When we reduce the devastating hurricane to fiction—even really good fiction—we risk making it little more than a trope.
Despite conservative attempts to whitewash what they learn in school, young Americans are a diverse and tolerant bunch—and they know it.
Those who most strongly believe that the world is fair are most likely to reconcile their distress about unearned suffering by blaming the victims.
The first black president has created a definitional crisis for whiteness.
African-American children face threats to their survival, and African-American women are confronted with challenges to their capacity to parent healthy children. But shaming misinformation campaigns do nothing to address these problems.