‘Black Panther’s’ Killmonger character a painful reflection of Black America

There were so many underlying messages and anecdotes running through the entire two hours and fifteen minutes of Marvel’s Black Panther that it’s hard to keep up.  The boldest and perhaps most impactful lesson is seeing the effect of Michael B. Jordan’s character Erik Killmonger being separated from his history, his roots, his past. After […]

Derrick Bell, Harvard’s First Tenured Black Professor, Dies

Derrick Bell changed the face of academia in the Ivy League and challenged racial views with provocative books, essays and short stories. Bell died at the age 80 in New York on Oct. 6, but he will be remembered for making remarkable strides throughout his career and breaking racial boundaries by becoming Harvard Law School’s […]