News and Features
Filmmaker and author Michael Moore wrote the foreword to A Right
to Be Hostile: The Boondocks Treasury by Aaron McGruder, from which
the three cartoon strips are drawn. Copyright © 2003 by Aaron
McGruder. Published by arrangement with Three Rivers Press, a division
of Random House, Inc.
Seeking media justice--not just reform.
Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom have long been pillars of highbrow
conservatism in America.
Bus depots are one of many environmental culprits that contribute to health problems in poor communities of color.
Philip Roth's novel The Human Stain attracted considerable
attention some years back; it was widely read as a fictionalized version
of literary critic Anatole Broyard's life.
In 1990, The Nation ran a dispatch from Portland, Oregon, by
editorial board member Elinor Langer titled "The American Neo-Nazi
Movement Today." The piece, which took up almost an entire
We live in interesting times. These days we can all pretty much
acknowledge that race does not exist as a scientific construct; these
days, we can all agree that racism is wrong.
As a law school dean, I was much taken with a statement from Justice
Sandra Day O'Connor's landmark opinion in the University of Michigan
case: "Law schools represent the training ground for a
Pop music's eternal appeal can be found in one instance out of many:
"This Magic Moment," a 1960 song by The Drifters.