August 2016


Gitte Nielsen, cand.mag., Amerikanske Studier



5 things to know about Obama's enforcement of immigration laws (Scott Horsley, NPR)

7 reasons this black man supports Donald Trump (John Gibbs, The Federalist)

10 reasons why Hispanics will hit Trump back in November: Column (Video, Ruben Navarrette Jr., USA Today)

After subdued trip to Mexico, Trump talks tough on immigration in Phoenix (Video, Joshua Partlow, Sean Sullivan, Jose A. DelReal, The Washington Post)

The alt-right vs. the pro-life movement (Mark Shea, Patheos)

Anyone who doesn't understand what the alt-right is needs to see this (Video, Caleb Howe, Red State)

Can the "alt-right" distance itself from Neo-Nazis? (Ari Feldman, Forward)

Chicago's gangs no longer know or fear the police, and bodies pile up (John Kass, Chicago Tribune)

Clinton: Playing with fire on race (J.T. Young, The Daily Caller)

Colin Kaepernick, bench warmer (Leder, Washington Examiner)

Colin Kaepernick can protest racism. Even if he has white adoptive parents (Rebecca Carroll, The Guardian)

Colin Kaepernick's fight against "racism" (Larry Elder, Real Clear Politics)

Colin Kaepernick shouldn't stand up if he doesn't want to (Leder, Los Angeles Times)

Court costs entrap nonwhite, poor juvenile offenders (Erik Eckholm, The New York Times)

Courts will rule whether thousands of Kansas residents can vote (Sarah Pitts, Andrew Clark, NBC News)

Dan Rather slams Trump's immigration speech as "a toxic mix of jingoism, nativism, and chauvinism" (Raw Story)

Day 50, and BLM's Los Angeles protest is still going strong (Yezmin Villarreal, The Advocate)

The death of Nykea Aldridge (Maya A. Jones, The Undefeated)

Deportations under Obama set to hit decade low (Natalie Johnson, The Washington Free Beacon)

Donald Trump gambles on immigration but sends conflicting signals (Patrick Healy, The New York Times)

Donald Trump Jr. retweets the "Neo-Nazi movement's favorite academic" (Ari Feldman, Forward)

Donald Trump's campaign manager changes immigration debate (Neil Munro, Breitbart)

Donald Trump's deportation nation (Leder, The New York Times)

Donald Trump's factory of ignorant black surrogates (Lawrence Ross, The Root)

Donald Trump's last-minute meeting with Mexico's president, explained (Tara Golshan, Vox)

Donald Trump's Mexican press conference, annotated (Video, Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump throws down in Phoenix: Champions 10-step immigration reform plan (Matthew Boyle, Breitbart)

EDITORIAL: Campus debate (Leder, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Nevada)

EDITORIAL: The Alt-right is dangerous (Leder, The Plainsman, Auburn University, Alabama)

Fact-checking Trump on immigration (D'Angelo Gore, Lori Robertson, Eugene Kiely (, USA Today)

The FBI's secret war (Branko Marcetic, Jacobin)

Ferguson increases African-American representation (Phillip Jackson, NBC News)

Filling police vacancies is latest struggle for Ferguson (Jim Salter, Associated Press)

Florida State Attorney who oversaw Trayvon Martin & Marissa Alexander cases is defeated in primary (Video, Democracy Now)

Gallup: Life got better for pretty much everyone under Obama (Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post)

Glenn Beck says Obama's failure to fix race relations "will go down as the biggest missed opportunity" in American history (Video, Kyle Mantyla, Right Wing Watch)

Green Party VP hopeful: Obama's a "Tom" (Richard Prince, The Root)

Here's the blueprint for how Republicans can solve their huge immigration problems (Chris Cillizza, The Washington Post)

Here's why most non-whites can't stand Republicans (Kevin Drum, Mother Jones)

How Donald Trump made race the wedge issue of 2016 (Video, Emily Cadei, Newsweek)

How I trolled Maine's racist governor into an ugly public meltdown (Andrew Ritchie, Vice)

How the alt-right became the party of hate (T.A. Frank, Vanity Fair)

How tough has Obama been on immigration? (Video, The Wall Street Journal)

HUFFPOLLSTER: White voters with college degrees are turning against Donald Trump (Natalie Jackson, Ariel Edwards-Levy, The Huffington Post)

I'm thrilled Hillary Clinton is taking on the alt-right & you should be, too (Brianna Wu, Bustle)

In denouncing alt-right, Hillary treads where GOP will not (Jonah Goldberg, Town Hall)

Is Hillary Clinton's alt-right strategy an act of genius? (Adele M. Stan, The American Prospect)

Is the term Alt-Right a euphemism? (Osita Nwanevu, Slate)

John Legend: The national anthem is "weak" (Kaitlan Collins, The Daily Caller)

Just watching Williams sisters play changed my life (Joseph Pate, The Undefeated)

Leaked memo told Dems: "Don't offer support" for Black Lives Matter policy positions (Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Meet the first African-American female fighter pilot to fly in war (Kelley D. Evans, The Undefeated)

Missouri "Tea Party for Trump" speaker assures rally: It is not racist to hate Mexicans (David Ferguson, Raw Story)

Nextdoor breaks a sacred design rule to end racial profiling (Margaret Rhodes, Wired)

Obama and Hillary. Take Jesse Jackson's 1993 advice on Chicago crime (J. Marsolo, American Thinker)

Obama's IRS watches as illegal aliens steal American taxpayers' identity... and says nothing (Joe Saunders, Western Journalism)

Obama to focus on turning out Black and millennial voters for Hillary (Kerry Eleveld, Daily Kos)

Opinion journal: Black Lives Matter hypocrisy (Video, The Wall Street Journal)

People who live in high-crime areas ask the cops to enforce no-loitering policies (Heather Mac Donald, National Review)

Pivoting on immigration and Mexico: A good day for Trump (Leder, New York Post)

Race and racism in the 2016 campaign (Video, Nia-Malika Henderson, CNN)

Racism goes mainstream with conservative reactions to Colin Kaepernick (Elizabeth Preza, AlterNet)

"Racism zone": BLM hijacks town hall meeting on gay pride (Amber Randall, The Daily Caller)

Racist trolls of 8chan are driving traffic to Donald Trump's website (Noah Kulwin, Vice News)

Read Donald Trump and Enrique Peña Nieto's full press conference statement (Video, Mahita Gajanan, TIME)

Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson - to conservatives and the alt-right: Unite to defeat evil (Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, Breitbart)

SPLC labels White Lives Matter a hate group: Why it matters (Weston Williams, The Christian Science Monitor)

The stark and growing racial divide in American politics, in 2 charts (Matthew Yglesias, Vox)

This photo represents another black opinion on the American flag (J.A. Adande, The Undefeated)

Time to John Birch the alt-right (Jonah Goldberg, National Review)

Trolls, true believers and Trump: Decoding the alt-right's nihilistic revolution (Conor Lynch, Salon)

True grit: Black cowboys - in pictures (Steven W. Thrasher, The Guardian)

Trump in Mexico: "Who pays for the wall? We didn't discuss it" (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Trump's balancing act: what to expect from his immigration speech (Ben Jacobs, The Guardian)

Trump shuts down talk of softening on immigration (Ben Kamisar, The Hill)

Trump's play for the minority vote (Tony Black, The Washington Times)

Trump's repeated claim that more Hispanics are in poverty under Obama (Glenn Kessler, The Washington Post)

Trump talks of building a wall - and a relationship - on visit to Mexico (Video, PBS Newshour)

Trump talk to focus on borders, not deportation (Rebecca Berg, Real Clear Politics)

Washington's refugee hypocrisy (Joe Guzzardi, The Washington Times)

Watch: Donald Trump, Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto joint appearance (Video, Breitbart)

What 11 million unauthorized immigrants heard from Donald Trump: be very afraid (Dara Lind, Vox)

What Colin Kaepernick's protest looks like to a black 49ers fan (Gerald Harris, The New York Times)

What is a trigger warning, anyway? (Læserbreve samlet af Alia Wong, The Atlantic)

Was it grandstanding? Does that matter? (Læserbreve samlet af Bourree Lam, The Atlantic)

"White Lives Matter", now a hate group, is part of a long arc of white supremacy (Peniel Joseph, The Guardian)

Why race and identity will remain the dividing line in American politics for a while to come (Lee Drutman, Vox)

Why SPLC says White Lives Matter is a hate group but Black Lives Matter is not (Katie Mettler, The Washington Post)

Will the crime spike become a crime boom? (Barry Latzer, City Journal)


9 days, 11 positions: Donald Trump's spectacular immigration flameout (Dara Lind, Vox)

Abdul-Jabbar: Insulting Colin Kaepernick says more about our patriotism than his (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, The Washington Post)

The alt-right movement's origins and axioms (Podcast, Morning Shift, WBEZ Chicago)

America is safer than it used to be. So why do we still have calls for "law and order"? (Beverly Gage, The New York Times Magazine)

An Ariz. school banned her Black Lives Matter T-shirt. So she boycotted her school. (Katie Mettler, The Washington Post)

Attica, Attica: The story of the legendary prison uprising (James Forman Jr., The New York Times)

Bill Kristol: When the debates begin, Trump will have a "more defensible, less wacky" position on immigration (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Black nationalism and liberation (Garrett Felber, Boston Review)

Breitbart takes centre stage as Donald Trump embraces the alt-right (Roy Greenslade, The Guardian)

By distinguishing the GOP from the alt-right, Hillary Clinton did what many conservatives won't (Jonah Goldman, Los Angeles Times)

Can Donald Trump win over black voters? Ask Barry Goldwater (Lisa Mascaro, Los Angeles Times)

Cartoonist who drew Hillary Clinton in blackface: "I fail to see the racism" (Callum Borchers, The Washington Post)

Chicago's safe space for free speech (Leder, Bloomberg)

A comprehensive aggregation of Colin Kaepernick supporters, haters and everyone in between (Rhiannon Walker, The Undefeated)

Critics say North Carolina is curbing black vote. Again. (Michael Wines, The New York Times)

Dave Chappelle slams Black Lives Matter: Why the comedian has a problem with the popular social justice movement (Alex Garofalo, International Business Times)

Democrats' racism deja vu (Brendan McCommas, PoliZette)

Donald Trump is liked by literally 0% of black voters (Rafi Schwartz, Fusion)

Donald Trump's lack of support among black voters isn't unusual among GOP nominees (Samantha Neal, Natalie Jackson, The Huffington Post)

Elections 2016: Trump, Clinton and racism in American politics (Abayomi Azikiwe, Centre for Research on Globalization, Canada)

Former models for Donald Trump's agency say they violated immigration rules and worked illegally (James West, Mother Jones)

The hidden black women who helped win the space race (Margot Lee Shetterly, New York Magazine)

Hillary's "alt-right" smear will backfire (Pratik Chougule, The Hill)

