April 2016

USA I DAG

Gitte Nielsen, cand.mag., Amerikanske Studier

LÆSELISTE FOR APRIL 2016

 

30/4

 

All San Francisco cops forced to take anti-harassment class after slew of racist texts (Casey Harper, The Daily Caller)

Black migrants becoming visible voting bloc (Charles D. Ellison, The Philadelphia Tribune)

Boston and Charleston, then and now (Steve Bailey, The Charleston Post and Courier, South Carolina)

Civil War: Chadwick Boseman explains why Black Panther isn't really a "superhero" (Selina Leavitt, Inquisitr)

Donald Trump blasts California protesters as "thugs and criminals" (Video, Reena Flores, CBS News)

Larry Wilmore drops a truth bomb on Fox News racism at White House Correspondents Dinner (Jason Easley, PoliticusUSA)

Missouri Democrats see little progress on police oversight (Adam Aton (Associated Press), Springfield News-Leader, Missouri)

New video of Harvard race protesters interrupting Law School dean honored for ... race relations (Video, Dave Huber, The College Fix)

Prince fired a revolution in diversity in race and gender (Kim Palmer, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota)

Racism in home ownership is a thing, and has been for a long time (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Richmond was, and remains, a place for African-American entrepreneurs (Louis Llovio, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia)

So John Wayne is a racist now? (Silvio Canto, Jr., American Thinker)

The South is still fighting for its "peculiar institution" - slavery (Hrafnkell Haraldsson, PoliticusUSA)

Students in the US are demanding slavery reparations from their universities. But how much can modern institutions give? (Rupert Cornwell, The Independent, UK)

We must shame dumb Trump fans: The white working class are not victims (David Masciotra, Salon)

Why can't my black son have a toy gun? (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

Winthrop poll: SC blacks fear police, racism more than whites do (Jamie Self, The Herald, Rock Hill, South Carolina)

Woodrow Wilson's legacy of racial segregation can be condemned even by the standards of his own time. (Richard Rothstein, London School of Economics US Centre)

 

29/4

 

Achievement gaps and racial segregation: Research finds an insidious cycle (Sarah D. Sparks, Education Week)

Andrew Jackson's adopted Indian son (Rebecca Onion, Slate)

Artifacts of Japanese internment tell stories we must not forget (Nancy Ukai, San Francisco Chronicle)

Asian Americans to outnumber African Americans by 2065: Report (Richard Prince, The Root)

At first California rally, Trump honors families of those killed by illegal aliens (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

At Yale, a right that doesn't outweigh a wrong (Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore, The New York Times)

Baltimore and the future of protest politics (Benjamin Wallace-Wells, The New Yorker)

Beyond the game: Race and the NFL (The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)

Black Lives Matter co-founder: The immigration challenge no one is talking about (Opal Tometi, Time)

Can Baltimore police change one year after Freddie Gray's death? (Josh Sanburn, Time)

"Can't we all just get along?": Anniversary of L.A. riots a reminder that racial inequality persists in America (Tanasia Kenney, Atlanta Black Star)

Christians called to resist Trump's bigotry (Jim Wallis, The Huffington Post)

Civil rights hearings held over Flint's lead-tainted water (Chicago Tribune)

Civil rights, conservation groups announce new effort to make national parks more diverse (Jenny Rowland, Think Progress)

Column: This little known site is the birthplace of the student civil rights movement (Jeff Feinstein, PBS Newshour)

Confederate statue at U of L to be removed (Jacob Ryan, WKU Public Radio, Western Kentucky University)

Constructing peace in Baltimore (Arthur J. Magida, The Baltimore Sun)

Demonstrators storm California GOP convention to protest Trump (Tom LoBianco, Jeremy Diamond, Ashley Killough, CNN)

Donald Trump proves racial nationalism is alive and well (Doug Saunders, The Globe and Mail, Canada)

Donald Trump's bizarre California GOP convention entrance was like "crossing the border" (Aaron Kinney, Bruce Newman, Lindzi Wessel, The San Jose Mercury News)

Donna Edwards skips Democratic Party's unity rally after primary loss (Josh Hicks, The Washington Post)

Friend of Charleston shooter pleads guilty to hiding information (Dana Farrington, NPR)

George Washington never mentions slavery in Hamilton, but the actor who plays him does (Katey Rich, Vanity Fair)

How colorblind rhetoric and multicultural ideology made America more racist (Ibram X. Kendi (Nation Books), AlterNet)

How racially segregated is Denver compared to other major U.S. cities? (Chris Walker, Westword, Denver, Colorado)

How student debt disproportionately affects low-income black students (Maggie McGrath, Forbes)

The inside story of how Clinton changed the election from a high school in Nevada (Adrian Carrasquillo, BuzzFeed)

Is Trump's rhetoric reigniting anti-immigrant legislation in Arizona? (Video, Democracy Now)

James Baldwin & the fear of a nation (Nathaniel Rich, The New York Review of Books)

Joey Meek knew what Dylann Roof was going to do, told others not to talk to FBI (John Monk, The State, Columbia, South Carolina)

John Wayne Day idea nixed: How should "Duke" be remembered? (Max Lewontin, The Christian Science Monitor)

"John Wayne Day" in Calif. rejected because of actors' statements about minority groups (Katie Mettler, The Washington Post)

Justices leave Texas voter ID law intact, with a warning (Adam Liptak, The New York Times)

Key & Peele explain how they fight racial stereotypes with comedy (Anna Klassen, Bustle)

"A lot of what he believes, we believe" - KKK Grand Imperial Wizard endorses Trump (Lorraine Berry, Raw Story)

Louisiana prisoner freed after 41 years of unconstitutional life sentence (Reuters)

Minnesota's worsening racial disparity: Why it matters to everyone (Christopher Magan, Twin Cities Pioneer Press, Minnesota)

A mockery of justice for the poor (John Pfaff, The New York Times)

Nicholas Guyatt's "Bind Us Apart" (Boganmeldelse, Eric Foner, The New York Times)

Obama legacy: Life after the first (William Wan, The Washington Post)

On anniversary of LA riots, racial inequality still an issue (Marissa Melton, Voice of America)

Protests rage outside Trump rally in Orange County; 17 arrested, police car smashed (Ruben Vives, Matt Pearce, Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times)

Protest turns violent at Donald Trump rally in Costa Mesa, Calif. (Video, Steve Kenny, The New York Times)

Race on campus: A conversation with Yale President Peter Salovey (David Cole, The New York Review of Books)

Racial disparities in education debt burden among low- and moderate-income households (Michal Grinstein-Weiss, Dana C. Perantie, Samuel H. Taylor, Shenyang Guo, Ramesh Raghavan, Brookings)

Racism is real. Trump helps show it. (Jenée Desmond-Harris, The New York Times)

The racist roots of a way to sell homes (Leder, The New York Times)

Rodney King shared a profound lesson from the LA riots just before his death (Lisa Capretto (OWN), The Huffington Post)

San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training (Paul Elias (Associated Press), ABC News)

San Francisco police chief releases officers' racist texts (Thomas Fuller, The New York Times)

Southern Poverty Law Center slaps Breitbart News with racist charge (Betsy Rothstein, The Daily Caller)

Suit filed in "whites-only cemetery" case (John MacCormack, San Antonio Express-News, Texas)

Texting cop a victim of thought police? (Video, Marc Randazza, CNN)

Under pressure over racist texts, SFPD releases transcripts (Vivian Ho, San Francisco Chronicle)

US has a "deep racial wealth gap" (Podcast, BBC World Service Business Matters)

The voter-ID fight in Missouri (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

What causes violence at political rallies? (Video, CBS Los Angeles)

What's killing white Americans? (John Gartner, The Baltimore Sun)

When you're biracial but your baby could be white (Xavia Dryden, Fusion)

The White House press corps and the color barrier (Carl M. Cannon, Real Clear Politics)

Why white people need Beyoncé (Jordan Crucchiola, GOOD)

A year after Baltimore protests, racial wealth gap remains at the core of economic frustration (Andrea Levere, The Huffington Post)

 

28/4

 

1 shocking statistic exposes Chicago's racial divide (Tom McKay, Mic)

The 2010 census missed thousands of California's Latino children. Here's what could change in 2020 (Sarah D. Wire, Los Angeles Times)

Advocates call on Southwest Airlines to review practices amid profiling allegations (Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, NBC News)

Albuquerque PD: a case study of police brutality (Samuel Gilbert, Al Jazeera)

Apartheid in America (Mark G. Spencer, The Wall Street Journal)

Are racial disparities hindering housing reform? (Xhevrije West, MReport)

Baltimore police: Officers "compelled" to chase 13-year-old with BB gun (Video, Michael Pearson, CNN)

Baltimore unrest one year later, has anything changed since Freddie Gray's death? (Carolyn M. Brown, Black Enterprise)

Bill Moyers in conversation: Eddie Glaude Jr. on America's racial "value gap" (Podcast, Moyers & Company, BillMoyers.com)

Black students behind "white power" drawing at Salisbury University (Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times)

Bree Newsome on racial injustice and why she tore down the Confederate flag (Rachel Chism, Hub, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore)

Did Gov. McAuliffe say the state criminal justice system is racist? (Norman Leahy, Paul Goldman, The Washington Post)

The disastrous, forgotten 1996 law that created today's immigration problem (Dara Lind, Vox)

Donald Trump rouses cheering crowd in Costa Mesa: "Build that wall" (Martin Wisckol, Chris Haire, Scott Schwebke, Brooke Edwards, The Orange County Register, Californien)

Editorial: Expanding the right to vote (in Virginia, and everywhere else) (Leder, The Dallas Morning News)

Flint looks for racial bias, water crisis link (Jacob Carah, The Detroit News)

For black voters, gun violence a more serious problem than police misconduct (Lois Beckett, The Guardian)

Harris County: Tired of sending people to jail? (Leah Binkovitz, Houston Chronicle)

He wouldn't cut his dreadlocks and it cost him his firefighting dream, man says (Video, Anita Lee, The Kansas City Star)

How our country fails black women and girls (Melissa Harris-Perry, Elle)

How these Latinas reconcile their religion with their feminism (Raquel Reichard, Latina)

Hubert Henry Harrison: Foremost pioneer of Harlem radicalism (The Weekly Challenger, Tampa Bay, Florida)

Key and Peele’s ‘Keanu’ uses the story of a cute cat to challenge racial stereotypes (Michael O'Sullivan, The Washington Post)

LA sheriff dept. official "apologies" for racist emails (Kenrya Rankin, Colorlines)

Laws protect old white guys too (Chris Tomlinson, Houston Chronicle)

A lawyer explains where police shooting settlement cash actually goes (John Surico, Vice)

Lesbian couple happy to buy a baby but not to get a black one (D.C. McAllister, The Federalist)

New York Times CEO sued for allegedly promoting age, gender, and racial discrimination (Elliot Hanson, Slate)

Pay-to-play cop Bob Bates found guilty in fatal shooting of black man (Kate Briquelet, The Daily Beast)

Police officer to face grand jury in killing of black man on Florida highway (Richard Luscombe, The Guardian)

Politics, race influence views of Michelle Obama (Meningsmåling, Rasmussen Reports)

Race relations in South Carolina featured in new poll (Patrick Hussion, WYFF4, Greenville, South Carolina)

Racist statements lead lawmakers to reject John Wayne Day (Associated Press, The Washington Post)

Rahm Emanuel's political machine is overwhelmingly white: Here's why it matters - even beyond Chicago (Sean McElwee, Salon)

The retreat from voting rights (William Barber II, The New York Times)

The stubborn persistence of Confederate momuments, cont'd (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Suit claims racial discrimination by Alabama on minimum wage (Zachary Roth, MSNBC)

Symbolism instead of history (Bruce Thornton, FrontPage Mag)

Teen birthrate hits all-time low, led by 50 percent decline among Hispanics and blacks (Ariana Eunjung Cha, The Washington Post)

Uber plays the race card to shoot down tipping (Seung Lee, Newsweek)

We can't forget how racist institutions shaped homeownership in America (David M. P. Freund, The Washington Post)

"White fragility" is the new white guilt concept (Michael Strickland, Progressives Today)

Why asking black people about "black-on-black crime" misses the point (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Why Indian Americans should help elect Hillary Clinton (Devang Shah, The American Bazaar, Germantown, Maryland)

Yale agrees to some student demands, but no "Calhoun" name change (Max Kutner, Newsweek)

 

27/4

 

15 Schenectady police are defendants in brutality suit (Robert Gavin, Albany Times Union, New York)

Advocates wary of lawsuit over city's affordable housing preferences (Jarrett Murphy, CityLimits.org)

After #OscarsSoWhite, the Academy struggles with diversity, age and "relevance" (Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter)

Alabama secretary of state says Confederates fought for a "special" way of life (Alice Ollstein, Think Progress)

America first: Immigration and nationalism unite Donald Trump's coalition (Henry Olsen, National Review)

Anti-Trump demonstrator pepper sprays Hispanic children in California (Blake Neff, The Daily Caller)

Anti-white racism: The hate that dares not speak its name (David Horowitz, Breitbart)

The art of Black Lives Matter showcased in "Our Duty to Fight" exhibit (Joe Ward, DNAInfo)

California prisons struggle to adapt to desegregation (T.J. Raphael, PRI)

Clyburn brings Confederate flag debate to Capitol Hill (Vera Bergengruen, The State, Columbia, South Carolina)

DeRay Mckesson is famous. Here's why that didn't sway Baltimore voters (Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Do opposites really attract? A study of Stanford students' romantic interests (Amy Shen, Stanford Review, Palo Alto, Californien)

Expert says Ohio lawmakers already don't draw congressional districts (Jim Siegel, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio)

Ex-volunteer cop who killed unarmed man using gun instead of taser found guilty (Video, Reuters, The Huffington Post)

For African-American candidates, some surprises and not-so-close losses (Lauren Victoria Burke, NBC News)

Former Baltimore police commissioner breaks his silence (Video, Jeff Pegues, CBS Evening News)

High-ranking Sheriff's official in hot water for series of racial jokes he sent on work computer in 2012 (Video, Los Angeles Times)

Homicide's role in the racial life-expectancy gap (Dhruv Khullar, Anupam B. Jena, The Wall Street Journal)

Horace Ward, U.S. judge who triumphed over bias, dies at 88 (Sam Roberts, The New York Times)

How segregation has persisted in Little Rock (Alana Semuels, The Atlantic)

How Trump can win the black vote to win the election (Roger L. Simon, PJ Media)

I am black enough (Marcelle Hutchins, The Huffington Post)

I-TEAM: Another allegation of racial profiling in NJ town (Video, Sarah Wallace, NBC New York)

Jews of color defy America's obsession with identity politics (David Kaufman, New York Post)

Lead poisoning in Flint is more than a health crisis (Zoë Carpenter, The Nation)

Lessons on diversity from a Maryland primary (Leder, The Washington Post)

Minnesota T.S.A. manager says he was told to target Somali-Americans (Ron Nixon, The New York Times)

Mizzou professor fired over protest incident: "This is all about racial politics. I'm a white lady; I'm an easy target" (Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root)

More racist text messages uncovered among San Francisco police officers (Joseph Serna, Los Angeles Times)

New report reveals persistent health disparities by race in the U.S. (Laura Santhanam, Megan Crigger, PBS Newshour)

Obama is chipping away at the "new Jim Crow". But more needs to be done (Peniel E. Joseph, The Guardian)

Older Koreans, Cambodians in LA County among most impoverished, new report finds (KPCC, Pasadena, Californien)

On anniversary of Freddie Gray's death, plainclothes Baltimore cops shoot 13-year-old who was carrying a fake gun (Elliot Hannon, Slate)

One token candidate won't make a difference in diversity hiring (Alex Janin, TakePart)

One year after unrest, Baltimore takes stock (Jean Marbella, Erica L. Green, Tim Prudente, The Baltimore Sun)

Philadelphia's top cop offers a reformist style (Stephen Braun, Los Angeles Times)

Princeton to remove "overly celebratory" mural of Woodrow Wilson (Susan Svrluga, Mary Hui, The Washington Post)

Questioning attitudes to dating across the color line (Science Daily)

Saunders: Durham hire brings another female police chief to the Triangle (Barry Saunders, The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina)

Study: DPS tickets Hispanics more often (Matthew Adams, Houston Chronicle)

Teen with realistic BB gun shot by Baltimore police officer (Video, Clarence Williams, The Washington Post)

Tell the Negroes to wait: Obama, Black Lives Matter, and compromising with white supremacy (Lawrence Ware, Lauren Whiteman, CounterPunch)

Ten things white people need to quit saying (Melody Moezzi, The Huffington Post)

This bridge in Mississippi has hosted decades of racial violence (Seth Ferranti, Vice)

This study found race matters in police shootings, but the results may surprise you (Tom Jackman, The Washington Post)

Top L.A. County sheriff's official sent emails mocking Muslims, blacks, Latinos and women (Alene Tchekmedyian, Cindy Chang, Los Angeles Times)

A Trump forerunner who met the challenge of racial equality (Scott Whitlock, The Washington Times)

What Beyonce thinkpieces tell us about the death of the highbrow (Robert Tracinski, The Federalist)

