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As Alexander leaves prison for house arrest, it’s time to question the system that turns women into criminals for trying to stay alive.

The country struggles with religion and integration one week after the Charlie Hebdo murders.

Black Lives Matter protest

In the wake of the Ferguson uprising, black students nationwide are indicting the state violence they face in American education everyday.

Je suis Charlie

We must resist the push to increase surveillance and repeat the foreign policy mistakes of the past.

Egyptian candlelight vigil for Charlie Hebdo

Facile explanations for the massacre must be resisted.

Foreclosure protest

America’s giant wealth disparity is driven by a history of racist redlining.

In a country that has always used race to justify inequality, ending police brutality is just the start.

California prison

In their quest to wipe out extra-legal racial violence, white liberals created a system that continues to kill black people—legally.

Blogs

In what was billed as a “bold” speech on race, James Comey offered platitudes and excuses.

February 12, 2015

When the left abdicated its outreach to marginalized communities, the Islamists moved in.

February 6, 2015

The formation of the NYPD’s new Strategic Response Unit raises disturbing questions about police brutality.

February 6, 2015

Harsh discipline is said to put black boys at risk, but black girls are suspended six times more than white girls. A new report asks why.

February 5, 2015

What do I have to do, so that when my sons recall the sixty-third annual MLK Day celebration, it is about remembering past trials of injustice, rather than endlessly reliving them?

February 2, 2015

What is it about horrific events that brings out horrific media coverage?

January 13, 2015

Yes, her schtick as a North Korean general was a gross bit of yellowface minstrelsy, but let’s remember her longer career.

January 12, 2015

It will really hurt their feelings.

January 6, 2015

The fresh face of the Republican Party voted twice against making Martin Luther King Day a holiday.

December 31, 2014