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Halal in the Family

The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi hopes his mock sitcom will make us laugh our way to becoming Halal in the Family.

Hobby Lobby

How the reckless Hobby Lobby decision has excited the imagination of the right wing.

#BlackLivesMatter demonstration

Minorities confront prejudice and barriers to success in almost every aspect of their lives, but right-wing pundits prefer to blame the victims and the welfare state.

The opening ceremony for the Center for Workforce Innovation

Richmond, Virginia, is the eleventh-most-unequal big city in the country; its leaders finally want to change that.

It’s too easy to condemn the right’s populist attacks on Muslims—especially with so many left-wing atheists and liberal hawks joining the party.

The novelist discusses religion, history, language and the importance of moral scrutiny.

Here’s another reminder that “personal responsibility” is a principle relevant only to the poor and the black.

Bronson Koenig

Bronson Koenig is using his newfound national platform to speak out against mistreatment of Native Americans.

Eric Holder discusses Ferguson findings at the DOJ

Cities nationwide are criminalizing black people to pay the bills.

Blogs

During the 2008 primary, some of Clinton’s rhetoric left black voters cold. She’ll need to overcome those lingering concerns to win in 2016.

April 16, 2015

And other lies your local Officer Friendly tells you.

April 14, 2015

The only problem with the video is that it was taken by pure chance.

April 10, 2015

Thabo Sefolosha encountered the NYPD at a club. A fellow NBA player had been stabbed. This interaction ended with Sefolosha being done for the season.

April 10, 2015

When people ask me, “Who will protect us,” I want to say: Who protects you now?

April 9, 2015

Through a shared desire to balance a critique of racism with a call for personal responsibility, liberals and conservatives have been united in looking with exasperation at the black family, which dares to persist even where male breadwinners and wedding vows are in short supply.

April 7, 2015

And he wants you to put down your tallywhacker right now.

April 7, 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

The Supreme Court says GOP-drawn redistricting maps in Alabama may be unconstitutional racial gerrymanders.

March 25, 2015

The force behind the burgeoning movement talks about the resurgent fight for black liberation.

March 24, 2015