Historians disagree on whether "The Star-Spangled Banner" is racist (Christopher Woolf, PRI)

How did the GOP lose so much African-American support? (Radio, Jamie Bologna, Meghna Chakrabarti, WBUR, Boston)

How race and identity became the central dividing line in American politics (Lee Drutman, Vox)

How the "alt-right" checkmated the media (Chava Gourarie, Columbia Journalism Review)

How this social network got users to curb racist posts (Ellen McGirt, Fortune)

I'm a young black man and I support Donald Trump (CJ Pearson, TIME)

In era of Black Lives Matter, films focus on Emmett Till lynching (David Holmberg, The New York Times)

Is the 2016 US election campaign racist? (Video, Gavin Hewitt, BBC News, UK)

Jerry Rice on Colin Kaepernick: "All lives matter; don't disrespect the flag" (Kirsten West Savali, The Root)

Let's take the national anthem literally, and the songwriter at his word (Martenzie Johnson, The Undefeated)

Maine's governor insists the problem isn't his racism - it's being called a racist (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Mark Burns's Clinton tweet wasn't the pastor's only racial faux pas (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

The media are doing an abysmal job of covering Donald Trump's racism (Joan Walsh, The Nation)

New Black Panther leader calls on African-Americans to listen to Trump (Randy DeSoto, Western Journalism)

New England politicians blast LePage's latest racial comments (Egan Millard, Portland Press Herald, Oregon)

Obama commutes sentences of 111 inmates, setting record for a single month (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

Podcast: Trump ignored black voters. But has Clinton earned 91% of their support? (Podcast, Michael Barbaro, The Run-Up, The New York Times)

Portland police adopt anti-racial profiling policy (Dessilava Yankova, The Tennessean)

Pro-Trump pastor apologizes for blackface tweet: I didn't know racist images would offend people (Video, David Edwards, Raw Story)

The racial grievance left's crazy train picking up speed (Richard F. Miniter, American Thinker)

The real racist in the 2016 presidential race (Brian C. Joondeph, American Thinker)

Renewed diversity push (Jake New, Inside Higher Ed)

Rubio: Democrats have been calling Republicans "bigoted" for a long time (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Rush Limbaugh's ultimate betrayal of his audience (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

Some observations from the man who created alt-right (Paul Gottfried, FrontPage Mag)

"The super-secret handshake of the black community" (Allen West, Town Hall)

Taking a stand by sitting down: Kaepernick, Abdul-Rauf and the national anthem (Zareena Grewal, The Undefeated)

Their soil toxic, 1,100 Indiana residents scramble to find new homes (Abby Goodnough, The New York Times)

Trump campaign's claim that Republicans "usually aren't bold enough" to do black community outreach (Michelle Ye Hee Lee, The Washington Post)

Trump can't fake love of "the blacks" (Kathleen Parker, The Washington Post)

Trump risks alienating voting blocs with wavering on immigration (Jose A. DelReal, Sean Sullivan, Jenna Johnson, The Washington Post)

Trump's alt-right. Hillary's alt left. (Bryan Crabtree, The Daily Caller)

Trump's black outreach: Anything's better than zero (Doug Porter, San Diego Free Press, Californien)

Trump's brazen immigration flip-flops (Leder, The Washington Post)

Trump's immigration shift is a winner (Jason L. Riley, The Wall Street Journal)

Trump softens rhetoric in pitch to black voters (Jonathan Easley, The Hill)

Understanding Trump: Economic anxiety is racial anxiety (Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner)

Vast right, alt-right, dead right? (Christopher Chantrill, American Thinker)

What black people hear when Donald Trump asks for their vote (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

What happens when tech firms end up at the center of racism scandals? (Sam Levin, The Guardian)

When Malcolm X met Fidel Castro (Rebecca Onion, Slate)

While athletes speak out, Trump drops the ball with black voters (Video, Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune)

White lives matter has been declared a hate group (Liam Stack, The New York Times)

Who's a bigot? Who's a racist? (Don Rose, Chicago Daily Observer)

Why an emblematic American city has turned to Trump (Timothy Aeppel, Reuters)


1968 versus 2016 (Ed Kilgore, Washington Monthly)

The AltRight, Breitbart and Donald Trump. (Richard Klass, The Huffington Post)

"America's toughest sheriff" kept racially profiling Latinos, now faces criminal prosecution (Video, Amy B. Wang, The Washington Post)

Authors are rallying to preserve Langston Hughes' Harlem home (Maddie Crum, The Huffington Post)

The black community is oppressed... unless Trump says so (Scott Greer, The Daily Caller)

Black Lives Matter gets a cool reception in some black churches known for past activism (Angel Jennings, Los Angeles Times)

Black lives matter to Donald Trump (Heather Mac Donald, The Wall Street Journal)

Claims of racism are the last refuge of a shrill harridan (Kurt Schlichter, Town Hall)

Clinton bolsters the "alt-right" (Michael Tracey, The American Conservative)

Clinton hits Trump as champion of crazy "alt-right," but is that off base? (Video, Howard Kurtz, Fox News)

Clinton's alt-right kill-shot and Trump's "one-way man-crush" (John R. Schindler, New York Observer)

Colin Kaepernick was criticized for not speaking publicly. Now he's facing backlash for it (Jamilah King, Mic)

David Duke robocall urges voters to vote for him and Donald Trump (Andrew Kaczynski, Buzzfeed)

Demystifying the alt-right (Kevin Liu, The Michigan Review, The University of Michigan)

Does Hillary hate white people? (Cliff Kincaid, GOPUSA)

Donald Trump has blown up Republicans' racism defense (Brian Beutler, New Republic)

Donald Trump is wrong about crime in cities (Mollie Reilly, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump's bigotry (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Donald Trump's understanding of the historical nature of crime is upside down (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump to press case with black voters in Detroit (Yamiche Alcindor, The New York Times)

Gary Johnson hires Lionel Sosa to boost Hispanic outreach (Byron Tau, The Wall Street Journal)

Glenn Beck has a vitally important warning about the alt-right ... but we're all just gonna have to wait (Video, Kyle Mantyla, Right Wing Watch)

Hillary Clinton dominates among Hispanics - unless they're English-speaking or American-born (Aaron Blake, The Washington Post)

Hillary Clinton needs to stop promoting the alt-right (Paul Rowan Brian, The Federalist)

Hillary Clinton's KKK smear (William McGurn, The Wall Street Journal)

How Colin Kaepernick is bravely speaking truth to power (Video, Peniel Joseph, CNN)

How Donald Trump appeals to bigots by pandering to black voters (Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

Isakson fends off Trump's racial "dog whistle" in Georgia Senate race (Karoun Demirjian, The Washington Post)

Jackson: Black voters have plenty to lose with Trump (Jesse Jackson, Chicago Sun-Times)

Juan Williams: Trump's race politics will destroy GOP (Juan Williams, The Hill)

The Kaepernick-Beyonce-Hillary axis of racial lies (Ben Shapiro, The Daily Wire)

Kaepernick is asking for justice, not peace (Bomani Jones, The Undefeated)

Kaepernick's protest is as American as that flag (Domonique Foxworth, The Undefeated)

KING: Why I'll never stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner" (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Lil Wayne leads "Black Lives Matter" chant at concert festival [VIDEO] (Video, Katie Jerkovich, The Daily Caller)

LIMBAUGH: I never took Trump seriously on immigration anyway (Caleb Howe, Red State)

Louisiana GOP struggles with how to keep the David Dukes of the world off its ticket (Caitlin MacNeal, Talking Points Memo)

March for racial equality on Boston's Freedom Trail (Carolyn Bick, Al Jazeera)

My "alt-right" starter kit finally came in the mail! (Andy McDonald, The Huffington Post)

New voting laws in the South could affect millions of African Americans (Max Garland, Alex Amico, Ali Schmitz, Phillip Jackson, Pam Ortega, NBC News)

Obama has deported more people than any other president (Serena Marshall, ABC News)

Outraged mayor vows changes after cops' treatment of Rhymefest (Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times)

Police pepper spray 84-year-old woman in her home after son's traffic stop (Lavita Tuff, Blavity)

Philando Castile vigil briefly halts traffic near State Fair (Karen Zamora, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota)

Rhymefest's angry tweet draws Chicago police apology (Video, Mayra Cuevas, Steve Almasy, CNN)

The rise of the "alt-right" movement and its place in this year's presidential campaign (Radio, Norman Ornstein, Robert P. Jones, Rosie Gray, Jared Taylor, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington, DC)

Stand up, there are other ways to protest racism: #tellusatoday (Læserbrev, USA Today)

Trump's appeal to Blacks ignores the facts (Leder, The Philadelphia Tribune)

Trump to talk black outreach in Detroit (Nick Gass, Politico)

Trump woos women and minority voters by pitting one group against another (Jose A. DelReal, The Washington Post)

Wellesley holds vigil against racism for family attacked on Facebook (Radio, Fred Thys, WBUR, Boston)

What Obama's new proposal would mean for immigrant entrepreneurs (Jeremy Quittner, Fortune)

What's "alt-" about the alt-right? (Michael Andor Brodeur, The Boston Globe)

White Lives Matter to be listed as hate group by Southern Poverty Law Center (Video, Ed Mazza, The Huffington Post)

Why Colin Kaepernick calling out racism isn't anti-military (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Why is white pride creepy when black pride isn't? (Rachel Lu, The Federalist)

Why race relations got worse (J. D. Vance, National Review)


2 brothers on parole killed Dwyane Wade's cousin, Chicago police say (Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

Acting Dem chief: Conversation about racism "misplaced" (Video, Kyle Balluck, The Hill)

The alt-right and BLM are one and the same (Andrew Klavan, PJ Media)

The alt-right's take on Clinton's speech: Botched, but legitimizing (David Weigel, The Washington Post)

Bad deals: The perils of bargaining for justice (Antoine Goldet, Reveal)

Beyoncé brings mothers of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Oscar Grant and Mike Brown to MTV VMAs (Jeanette Settembre, New York Daily News)

Blue lives matter / All lives matter (Lloyd Marcus, American Thinker)

Census racial categories aren't so black and white (Jill Cowan (Associated Press), The Washington Times)

Choosing to stay in the Mormon Church despite its racist legacy (Janan Graham-Russell, The Atlantic)

Christie defends Trump's racist "What do you have to lose" message for black voters (Adam Edelman, New York Daily News)

Christie doubles down on Trump's outreach to blacks (Isaac Arnsdorf, Politico)

Conway shies away from Trump message on deportations (Isaac Arnsdorf, Politico)

Did Hillary Clinton call African-American youth "superpredators?" (Video, Allison Graves, Politifact)

Donald Trump's surrogates back off "deportation force" for illegal immigrants (Trip Gabriel, The New York Times)

Emmett Till, 61 years later: Let's stop pretending we'll never forget (Karen E. Quinones Miller, The Huffington Post)

