
So much #BlackExcellence, so little time.
Anna Botha, who is 74, has been van Niekerk's coach since 2012.