The state official overseeing the race, a known voter suppressor, won a GOP runoff this week to be the Republican nominee.
A Human Rights Commission report says almost 40 percent of Muslim, Jewish and Sikh residents of the city surveyed had experienced some kind of harassment.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews Howard Bryant and discusses the sports journalist's new book, "The Heritage: Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism."
The president’s furious contemporary rants and rallies, along with the cages for immigrants, have certainly brought Nazism to mind, but it might be more illuminating to think of them as echoing an earlier moment in history.
The policy shift would give schools and universities the federal government's blessing to take a race-neutral approach to the students they consider for admission.
Perhaps the most shocking statistic in the NBC News poll is that 47 percent of respondents say the subject of race relations never comes up in conversation with family and friends.
The American Civil Liberties Union is among those seeking release of an unredacted version of the paper, which they fear suggests that black political speech "be considered an indicator of criminal conduct or a national security threat."
The second week of the campaign kicks off in Chicago, under the theme "Linking Systemic Racism and Poverty." But police are using an unconventional tactic to prevent a movement from building.
That identification of Englishness with whiteness in the American racial imaginary is nowhere more evident than racialist imaginings of the British royal family.
The rap artist provoked controversy in an interview with celebrity news website TMZ when he said, "When you hear about slavery for 400 years ... that sounds like a choice."