Thea Hunter was a promising, brilliant scholar. And then she got trapped in academia’s permanent underclass.
When I think about the 1870 riot, I remember how the country rejected the opportunity it had.
Representative Jahana Hayes is leading a push to kick Greene off of the House Education Committee. Should Greene be expelled from the House entirely?
Demonstrations across the country after the Capitol riot were small, but more violence may soon come.
With no help coming from the federal government, can Richmond’s mayor still execute an equity agenda?
Karl Racine and a bipartisan group of state attorneys general want to curb hate crimes. Can they succeed where others have failed?
In an extended interview, the Reverend William J. Barber II explains why healing the soul of the nation will take more than returning to “normal.”
Black voters helped save the president-elect’s primary campaign and put him over the top in the general election. Now they want action.
Jaime Harrison lost to Lindsey Graham but expanded Democrats’ vision of what’s possible in the Deep South.
The Biden campaign is making its final pitch to energize an important constituency.
The president’s behavior threatens the very employees charged with taking care of him.
Frederick K. Brewington’s education came at the end of a bitter civil-rights battle that engulfed New York State, more than a decade after Brown v. Board of Education.
Millicent Brown changed Charleston, then watched it stay the same.
Sonnie Hereford IV desegregated Alabama’s public schools in 1963. He was only 6 years old.
Jo Ann Allen Boyce and 11 other students desegregated their high school in Clinton, Tennessee. Then the riots came.
Hugh Price and his family fought for him to be one of the first Black students at his all-white high school in Washington, D.C. But once he was there, he “couldn’t wait for it to be over.”
University administrators should have seen this coming.
With public schools closed, at least 15 states have no free child-care options for essential workers.
How Black mayors in the South are leveraging both the power of office and the power of the street to achieve overdue changes
How can Tim Scott and Nikki Haley be what’s next for a party that has so completely embraced Trumpism?
The party opened the second night of its convention with a joint address from 17 “rising stars.” But Kamala Harris’s upcoming speech is really the one to watch.