Why I am skeptical of the reflex to attribute violence to structural racism
“How can you be celebrating and fearful at the same time?”
What was left when the commune of my youth became a luxury apartment building
A 1957 image of the Dallas Cowboys’ owner highlights long-standing inequities in the NFL.
When the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the future of affirmative action, I knew I had to be there.
The captain of the U.S. soccer team is the latest in a long line of sports stars who have had to wrestle with a complex legacy on the world stage.
The subversive intent of the playwright’s art and activism has long been underestimated.
The FBI’s successful campaign against white supremacists is also a cautionary tale.
The abolitionists have long been portrayed as heroes. A new book views them, and their family, in a different light.
Adam Harris on where the end of the policy would leave college and university hopefuls
Support for Confederate symbols and monuments follows lines of race, religion, and education rather than geography.
A museum curator was forced out of her job over allegations of racism that an investigation deemed unfounded. What did her defenestration accomplish?
The demand to keep politics out of art is too often a demand for art to conform to conservative politics.
Black athletes who bridge sports and social justice have always found themselves targeted by pundits for voicing dissatisfaction with the status quo.
The gorgeous family drama takes its time unraveling and honoring the particularities of Black life.
The demographic shift from cities to suburbs illuminates many stories: of families moving to opportunity, of inequality replicating itself when they get there, and of the people left behind.
Plus: Is sex sacred?
The basketball legend was a champion not just on the court but off it—through his groundbreaking activism for racial justice.
Tidy narratives about changing electoral outcomes often miss key data points.
Many Afrikaners welcomed the end of apartheid, but 30 years on, they’ve found Black-majority rule in South Africa hard to live with.