Opinion

Opinion articles and newspaper editorials on current events told from a Black perspective.

Here are several essential things to read and know about Black history to help get you up to speed as we celebrate Black History Month.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene lied about the definition of critical race theory and claimed a single Illinois school received $5.1 billion.

Black History Month has begun with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declaring all-out war on Black history being taught in schools.

Tyre Nichols' death spotlights the federal government's limited power to regulate policing.

Our surprise that five Black police officers could brutalize another Black man indicates we have an impoverished understanding of race and racism in this country.

Jason Whitlock, the Clayton Bigsby of Steven A. Smiths, blamed single Black mothers for the violent killing of Tyre Nichols at the hands of Memphis police.

Not only are police killings of other Black people traumatic events, but that trauma diminishes the ability of Black communities to thrive.

Kylar Gray, co-editor-in-chief of The Blueprint, writes about relaunching the student paper and what it means for Spelman College.

Standardized tests aren’t that useful at measuring a student’s potential, but there are deeper issues too, involving race and equity. That's why they're becoming archaic.

Pinellas County school district officials announced that Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye' has been pulled from school libraries.

A better understanding of how online racial discrimination affects Black and brown teens’ academic well-being could help reduce the harm.

Waymond "Chef Way" Wesley, a TikTok chef and Texas prosecutor, resigned after backlash from his old tweets disparaging Black women.