Syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan is pushing an outdated vision of America—one that fails to take into account the many contributions of people of color, immigrants, and LGBT people.
Virginia should be commended for restoring voting rights to 210,000 felons who have lawfully served their time.
Police behavior in American cities such as Chicago should no longer come as a surprise.
Just beneath the “BAM,” “POW,” and “SPLAT” action of comic books lies the “OH,” “HMM,” and “AH” of human insight.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx hopes to build a transportation system that works for everyone.
Two maddening stories shed light on the nature of racism in American politics.
When public figures use their platforms for hate speech, they become responsible for normalizing feelings of bigotry that can lead to hate crimes against innocent individuals.
Although still a legitimate hate group, the KKK no longer has the political power to inspire widespread fear at the national level.
The persistence of wage discrimination continues to feed America’s disgraceful racial wealth gap.
Election outcomes will be determined by what presidential hopefuls say and do about public issues—not simply by the race or age of voters.
The reverence of Scalia’s right-wing acolytes illustrates how damaging the late justice’s Supreme Court tenure has been to civil rights and race relations.
A new movie with an old title recasts black men as heroic and inspirational figures in the American story.
The Flint water crisis highlights the continuing disparities that people of color face in finding access to fair housing and healthy communities.
The film industry exercises a huge amount of influence on perceptions of success in America—or the lack thereof.
While some of the optimism surrounding President Barack Obama’s election remains, he is leaving office in a less hopeful climate than when he entered.