As he took the podium during the Roy Wilkins Youth Leadership Luncheon at the NAACP’s 110th national convention, civil rights activist Shaun King reminded his audience of young leaders and grassroots...

March 19, 2019

The recent indictment of dozens of wealthy and famous parents involved in a college admissions scam, should come as no surprise. Wealthy parents using their privilege and financial position to make su...

March 6, 2019

On what feels like an unusually breezy day in early July in Georgia, there is a low hum of activity at Stacey Abrams’ campaign office on the southeast side of Atlanta. It is midmorning, and while a st...

March 3, 2019

What first won Karen Boykin-Towns a major role with the NAACP, in part, was her expertise as an executive with a global pharmaceuticals firm. What’s kept the Harlem-born Brooklynite involved—since bei...

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