Six and a half decades after Robeson’s Othello debut, much has changed, and much has not. “The artist must elect to fight for Freedom or for Slavery,” Robeson said in the biography “The Whole World in His Hands.” “I have made my choice.” We would all do well to follow the example of Paul Robeson.
June 7, 2006
Soccer may be king in a majority of countries around the globe, but it's still a pauper in the U.S. sports realm. That may shift, however, as teams compete in the 2006 World Cup in Germany this month.
March 16, 2006
A conservative revolution has quietly been taking place on college campuses across the country. Scholarships, fellowships and other funding programs previously earmarked for women and minorities are now being made available to white and non-minority students.
January 24, 2006
I've had mixed emotions about Black History Month for a long time. While I love that it's an annual celebration of black culture and history, I hate the idea that the February observance is the only time some people feel that it's appropriate to recognize the contributions of black Americans.