Emmett Till, whose martyrdom launched the Civil Rights Movement (Nekrolog fra arkivet, The New York Times)

Feds use Rand formula to spot discrimination. The GOP calls it junk science (James Rufus Koren, Los Angeles Times)

Feeling racist? Try a racists anonymous meeting (Peter Wade, Esquire)

A guide to the alt-right, modern white supremacists bolstering Trump (Southern Poverty Law Center, AlterNet)

Hillary Clinton's next campaign phase: If you disagree with me, you're a racist (Jerome Hudson, Breitbart)

"History will be kind to him": Obama biopic bodes well for president's legacy (David Smith, The Guardian)

Is the "alt-right" reaching out to Jews - and why? (Ari Feldman, Helen Chernikoff, Forward)

Mike Pence "deeply offended" by Clinton campaign's racism charges (S.A. Miller, The Washington Times)

Muslims seek new burial ground, and a small town balks (Jess Bidgood, The New York Times)

O'Malley in Iowa: Donald Trump's a racist (Kathie Obradovich, The Des Moines Register, Iowa)

Pence: Democrats are rolling out same old playbook of racial divisiveness (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Pence: Dems' racism accusations "sound desperate" (Rebecca Savransky, The Hill)

Pence: Hillary cast "racist intention" on millions of Americans with alt-right speech (Video, Pam Key, Breitbart)

Poor children need a new Brown v. Board of Education (Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., Joshua S. Lipshutz, The Wall Street Journal)

New Orleans program teaches officers to police one another (Campbell Robertson, The New York Times)

The personal responsibility: How racism has shaped welfare policy in America since 1935 (Alma Carten, Salon)

Trump gains ground on Clinton; black voters still wary (Fawn Johnson, Morning Consult)

Trumpism could be more dangerous than Trump (Robert Kuttner, The Hfufington Post)

Trump uses the death of a Chicago mother to celebrate himself (Chas Danner, New York Magazine)

Trump wasn't racist when he contributed to Democrats (Silvio Canto Jr., American Thinker)

"... we are the hard-boiled sons of Emmett Till" (Denise Oliver Velez, Daily Kos)

The welfare reform disaster (Richard Fording, Sanford Schram, Jacobin)


6 media pillars of the "alt-right" (Ari Feldman, Forward)

The 491: Is the alt-right racist? (F.H. Buckley, The American Spectator)

The 49ers' Colin Kaepernick stands up to racial injustice by sitting during the national anthem (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Aim for 3 South Side teenagers: "Just trying to survive a summer" (Maudlyne Ihejirika, Chicago Sun-Times)

The alt-right is all wrong (Maureen Dowd, The New York Times)

The alt-right movement was practically giddy that Hillary Clinton attacked them in a major speech (Rebecca Harrington, Business Insider)

Alt. right vs. country club right: Same song, different lyrics! (HHH Is My Hero, Chicago Now)

The alt-right: Young white men sick of being hated (Moses Apostaticus, The Daily Caller)

Arizona HS student forced to remove Black Lives Matter shirt (Angela Bronner Helm, The Root)

As Donnell Bibbes, 8, struggles to recover, Black Lives Matter activists seek gunman's identity (Stephen T. Watson, The Buffalo News, New York)

Basically, Donald Trump's border wall already exists (Todd Miller, Mother Jones)

Black Trump supporters call Clinton "racist" (Video, Kevin Whitson, Western Journalism)

Breitbart rises from outlier to potent voice in campaign (Michael M. Grynbaum, John Herrman, The New York Times)

The CAP's terrible report into the racial pay gap in early childhood education (Tim Worstall, Forbes)

The Civil War's forgotten anti-imperialism (Mark Power Smith, Jacobin)

The Clintons long notoriously racist history towards the African-American community. (Joe Davis,

Conservatives say Obama wants to federalize police but God will use Trump to stop him (Hrafnkell Haraldsson, PoliticusUSA)

Democrats have nothing to fear but losing black votes (Eugene Slaven, American Thinker)

Donald Trump's candidacy and the rise of the "alt-right" movement (Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor)

Donald Trump's legacy threatens to be return of race politics to the mainstream (Dan Roberts, The Guardian)

Donald Trump, Steve Bannon and the alt-right conspiracy myth (Tim Stanley, The Telegraph, UK)

Donald Trump tries to clarify immigration plan, but avoids key issue (Nick Corasaniti, The New York Times)

Donald Trump tries to leverage a high-profile slaying into a campaign appeal (Video, Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump uses death of Dwyane Wade's cousin to boast about election odds, misspells NBA star's name (Video, Meg Wagner, New York Daily News)

Donald Trump uses death of Dwyane Wade's cousin to illustrate his view (Nick Corasanti, The New York Times)

D'Souza: The Clintons have a history of racial insensitivity, not Trump (Video, Fox News)

Dwyane Wade on Chicago shooting: "It's important for all of us to help" (Lucy Schouten, The Christian Science Monitor)

Dwyane Wade on Chicago's police, gun violence (Video, Chicago Tribune)

Dwyane Wade's cousin shot dead while pushing her baby in stroller on South Side (Grace Wong, Elvia Malagon, Deanese Williams-Harris, Megan Crepeau, Chicago Tribune)

A fortress against fear (Kevin Sullivan, The Washington Post)

Here's the secret to racial equality (Bill Federer, WND)

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump continue to ratchet up racism debate (Video, CBS News)

Katrina Pierson goes on Fox News to blame Obama for Trump's immigration flip-flop (Eric W. Dolan (Raw Story), AlterNet)

LePage doubles down: "The enemy right now" is "people of color or people of Hispanic origin" (Amber Phillips, The Washington Post)

Living in L.B.J.'s America (Kevin Baker, The New York Times)

Louisiana, its floods, and the presidential question (Douglas McCollam, The New Yorker)

Maine governor Paul LePage says people of color are the enemy (Edward Helmore, The Guardian)

Meet the pillars of the white nationalist alt-right movement (Colin Daileda, Mashable)

The NAACP's ill-conceived opposition to charter schools (Leder, The Washington Post)

"No vacancies" for blacks: How Donald Trump got his start, and was first accused of bias (Jonathan Mahler, Steve Eder, The New York Times)

Philando Castile protesters nix plea deals in I-94 shutdown (Associated Press, The Washington Times)

Portland public schools accused of racism over rap music ban (Tom McKay, Mic)

Racial bias found in Texas death penalty cases, Harvard Law School study says (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Shepard Smith sets Twitter ablaze after implying Trump is a racist (Charles Campbell, Western Journalism)

"Southside With You": Meet the actors who portray Barack and Michelle Obama (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

Stephen King: Maine governor is a "bigot, a homophobe, and a racist" (Video, Sam Levine, The Huffington Post)

There is no such thing as the "alt-right," there is simply the right-wing (John O'Keefe, Patheos)

Trump, Clinton: Racial stalemate or unfair fight (Mark Silva, The Huffington Post)

Trump on undocumented immigrants: "We are going to get rid of the criminals" (Jose A. DelReal, The Washington Post)

Trump spokeswoman: Position on immigration "not really complicated" (Video, Cyra Master, The Hill)

Trump talks to a white crowd about black voters (Eli Stokols, Politico)

University of Chicago strikes back against campus political correctness (Richard Pérez-Peña, Mitch Smith, Stephanie Saul, The New York Times)

White Lives Matter is a "flat-out white supremacist group," says SPLC (Tom McKay, Mic)

Who were the racist tenants who insisted Fred Trump not rent to blacks in Coney Island and Brighton Beach? (Steve Sailer,

Why black men quit teaching (Christopher Emdin, The New York Times)

Why Trump's minority outreach may really be about white voters (Radio, Domenico Montanaro, Michel Martin, All Things Considered, NPR)


Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs: "People need to see" The Birth of a Nation (Yesha Callahan, The Root)

Americans are supposed to turn to police after a murder. In black communities, they often can't. (German Lopez, Vox)

As Donald Trump repels minority voters, G.O.P. fears its future in the West (Jeremy W. Peters, The New York Times)

As racial politics loom over election, Obama's legacy is seen as mixed (Jeff Mason, Reuters)

Call the "alt-right" movement what it is: Racist as Hell (Video, Lincoln Blades, Rolling Stone)

Clinton's straight talk on Trump and alt-right (Video, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, CNN)

The cops and the kids (James Ridgeway, New Republic)

Donald Trump and the definition of racism (Læserbrev, The Denver Post, Colorado)

Emphasizing diversity instead of unity is pathway to chaos (Victor Davis Hanson, Real Clear Politics)

Ex-Republican Muslims explain why they left the party behind (Luke Winkie, Vice)

Forced out of a home over a marijuana joint (Derek Hawkins, Kate McCormick, The Washington Post)

A former cop takes on "the war on cops" (Matthew Braun, The Federalist)

Fox's Shep Smith: Trump "trades in racism, doesn't he?" (Josh Feldman, Mediaite)

GOP insiders: Moderating on immigration helps Trump (Steven Shepard, Politico)

Hillary Clinton denounces the "alt-right," and the alt-right is thrilled (Alan Rappeport, The New York Times)

Hillary Clinton says "radical fringe" is taking over G.O.P. under Trump (Video, Matt Flegenheimer, The New York Times)

How Hillary Clinton's attack on the alt-right went wrong (Grace Wyler, Vice)

How Pepe the Frog became a Nazi Trump supporter and alt-right symbol (Olivia Nuzzi, The Daily Beast)

How Trump betrayed Ann Coulter on immigration (Peter Beinart, The Atlantic)

The "intellectual Godfather" of the alt right talks to the Daily Caller (Alex Pfeiffer, The Daily Caller)

Justice Department to decide charges against Arizona lawman in racial profiling case (David Schwartz, Reuters)

The living legacy of Emmett Till's casket (Rebekah Barber, Facing South)

Milo: Hillary thinks the name-calling that created the alt-right will beat it (Ben Kew, Breitbart)

Milo on the alt-right: "The most serious free speech advocates in decades" (Mike Ma, Breitbart)

The most important reaction to Hillary Clinton's speech on Trump's racism (Judd Legum, Think Progress)

"Mystery shoppers" help U.S. regulators fight racial discrimination at banks (Radio, Chris Arnold, All Things Considered, NPR)

No, Donald Trump, America isn't a hellhole (Paul Krugman, The New York Times)

Paul LePage's banner week: Racism, vulgar voicemails, and an offer to duel (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Presidential campaign brings the alt-right out of the shadows (Leigh Ann Caldwell, NBC News)

"The races are not equal": meet the alt-right leader in Clinton's campaign ad (Jason Wilson, The Guardian)

The racist alt-right dictionary: 7 terms you need to know to understand Trump's most hateful supporters (Adele M. Stan, AlterNet)

Republicans can't pretend not to know what fuels the Trump campaign (Leder, The Washington Post)

Richard Pryor in the era of the "new racism" (Roger L. Simon, PJ Media)

The sneaky program to spy on Baltimore from above (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

