The Ostrich Rears its Head: America’s 2020 Racial Reckoning is a Victory and Opportunity

The Ostrich Rears its Head: America’s 2020 Racial Reckoning is a Victory and Opportunity

Photo credit: Getty Images. Months before his death, Thurgood Marshall warned about apathy in the interminable American pursuit of forming a more perfect union. The Supreme Court justice was born into Jim Crow and built his career upon making racial segregation,...
Why We Can’t Wait

Why We Can’t Wait

In May 1920, Henry Scott, a middle-aged Negro, was working as a Pullman porter in Florida when a mob seized and lynched him because a white woman said he insulted her.[1] Scott said that she had asked for his help arranging her seat on a train while he was busy...