On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, we should remember the many voices that called for peaceful protests against inequality.
Despite the upsetting not-guilty verdict in the Zimmerman trial, there is no better time for black men and boys in America.
Racial lines on the ice disappear as outdated notions of who can and can’t play hockey melt away.
While the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action was better than expected, it still leaves many questions unanswered.
A performance artist explores her life to discover and reveal what it feels like to be white in America.
Those who take offense to the heckling of the Obamas have to understand that this form of political dissent is a longstanding tradition.
While an ad campaign featuring an interracial couple and their mixed-race daughter upset a few, today’s modern American family mirrors the country’s fast-changing identity.
A recent Census Bureau report confirms what many African Americans already believed: Attempts to suppress the black vote in 2012 only served to stoke turnout.
The distortion and gross exaggeration at the heart of the Heritage Foundation’s latest argument against immigration reform even has its right-wing brethren crying foul.
The public’s reaction to the NBA player’s decision to make his sexual orientation public shows how far we’ve come on the issue of LGBT equality.
Our knowledge of foreign affairs is dismal compared to other countries, but if we are going to remain leaders of an interconnected world, we can’t continue to lag behind.
We should embrace opposition to our ideas and opinions instead of fiercely opposing it and taking sides, as Michael Fauntroy and Roland Martin recently did in a Twitter debate.
One Utah high school basketball team is breaking down prevalent stereotypes about race in the sport and showing America that talent isn’t color coded.
Saving the Republican Party will require some radical and fundamental changes, but preventing the party’s demise isn’t an impossible task.
Ta-Nehisi Coates’s recent New York Times op-ed has sparked an important conversation about race matters in our nation—and it may help to inspire more vigilance among Americans of the younger generation.