“There’s about 30,000 half-breeds up in Robeson County and we are going to have some cross burnings and scare them up.” more

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Nothing about Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ approach is addressing the root cause of migration. more



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A local activist talks about what happened after last year's ‘Unite the Right’ rally and why the eyes of the nation should still be on Charlottesville. more


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Cenac’s show is a look at policing, firmly rooted in the cultural landscape of America. more


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Natalie Maynor

A familiar story of public school 'failure' and state seizure is playing out in Jackson, Mississippi. Can the city overcome its racist past to find a better ending? more

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. . . a white woman stopped me and asked if I lived there. more

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Fibonacci Blue

Twin cities workers are getting shorted on their paychecks—but that’s not the worst of it. more



Rick Reinhard

Demonstrators rallied with speeches by Reverend William Barber II and Linda Sarsour before going head to head with Capitol police. more


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Joeff Davis

“Unfortunately, it’s not at all unexpected that police side with white supremacists.” more

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Akilah Monifa

Our implicit biases may be invisible to us, but they influence our behavior toward others. more



Max Goldberg

Activists say schools can do more to promote racial equality. more




What do you do when the entire country needs a permanent, daily education on racism? more

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Whether the focus is gun violence or racist public policies, people are collectively recognizing how we currently put the lives of our children at risk—some children more than others. more

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“He knew, as he and his wife told me and anybody else who asked them, that any or all of the family of six might die any day.” more


Arely Tomas is living on the edge, never knowing what a knock on her door brings, or if her routine check-ins at an ICE office will result in a one-way deportation ticket. The work of immigration rights activists has never been more important. more

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Her father’s name is on the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, Brown v. Board of Education, a milestone in ending racial segregation in public education. more



James Jeffrey

The string of bombings in Austin have rattled the city’s belief in itself as a progressive haven. more


"We've got to help people understand that these puppets have strings, man, and that we're being manipulated." more

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Presidencia de la República Mexicana

Parents outraged over a discussion of privilege in a Wisconsin school district, which suffers from a historical amnesia that indigenous Mexicans can't afford. more

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The Schott Foundation is offering a seismic shift in how policy makers, philanthropists and the general public can create better schools. more

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