By: Touré

On the pain of Birtherism
September 19, 2016

Sean P. Jackson of the Black Republican Caucus of Florida, MSNBC contributor Touré and NBC’s Katy Tur discuss Donald Trump’s claim…

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Trump Is Dead But Trumpism Is Not
August 24, 2016

Donald Trump is a zombie candidate. He’s still moving but he’s politically dead. He’s damaged himself too much. My friends in…

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Touré interviews Lady Gaga
August 16, 2016

Toure interviews Lady Gaga about her writing process, her desire to be famous, her love for Andy Warhol and Madonna, humor…

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No Such Place As Post-Racial America: New York Times (2011)
August 6, 2016

Dear America, Please, I beg you, stop using the bankrupt and meaningless term “post-racial!” There’s no such thing as “post-racial.” There’s…

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How Hiphop Was Shaped By the Drug War: Washington Post (2012)
August 6, 2016

If you’re wondering why hip-hop has often been angry, sneering, nihilistic and dystopic, you can blame the war on drugs, and…

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How To Talk To Young Black Boys About Trayvon Martin: Time Magazine (2012)
August 6, 2016

Eight talking points about the potentially fatal condition of being black. It’s unlikely but possible that you could get killed today….

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No, Black Lives Matter Isn’t Stopping Cops from Doing Their Jobs: Vice (2015)
August 6, 2016

About a year ago, Charles Ramsey, the chief of police in Philadelphia, was at the bedside of a fallen officer who…

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White People Explain Why They Feel Oppressed: Vice (2015)
August 6, 2016

Sometimes white people vex me. Maybe they confuse you, too. Maybe you’re a white person who is sometimes confused by white…

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White People Talk About White Privilege: Vice (2015)
August 6, 2016

It started as so many great ideas do: on a Saturday morning, lying in bed watching SportsCenter, and talking to strangers…

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The Legacy of A Tribe Called Quest: New York Times (2016)
August 6, 2016

I GREW up in the suburbs of Boston, where I was the top-ranked singles player on my prep school’s tennis team and…

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