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Candid conversations about race and identity in 21st century America

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Why FEMA is denying disaster aid to Black families who’ve lived for generations in the Deep South.
Women at Virginia Military Institute describe an atmosphere of hostility and an expectation of backlash from male cadets if they report being groped or raped.
The academic framework has become a flashpoint as conservative politicians use the term as a catch-all phrase for nearly any examination of systemic racism in the present.
A new series on race in America, examining the movement to end systemic racism and police brutality. Each week, we examine the dynamics of race in our nation; we assess how identity and inequality define the lives of people of color in relation to business, healthcare, education, housing, and financial opportunity. The series features discussions with thought leaders, change makers and essential voices on civil rights and racial equality across the ideological spectrum.