Tag: race relations

by Dori J. Maynard

In the end, it may be the cell phone that makes the difference in Oscar Grant’s death. Without it, it’s likely that 22-year old father would have been just another anonymous black man who ended up dead after a run in with law enforcement. Instead, as Grant lay face down on the platform of a […] more »

by Dori J. Maynard

Over at TheRoot.com, Kim McLarin points out the ridiculousness behind the rumor that floating “out there” exists a tape of Michelle Obama using the term “whitey.” McLarin does not base her argument on the fact that a Princeton and Harvard University graduate, married to a man with the political savvy to come from behind to […] more »