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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.
No matter how you parse it, Incognito is a bully and Cobb is a white supremacist.
Europe’s panic is about race and class, not child abduction.
A Federal appeals court has put a stay on crucial reforms to the NYPD’s controversial policy—but will next week’s mayoral election render the stay moot?
The Biryulyovo riots should be read first and foremost as a protest against the multiethnic state.
The fight against marijuana prohibition must put racial justice at the center.
The federal government has subsidized the criminalization of millions of young people simply for having a small amount of pot.