Republican Governor Bob McDonnell is restoring the voting rights of more formerly incarcerated residents than any previous administration. And it’s still a drop in the bucket.
On October 22, people across the country gathered for the seventeenth National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation.
American Freedom Defense Initiative's Islamophobic ad campaign faced massive pushback from the forces of decency and justice.
From voter ID laws to inaccessible polling stations, Native voters in Arizona face a cascading series of hurdles to participating in the November election.
The impact of an Obama presidency is better answered by partisanship than race—but race still matters.
In The Expendable Man, the story of an innocent under suspicion is given a racial twist.
A former voter ID supporter realizes the real racial motive behind supposedly “common sense” reforms.
An important court decision stayed the GOP’s voter-suppression scheme in Pennsylvania. But that battle, and others like it across the nation, is only just beginning.
An audio recording of a stop-and-frisk in action sheds unprecedented light on a practice that has put the city’s young people of color in the NYPD's cross hairs.
The former black congressman became a star among tea partiers after coming out in support of Voter ID laws.