Race Matters

"We have to do better," the Olympian and maternal health advocate said.

NBC’s Meet The Press and its host Chuck Todd are under fire for airing a segment on gun violence that showed only African-Americans in the wake of the racially motivated Mother Emanuel AME church shooting. During the segment above, Todd spoke about the Charleston massacre – which left nine dead – and then aired a video featuring Black men […]


  “Meet the Press,” the long-running NBC Sunday news show, has announced that it will be adding a black journalist to its roster as part of an effort to revamp and modernize the show. According to IndieWire’s Shadow and Act Blog, Washington Post political reporter Nia-Malika Henderson will make her debut as a “Meet The Press” […]


Sybrina Fulton, mother of slain Miami teenager Trayvon Martin, heavily critiqued New York’s controversial Stop-and-Frisk laws in a Sunday appearance on Meet the Press. Trayvon was 17-years-old on the night of February 26, 2012 when he was gunned down by former neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman, who said that the Black teen looked “suspicious” walking in […]

On Sunday, well-respected former Secretary of State and Statesman Colin Powell gave a stiff critique of his party on “Meet the Press” with David Gregory, declaring that Republicans need to reinvent themselves by rejecting their racist and elitist elements. SEE ALSO: Armstrong ‘Ready To Speak Candidly’ To Oprah Powell has come to be unilaterally respected […]