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.
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.