Angelann T. Stephens

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Is Donald Trump a Racist?

HAS the party of Lincoln just nominated a racist to be president? We shouldn’t toss around such accusations lightly, so I’ve looked back over more than 40 years of Donald Trump’s career to see what the record says.<p>One early red flag arose in 1973, when President Richard Nixon’s Justice Department — …

Slay Anything: Is Beyonce Beyond Criticism?

Beyoncé’s recent music video, “Formation,” offered a stunning kaleidoscope of New Orleans post-Hurricane Katrina imagery: Beyoncé lying atop a New …

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Stop Humiliating Teachers

A necessary commonplace: Almost everyone we know has been turned around, or at least seriously shaken, by a teacher—in college, maybe, but often in high school, often by a man or a woman who drove home a point or two about physics, literature, or ethics, and looked at us sternly and said, in …

The First Time America Tried Mass Deportation It Was a Disaster

Why would we consider trying it again?<p>Donald Trump says that he would deport all undocumented immigrants in the United States, an estimated 11 million people. American cities and counties in the Southwest and Midwest tried to expel Mexican-Americans once before in the 1930s, with traumatic results …

The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration

American politicians are now eager to disown a failed criminal-justice system that’s left the U.S. with the largest incarcerated population in the world. But they've failed to reckon with history. Fifty years after Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s report “The Negro Family” tragically helped create this …

Educator’s Guide

Here’s The Good Braider Discussion Guide for Community Reads, Book Clubs, and Classes Good Braider Discussion Guide PDF<p>Here is an Educator’s Guide to …