Op-Ed

OPINION: In Defense of Trump’s Embassy Move to Jerusalem

This past October, with our children, my husband and I visited Israel, his homeland. We…

Fear and Fighting Like “A Real Man”

Three weeks ago, in New York City, as I rode the 4-5 train downtown, I…

Gun Violence and The Untapped Power We Have to Change It

In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas—the deadliest in modern American history—the…

Obama Didn’t Do Enough for Black Folks During his Presidency, But He Did This:

It seems the palava surrounding the question of whether or not Barack Obama did his…

Artists, Activists, and the Lies We’re Told

We’ve all heard the cliches about millennials, so there’s no need to recap the long…

Enough is Enough: Republicans Begin to Disavow Trump

In recent weeks, there have been signs that some members of the Republican establishment are…

Taking Down Robert E. Lee on a Horse Will Not Help Solve America’s Race Problem

I hate to sound like a pessimist, but taking down statues that represent the Confederacy…

White People Have Work to Do

To understand that white supremacy is as harmful to white Americans as it is to…

Acts of Violence, Domestic Terrorism, Hate Crimes – Does it really matter what we call it?

Many have heard President Trump’s reaction to the domestic terrorism that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia…

Affirmative Action in Trump’s America

During the 2008 presidential election, I was a high school student with very high hopes…