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June 27, 2023 5:32 am

Confronting the Horror of Racial Violence in America

Wesley Lowery’s new book looks at what’s exceptional and what’s not about the resurgence of hate-motivated attacks during the Obama…
Bill Lueders
April 14, 2023 5:30 am

Emmett Till’s Murder: The Importance of Seeing and Remembering

A museum exhibition dedicated to Till and his mother collides with the Mississippi governor’s proclamation of Confederate Heritage Month.
Margaret McMullan
March 2, 2023 2:24 am

The Foolishness of Scott Adams

His argument for racial prejudice isn’t just pernicious. It’s stupid.
William Saletan
January 11, 2023 5:30 am

What the Cori Bush-Byron Donalds Clash Tells Us About Black American Politics

And about the complications of black solidarity.
Theodore R. Johnson
October 21, 2022 5:30 am

From Dog Whistle to Rebel Yell

The disturbing direction of MAGA rhetoric about race.
Theodore R. Johnson
October 19, 2022 5:30 am

Attack Ads Are Darkening the Skin Tone of Black Candidates

While those responsible claim innocent technical problems, the larger pattern is consistent. So is the effect: heightened white racial anxieties.
Bill Lueders
October 18, 2022 5:30 am

Progressive Bigotry and the L.A. City Council Controversy

The ugly racial politics of the right and the left, and the limits of “antiracism.”
Cathy Young
September 22, 2022 5:30 am

The Black Silent Majority

It has largely been discounted or ignored by the broader political class.
Theodore R. Johnson
June 16, 2022 5:27 am

The Real Story of the Politics of Juneteenth

Politicians took the easy way out for a day that’s about America doing the hard things.
Theodore R. Johnson
June 9, 2022 5:30 am

Race and Place: How Community Disparities Affect Inequality

A growing body of social science evidence shows that disparities in neighborhoods cause disparities in life chances and individual outcomes—and…
Lawrence Eppard and Erik Nelson