September 2, 2020 | Martin Luther King, Jr. had the heart of a 60-year old when he died at 39. As a Black activist today, it’s easy to understand why.
Articles by Tracey L. Rogers
June 3, 2020 | Gun-toting quarantine protesters are called “very good people,” while unarmed people protesting police violence are “thugs.”
April 22, 2020 | There’s an old saying in the black community: “When white people catch a cold, black people catch pneumonia.”
April 6, 2020 | From health care for all to lower-carbon lifestyles, many once radical ideas now seem more possible — and more necessary — than ever.
February 26, 2020 | In some ways it’s toxic to demand that black people work twice as hard to get a seat at the table. But there’s no denying we’ve defied the odds.
November 27, 2019 | Thoughtful plantation tours can help us lean into our discomfort — and reconcile a painful past.
October 9, 2019 | Brandt Jean’s embrace of the officer who killed his brother Botham was touching — and also frustrating.
August 14, 2019 | Politics that focus on policy alone are bound to fail. At least one long-shot candidate understands that.