(Kingsley Nebechi/For The Washington Post)
(Kingsley Nebechi/For The Washington Post)
  • Perspective

I learned early how to survive racism. Now we all need to learn how to fight it.

University president Ruth Simmons explains how the education sector hasn’t done enough to teach Americans about the causes of systemic racism.
  • 4 days ago
  • Opinion
The nation's first Black president delivers unsparing observations and honest assessments of race in America and on his administration.
  • Opinion
For many Black Americans, generations of systemic medical racism and predatory experimentation on Black bodies have generated deep distrust of a system that was never built to serve them.
A memorial brings long overdue recognition to the tens of thousands of American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians who have served in peace and war for two and a half centuries.
  • Nov 11
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Writer Nathan McCall on the racism he has faced in everyday life, from the streets to elite institutions.
  • 4 days ago
The film adaptation of J.D. Vance's best-selling memoir gives the Hollywood treatment to a distorted view of poverty, race and politics in rural America.
  • Nov 20
The prosecutor in the Arbery case presented evidence that Travis McMichael had a history of using racist slurs and epithets in text messages and on social media.
A Louisville couple sued their neighbor for allegedly spray-painting swastikas and racial slurs on their driveway. Months later, the couple says they have begun receiving threats with racial slurs and bullets in the mail.
Readers respond to Michelle Singletary’s 10-part series debunking misconceptions about affirmative action, the racial wealth gap, Black homeownership and more.
The presidential campaign have raised HBCUs' profile, while calls for racial justice following nationwide protests have delivered record donations. But will it last? And is it enough to address generations of disenfranchisement at the hands and states and the federal government?
Margo Borders filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Brett Hankison, alleging he sexually assaulted her and claiming he has a pattern of preying on women.
Special prosecutor Rosemary Khoury announced in a news conference that there was “insufficient evidence to indict or accuse” officer Dejoure Mercer for the death of Dreasjon “Sean” Reed in an incident that was streamed to thousands on Facebook Live
San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg harshly condemned the flyers, saying “racism and hatred” are not welcome in the city.
Dominick David Black, who was 18 when the shootings in Kenosha, Wis., occurred, faces two counts of intentionally selling a gun to a minor after he bought an assault rifle for his 17-year-old friend, Kyle Rittenhouse.
Mauree Turner, a queer Black millennial, is also the first practicing Muslim elected to the Oklahoma state legislature.
Voters ousted Jackie Johnson, a Republican, on Tuesday and elected independent challenger Keith Higgins, in a race that hinged on holding prosecutors accountable for charging decisions.
Holden Matthews was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Monday and ordered to pay a total of $2.6 million in restitution to the three churches, prosecutors said.
In the small town of Ocoee, Fla., a racist mob went on a rampage after a Black man tried to cast his ballot on Nov. 2, 1920. It was a massacre all but forgotten for decades.
The slide show quoted Adolf Hitler and Gen. Robert E. Lee and encouraged trainees to pursue violence.
Even Native American veterans of the two world wars were denied their rights in a country they’d fought for and that was built on land their ancestors had inhabited for centuries.
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