The film industry exercises a huge amount of influence on perceptions of success in America—or the lack thereof.
President Obama’s final State of the Union address challenged voters to do the hard work of fulfilling the American promise.
Recent high-profile incidents of racism on U.S. college campuses highlight long-term realities for students of color and help reframe the purpose of higher education in the face of demographic shifts.
White Americans are becoming conscious that racism’s insidious effects are not limited to people of color.
With heroin ravaging the heartland, U.S. policymakers are rethinking the draconian responses of the past and embracing a more tolerant and compassionate approach.
Despite claims to the contrary, there is no evidence to suggest that the “Hands Up” movement has caused the police to stand down.
As recent events place Baltimore’s history of racial tension and institutional discrimination at the center of public attention, a new report outlines a path for police reform.
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.