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Anti-racism activism news and analysis from The Nation
April 6, 2018
The Murder of Holocaust Survivor Mireille Knoll Has Exposed 2 Toxic Racisms in France
Along with the rise of anti-Semitism in Muslim and Arab communities, there’s growing hostility to France’s Muslims within the Jewish community, which draws its source in the defense of Israel.
March 30, 2018
Sacramento Is Seething Over the Police Killing of Stephon Clark
His fate has sent a collective shudder of horror through the city’s African-American community.
March 12, 2018
For Women’s History Month, Here Are 6 Women to Remember
These women fought, often in obscurity, for justice and equality.
February 19, 2018
LeBron James Flips the Script—Again
Fox News’s Laura Ingraham’s telling him to “shut up and dribble” elicited a sharp response not only from James but from much of the sports world.
February 14, 2018
The Legacy of Asma Jahangir
A Pakistani activist and human-rights lawyer, she left a mark on the global fight against inequality.
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February 5, 2018
White Anti-Racism Must Be Based in Solidarity, Not Altruism
Altruism is too often carried along by the currents of racist capitalism.
Jesse A. Myerson
January 27, 2018
Trump’s Xenophobic Vision of America Is Inciting Racist Violence
Attacks against Muslim, South Asian, Sikh, Hindu, Arab, and Middle Eastern communities in the US were up a staggering 45 percent in 2017.
January 11, 2018
Jaylen Brown and the Evolution of the Activist Athlete
By offering a systemic critique of racism and poverty, the 21-year-old is demonstrating how to bring depth to our political discussions.
December 8, 2017
The Racist Right Looks Left
At Richard Spencer’s secret conference, white supremacists denounce corporate capitalism.
October 31, 2017
This North Carolina County Has a Thriving Branch of the NAACP—and It’s Mostly White
The chapter reveals the promise and pitfalls of racial-justice solidarity.