Racism

Your Sense of Humor Doesn't Have to Match Your Politics
April 06, 2015

It’s possible to laugh and squirm—or to laugh and disapprove—at the same time.

Make the Confederacy's Defeat a National Holiday
150 years ago this week, Robert E. Lee surrendered to the Union. Let's celebrate it—every year.
April 05, 2015

150 years ago this week, the Confederacy surrendered to the Union. Let's celebrate it—every year.

The Long, Ugly History of Racism at American Universities
March 26, 2015

We've made progress. But we haven't gone far enough. 

David Brooks Was Right: Anti-Semitism Is a Different Evil
But it's not worse than other bigotries
March 25, 2015

But it's not worse than other bigotries.

Language Police
The NYPD can’t delete brutality from its history.
March 14, 2015

The NYPD can’t delete brutality from its history. 

What Was Being Sold in Selma
Honoring civil rights legends and hawking political agendas
March 09, 2015

Honoring civil rights legends, and hawking political agendas.

Making It in (Right-Wing) America
Dinesh D’Souza and the shame of immigrant self-hatred
February 20, 2015

A South Indian racist learned from writers who lauded racism against South Indians. 

The New Republic's Legacy on Race
A historical reflection
January 29, 2015

A historical reflection.

Racism Hurts Your Health—and Your Children's, Too
January 27, 2015

It's not just hurting you. 

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