What's juice gotta do with it? (Ashton Chan, The Huffington Post)

What the Maryland Democratic Senate race was really about (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Why Donna Edwards lots - and why it matters for the future of the Democratic Party (Joan Walsh, The Nation)

Why felons should be allowed to vote (Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune)

Why is the racial wealth gap widening? And what should be done to reverse it? (Video, Robert Reich, The Huffington Post)

Why moving black families into white neighborhoods isn't justice (Greg Sorrell, The Federalist)

Willie Williams, Los Angeles police chief after the 1992 riots, dies at age 72 (Joel Rubin, Los Angeles Times)

A WWI-era memo asking French officers to practice Jim Crow with black American troops (Rebecca Onion, Slate)

Yale keeps the Calhoun name despite racial concerns, but ditches the "master" title (Isaac Stanley-Becker, The Washington Post)

Youth with BB gun resembling firearm shot by police in East Baltimore (Video, Tim Prudente, Kevin Rector, Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun)

 

26/4

 

After police shooting, San Francisco actors tackle racial profiling (Video, Kelly Whalen, Omid Zoufonoun (KQED, Californien), PBS Newshour)

Amazon to bring same-day delivery to Roxbury after outcry (Spencer Soper, Bloomberg)

America must repent from racism (Dr. Alveda King, Charisma News)

Amid ongoing federal review, investigation uncovers "racial" and "homophobic" messages allegedly sent by San Francisco officer (Jon Street, The Blaze)

Bernie Sanders: Drug laws are a racial issue as much as a legal one (Scott Eric Kaufman, Salon)

Black Maryland Democrat accuses party of sounding racial "foghorn" (Morgan Chalfant, The Washington Free Beacon)

A case for Asian American studies (Jane Jun, The Huffington Post)

Democracy derailed in Flint crisis: column (Nathan Bomey, USA Today)

The effect racist rhetoric has on young Latinos, and why all Americans should care (Jody Agius Vallejo, The Conversation)

Flint and America's coroded trust (Charlie LeDuff, Zackary Canepari, Mother Jones)

The GOP's eve of destruction (Richard North Patterson, The Huffington Post)

How to understand the complicated history of "go back to Africa" (Fodei Batty, The Washington Post)

"I don't see color. I just see people." (Sabrina Sultana, The Huffington Post)

If you can't vote, are you truly free? (Janna Malamud Smith, WBUR, Boston)

In defense of ethnic politics (Star Parker, WND)

Investigation of Tampa bike stop and ticketing policies finds racial disparities (Brian Doherty, Reason)

Marla Frederick on race, gender, religious broadcasting and social media (Nyasha Junior, Los Angeles Review of Books)

Medical racism and the ignoring of black pain (Kali Holloway, AlterNet)

Minn. police chiefs hear about implicit bias in policing (Minnesota Public Radio)

Minority coaches struggle to get opportunities in NCAA (Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press)

Nashville juror's objection on race leads to new trial (Stacey Barchenger, The Tennessean)

New Obamacare data shows how the struggles for economic justice and racial justice are connected (Ian Reifowitz, The Huffington Post)

Rachel Dolezal on changed life since race identity row (Video, BBC News)

Racial segregation was invented by the very same liberals who sought to abolish slavery (Nicholas Guyatt (Basic Books), AlterNet)

The reality of perpetuating racist stereotypes: An open letter to SnapChat on 420 (Natalie Flores, The Huffington Post)

SF Prop. D would extend agency probes to all shootings by police (Vivian Ho, San Francisco Chronicle)

The stubborn persistence of Confederate monuments (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Tamir Rice's mother to give keynote speech at May 4 Kent State commemoration (Karen Farkas, cleveland.com)

Task force asks Samaria Rice to be keynote speaker at Kent State May 4 commemoration (WKYC, Cleveland, Ohio)

Teaching and intimacy in the The Wire: What teaching HBO's The Wire taught me (Arvind Rajagopal, The Huffington Post)

Trump: Giving Virginia felons right to vote is "crooked politics" (Graham Moomaw, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia)

Trump turns GOP dog whistles into bullhorns: Our view (Leder, USA Today)

Washington NFL team asks Supreme Court to hear "Redskins" trademark case (Lindsay Gibbs, Think Progress)

What white teachers can learn from black preachers (Kristina Rizga, Mother Jones)

Whites receive more state funding for autism services than other racial/ethnic groups (Science 2.0)

Why a judge ruled North Carolina's voter-ID law constitutional (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Why demographic shifts spell doom for the GOP (unless it changes) (Eric Black, MinnPost, Minnesota)

Why solidarity in the 21st century means understanding race and class as one entity, not two (Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report)

"Wild animals": Racist texts sent by San Francisco police officer, documents show (Video, Scott Glover, Dan Simon, CNN)

 

25/4

 

5 things black students say will end racism on college campuses (Symone Jackson, Fusion)

9-day sit-in ends (Josh Logue, Inside Higher Ed)

African-American voters have a good reason to support Hillary Clinton (Eric Foner, The Nation)

An affront to Boston's black history (Melvin B. Miller, The Bay State Banner, Boston, Massachusetts)

Barack Obama, the first alt-comedy president (Emily Hell, The Washington Post)

Bernie Sanders' Jewish problem, and ours (James Kirchick, Tablet Magazine)

Black employee accuses energy companies of racial discrimination (Louisiana Record)

City of Cleveland to pay $6 million to Tamir Rice's family to settle lawsuit (Eric Heisig, Cleveland.com)

Claims about Clarence Thomas netted results - just not right away (Clarence Page, Las Vegas Sun)

Cleveland agrees to pay $6 million to settle Tamir Rice lawsuit, won't admit any wrongdoing (Mark Berman, Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post)

The color of entrepreneurship: Why the racial gap among firms costs the U.S. billions (Algernon Austin, Ph.D., The Hill)

Cuban-bashing, it's a real thing and Bill Maher is in on it (Daniel Vasquez, Sun Sentinel, Broward County, Florida)

The defenders (Matthew Van Meter, The Awl)

Dog-whistle politics and the New National Union of Students president (Simon Jones, CounterPunch)

Editorial: Good riddance, Jim Crow (The Daily Astorian, Astoria, Oregon)

Emails point to investigation by Harvard administrators of anti "racial justice" blog (Rick Moran, American Thinker)

The fight for the city of Baltimore (Clare Foran, The Atlantic)

Fired Mizzou professor Melissa Click: "This is all about racial politics" (Fox News)

Fraternity says it was framed in video that promises to lynch black students (Mark Schierbecker, The College Fix)

The Freddie Gray election: death fuels call for "uprising" at Baltimore polls (Baynard Woods, The Guardian)

Friend of Charleston church shooting suspect agrees to cooperate (Richard Fausset, The New York Times)

From black to transgender rights eras, the business world has undergone its own revolution (Gavin Wright, Fortune)

Ghost in the Shell controversy and Hollywood's whitewashing of Asian character (Mikala Everett, The University Star, Texas State University)

Gov. Terry McAuliffe on granting felons the right to vote: "Second chances matter" (Katie McHugh, Breitbart)

Hillary: "As a white person," "I have to" say "we are not a post-racial society," "also a lot of sexism still" (Video, Ian Hanchett, Breitbart)

How a journalist caught the cops whitewashing their ticketing records (Al Tompkins, Poynter)

How an ex-felon voting bloc could shape Baltimore's election (Katie Rose Quandt, In These Times)

How crybully Trump and his supporters excel at playing the victim (Catherine Rampell, The Washington Post)

Jesse Jackson: Emanuel isn't leading on police reform (Jesse Jackson, Chicago Sun-Times)

Jim Webb gets very emotional about Andrew Jackson, the $20 bill and the "myth of white privilege" (Anna Merlan, Jezebel)

Jim Webb's sad Andrew Jackson apologia: Pining for the bad old days of Democratic politics (Simon Maloy, Salon)

Justice Dept. to release report on racial disparities in Tampa bicycle citations (The Tampa Tribune, Florida)

Left outside the social-justice movement's small tent (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

Many millennials believe justice system racially biased (Devon Black, Harvard Political Review)

Many Vermont police agencies aren't following traffic-stop data collection law (Peter Hirschfeld, Vermont Public Radio)

Maryland Senate primary is fought along racial lines (Scott Calvert, The Wall Street Journal)

Meet the vigilantes who patrol Trump's rallies (Ben Schreckinger, Politico)

Melissa Click: I was fired because I'm white (Blake Neff, The Daily Caller)

Michelle's historically black attempt to malign Mississippi (Jeannie DeAngelis, American Thinker)

Moving from a prison cell to a voting booth (Jessica Lussenhop, BBC News)

New York bail policies stifle justice (Matthew Perry, Washington Square News, New York University)

Obama's advisers just revealed an unconventional solution to mass incarceration (Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post)

Pamela Haag: "The Gunning of America" (Radio, Pamela Haag, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington, DC)

Piers Morgan wants Beyoncé to be less "inflammatory," stop playing the race card (Video, Ken Meyer, Mediaite)

Prince, Curt Schilling, and the acceleration of history (Steve Chapman, Reason)

Records: McKeithen arranged KKK payments to keep peace (Patrick Richoux (Manship School News Service), The News Star, Monroe, Louisiana)

The startling thing that happens to black girls in preschool (Alex Laughlin, The Washington Post)

Southern Illinois U denounces racist video (Insider Higher Ed)

Suicide in America (Radio, Jane Pearson, Dr. Christine Moutier, Katherine Hempstead, Holly Wilcox, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU)

Supreme Court asked to hear two cases that could sack Washington "Redskins" name (Alex Johnson, NBC News)

Tamir Rice's family to receive $6 million from Cleveland (Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

Ted Cruz's token black friend swears he's not racist, really (JE Reich, Jezebel)

Tubman on bill will be inspiring (Amy Goodman, Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico)

Two white kids blame non-existent black man for "abduction" after getting caught playing hooky (Rob Wile, Fusion)

VIDEOS: CNN series highlights racial tensions in 2 Arkansa cities (Brandon Riddle, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

What's up with U.S. black voters? (Ted Rall, The Japan Times)

What the other Bernie teaches us about the budding Sanders personality cult (Samuel G. Freedman, Forward)

WHCD host Larry Wilmore teases president Obama roast (Jaleesa M. Jones, USA Today)

Why African Americans should fear a Hillary Clinton presidency (Victoria Yancey, Beaumont, Texas)

Why America is ready for novelist Angela Flournoy (Doree Shafrir, BuzzFeed)

Why Donald Trump dominates the Northeast and is poised to win big on Tuesday (Matthew Yglesias, Vox)

Will a $6 million Tamir Rice settlement help reform Cleveland cops? (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

With Emanuel on the ropes, politicos say it's time to address Chicago's racial inequities (Ellyn Fortino, Progress Illinois)

 

24/4

 

5 ways millennials view race today (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

American ghetto (Mario L. Small, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Are we done punishing black men? (Priyanka Kumar, Los Angeles Review of Books)

Bellevue police chief makes strides in rebuilding troubled department (Lynn Thompson, The Seattle Times)

Bernie Sanders doesn't seem to understand what poverty really is (Tim Worstall, Forbes)

Bernie Sanders: In Baltimore "poverty is a death sentence," conditions rival West Bank or North Korea (Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Beyoncé's Lemonade and the undeniable power of a black woman's vulnerability (Dee Lockett, Ashley Weatherford, Lindsay Peoples, New York Magazine)

Beyond music, Prince's legacy includes black activism (Greg Moore, Associated Press)

Black Lives Matter gave him fame, but Baltimore isn't biting (Juliet Linderman, Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press)

Christian NBA star Jeremy Lin a victim of racial discrimination? NBA denies fan's accusation (Czarina Ong, Christian Today)

The content of his presidency: Obama set out to be a leader of consequence (David Maraniss, The Washington Post)

Contesting bail to take on racial disparities in San Francisco prisons (Kamala Kelkar, PBS Newshour)

Ethnicity still matters in the politics of 2016 (Michael Barone, Washington Examiner)

Everyone is talking about Beyoncé's new album. Here's what you need to know. (Jessica Contrera, The Washington Post)

Former president Bill Clinton visits Baltimore churches in advance of primary, unrest anniversary (Video, Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun)

Fox News "tough cop": "Illegal aliens" rampantly raping our girls (Video, Asawin Suebsaeng, The Daily Beast)

The "Freedom" lyrics by Beyonce prove that this song is "Lemonade"'s most empowering anthem (Chloe Kent, Bustle)

Hate speech is on the rise (Jill Berkowitz, Ann Myers, Education Week)

Hispanics drive the housing market (Melanie Anzidei, The Record, New Jersey)

How liberals invented segregation: The real history of race, equality and our Founding Fathers (Nicholas Guyatt, Salon)

HUD allocated $20 million to Alexander County housing while documenting problems dating back to 2010 (Molly Parker, The Southern Illinoisian)

Is everyone focusing too much on gentrification? (Jesse Singal, New York Magazine)

Is predictive policing the law-enforcement tactic of the future? (The Wall Street Journal)

Larry Wilmore: Relishing the role of underdog (Video, CBS News)

New Obamacare data shows how the struggles for economic justice and racial justice are connected (Ian Reifowitz, Daily Kos)

One year later, family still seeks justice in inmate brutality case (Amanda J. Purcell, Poughkeepsie Journal, New York)

POOR | The Caucasian double standard (Kate Poor, The Cornell Daily Sun, New York)

Program tells of sacrifices made in civil rights struggle (Margie Peterson, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pennsylvania)

Report: Third of suicides in U.S. are among middle-aged whites (Mike Stobbe (Associated Press), ABC News)

St. Louis minority day care operators see bias in regulatory enforcement (Nancy Cambria, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Troy Williams: Racism is real, and it's still a problem (Troy Williams, Fayetteville Observer, North Carolina)

Tubman on $20 bills shows connection between money, slavery (Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press)

We can celebrate Harriet Tubman without disparaging Andrew Jackson (Jim Webb, The Washington Post)

Why Republicans love comparing abortion to slavery (Emily Crockett, Vox)

 

23/4

 

Andrew Jackson got left out in the cold (Patrick J. Buchanan, Miami Herald)

Anti-racist protesters outnumbered white supremacists 10 to 1 at a racist rally in Georgia (Matt Smith, Vice News)

"Awoken" by N.Y. cop shooting, Asian-American activists chart way forward (Hansi Lo Wang, NPR)

Baltimore faces its "original sin" a year after riots (John Blake, CNN)

Black & undocumented: Caribbean immigrant's long fight for citizenship (Melissa Noel, NBC News)

Black hikers break the "green ceiling" and clear a path for nature enthusiasts (Oliver Milman, The Guardian)

Bucking a national trend, suicide rates decline for black men in the U.S. (Angela Bronner Helm, The Root)

California's next senator could be a Latina. Will her past mistakes get in the way? (Phil Willon, Noah Bierman, Los Angeles Times)

D.C.'s black gay and trans kids fought back formed a "gang" called Check It, now star in a documentary (Rich Juzwiak, Gawker)

Democratic Senate candidate blasts own party for racial "foghorn" (Harper Neidig, The Hill)

First person: Being a black woman in Pittsburgh (Ciera Marie Young, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

For Trump, Tubman on $20 bill illustrates broader American problem (Video, NBC News)

Georgetown and the sin of slavery (Leder, The New York Times)

Housing bias outlasts ruling in a Long Island village (Lisa W. Foderado, The New York Times)

Is Amazon same-day delivery service racist? (Bamzi Banchiri, The Christian Science Monitor)

Jackson loses the battle of political correctness (Jeff Crouere, Townhall)

Liberals embrace the smug life (Kyle Smith, New York Post)

MSNBC's Joy Reid vs. Sanders campaign's Jeff Weaver: You only win white voters and white caucuses (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

New criminal justice paradigm appears emergent in Philadelphia (Christopher "Flood the Drummer" Norris, The Good Men Project)

No, being against Trump does not mean you hate the white working class (Jonah Goldberg, National Review)

Obama praises Black Lives Matter, but says activists must compromise (Sam Levine, The Huffington Post)

Obama questioned on LGBT rights, Black Lives Matter in London (Video, Kevin Liptak, CNN)

Obama says movements like Black Lives Matter "can't just keep on yelling" (Michael D. Shear, Liam Stack, The New York Times)

Once again in SC, a non-existent black man is blamed for a crime (Andrew Dys, The State, Columbia, South Carolina)

Pro-white rally sparks protests in Georgia (CBS News)

Sanders' bid for black vote in Baltimore highlights struggles to broaden appeal (Ben Jacobs, The Guardian)

Sheriff Joe Arpaio being accused of moving too slowly on racial profiling reforms (Fox News Latino)

The unfortunate crack in prison reform: Where is the support for newly released convicts? (Manny Otiko, Atlanta Black Star)

Virginia governor permits 200,000 felons to vote in upcoming election [Updated] (Paul Mirengoff, Powerline)

What if the left doesn't really want to achieve its policy goals? (John C. Goodman, Townhall)

When it comes to flight safety, when does alertness become racial profiling? (Radio, Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR)

