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Nation Topics - Racism and Discrimination

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Though many blame Britain's excessive tolerance for the recent terrorist attacks, the real problem is not too much multiculturalism but too little.

The Informant and Son of the Rough South examine the dynamics of moral choice through the lens of the civil rights movement.

Racial tensions abound in Southern California.

Forty years after the now-famous murders of three civil rights workers, racism persists in Mississippi.

There is no specific genetic marker that distinguishes one race from another.

Why is The New York Times Magazine floating an unsubstantiated theory of genetic determinism?

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.

Blogs

The right to vote is under the greatest threat since the passage of the Voting Rights Act.

March 5, 2015

In what was billed as a “bold” speech on race, James Comey offered platitudes and excuses.

February 12, 2015

When the left abdicated its outreach to marginalized communities, the Islamists moved in.

February 6, 2015

The formation of the NYPD’s new Strategic Response Unit raises disturbing questions about police brutality.

February 6, 2015

Harsh discipline is said to put black boys at risk, but black girls are suspended six times more than white girls. A new report asks why.

February 5, 2015

What do I have to do, so that when my sons recall the sixty-third annual MLK Day celebration, it is about remembering past trials of injustice, rather than endlessly reliving them?

February 2, 2015

What is it about horrific events that brings out horrific media coverage?

January 13, 2015

Yes, her schtick as a North Korean general was a gross bit of yellowface minstrelsy, but let’s remember her longer career.

January 12, 2015

It will really hurt their feelings.

January 6, 2015