"What makes us nervous is that one of his supporters is going to do something crazy or extreme just to show their support for him."
When he rhymed, we rhymed too, believing that we could spit homespun verse to proclaim our majesty. We too could "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee." We too could "rumble, young man, rumble." We too could say that we "shook up the world."
For my father and many others, it wasn't what Ali did in the ring that made him the Greatest of All Time—it was the decision to convert to Islam.
We asked an expert what the black icon might have thought of Trump's plan to build a wall, ban Muslim immigration, and make America great again.
Stars like Chris Rock and Michael B. Jordan honored the legacy of Dr. King by performing the historic speeches of legendary activists. These renditions highlighted how far we have yet to go to achieve equality.
Human rights activist Malcolm X was depicted as being both America's angriest man and equally as evil as Bill Cosby.
A look at the strange alliance between the Nation of Islam and the American Nazi Party.
I'm still trying to figure out what the most loaded two syllables in the English language mean to me.
Institutionalized racism isn't just about the headlines you read or the grand jury verdicts that inspire protests, it's something that infects the consciousness of black people everywhere.
We talked to Göran Hugo Olsson, the director of the new documentary—narrated by Lauryn Hill—that brings Frantz Fanon's thinking to the big screen.
The police killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked looting and riots Sunday night and clashes with police on Monday.
February 26 is Saviors' Day, the birthday of the founder of the Nation of Islam. Master Fard Muhammad will probably never get his due for his contribution, but the biggest challenge to fully appreciating him may be that he so effectively escaped history.
In the Lifetime Original Movie 'Betty & Coretta,' they present cardboard versions of what I like to call "Early Malcolm" and "Real Malcolm." But Early Malcolm and Real Malcolm are not real. They are both fabrications that serve to oversimplify a complex h…
"He would totally celebrate with Obama. They would have a heart-to-heart and Obama would be inspired even more. It would be a really awesome meeting. I can only imagine them doing dinner together and sitting in one room privately, without cameras."
I've always had this belief that if you produce something beautiful, and it's packaged beautifully and has had some love and attention invested in it, then somebody will want it.