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The Nation

SCHOLARS OF POVERTY AND INEQUALITY FACE THEIR OWN RACIAL RECKONING. The United States is in the midst of a long-overdue racial reckoning, and the fight is not only happening in […]
The Nation

The Root

‘GOD’ IS ‘WHITE’. Everything is theirs. This is their country. America belongs to them. Perhaps the best and most existential example of this balderdash is how conservatives have even taken […]
The Root

Economist

AMERICA’S BLACK UPPER CLASS AND BLACK LIVES MATTER. Lawrence Otis Graham recalls where he first met Kamala Harris, last summer, in Martha’s Vineyard. It was at the holiday home of […]
Economist

Vanity Fair

THE GREAT FIRE. Whiteness thrives in darkness. It has to. It is fully permissible for a thousand Eric Garners to be TORTURED TO DEATH IN THE SHADOWS of the American carceral system, the […]
Vanity Fair

Newsweek

57 YEARS AFTER THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON, BLM ACTIVISTS FOLLOW THE PATH OF MLK TO DEMAND FOR EQUAL RIGHT. In August 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered in […]
Newsweek

The New Yorker

REWATCHING “BLACK JOURNAL” FIVE DECADES ON. In July fifty-nine episodes of the public-affairs magazine show “Black Journal” became available to stream, for the first time, as part of the American […]
The New Yorker

Washington Post

PROTESTERS TARGET D.C. DINERS, TRIGGERING BACKLASH AFTER HECKLING WOMAN. A demonstration that began Monday evening in the District to protest the shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin wound its […]
Washington Post

Boston Globe

CANCELED IN CLEVELAND, AN ARTIST’S POLICE VIOLENCE DRAWINGS COME TO MASS MOCA. The show was advertised as a series of stark drawings by artist Shaun Leonardo, each offering an unflinching […]
Boston Globe

History

HOW TEDDY ROOSEVELT’S BELIEF IN A RACIAL HIERARCHY SHAPED HIS POLICIES. (K)nown for his boundless energy and brash, adventurous spirit, (he) possessed one of the biggest personalities of any American […]
History

Bowdoin News

BOWDOIN DIALOGUES ABOUT RACE. This summer, Bowdoin community members are turning to many books, films, podcasts, and TED talks as starting points for group discussions. But one book in particular […]
Bowdoin News

The Columbian

SEATTLE’S RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY IS TALKING ABOUT RACE AND WRESTLING WITH SOME HISTORY. The companywide email from CEO Mike Grady struck a sour chord with many at Coldwell Banker […]
The Columbian

NBC News

AN EXCLUSIVE PARK IN THE HEART OF SILICON VALLEY FACES RACIAL JUSTICE RECKONING. Foothills Park is a city-owned park that homeowners have fought for decades to keep closed to outsiders. […]
NBC News