Latest from Karen Attiah

100 years after the Tulsa massacre, the city was a mix of light and darkness

One hundred years after the Tulsa Race Massacre, what is there to celebrate?
  • Jun 1, 2021
  • Opinion

Texas wants to suppress our history, too

From Tulsa to Texas, White backlash has always followed Black advancement.
  • May 21, 2021

If U.S. museums say Black Lives Matter, then they should return Africa’s stolen art

Alas, much less attention has been paid to the responsibility of U.S. institutions that choose to keep objects that were looted from African countries.
  • May 12, 2021
  • Opinion

Kamala Harris has to walk a tightrope on race. This time, she slipped.

It's one thing for a Republican like Tim Scott to deny the reality of America's racism. Did the vice president have to follow his lead?
  • May 1, 2021
  • Opinion

The verdict isn’t the end of this story

There can be no justice when police can still eliminate non-White people at any time.
  • Apr 20, 2021
  • Opinion

Texas has a job for Matthew McConaughey, but it’s not governor

If Matthew McConaughey wants to give Texas politics a needed jolt, he should focus on voting rights.
  • Mar 17, 2021

How two Black women took down whatever fantasies remained about the British monarchy

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex showed that the British royal family is still quite primitive.
  • Mar 8, 2021
  • Opinion

Living in Texas right now feels like an exercise in survival

Until we break free from deathly irresponsible GOP leadership, the one economic sector in Texas that stands to benefit will be the funeral industry.
  • Mar 5, 2021
  • Opinion

It’s time to bury the myth of Texas exceptionalism

A winter storm lays bare how the mythology of my home state serves as cover for leadership failure.
  • Feb 17, 2021