Jamil Smith

Clarence Thomas’s Disgraceful Definition of Human Dignity
June 26, 2015

The Supreme Court justice should know precisely the meaning of equal protection under the law.

As Racist Symbols Fall Away
June 24, 2015

Removing a symbol of racism doesn't remove racism.

No Quarter, No Sanctuary, No Succor
June 18, 2015

A church community searches for solace after the gunshots in Charleston.

To Win Black Voters, Hillary Clinton Can't Rely Upon Hope and Change
June 10, 2015

It will take specifics to get Obama's most loyal constituency on board.

White Fear Can Be Hazardous to Your Health
June 10, 2015

The adults who told kids at a Texas pool party that they don’t belong are as much of the problem as the cop who assaulted them.

Cleveland, On the Brink
May 30, 2015

A new hope to reform Cleveland's police, and for a long-awaited championship.

Data-Driven Policing
May 18, 2015

National databases for police incidents are a step closer.

John Legend Needs You To Know Why This Young Man Is Dead
May 15, 2015

The superstar musician is also the executive producer of the HBO documentary Southern Rites.

In Defense of 'Uppity-ism'
May 11, 2015

Why black ambition is never a bad thing.

The Language of the Unheard
May 04, 2015

Cities need to focus on preventing police abuse, not the riots that protest it.