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Return of the G: Rebellion against monolithic Black culture

I remember buying new clothes for high school one year. I eagerly looked for clothes at the local mall that might help me fit...

Smith: The root of the problem

Left-leaning pundits frequently argue that today’s GOP is the party of white grievance and that Donald Trump is the personification thereof. While this view...

Shabazz: Guard your gates

My great-grandmother Vivian Irene White Marbury used to drop all kinds of wisdom nuggets. I’m sure I’m not the only one with an elder...

Davis: NBA players refusing COVID-19 vaccine ahead of season

With the start of another NBA season in the midst of a global pandemic, all eyes have shifted to the players. Teams held their...

Smith: I was called the N-word

In 2015, I took my then-8-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter to a play called “Anne and Emmett.” The play centers on a fictitious conversation...

Hayes: Creating a ‘more perfect union’

“You can pray until you faint. But if you don’t get up and try to do something, God is not going to put it...

Shabazz: Map maker, map maker, made me a map

This week Indiana lawmakers took their first steps towards approving legislative maps for Congress as well as those for the Indiana House and Senate....

Rice: Wait, use common sense before passing judgment

When I was in military basic training (boot camp) during the middle 1960s in San Antonio, Texas, for eight grueling weeks, one particularly hot,...

Shackleford: Why give us breadcrumbs when we deserve the whole loaf?

While we have spent a great deal of the last year moving forward in our pursuit for equity, we have also struggled with maintaining...

McMichael: Fitted to fly

The crowd of high school boys who converged at Indiana University must have been excited. It was May 1932, and they’d been chosen from...

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