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American parents should keep their sons out of the game.

Langston Hughes, by Winold Reiss

The Black artist still must confront the choice between being a messenger about the community and being a pure maker of artistic product.

It would be intolerable to belong to a society which denied the freedom of expression.

An eloquent portrait of underground life among the undocumented and the damned of the earth.

Looking forward to a social order without any external restraints upon the individual.

Feminism has opened up far more space than could have been imagined in the 1920s.

It will need a robust Mayor and city government to take the law into their own hands; but the people would support them.

We know today the Founders were not Fathers to be proud of.

The Nation’s publisher writes about “the negro problem” during the very week he helped found the NAACP.

The dragging down of the mighty has been not unpleasing sport in all ages.

Blogs

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/21/15?

April 21, 2015

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson’s 10,000-word excoriation of Dr. Cornel West is highly personal. But there is a political fight thrumming beneath the surface.

April 20, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/9/15?

April 9, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/3/15?

April 3, 2015

MSNBC's Chris Hayes celebrates The Nation's 150th anniversary.

April 1, 2015

The best response to the new Daily Show host’s sexism would be to put more women in the writers’ room.

March 31, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 3/27/15?

March 27, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 3/22/15?

March 21, 2015

"Everybody thought everybody was fooling everybody. And both of us were probably right to a certain extent, everybody was fooling each of us."

March 19, 2015

The Nation’s archives, Henry James wrote in our fiftieth anniversary issue, “compose the record of the general life of civilization.”

March 18, 2015