A stabbing captured on video has been the unlikely spark for a fiery debate on race and class in Chicago’s premier gay neighborhood.The video captured a large group of black youth getting into an altercation with a 25-year-old victim. The scuffle in the late hours of Sunday, July 3rd, re
One of every five residents of San Francisco is Chinese-American. And many don't read English, which means city election ballots have to be translated into Chinese.That presents an opportunity for the politicians doing the translating.Take last November's ballot from one if the city's districts.
Hollywood is often accused of whitewashing when it comes to its casting choices. Offenses range from the mundane - sitcoms with all white casts and the token “best-friend–character-of-color” - to the brazen. Take for example the movie 21.
Michael Sidney Fosberg grew up in a white working-class family in Waukegan but at the age of 34 he learned he is black. Fosberg’s search for his biological father led to decades of self reflection, confrontation and reconciliation.