The First White President The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy. This essay is drawn from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book, We Were Eight Years in Power.

IT IS INSUFFICIENT TO STATE the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office through the passive power of whiteness—that bloody heirloom which cannot ensure mastery of all events but …

OMG a white nurse arrested without course by a policeman – HuffPost

Editorial The abuse of police powers diminishes the police. This act is a daily reality in the lives of black Americans who prior to the widespread use of camera phones had and still has no support for their plight. Now the chicken is coming home to roast. “Protecting the rights of others is truly a …