Latest from Robert Samuels
Like many other white Americans, Christine Tell is grappling with anger, guilt and shame. Through uncomfortable conversations and self-examination, she wonders what it means not just to support the Black Lives Matter movement but also be a true anti-racist.
  • Jul 15, 2020
Activists and scholars say support of the current protests is the result of years of groundwork by activists in government and culture.
  • Jun 9, 2020
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How cities failed to protect the black community from the coronavirus. President Trump’s break with the World Health Organization during a pandemic. And the double-edged sword of cameras being everywhere for racial injustice protesters and police.
  • Jun 4, 2020
The slow release of statistics on the virus’s effect based on race was an early flare that the response to the disease would follow familiar racial lines.
  • Jun 3, 2020
In the absence of a comprehensive federal strategy, the virus is deepening inequality in places already suffering the sting of segregation.
  • Apr 6, 2020
Recipients of scholarships awarded to atone for past sins say they have been a blessing and a curse.
  • Apr 3, 2020
Descendants young and old gather annually to reconnect and celebrate family traditions.
  • Apr 2, 2020
“The time has come,” said one mayor participating in a universal basic income experiment.
  • Mar 20, 2020
Zach McDowell once relished the Twitter battle over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), but now he worries his behavior is hurting the candidate.
  • Mar 7, 2020
Though the party is consumed by the state’s closely watched Democratic caucuses, some activists are focused on deploying aggressive new tactics against Republicans.
  • Jan 31, 2020