Heeding the call of MoveOn.org, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris and others have pledged to skip this year's annual AIPAC conference.
The Fox News host was espousing the sort of racism and sexism years ago that Trump and his base echo today. How long will we tolerate it?
The longtime activist uses a recent controversy over a Birmingham Civil Rights Institute award to advocate for a better future.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is not the only politician recently confronted with blackface in his past.
Truthdig reports from Stone Mountain Park, Georgia, where a planned white nationalist rally gave way to an anti-racist counterprotest.
Northam's 1984 medical school yearbook page shows a man in blackface and one in a Ku Klux Klan robe and hood.
After many thousands of Northerners died in a war aimed in part at freeing the slaves, white America lacked the will to follow through.
The president's personal attorney's decision to come clean about him, and thus end any possibility of a presidential pardon, may be the result of a legal strategy, or it could just point to the sudden acquisition of a conscience.
On the eve of the first anniversary of the deadly violence in Virginia, and a day before a new white nationalist rally in Washington, D.C., Truthdig is reposting Michael Nigro's acclaimed photo essay of the 2017 demonstration. He was the first person struck by an automobile driven into the crowd there.