Who gets to borrow white privilege? This is what happens when an Asian-American cop kills an unarmed African-American (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Why black comedian W. Kamau Bell is hanging out with the KKK (Video, Tanzina Vega, CNN Money)

 

22/4

 

About 200,000 convicted felons in Virginia will now have the right to vote in November (Video, Sari Horwitz, Jenna Portnoy, The Washington Post)

Al Jazeera America executive files bias suit (John Koblin, The New York Times)

Arizona County tells feds election issues hit all races (Bob Christie, Associated Press)

As sales boom, pot shops have become the new face of gentrification (Sara Bernard, The Grist)

Beyond the word gap (Amy Rothschild, The Atlantic)

Black Panther members announce 50th anniversary commemoration (San Francisco Examiner)

Black voters overwhelmingly supported Hillary Clinton in New York primary, here's why it matters (Lynette Holloway, NewsOne)

Book nook: Racial Realities and Post-Racial Dreams - The Age of Obama and Beyond, by Julius Bailey (Radio, Vick Mickunas, WYSO, Ohio)

City to honor Robert O. Lowery, first black fire commissioner, with Manhattan street dedication (Ginger Adams Otis, New York Daily News)

Coaxing police to share data on officers' conduct (Martin Kaste, NPR)

Crime reporting apps make racial profiling easy (Danielle DeCourcey, Attn)

Cross burnings in Dubuque show city still in turmoil over race (Kyle Munson, The Des Moines Register, Iowa)

The Daily 202: African American women, their political muscle growing, could pick winner of Maryland Senate primary (James Hohmann, The Washington Post)

Denying voting rights to ex-felons is unfair (Jonathan Bernstein (Bloomberg View), Chicago Tribune)

Does "Black Lives Matter" really matter? (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

The first black president (Essays/video,Peniel Joseph, David Maraniss, Michael Fletcher, L. Douglas Wilder, Terence Samuel,, Ashleigh Joplin, Sari Horwitz, Wesley Lowery, David Nakamura, Stephanie Stamm, Scott Clement, The Washington Post)

Flint is about how we treat the poor (Leonard Pitts Jr., Miami Herald)

Groups to rally at Georgia landmark ahead of Confederate holiday (Melonyce McAfee, CNN)

How Americans pretend to love "ethnic food" (Roberto A. Ferdman, The Washington Post)

How BLM has been - and in November will be - Clinton's secret turnout ally (Barrett Holmes Pitner, The Daily Beast)

In vacant Baltimore home, Gray-inspired groups find new life (Juliet Linderman, Associated Press)

Is Donald Trump a modern-day George Wallace? (Radio, Debbie Elliott, All Things Considered)

Is liberalism really "smug"? (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Is University of Wisconsin-Madison the next Mizzou? Some say "race war" brewing (Jennifer Kabbany, The College Fix)

"It's rampant gun violence. It's unnecessary gun violence, it's expansive no one is immune to it." (Video, Arrianee LeBeau, WVEC, Hampton, Virginia)

Knoxville federal prosecutor battling in Congress against sentencing reform (Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel, Tennessee)

MIA's Black Lives Matter faux pas shows she doesn't know her history (Safa Samiezade'-Yazd, The Guardian)

Native American and white women see massive increase in suicide rate, government study says (Ema O'Connor, BuzzFeed)

New Texas report spotlights racial gaps in child well-being (Tobi Jackson, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Nina Simone and the clichés of the musical bio-pic (Richard Brody, The New Yorker)

The NYPD is running stings against immigrant-owned shops, then pushing for warrantless searches (Sarah Ryley, ProPublica)

Obama: A virtual museum of his presidency (Multimedie, The Washington Post)

Over 200,000 Virginians with past felony convictions will regain their right to vote (Samantha Lachman, The Huffington Post)

Poll: Blacks more focused on community violence, not police violence (Charles D. Ellison, The Philadelphia Tribune)

Prince broke all the rules about what black American men should be (Steven W. Thrasher, The Guardian)

Prince was the weirdo we needed: On race, masculinity & the indelible legacy of a musical icon (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Sen. Bernie Sanders offends some with comments about South (Deborah Barfield Berry, USA Today)

#SentenceSoLight: No justice, no peace for Akai Gurley (The Kinfolk Kollective, Ebony)

Should felons ever be allowed to vote? (Debatindlæg, Roger Clegg, Janai S. Nelson, The New York Times)

A snapshot of the U.S. prison system's racial realities (Video (America Reframed), The Atlantic)

South Carolina town where black man shot asks U.S. for police help (Reuters, Business Insider)

Suicides in the United States are surging - and it's not clear why (Olivia Becker, Vice News)

This Senate race could make history (Irin Carmon, MSNBC)

The tools of campus activists are being turned against them (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

University of Connecticut's dorm wing for black males deemed "Orwellian," "ghettoization" of students (Tanasia Kenney, Atlanta Black Star)

The very black politics of Prince (Laur M. Jackson, The Fader)

Virginia governor restores voting rights to felons (Sheryl Gay Stolberg, The New York Times)

The voting effects of Virginia's move on felons? Small, but potentially decisive (Nate Cohn, The New York Times)

What's up with black voters? (Ted Rall, Rasmussen Reports)

What Trump, Carson don't get about Harriet Tubman (Issac Bailey, CNN)

White man or black woman? Senate race tears at Maryland Democrats (Sheryl Gay Stolberg, The New York Times)

 

21/4

 

6 arrested during Freddie Gray unrest sue Baltimore police (Video, Alex DeMetrick, CBS Baltimore)

The 2016 "TIME" 100 list is very racially diverse & it's definitely not going unnoticed by readers (Allyson Koerner, Bustle)

Amazon doesn't consider the race of its customers. Should it? (David Ingold, Spencer Soper, Bloomberg)

Arizona police officer who fatally shot Navajo woman armed only with scissors raised major concerns while trainee, including being too quick with gun (David Boroff, New York Daily News)

As officer who killed Akai Gurley gets no jail time, Asian Americans debate role of white supremacy (Video, Democracy Now)

As the $20 bill gets a new face, Andrew Jackson's sins are recalled (David Horsey, Los Angeles Times)

Black Twitter is not here for M.I.A.'s criticism of Beyoncé and Black Lives Matter (Jamilah King, Mic)

Can "minority" artists just be artists? (Creo Noveno, KQED, San Francisco)

Charlestown residents show support for Sandtown at block party (Mary K. Tilghman, The Baltimore Sun)

Chicago to implement some - but not all - police reforms (Josh Sanburn, Time)

Chicago will make some changes to its police department as a "down payment" on reform (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

The complexities of black youth suicide (Kimya N. Dennis, Milwaukee Community Journal)

The concept of race is nothing but fiction (Jeff Adachi, The San Francisco Examiner)

The controversy over Harriet Tubman, Andrew Jackson, and the $20 bill, explained (Matthew Yglesias, Vox)

The crusade against political correctness shows its true colors (John Compton, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump gets crushed among Hispanic voters: Poll (Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times)

Finley: Where's the outcry as Detroit kids die? (Nolan Finley, The Detroit News)

Fox News accuses Obama of going racist by putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill (Video, Sarah Jones, PoliticusUSA)

Harriet the Spy: How Tubman helped the Union army (Becky Little, National Geographic)

Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill (Radio, Isabel Wilkerson, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington, DC)

Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill reminds us that access to cash is a civil rights issue (Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post)

Harriet Tubman scholar: the $20 "might make people think twice about the legacy of slavery" (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Harriet Tubman was a Republican! (Kevin Drum, Mother Jones)

Harriet Tubman will be on the $20 bill, but still doesn't rate a statue in the Capitol (Petula Dvorak, The Washington Post)

Here's what's missing from the Police Accountability Task Force report (Steve Bogira, Chicago Reader)

How people were trolled into believing Cards fans launched racial slurs at Jason Heyward (Craig Calcaterra, NBC Sports)

If police stairwell shooting was accidental, circumstances around it were not (Alan Feuer, The New York Times)

In a city with long memories of racial torment, Detroit's police chief seeks to turn a corner (Bill McGraw, Michigan Radio)

The intersection of race, place, and multidimensional poverty (Richard V. Reeves, Brookings)

It matters who's on the money, and Harriet Tubman fits the bill (Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post)

Keeping Andrew Jackson on the $20 with Harriet Tubman is insane (Jack Moore, GQ)

Leslie Hewitt dives deep into the civil rights movement (Randy Kennedy, The New York Times)

Mayor: Chicago to immediately adopt some police reform recommendations (Aamer Madhani, USA Today)

My wife and I are white evangelicals. Here's why we chose to give birth to black triplets. (Aaron Halbert, The Washington Post)

Newly released emails reveal frightened Mizzou students, faculty during racial protests (Debra Heine, PJ Media)

No, putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill is not "honoring" her (Madhuri Sathish, Bustle)

Not all money troubles are created equal (Gillian B. White, The Atlantic)

The perfect breakdown of why white feminism isn't really feminism (Video, Alanna Vagianos, The Huffington Post)

The police laboratory (Simone Weichselbaum, Time)

Prince gave black kids permission to be weirdos (Michelle Garcia, Vox)

Race and beyond: The problem with the national response to police racism (Sam Fulwood III, Center for American Progress)

Racial awakening, pride and fear: One Latino perspective on "the Obama effect" (Radio Adrian Florido, NPR)

Racially charged testimony helped put Duane Buck on death row. Will the Supreme Court step in? (Jordan Smith, The Intercept)

Rahm Emanuel unveils changes for Chicago Police but ignores much of panel's advice (Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

The smug style in American liberalism (Emmett Rensin, Vox)

Some Chicago police reforms to be implemented immediately (Video, USA Today)

"Students of color" suffering "post-traumatic stress" after black student's arrest, profs reportedly say. Here's graffiti cops say he spray-painted. (Dave Urbanski, The Blaze)

Supreme Court must stand against race bias: Column (Mark Earley, Timothy K. Lewis, USA Today)

A swastika was drawn on a black student's dorm door at one of the country's most prominent Christian colleges (Julie Zauzmer, The Washington Post)

They only want to honor white men: The pathetic conservative meltdown over the Harriet Tubman $20 bill exposes the right's petty identity politics (Amanda Marcotte, Salon)

These people aren't happy to see Andrew Jackson kicked off the $20 bill (Video, Dan Friedman, Fortune)

Trooper granted delay in federal Bland case deposition (Gabrielle Banks, The Houston Chronicle, Texas)

Trump on Tubman: "pure political correctness." Trump on Jackson: "tremendous success." (Emily Crockett, Vox)

Trump: Tubman on the $20 bill is "pure political correctness" (Video, David Wright, CNN)

University not releasing footage of black man's beating (Associated Press, ABC News)

What happened to Sandra Bland? (Debbie Nathan, The Nation)

What you need to know about the white power rally at Stone Mountain (Chris Joyner, Atlanta Journal Constitution)

When Dixie put slaves on the money (Kevin M. Levin, The Daily Beast)

White Harvard Law professor mocks black pro-life leader for invoking MLK (Bradford Richardson, The Washington Times)

Why Black Lives Matter shouldn't matter anymore (Ernest Owens, Metro)

Why Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill matters so much me as a black woman (Evette Dionne, Bustle)

Why I asked John Kasich what he hears when he hears "black lives matter" (Jonathan Capehart, The Washington Post)

Why mass incarceration doesn't pay (Jason Furman, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, The New York Times)

Why the new $20 bill matters (Edward T. O'Donnell, The Huffington Post)

You have no idea how hardcore Harriet Tubman really was (Ana Swanson, The Washington Post)

 

20/4

 

Advice for Asian American young professionals (Frank H. Wu, The Huffington Post)

Andrew Jackson was a slaver, ethnic cleanser, and tyrant. He deserves no place on our money. (Dylan Matthews, Vox)

After Liang trial, mending community relations (Radio, Stephen Nessen, WNYC, New York)

Asian American success and the pitfalls of generalization (Nathan Joo, Richard V. Reeves, Edward Rodrigue, Brookings)

Black Twitter is freaking out over Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill (Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

A black woman born into slavery replaces a white slave owner on $20 note (Tess Owen, Vice News)

The bureaucrats charged in Flint's water crisis (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Carson: Maybe Tubman should go on the $2 bill (Eliza Collins, Politico)

Celebrating Indiana: South Bend's African American history (Video, Molly Jirasek, Fox28, Indiana)

Chinese-American organizations are "outraged" Peter Liang won't get jail time (Jamilah King, Mic)

A cop convicted of killing an unarmed black man isn't going to prison (John Surico, Vice)

Emanuel makes "down payment" on CPD reforms, but more to be done (Bill Ruthhart, Annie Sweeney, Chicago Tribune)

Ex-NYPD officer avoids jail time in stairwell shooting case (Associated Press, Fox News)

Federal judge approves agreement between Ferguson, Justice Department (Stephen Deere, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Ferguson reform may be swift with federal agreement approval (Jim Salter (Associated Press), ABC News)

Flint water crisis yields first criminal charges (Video, Monica Davey, Richard Pérez-Peña, The New York Times)

For Black Lives Matter, some long-sought victories (Sarah-Joyce Battersby, The Toronto Star, Canada)

Former Texas governor: Racism has infected our justice system (Mark White, Time)

Four events related to Freddie Gray and racial justice this week (Devin Allen, Kwame Rose, Baltimore City Paper)

Greta: The gov't is needlessly "dividing the country" with Harriet Tubman $20 (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)

Harriet Tubman and the currency of resistance (Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan, TruthDig)

Harriet Tubman to grace $20: What that says about America (Lucy Schouten, The Christian Science Monitor)

Jackie Carter, who pushed for racial diversity in children's books, dies at 62 (Sam Roberts, The New York Times)

Liang verdict and sentence: Increased accountability or racial bias? (Radio, The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, New York)

The little-known reason why Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill is so significant (Lilly Workneh, The Huffington Post)

Mayor's new police reforms don't include dismantling IPRA - yet (Fran Spielman, Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times)

The media have it wrong: Andrew Jackson's legacy was fighting crony capitalism (Jarrett Stepman, The Daily Signal)

Participants in Massachusetts' drug courts are overwhelmingly white (Shira Schoenberg, MassLive.com, Massachusetts)

Protest over racial incidents at Clemson University enters second week (David Mack, BuzzFeed)

Race bias runs deep in Minnesota (Charles Hallman, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder)

A "remorseful" ex-NYPD cop gets no jail time in Akai Gurley's death, but where is the compassion for black men in the criminal justice system? (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Report: Racial disparity in Iowa City traffic stops trending down (Andy Davis, Iowa City Press-Citizen)

Seattle mayor calls for protection of tenants using rent subsidies (Daniel Beekman, The Seattle Times)

Smartphone app lets anyone report "suspicious people" in "transitional" St. Louis neighborhood (Carimah Townes, Think Progress)

Think millennials when you think of Latinos? Think younger (Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News)

Trump's New York surrogate uses racial slur to describe Obama (Aaron Rupar, Think Progress)

The unapologetic racial profilng of Muslims has become America's new normal (Haroon Mohhul, Quartz)

Veterans from World War II's all-black aviation unit on how they shattered racial stereotypes: "We proved that thinking wrong" (Tiare Dunlap, People)

What does it mean for America to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill? (Adrienne LaFrance, Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, Shauna Miller, Gillian B. White, The Atlantic)

When Americans thought hair was a window into the soul (Sarah Gold McBride, The Conversation)

Which white guy should Obama replace when we honor him on our currency? (Ben Mathis-Lilley, Slate)

Why Broadway is so white, part 2 - A change is gonna come (maybe) (Lee Seymour, Forbes)

Why I won't stop writing about racism (Cody Fenwick, Care2)

Woman who saw sister killed by white mob in 1969 has died (Associated Press, ABC News)

 

19/4

 

1 year after Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore is still in turmoil (Radio, Morning Edition, NPR)

The art of pandering to your non-white audience (Rembert Browne, New York Magazine)

The Asian-American vote (Frances Johnson, The Ithacan, New York)

Back to bedlam (Heather MacDonald, City Journal)

Black Lives Matter and America's long history of resisting civil rights protesters (Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post)

"Black lives matter" Joe Biden decries "institutional racism in America" (Charlie Spiering, Breitbart)

The Black Lives Matter movement is most visible on Twitter. Its true home is elsewhere. (Dani McClain, The Nation)

Case of Peter Liang-Akai Gurley delivers justice for no one (Leder, Newsday)

Civil rights and the sexual revolution need a divorce (Robert Oscar Lopez, The Federalist)

Colorblindness is an inherent form of racism (Jessica Wang, The Poly Post, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Californien)

Cops taunted black veteran as he died (Kate Briquelet, The Daily Beast)

Daily reads: Hollywood's unchecked wave of racial erasure, "Black-ish" rethinks the family sitcom, and more (Vikram Murthi, Criticwire)

Education secretary John King says this is an urgent moment for school desegregation (Rebecca Klein, The Huffington Post)

The disturbing racial bias in who we help when they need it most (Roberto A. Ferdman, The Washington Post)

Erasing black businesses: How denying who you are hurts the black economy (Terrence Chappell, Ebony)

Ex-New York officer gets 5 years of probation in fatal Brooklyn shooting (Video, Alan Feuer, The New York Times)

