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Racism and Discrimination

Racism and Discrimination news and analysis from The Nation

  • February 24, 1999

    Liberté, Égalité, Racisme?

    Scapegoating immigrants may be a transatlantic and pan-European phenomenon, but need Paris pander to those who want the tricolor to be monochrome?

    Daniel Singer

  • February 18, 1999

    Affirmative Racism

    Students across the country are gearing up to defend affirmative action on a national day of protest on February 24.

    Laura Flanders

  • February 18, 1999

    When Cops Are Killers

    "Justice for Amadou Diallo!" has been the rallying cry throughout New York since four police officers gunned down the unarmed, 22-year-old West African immigrant as he stood outside his Bronx ap

    Angela Ards

  • January 28, 1999

    Antichrists Among Us

    What could have possessed the Rev. Jerry Falwell to announce that the Antichrist is probably alive and a male Jew?

    David Wallis

  • January 28, 1999

    A Bend in the Color Line

    Policy talk about a racialized "underclass" rests on social science research that often reproduces notions of racial difference, in an enormous tautology.

    Gerard Fergerson

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  • January 2, 1998

    Where’s the Revolution?

    When I came out in Boston in the mid-l970s, I had no way of knowing that the lesbian and gay movement I was discovering was in many ways unique.

    Barbara Smith

  • January 2, 1998

    Silent Reproach

    Some events carry an exceptional symbolic charge.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    America and the Simpson Trial

    This article originally appeared in the March 13, 1995 issue.

    Patricia J. Williams

  • January 2, 1998

    Le Pen’s Pals–Blood and Soil

    There are two unmistakable signs that France is entering a pre-electoral period: The government is once again tinkering with the electoral law and the politicians, particularly the leaders of the

    Daniel Singer

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