One hundred thirty-five million Americans are expected to hit stores during the long Black Friday weekend. Despite what we've been made to believe, happiness will not be available for purchase.
The so-called "Ferguson effect" is complete bullshit, but it's being used to delegitimize and poison the message of Black Lives Matter.
Paris is deeply associated with love, but after the horrific attacks of last week, which left 129 people dead, too many are trying to use the city to fill us with hate.
If the Jeb! campaign isn't on a respirator yet, it's because the respirator is being pushed down the hallway to its hospital room.
The former neurosurgeon is leading Republican polls, and I still can't figure out why.
The point is not whether we choose to acknowledge or ignore the impact of race, but how white privilege defines all aspects of American life.
A lot of the media coverage around Saturday's Justice Or Else rally focused on Louis Farrakhan, reminding us that building a movement around one man has its pitfalls. By eschewing leaders, Black Lives Matter has shielded itself from these problems.
With a new set of policy proposals, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is trying to change the tired national narrative around gun violence.
Instead of being shamed for saying that a Muslim should never be the President of the United States, Ben Carson has seen a surge in donations and an increase in Facebook followers.
I just didn't understand how so many white people in American could believe that they are the primary victims of racism. So, I asked some white folks about it to find out why.
Legendary hip-hop writer Toure kicks off a series analyzing the lyrics of Kanye West. This inaugural installment looks at West's verse on "Smuckers" from Tyler, the Creator's Cherry Bomb.
Toure talks with political scientist Norm Ornstein about the way Republicans have managed to hijack the government and escape criticism from the media.
"I think it's an entitlement thing. It's like, 'I'm wearing this badge and you need to respect me.'
National politics is a game—and Trump wasn't meant to be on the field. He's supposed to be in the owners' box, deciding who gets to play.
Most Americans, including Democrats, are totally cool with the US continuing to kill people in foreign countries on the say-so of "informed, high-level" officials alone, so Obama's got no reason to change his drone policies.