For the jury: Mistake or "culpable negligence" by deputy in man's death? (Christopher Lett, CNN)

Freddie Gray, 1 year later: What has changed in Baltimore? (Juliet Linderman, Associated Press)

Freddie Gray, one year later: Baltimore's black residents still waiting for changes (Baynard Woods, The Guardian)

Getting to black voters via text! (Richard Fowler, The Huffington Post)

Here's what happened when a video game began randomly assigning gender and race for its players (Bryan Dewan, Think Progress)

Hillary Clinton headed to Philly after Bill Clinton protester flap (Trymaine Lee, MSNBC)

Hillary Clinton's Philadelphia gun violence and policing event to include local victim's mother (Christopher "Flood the Drummer" Norris, The Good Men Project)

How Georgetown University once relied on the slave trade and new efforts to reconcile with its past (Radio, Adam Goodheart,

Craig Steven Wilder, Rachel Swarns, Adam Rothman, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington, DC)

How the myth of the "Irish slaves" became a favorite meme of racists online (Alex Amend, Southern Poverty Law Center)

Judge approves reform agreement between Ferguson, Justice Department (Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post)

A judge's fateful error in Peter Liang sentencing (Leder, New York Daily News)

Justice blind? Nope - it definitely sees color (Leonard Pitts, Jr., Miami Herald)

New voice for Latinos in media (Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), The Hill)

No prison time for Peter Liang, ex-NYPD cop who accidentally killed Akai Gurley (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

NYPD cop Peter Liang dodges prison for killing Akai Gurley (Emily Saul, Kevin Fasick, Kate Sheehy, New York Post)

One number more disturbing than the number of people killed by police this year (Zeeshan Aleem, Mic)

Peter Liang ruling is a travesty: Curtis Sliwa (Curtis Sliwa, New York Post)

Peter Liang's guilt is undeniable; we need to develop a system that "disregards race in favor of guilt" (Video, Jeff Raines, New York Daily News)

Peter Liang won't see jail time as manslaughter charge reduced (Chris Fuchs, NBC News)

Police mocked a black Army veteran as he lay dying on a jailhouse floor, according to lawsuit (Rafi Schwartz, Fusion)

Race and Racism 101 Lecture 1 Intro & Terminology (Sascha Vongehr, Science 2.0)

Sentencing for Peter Liang (J. Weston Phippen, The Atlantic)

This is what white millennials have to say about being white (Lilly Workneh, The Hufington Post)

When Christians won't say #BlackLivesMatter (Kevin Wright, The Huffington Post)

Why racism always trumps sexism: On Confirmation and The People vs. OJ Simpson (Shannon M. Houston, Paste)

 

18/4

 

3 reasons whites are blamed for everything (Mychal Massie, WND)

5 new Latino poetry books for National Poetry Month (Rigoberto González, NBC News)

9 Republicans who have actually worked to make America great (Lavita Tuff, Blavity)

The alt-right is more than warmed-over white supremacy. It's that, but way way weirder (Dylan Matthews, Vox)

Blackface photos spark controversy over racism at Houston high school (Hannah McBride, The Texas Observer)

A call to arms to end Chicago's shame (Jesse Jackson, Chicago Sun-Times)

Clinton crime bill. Why is it so controversial? (Jessica Lussenhop, BBC News)

Coalition calls for more police reforms after accontability report (Dana Rebik, WGN News Chicago)

Cops are still killing people, but the nation has stopped paying attention (Nick Wing, Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Court rejects Rep. Corrine Brown's demand for new congressional district (Mary Ellen Klas, Tampa Bay Times)

Documentary "Cincinnati Goddamn" focuses on police shootings of black men in the past (Andy Foltz, WCPO Cincinnati, Ohio)

Donald Trump's New York: Racially and politically polarized (Pema Levy, Mother Jones)

East Bay book club members kicked off Napa wine train settle lawsuit (Angela Ruggiero, The Mercury News, San Jose, Californien)

Erica Garner speaks poignantly about the real Eric Garner, her father (Video, The Root TV)

Ex-Iowa State basketball star details years of racial discrimination in lawsuit against coach (Patrick Redford, Deadspin)

Faith leaders to tackle drug war's racial divide in Harlem as UN meets nearby (Jessica Glenza, The Guardian)

Faltered dreams: What the deaths of Dr. King and Freddie Gray say about the nation (Dedrick Muhammad, The Huffington Post)

The forgotten recession that irrevocably damaged the American economy (Jeff Spross, The Week)

Former Iowa State women's basketball player alleges racial discrimination in lawsuit (Matt Bonesteel, The Washington Post)

Former Kean University students pleads guilty to threats against black students (NBC New York)

From cultural appropriation to appreciation, what do tacos have to do with it? (Stefani Cox, Big Think)

From Occupy to Black Lives Matter: how nonviolent resistance is shaping the 2016 elections (Erica Chenoweth, Vox)

Future doesn't belong to cities that revere the Confederacy, Landrieu tells WaPo (The Washington Post, The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

The growing racial and ethnic diversity of older adults (Wendy Fox-Grage, AARP (American Association of Retired Persons))

GENTRIFICATION SPOTLIGHT: How Portland is pushing out its black residents (Abigail Savitch-Lew, Colorlines)

Guest column five: How I learned about white privilege (Prof. Nathaniel Wade, Dept. of Psychology, Iowa State Daily)

GUEST COMMENTARY: Waking up to racism on a daily basis (Jill Richardson, Columbia Missourian)

Hillary confronted on "super predator" term on black radio show; calls Trump "dangerous," "cancer" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Hospital apologizes for volunteer's tirade against black man, family (The Grio)

How American progressivism, imperialism and eugenics spawned international drug control (Kenneth Anderson, The Influence)

How a New York police killing revealed the fractures in Asian American politics (Julia Carrie Wong, The Guardian)

How Dean Strang and Jerry Buting are making criminal justice reform sexy (Joanna Rothkopf, Jezebel)

How one Mississippi district made integration work (Jackie Mader (The Hechinger Report), The Huffington Post)

How the U.S. tax system disadvantages racial minorities (Christopher Faricy, The Washington Post)

I fell in love with a white man, and it made a lot of black people mad (Ama McKinley, The Huffington Post)

In close race, "unprecedented" push for Asian-American voters comes to N.Y. (Radio, Hansi Lo Wang, Morning Edition, NPR)

Is Scarlett Johansson too white for anime? (Ryu Spaeth, New Republic)

Judge sets hearing on prosecutors' latest request to compel officers' testimony in Freddie Gray case (Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun)

Judging people as good is also prejudice (Umm Zakiyyah, Muslimmatters.org)

The killing of Jose Cruz and the myth of the racist white cop (Aaron G. Fountain, Jr. (Latino Rebels), AlterNet)

Learning to "see beyond race" (Stephen H. Sachs, The Baltimore Sun)

Louisiana residents oppose Confederate monument removal by a wide margin (Julia O'Donoghue, The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

Mississippi: A state of white power and black self-determination in conflict (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

The most important protest of the 2016 election (Zoë Carpenter, Ari Berman, The Nation)

New docu-series exposes the flawed reality of racial profiling (Taryn Finley, The Huffington Post)

New land, expansionism, and affordability (Lyman Stone, Medium)

"Obamacare" delivers a big boost to those who need it most (Steve Benen, MSNBC)

The Obama crime wave comes to Minnesota [Updated] (John Hinderaker, PowerLine)

Octavia Butler's legacy, impact, and afrofuturism celebrated (Jazelle Hunt, NBC News)

On crime bill and the Clintons, young blacks clash with parents (Farah Stockman, The New York Times)

One year later, Baltimore still realing from Freddie Gray death, riots (Video, Melanie Eversley, USA Today)

On immigration, law is on Obama's side (Richard G. Lugar, The New York Times)

Pastors push to remove "slavery" from state constitution (Joey Bunch, The Denver Post)

PBS's "The Whiteness Project" seeks to expose racism (Mairead McArdle, NewsBusters)

The perils of being a black philosopher (Brad Evans, George Yancy, The New York Times)

Post series on police shootings wins Pulitzer Prize for national reporting (Paul Farhi, The Washington Post)

Progressive politics don't feel so inclusive when you're Latino (Roberto Lovato, Yes! Magazine)

Racial, ethnic disparities stubbornly endure in juvenile justice system, expert says (Daryl Khan, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange)

Radicals dressed as Black Panthers accost white man at Portland State University (Lee Stranahan, Breitbart)

Read between the racism: The serious lack of diversity in book publishing (Ilana Masad, Broadly)

The revolutionary life and strange death of a radical black mayor (Nathan Schneider, Vice)

Sanders dismisses the Deep South (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Spike Lee wants America to "wake up" in star-studded Bernie Sanders ad (Video, Taryn Finley, The Huffington Post)

St. Louis police sergeant indicted by feds for stealing from black officers association (Christine Byers, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Student's racist video spreads online, draws concern at elite private school (T. Rees Shapiro, The Washington Post)

Supreme Court divided on Obama's immigration actions (Ariane de Vogue, CNN)

Texas among worst for racist prison gangs, Anti-Defamation League study finds (Dane Schiller, The Houston Chronicle)

There is no scientific validity to this dangerous and pervasive notion - yet all of us are probably guilty of it (Ruchika Agarwal, Business Insider UK)

This is where Latino Facebook users come to vent about Donald Trump (Jorge Rivas, Fusion)

Tuskegee Airman reflects on service ahead of iconic fighter plane's restoration (Melissa Chan, Time)

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" doubles down on racial problems in season 2 (Claire Fallon, The Huffington Post)

VIDEO: NYPD officer appears to choke woman during traffic stop (Video, Rocco Parascandola, Dan Good, Graham Rayman, New York Daily News)

What prison takes away (Reginald Dwayne Betts, The Atlantic)

What you need to know about Monday's hearing in the Supreme Court immigration case (Dara Lind, Vox)

Why America's schools have a money problem (Radio, Cory Turner, Reema Khrais, Tim Lloyd, Alexandra Olgin, Laura Isensee, Becky Vevea, Daniel Carsen, NPR)

Why Bernie Sanders is wrong about the Deep South (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Why is it so tough to track police shootings in the Garden State? (Hank Kalet, NJ Spotlight, New Jersey)

 

17/4

 

African-Americans and the Clintons: Scenes from a political marriage (John Duchneskie, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

America's south embraces bigotry of the past, but a new coalition is fighting back (Michael Twitty, The Guardian)

The 'angry man’s candidate': George Wallace and the roots of the American Independent Party (Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times)

Anita Hill, reluctant hero (Kristal Brent Zook, The Nation)

Anti-slavery Hamilton may get to stay on $10 bill while genocidal slaver Jackson gets pushed off the $20 (Ryan Grim, Laura Barron-Lopez, Zach Carter, The Huffington Post)

Asian Americans are the best-educated group in US (Radio, Voice of America)

Bernie Sanders courts black voters at Harlem church (Yamiche Alcindor, The Boston Globe)

"Black Lives Matter" a teachable moment, or too touchy for school? (Erin Beck, Charleston Gazette-Mail, West Virginia)

"Ghost in the Shell": Scarlett Johansson plays Japanese character; whitewashing causes backlash from fans (Enrico Cuenca, Movie News Guide)

Hillary Clinton reaching out to Pa.'s black voters (Thomas Fitzgerald, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Horrors pile up quietly in "The Other Slavery" (Boganmeldelse, Genevieve Valentine, NPR)

Houston's Muslim-led plan to protect the homeland (Josh Siegel, The Daily Signal)

How racist are you? Take the quiz (Andrew Cohen, Newsweek)

In Brooklyn, Sanders addresses criminal justice and Black Lives Matter (Azi Paybarah, Politico New York)

In Jersey City, poor blacks subsidize rich whites (Tom Moran, NJ.com, New Jersey)

In living color (Emily Nussbaum, The New Yorker)

In last big test of Obama era, Supreme Court to take up immigration policy (David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times)

"Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan During Reconstruction": A Duquesne University scholar's comprehensive history (Boganmeldelse, Glenn C. Altschuler, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Minority faculty still underrepresented on Maryland campuses, straining professor and students (Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun)

The most powerful Republican voters live in the Bronx (Larry Buchanan, Nate Cohn, Josh Katz, Josh Keller, The New York Times)

Most racism is mundane (Jill Richardson (OtherWords), TruthOut)

My second great-grandmother was a Southern outlaw - and a slave (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

The next page: "The last Indian war" waged at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Lillian Thomas, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Pasadena Police need an independent auditor plus civilian oversight, report says (Courtney Tompkins, Pasadena Star-News, Californien)

People in Chicago don't need a report to know the cops are racist as hell (Deborah Douglas, Vice)

Prairie View street named for Sandra Bland, who died in police custody (Chris Siron, The Dallas Morning News)

Prison historic site takes hard look at mass incarceration (Natalie Pompilio, Associated Press)

Respectability politics are making black Americans sick (Veronica Y. Womack, Quartz)

The secret history of the photo at the center of the black Confederate myth (Adam Serwer, BuzzFeed)

Student removed from Southwest flight after making phone call in Arabic (Michael D. Regan, PBS Newshour)

Survey shows most supportive of immigrants (Brandon Mulder, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

Trial begins for ex-reserve who fatally shot unarmed man (Justin Juozapavicius (Associated Press), ABC News)

Victoria's Secret sued for racial profiling (Sabrina Rojas Weiss, Refinery29)

Were blacks better off as a people under segregation? (Floyd Rose, Valdosta Daily Times, Georgia)

White America's Obama-era freakout: What research can tell us about racial animus since 2008 (Sean McElwee, Salon)

Why gifted Latinos are often overlooked and underserved (Claudio Sanchez, NPR)

A year after Freddie Gray, families of others killed by police still seek justice (Baynard Woods, The Guardian)

A year's too long for justice in N.J. police-custody death (Milton W. Hinton Jr., NJ.com, New Jersey)

 

16/4

 

272 slaves were sold to save Georgetown. What does it owe their descendants? (Rachel L. Swarns, The New York Times)

1994 crime bill is a victim of revisionist history (Leder, The Sacramento Bee)

Accusations of discrimination, retaliation persist at Fort Myers Police Department (Sayfie Review, Miami Sun-Times, Florida)

African American businessman: "Donald Trump is not a racist, guys" (Vanessa Williams, The Washington Post)

After a blistering report, what's next for the embattled Chicago police? (Mark Guarino, Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

Always depend on the kindness of strangers? Nope (Talal Al-Khatib, Discovery News)

Artificial intelligence and racism (Andrew Heikkila, TechCrunch)

The battle for New York's key voting blocs in the primaries (Ford Fessenden, Sarah Almukhtar, The New York Times)

Bernie Sanders courts black voters at roundtable in Brooklyn (Matthew Chayes, Newsday)

Black women who deserve a book deal more than Rachel Dolezal, and more book news (Constance Grady, Vox)

Clinton campaign brings together relatives of street violence, police brutality, to discuss guns, criminal justice reform (Dale W. Eisinger, Denis Slattery, New York Daily News)

Defiant but peaceful, demonstrators march in the name of Freddie Gray (Jeff Barker, The Baltimore Sun)

Donald Trump in Patchogue (Jonathan Blitzer, The New Yorker)

Donald Trump is a fraud: I am a member of the white working class, and we must not fall for his lies (Stephanie Land, Salon)

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz's anti-immigration plan stalls GOP drive for key Hispanic vote in presidential election (Dareh Gregorian, New York Daily News)

Dylan Roof's Charleston massacre, other mass shootings have made some black people more acceptable of the 2nd amendment (Manny Otiko, Atlanta Black Star)

EXCLUSIVE: Black S.C. students suspended, expelled three times more often than whites (Video, Jamie Self, The State, Columbia, South Carolina)

Ex-Apprentice winner: Trump showed "racial insensitivity" on the show (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)

The exhausting and useless accusations of racism against "Hamilton" (John McWhorter, The Daily Beast)

GOP pushes ideological affirmative action for charter schools (Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press)

Grimsley: Harry Byrd's fight to end lynching (J. Edward Grimsley, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia)

Hillary Clinton faces a liberal war against the 1990s (Perry Bacon Jr., NBC News)

Immigration politics at the court (Leder, The New York Times)

In Harris County, there's more to do to reform unfair justice system (Lisa Falkenberg, Houston Chronicle, Texas)

L.A.'s effort to equip officers with body cameras stalls (Kate Mather, David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times)

Mavis Staples sings out: "If Dr. King could see what's going on right now, he would be very disappointed" (Scott Timberg, Salon)

Minneapolis shootings up sharply, particularly on North Side (Libor Jany, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Minority families share "the talk" they have with their children, ask for help (Jane Roberts, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee)

Muslim student kicked off Southwest Airlines for speaking Arabic (Melissa Cronin, Gawker)

NBA addresses front-office diversity hiring at owners meeting (Jeff Zillgitt, USA Today)

New study says "Trump effect" to blame for racist rhetoric at U.S. schools (Fox News Latino)

No charge a year after Freddie Gray's death, marchers say (Associated Press, ABC News)

"Not in our city": Portraits from an anti-Trump protest in New York City (Loubna Mrie, Kate Groetzinger, Quartz)

