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Posted on: May 22, 2014, Source:

Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates says Americans have to confront the country's slave past and right the wrongs inflicted on African Americans

Posted on: Apr 25, 2004, Source: Washington Monthly

A new book is predicated on the idea that the concept of 'blackness,' as it has come to be understood, is rapidly losing its ability to describe, let alone predict or manipulate, the political and social behavior of African Americans.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2002, Source: Washington Monthly

To be a father is the most noble calling an African-American man can ever undertake. In historical context, the black father was a soldier taking up the sword and banner of a disgraced order of knights.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2001, Source: Washington Monthly

Why does America's richest black suburb have some of the country's most brutal cops?