A swing and a miss: How triggered Hillary screwed up her chance to take on the alt-right (Milo, Breitbart)

This week's conservative pundit tracker: The alt-right is so wrong edition (Rachael Larimore, Slate)

Thursday Trump dump: The alt-right says the alt-right is racist, so what's the problem? (Hunter, Daily Kos)

Trump: Only desperate liars call their opponent racist. Also Hillary is racist. (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Trump, on race and immigration (Læserbreve, The New York Times)

Trump resurrects 2008 primary to brand Clinton as racist (Nick Gass, Politico)

Trump's immigration con game (Michael A. Cohen, The Boston Globe)

Trump's position on deportations is perfectly clear. Let us decode it for you. (Greg Sargent, The Washington Post)

West Virginia attorney general spokeswoman booted after spotted repeating overtly racist phrases in "Stop White Genocide" video (Video, Chris Sommerfeldt, New York Daily News)

What America's "alt-right" movement wants and what makes it different (Daniel Dale, The Toronto Star, Canada)

What Donald Trump and his campaign have said about immigration this week (Video, Meghan Keneally, ABC News)

What you need to know about the alt-right movement (Radio, Morning Edition, NPR)

Where Hillary Clinton went off-script on "alt-right" (Tim Hanrahan, Henry Williams, Julia Wolfe, The Wall Street Journal)

White Lives Matter to be listed as hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center: "Everything about it is racist" (Laura Bult, New York Daily News)

Who is the real "racist," Clinton or Trump? This doesn't seem like a fair fight. (Greg Sargent, The Washington Post)

The woman who cried racism (Edmund Kozak, PoliZette)


Abolish the police? Organizers say it's less crazy than it sounds. (Maya Dukmasova, Chicago Reader)

All mixed up: What do we call people of multiple backgrounds? (Leah Donnella, Code Switch, NPR)

The "Alt-right" hashtag spurs racism, rebukes during speech (Associated Press, The Washington Post)

The alt-right has its own comedy TV show on a Time Warner network (Joseph Bernstein, Buzzfeed)

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

The alt right is old racism for the tech-savvy generation (Giles Fraser, The Guardian)

"Alt-right" makes dubious claims on conservatism (Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg)

The alt-right's dark army of racist trolls just had a great day (Issie Lapowsky, Wired)

Attacks against Leslie Jones expose the evils of America's racism (Lilly Workneh, The Huffington Post)

Barack Obama is the founder of Donald Trump (David Tabachnick, The Hill)

Black Lives Matter and self-hating Jews (Joseph Telushkin, Tablet)

"Blunt discrimination" by police and "crisis levels" of racism: A senior U.N. official reflects on America (Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times)

Clinton Latino operation, going beyond Obama in '12, readies final Trump battle plan (Adrian Carrasquillo, Buzzfeed)

Clinton, Trump's shared strategy: Vilify the Other (Caitlin Huey-Burns, Alexis Simendinger, Real Clear Politics)

Compassion, and criticism, for the white working class (Isaac Chotiner, Slate)

Conversatism's "racism" isn't what you think it is (D.C. McAllister, The Federalist)

Cree Summer talks diversity in animation and the myth of the carefree black girl (Tahirah Hairston, Fusion)

A deep look inside the "alt-right," the movement Hillary Clinton just excoriated in a major speech (Allan Smith, Business Insider)

Denouncing Trump's bigotry, Hillary Clinton flatters mainstream Republicans in order to demoralize them (Matthew Yglesias, Vox)

Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton "should be ashamed" of alt-right speech (Video, CBS News)

Donald Trump's description of black America is offending those living in it (Richard Fausset, Alan Blinder, John Eligon, The New York Times)

Donald Trump, wavering on immigration, finds anger in all corners (Maggie Haberman, Michael D. Shear, The New York Times)

Flashback: Hillary Clinton praised former KKK member Robert Byrd as "friend and mentor" (Video, Steve Guest (The Daily Caller), Fox News)

Good school, rich school; bad school, poor school (Alana Semuels, The Atlantic)

Guess who's coming to dinner? Tila Tequila and the alt-right (Mark Potok, Southern Poverty Law Center)

A guided tour of the "alt-right," by the Trump campaign chief's website (Jim Naureckas, Fair)

Here is the full text of Hillary Clinton's devastating speech about Donald Trump's racism (Video, Rafi Schwartz, Fusion)

Hillary Clinton's alt-right dilemma (Jeet Heer, New Republic)

Hillary Clinton's "alt-right" speech, annotated (Video, Team Fix, Abby Ohlheiser, Caitlin Dewey, The Washington Post)

Hillary Clinton's alt-right speech was shrewd strategy (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Hillary Clinton's response to Trump's black-voter outreach? An ad featuring the Klan. (Video, Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Hillary Clinton's takedown of Donald Trump tried to give Republicans an exit ramp (Video, Tara Golshan, Vox)

Hillary skewers Trump on racism (Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post)

How Nextdoor reduced racist posts by 75% (Kashmir Hill, Fusion)

How the media covers up Black Lives Matter racism (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

"I lost. The ni**er won": Alabama GOP mayor gets racist on Facebook after losing to black candidate (David Ferguson, Raw Story)

In defense of campus segregation (David Marcus, The Federalist)

Investors move next door, unsettling a black beachside enclave (John Leland, The New York Times)

James Gill: Obama visit was too late, but it wasn't too little (James Gill, The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

KING: Racism, bigotry and brutality are getting worse in America - just ask Leslie Jones (Video, Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Left-funded rally aims to pressure lawmakers to welcome more refugees (Kevin Mooney, The Daily Signal)

A literary guide to hating Barack Obama (Carlos Lozada, The Washington Post)

The many communities of color in Portland (Læserbreve samlet af Alana Semuels, The Atlantic)

Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile back on administrative leave (Morgan Windsor, ABC News)

Montel Williams blasts Donald Trump: "A racist is as a racist does" (Liz Stark, ABC News)

Obama, Clinton to speak at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Inst. Gala (Darek Michael Wajda, NBC News)

Obama's lawyers challenge the money bail system: Can people be kept in jail just because they are poor? (David Savage, Los Angeles Times)

"A paranoid fringe, steeped in racial resentment": Hillary Clinton nukes Trump and the alt-right (Video, Brad Reed, Raw Story)

Paul LePage keeps a binder of mugshots to prove he's not racist (Arthur Delaney, The Huffington Post)

Penn State alumni pen open letter in support of Nate Parker (Rebecca Ford, The Hollywood Reporter)

Portland schools reconsider ban on rap music after "racist memo" goes viral (Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post)

Race, rape and the jogger (Leslie Jamison, The New York Times)

Son of Chicago cop, hope for a city, now lost (John Kass, Chicago Tribune)

Sorry, Hillary: Trump's policies are clearly better for blacks (John Lott, New York Post)

Stop using the term "alt-right"! (Cas Mudde, The Huffington Post)

"This neighborhood does not need any blacks in it": Racist letter shocks Kansas family (Video, Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post)

Tinfoil Hillary: "Alt-right," Alex Jones, Brexit, Putin all part of global conspiracy against her (Breitbart)

Transcript: Hillary Clinton speech accuses Donald Trump of "steady stream of bigotry" (Video, Jeff Stein, Vox)

Trump claims ignorance on alt-right movement (Jesse Byrnes, The Hill)

Trump is trying to woo black voters. We're not buying it (Barrett Holmes Pitner, The Guardian)

Trump's immigration pivot: Can he have it both ways? (Rebecca Berg, Caitlin Huey-Burns, Real Clear Politics)

Trump time capsule #85: The immigration pivot (James Fallows, The Atlantic)

University of Chicago sends the acceptance letter every college should (Mary Katharine Ham, The Federalist)

What Donald Trump knew about undocumented workers at his signature tower (Massimo Calabresi, TIME)

Why Hillary Clinton's alt-right speech was such a good sign for her chances in November (Josh Voorhees, Slate)

What is the "alt-right"? A guide to the white nationalist movement now leading conservative media (Oliver Willis, Media Matters)

When African-American Voters Shifted Away From The GOP (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

Why the "alt-right" is coming out of online chat rooms to support Trump (Video, PBS Newshour)

"You're supporting a bigot. That makes you part of the bigotry." Charles Blow's master class in cutting through Trump hackery (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Your nationalism can't contain me (Aminatta Forna, The Nation)


America's bail system is a war on the poor. Let's get rid of it. (Rachel Marshall, Vox)

America's bail system punishes poor people - even if they're innocent of any crime (German Lopez, Vox)

As racial lines blur, remember how much stronger America is because of its diversity (Leder, The Dallas Morning News)

DeRay Mckesson on Black Lives Matter and refusing to be silenced (Kimberly Ricci, UPROXX)

Do black lives really matter to Black Lives Matter? (Susan Calloway Knowles, The Blaze)

Donald Trump has a big racist problem -- or does he? (Adele M. Stan, The American Prospect)

Donald Trump is what happens when you don't know many black people. Michelle Obama has a solution. (Jenée Desmond-Harris, Vox)

Donald Trump's black outreach isn't for black voters. It's for wavering white Republicans. (Dara Lind, Vox)

Donald Trump's moment of racial reckoning has arrived (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump’s white voter problem, explained in 9 charts (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Donna Brazile: Trump's pitch to blacks is deluded (Donna Brazile, USA Today)

Doubling down on racial politics: Trump continues to play the only card that works with his supporters (Heather Digby Parton, Salon)

Do voter purges discriminate against the poor and minorities? (Video, Sean Holstege (News21), NBC News)

Editorial: Donald Trump magically solves Chicago's problems (Leder, Chicago Sun-Times)

For many black voters, Trump's "What do you have to lose?" plea isn't enough (Radio, Sarah McCammon, All Things Considered, NPR)

Fox's Ralph Peters compares Black Lives Matter to "mass movements" inspired by "the power of Jihad" (Video, Media Matters)

Gary Johnson defendes Black Lives Matter on Fox News with a trove of statistics (Video, Amée Latour, Bustle)

GOP to try to kick David Duke out (Gideon Resnick, The Daily Beast)

How Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar reflected Black Lives Matter (Andy Battaglia, Vulture)

How to defeat Calhoun (Silpa Kovvali, Slate)

Is it okay to see Nate Parker's Birth of a Nation? (Ashley Weatherford, Rembert Brown, Lindsay Peoples, Dayna Evans, New York Magazine)

The kinder, gentler Trump (Rich Lowry, Politico)

Leslie Jones faces constant abuse - because that's how racism works (Rebecca Carroll, The Guardian)

Letter from a black American: Barack Obama's Louisiana photo-op hides the real devastation (Lee Stranahan, Breitbart)

Michelle Obama: LGBT characters and racial diversity in TV and movies "change how you see the world" (David Ferguson, Raw Story)

The nexus of radical Islam and Black Lives Matter (John Myers, Personal Liberty)

