And not only was Princess Tiana used to sell the Valentine treat. Alongside her a white Sleeping Beauty is used to sell vanilla candy.
Much like James Baldwin's "The Fire Next Time" or Michael Harrington's "The Other America," Alexander's book is a wakeup call to this nation.
Today would have been the 144th birthday of WEB Du Bois, the great scholar, civil rights and peace activist.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could mean the death knell for racial and ethnic diversity on college campuses.
She was a leader in the fight for African American equality, women's equality and their rights in education, and for African Americans' and women's right to vote.
The 1 percent not only made their way through the Great Recession, but also enriched themselves many times over.
Tens of millions of families are working regularly but have little savings and are on the brink of disaster.
President Obama has 244 accomplishments under his belt since he took office despite fanatical Republican opposition aimed at wrecking his presidency.
Republicans have been getting a free ride on racism for much too long, and it's in the interest of all people to stop it.
A radicalization process is at work here and it is growing in intensity and breadth.