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Militarization has fostered a policing culture that sets up protesters as...

Tom Nolan, Emmanuel College The unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd after being pinned to the ground by the knee of a Minneapolis...

Langston Hughes – domestic pariah, international superstar

Jason Miller, North Carolina State University A leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance, the inspiration behind Lorraine Hansberry’s play “A Raisin in the Sun” and...

Prosecutors are increasingly – and misleadingly – using rap lyrics as...

Erik Nielson, University of Richmond Rapper Darrell Caldwell, better known to fans as Drakeo the Ruler, was on his way to stardom. Hailed as one...

Black women prefer hair products marketed with them in mind

Yewande O. Addie, University of Florida The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work. The big idea Marketing reports indicate that black consumers long...

On the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, a look back...

Rob Ruck, University of Pittsburgh During the half century that baseball was divided by a color line, black America created a sporting world of its...

How Minneapolis made Prince

Rashad Shabazz, Arizona State University It’s been almost four years since Prince’s death, but fascination about the artist, the man and his mythology endures. On Jan....

Was that joke funny or offensive? Who’s telling it matters

Michael Thai, The University of Queensland and Alex Borgella, Fort Lewis College In September, before the start of its 45th season, “Saturday Night Live” brought...

Could black philanthropy help solve the black student debt crisis?

Mako Fitts Ward, Arizona State University When billionaire Robert E. Smith decided to pay off the student loans of the graduating class of 2019 at...

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Csilla Ari D`Agostino, University of South Florida As NASA prepares to return to the Moon in the next couple of years and possibly even establish...