Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent comments about the unrest in Ferguson highlight why the United States must work to address its own shortcomings as it promotes democracy abroad.
More than three decades after stripping the first black Miss America of her crown, the pageant says it’s sorry.
Once the pride of the nation for successful desegregation efforts, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has slipped back into separate and unequal status.
Video It has been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and disproportionately affected its poor and black residents. Senior Fellow Sam Fulwood asks what have we learned since those dark days in Louisiana a decade ago.
The fight for racial justice and equality will not end with the death of leading civil rights activist and visionary Julian Bond.
The world that real and imaginary celebrities occupy is a messy and complex place. Heroes have no place to hide their shortcomings in the age of social media and diminished personal secrets.
A conversation with scholar Peggy McIntosh helps shed light on how public awareness of the benefits of being born white has evolved over the years.
There’s no reason for anyone to recoil from honest conversations about race.
While removing the Confederate flag from outside the South Carolina State Capitol building is an appropriate and necessary response to recent events, is it enough to change Americans’ hearts?
The social media frenzy around Rachel Dolezal exposes the fault lines of solidarity in the movement for racial justice.
Community organizers in California have secured important victories against austerity. Could this trend foretell a national movement?
A test that measures implicit biases offers some surprises that inspire both self-reflection and uncertainty.
Two recent events—the shootout in Waco, Texas, and the protests in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray—highlight how the media’s language choices differ based on race.
As Baltimore recovers from a week of tumult, what can we do as citizens to ensure that the unrest was the last of its kind?