Michael A. Fletcher is a senior writer at The Undefeated. He is a native New Yorker and longtime Baltimorean who enjoys live music and theater.
Police handled white rioters with kid gloves, even posing for selfies
A pandemic and protests over police violence made 2020 one of the most tumultuous years in decades
Half of Black women with children struggle to pay for basic necessities
Even as they lose family members and jobs, most are reluctant to try a vaccine
I once wanted the civil rights leader to be angry, rather than forgiving
The Nation of Islam leader is admired for his message of self-reliance, and many look past his record of bigotry
Our history shows African Americans make gains, but are stopped short of full equality
Some supporters of the controversial quarterback criticize others as traitors or sellouts, a tactic that goes back to Du Bois and Malcolm X
David Lunn Jr. was a star hooper in Baltimore and headed in a good direction after a modest college career. Then fentanyl took over.
Aspiring athletes – and their parents – see the door opening to a position that was once off-limits
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