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theGRIO Q&A - Would African-American history -- and indeed American history -- have been different if Abraham Lincoln had lived?...
OPINION - To be fair, Andrew Sullivan has the best intentions. But it seems curious that he thinks he can intuitively understand Obama's journey and experience of being 'black' in America...
OPINION - The crucial issue for Romney is gaining acceptability among social conservatives, as he needs them to rally behind him in his bid to steal the White House...
OPINION - Seeking to subvert President Obama's foreign policy success record is both incredibly irresponsible and unpatriotic...
OPINION - When it comes to blacks and gays, the GOP strategy is to divide and conquer...
OPINION - Perhaps the Trayvon Martin tragedy, and the president's acknowledgement that the slain teen could well have been his own son, will inspire Obama to stand his ground against the American gun lobby...
OPINION - Not every case of white-on-black violence involving young black males is equivalent to the Trayvon Martin incident...
OPINION - Zimmerman's father has chosen to spin a tale he knows will garner dog whistle support from far-right conservatives, prone to be both anti-black, anti-Obama and indifferent to the death of any young black male...
OPINION - Though measured, the subtext of Obama's statement was easily understood, especially for an African-American community eager to hear him address the matter...
OPINION - Derrick Bell and fellow law professors in the 70s and 80s understood that though blacks had technically gained equality before the law, whites continued to experience disproportionate power, wealth and opportunity...
OPINION - President Obama's campaign had raised roughly $105 million, 80 percent of which was made up of small donations under $200 each..
OPINION - There is one subject Romney has consistently avoided -- for good reason -- and that is the sordid history of racial insensitivity in the Mormon Church...
OPINION - By saying that his position on same-sex marriage is 'evolving,' Obama expects to please both sides...
OPINION - Mitt Romney, who has built his entire campaign on the premise that he's a businessman who knows how to improve the economy, clearly needs a lesson in mathematics and statistical analysis....
OPINION - The 2012 swing constituency of the moment are white working-class voters and Mitt Romney knows it...
OPINION - President Barack Obama's newfound defiance may be in part a response to Democratic supporters calling for him to have more 'fight'...
OPINION - Now that 2011 has faded to black, let's explore some of the major issues President Barack Obama will face in the coming year...
OPINION - Paul has pocketed at least a million dollars from newsletters that promoted racist, xenophobic and anti-Semitic propaganda throughout the 1980's and 90's...
OPINION - Is the NBA ready for an openly gay player? Mark Cuban seems to think so...
OPINION - According to the latest NBC/Marist poll President Obama now leads both GOP candidates in South Carolina...