The planners vs. the people (Boganmeldelse, Blake Seitz, The Washington Free Beacon)

Poverty, compounded (Gillian B. White, The Atlantic)

Professional educator: Grades, showing up on time are a form of white supremacy (Blake Neff, The Daily Caller)

Promises of change after Freddie Gray's death echo the past (Video, Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun)

Racial justice takes center stage in New York primary (Alice Speri, The Intercept)

Racist then, racist now. The real story of Bill Clinton's crime bill (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Report on Chicago police exposes racism, politics in a city of tribes (John Kass, Chicago Tribune)

Rock 'n' roll isn't a "nonblack" thing: How racial stereotypes almost ruined my good time (Davida Green-Norris, The Root)

Shot in the back: Police violence in Albuquerque (Video, Al Jazeera)

The sordid history of the minimum wage (Thomas C. Leonard, TribLive, Pittsburgh)

Top Trump aide's college columns reveal he's a fan of torture and called racism claims "paranoia" (Scott Bixby (The Guardian), Raw Story)

Trumpism and Clintonism are the future (Michael Lind, The New York Times)

Turnout and a trim: Bid to boost black men's voting heads to the barbershop (Radio, Katie Colaneri, All Things Considered, NPR)

The Washington that failed Anita Hill (Esther Breger, New Republic)

What Seattle police can learn from an "out of control" department's turnaround in New England (Video, Steve Miletich, The Seattle Times)

When white privilege interrogates white privilege in America (Julian Cola, Dissident Voice)

White privilege conference opens day 2 by lauding cop killer (Blake Neff, The Daily Caller)

Why are American Jews so liberal? Sarah Silverman's sister has some answers (Bethany Mandel, The Federalist)

Why is Bernie Sanders slamming Southern Democrats? (Michael Tomasky, The Daily Beast)

Working-class heroes (Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker)

 

15/4

 

69 years later: Why Jackie Robinson STILL matters (Greg Simms Jr., Ebony)

Bill Clinton's crime bill destroyed lives, and there's no point denying it (Thomas Frank, The Guardian)

"The Birth of a Nation" starring Nate Parker debuts intense trailer (Video, Camille Augustin, Vibe)

Black lives don't matter, black votes do: the racial hypocrisy of Hillary and Bill Clinton (Richard W. Behan, CounterPunch)

Black Lives Matter activists remain unimpressed with Democratic candidates courting black vote (Alice Yin, The Boston Globe)

Black Lives Matter needs to address non-police crime, whether it wants to or not (Charles D. Ellison, The Hill)

"Bone Rooms": Where scientific racists stored their "evidence" (Boganmeldelse, Barbara J. King, The Washington Post)

Carson invokes Jim Crow to knock GOP primary rules (Video, Mark Hensch, The Hill)

Clemson students protest for racial inclusion on campus (Nikie Mayo, The Herald, Rock Hill, South Carolina)

Clinton crime bill in context (Julianne Malveaux, Richmond Free Press, Virginia)

Clinton, Sanders, and the myth of a monolithic "black vote" (Collier Meyerson, The New Yorker)

D.C.'s grim, unfinished business, 154 years after emancipation (Colbert I. King, The Washington Post)

DeRay Mckesson speaks on Black Lives Matter, Baltimore, Bill Clinton and that blue vest (Karen Attiah, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump is scaring the hell out of America's children, study finds (Zak Cheney-Rice, Mic)

Death row's race problem (David Oshinsky, The Wall Street Journal)

Debate over Oakland motto exposes racial divide, identity crisis (Rachel Swan, San Francisco Chronicle)

Exposing and challenging the subtler dynamics of modern racism (Jesse Benn, The Huffington Post)

A federal trial scrutinizing North Carolina's general assembly districts on their racial composition is almost over (Associated Press, Daily Journal, Johnson County, Indiana)

From the archives: Jackie Robinson, 1919-1972, A Man for All Seasons (Artikel fra 25. oktober 1972, Ross Newhan, Los Angeles Times)

"Greatest living painter"? MCA shows life's work of Kerry James Marshall (Video, Steve Johnson, Chicago Tribune)

"Had I not been a black male": State lawyer in racial-profiling scandal files complaint (Denis C. Theriault, The Oregonian)

Hear Willie D's provocative media assassination "Coon" (Christopher R. Weingarten, Rolling Stone)

Here's how Miles Davis and Nina Simone were alike and different (Michael J. West, The Washington Post)

Hillary has now repudiated all of Bill Clinton's presidency (Leder, Investor's Business Daily)

How Princeton's trustees ducked the most important issue raised by student protesters (Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post)

How the Peter Liang conviction sparked a debate about white privilege and America's "model minority" (Isabelle Niu, Fusion)

How to talk with your kids about Donald Trump (Allison Briscoe-Smith, Ph.D., The Huffington Post)

I couldn't disagree more with what David Brooks said in his article "How covenants make us" (Mark Baer, The Huffington Post)

In Trump country, an old cop hopes a wall comes down (Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner)

Is Jeremy Lin getting hacked in the NBA on account of his ethnicity? (Video, Ross Benes, Esquire)

It's Jackie Robinson Day, but baseball still has a problem with black people (Jamilah King, Mic)

Jackie Robinson as you don't know him - but should (Jeffrey Kluger, Time)

Jackie Robinson myth-busting gone wrong (Brad Snyder, Slate)

Judge denies Peter Liang's request for a new trial (Kenrya Rankin, Colorlines)

Latinos and the new battle for Texas (Roberto Lovato, The Nation)

"No regard": 7 stark findings on Chicago police treatment of blacks and Latinos (Video, Ray Sanchez, CNN)

People in Chicago don't need a report to know the cops are racist as hell (Deborah Douglas, Vice)

Police in Iowa investigate cross burning (Video, WILX, Lansing, Michigan)

Racial bias in pain assessment, treatment of black and white patients (Denise-Marie Ordway, Journalist's Resource)

Racially diverse "new majority" set to reshape US public schools (Stacy Teicher Khadaroo, The Christian Science Monitor)

The racism of good intentions (Carlos Lozada, The Washington Post)

Report on Chicago police exposes racism, politics in a city of tribes (John Kass, Chicago Tribune)

Richard Parker: After years of kicking around Latino voters, it’s payback time for GOP (Richard Parker, The Dallas Morning News)

Study: Racial discrimination to blame for HBCU's paying thousands more than white institutions to issue bonds (Kiersten Willis, Atlanta Black Star)

Suzan-Lori Parks stages the fight for freedom in her new Civil War-set play (Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times)

United States v. Texas, the biggest immigration case in a century, explained (Dara Lind, Vox)

Upstate chapter of Black Lives Matter releases video of meeting with Sanders (Scott Waldman, Politico New York)

Weekend DUI crackdowns target minority areas (Dennis Romero, LA Weekly)

What Anita Hill and, yes, Clarence Thomas taught "Confirmation's" Kerry Washington and Wendell Pierce (Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times)

 

14/4

 

5 signs of racial bias in the Chicago Police Department: Report (Joe Ward, DNAinfo)

ACLU works to block Kansas voter ID law ahead of 2016 elections (Toni Ann Booras, The Daily Caller)

After protests over race, Kansas experiments with a multicultural student government (Rio Fernandes, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

America's changing racial makeup won't magically save the Democratic Party (Julianne Hing, The Nation)

Black trauma remixed for your clicks (Niela Orr, BuzzFeed)

California effort is underway to allow undocumented immigrants to buy healthcare coverage (Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times)

California Latinos gravitating toward Bernie Sanders (Joe Garofoli, San Francisco Chronicle)

Chipotle and it's all-white board targeted by activist inventor group (Ben Miller, Denver Business Journal)

Donald Trump's "divisive" rhetoric raising racial tensions among students: Study (Glenn Minnis, Latin Post)

Ex-NAACP president demands Hillary apology for "CP time": No place for "racial stereotypes" (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)

The fed's new "war on drugs": Obama proposes $1.1 billion to expand care for opiod addicts (Melinda Carstensen, Fox News)

Finley: Bill Clinton got it right for a minute (Nolan Finley, The Detroit News)

Hillary Clinton fights to secure black vote in New York in face of recent racial missteps (Cathleen Decker, Los Angeles Times)

Hillary Clinton says whites need to listen to black Americans more (Leonardo Blair, The Christian Post)

How Disney's new Jungle Book corrects for years of troubling racial undertones (Manju Reijmer, The Week)

How "Nina" became a disaster movie (Kate Aurthur, BuzzFeed)

Kansas City schools end games with other district over slurs (Associated Press)

The lawyer who takes the cases no one wants (Aida Edemariam, The Guardian)

Minnesota sends minorities to prison at far higher rates than whites (Andy Mannix, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

The misplaced criticism of Clinton's crime bill (Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic)

New Cruz ad targets de Blasio: "He treats cops like criminals" (Cortney O'Brien, Town Hall)

Obama's power over immigration drives Supreme Court dispute (Mark Sherman, Associated Press)

On the campaign trail with Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson (Annalies Winny, Vice)

Opposing views: What would a Donald Trump presidency mean for black America? (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

A point-by-point response to BuzzFeed's questions for black people (Leah Donnella, NPR)

Police union chief: Task force had "built-in bias" before report (Jeremy Gorner, Dan Hinkel, Chicago Tribune)

Racial issues take center stage for Sanders, Clinton in New York (Laura Meckler, The Wall Street Journal)

Racism creeps into the most basic aspects of life (Jill Richardson (OtherWords), TruthDig)

A radical alliance of black and green could save the world (James Gustave Speth, J. Phillip Thompson III, The Nation)

Reel life: Why don't black heroes matter in movies? (Video, Dann Gire, The Daily Herald, Chicago)

Republicans unintentionally prompted this push to help 8 million immigrants become citizens (Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times)

Rise of the black superhero (David Betancourt, Michael Cavna, Shelly Tan, The Washington Post)

Segregation issue complicates de Blasio's housing push (Mireya Navarro, The New York Times)

So long to the "Sister Souljah moment" (Video, Kelly Riddell, The Washington Times)

Study finds New Jersey cops are racially profiling Latino & black drivers (Raquel Reichard, Latina)

"Superpredators" heightens divide between Clintons and new generation of black activists (Ruby Cramer, Darren Sands, BuzzFeed)

Trump urged to cancel event near place where Latino man was killed in 2008 (Joanna Walters, The Guardian)

What black Minnesotans who've been here for generations have in common with African immigrants (Ibrahi Hirsi, MinnPost, Minnesota)

What today's Democrats can learn from Bill Clinton's crime and welfare-reform bills (Joe Klein, Time)

When building your business means hiding that it's black-owned (Cheryl V. Jackson, Chicago Tribune)

The "Whiteness Project" is back, and it's whiter and more revealing than ever (Zak Cheney-Rice, Mic)

White student settles school racial harassment lawsuit (Evan Gahr, The Daily Caller)

White woman trying to stay relevant by writing book about racial identity (Matt Vespa, Town Hall)

Who owns "We Shall Overcome?" (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Why concern about race relations has jumped - for whites and blacks (Josh Kenworthy, The Christian Science Monitor)

You can't whitewash the alt-right's bigotry (Cathy Young, The Federalist)

 

13/4

 

The 1873 Colfax Massacre crippled the Reconstruction Era (Danny Lewis, Smithsonian)

Activist "squatters" take over home near Gray's arrest a year later (Catherine Rentz, The Baltimore Sun)

Americans divided on how much they trust their neighbors (George Gao, Pew Research Center)

Aurora's heavily white police force is firing at blacks (Sam Schanfarber, The Colorado Independent)

Black history banner defaces with bananas, prompts #BeingBlackAtClemson by students, faculty (Jazmine Ford, Atlanta Black Star)

Black Lives Matter protesters arrested in Chicago after teen's shooting by cops (Reuters, Newsweek)

Breaking the color line: The politics of signing Jackie Robinson (Chris Lamb, New Republic)

BuzzFeed had black people ask "black questions" and the internet tore them apart (Natasha Noman, Mic)

Charleston church shooting trial postponed to next year (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

Chicago police dept. plagued by systemic racism, task force finds (Monica Davey, Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

Chicago police "have no regard" for lives of minorities, report says (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

The Clintons can have their own opinions, but they can't have their own history (Charles P. Pierce, Esquire)

Columbia seeks to connect blacks with business opportunities to correct inequities (William Schmitt, The Columbia Missourian)

Committee makes 9 recommendations for Waller County Jail after death of Sandra Bland (Florian Martin, Houston Public Media, Texas)

The "Daily Show" breaks down the racist roots of romantic preferences (Video, Samantha Cowan, TakePart)

Did blacks really endorse the 1994 crime bill? (Elizabeth Hinton, Julilly Kohler-Hausmann, Vesla M. Weaver, The New York Times)

Dozens of killings by US police ruled justified without public being notified (Jon Swaine, Ciara McCarthy, The Guardian)

The duopoly vs. Trump (Srdja Trifkovich, Chronicles, Serbien)

Finally, the U.S. steps closer to racial healing with a national truth and reconciliation commission (Yessenia Funes, Yes! Magazine)

Frat brothers build a mock "border wall" in honor of Donald Trump (Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, Think Progress)

Freddie Gray made me proud of Baltimore (Evelyn Atieno, The Huffington Post)

GOP and Fox News give birth to Donald Trump (Susie Sampson, The Huffington Post)

Hannity freaks out: Nothing Trump said it racist... "That's total BS!" (Video, Ellen, NewsHounds)

Hillary Clinton decries America's failure to end racial discrimination and bigotry (David Usborne, The Independent, UK)

Hillary Clinton hits Trump, Cruz over racism: "Everyone sees this bigotry for what it is" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Hillary Clinton's agenda for black America (Russell Berman, The Atlantic)

Hillary Clinton says George Zimmerman "should have never had a gun in the first place" (Chuck Ross, The Daily Caller)

Hillary Clinton to speak at Al Sharpton's National Action Network convention (Maggie Haberman, The New York Times)

How the Peter Liang conviction sparked a debate about white privilege and America's "model minority" (Isabelle Niu, Fusion)

Is black fashion by definition political? (Courtney Yates, Refinery29)

"Is the wall here yet?" (J. Richard Cohen, The Huffington Post)

Jackie Robinson: Militant black Republican (Leah Wright Rigueur, The Root)

"Jackie Robinson": Race, then & now (Michael Sean Winters, National Catholic Reporter)

Jail reform tackles racial disparities (Brian Rogers, Houston Chronicle)

Lawyers ask to delay Charleston church shooting trial (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

The Los Angeles police shooting deemed unjustified (J. Weston Phippen, The Atlantic)

Mapping California's racial bias in sentencing traffic violations (Tanvi Misra, CityLab)

N.J. police chief accused of racial profiling hires former prosecutor (Anthony G. Attrino, NJ.com, New Jersey)

O.J.'s journey from super nigger to bad nigger (Mark P. Fancher, Black Agenda Report)

Our takeaway from the task force: Step back, Mr. Mayor (Leder, Chicago Tribune)

The patient called me "colored girl." The senior doctor training me said nothing (Jennifer Adaeze Anyaegbunam, The Huffington Post)

Phila. wins $3.5M grant to cut inmate numbers (Chris Hepp, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Protesters gather outside of Trump rally in Pittsburgh (Video, CBS News)

Protests break out in Chicago after cop kills 16-year-old during foot chase (Meg Wagner, New York Daily News)

Public Enemy logo prompts racial-profiling scandal at Oregon DOJ (Video, Andrea Noble, The Washington Times)

Race isn't just black or white (Rebekah Markillie, The Beacon, University of Portland)

Rachel Dolezal is writing a book about race (Thu-Huong Ha, Quartz)

Rapper Ice Cube on 2016, the Clintons and Black Lives Matter (Video, Bloomberg)

Recommendations for reform: Restoring trust between the Chicago Police and the communities they serve (Rapport, Police Accountabilty Task Force, Chicago)

Schools are underserving minority communities, and black and Latino parents have noticed (Laura Moser, Slate)

"She's killing us! Blood on her hands!": Black Lives Matter protester interrupts Chelsea Clinton event in Pittsburgh (Video, Sophia Tesfaye, Salon)

Should a policy's racist history matter? (Jason Bedrick, Ricochet)

Should cities pay criminals to not commit crimes? (Monica Potts (New America), Time)

Snoop Dogg calls Arnold Schwarzenegger "racist" and many other choice things in Instagram videos (Video, Jessica P. Ogilvie, Los Angeles Magazine)

Sprint featured a white woman calling T-Mobile "ghetto" in an ad - it didn't go over well (Kathleen Wong, Mic)

A student's satirical essay calls for extermination of black people, stokes racial tensions (T. Rees Shapiro, The Washington Post)

Texas photo ID law stands despite challenges since Supreme Court ruling weakened Voting Rights Act (David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times)

Thanks to #BlackLivesMatter, prosecutors who bungle police shooting cases face tough election fights (Jennifer Ball, In These Times)

"The Trump Effect": Hatred, fear and bullying on the rise in schools (Christina Wilkie, The Huffington Post)

The "Trump effect" is spiking racist bullying in US schools: Surveys (Jake Flanagin, Quartz)

