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September 19, 2017
Can Black Lives Matter Win in the Age of Trump?
You could be forgiven for thinking the movement has gone quiet. But you’d be wrong.
September 6, 2017
The Department of Justice Is Overseeing the Resegregation of American Schools
A major investigation reveals that white parents are leading a secession movement with dire consequences for black children.
February 15, 2017
What’s Killing America’s Black Infants?
Racism is fueling a national health crisis.
January 18, 2017
Throw Sand in the Gears of Everything
When it comes to stopping Trump, petitions aren’t going to do it.
Frances Fox Piven
December 12, 2016
Black Life and Death in the Age of Obama
His presidency saw new opportunities for black Americans—as well as the resurgence of white supremacy.
The Nation is reader supported.
November 26, 2016
Fidel Castro, 1926–2016
The Cuban revolutionary almost outlasted 11 US presidents.
November 15, 2016
Did Republicans Rig the Election?
Voter suppression was all too real, and 14 states—including important swing states—had new voting restrictions in place.
November 15, 2016
An Unabashed Misogynist Is in Charge of Our Country. Now What?
We thought Trump’s sexism would be repudiated when America elected its first female president. Then he won.
November 9, 2016
Welcome to the Fight
If we withdraw into our grief and abandon those most threatened by Trump’s win, history will never forgive us.
August 15, 2016
The Feds Will Shut Down the Troubled Private Prison in a ‘Nation’ Investigation
The facility is among several in which our reporting has uncovered dozens of deaths that involved substandard medical care.
Seth Freed Wessler