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Kai Wright

Kai Wright is editorial director of Colorlines.com and an Alfred Knobler fellow of The Nation Institute.

The recession is wiping out the jobs, homes, and dreams of the African American middle class. Read more

Special Report

Could microloans help America's informal entrepreneurs become business owners -- and rescue urban economies in the process? Read more

Features

Sub-prime lending was racially targeted and demolished decades of progress made by America's most diligent and striving people of color. How will America make amends? Read more

Special Report

The domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic is increasingly black and Southern -- and spiraling out of control. Read more

Features

Long before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, America began to forget his true legacy. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

As recently as last summer it seemed we were on the cusp of an AIDS vaccine, but the failure of the most recent trials has some calling for a return to "fundamental questions" of how to fight AIDS. Read more

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A rash of noose incidents across the country has reopened old wounds of racial intimidation. Law makers are reaching for hate crime law as a balm, but until America faces its past, racial terrorism will continue to plague us. Read more

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His new memoir, My Grandfather's Son, retreads the Anita Hill controversy and reveals a (still) angry black man -- and the gap between the rhetoric and reality of race in America. Read more

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