Progressive organizations need diverse leaders and staffs from the communities that they support if they are to accomplish their ambitious goals. A more just management structure can help us get there.
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.
Guest columnist John Halpin discusses how American institutions need to reinvest in Baltimore, as well as in other urban centers.
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?
In this video column, Sam Fulwood III examines the underlying roots of the discontent in Baltimore, Ferguson, and dozens of other American communities.
Let black intellectuals debate their differences and settle their scores in wars of words.
Even when it’s difficult to embrace, devotion to my alma mater demands learning and sharing its true history.
While the coffee giant’s widely mocked racial discussion may have been well intentioned, it failed to overcome the usual obstacles to discussing race in America.
Political scientist and voting rights advocate Curtis Gans passed away last weekend, but his life’s work must continue.
The recently revealed racist video filmed at a University of Oklahoma fraternity event is simply a reflection of America’s larger societal problems.
A new Center for American Progress report considers America’s race and ethnic shift and the far-reaching policy implications of this demographic change.
Conservative efforts to whitewash the history taught in our schools not only harms students but also dishonors and degrades the great American story.
While the importance of free speech cannot be understated, the amount of negativity we observe and consume on a daily basis threatens to undermine the quality of civic life.
Targeting economic policies at the state rather than the federal level may produce more tangible assistance for struggling communities of color.
Racial disparities in the economic circumstances of black and white middle-class families point toward institutional racism.