Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
What Could Go Right? The criminal justice system is becoming more equitable
Many Black-White disparities have narrowed.
Opinion: Racism and Theater, Then and Now
In the late 1980s, I was in the chorus of a college musical theater production of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.”
From Dog Whistle to Rebel Yell
The disturbing direction of MAGA rhetoric about race.
Tom Ricks: The civil rights movement had the moral authority
Author Tom Ricks and historian Peniel Joseph join Morning Joe to discuss Ricks' new book 'Waging the Good War,' Joseph's new book 'The Third Reconstruction' and lessons to be learned from the civil rights movement.
Heather McGhee Is Telling Untold Stories About Solidarity in a New Podcast￼
For an expansion of her best-selling book, The Sum of Us, the political commentator traveled around the country looking for examples of people working together to overcome racism.
Evanston, Illinois Is the First City to Offer Reparations to Black Residents
In “an extraordinarily commendable first step,” families whose descendants experienced housing discrimination can receive $25,000.
Can We Transcend Race While Fighting Racism?
Writer Thomas Chatterton Williams on the moment his understanding of race shifted and what we need to unlearn to be truly anti-racist.
Opinion: The politics of white backlash and the endless cycle of racial violence, division, and anger
The 19th-century ‘Lost Cause’ advocates have become the 21st-century defenders of a racial status quo many thought relegated to history’s dustbin in the aftermath of Barack Obama’s election.
Opinion: The Supreme Court is about to take a huge step away from racial justice
The Supreme Court's likely evisceration of Roe v. Wade is more than an assault on women. It will be a further perpetuation of racial injustice in America that has a long history.
Opinion: Blackness and Standard English Can Coexist. Professors, Take Note.
In March, at the annual Conference on College Composition and Communication, one panel presentation was of particular interest.
Randall Kennedy on Racism, Critical Race Theory, and the Need for (Chastened) Optimism
Randall Kennedy and Yascha Mounk discuss how race has left its mark on American law.