George Zimmerman used Stand Your Ground laws to evade arrest. Marissa Alexander defended herself from her husband, used Stand Your Ground, and was convicted anyway. Why?
Even with equivalent educational achievement, students from poorer backgrounds have much less of a shot to get into top universities than their privileged peers.
Moneyed interests and a lack of respect and historical understanding are ruining college sports—but not irretrievably.
Benjamin Jealous’s resignation as president and CEO of the NAACP is being widely lamented, and his tenure in office considered largely successful.
One man’s personal journey through the American immigration process has an unhappy ending—for him and for America.
We must embrace the increasing diversity of our nation and put all of our people’s interests at the forefront of our national agenda.
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Racial lines on the ice disappear as outdated notions of who can and can’t play hockey melt away.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.
Diversifying the policymaking arena is imperative to developing and enacting policies that effectively respond to today’s America.
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.