News and Features
Hundreds of white Dutch dress up in blackface to celebrate the nation’s treasured “Sinterklaas” holiday. A growing movement says it’s time for that to change—but many Dutch don’t want to hear it.
A lawsuit is being waged against the “wrongful birth” of a black child.
People who are black and poor aren’t allowed to be young and irresponsible.
How a surgeon copes with deaths of young Americans from gunshot wounds, and why a mother chose to forgive her son's killer.
Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson on nonviolence, his grandfather’s legacy and activism from Hong Kong to Ferguson.
What is brave about expressing an opinion that’s already held by a plurality of Americans?
The case of Ayyub Abdul-Alim fits a decades-long pattern of government criminalization of African-American Muslims.
The protests that followed the police shooting of Michael Brown created a network of youth in revolt.
Overcoming years of tensions and divisions, parents and teachers are linking arms to save public schools.