African American Families

Love and Black Lives, in Pictures Found on a Brooklyn Street – The New York Times A discarded photo album reveals a rich history of black lives, from the segregated South to Harlem dance halls to a pretty block in Crown Heights.">Love and Black Lives, in Pictures Found on a Brooklyn Street – The New York Times A discarded photo album reveals a rich history of black lives, from the segregated South to Harlem dance halls to a pretty block in Crown Heights.

African American Relationship, African American History, Black History, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN
A discarded photo album reveals a rich history of black lives, from the segregated South to Harlem dance halls to a pretty block in Crown Heights.
Love and Black Lives, in Pictures Found on a Brooklyn Street – The New York Times A discarded photo album reveals a rich history of black lives, from the segregated South to Harlem dance halls to a pretty block in Crown Heights." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Can Detroiters afford the New Detroit?

Detroit, New Detroit, Gentrification, Detroit Gentrification, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN
The question, as Councilperson Mary Sheffield sees it, is not whether rapid development in and around downtown Detroit is a good thing for the city, because after so many years of drought, few would argue that this newfound desire to build big and beautiful things in Detroit is a bad idea. Detroit could use some big and beautiful things. Small ones too.
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How Domestic Violence In One Home Affects Every Child In A Class “The first thing I’m looking for are the faces,” says Welch, a school counselor. She’s searching for hints of fear, pain or anger.">How Domestic Violence In One Home Affects Every Child In A Class “The first thing I’m looking for are the faces,” says Welch, a school counselor. She’s searching for hints of fear, pain or anger.

KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN
"The first thing I'm looking for are the faces," says Welch, a school counselor. She's searching for hints of fear, pain or anger.
How Domestic Violence In One Home Affects Every Child In A Class “The first thing I’m looking for are the faces,” says Welch, a school counselor. She’s searching for hints of fear, pain or anger." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Mass Incarceration, Danial Patrick Moynihan, Crime Bill, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN
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 system, it's time to reclaim his original intent.
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