Jason Nichols

Straight from the Underground: African Americans, Latinx and ‘Illegal’ Border Crossings

Harriet Tubman was arguably our greatest and bravest American, and she started out as undocumented migrant.

  • May 28, 2016
  • 10:32 AM

Open Letter to Sen. Rubio on Trump

Sen. Marco Rubio must take back his promise to support Donald Trump should the billionaire win the Republican nomination.

  • Mar 12, 2016
  • 10:01 AM

Tío Tomás’ Cabin: Marco Rubio and White Cubanidad

Marco Rubio is not a sellout, but the product of an old conservative Cuban-American ideology and ethnic white privilege.

  • Jan 14, 2016
  • 10:43 AM

La melaza que llora: How to Keep the Term Afro-Latino from Losing Its Power

It’s time to bring our black grandmothers out of the closet.

  • Oct 16, 2015
  • 10:59 AM

Siempre Pa’lante con Black Power: Unity Between African Americans and Latinos Only Option in 2016

If ever there were a time for a comprehensive Latino and African American political coalition, it is in the 2016 presidential election. Issues that affect the nation’s two largest “minorities” have dominated recent news cycles and are sure to be introduced and addressed in coming debates, town halls, and stump speeches. Together, we are far […]

  • Jun 15, 2015
  • 2:09 PM

The Fight Over International Academies in Prince George’s County: Separate but Necessary?

Having spent the last 19 years between Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties in Maryland, there has been a noticeable and rapid demographic shift. Prince George’s County is famous for being the location of “Black Flight,” where more affluent African Americans ran away from the corner stores of the District to the cul-de-sacs, golf courses and […]

  • Apr 7, 2015
  • 11:36 AM