A National Rifle Association spokesperson says Botham Jean would still be alive if he’d had a firearm. But when African Americans legally bearing arms are shot by police, the organization’s media outlet doesn’t defend them.
The anonymous op-ed is dire. But does it describe a coup?
American democracy is imperiled by Republicans enabling the president’s authoritarian impulses, not by self-aggrandizing op-eds from anonymous bureaucrats.
The justices again appear poised to pursue a purely theoretical liberty at the expense of the lives of people of color.
The conviction of his former campaign chair and the guilty plea of his former personal attorney will not be the end of the president’s legal difficulties.
A pair of high-profile convictions implicate Donald Trump—but also serve as a reminder that only some people pay the consequences for systemic corruption in America.
A recent memoir from a former White House aide, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, has reignited interest in the possibility of a recording in which the president employs a racial slur for black people.
Susan Bro, whose daughter was killed during the white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, says that America has yet to confront prejudice in its past and present.
Fox News anchors and high-profile politicians are now openly pushing the racism of the alt-right. The fringe movement’s messages have permeated the mainstream Republican Party.
His assertion that President Trump knew in advance about his campaign’s June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower won’t, on its own, stand up in court.
A recording from Donald Trump’s longtime attorney and fixer, Michael Cohen, raises further legal questions about payments made during the 2016 campaign.
The former NAACP chief won Maryland’s Democratic primary on Tuesday by campaigning as an enthusiastic progressive. But he faces the very popular Republican incumbent Larry Hogan in November.
By upholding President Trump’s travel ban, the justices have sent the message that the administration is free to turn prejudice into public policy.
The former NAACP chief wants to turn Maryland into a progressive beacon, fusing Bernie-style economic policy with racial justice. But first he has to win his gubernatorial primary.
To preserve the political and cultural preeminence of white Americans against a tide of demographic change, the administration has settled on a policy of systemic child abuse.
Officials told investigators that the former FBI director worried failing to tell Congress the Clinton email inquiry had been reopened would not be “survivable.”
In order to protect the president, Trump’s advocates have turned to arguing his power is virtually unlimited.
The American press is caught between describing Trumpism accurately and avoiding the wrath of the president and his supporters.
The myriad Trump scandals can obscure the fact that they’re all elements of one massive tale of corruption.
Marchers from last year’s Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville who attacked a black counter-protester made a claim that has often worked for police officers: They acted in self-defense.