The Trump effect: The impact of the presidential campaign on our nation's schools (Rapport, Southern Poverty Law Center)

Watch Barack Obama joke about black people being late (Video, Tommy Christopher, Mediaite)

We confronted Bill Clinton about race: "In that moment he revealed himself and his true thoughts on black people" (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

What we're still getting wrong about Thomas Jefferson (Lily Rothman, Time)

When state elections have more racially diverse candidates, policies to tackle inequality are less likely to be seen as important. (Konstantinos Matakos, Dimitrios Xefteris, London School of Economics US Centre)

White supremacist Morris Gulett launches new racist church (Bill Morlin, Southern Poverty Law Center)

Who owns 'We Shall Overcome'? All of us, a lawsuit claims (Radio, Elizabeth Blair, All Things Considered, NPR)

Why this cop's conviction brought thousands of Asian Americans into New York's streets (Frank Shyong, Los Angeles Times)

"Worried" about race relations? You're answering the wrong question (Liz Dwyer, TakePart)

 

12/4

 

Addressing racial bias and "school-to-prison pipeline" (Ryanne Persinger, The Philadelphia Tribune)

Anniversary of Freddie Gray's arrest: What's happened since (Mariam Khan, ABC News)

Bill Clinton grapples uncomfortably with the then and the now (Dan Balz, The Washington Post)

Bill Clinton is wrong about his crime bill. So are the protesters he lectured. (John Pfaff, The New York Times Magazine)

Bill Clinton’s bad response about his old bad law (Leonard Pitts, Jr., Miami Herald)

The Civil War returns to New Orleans (Lawrence Davidson, CounterPunch)

Clinton airs racial justice ad in PA (VIDEO) (Video, Jason Addy, PoliticsPA, Pennsylvania)

Clinton on racial joke: It was de Blasio's skit (Video, Rebecca Savransky, The Hill)

The complicated racial history of the hoodie - before it became a $1,000 luxury item (Rachel Lubitz, Mic)

Dem Rep Rangel: "Un-American" to disregard other people's feelings, GOP "anti-racial" and "pro-dixiecrat" party (Video, Ian Hanchett, Breitbart)

Findings of Sandra Bland jail death probe released (Dane Schiller, The Houston Chronicle)

Gallup poll reveals Obama has turned back clock on race relations (Leder, Investor's Business Daily)

"Ghetto," by Michael Duneier (Boganmeldelse, Khalil Gibran Muhammad, The New York Times)

#Gitmo2Chicago: New internal police documents reveal the beatings, torture used against black men at Homan Square (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Here's why Bill de Blasio and Hillary Clinton's joke bombed - they're not funny people! (Video, Gersh Kuntzman, New York Daily News)

How can we address decades of discrimination against entrepreneurs of color? (Andrea Levere, The Huffington Post)

How politics played a major role in the signing of baseball great Jackie Robinson (Chris Lamb, The Conversation)

How the race card was played against Anita Hill (Tracy L. Scott, The Root)

How to win without winning: What Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump can learn from Jesse Jackson (Errol Louis, New York Daily News)

Interracial couple faces their families' biases on new reality show (Taryn Finley, The Huffington Post)

Is "culture" killing America's poor? (Jeff Spross, The Week)

LAPD killing of unarmed homeless man in Venice was unjustified, Police Commission says (Kate Mather, Los Angeles Times)

A machinery of denial (Albert Samaha, BuzzFeed)

Met Council report explores reasons for racial disparities in Twin Cities (Radio, Laura Yuen, Riham Feshir, Minnesota Public Radio)

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio defends 'colored people time' joke he made with Hillary Clinton (Sara Mimms, Vice News)

NYPD gets sued after kicking wrong family out of home (Sarah Ryley, Stephen Rex Brown, ProPublica)

O'Reilly to Trump: Many blacks "ill-educated and have tattoos on their foreheads" (Video, Andrew Kirell, The Daily Beast)

O'Reilly: "What's the beef" if blacks committing more crimes? (Cheryl Chumley, WND)

Panel calls for major changes at Texas jail that held Sandra Bland (David Montgomery, The New York Times)

The paradox of Bernie Sanders and the black voter (Salim Muwakkil, In These Times)

The prison visit that cost my family $2,370 (Eli Hager, Rui Kaneya, The Marshall Project)

Protesters disrupt traffic on Eisenhower Expressway over teen's fatal shooting by police (Video, NBC Chicago)

Rachel Dolezal writing book on racial identity, has no regrets: "I'm still me" (Video, The Today Show)

Racial profiling debate: 3 questions on policing in N.J. (Jessica Mazzola, NJ.com, New Jersey)

School district settles case over white student's claims of racial harassment (Selim Algar, New York Post)

"Shameful and dangerous": Civil rights group rips Black Lives Matter surveillance (Denis C. Theriault, The Oregonian)

Stand up to the campus bullies before it's too late (Stephen Self, Town Hall)

Students beat and bullied me for being white (Selim Algar, New York Post)

There is nothing accidental about school segregation (Jake Blumgart, Slate)

This white nationalist who shoved a Trump protester may be the next David Duke (Video, Joe Heim, The Washington Post)

Trump, when pressed on racial issues. Not only about economy, Americans are losing their spirit (Frieda Powers, BizPac Review)

Two old white men spoke about racial problems on Fox News (Video, Jack Holmes, Esquire)

Unpacking the experience of Korean-American adoptees (Radio, Minnesota Public Radio)

What does time perception have to do with racial disparities? (Radio, Shankar Vedantam, NPR)

What income and geography mean for life expectancy (Radio, Dr. Susan J. Blumenthal, Neil Irwin, Laudy Aron, Joel Achenbach, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington, DC)

When Bernie Sanders, conventional politician, called for still more mass incarceration (Michael Tomasky, The Daily Beast)

When NYC cops all looked like this, they were the highest paid force in the country. (Maura Grunlund, Staten Island Live, New York)

White versus white America (Victor Davis Hanson, National Review)

Why Mrs. Clinton needs to say more about the crime bill (Leder, The New York Times)

Wisconsin students shout racial slurs at Latina soccer players: "Donald Trump, build that wall!" (Jose Serrano, Latin Post)

 

11/4

 

The 50 best colleges for African-Americans (Kenneth Terrell, Essence)

Alderman approve $6.5 million in police misconduct payouts (Paris Schutz, Chicago Tonight, WTTW, Chicago)

Another case of police murder in New Orleans (Daniel Werst, Socialist Worker)

Are charter schools a cause of - or a solution to - segregation? (Matt Banum, The 74)

Are sex offenders white? (Judith Levine, Erica Meiners, CounterPunch)

Are town's cops racially profiling drivers? Ticketing, ethnic make-up don't match, study says (Jessica Mazzola, NJ.com, New Jersey)

The battle against prisons for kids (Natasha Lennard, The Nation)

Bill Clinton and the hypocrites (Robin Smith, The Patriot Post)

Bill Clinton, "Black Lives" and the myths of the 1994 crime bill (Marc Mauer, The Marshall Project)

Bill Clinton's in trouble for telling the truth to Black Lives Matter (Rich Lowry, New York Post)

Bill Clinton still boosts Hillary's campaign despite clash with protesters (Sabrina Siddiqui, David Taylor, The Guardian)

Bill Clinton's stumble on race highlights risk to campaign (Niall Stanage, The Hill)

Black Lives Matter vs. the LAPD: Are the police unfairly targeting & surveiling the movement? (Video, Democracy Now)

Can DeRay Mckesson turn 330,000 Twitter followers into 20,000 votes? (Carl Bialik, FiveThirtyEight)

Chicago panel recommends $6.4M for 2 police custody deaths (Don Babwin, Associated Press)

Chicago: Wealthy flee "Chiraq" following rising gun crime and racial tensions (Brendan Cole, International Business Times, UK)

DeRay Mckesson won't be elected mayor of Baltimore. So why is he running? (Greg Howard, The New York Times Magazine)

Driving while black: Cops target minority drivers in this mostly white New Jersey town (Tess Owen, Vice)

Dylann Roof lawyers want more preparation time, seek delay in state trial (Andrew Knapp, The Charleston Post and Courier)

Gun violence spiked - and arrests declined - in Chicago right after the Laquan McDonald video release (Rob Arthur, Jeff Asher, FiveThirtyEight)

How climate change tore apart a Native American community in the bayou (Daniel Rivero, Fusion)

How geography changes life expectancy for America's poorest (Video, PBS Newshour)

The impact of Curtin's pivotal decisions in desegregation cases is still being felt (The Buffalo News, New York)

In Pa. and elsewhere, death penalty is dying a slow death (Michaelle Bond, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Is Bill Clinton becoming a liability with black voters? (Video, Adam Howard, MSNBC)

Is crime data validating the "Ferguson effect"? (Anthony Chibarirwe, The Philadelphia Trumpet, Philadelphia Church of God)

It's time for the tech industry to make racism a fireable offense (Erica Baker, Quartz)

The Jackie Robinson story: Ken Burns documentary captures the man and the movement (Peter Dreier, The American Prospect)

The messy, very human politics of Bill Clinton's crime bill (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Michelle Alexander: Bill Clinton's rant was a tutorial on all that's wrong with the "New Democrats" (Michelle Alexander, San Francisco Bay View)

Misdirection and the theater of the racially disingenuous (Charles Michael Byrd, The Daily Caller)

More Chicago cops will be getting body cameras this year (Mike Ewing, Chicagoist)

The pain gap: Why doctors offer less relief to black patients (Keith Wailoo, The Daily Beast)

Panel to hold clemency hearing for Georgia death row inmate (Kate Brumback (Associated Press), ABC News)

The persistence of racial bias and inequality in America (Læserbrev, The New York Times)

Poll: Race relations tension hits 15-year-high (Cortney O'Brien, Town Hall)

Prejudice reduced after just brief periods of meditation (Douglas LaBier, The Huffington Post)

Race and the death penalty (Læserbrev, The New York Times)

Racially charged joke by Hillary Clinton and Bill de Blasio leaves some cringing (Video, Amy Chozick, The New York Times)

The "Real Housewives of Potomac" are still debating race and who's black enough (Toni Akindele, Essence)

The real reason mass incarceration happened (Matthew Yglesias, Vox)

Redeeming Lincoln (Jonathan White, First Things)

Report cites racial bias in suspension of drivers licenses (Rapport, Los Angeles Times)

Report: immigrant students blocked from enrolling in school (Garance Burke (Associated Press), The Washington Post)

The scientific way to train white people to stop being racist (Katherine Kirkinis, Sarah Birdsong, Quartz)

SFPD practices unfairly target black and brown drivers (Leder, San Francisco Chronicle)

That time Bill de Blasio and Hillary Clinton made a "colored people time" joke (Rembert Browne, New York Magazine)

Trump to speak near hate crime site? (Video, Michael D'Antonio, CNN)

Watch Hillary Clinton participate in a joke about "colored people time" (Video, Ben Mathis-Lilley, Slate)

We weren't "spying," CPD says after protester surveillance revealed (Ted Cox, DNAinfo)

Whites receive more state funding for autism services than other racial/ethnic groups (Science Daily)

Why Bill Clinton's Black Lives Matter comments were wrong about everything (Ben Gran, Paste)

 

10/4

 

1 year after Freddie Gray, police work to heal city's wounds (Juliet Linderman, Associated Press)

50 ways to choose Chicago's next top cop (Andy Shaw, Chicago Sun-Times)

After Black Lives Matter dust-up, Bill and Hillary Clinton shore up support with black voters (Abby Phillip, The Washington Post)

Bernie and Hillary, on the stump in the multiracial city (Julianne Hing, The Nation)

Bill Clinton: 'Bout time Dems tell the truth about BLM (Lloyd Marcus, American Thinker)

Bill Clinton has lost his superpower: Why his confrontation with BLM was such a stunning mistake (Gary Legum, Salon)

Black, Latino parents say expectations for poor children too low in public schools (Sarah Tully, Education Week)

Campuses are places for open minds - not where debate is closed down (Jonathan Haidt, The Guardian)

Casting and color: "Hamilton" and Broadway history (Denise Oliver Velez, Daily Kos)

Common words and phrases that have seriously racist roots (Adeshina Emmanuel, Attn)

For a "third Reconstruction": An interview with Bill Fletcher, Jr. (E. San Juan, Jr., MRzine, Monthly Review, New York)

"Hamilton" and history: Are they in sync? (Jennifer Schuessler, The New York Times)

Hillary addresses Bill's #BlackLivesMatter outburst: He wants people to "listen" to each other (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)

How baseball is failing the demographics test (Jay Caspian Kang (The New York Times), The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina)

How do you help former inmates find housing without endangering landlords and their tenants? (Leder, Los Angeles Times)

How racial discrimination costs billions (Rebecca McCray, TakePart)

How "The Wire" is inspiring new classroom curricula (Video, PBS Newshour)

If you don't rent to criminals, are you a racist? (Jeff Jacoby, Town Hall)

Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson is "the most important person" in baseball history (Video, Emily Schultheis, Face the Nation, CBS News)

Ken Burns on his new Jackie Robinson documentary: "It's about Black Lives Matter" (Edwin Rios, Mother Jones)

A look at police use-of-force cases before Freddie Gray (Associated Press)

A new divide in American death (Joel Achenbach, Dan Keating, Kennedy Elliott, Weiyi Cai, The Washington Post)

The N.J. town that has spent $3M since 2011 - just to settle police lawsuits (Brian Amaral, NJ.com, New Jersey)

Racial disparity study found problems in St. Louis, city contends progress is being made (CBS St. Louis)

The radical political independence of Jackie Robinson (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

Report: California traffic stops, arrests hit minorities harder (Jeremy B. White, The Sacramento Bee)

Some parents of color don't think schools are even trying to educate their children (Rebecca Klein, The Huffington Post)

St. Louis County moms help white parents talk about race with kids (Kristen Taketa, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

There is no justice without ending money bail (Rashad Robinson, Cherise Fanno Burdeen, The Root)

Why Bernie Sanders doesn't talk about being Jewish (Seth Mandel, The Jewish Press, Brooklyn, New York)

Wisconsin high school girls soccer team traumatized by racist chants during game: "Donald Trump, build that wall" (Alfred Ng, New York Daily News)

You're now a racist if you say schools need to be safer (Paul Sperry, New York Post)

 

9/4

 

Almost 50 years later, John Carlos' protest still sets tone for athlete activism (Luke Decock, The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina)

Are white parents the only ones who hate standardized testing? (Rebecca Klein, The Huffington Post)

Author: Country still feeling effects of Great Migration (Mark Curnutte, The Cincinnati Enquirer)

Bernie Sanders addresses religion and race in Harlem (Video, CBS News)

Bernie Sanders makes play for minority vote at Apollo event (Evelyn Rupert, The Hill)

Bill Clinton's ugly defense of his crime bill that harmed black communities (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

Black culture isn't the problem – systemic inequality is (Boots Riley, The Guardian)

Civil rights activists support Sanders in new ad (Yamiche Alcindor, The New York Times)

Donald Trump and the return of right-wing statism (Jonah Goldberg, National Review)

Enhance trust in the police (Leder, The Charleston Post and Courier, South Carolina)

Fact-checking Bill Clinton's defense of his legacy on crime and poverty (Mona Chalabi, Jan Diehm, The Guardian)

Indianapolis conciders proposal to increase police diversity (Associated Press, Fox19, Cincinnati, Ohio)

Memphis is stuck in the past (Ted Evanoff, The Memphis Commercial Appeal)

Morris Brown receives $900,000 to fight HIV/AIDS in Atlanta (Angela Bronner Helm, The Root)

#Notalltrumpvoters: The media's new big lie lets racist Donald Trump backers off the hook (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Obama: The enemy within (Burt Prelutsky, The Patriot Post)

Police brutality and homelessness collide in aftermath of San Francisco killing (Julia Carrie Wong, The Guardian)

Portland Community College's "Whiteness History Month" lets the silly, racial PC all hang out (Video, Dave Huber, The College Fix)

Racism and bioethics (Xavier Symons, BioEdge)

Report: Police exhibit "shooter bias" against black people, blackness determines whether unarmed people are shot to death by cops (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Some blacks did support Bill Clinton's crime bill. Here's why (Alicia Montgomery, NPR)

Southern Illinois University continues investigations into alleged racist language on campus (Nefeteria Brewster, The Southern Illinoisian)

WATCHDOGS: Undercover cops, Rahm aides kept tabs on protesters (Mick Dumke, Chicago Sun-Times)

What Martin Luther King, Jr. can teach us about the Panama papers (Matthew Rozsa (The Good Men Project), Salon)

When lead affects learning (Sascha Brodsky, The Atlantic)

When prison reform means prison expansion (Maya Schenwar, Truthout)

Why Bill Clinton is right about Black Lives Matter (Marjorie Romeyn-Sanabria, The National Interest)

Why don't blacks believe that #BlackLivesMatter? (Ethel C. Fenig, American Thinker)

Why they hate us (Video, Fareed Zakaria, CNN)

 

8/4

 

Addressing mass incarceration with evidence-based reform (William A. glaston, Elizabeth McElvein, Brookings)