Obama did the right thing on fed prisons (K. Alexander Adams, Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico)

Obama met with Alton Sterling's family, but these activists say it's too little, too late (Aaron Morrison, Mic)

The overwhelming logic of Hispanics for Trump (Peter Navarro, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Nevada)

Portland Public Schools "rap music" ban sparks allegations of racism (Bethany Barnes, The Oregonian)

"Spider-Man" casting controversy revives racial tensions (Adam Howard, NBC News)

There is now no doubt now: The media are biased, and Obama doesn't care about black people (Arthur Schaper, Town Hall)

Trump's efforts to shake racist label likely to come up short (Steve Benen, MSNBC)

Trump's evolving immigration plan compared to Clinton, Obama (Josh Lederman (Associated Press), The Washington Post)

Trump's immigration desperation (Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post)

Under Obama's new enforcement program, fewer illegal immigrants being captured for deportation (Josh Siegel, The Daily Signal)

Watch federal judge declare "black lives matter" from the bench in Seattle (Video, The Seattle Times)

What's the alt-right? A primer (David Weigel, The Washington Post)

A white man asked C-Span how to stop being racist. Here's the fascinating answer (Video, Ellen McGirt, Fortune)

Why is colored person hurtful and person of color OK? A theory of racial euphemisms (John H. McWhorter, Slate)

Why Obama waited over a week to visit flood-stricken Louisiana (Video, The Washington Post)

"You're so exotic": A brief history of racial fetishization (Alex Reaves, Affinity Magazine)


Activists urge Obama to stop using private prison companies to run immigration detention centers (Elizabeth Llorente, Fox News Latino)

Are the police racist? (Scott Johnson, Powerline)

Black lawmakers: Trump is a racist courting white supremacists (Jonathan Easley, The Hill)

Black Lives Matter presses lawsuit against flood-battered Baton Rouge (Valerie Richardson, The Washington Times)

Black Lives Matter protests disrupt LA police commission meeting (Video, Mayde Gomez, ABC7, Los Angeles)

A black voter on Trump: What we have to lose (Video, Issac Bailey, CNN)

The border wall already exists (Todd Miller, Jacobin)

Cops: Gang of men yelled "Black Lives Matter" before beating up 7 white people (Video, PJ Media)

Culture, circumstance, and agency (Aaron M. Renn, City Journal)

Does Airbnb enable racism? (Kristen Clarke, The New York Times)

Donald Glover's Community (Rembert Browne, Vulture)

"Donald Trump is a bigot. There's no other way to get around it." (Video, Inae Oh, Mother Jones)

Hannity to protesters: "All lives matter" (Video, Rebecca Savransky, The Hill)

"Happy birthday Philando Castile" film shows family, friends grappling with loss (Aaron Morrison, Mic)

How to make black lives matter (Garrett Albert Duncan, The Crime Report)

"I have a black son in Baltimore": Anxious new parents and an era of unease (Rachel L. Swarns, The New York Times)

Inside Donald Trump's new strategy to counter the view of many that he is "racist" (Video, Philip Rucker, Robert Costa, Jenna Johnson, The Washington Post)

Is White Lives Matter a movement or white supremacist group (Video, Mary Bowerman, USA Today)

The makeup industry's frustrating cycle of struggle and progress for women of color (Clover Hope, Jezebel)

Now Trump is saying he's imitate Obama's deportation policy(!) (Ben Mathis-Lilley, Slate)

Obama's immigration critics say he's no Trump (Sarah Wheaton, Politico)

Obama surveys Louisiana flood damage; for hardest hit, it's a long road ahead (Video, PBS Newshour)

Obama visits Louisiana flood victims, but some are busy just hanging on (Video, Campbell Robertson, Michael D. Shear, The New York Times)

Prying loose the long-kept secrets of Attica (Boganmeldelse, Jennifer Schuessler, The New York Times)

Sheriff David Clarke: Black Lives Matter cares about political power, not lives (Video, Kate Scanlon, The Blaze)

Social network Nextdoor moves to block racial profiling online (Radio, Aarti Shahani, Morning Edition, NPR)

There's just one flaw in Donald Trump's new plan to show he's not racist (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Trump floats Obama-like deportation plan, and fans don't mind (Video, Sahil Kapur, Jennifer Jacobs, Bloomberg)

Trump just admitted his entire immigration posture is a big scam (Greg Sargent, The Washington Post)

Trump's history undermines new outreach to black voters (Video, Adam Howard, NBC News)

Trump's new deportation plan: Do what Obama is doing but "with a lot more energy" (Video, Jenna Johnson, The Washington Post)

Trump's vision of black America is a white supremacist fantasy (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Trump turned down the NAACP's invitation. Smart move (Video, Jason L. Riley, The Wall Street Journal)

Where the death penalty still lives (Emily Bazelon, The New York Times Magazine)

White Lives Matter and the lost art of shutting the F up (Michael Harriot, The Root)

White supremacist manifestos discovered in Dylan Roof's jail cell (Reuters, The Huffington Post)

The white working class needs cultural renewal, not empty promises (John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist)

Why black voters are rejecting Trump (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

"You're Asian, right? Why are you even here?" (Aaron Mak, Politico)


Ana Navarro: I believe Donald Trump is a racist (Ben Kamisar, The Hill)

AP review: Trump staffers used social media to spread racist, inflammatory content (Chicago Tribune)

Black Lives Matter movement launches misguided attack on Israel (Jack Rosen, The Huffington Post)

Bring the funders of Black Lives Matter to justice (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

Donald in LeBron's house (Roger L. Simon, PJ Media)

Donald Trump and immigration, explained (Dara Lind, Matthew Yglesias, Vox)

Economic anxiety isn't driving racial resentment. Racial resentment is driving economic anxiety. (Michael Tesler, The Washington Post)

Happy birthday Philando Castile: friends' commemoration after shooting - video (Video, Mohammad Gorjestani, Malcolm Pullinger, Ephraim Walker, Andrew Coles, The Guardian)

How Donald Trump's new campaign chief created an online haven for white nationalists (Sarah Posner, Mother Jones)

How racism has shaped welfare policy in America since 1935 (Alma Carten, The Conversation)

How Trump exposed America's white identity crisis (Issac J. Bailey, Politico Magazine)

Is gun control racist? (Antonia Okafor, Bearing Arms)

I was raised a racist. Six decades later, I still combat my upbringing (Judy Johnson,, Alabama)

John Oliver proposes an idea to save "racist voodoo doll" Donald Trump from further humiliation (Video, Inae Oh, Mother Jones)

Judge: Ferguson-Florissant school district elections biased (Jim Salter (Associated Press), ABC News)

The Justice Department's plan to phase out privately run federal prisons (Radio, Senator John Kavanagh, Reginald A. Wilkinson, Carrie Johnson, Carl Takei, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington, DC)

Kerry goes "birther," thanks Kenya for Obama (Video, WND)

The legacy of lynching, on death row (Jeffrey Toobin, The New Yorker)

Mark Kirk: President Obama is "acting like the drug dealer in chief" (Joan McCarter, Daily Kos)

MSNBC's All In highlights the racist tendencies of the website previously run by Trump campaign CEO (Video, Media Matters)

Obama turns "blind eye" to poor black people in Louisiana says black former state senator (Lydklip, Nick Hallett, Breitbart)

Officers White and Porter, cleared in Freddie Gray's death, to receive combined $167K in back pay (Video, Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun)

Opinion: Trump's Latino GOP meeting won't change racist, losing campaign (Video, Stephen A. Nuño, NBC News)

President Obama heads to Baton Rouge to view historic flood damage (Elizabeth Crisp, The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

Racism and talk of religious war: Trump staff's online posts (Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press)

The racist roots of welfare reform (Alma Carten, New Republic)

To every white "ally" who has racist friends (Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

Trump ripped the scab off our country's racism. Let's get to work at eradicating the infection (Egberto Willies, Daily Kos)

Trump's outreach to black voters isn't about black voters (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Virginia's governor wants to give 200,000 ex-prisoners the right to vote. Republicans don't. (German Lopez, Vox)

Voting rights is not a fringe issue (Leslie Savan, The Nation)

Why Latinos should vote for Trump (A.J. Delgado, The Washington Post)


About Portland: Lawsuit asks city to confront history of racism (Colin Milner, Patch)

Attorneys cite Dallas ambush in effort to block release of records in Ferguson suit (The Dallas Morning News)

A black Trump supporter weighs in (James Fallows, The Atlantic)

Blue Lives Matter celebration: Honoring America's police - our brave men and women in blue. (Lloyd Marcus,

Can big data stop bad cops? (Kimbriell Kelly, The Washington Post)

"Central family" remembers Philando Castile during Sunday scholarship fundraiser (Kristi Belcamino, Twin Cities Pioneer Press, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota)

Cop who fatally shot Philando Castile is back at work (Video, Talia Tirella, PIX11, New York)

David Duke show celebrates Trump's Breitbart hire: We've "taken over the Republican Party!" (Radioklip, Tommy Christopher, Mediaite)

Debut novel takes on the American Dream ... racism, recession and all (Radio, Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR)

Donald Trump, a "rigged" election and the politics of race (Maggie Haberman, Matt Flegenheimer, the New York Times)

Donald Trump's stance on deportation and immigration (Aron Macarow, Attn)

Gary Johnson slams the idea of "all lives matter" (Video, Aaron Sankin, The Daily Dot)

"Heckuva Job Brownie" slams Obama's "botched" response to Louisiana floods (Ken Meyer, Mediaite)

Home sales on the rise in Ferguson, 2 years after shooting (Associated Press)

Is Donald Trump softening his illegal immigration stance? (Nicholas Loffredo, Newsweek)

Is Trump backtracking on deporting all illegal aliens? (Rick Moran, PJ Media)

Lawsuit filed by officers in Freddie Gray case vs. Marilyn Mosby without merit, attorneys say (Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun)

Learning from the slaughter in Attica (Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker)

Making a home for black history (Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker)

Martin O'Malley to Lewandowski: US isn't an "only-for-white Americans sort of country" (Video, Alexandra King, CNN)

Obama ignores the Lousiana flooding. Do we care? (Jazz Shaw, Hot Air)

Obama to visit Baton Rouge after being slammed for vacationing amid crises (Dave Boyer, The Washington Times)

Of course there should be an ideological test in immigration (Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review)

Rapper Common endorses Hillary; says Trump's election will bring out racism only seen during "slave days" (Mike Winslow, All HipHop)

The scourge of racism in America (Derek Hunter, Town Hall)

A tale of two standoffs (Michael McLean, Jacobin)

This week in the war on workers: Black Lives Matter and the NAACP say no to more charter schools (Laura Clawson, Daily Kos)

Trump campaign admits that their outreach to African-American voters is racist (Jason Easley, PoliticusUSA)

Trump campaign manager: A deportation force "TBD" (Video, Tal Kopan, CNN)

A Trump deportation reversal (The Wall Street Journal)

