Perhaps the turmoil playing out in the Show Me State will serve to highlight the still unaddressed inequities hamstringing this nation and point a way forward for all of us.
A hashtag campaign confronts the racial biases in the images we see and challenges the opinions we embrace of young, black Americans.
The anthropologist who coined the phrase “the burden of acting white” argues that male experts have misunderstood her work as she’s been overlooked in the public debate over her research.
Amid charges of racism and reverse racism, only time will tell how history will judge today’s political figures.
The political allegiance of young Americans will fall to the policies and politicians that embrace their worldview, not to outdated and meaningless historic trends.
As the nation’s demographics continue to shift, Americans living in homogenous regions may be shocked as the racial and ethnic makeups of their communities change.
By refusing to live outside their comfort zones and to express empathy for their fellow citizens, Americans empower a minority of harsh voices—on both the right and the left—to strangle our shared sense of community.
Desmond Meade’s story—and those of millions like him—should inspire us to question our policies about how formerly incarcerated people are treated when they return to society.
PICO National Network’s Lifelines to Healing Campaign has embraced the White House’s charge to become our brothers’ keepers.
Even for the one in five students who fail to earn a diploma, hope abounds for the future. By listening carefully to those who have fallen along the way, we will hear what it takes to help at-risk students stay the course toward finishing high school.
In her new book, law professor Sheryll Cashin considers the implications of location for education and race in 21st-century America.
Those who possess life advantages rarely acknowledge that they have favored status, which makes them all the more unwilling to surrender their privilege without a fight.
The swift reaction to the vile comments of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling highlights how professional sports organizations must respond to racism in the 21st century.
Critics of Howard University’s choice of commencement speaker fail to see how his artistic and business successes have inspired a generation of Americans.
As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, it is important to note that we have not finished the fight for equality.