After all these years, are these movies still funny? (Mark Caro, Forward)

After clash with Black Lives Matter, N.Y. activists question Bill Clinton's apology (Darren Sands, BuzzFeed)

The alt right: Not anonymous losers - but winners with something to lose (that's the problem) (Alexander Hart, VDARE.com)

Anchor Wendy Bell and the black gunman. Do you get fired for being wrong or right? (Steve Sailer, VDARE.com)

Apparently, realistic firearms training is now racist (Bob Owens, Bearing Arms)

Bernie or bust is not a "silly argument" for marginalized individuals (Madhuri Sathish, Bustle)

Betsy McCaughey: Hillary running "most racist" campaign in modern history (Video, Cathy Burke, Newsmax)

Between Bill Clinton and Black Lives Matter, a generational divide (Peter Grier, The Christian Science Monitor)

Beyond repair: Chicago's Independent Police Review Authority (Leder, Chicago Tribune)

Bill Clinton just gave criminal justice reformers another reason to be cautious of Hillary (German Lopez, Vox)

Bill Clinton paid the price for accidentally telling the truth (Leder, New York Post)

Bill Clinton says he regrets showdown with Black Lives Matter protesters (Amy Chozick, The New York Times)

Bill Clinton speaks truth to #BlackLivesMatter power (Thomas Lifson, American Thinker)

Bill Clinton's tone deaf response to BLM protester in stark contrast to Bernie Sanders (Reno Berkeley, Inquisitr)

Bill Clinton thought he was talking to Black Lives Matter activists in Philly. He wasn't (Jamilah King, Mic)

Bill Clinton tries to rewrite history on his crime bill (Lauren Victoria Burke, The Root)

Bill Clinton yells at Black Lives Matter protesters, defends violent crime bill (Liz Fields, Vice News)

Bill O'Reilly whitesplains to Tavis Smiley that Donald Trump is not a racist (Video, Ellen, Newshounds)

Bubba bites back (Heather MacDonald, City Journal)

Candidates of color for the Minnesota legislature struggle to break into state politics (Ricardo Lopez, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Clintons wrestle with a black generation gap (Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune)

The Daily 202: Bill Clinton's argument with Black Lives Matter protesters is 2016's Sister Souljah moment (James Hohmann, The Washington Post)

The disturbing reason why doctors may undertreat their black patients (Taryn Hillin, Fusion)

Farewell to Sister Souljah moments (Jonathan S. Tobin, Commentary)

Ferguson, Mo. and the Glendale officer who tried to mend rifts (Paul Giblin, The Arizona Republic)

Frequency of hard fouls on Jeremy Lin raise suspicion of racial bias among NBA officials (Gabriel Reilich, Good)

From multiracial children to gender identity, what some demographers are studying now (D'Vera Cohn, Pew Research Center)

Georgia inmate asks high court to consider juror racial bias (Kate Brumback (Associated Press), ABC News)

Group advocating "racial justice" marches on Denver's 16th Street mall (Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post)

Harper Lee, the national antidote (Diane McWhorter, Slate)

Harvard dedicates plaque for slaves who worked at school centuries ago (Katrina Pascual, Tech Times)

Hispanic group: Cop made racist remarks in St. John (Michelle L. Quinn (Post-Tribune, Indiana), Chicago Tribune)

How "Hamilton" helps me teach about xenophobia and immigration (Brian Mooney, PBS Newshour)

How states are moving to police bad cops (Sarah Childress, PBS Frontline)

In Defense of Bill Clinton (The Wall Street Journal)

In Ken Burns' new documentary, Rachel Robinson finally gets her due (Peter Dreier, The Huffington Post)

Let Confederate emblem on Mississippi flag go (Otis W. Pickett, The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

Mayhem in the classroom (Katherine Kersten, The Weekly Standard)

Melissa Harris-Perry talks leaving MSNBC: It was "painful to be discarded in that way" (Jazmine Ford, Atlanta Black Star)

Michelle Obama, blunt on Indian issues, to give commencement speech (Gregg Toppo, USA Today)

NC listed among states with the most death row inmates (Fox8, High Point, North Carolina)

New study on drug use confirms what black people have been saying this whole time (Philip Lewis, Mic)

Nothing Bill Clinton said to defend his welfare reform is true (Zach Carter, The Huffington Post)

Obama administration sticking it to whitey (Robert Weissberg, American Thinker)

"Officer, why did you pull me over?" (Alexander Fisher, The Graphic, Pepperdine University, Malibu, Californien)

Opinion: Bill Clinton proves racism is not a partisan affair (Alex Corey, The Colorado Independent)

Opinion: Think you aren't racist? Test yourself (Gabriel Gottlieb, Robert Rack, The Cincinnati Enquirer)

Penalizing the palefaces (Dave Shiflett, The Wall Street Journal)

Portland is the most livable city in America - except if you're Muslim (Lawrence Pintak, Foreign Policy)

"A premature and unnatural death" in rural Oklahoma (Eli Saslow, The Washington Post)

Princeton, Woodrow Wilson and the complex legacy of race in America (Tim Snyder, Cognoscenti, WBUR, Boston)

Racial disparities in SF traffic searches raise concerns of bias (Joaquin Palomino, San Francisco Chronicle)

Remembering King: Breaking the silence (Jim Wallis, The Huffington Post)

Robinson: Black voters will support Clinton (Video, Morning Joe, MSNBC)

Schools spend more money policing students than helping them (Shi'kera Carr, Ruth Jeannoel, The Root)

Segregation in Iowa: Musician faced it firsthand (Kyle Munson, The Des Moines Register, Iowa)

A shock: Bernie is actually bagging black votes (Earl Ofari Hutchinson, The Huffington Post)

Sidney Poitier legacy still looms large in post-#OscarsSoWhite era (Adam Howard, MSNBC)

Sotomayor: Court needs greater diversity, in several ways (Jennifer Peltz (Associated Press), ABC News)

Soul brother? Bill Clinton and black Americans (Kevin Alexander Gray, CounterPunch)

Student sit-in a Duke University building ends (Martha Waggoner (Associated Press), The Washington Times)

The Supreme Court extremism of Clarence Thomas and Chuck Grassley (Jeffrey Toobin, The New Yorker)

Surprising no one, white man bests black woman to become final "American Idol" winner (Justin Wm. Moyer, The Washington Post)

Surveillance debate gets a needed dose of racial perspective (Jenna McLaughlin, The Intercept)

"Tell the truth": Bill Clinton clashes with Black Lives Matter protesters (Video, Fox News)

This video is trying to end the racial divide in the beauty aisle (Gabrille Dyer, Look, UK)

Topics of race complicate conversations (Spencer Hardwick, The Kansas City Star)

The truth about "American Idol" and white guys (Kelsey McKinney, Fusion)

What's wrong with "work or jail" (Noah Zatz, Los Angeles Times)

What "The People vs. OJ. Simpson" got wrong about the jury (Sarah Marshall, Fusion)

Why a conservative legal organization is desperately trying to kill the Indian Child Welfare Act (Josh Israel, Bryan Dewan, Think Progress)

Why Bill Clinton is the least-deserving honorary black person, explained (Damon Young, The Root)

Why Gavin Newsom's gun law won't help (Adam Winkler, Los Angeles Times)

Why I refuse to send people to jail for failure to pay fines (Ed Spillane, The Washington Post)

Why talented black and Hispanic students can do undiscovered (Susan Dynarski, The New York Times)

Why Trump is doomed with black voters (Leah Wright Rigueur, The Atlantic)

Why was Peter Liang one of so few cops convicted for killing an unarmed man? (Jaeah Lee, Mother Jones)

 

7/4

 

9 stories that powerfully capture what it's like to be multiracial (Kyli Singh, The Huffington Post)

April is Confederate History Month in Marion County (Video, David Williams, Fox35 (WOFL), Orlando, Florida)

Bill Clinton suggests Black Lives Matter protesters defend child murderers (Josh Hafner, USA Today)

Bill Clinton vs. Black Lives Matter: "You're defending the people who kill the lives you say matter" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Bill is right: Black Lives Matter activists are free speech superpredators (Lee Stranahan, Breitbart)

Black Lives Matter protesters target Bill Clinton on campaign trail; he throws Biden under the bus (Kelly Riddell, The Washington Times)

Clinton camp denies losing control of their message, despite Bill criticizing Black Lives Matter [VIDEO] (Steve Guest, The Daily Caller)

College sports get overall B in hiring of minorities, women (Terrance Harris, Associated Press)

A conversation with Ken Burns about Jackie Robinson, heroes, and the need to embrace complexity (Jack Moore, GQ)

Donald Trump's plan to build a wall is really dangerous (Aaron Klein, Brookings)

Duke responds to some of protesters' demands, but they refuse to leave the administration building (Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post)

Facial-recognition software might have a racial bias problem (Clare Garvie, Jonathan Frankle, The Atlantic)

Facing Oregon's racial history (Radio, Geoffrey Riley, Emily Cureton, Jefferson Public Radio, Oregon)

Former president Clinton defends 1996 crime bill, "super-predators" remark (Joseph P. Williams, U.S. News & World Report)

A free-speech debate devoid of facts (Vann R. Newkirk II, The Atlantic)

The GOP is now openly bragging about suppressing voters (Thom Hartmann, AlterNet)

A historical analysis of racial tensions within the Pepperdine community (Berkley Mason, The Graphic, Pepperdine University, Malibu, Californien)

Last year I accused YouTube of failing to promote black talent. Here's what happened next. (Akilah Hughes, Fusion)

The Nationals built a gleaming baseball field in a struggling community. Can it really help black kids? (Kiley Kroh, Think Progress)

PBS's Smiley: Cruz & Trump "running segregated campaigns," GOP "anti-American" (Video, Brad Wilmouth, NewsBusters)

Playing the race card (Cokie and Steven Roberts, The Journal Tribune, Maine)

President Bill Clinton gets it wrong on mass incarceration (Video, Antonio Moore, The Huffington Post)

Queer women are shaping Chicago's Black Lives Matter movement (Derrick Clifton, Chicago Reader)

Race, art, and essentialism (George Packer, The New Yorker)

Reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones is asked by well-known white writer how she got her job (Richard Prince, The Root)

Rorschach's crime bill (Vann R. Newkirk II, The Atlantic)

Running on racial issues, Black Lives Matter leader DeRay Mckesson polls at less than 1 percent in Baltimore mayoral race (Kate Scanlon, The Blaze)

The shocking truth behind the police shooting of Navajo mom Loreal Tsingine (Jorge Rivas, Fusion)

St. John police accused of racial profiling (Carole Carlson (Post-Tribune, Indiana), Chicago Tribune)

To reform the police, we have to expand democratic power over them (Ben Rosenfield, In These Times)

Trump's wall idea has Mexico pissed - but immigrants keep trying to cross the border (Nathaniel Janowitz, Vice News)

Understanding what makes Donald Trump voters tick: Is it just racism? (Ian Haney López, Matt Morrison, In These Times)

A unified push for closing Minnesota's racial gaps (Leder, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Washington can't fix broken policing (Timothy Lynch, The National Interest)

Watch Bill Clinton and Black Lives Matter protesters clash for 10 straight minutes (Video, Kia Makarechi, Vanity Fair)

What drives baseball's culture wars? (Michael Brendan Dougherty, The Week)

Who relies on public transit in the U.S. (Monica Anderson, Pew Research Center)

Why Broadway is so white, part 1: Real estate, nepotism and David Mamet (Lee Seymour, Forbes)

Why Duke protesters are refusing to leave that administration building (+video) (Christina Beck, The Christian Science Monitor)

Why Republicans cry political correctness (Laila Lalami, The Nation)

 

6/4

 

1960s climate of Tulsa marked by prejudice, segregation and racial slurs (Jim North, The Connection, Tulsa Community College, Oklahoma)

Anchorwoman's ouster exposes risks for whites talking race (Errin Haines Whack (Associated Press), ABC News)

Carla Wallach: The revival of racial quotas in American (Carla Wallach, Stamford Advocate, Connecticut)

Chicago to pay $4.9 million to family of man dragged in handcuffs (Reuters, The Huffington Post)

A civil rights hero who disappeared (Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed)

College kids aren't the only ones demanding "safe spaces" (Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone)

Commission debates racial disparities in policing (Jack Craver, Austin Monitor, Texas)

DeRay Mckesson (Jack Dorsey, Interview Magazine)

Disrespecting Obama: Race, class, empire, and identity politics (Paul Street, CounterPunch)

Donald Trump's immigration policy might be extreme, but it's surprisingly serious (Dara Lind, Vox)

Ferguson voters give split result on funding police overhaul (Monica Davey, The New York Times)

Gap sorry for "offensive" ad that made young black girl seem like a prop to some (Video, Yanan Wang, The Washington Post)

How the city of Seattle trashes homeless people's belongings and chases them around town (Ansel Herz, The Stranger, Seattle)

How the Justice Department has handled other police consent decrees (Ken Hare, Chicago Defender)

Islamophobia on Fox News: Delusional "Fox and Friends" pundit Bo Dietl equates Muslim communities with "motorcycle gangs up in the Bronx" (Video, Brendan Gauthier, Salon)

Ken Burns' "Jackie Robinson" shows baseball in black and white (Mark Feeney, The Boston Globe)

Man jailed for 38 years for killing alleged klansmen dies (Melanie Eversley, USA Today)

An O.J. juror on what The People v. O.J. Simpson got right and wrong (Ashley Reese, Vulture)

Parenting for racial justice (Jim Wallis, Sojourners)

"The People v. O.J. Simpson": Case closed? (Megan Garber, David Sims, Spencer Kornhaber, Gillian B. White, The Atlantic)

The pragmatic tradition of African-American voters (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Racism in America today is alive and well - and these stats prove it (Natasha Noman, Mic)

Spike Lee: Racial climate on MU's campus is not "hunky-dory" (Liz Ramos, Columbia Missourian)

Stereotype shattered as new study finds white youth are more likely to abuse hard drugs than blacks (Robin Scher, AlterNet)

Ta-Nehisi Coates reimagines the Black Panther (Ty Burr, The Boston Globe)

Trial date set for friend of Charleston massacre suspect (WLTX, Columbia, South Carolina)

Trump and the borderers (Yoni Appelbaum, The Atlantic)

Two guys from Brooklyn: The Bernie Sanders interview by Spike Lee (The Hollywood Reporter)

The unbeareable whiteness of baseball (Jay Caspian Kang, The New York Times)

Undocumented college students share how Obama changed their lives (Ted Hesson, Vice)

"United Black Legislative Agenda" seeks $75 million to create businesses (Patrick Condon, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Watch how the "racial grievance argument" is another denial tactic used to derail conversations on racism (A. Moore, Atlanta Black Star)

Watch Tavis Smiley attack "racial arsonist" Donald Trump right to Bill O'Reilly's face (Scott Eric Kaufman, Salon)

When the poor move, do they move up? (Rachel M. Cohen, The American Prospect)

White backlash? Five intriguing points about immigration, race, politics and population dynamics (Kelly Moffitt, St. Louis Public Radio)

Why the labor movement must join the anti-racist struggle to make black lives matter (Andrew Tillett-Saks, In These Times)

 

5/4

 

5 reasons why we'll never see anything like the O.J. Simpson verdict again (Joanna Robinson, Vanity Fair)

40 years ago: Pulitzer Prize-winning photo documents racial tensions in Boston (Video, WCVB, Boston)

Al Jolson, champion in the battle for racial justice: Scholars Rogues honors... (Jon Epstein, Scholars and Rogues)

America's new working class (Lindsey Cook, U.S. News & World Report)

Black Justice League won't stop until Woodrow Wilson's name is gone from Princeton (Ricky Riley, Atlanta Black Star)

Book review: Michael Eric Dyson's "The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America" (Boganmeldelse, Shanita Hubbard, The Huffington Post)

The case of the Negro (Essay fra 1899, Booker T. Washington, The Atlantic)

A conversation with Asians on race (Video, Geeta Gandbhir, Michèle Stephenson, The New York Times)

The dark history of defending the "Homeland" (James Traub, The New York Times)

Federal trial for accused Charleston church gunman delayed again as death penalty decision looms (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

Feds to landlords: No blanket bans on renters with criminal records (Rebecca McCray, TakePart)

Gap apologizes for racially charged GapKids x ED ad (Kirsten West Savali, The Root)

How covenants make us (David Brooks, The New York Times)

In a Kafkaesque turn, a black man wakes up white, except for his Blackass (Bogomtale, Hope Wabuke, The Root)

Inequality and end-of-life care: How to demand the best (Liz Chuang, U.S. News & Health Report)

In his own words, Donald Trump proves he's racially ignorant (Christopher "Flood the Drummer" Norris, The Good Men Project)

Inside Trump's "privatized mercenary force" (Kenneth P. Vogel, Brianna Gurciullo, Politico)

Is there a racial "care gap" in medical treatment? (Video, PBS Newshour)

Ivanhoe Donaldson, civil rights organizer, confidant of Marion Barry, dies at 74 (Martin Weil, The Washington Post)

Judge's patience "running out" as feds' decision on death penalty for Dylann Roof looms (Andrew Knapp, The Charleston Post & Courier, South Carolina)

