Beacon authors respond to a week of intense protest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager killed by a police officer.
Beacon authors Amy Alexander, Aviva Chomsky, Philip Warburg, Eric Schwarz, Carol Corbett Burris, and James W. Russell present their wish list for the 2014 State of the Union Address.
Amy Alexander writes about a documentary James Baldwin filmed in San Francisco the year she was born.
Black History Month concludes with a feature about African-American memoir.
From an award-winning black journalist, a tough-minded look at the treatment of ethnic minorities both in newsrooms and in the reporting that comes out of them, within the changing media landscape. From the Rodney King riots to the racial inequities...
Amy Alexander looks at the danger journalists face when they cover "hot spots" of uprisings and protests.