Halle Berry's new show "Extant" is the first of of a recent trend: Oscar winning or nominated black actresses headlining new network shows.
The $236,500 Hole in the American Dream
June 30, 2014
The wealth gap between black and white families is greater than ever. Here’s how to close it.
The History of Pain Is Racist, Sexist, and Classist
June 20, 2014
Speculation about the degree to which human beings and animals experienced pain has a long history.
The Unelectable Whiteness of Scott Walker
June 15, 2014
Not Just a 'White Guy Killer'
May 28, 2014
Elliot Rodger's perverse sense of racial hierarchy—and his uncertain place in it.
Ta-Nehisi Coates' case for slavery reparations points to formal racism of the past, but housing policy today hurts African Americans, too.
The Economics of Reparations: Why Congress Should Meet Ta-Nehisi Coates's Modest Demand
May 21, 2014
We can debate reparations all we want. But we can't decide whether to make reparations until we know exactly what doing so would entail.
A writer for NPR makes a bold argument—but without the necessary facts.
Half of students are minorities. 80% of teachers are white.
Would you want to be judged by what you wrote when you were 20?