Stories by Bijan C. Bayne

Bijan C. Bayne is a cultural critic, and author of the upcoming book, Elgin Baylor: The First Superstar. subscribe to Bijan C. Bayne's feed

Posted on: Jan 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

MLK was one of the most significant figures of the 20th century. Here are some things you may not know about him.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Though February has long been replete with special curriculum in schools, many elements of the past remain obscured.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Although King is one of U.S. history's most widely chronicled individuals, there are aspects of his life that are less well-known.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Professional black women still have to respond to centuries-old discomfort about the way their hair grows.

Posted on: May 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Will conspiracies theories finallly be put to rest?

Posted on: Apr 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Why is Hollywood still reducing black actors to spiritual servitude?

Posted on: Apr 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Mythical black men are convenient scapegoats in our society. But it is the oppressed, rather than the oppressor, who has reason to fear.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A writer and media professional is hit by the recession and gets a glimpse of another America.