Jamil Smith

Ray Rice Doesn’t Deserve a Second Chance in the NFL
July 30, 2015

A pro football career should not be a reward for a domestic abuser’s contrition.

Bobby Jindal’s Opiate for the Masses
July 26, 2015

The Louisiana governor made prayer his first priority after the Lafayette shooting. That’s not nearly enough.

Sandra Bland Never Should Have Been Arrested
July 22, 2015

A new video shows she knew her rights, and paid for it.

#BlackLivesMatter Co-Founder: “We Are In a State of Emergency”
July 20, 2015

Patrisse Cullors speaks about Sandra Bland, the 2016 race, and the Netroots Nation protest.

Structural Racism Needs to Be a Presidential Campaign Issue
July 17, 2015

After the year we've endured since Eric Garner's death, every candidate should have a plan.

There's Nothing Boring About Women’s Sports
July 15, 2015

We should be celebrating women's sports, not trashing them. 

How “Back to the Future” Helped Make Me a Feminist
July 06, 2015

30 years after its release, a look at Back to the Future’s messages.

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.