A recent database shows that harassment of black families where they live is still an issue decades after the civil rights movement.
In the Sunshine State, a remarkable citizen initiative could restore the right to vote to over 1.4 million Floridians.
Populism and progressivism were fueled by idealistic dreams, but in the end they were dragged down by self-interest and racism.
Ron Chernow's biography, now in paperback, makes it clear: If Grant’s image doesn’t belong on Mount Rushmore, it should at least be acknowledged that if not for him, Lincoln’s might not be there.
A survey finds African Americans are underrepresented in clinical trials, even for medicines that might disproportionately benefit them.
One of her African-American critics, author Earl Ofari Hutchinson, argues the community will forever view her as a "racial sellout and an ego-driven hustler."
A more perfect match between president and African-American icon could not be imagined.
That identification of Englishness with whiteness in the American racial imaginary is nowhere more evident than racialist imaginings of the British royal family.