Sep 2, 2020
First Impressions are Trumping Complete Facts on Police Violence
We are now in an era where initial visceral narratives shape our lasting attitudes. Images of men being lethally shot in the back or dying with a knee on their neck create strong...
Jul 16, 2020
The Leaders of Black Lives Matter Ignore Solutions
The recent spate of gun violence in black communities has threatened to shift the singular focus of Black Lives Matter (BLM) away from police killings. Its fear is that a serious...
Jun 8, 2020
Protest Racism, But Be Honest
On May 25, a black man George Floyd was videotaped being killed in a senseless, depraved manner by a white Minneapolis police officer. Ever since, angry and violent demonstrations...
May 26, 2020
US Women Across Races Are Marrying Less. Why?
Even before the current crisis, many unmarried mothers struggled to support their families and provide a nurturing and stable environment for children. As the marriage rate continues...
Apr 30, 2020
The Difficult Childbearing Choices Facing Black Women
Many commentators focus on the large share of black children born to unmarried women: 69.4 percent in 2018. They point to the difficulties these children face. They preach the...
Apr 6, 2020
No, Pandemic Isn't Hurting Black Businesses More
The coronavirus has devastated many small businesses. Historically, ownership offered a solid if not prosperous choice for many white males, particularly in the postwar period. You...
Mar 17, 2020
A More Sensible Way to Protect Americans from COVID-19
As the stock market loses one-quarter of its value due to the Coronavirus panic, we are told that we must stay vigilant because of the virus’s deadly consequences. Even though...
Jan 9, 2020
Gentrification Can Help Turn Around Beleaguered Black Neighborhoods
Recently, the Washington Post again highlighted a widely-referenced study that seemingly documents severe adverse consequences to poorer residents of gentrified neighborhoods....
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