by Ian Millhiser Jul 20, 2015
Would-be presidents must spend months prostrating themselves before overwhelmingly white electorates if they hope to gain a foothold in the race to become the party's nominee.
by Erica Hellerstein Jul 19, 2015
Ku Klux Klan supporters and Confederate flag opponents clashed in front of the South Carolina Statehouse on Saturday.
by Rupali Srivastava Jul 16, 2015
"It used to be a huge social organization; politicians and leaders were members, and now it’s thrown on paper into front yards."
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jul 11, 2015
Just like Eric Garner, he reportedly said, "I can't breathe."
by Ian Millhiser Jul 7, 2015
As Judge Jed Rakoff describes the history of this law in his opinion for the court, the law appears to have been enacted as an act of vengeance by the state's top education officials against students who once hurt their feelings.
by Jessica Goldstein Jul 2, 2015
"You can't say, 'Oh, I'm sorry, there were other ballerinas who are better than you who we're going to hire.' It's very difficult to say that when you have Misty Copeland in the room."
by Casey Quinlan Jul 1, 2015
The rehearing of Fisher v. University of Texas is renewing the conversation on class-based affirmative action.
by Jack Jenkins Jul 1, 2015
Many African Americans see the difference between an official hate crime and an act of “vandalism” as an issue of semantics.
by Jessica Goldstein Jun 29, 2015
Defending Schumer's defense.
by Beenish Ahmed Jun 24, 2015
The town is called Americana and it celebrates its Confederate heritage, while remaining blissfully ignorant of the dark past of its ancestors.