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Racism and Discrimination

Racism and Discrimination news and analysis from The Nation

  • October 30, 2003

    Aaron McGruder’s Right to Be Hostile

    Filmmaker and author Michael Moore wrote the foreword to A Right to Be Hostile: The Boondocks Treasury by Aaron McGruder, from which the three cartoon strips are drawn. Copyright © 2003 by Aaron McGruder. Published by arrangement with Three Rivers Press, a division of Random House, Inc.

    Michael Moore

  • October 30, 2003

    Speaking for Ourselves

    Seeking media justice--not just reform.

    Makani Themba and Nan Rubin

  • October 23, 2003

    How the Other Half Learns

    Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom have long been pillars of highbrow conservatism in America.

    Peter Schrag

  • October 17, 2003

    The MTA, Bus Depots and Race

    Bus depots are one of many environmental culprits that contribute to health problems in poor communities of color.

    Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow

  • October 9, 2003

    Rush Limbaugh’s Inner Black Child

    Philip Roth's novel The Human Stain attracted considerable attention some years back; it was widely read as a fictionalized version of literary critic Anatole Broyard's life.

    Patricia J. Williams


  • October 9, 2003

    9/11 and the LA 8

    David Cole represents the LA 8.

    David Cole

  • October 2, 2003

    In Our Orbit

    In 1990, The Nation ran a dispatch from Portland, Oregon, by editorial board member Elinor Langer titled "The American Neo-Nazi Movement Today." The piece, which took up almost an entire

    Emily Biuso

  • September 25, 2003

    State of Denial

    We live in interesting times. These days we can all pretty much acknowledge that race does not exist as a scientific construct; these days, we can all agree that racism is wrong.

    Patricia J. Williams

  • September 25, 2003

    Educating for Privilege

    As a law school dean, I was much taken with a statement from Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's landmark opinion in the University of Michigan case: "Law schools represent the training ground for a

    Gene Nichol

  • July 31, 2003

    Soul Man

    Pop music's eternal appeal can be found in one instance out of many: "This Magic Moment," a 1960 song by The Drifters.

    Armond White