Trump peddles the plantation myth about blacks and Democrats (Earl Ofari Hutchinson, The Huffington Post)

Trump's appeal to black voters may repeat past mistakes of GOP outreach (Radio, Sarah McCammon, Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR)

Trump supporter tells Joy Reid isn't racist because top writer is "incredibly gay" (Video, Tom Boggioni, Raw Story)

Trump wants GOP to court black voters -- then slams voting rights for felons (Video, Ashley Killough, Karl de Vries, CNN)

Two kinds of racism: A call for clarity (Peter D'Errico, Indian Country Today Media Network)

When Martin Luther King Jr. came up against Chicago racism (Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Truthout)

White Lives Matter group protests outside NAACP in Houston's third ward (Video, Jessica Hamilton, Darla Guillen, The Houston Chronicle)

Why Obama must pay attention to the Louisiana floods (Eric Holthaus, Newsweek)

Yikes! Sheriff Clarke floats controversial theory on why Obama stayed away from flood (Michael Dorstewitz, BizPac Review)


The 1965 law that gave the Republican Party its race problem (Josh Zeitz, Politico)

Across the border and into school (Emily Deruy, The Atlantic)

Affluent and black, and still trapped by segregation (John Eligon, Robert Gebeloff, The New York Times)

Al Sharpton on Nate Parker: Hollywood trying to "smear the messenger" (Jamal Watson, The Root)

Are police ticketing practices creating a tinder box in black community? (Video, Sara Sidner, CNN)

Attorneys clash over document release in Ferguson lawsuit (Jim Suhr, Associated Press)

Attorney sues Ohio judge over Black Lives Matter button (Associated Press, ABC News)

Black Lives Matter's Deray Mckesson now a U. Chicago Institute of Politics fellow (Dave Huber, The College Fix)

Clinton campaign using undocumented "Dreamers" to boost Latino vote (Fox News)

Donald Trump's new focus: Wooing African-Americans (Emily Cadei, Newsweek)

Federal judge refers Sheriff Joe Arpaio for criminal contempt (Video, Megan Cassidy, The Arizona Republic)

Frank Ocean pays tribute to Trayvon Martin in insane new "Nikes" video (Patrick Ryan, USA Today)

Frank Ocean: "RIP Trayvon, that nigga look just like me" (Nikita Richardson, The Fader)

Gabby Douglas and the damning of black women (Jouelzy, The Root)

Here's what it's like to be a defense investigator in a rigged criminal justice system (Judith Coburn, Mother Jones)

Houston's public higher education history a reflection of American racism (Benjamin Wermund, The Houston Chronicle, Texas)

In Baton Rouge, fledgling hope that disaster may help heal a wounded city (Emma Brown, The Washington Post)

Irony squared: Could Donald Trump be the savior of black America? (Roger L. Simon, PJ Media)

Is a hate crimes bill to protect police needed? (Video, Phillip M. Bailey, Morgan Watkins, The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky)

It's hard to imagine a much worse pitch Donald Trump could have made for the black vote (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Judge calls for Joe Arpaio to face charges over alleged ongoing racial profiling (Associated Press, The Guardian)

LA Times poll narrative ignores finding: 10-point black voter shift to Trump (Tom Blumer, NewsBusters)

Life lessons from a small-town undertaker as white women die younger in America (Terrence McCoy, The Washington Post)

Losing "The Nightly Show" matters: Larry Wilmore's satire was crucial for our democracy (Sophia A. McClennen, Salon)

National data | Trump is on to something - blacks HAVE lost ground in Obama's economy (Edwin S. Rubenstein,

Obama's Katrina moment (Leder, The Register-Guard, Oregon)

Obama warns Louisiana officials not to discriminate with disaster relief (Rick Moran, American Thinker)

Olympics coverage and commentary managed to offend, annoy, and alienate almost everyone (Jenee Desmond-Harris, Vox)

Political correctness has skewed our understanding of racism (Hsin-Yi Lo, The Huffington Post Australien)

"Racialists" are cheered by Trump's latest strategy (David Weigel, The Washington Post)

"Racist!": Trump supporters forced to run "gauntlet" through aggressive, violent protesters (Jason Howerton, The Blaze)

Rasmussen poll shows overwhelming, all-racial support for Trump's Muslim immigration ban (Peter Brimelow,

Sheriff Clarke calls president Obama a "cop hater" (Video, PJ Media)

Trump and the black vote: Is there a road to redemption? (Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor)

Trump: GOP "must do better" on African-American outreach (Ben Schreckinger, Politico)

Trump's racism: Cat calls and the double helix (Walter Rhett, SFGate, San Francisco)

Trump's speech to African American voters wasn't fooling anyone (Bonnie Greer, The Independent, UK)

Trump time capsule #81: "What the Hell do you have to lose?" (James Fallows, The Atlantic)

"We wanted to make a point": Jury awards $500,000 in racial-bias suit (Jessica Prokop, The Seattle Times)

Why teachers won Detroit's "sick-out" case (Lucy Schouten, The Christian Science Monitor)

Why white Americans fail to reckon with the truth of slavery (Boganmeldelse, Claire Fallon, The Huffington Post)


Activists see racial bias in suspect's treatment after gruesome Florida killing (Katie Rogers, The New York Times)

The all-American Donald Trump: why Trump's rise could only happen here (Richard Yeselson, Vox)

As Trump tours flood-ravaged La., White House announces Obama's going, too (Domenico Montanaro, NPR)

Australia needs its own Black Lives Matter movement to solve its huge Indigenous incarceration problem (Alex McKinnon, Quartz)

Clinton, Trump: Two views of policing in America (Caitlin Huey-Burns, Real Clear Politics)

A documentary on hope, love, and beauty in Ferguson (Video, Jaime Alfaro, Yes Magazine)

Donald Trump tells African-Americans they are desperate enough to vote for him (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Fascism and democracy (Dylan Riley, George Souvlis, Jacobin)

The fine line between safe space and segregation, cont'd (Læserbreve samlet af Chris Bodenner, The Atlantic)

The forgotten government plan to round up Muslims (Ben Wofford, Politico)

Gaffe track: Trump doesn't love the half-Indians (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Hacked documents: Soros funded Black Lives Matter (C. Mitchell Shaw, The New American)

"Honest conversations" about race (Kevin D. Williamson, National Review)

Inequality has gotten so bad that we're offshoring our grandparents (Katherine Stewart, The Nation)

Is President Obama an "Uncle Tom"? Green Party veep nominee Ajamu Baraka just called him one (Ian Reifowitz, The Huffington Post)

Jesse Jackson on rising racial tensions in America (Interview, The Boston Globe)

Milwaukee neighborhood yearns for better days in wake of police killing (Oliver Laughland, Jon Swaine, The Guardian)

Obama must sever government contracting with private prisons (Leder, The Seattle Times)

Obama to visit Baton Rouge on Tuesday, following criticism from GOP (Greg Jaffe, The Washington Post)

Philando Castile's alma mater has come up with the perfect way to honor his memory (Rafi Schwartz, Fusion)

Poor Donald runs for black cover (Trey Ellis, The Huffington Post)

Protesters, Castile family upset that St. Anthony officer back on the job (Video, Reg Chapman, CBS Minnesota)

Rape allegations, a breakout star, and the Oscars: how the attempt to smooth Nate Parker's past failed so badly (Caroline Framke, Vox)

Road to urban despair paved by Democrats (John Kass, Chicago Tribune)

A tale of two Louisiana disasters and media bias (Joe Concha, The Hill)

Trump advisor: Maybe a "backdrop of a burning car" would reach black voters better (Video, Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story)

Trump and blacks (Thomas Sowell, Real Clear Politics)

Trump predicts he can win 95 percent of the black vote (Video, Louis Nelson, Politico)

Trump says African-Americans have "no education, no anything" (Video, Judd Legum, Think Progress)

Trump shames Obama into visiting Louisiana's victims (Leder, New York Post)

Trump's new ad inadvertently reveals the core absurdity of his whole campaign (Greg Sargent, The Washington Post)

Trump's strategy on race issues (Rosslyn Smith, American Thinker)

Trump's truth-telling on race could turn the campaign around (Deroy Murdock, New York Post)

Trump's ugly and dishonest new TV ad shows he isn't changing a thing (Greg Sargent, The Washington Post)

Trump to black voters: You're poor, so why the Hell don't you vote for me (Jeremy Stahl, Slate)

Two black men ask: Where are Black Lives Matter activists and New Black Panthers amid Louisiana flooding? (Video, Dave Urbanski, The Blaze)

Washington man stabs kissing interracial couple, cites Donald Trump when arrested (Sophia Tesfaye, Salon)

Watch Donald Trump's first campaign TV ad (Video, The Wall Street Journal, YouTube)

A white supremacist black swan? (Justin Hienz, U.S. News & World Report)

White supremacist stabs interracial couple after seeing them kiss at bar, police say (Video, Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post)

Why is the country's most dominant distance runner not in Rio? (Noah Gallagher Shannon, New York Times Magazine)


7 Chicago officers face firing over Laquan McDonald cover-up (Mitch Smith, Richard A. Oppel Jr., The New York Times)

Aaron Rodgers, just say Black Lives Matter (Domonique Foxworth, The Undefeated)

Al Sharpton: Donald Trump shows "complete disregard" for black voters (Reena Fores, CBS News)

America banned Muslims long before Donald Trump (Khaled A. Beydoun, The Washington Post)

America's wealth gap is split along racial lines - and it's getting dangerously wider (Alvin Chang, Vox)

Andrew Jackson: The dangerous candidate (Podcast, John Dickerson, Whistlestop, Slate)

Black Lives Matter encourages justifiable homicide of black people (William A. Levinson, American Thinker)

Black Republicans growing even more frustrated with Trump effort (Darren Sands, Buzzfeed)

"Blood in the Water," a gripping account of the Attica Prison uprising (Boganmeldelse, Mark Oppenheimer, The New York Times)

Charged with murder, but they didn't kill anyone - police did (Sarah Macaraeg, Chicago Reader)

Chicago police chief endorses firing of officers in Laquan McDonald shooting (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Chicago's top cop recommends 7 officers in Laquan McDonald shooting be fired (Video, NBC Chicago)

Dancing officer gets in "Formation" with Beyoncé-inspired routine (Video, Maya A. Jones, The Undefeated)

Donald Trump's rise didn't come out of nowhere (Lee Drutman, Pacific Standard)

The excellence of Colson Whitehead (Kima Jones, GQ)

The forgotten flood (Noah Rothman, Commentary)

Giuliani: Trump challenged blacks to break Democrats' monopoly (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Have North Carolina Republicans found a way to reinstate discriminatory voting rules? (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

How genomic sequencing may be widening racial disparities in cancer care (Science Daily)

It's a new day at the WWE (Martenzie Johnson, The Undefeated)

