Because he's Q-Tip, because it's more effective if it comes directly from him, because of his history and the work he's done within the hip-hop community. Also, because it's about how the past relates to the present and in the now, everything is easily consumable in bits and sound bites. Probably also because no one… » 12/21/14 11:49pm 12/21/14 11:49pm

Her and Morgan Freeman need to establish this utopian nation that is free of labels and other simplistic forms of thought so that I too can move there. Unfortunately, until then, labels will continue to be critical to the fight for equality. » 10/06/14 11:46am 10/06/14 11:46am

Of course she should sue the clinic. Medical professionals messed up and should be held accountable. I do hope that little girl grows up to be stronger than her mother, though. She's going to need every ounce of strength to deal with a mom that can't seem to deal with her kid's skin color. Cramblett was lucky enough… » 10/01/14 2:34pm 10/01/14 2:34pm

I still hear folks getting angry when they're called Hispanic instead of Latino. Either term is better than jut calling us all Mexicans or Spanish. I believe the most inclusive term would be Ibero-American, but very few even recognize that one. » 8/28/14 2:58pm 8/28/14 2:58pm

I like that the concern trolls want to remind us women that this guy is a criminal. I'm unsure how that fact might escape any of us. Additionally, LOL at not "glorifying criminals." We glorify questionable celebrities every damn day of the year. How is this new? Chris Brown anyone? » 6/20/14 11:06am 6/20/14 11:06am