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Race Ethnicity

Political pundits say progressives are alienating working class whites by talking too much about race. They're wrong. more

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Ron Stallworth, Colorado Springs Police Department’s first black undercover detective speaks about one of the most ironic infiltrations of all time. more

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An excerpt from “What Truth Sounds Like” about race in America. more

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Eleven images from a new exhibit capture the role photojournalists played in giving Americans a window into the Civil Rights movement, and what it was up against. more

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Erica’s death occurs in the midst of a growing maternal mortality crisis that hits mothers of color particularly hard. The drivers of the crisis are complex—but we know what they are—and we can do something. more

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There’s a deep irony in millions of Americans donning pirate costumes this Halloween to play colonial heroes of the Caribbean, while President Trump continues to ignore the suffering of Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. more

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Saqib Bhatti

Blackstone, Wells Fargo, pharma bros, hedge funds... more

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Josh Warren White

The cost of living in a "boom town." more

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Courtesy of Sarah Lahm

"All welcome here." more

Public School Shakedown

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Benefits of ethnic studies programs go far beyond academics, helping students trust their education, and empowering them to become engaged to improve their schools. more

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Phil Roeder

An author of books on topics ranging from Malcolm X to Marvin Gaye, Dyson writes about whiteness and the current challenges to white “innocence.” more

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Trump’s ignorance of the region will make him even more dependent on his advisers than most Presidents. And that’s not good news. more

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When disenfranchised people have their dignity and independence restored, the community is better served. more

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When a stomach ache can land you in jail. more

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"They’ve got to stop giving these boys these toys because they don’t know how to handle them.” more

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Where to look to understand upheaval in a city I love? more

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Snapchat took quick action. But that does not explain its faux pas. more

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Salvadoran Americans have become stereotypically associated with gangs. Continuing media coverage of the issue, most recently of a massive law-enforcement crackdown on Nov. 15 targeting a Salvadoran-American gang in Los Angeles, has helpe... more

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