Mychal Denzel Smith is the author of Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education, and a Knobler Fellow at The Nation Institute.
Mychal’s Recent Stories
Nation Sep 29Column: As ‘America’s sport,’ the NFL cannot escape politics
The NFL, by way of embracing all the iconography of America, has also invited the pointed backlash to that iconography.
Politics Aug 18Column: Trump’s rise is white rage veiled as political strategy
Author Mychal Denzel Smith says progress toward justice and equality is always met with backlash.
Nation Mar 26White Millennials are products of a failed lesson in colorblindness
What I’d like to believe from my observations in the streets of Ferguson and New York City at the height of the Black Lives Matter protests is that, among young white people, there is a real awakening around issues of…