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Nation Topics - Racism and Discrimination

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Villaraigosa could make political history not just for his city, but for the country.

Minnesota's GOP looks to cut taxes and build more casinos
instead.

Even decent people can be swept along by barbarism when a nation gets sick.

Visiting the Lincoln Museum and exposing a dark chapter in the town's history.

Kevin Young updates the Harlem Renaissance for the hip-hop generation.

Meet Jesse Lee Peterson, who says what the right would like to, but can't.

Black farmers and the agrarian culture they embody are rapidly disappearing.

Though promoted as an antiracist event, the rally lamented the state of the corporate music industry generally.

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Black youth are perceived as adults, and their behaviors criminalized at every turn. Can this moment help change that?

November 25, 2014

Unrest kept Michael Brown’s memory alive, and unrest is the key to justice.

November 24, 2014

And still, the will to protest has not died.

November 21, 2014

Advocates pushing to expand My Brother's Keeper say it’s good to see their concerns acknowledged and keep their eyes on next steps.

November 21, 2014

This has been, and will continue to be, about the protection of black life and the end of the police state.

November 19, 2014

The way we use the police in this country is inherently discriminatory. 

October 31, 2014

UNC’s recently uncovered unprecedented cheating scandal took place in the department of African and Afro American studies, a fact which has raised an age-old, prejudicial argument on the legitimacy of the field of study.

October 29, 2014

Threats against Barack Obama have been three times more frequent than for his predecessors. There’s an obvious explanation: he’s black.

October 6, 2014

A guilty verdict does not undo the racist world we live in.

October 2, 2014

An increasingly technologized world makes life easier… for some people, anyway.

September 29, 2014