(Kingsley Nebechi/For The Washington Post)
(Kingsley Nebechi/For The Washington Post)
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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.
  • Nov 23
  • 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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The fatal shooting rocked the small southern Oregon community, which had no homicides before the alleged murder last week.
Video of attacking police dogs and the resulting physical injuries are beginning to alter the image of the lifesaving K-9, sometimes known as the “Lassie effect.”
Fireside Magazine's Pablo Defendini apologized for the minstrel-like narration of Regina N. Bradley's essay.
Writer Nathan McCall on the racism he has faced in everyday life, from the streets to elite institutions.
  • Nov 23
Geneticist Rene Begay hopes to improve health outcomes for her community. But as a Navajo woman, she wants to protect her people from a repetition of past colonial injuries.
  • Nov 23
Black-owned businesses stabilize neighborhoods, but their proprietors endure relentless racist roadblocks.
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.
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