In disparaging Carmichael during his eulogy of civil rights icon John Lewis, the former president failed to comprehend the complexity of the Black freedom struggle.

  • Peniel E. Joseph
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My mother forbade me to participate in the march led by local college students. John Lewis changed her mind.

  • Reginald Stuart
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The pandemic has already begun shifting the pathways students of color take toward a college degree.

  • W. Carson Byrd and William D. Lopez
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The GOP has unfortunately taken on almost all of Trump’s character flaws

  • Shermichael Singleton
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The majority of the gun deaths in the United States are not homicides but suicides, and white men account for 74 percent of them.

  • Shirley Carswell
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Ohio’s capital city removed its statue of the Italian explorer last week. But removing a name is harder.

  • Jasmine Hilton
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Relying mostly on grass-roots support and their own grit, women of color defied conventional political wisdom in 2018.

Black funeral homes are seeing firsthand the coronavirus pandemic’s disproportionate mortality rate among African Americans.

The company behind “Magic: The Gathering” apologizes, but players of color say the issue isn't just cards with derogatory pictures and labels.

  • Rob Wolfe
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The fact that Trump has moved his rally one day, ostensibly to recognize Juneteenth, is irrelevant since his message of racial intolerance remains the same.

  • Peniel E. Joseph
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The architecture of American racism isn’t an unfortunate accident: It was created intentionally to acquire and keep power.

  • Victor Ray and Alan Aja
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Texans are more comfortable with its identity as the Old West rather than the Old South

  • Sarah Enelow-Snyder
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Joyce Ladner says she’s angry that 60 years later black men and boys are still being killed by police and vigilantes.

  • Joyce Ladner
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Just as the public and major institutions are getting comfortable with one declaration against police brutality, along comes another.

Massive national protests in honor of George Floyd, a black man who was not famous, represents a kind of progress for the nation.

  • Peniel E. Joseph
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Beyond simple divestment and rejection of our own trope, we must also actively combat anti-blackness — especially within the Asian community.

  • Prabal Gurung
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People from across the country are showing up to protest George Floyd’s death. We talked to protesters about why this movement matters to them.

Cited as necessary for public safety, historically, curfews have been most frequently used to suppress insurgent political challenges, especially those aimed at opposing white supremacy.

  • Christopher Petrella
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King understood much more than the fact that “riots were the language of the unheard.”

  • Peniel E. Joseph
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The most recent incident of an unarmed black man dying after an encounter with police should not deter the long-running quest for black people to be treated like full citizens.

  • Peniel E. Joseph
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