Kai Wright

The Nation / Colorlines

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Editorial Director of Colorlines.com, a daily online news site that covers issues of racial justice, and author, most recently of Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York; senior writer for TheRoot.com, a site on black politics and culture published by the Washington Post, he also writes about economics and the impact of the recession on black America for The Nation and American Prospect

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Donald Trump proposes banning Muslims from entering the US

Chicago Police under Investigation, Trump Muslim Ban

Donald Trump proposes banning Muslims from entering the US

from Left, Right & Center

Almost six years into the Obama presidency, a funeral is being held in Ferguson, Missouri, memorializing Michael Brown, the unarmed, young black man shot to death two weeks ago by a…

Obama - Losing His Base or Quietly Fighting for It?

Almost six years into the Obama presidency, a funeral is being held in Ferguson, Missouri, memorializing Michael Brown, the unarmed, young black man shot to death two weeks ago by a…

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Since the election of Barack Obama, the economic plight of blacks has declined more than that of whites and other Americans. Has he ignored the crisis?

Barack Obama and Black America

Since the election of Barack Obama, the economic plight of blacks has declined more than that of whites and other Americans. Has he ignored the crisis?

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