Jurors need to take the law into their own hands (Paul Butler, The Washington Post)

Jury room racism is protected, but it shouldn't be (Noah Feldman, Chicago Tribune)

Justice Department investigates civil-rights violation in Arizona primary (Claire Landsbaum, New York Magazine)

Lawsuits filed over Muslim Americans on watch list (Jennifer Chambers, The Detroit News)

Minimum wages were first designed to keep women and minorities out of jobs (Thomas C. Leonard, Los Angeles Times)

Mississippi interracial couple evicted for being in an interracial marriage (Rmuse, PoliticusUSA)

N.C. State researchers find lack of racial bias in doling out discipline for higher education (Anica Midthun, Daily Tar Heal, North Carolina)

New Minnesota coalition calls for racial equity in education (Jennie Lissarrague, KSTP, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota)

Obama: Landlords are racists if they exclude felons from housing (Warner Todd Huston, Breitbart)

Obama wants to force landlords to rent to criminals -- and the establishment wonders why voters are dissatisfied? (rushlimbaugh.com)

Poll shows strong racial divide in Maryland Senate race (Video, The Washington Post)

Princeton University standing firm after student protest to erase Woodrow Wilson's campus presence due to racial history (Becky Padilla, Inquisitr)

The quiet, vicious racism of Scott Walker's Wisconsin (Gary Legum, Salon)

Race and suicide: Shifting trends (Robert VerBruggen, Real Clear Policy)

Racial bias may lead to mismanaged pain in black patients (Ashley Welch, CBS News)

Racial split defines Md.'s hotly contested Democratic Senate primary (Rachel Weiner, Scott Clement, The Washington Post)

Racist biological myths about black people believed by half of UVA med students - cool! (Marie Solis, Mic)

Samantha Bee tears apart some of Ted Cruz's most horrifying faith-based supporters (Video, Miles Surrey, Mic)

Stark racial divide remains in pot arrests in D.C. (Aaron C. Davis, The Washington Post)

Ta-Nehisi Coates on "Black Panther" and creating a comic that reflects the black experience (J. A. Micheline, Vice)

UVA study links disparities in pain management to racial bias (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

A vacant lot where Walter Scott was killed, a beleaguered community (Deanna Pan, The Charleston Post and Courier, South Carolina)

This war is for America's soul: Donald Trump, Paul Ryan and how wealthy white elites protect themselves (Heather Cox Richardson, Salon)

We've had 1 black woman senator in 227 years. Donna Edwards is running to change that. (Joan Walsh, The Nation)

 

4/4

 

15 state senators named to new Senate subcommittee on racial disparities (Ricardo Lopez, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Armenian exceptionalism (Chris McCormick, The Atlantic)

Black fraternity memorial defaced with "Trump 2016," your newest racial slur (Jason Johnson, The Root)

Blacks hit hard by Iowa's mandatory prison sentences (KPNX, Phoenix, Arizona)

The cost of caring (Rachel Aviv, The New Yorker)

Darryl Pinckney (Christopher Bollen, Interview Magazine)

Does a white doctor understand a black patient's pain? (Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times)

Donald Trump's struggle in Wisconsin is about demographics, not momentum (Nate Cohn, The New York Times)

Duke official apologizes for lack of "civility" in parking dispute as sit-in over racial issues continues (Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post)

Emails show how white nationalists are rebranding to help Donald Trump (Dana Liebelson, The Huffington Post)

"False beliefs" of med students may lead to racial bias in pain management, study says (Gillian Mohney, ABC News)

Feds push back against blanket bans that keep ex-offenders from finding housing (Matt Ferner, The Huffington Post)

A former cop describes racist police quotas in New York (John Surico, Vice)

Four years a student-athlete: The racial injustice of big-time college sports (Patrick Hruby, Vice Sports)

"Going green" is really "going native": Western Apache chef Nephi Craig (Hanna Choi, NPR)

Hashtag offers Confederate Heritage Month history lesson (Bracey Harris, The Jackson Clarion-Ledger, Mississippi)

In OKC schools, "intense" reforms proposed for racial disparities in discipline (Jennifer Palmer, Oklahoma Watch)

Krauthammer: Trump "exploiting fear," Muslims not "as huge a problem as Trump has made them out to be" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Law school professors say posting "All Lives Matter" flier was an "incident of intolerance" (Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post)

Lest we forget (Clarence B. Jones, The Huffington Post)

Martin Luther King, economic radical (Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D., The Huffington Post)

Martin Luther King Jr., Nobel Prize winner and a leader of the Civil Rights Movement, is assassinated at 39 in 1968 (Artikel fra 5. april 1968, New York Daily News)

Martin Luther King was killed in a country where George Wallace was more admired (Jarvis DeBerry, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans)

Meet Trump's Hispanics (Adrian Carrasquillo, BuzzFeed News)

MLK's dream overshadowed by record murders (Jordan Candler, The Patriot Post)

Muslims used to love living in Tennessee - now it's a nightmare (David Noriega, BuzzFeed)

A new campus trauma: The very word "Trump" (Rich Lowry, Real Clear Politics)

N.J. struggles for diversity in police force (Kate King, The Wall Street Journal)

Obama: the reluctant black president (Lonzen Rugira, The New Times, Rwanda)

O'Reilly: Trump's rise being "fueled largely by" white grievance (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)

Princeton will keep Woodrow Wilson's name on buildings despite his racist past (David Mack, BuzzFeed)

Rahm calls for hate crime investigation into racial slurs made on police radio (Austin Brown, Chicagoist)

Rally protests Gurley shooting (Sara Tabin, Yale Daily News)

Richard Groves: The GOP's race-and-ethnic problems (Richard Groves, Winston-Salem Journal, North Carolina)

Straight white men get more mainstream gay magazine covers than queer people of color (John Walker, Fusion)

Students accuse Manhattan professor of sexual harassment, racial bias and the college of ignoring their complaints (Christina Carrega-Woodby, New York Daily News)

Students at The University of Wisconsin-Madison are using #TheRealUW to expose racism on campus (Tasneem Nashrulla, BuzzFeed)

Study finds surprising reason why more black, Latino children aren't insured (Erin Blakemore, The Washington Post)

Supreme Court to hear case of alleged racial bias by juror (Robert Barnes, The Washington Post)

Supreme Court rejects challenge to "one person one vote" (Adam Liptak, The New York Times)

That time Jackie Robinson was a columnist for the Pittsburgh Courier (Todd Steven Burroughs, The Root)

Walter Scott family: We are waiting on justice to be served (Video, Sam Tyson, ABC News 4, Charleston, South Carolina)

White doctors think blacks don't feel as much pain, study says (Jamie Knodel, The Dallas Morning News)

White supremacists seek to spread hate on college campuses (Lecia Brooks, Southern Poverty Law Center)

Why Martin Luther King Jr.'s death didn't make the cover of TIME (Lily Rothman, Time)

Why Trump's antiwar message resonates with white America (J.D. Vance, The New York Times)

Yes, the alt-right are just a bunch of racists (Robert Tracinski, The Federalist)

 

3/4

 

#BernieMadeMeWhite also highlights how media ignores anyone not black or white (Ian Reifowitz, Daily Kos)

CNN panel ties "racism" to "Obama derangement syndrome"; hits Reagan, Bush (Video, Brad Wilmouth, NewsBusters)

A college in Portland launches "Whiteness History Month," nothing can do wrong, right? (Video, JE Reich, Jezebel)

Donald Trump and America's post-constitutional politics (Fred Siegel, City Journal)

Donald Trump, "n***** lovers," "commies," and Barack Obama (Chauncey DeVega, Daily Kos)

Do white people need black friends? (Rebecca Todd Peters, Patheos)

Here's what a Beyoncé studies class would look like (Philip Lewis, Mic)

Highway infrastructure and racial politics (Steve Hanley, Gas2)

Hillary: "We have to retrain our police officers" (Alex Pfeiffer, The Daily Caller)

How George Wallace harnessed hate (Marshall Frady, The Daily Beast)

Madison County communities strive to overcome "sundown town" reputation (Rebecca R. Bibbs (The Herald Bulletin), Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, Indiana)

My week inside the Donald Trump campaign: Sheriff Joe Sean Hannity and behind the scenes at an Arizona rally and Trump HQ (Alexander Zaitchik, Salon)

"An odd mix of vindication and depression" (Isaac Chotiner, Slate)

Ole Miss NAACP chapter gaining strength (Royce Swayze, The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi)

Race, class, jobs and the 2016 earthquake (Robert Kuttner, The Huffington Post)

Racial double standard charged in reporter's firing (WND)

Racism warning on remake of Jungle Book film (Edward Helmore, The Guardian)

Things get tense in Dallas as armed group's anti-mosque rally is met by racially charged counter-protest: "Black power!" (Kathryn Blackhurst, The Blaze)

This year is reminding me a lot of 1968 - and that's scary (Ron Briley, History News Network)

Two years after Michael Brown's death, no substantial changes to law enforcement statutes (Emily O'Connor, Columbia Missourian)

Watching my South fall for Donald Trump (Issac J. Bailey, Politico)

 

2/4

 

Anti-semitism: The only hate allowed in campus "safe spaces" (Lawrence Summers, New York Post)

Armed clash over black mosque triggers anger in South Dallas (Sarah Mervosh, The Dallas Morning News)

Black Lives Matter activist claims American Airlines booted her from plane for #FlyingWhileBlack (Jerome Hudson, Breitbart)

Cecil B. Moore: Anger, intellect and black pride personified (Michael Coard, The Philadelphia Tribune)

A Donald Trump convention could see a new era, with new complications, in street protests (Scott Canon, The Kansas City Star)

"Done nothing but drive us apart": Former radical Black Panther gets candid on Obama, race relations (Video, Ginni Thomas, The Daily Caller)

The elusive nature of the Hispanic category (Shavon Bell, Brown Political Review, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island)

The Feds are finally bringing traditional foods to Indian reservations (Sarah McColl, TakePart)

Fiancée of Sean Bell, killed in 2006 police shooting, endorses Hillary Clinton (Amy Chozick, The New York Times)

Is Donald Trump actually a fascist? (Olivia Ward, The Toronto Star, Canada)

I wasn't surprised by the US dreadlocks row. It's another example of cultural appropriation and white entitlement (Wedaeli Chibelushi, The Independent, UK)

Justices asked to rule that racial bias trumps jury secrecy (Mark Sherman, Associated Press)

Misplaced priorities: The nation's top school districts, predominantly of color, have more security staff than counselors (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Mississippi RV park owner evicts interracial couple (Video, Jerry Mitchell, The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

Note to Asian Americans: Stop saying "Americans" as if you are not one (Frank H. Wu, The Huffington Post)

Race and the death penalty in Texas (Leder, The New York Times)

Race, reality and construction jobs: One frustrated worker tells her story (Averil Morrison, New York Daily News)

Racial, ethnic minorities have become the new centrists (Dan Carney, Springfield News-Leader, Missouri)

Rahm seeks federal probe into racist police-radio calls (Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times)

Reflections on black friends, black spaces, and white identity (Rebecca Todd Peters, Patheos)

Secessionists to fly Confederate flag at Statehouse day before Dylann Roof trial begins (Sam Tyson, ABCNews4, Charleston, South Carolina)

Trump, the shocking truth-teller (Julian Cola, Indian Country Today Media Network)

Walter Scott's family disappointed in Slager defense, lack of change in North Charleston (Melissa Boughton, The Charleston Post and Courier, South Carolina)

When whites just don't get it, part 6 (Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times)

"Whiteness History Month" launches at Portland Community College (Joe Douglas, KATU, Portland, Oregon)

Why do the voters rage? (Bill Bishop, BillMoyers.com)

 

1/4

 

24-year-old Asian man arrested for alleged hate crime after attacking black men in LA (Ricky Riley, Atlanta Black Star)

A '70s board game designed to teach players about race, housing, and privilege (Rebecca Onion, Slate)

Ann Coulter: Trump could "crush" electoral college with only a slight increase in the white vote in several key states (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

As City Hall nears creating a new housing policy, segregation rears its head again (Jim Schutze, Dallas Observer)

Behind bars: 6 things you should know about black women in prison (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Black Lives Matter: the movement, the organization, and how journalists get it wrong (Jephie Bernard, Columbia Journalism Review)

Black unemployment still twice as high as white unemployment (Caroline May, Breitbart)

Carson, Cruz, and Rubio: Tough times in the WASP nest? (Jessicah Lahitou, The Good Men Project)

Chinese American history is American history (Frank H. Wu, The Huffington Post)

Claudia Rankine challenges white teachers, pities white racists in AWP keynote (Boris Kachka, Vulture)

The curious case of Ellen Pao, one year later (Renwei Chung, Above The Law)

Defending the nation's most notorious cop: "I will not back down" (Video, Wayne Drash, CNN)

Deray Mckesson, Baltimore mayoral candidate, on his sexuality and Black Lives Matter (Michelangelo Signorile, The Huffington Post)

Dialogue on race: College students talk across racial lines (Rebecca Todd Peters, Patheos)

Dolores vs. Rosario and the fight for young Latino votes (Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News)

Ferguson police chief: 3 challenges that await new top cop (Faith Karimi, CNN)

A flawed police force needs a full look (Leder, San Francisco Chronicle)

The hair-raising truth? Dreadlocks don't belong to one "culture" (Video, Martin Doubney, The Spectator, UK)

Here's what happens to you during 17 years of prison (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)

How Hillary Clinton can build a bridge to Trump supporters (Peter Beinart, The Atlantic)

How immigration debates are disrupting political parties (Stephen Legomsky, Fortune)

How race led to White heroin users getting treatment instead of jail (A.R. Shaw, Rollingout)

Human Rights Watch chastises Louisiana for endangering HIV-positive inmates (David Lohr, The Huffington Post)

In fatal shootings by police, 1 in 5 officers' names go undisclosed (John Sullivan, Derek Hawkins, Kate McCormick, Ashley Balcerzack, Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post)

Inside the Trump machine: the bizarre psychology of America's newest political movement (Gwynn Guilford, Quartz)

Is density a question for the courts to decide? (Kriston Capps, CityLab)

L.A. is resegregating -- and whites are a major reason why (Michael Bader, Los Angeles Times)

Lieutenant involved in brutal bust of mailman loses badge (Amanda Woods, Shawn Cohen, New York Post)

More racist SFPD texts were uncovered during sexual assault investigation of officer (Caleb Pershan, SFist, San Francisco)

More violence and racism at a Trump rally (Ed Brayton, Patheos)

A Muslim's message to Trump, Cruz and Carson (Imam Michael Saahir, Indianapolis Recorder)

New push to change racist place names in Washington state (Joseph O'Sullivan, The Seattle Times)

North Carolina's LGBT law may have impact on women, minorities (Anna Douglas, The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina)

Not your Asian ninja: How the Marvel cinematic universe keeps failing Asian-Americans (Arthur Chu, The Daily Beast)

Philadelphia apologizes to Jackie Robinson for the "unconscionable abuse" he once suffered there (Yanan Wang, The Washington Post)

Police body cameras: What do you see? (Video, Timothy Williams, James Thomas, Samuel Jacoby, Damien Cave, The New York Times)

Race and beyond: Poisonous rhetoric, then and now (Sam Fulwood III, Center for American Progress)

"Ready for the challenge": Ferguson's new police chief takes over department (Richard Luscombe, The Guardian)

Rethinking white men behind bars: Incorrigible supremacists or allies in waiting? (James Kilgore, Truthout)

Rising crime, heavy criticism won't get Dallas police chief fired - yet (Tasha Tsiaperas, The Dallas Morning News)

Sanders, Trump, and the rise of the non-voters (Benjamin Wallace-Wells, The New Yorker)

The San Francisco police department's bigotry problem (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

Sharpton/MSNBC guest falsely claim minorities suffer disproportionate military deaths (Video, Mark Finkelstein, Newsbusters)

The South isn't the reason schools are still segregated, New York is (Rebecca Klein, The Huffington Post)

State Sen. Bobby Joe Champion responds to Jamar Clark decision (Ricardo Lopez, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Students sue Donald Trump for allegedly inciting violence at Louisville rally (Celeste Katz, Mic)

There are new signs that Trump is indeed energizing Democrats (Ed Kilgore, New York Magazine)

Tom Lindsay: How multiculturalism violates the Declaration of Independence (Tom Lindsay, The Dallas Morning News)

Trump's followers get even more violent: Five very real possibilities (Al Carroll, CounterPunch)

Trump's many racist supporters (Dana Milbank, The Washington Post)

University of Michigan president: "No place" for anti-Muslim chalk messages (Ryan Felton, The Guardian)

We only hear race speeches in Harlem (Jamil Smith, MTV)

What does the obsession with OJ Simpson say about America? (Adam Howard, MSNBC)

What prison reform looks like inside California State Prison, L.A. County (Adriana Widdoes, KCET, Los Angeles)

What Trump and Cruz's clueless Muslim rhetoric will cost America (Tom Ridge, Politico)

Wisconsin's voter-ID law could block 300,000 registered voters from the polls (Ari Berman, The Nation)

Without exceptionalism (Daniel Krauthammer, The Weekly Standard)