Black Americans

Organizers Cut Veteran’s Microphone for Speaking About Black History at Memorial Day Event

A 77-year-old veteran Army medic accused organizers of an American Legion Memorial Day event of censoring him on Wednesday, days after his microphone was cut as he attempted to share how the holiday was originally celebrated by Black people who…

Tear Down the Racist Statues, End Racist Debt and Pay for Equalizing Reparations

By Vijay Prashad The statues are coming down. The most recent avalanche began in the United States after the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police and the uprising it occasioned. In Philadelphia, the city removed a statue…

A Letter from a Yale student to the Chinese American Community

To the Chinese American Community: My name is Eileen Huang, and I am a junior at Yale University studying English. I was asked to write a reflection, maybe even a poem, on Chinese American history after watching Asian Americans, the…