The media have fashioned an impossible portrait of Barack Obama: an American cleansed of the baggage of racism and slavery.
Why can't white people and black people have access to a shared history that is accurate, honest, antiracist and inclusive?
A recent police raid on a small-city factory showcases the Bush Administration's frightening war on illegal immigration.
Looking at the longstanding debate in the black community over personal responsibility through the lens of hotghettomess.com.
What, exactly, does America look like to people like Michael Richards, Mel Gibson and Richard Viguerie?
Walter Benn Michaels's The Trouble With Diversity challenges us to remove our race-tinted glasses and view the world in the class-based terms that, he argues, define it.
Latino voters walked away from the GOP in the midterm elections, a
payback for the party's ruthlessly anti-immigrant stance.
A young black man and an elderly black woman each die in a hail of police bullets; a comedian invokes the era of lynching--suddenly it feels like a crime to be caught breathing while black.
Mel Gibson's violent new film Apocalypto exploits Maya culture and perpetuates racist stereotypes.
Ten years after its passage, California's Prop 209
has had a devastating impact on diversity in higher education.