David A. Love

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OPINION - Sharron Angle once participated in a campaign against black jerseys for a high school football team on the grounds that the color black is "thoroughly evil"...
OPINION - With a diversifying U.S. population, does it matter that Fox News, a major news outlet, only seems to cater to a white audience?...
OPINION - On Thursday, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court...

OPINION - Boasting a once glorious track record fighting for civil rights, the commission became a politicized Republican tool under George W. Bush...
SLIDESHOW - Many of these individuals were caught up in the wrong place at the wrong time, and served as convenient scapegoats for some larger political agenda...
OPINION - Either these politicians in Congress do not understand the depths of people's pain, or they simply don't care...

SLIDESHOW - theGrio has compiled a list of people, events, topics and concepts that go over the top, offend our standards of good taste and make us cringe...
OPINION - With the case against the New Black Panthers, there's only smoke and mirrors, and lots of racial hating on Barack Obama...
OPINION - Byrd renounced his racist past, demonstrating that people have the power to change and move beyond hate...

OPINION - So much for that teachable moment on race the Henry Louis Gates incident promised to become, at least in the hearts and minds of so many people of goodwill...
OPINION - Hip-hop and politics have been together for a long time, and there are no signs the two will break apart soon...
OPINION - This ruling is typical of a conservative majority that has been out on the attack when it comes to the rights of everyday people...
ANALYSIS - The difference in financial assets between these two groups has increased over four times in a generation, from $20,000 in 1984 to $95,000 in 2007...
OPINION - By removing ethnic studies, Arizona spits in the face of the civil rights legacy, and tells people of color they don't count...
OPINION - Sadly, a network connection only allows students to perfect their racism, with high-tech anonymity in some cases, and without accountability...
OPINION - In light of this crisis of unadopted black children, more must be done to overcome the institutional racism of adoption workers and place these kids in loving homes...
OPINION - According to a recent poll, a majority of Americans under 30 favor legalizing marijuana, and a majority of Americans of all ages favor legalizing medical marijuana...
OPINION - Fifteen years after the Oklahoma City bombing, the extremist groups are back and they're bigger and badder than ever...
OPINION - This is a great opportunity to look beyond the political posturing and demagoguery surrounding the bill, and examine how it will really affect the average person...
Who among these influential African-Americans support the president or challenge him the most?...