Michael Righi

Yes, Trump’s a racist. But his provincialism ought to worry us, too. more

Jan 19, 2018 5:23 PM Dispatches

Walker, whose approval rating has been well below 50 percent the last couple of years and who is facing a tough re-election in 2018, has taken the Willie Horton ad model to new depths. more

Dec 22, 2017 6:00 AM Dispatches


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Lyndale Community School has been a “a very special home" to Somali students for decades. Now it could go the way of integrated public schools around the country. more

Dec 21, 2017 1:55 PM Public School Shakedown

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As the election of Donald Trump has emboldened white supremacists, others are showing the way to resist the hate. more

Dec 20, 2017 6:01 AM Magazine


Pax Ahimsa Gethen

Invite white nationalist speakers to campus. Provoke student pushback. Get labeled the “violent left.” There’s another way. more

Dec 15, 2017 12:19 PM Public School Shakedown

100 years after one of the least-known and saddest chapters in American history, families of executed black soldiers have petitioned Trump for justice. more

Dec 8, 2017 8:03 AM Dispatches 7 Comments


John Owens

Trump’s rhetoric of hate has repercussions far beyond U.S. borders — as the Rohingya know. more

Dec 6, 2017 9:14 AM Dispatches 1 Comments



This Veteran's Day, remembering some of our veterans who protected a country that did not protect them. more

Nov 10, 2017 5:00 AM Dispatches

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The defense claims a young Muslim man went to great lengths to reject the ‘FBI-orchestrated terrorism plot’ that informants pushed on him. more

Nov 1, 2017 3:00 PM Magazine

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New York City Environmental Justice Alliance

Climate change activists and survivors of disasters from Haiti to Houston gather to share lessons learned and visions for the future five years after Hurricane Sandy. more

Oct 28, 2017 2:35 PM Dispatches

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Alberto Morales

Delrawn Small was killed by the NYPD in the summer of 2016, and his brother and sister, Victoria Davis and Victor Dempsey, are part of a coalition fighting for police reform in New York. more

Oct 13, 2017 11:13 AM Dispatches

Not even Spotify can scrub the influence white-power hate groups have on music. more

Oct 10, 2017 9:38 AM Dispatches



The belief was that with Colin Kaepernick flagrantly blackballed by the league for his political views, other players would get the message to just “shut up and play.” The truth has turned out to be far different. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:49 PM Magazine


Jack Delano

When black sharecroppers dared to demand a fair share. more

Sep 29, 2017 3:45 PM Dispatches



State takeovers of local schools aren’t making good on the promise to provide all children with a quality education. more

Sep 29, 2017 1:28 PM Public School Shakedown


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It's an ode to war, written by a slaveowner and set to the tune of a drinking song, that was used to drum up support for World War I. more

Sep 25, 2017 6:46 PM Dispatches 1 Comments


Kino Lorber

Despite its gloomy subject matter, the film offers some hope. more

Sep 22, 2017 2:23 PM Dispatches


Joan Shipps

White supremacists mingle with Trump supporters and a gathering of Juggalos on the National Mall. more

Sep 16, 2017 3:03 PM Dispatches

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In Theo Anthony’s “Rat Film,” rodent history intertwines with a human geography of urban injustice. more

Sep 14, 2017 4:29 PM Dispatches

Given teacher demographics, white teachers must be given the tools to discuss Ferguson, Charlottesville, and the next city to be in the news because racism isn’t going away. more

Sep 6, 2017 1:50 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments