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The story behind ‘Star Trek’ actress Nichelle Nichols’ iconic interracial kiss

By Matthew Delmont, Dartmouth College On a 1968 episode of “Star Trek,” Nichelle Nichols, playing Lt. Uhura, locked lips with William Shatner’s Capt. Kirk in...

Monkeypox, Covid, and Your Vote

By Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher Well, Monkeypox is the latest distraction, right after Covid. As serious as both of these are in the pandemic...

Fueled by virtually unrestricted social media access, white nationalism is on the rise and...

By Sophie Bjork-James, Vanderbilt University White nationalists keep showing up in the hearings of the U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection. Evidence is...

New Documentary Tells the True Story of Black and Brown Environmentalists

The organization Black Millennials For Flint made “Toward Environmental Justice” to teach others about the influence of Black and Indigenous folk on the Environmental...

Historic Coretta Scott home where she wed MLK now forgotten

By Jay Reeves, Associated Press Bullet holes pock a rusted mailbox outside the vacant home where Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott were married...