Jill Stein's VP doubles down on calling Obama "Uncle Tom" in truly wild town hall (Video, Emily Cahn, Mic)

John Bell Edwards: Now is not the best time for President Obama to visit (Julia O'Donoghue, The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

Justice Department plans to stop using private prisons (Pema Levy, Mother Jones)

Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons (Matt Zapotosky, Chico Harlan, The Washington Post)

KING: A tale of two face-eating men in Florida - one white, one black (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Louisiana's underwater right now. Shouldn't our national leaders notice? (Jim Geraghty, National Review)

The machines that could rid courtrooms of racism (Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post)

Marcus Garvey's family asks President Obama for a posthumous pardon (Gretel Kauffman, The Christian Science Monitor)

Milwaukee officer who fatally shot Sylville Smith knew him from high school, family says (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

The Obama-Clinton immigration agenda will mean the Balkanization of America (John Fonte, National Review)

On social media, as in life, white people are way less likely to talk about race (Gene Demby, NPR)

Police: Olympia stabbing was racially motivated (Video, Drew Mikkelsen, NWCN, Washington/Oregon)

Ray Lewis says he's still fighting for racial unity despite BLM backlash (Brennan Williams, The Huffington Post)

Richard Pryor's daughter opens up about the racism her family faced in Beverly Hills (Lisa Capretto (CNN), The Huffington Post)

The Ryan Lochte "robbery" story is the epitome of white privilege (Britni Danielle, Ebony)

St. Paul Central High School creating scholarship in Philando Castile's honor (Liz Sawyer, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

A summer of grim surprises in Louisiana (Danny Heitman, The Wall Street Journal)

Swimming's racial divide (Læserbrev, The New York Times)

"They Can't Kill Us All" debuts 2 years after Ferguson (Wesley Lowery, TIME)

Thurgood Marshall's interracial love: "I don't care what people think. I'm marrying you." (DeNeen L. Brown, The Washington Post)

Today's racial wealth gap is wider than in the 1960s (Simone Pathe, PBS Newshour)

Trayvon Martin's family secretly involved in new Kate Hudson movie (Radar Online)

Trump says fight against ISIS could require racial profiling (Eric Levitz, New York Magazine)

Trump slams Dems for abusing blacks (Deroy Murdock, National Review)

Videos surface of a death in custody the LAPD didn't want released (Video, Topher Sanders, ProPublica)

What concealed-carry gun laws mean for individual freedom and public safety (Radio, Evan Osnos, John Donohoe, Tim Schmidt, Antoia Okafor, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington, DC)

What do people mean when they say Donald Trump is racist? (Kelefa Sanneh, The New Yorker)

What my week of jury duty taught me about race (Jay Newton-Small, TIME)

What we lose when POC entertainers crack into the mainstream (Navneet Alang, Buzzfeed)

When the suspect is an armed black man - and the cop is black (Larry Elder, Real Clear Politics)

The white obsession with perfect victims of police violence is insulting to everyone's intelligence (Tim Wise (The Influence), Raw Story)

Why a computer program that judges rely on around the country was accused of racism (Video, Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post)

Why do black activists care about Palestine? (Emma Green, The Atlantic)

Why is it so hard for pundits to admit that America's racism is what's driving Trump's campaign? (Michael Arceneaux, The Root)

Why is the media treating Trump's racist speech like it was actual outreach to black voters? (Video, Tommy Christopher, Mediaite)


1966: Mayors face racial troubles (International Herald Tribune, The New York Times)

About Donald Trump's "black voter" pitch ... (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

America's racial wealth divide is nothing sort of shocking (Dedrick Muhammad, The Huffington Post)

Bill O'Reilly explains to black guests what's in black voters' best interests (Video, Sam Reisman, Mediaite)

"The Birth of a Nation," Nate Parker's heralded film, is now cloaked in controversy (Brooks Barnes, Cara Buckley, The New York Times)

Black Lives Matter agenda coming to classrooms in Omaha (Kimberly Fletcher, The Blaze)

"Black Lives Matter" is important because all lives matter (Jacqueline Battalora, Chicago Tribune)

Black Lives Matter organizer: Police are allowed to kill black people with "impunity" [VIDEO] (Video, Steve Guest, The Daily Caller)

Both black and white Americans believe there is widespread racism (Austin American-Statesman)

California slaughter: The state-sanctioned genocide of Native-Americans (Alexander Nazaryan, Newsweek)

The case for extreme immigrant vetting (George J. Borjas, Politico)

Dakota Access pipeline: Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Archambault calls on Obama for aid (Theresa Braine, Indian Country Today Media Network)

Danny Glover & Larry Hamm on Black Lives Matter, police killings & how to stop Donald Trump (Video, Democracy Now)

Derrick Z. Jackson: Milwaukee's invisible racial cage (Derrick Z. Jackson, The Boston Globe)

Detroit's white racist heritage ... in letters (Michael Jackman, Metro Times, Detroit, Michigan)

Donald Trump calls the slavery era a good time before reaching out to black voters (Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump in Denmark (Jeffrey Frank, The New Yorker)

Donald Trump proposes banning immigrants based on ideology, but Bush and Obama got there first (Alex Emmons, The Intercept)

Donald Trump wants to win over black voters. Here's how he already blew his chance. (Emily Cahn, Mic)

The fine line between safe space and segregation (Emily Deruy, The Atlantic)

Flooding compounds pain of tragic summer in Baton Rouge (Campbell Robertson, Alan Blinder, The New York Times)

How racial bias, income inequality and the 2016 election can hurt your health (Video, Kimbriell Kelly, The Washington Post)

Is Donald Trump's popularity fueled by racism or economic anxiety? Yes. (Zach Carter, The Huffington Post)

KKK leader from Long Island on "Black Lives Matter": They should be ashamed of themselves (Lisa Finn, Patch)

KKK plans to disrupt Black Lives Matter rally in the Hamptons (Jamie Schram, New York Post)

Minnesota chief defends officer in July shooting of Castile (Kyle Potter (Associated Press), ABC News)

Naming America's own genocide (Richard White, The Nation)

Negative cartoons inflame racial tension (Læserbrev, The Boston Globe)

Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay on the push for "inclusion" (not diversity), tackling Black Lives Matter beyond the "hashtag" (Michael O'Connell, The Hollywood Reporter)

Our views: Vacation or not, a hurting Louisiana needs you now, President Obama (Leder, The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

The plight of the white working class isn't economic, it's cultural (John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist)

Private prison reveals the truth about Pres. Obama's immigration policy (Danielle DeCourcey, Attn)

The pull of racial patronage (Ross Douthat, The New York Times)

Racial bias and the crumbling of a city (Shaina Cavazos, The Atlantic)

Sharpton trashes Trump's message for black voters (Nolan D. McCaskill, Politico)

St. Louis police major claims racial discrimination after he was passed over for promotion (Joel Currier, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Trump and the black vote (James Taranto, The Wall Street Journal)

Trump appeals to black voters in attempt to offset dismal polling (Video, Oliver Laughland, The Guardian)

Trump exposed an ugly secret about Dems and African-Americans (Leder, New York Post)

Trump going after black votes (J. Marsolo, American Thinker)

Trump pulls back curtain on "urban plantations" (WND)

Trump's damage has already been done: He has nurtured a generation of racist bullies (Matthew Rozsa, Salon)

Trump seeks black voters' support after unrest in Milwaukee (Kevin Cirilli, Bloomberg)

Trump suggests racial profiling and says of Omar Mateen's father, "I'd throw him out" (Video, Aaron Blake, The Washington Post)

Trump to black voters: Democratic party has failed you - video (Video, The Guardian)

Wait, what? Glenn Beck claims Donald Trump is creating a conservative "Black Lives Matter" (Frieda Powers, BizPac Review)

Where is Obama while Louisiana floods and Milwaukee burns? (J. Marsolo, American Thinker)

Why blacks loathe Trump (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Why do some people think this meme is racist? (BBC News)


Addressing white privilege is only a small step in combating systemic racism (Emma Niles, TruthDig)

After his show is canceled, Larry Wilmore thanks fans and Comedy Central (Dave Itzkoff, The New York Times)

Alan Dershowitz's "advice" to Black Lives Matter (Thomas S. Harrington, Counterpunch)

Baton Rouge experiences loss as "historic flooding" continues (Maya A. Jones, The Undefeated)

Before Trump, there was Romney (Martin Longman, Washington Monthly)

Black Lives Matter cashes in with $100 million from liberal foundations (Valerie Richardson, The Washington Times)

Black Lives Matter seeks destruction, chaos (Edmund Kozak, LifeZette)

A black man's coming of age in the age of Obama (Hope Wabuke, The Root)

Black Milwaukee isn't rallying behind a criminal, it's protesting a city that treats it like one (Justin Glawe, The Daily Beast)

By many measures, Milwaukee is toughest US city for blacks (Sara Burnett, Associated Press)

A chat with Orange Is the New Black's Adrienne C. Moore about race, religion and the future of Black Cindy (Rachel Vorona Cote, Jezebel)

Clinton's and Trump's approaches to racial politics mirror the fault lines of a nation (Abby Phillip, Jose A. DelReal, The Washington Post)

CNN edits out Milwaukee victim's sister calling for violence in "the suburbs" (Bradford Richardson, The Washington Times)

A conversation with Khizr and Ghazala Khan (Radio/video, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington DC)

Does black success matter? (Thomas Sowell, Town Hall)

Donald Trump plots strategy on ISIS -- and campaign revival (Video, Stephen Collinson, CNN)

Donald Trump's plan to subject immigrants to "ideological tests," explained (Dara Lind, Vox)

The easiest way to get rid of racism? Just redefine it. (Greg Howard, The New York Times Magazine)

A false race narrative in Milwaukee (Jonathan S. Tobin, Commentary)

Father "utterly terrified" after trooper points gun at his 7-year-old during traffic stop (Amy B. Wang, The Washington Post)

Federal judge declares "black lives matter" from the bench (Blake Neff, The Daily Caller)

The fine line between countering security threats and racial profiling (Radio, Mary Louise Kelly, Morning Edition, NPR)

The fire this time in Milwaukee (Eugene Kane, The Undefeated)

For Milwaukee, the police shooting of Sylville Smith was the last straw on a huge pile (German Lopez, Vox)

Fox's Ralph Peters: "Lincoln freed the slaves, Obama freed the terrorists" (Video, Media Matters)

Game changer? Trump makes a play for the black vote (Roger L. Simon, PJ Media)

The great regression (Victor Davis Hanson, National Review)

How to combat implicit bias (Brando Simeo Starkey, The Undefeated)

How to explain Black Lives Matter to white people (Michael Harriot, The Root)

How we can make Milwaukee's race riot the last (Rachel Lu, The Federalist)

If you want to know the truth about the criminal-justice system, talk to this private investigator (Judith Coburn, The Nation)

Implicit bias and the NFL draft (Brando Simeo Starkey, The Undefeated)

