Yes, Oprah Winfrey gave Dr. Oz a platform, but does that mean she is responsible for his actions or that she owes the Black community anything?

Yesterday, Black Twitter and others ripped Oprah Winfrey apart after Dr. Oz announced his plans to run as a Republican for an open U.S…

The real issue is anything that threatens white supremacist culture. Let’s go to school.

Earlier this month, a video went viral of a man who criticized Critical Race Theory but at the same time could not define it. The man said that Critical Race Theory was the most crucial issue in the Virginia gubernatorial election but later he could not define the theoretical framework…

Let’s call a spade a spade

Last week, the trial to determine the fate of Kyle Rittenhouse hit a crescendo, and social media was buzzing about everything from Judge Bruce Schroeder’s potentially biased behavior throughout the trial to Rittenhouse’s Academy Award-worthy performance during his testimony. The legal proceedings around the Rittenhouse trail have been riddled with…

The school administration’s handling of a student protest against poor campus living conditions is disturbing

Many consider the illustrious Howard University as the cream of the crop of HBCUs. But recently, the university has been in hot water for being anything but illustrious.

Over the past four weeks, Howard students have protested against what many describe as unsafe and inhumane on-campus living conditions. As the…

ICYMI: Being a member of a racially-marginalized group doesn’t grant you carte blanche to don a culturally-inappropriate costume on October 31.

Well, it’s that time of year again and Halloween is days away. There have been countless lists of dos and don’ts that fall under offensive or flat-out racist Halloween…

Unpopular opinion or not; I’m at a loss over Colin Powell’s passing. Don’t @ me.

Yesterday’s news about the passing of Colin Powell oddly hit me like a ton of bricks. I say odd because he’s an unlikely person who – over the years – I have developed a profound…

Tens of thousands of Black women and girls seemingly vanish with little to no media coverage, no answers, and no closure for their families.

News broke yesterday afternoon about R&B singer Kelly Price being reported missing. Shortly after, the singer’s attorney made a statement assuring her fans that Price was safe and sound. But like many others, I’m still giving this situation a severe side-eye. This shocking and equally confusing turn of events comes…

Here’s an idea: Let’s focus on finding them all. Every single one.

The sad story of Gabby Petito’s disappearance resurrects a timely and much-needed discussion about the inequity of media coverage when it comes to missing women and girls of color. …

Maia Niguel Hoskin, Ph.D.

Professor, Forbes Contributor, Race Scholar, Activist, Therapist, Keynote Speaker, Consultant, Wife, Mother, & Addict of Ice Cream &Cheese. www.drmaiahoskin.com

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