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It is delightfully ironic that a site has been approved for the construction of a monument in Martin Luther King Jr.'s name on the Washington Mall, given that in the last months of his life, King

Despite all the palaver, the denouement came quickly.

The editors of The New York Times Magazine had a good idea recently.

Students heading for DC are bringing more than a toothbrush and a change of underwear.

Scheduled for April 30, the Millennium March on Washington for Equality--the fourth national lesbian and gay rally on the Mall--may sound like your standard, good old-fashioned mass march on Wash

While the public has been napping, the American university has been busily reinventing itself.

Can you top this? seems to be the theme of the escalating police scandal in Los Angeles.

That the mainstream media are increasingly conservative and gossip-driven is not exactly news.

In California, as in most states, any election aftermath involves a wan hunt for silver linings. As always, it's hard to find them.

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AFP goes all nice with #PeopleNotPolitics. What’s next: #PeopleNotPipelines?

March 21, 2014

The European Union’s new plan for restricting conflict materials in global trade starts with good intentions, but basically ends there.

March 21, 2014

Can the women of color on Twitter who are feeding the media’s aggregation mania see remuneration for their efforts?

March 21, 2014

Michael Sam pays tribute to a campus that gave him the strength to make history.

March 21, 2014

This week: children in an Indian slum teach themselves genetics, New Hampshire towns say no to Citizens United and Jessica Gordon Nembhard writes about the place of co-ops in civil rights history.

March 21, 2014

Jerome Murdough was found dead in a Rikers Island jail cell after it had reached temperatures exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

March 20, 2014

The notorious Westboro Baptist Church pastor has died. Why were we so enthralled by him in the first place?

March 20, 2014

No matter who argues in its favor, be it Paul Ryan, President Obama or Jonathan Chait, the credibility of respectability politics is still dubious. 

March 20, 2014

I felt the press had blown its last best chance to really put Bush's feet to the fire.

March 20, 2014

Harvard graduate student Benjamin Franta implores President Drew Gilpin Faust to be honest about her opposition to divestment.

March 19, 2014