Beyond forming the basis to deny American identity to certain groups, English-only laws neglect the unique contributions of Americans from different backgrounds.
Some Americans call the cops on black people for frivolous reasons. Others appoint themselves judge, jury, and — sometimes — executioner.
The evolution of Black roles in film, from Mammy to T’Challa.
The chronic stress of racism endangers black moms of all kinds — from Serena Williams to Erica Garner.
State and local governments should enact Economic Bills of Rights to redefine human rights for the 21st century.
Black people are twice as likely to be pulled over as whites — and three times more likely to experience the use of force afterward.
From Orlando to Washington, a culture of fear and bigotry is taking hold of this country. We can stop it together.
While society catches up with science, we need legal protections to stop discrimination and violence against people who identify as transgender.
Those with disabilities are more likely to be poor and jobless than those without, making Medicaid’s expansion more important than ever.
“The Help” is drawing attention to today’s domestic workers.
Belen, Posada Del Migrante (Bethlehem, the Migrant’s Shelter) and the Suffering of Central American Migrants
It was a radical humanitarian endeavor.
Millions of jobless Americans can’t get work precisely because they’re out of work.
Maybe racial discrimination will truly fade someday, but don’t count on it for now.