Film: The Neo-African Americans

In the spirit of African Liberation Day, IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus project will hold a screening of, The Neo-African-Americans, about how rapid, voluntary immigration from Africa and the Caribbean is transforming the “African-American” narrative.

Racist Double Whammy

Racist Double Whammy

African Americans are disproportionately impacted by the Great Recession and the Great Disenfranchisement.

Distorting Civil Rights History

Distorting Civil Rights History

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has insulted the generations of men and women who put their lives on the line for equal rights.

Wealth is the Gift that Keeps on Giving

Wealth is the Gift that Keeps on Giving

Whether you are religious or secular, make holidays a celebration of family, tradition, and values instead of unsustainable spending and materialism.

We Need an Armistice in the War on Drugs

We Need an Armistice in the War on Drugs

For the moment at least, we’re headed toward softening the penalties on marijuana and letting patients use it, while also reducing the obscene punishments for possessing crack cocaine.

Entrepreneurship by Necessity

The recent growth of black-owned businesses continues the long history of African-American entrepreneurship in response to poverty, high unemployment, and discrimination.