by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 17, 2014
The consequences of over-policing extend beyond issues of civil liberties.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 16, 2014
Thanks to Ebola, some xenophobic attitudes have been on full display recently.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on October 15, 2014 Updated: October 16, 2014
"These characters are all battling how to be authentic, not how to be black or authentically black, because that’s fiction. It’s an illusion. "
by Kira Lerner Posted on October 15, 2014
The findings were released as courts are considering the constitutionality of voter ID laws across the country with just three weeks until the midterm elections.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 14, 2014
Marvin Ellison, J.C. Penney's first black CEO, takes over a struggling company and is likely being placed on the glass cliff.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 10, 2014 Updated: October 11, 2014
There’s a lot we don’t know about how many people have actually been killed at police hands in the United States, thanks to woefully inadequate transparency and federal record-keeping. But there’s one thing we do now know.
by Emily Baxter - Guest Contributor, Jamie Keene - Guest Contributor Posted on October 10, 2014 Updated: October 10, 2014
Whites, men and white men dominate elected offices. Women and people of color are massively underrepresented.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 8, 2014
When 18-year-old DeShawn Curry asked why cops were in his home, they pointed to a picture on the wall of three white children, implying that Currie, black, did not belong.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 7, 2014 Updated: October 7, 2014
An Ohio Open Carry leader says he doesn't think John Crawford would have been shot by police if he were white.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 2, 2014
Racial discrimination has become more and more subtle. And this Supreme Court case will test a crucial housing discrimination standard that seeks to root out this discrimination.