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Police Have Too Much Power Over Motorists
July 23, 2015

Sandra Bland’s violent arrest shows why the law must change.

Ethnography on Trial
July 15, 2015

Alice Goffman's acclaimed book "On the Run" tells a compelling story. But can we trust it?

Our New Podcast: "Intersection"
July 14, 2015

A podcast on race, gender, and all the ways we identify ourselves and one another, hosted by Jamil Smith.

Rihanna Is No Pam Grier
July 07, 2015

"BBHMM" puts a materialistic spin on a social-justice blaxploitation classic.

Three South Carolina Senators Voted to Keep the Confederate Flag Flying. Here’s Their Reasoning.
July 07, 2015

One senator claims the flag had nothing to do with the Charleston massacre.

Clarence Thomas Deserves Criticism. Just Leave His Race Out of It.
July 06, 2015

George Takei’s “blackface” remark reflects a broader problem with liberal attacks on the reactionary justice.

What the New $10 Bill Should Really Look Like
July 03, 2015

After all, the average woman makes only 78 percent of what a man makes. Black and Latina women make even less.

The Housing Recovery Has Skipped Poor and Minority Neighborhoods
June 29, 2015

After the Supreme Court's fair-housing ruling, will the government finally do something about it?

A Term to Remember
June 28, 2015

In case after case, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the constitutional principles of liberty and equality.

After the Deluge
June 25, 2015

Building climate justice from the wreckage of Hurricane Katrina.

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