Jared Kushner Appeals to the NBA’s Taste for Luxury

August 31, 2020

When Donald Trump took office in 2017 as president of the United States, he delegated the responsibility of solving most of the nation’s and the world’s knottiest problems to his talented son-in-law, Jared Kushner. From ending the opioid crisis at home and solving the conflict in the Middle...

Rosy Image of US Equality Glosses Over Systemic Racism

June 21, 2019

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Dr. Tsedale Melaku, a critical race and gender scholar at the City University of New York.  The United States thrives on being a multicultural and diverse society that guarantees individual freedoms and rights to all its citizens....

Being Black in America

January 09, 2019

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Akil Houston, an associate professor of African-American studies at Ohio University. Anti-black racism in the United States continues to be a problem over half a century since the abolition of Jim Crow laws. These laws enforced segregation...

What Brands Can Learn from Starbucks’ Crisis Response

April 23, 2018

The arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia coffee shop should be treated as a broad-based wake-up call for Starbucks — and for other brands as well, experts say. The recent arrest of two black men at a Starbucks location in Philadelphia’s affluent Rittenhouse Square location has become a...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Political Correctness and Being “Insensitive”

April 18, 2018

Political correctness strikes again, taking out an overenthusiastic basketball announcer. Public behavior includes not only the acts people engage in, but also the language they use. If a community’s laws regulate acts, the unwritten law of PC — political correctness — regulates the...

America Must Confront Its Racial Divide

November 17, 2015

For black lives to truly matter in America, white people will have to begin to see black people as just people and black kids as just kids. For most of my life, I have believed that each of us should strive to be the best that we can be—not as individual islands seeking only personal gain, but...