race

Hollywood Needs a Black Superhero Fit for the Ferguson Era
February 25, 2015

A black superhero should be more than a black actor in a white superhero's costume.

Why Is It So Hard to Prove a Civil Rights Crime?
The Zimmerman case reveals the limits of the law—and foreshadows the Ferguson outcome
February 25, 2015

The Zimmerman case reveals the limits of the law—and foreshadows the Ferguson outcome.

John Legend Made the Most Important Point at the Oscars
February 23, 2015

Common was poetic, but Legend took aim at law and policy.

Why 'Selma' Didn't Win Best Picture
February 21, 2015

No, it had nothing to do with the acting or script.

Obama Loves America, But Not the One Giuliani Does
February 20, 2015

The former mayor's softer brand of birtherism.

The Rise of Feelings Journalism
A condescending article about Jessica Williams is part of an unfortunate media trend
February 19, 2015

A condescending article about Jessica Williams is part of an unfortunate media trend.

Will Congress Accept Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Challenge?
February 18, 2015

The Supreme Court justice isn't hiding her displeasure.

The FBI Director Just Gave a Historic Speech on Race. It Was 30 Years Too Late.
February 12, 2015

The FBI director deserves credit for entering a space where moderates tend to get shouted down.

Bill de Blasio Is Caving to New York Cops
What happened to the mayor's pledge to reform the NYPD?
February 12, 2015

What happened to the mayor's pledge to reform the NYPD?

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