News and Features
Activists in Durham, North Carolina, have come together in support of Carlos Riley Jr. and against the racial policing they believe has put him behind bars.
How George Zimmerman’s lawyers exploited racist stereotypes to justify the fear—and killing—of black men.
Standing up against the institutionalized racial discrimination that made the Zimmerman verdict possible.
From Stand-Your-Ground to Stop-and-Frisk.
Why violent right-wing extremism doesn’t scare Americans.
The Supreme Court affirmed the rights of gay people just as it rode roughshod over the rights of African-Americans.
There’s something wrong when the number of young black men stopped by police in New York City exceeds the number of young black men actually living in the city.
A new history of the party is too close to its subject, and misses the human drama.
Progressive activists can learn important lessons from a successful grassroots campaign against transit racism.
The charges form the crux of a federal discrimination lawsuit that goes to trial this month.
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- 6 Scholars Who Are ‘Reimagining Black Politics’
- 6 Degrees of Separation Between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton
- ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Deserves Its Award for Courage in Free Expression. Here’s Why.
- Defend Charlie Hebdo’s Publishing Disgusting Cartoons About Muslims? Yes. Give Them an Award for It? No.