At Harvard, as elsewhere, students battle the banality of racism by turning insult into art.
Like their male counterparts, black and Latina girls and young women suffer from striking racial disparities in education and income.
Slavery was the flywheel on which America’s market revolution turned—not just in the United States, but in all of the Americas.
The murder of Jordan Davis—like that of Renisha McBride, Trayvon Martin and so many others—reflects a racist culture in which the black body is considered fair game.
“You need to follow your conscience, follow your heart and follow your wisdom.”
The files obtained during the break-in in Media, Pennsylvania, revealed that African-Americans didn’t have to have radical ideas, or engage in violence, to merit surveillance.
The text of Harry Belafonte’s inaugural remarks, with additional commentary by Carl Hart.
Is the New York governor’s modest concession an attempt to duck the big-picture problems with racially discriminatory marijuana arrests?
The author's half-forgotten masterpiece, Benito Cereno, provides fascinating insight into issues of slavery, freedom, individualism—and Islamophobia.
The events behind his story Benito Cereno are more than two centuries old, but the deceptions of racial inferiority that Melville exposes resonate today.