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He refused to choose between economic equality and an end to racially-based discrimination. Read more

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Landesarchiv Berlin

What would Martin Luther King Jr. think of Donald Trump’s border wall? King’s visit to the Berlin Wall in 1964 makes it clear. Read more

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I see similarities between Elizabeth Warren’s situation and that of many black people. Read more

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Fibonacci Blue

Trump’s political survival in the short term and in 2020 is dependent in keeping his base foaming at the mouth. Read more

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FaceMePLS

How voters outside the halls of power are circumventing their local political establishments and pushing through new legislation that will directly improve their lives. Read more

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Dorothea Lange

Forty-five states have regressive tax codes. State and local policies could change that. Read more

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Calloway For Five

In the wake of an historic conviction, Chicago’s political landscape has suddenly changed. Enter William Calloway. Read more

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Daniel H. Birman Productins, Inc.

Is a system broken when it works as designed? Read more

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Chessum/Supervision. Photo courtesy of Magnolia.

The best exposé on Fox in years dives into its former chief’s history of racism and the sexual misconduct that would ultimately be his undoing. Read more

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Fabrizio Rinaldi

Newly elected House Democrats promise to crack down on “domestic terrorism.” Read more

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The mayor who helped create Italy’s “hospitality town” has been arrested and banned, even as he is lauded for his efforts to welcome immigrants, reinvigorating the local culture and economy. Read more

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In mid-November, a photo showing Baraboo High School boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute drew national attention. On November 19, I gave a talk at the school. Read more

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Every year at this time I wonder why we, as American Indians, bother to celebrate Thanksgiving. Read more

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Debra Sweet

Police officials have backed Trump’s recent efforts at criminal justice reform, but where were they when Sessions trashed consent decrees, the most effective method of reforming their own departments? Read more

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Circe Denyer

By leaning into racism and voter suppression, the Republicans are trading their future for a few hard-fought, short-term victories. And despite that, across the country organized citizens delivered a rebuke to the politics of Donald Trump. Read more

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Voting for the lesser of two evils isn’t always enough to get people out to the polls, but maybe voting to reverse a trend sending us toward some version of an American apartheid is. Read more

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When I hear people like the Cherokee Nation’s Hoskins Jr. bashing Warren for her claim, it occurs to me that Trump’s racism has found a footing in tribal politics. Read more

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Racism in the classroom leaves white students racially illiterate. Read more

Public School Shakedown

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MaxPixel

As the 2018 midterm election approaches, the party is no longer making efforts to disguise its appeals to racism. Read more

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The action of Daniel’s metaphorical one-act drama, “Gunshot,” takes place on a spectral set where characters wake up to their condition and decide to make a change. Read more

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