Alone in his stand, Weldon Heyburn despised that Robert E. Lee would be memorialized with a statue in the U.S. Capitol
For talented black spellers in the 1960s, the segregated local spelling bee was the beginning and the end of the long road to Washington, D.C.
Police violence and interaction could be seen as particularly extreme forms of maternal stress.
Welcome to the latest iteration of the Culture Wars. And the 2017 edition is promising to be a doozy.
“This will keep for months, if out of humanity’s reach, hence, perhaps their name.”
As a frequent traveler and black American who’s painfully aware of the many police-involved deaths of black drivers, I now have “The Talk” with my white and non-black minority friends before getting into their cars.
The realization that the public library—idealized as a democratic place of learning and sanctuary, where the life of the mind was more ostensibly important than the color of skin—was not a haven for all was not new.
For her new book “Cook Korean!” (Ten Speed Press, $19.99), Ha developed and and illustrated about 70 recipes from the Korean peninsula.
The epic miniseries, which united black and white Americans in a viewing experience that the late journalist Chuck Stone called both “an electronic orgy of white guilt” and “one of greatest emotional experiences of all time”—set off a chain of reactions in sub-Saharan Africa.
I’ve never had my eyebrows shaped, plucked, threaded, waxed, filled in, tinted, drawn on, or otherwise groomed. And I’m okay with that.