The Supreme Court’s decision on Arizona’s immigration laws addresses part of the issue. But let’s name the elephant in the room: Racism.
Strip searches are now legal after arrests for violating leash laws or riding a bicycle without an audible bell.
Law enforcement officials say the number of violent encounters with anti-government “sovereign citizens” is rising.
African Americans are disproportionately impacted by the Great Recession and the Great Disenfranchisement.
“The Help” is drawing attention to today’s domestic workers.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has insulted the generations of men and women who put their lives on the line for equal rights.
African-American churches can make a difference in 2012.
In any case, being good at pasta is better than being good at war.
It’s fascinating to hear what conservative lawmakers say when they think no one outside their core audience is listening.
Some politicians and commentators have dismissed the recent British riots as pure criminality. But they ignore the politics at their own risk.
Alabama’s anti-immigration law looks eerily familiar.
Real patriotism requires coming to terms with the grimmer side of American history.
Anyone with a modicum of intelligence can see that Trump’s birther claims are nothing more than an insincere sideshow designed only to promote his personal brand and boost his TV ratings.
In our special focus on Islamophobia, British writer and activist Arun Kundnani discusses the debate on multiculturalism and extremism in the United Kingdom.
The Constitution, like Huckleberry Finn, is in many ways a reflection of its time.