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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...

Not all Americans have a fair path to a good death...

Jason Ashe, University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Danielle L. Beatty Moody, University of Maryland, Baltimore County What does it mean to “die well”? The world...

Minorities face more obstacles to a lifesaving organ transplant

Camilla Nonterah, University of Richmond Patients who experience organ failure need a transplant to improve their odds of survival and to achieve a better quality...

We’re in a golden age of black horror films

Robin R. Means Coleman, Texas A&M University In the horror genre, black is definitely back. The movie “Ma,” which premieres on May 31, will star...

Misery and memory in Glendora, Mississippi: How poverty is reshaping the...

Dave Tell, University of Kansas In August of 1955, Emmett Till was lynched in the Mississippi Delta. The 14-year-old African American reportedly whistled at a...

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Two big problems with American voting that have nothing to do...

Sascha Meinrath, Pennsylvania State University Over the past year, the public discussion on election security and integrity has focused on concerns about foreign meddling in...