Inside the Nate Parker rape case (Kate Briquelet, M.L. Nestel, The Daily Beast)

Intel firm: Even more radical sect of Black Lives Matter emerges (Logan Churchwell, Breitbart)

Is Angela Corey the cruelest prosecutor in America? (Jessica Pishko, The Nation)

Is there still time for Obama to make good on his clemency promises? (Vann R. Newkirk II, The Atlantic)

The long road to police reform in Baltimore (Annalies Winny, Vice)

Long-violent white Tulsa Oklahoma man murders Lebanese-American in case of extraordinary police ineptitude (Sarah Lazare, AlterNet)

Man's "unusual fixation" with Lebanese neighbors led to killing, Tulsa police say (Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post)

Milwaukee’s black explosion an omen, and also an opportunity (Leonard Pitts, Jr., Miami Herald)

The movement to define Native American cuisine (Tejal Rao, The New York Times)

North Carolina won't stop suppressing the vote (Ari Berman, The Nation)

On Freddie Gray's birthday, hopes for police reform, community change (Donna Owens, NBC News)

Paul Krugman: Racism, not economic anxiety, drives Trump voters (Alexander C. Kaufman, The Huffington Post)

Pew study: 67 percent of white social media users won't post about race (Jenée Desmond-Harris, Vox)

Racial segregation, not economic hardship, explains Trump (Tanvi Misra, CityLab)

Racial violence forces reporters to leave Milwaukee after police shooting (Jim Dalrymple II, Claudia Koerner, Mike Hayes, Ema O'Connor, BuzzFeed)

Report shows racial disparities in city arrest reduction efforts (Yoav Gonen, New York Post)

RNC launches Hispanic outreach campaign backing Trump (Eliza Collins, USA Today)

Sister of Sylville Smith believes Milwaukee cop knew slain brother from high school (Video, Nicole Hensley, New York Daily News)

A spike in homicides. Job loss. Bad schools. Milwaukee unrest "isn't about one thing" (Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times)

STUDY: #BlackLivesMatter hashtag has encouraged racial discourse (Kenrya Rankin, ColorLines)

Three years of nights (Peter Nickeas, Chicago Magazine)

Tomgram: Judith Coburn, On the mean streets of America (Judith Coburn,

Trump, rallying white crowd for police, accuses Democrats of exploiting blacks (Yamiche Alcindor, The New York Times)

Twitter promotes Black Lives Matter racist hate group (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

Walker: Clinton is "inflaming" situation in Milwaukee (Eliza Collins, USA Today)

We're no. 2! Wisconsin now more racist than Minnesota (Susan Du, City Pages)

What would happen if Milwaukee protesters had their way? (Cameron Gray, Conservative Review)

Why Netflix's Luke Cage is the superhero we really need now (Jason Tanz, Wired)

The world is full of walls that don't work (Michael Dear, Politico)

Would racism exist if there had been no US slavery? (Jason Nichols, The Hill)

Your legal guide to getting arrested (Dan Ralls, Deadspin)


After another black man is killed by police, Milwaukee erupts (Leder, The Washington Post)

After decade of segregation, anger boils over in Milwaukee (Brendan O'Brien, Reuters)

Angry after Milwaukee police shooting, protesters turn against media, too (John Eligon, Kay Nolan, The New York Times)

Another implausible Black Lives Matter martyr (Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine)

The anti-cop movement hits a new low in Milwaukee (Rich Lowry, New York Post)

As a young Donald Trump began his real estate career, he fought hard against allegations of racial bias (Noah Bierman, Joseph Tanfani, Los Angeles Times)

The awkward race issue Milwaukee shooting raises (Video, Issac Bailey, CNN)

Baltimore police lieutenant resigns after calling Black Lives Matter "thugs" (Tom McKay, Mic)

Black Lives Matter ponders its next steps (Cameron McWhirter, Gary Fields, Jennifer Calfas, The Wall Street Journal)

Black women, hair and Olympic power (Jill Hudson, The Undefeated)

The burden of being Asian American on campus (Julia Wang, The Atlantic)

The evolution of black men in cartoons is sure to bring back memories (Kelley D. Evans, The Undefeated)

In conversation with Colson Whitehead (Boris Kachka, Vulture)

Donald Trump is encouraging intimidation and racial profiling at the polls (Ari Berman, The Nation)

Every police shooting isn't murder. National Guard activated in Milwaukee riots, violence and arrests follow police shooting of black man (Melony Hill, The Urban Twist)

Ford Foundation will fund Black Lives Matter big time (Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine)

The "Get Down"'s Black Lives Matter moment (Kevin Fallon, The Daily Beast)

Glenn Beck urges conservatives to understand "Black Lives Matter" (David Weigel, The Washington Post)

G.O.P. urges Donald Trump to broaden outreach to black voters (Jonathan Martin, Yamiche Alcindor, The New York Times)

The "ground" in "Stand Your Ground" means any place a white person is nervous (Patricia J. Williams, The Nation)

How a woman who's served 23 years in prison raised her daughter from behind bars (Casey Tolan, Fusion)

How does burning a gas station advance your cause? (Todd Starnes, Fox News)

In Milwaukee shooting, consider the black officer: Christian Schneider (Christian Schneider (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel), USA Today)

KING: Milwaukee riots weren't just caused by Sylville Smith's death, or police brutality, but years of injustice (Video, Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Larry Wilmore's "Nightly Show" cancellation and late night's "unblackening" (Kevin Fallon, The Daily Beast)

The legacy of lynching, on death row (Jeffrey Toobin, The New Yorker)

Let's talk about race: #BlackLivesMatter hashtag actually sparking dialogue (Alex P. Kellogg, NBC News)

Man shot, officer injured as Milwaukee protests turn violent for a second night (Dan Simmons, Peter Holley, The Washington Post)

Mayor declares curfew after second night of Milwaukee unrest (Video, Richie Duchon, Cassandra Vinograd, Corky Siemaszko, NBC News)

Milwaukee county sheriff to protesters: "Stop trying to fix the police, fix the ghetto" (Carimah Townes, Think Progress)

Milwaukee is my hometown. These clashes were decades in the making (Syreeta McFadden, The Guardian)

Milwaukee's deep history of racial tensions (Video, Holly Yan, CNN)

Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke: ‘Progressive left has put my citizens in harm’s way’ (Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times)

Milwaukee's war on black people (Sarah Lazare, AlterNet)

Milwaukee violence: Why is it so hard to talk about race in America? (Ellen McGirt, Fortune)

North Carolina asks Supreme Court to restore strict voting procedures (Robert Barnes, The Washington Post)

NYU study looks at how racial inequality is produced online (Pressemeddelelse, New York University)

Obama's Milwaukee (Matthew Vadum, FrontPage Mag)

Officials cite Milwaukee shooting victim's criminal record (Associated Press)

On Gabby Douglas's hair, black women, why we care and why we shouldn't (Candace Buckner, The Washington Post)

The perilous lure of the underground railroad (Kathryn Schulz, The New Yorker)

Pew: Online support for Black Lives Matter shifted after shooting of Dallas police officers (John Sexton, Hot Air)

A Pew report shows that tweeting about race is more than "hashtag activism" (Jenée Desmond-Harris, Vox)

Police and racial bias (Leder, The Register-Guard, Oregon)

Police can use a legal grey area to rob anyone of their belongings (Kaveh Waddell, The Atlantic)

A Polk perspective: Obama and the thin blue line (J.K. Russell, The Ledger, Lakeland, Florida)

The racial segregation and economic devastation that made Milwaukee a "powder keg" (Bryce Covert, Think Progress)

Racial segregation is alive and well on social media (Daniel Rivero, Fusion)

The radicalism of Black Lives Matter (Martha Biondi, In These Times)

Raw data: Racial resentment among blue-collar whites hasn't changed in 30 years (Kevin Drum, Mother Jones)

Rudy Giuliani says Milwaukee protests prove law and order is out of control (Video, Hrafnkell Haraldsson, PoliticusUSA)

Rush Limbaugh: Black Lives Matter is "approaching unionized gang status" (Steve Guest, The Daily Caller)

Sister of Milwaukee man fatally shot by cops caught on video urging rioters to burn down the suburbs (Video, Carly Hoilman, The Blaze)

Social media conversations about race (Rapport, Monica Anderson, Paul Hitlin, Pew Research Center)

This former sheriff is leading the GOP's response to policing "crisis" in America (Josh Siegel, The Daily Siegel)

This is how Obama can prove we have nothing to fear from Syrian refugees (Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (Ret.), Accuracy in Media)

This was bound to happen in the Milwaukee I know (Martenzie Johnson, The Undefeated)

The top news events that got America talking about race (Niraj Chokshi, The New York Times)

Truth in stereotypes (Lee Jussim, Aeon)

What I learned as a black man traveling through the terrifying heart of America (Wilbert L. Cooper, Vice)

White Christian America is dying (John Sides, The Washington Post)

White, working-class men are less racist than you think (Kevin Drum, Mother Jones)

Why did this historically black church endorse Donald Trump? (Video, Rachaell Davis, Essence)

Why I don't think it makes sense to attribute Trump's support to economic anxiety (Matthew Yglesias, Vox)

Why Milwaukee burns (Heather Mac Donald, City Journal)

Why Milwaukee had all the "ingredients" to become Ferguson (Video, Mary Bowerman, USA Today)

Why Trump's immigration ideas won't work (Nahal Toosi, Politico)

Will Simone Manuel inspire more black children to swim? (Gretchen Reynolds, The New York Times)


7,000 rescued as storms, flooding wreak havoc on Louisiana (Associated Press, Los Angeles Times)

"Acting out ain't gonna solve nothing:" Sisters of man shot, killed by police encourage peace (Video, Madeline Anderson, Katie Delong, Fox6Now, Milwaukee)

After fatal shooting, Milwaukee police chief says officer's actions were justified (Chuck Quimbach, Wisconsin Public Radio)

Baltimore Black Lives Matter chain themselves in protest at state's police convention (Video, Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story)

Black students less likely to get mental health care than white students says study, sparking racism concerns (Ershad Kaleebullah, Inquisitr)

Clinton and Kaine are challenging white Americans on racial issues (Perry Bacon Jr., NBC News)

Dylann Roof's lawyer a Canadian-born crusader against death penalty (Daniel Dale, The Toronto Star, Canada)

Ex-Baltimore cop slams DOJ, Black Lives Matter (Jesse Lee Peterson, WND)

EXCLUSIVE: Explosion of homelessness predicted for Obama administration voucher plan to desegregate low-income tenants (Greg B. Smith, New York Daily News)

Father of Sylville Smith, shot & killed by police: "When they see the wrong role model, this is what you get" (Video, Fox6Now, Milwaukee)

Flynn: Officer who fatally shot Sylville Smith is African-American; there are concerns for his safety (Video, Katie Delong, A.J. Bayatpour, Fox6Now, Milwaukee)

Glenn Beck whitesplains how Black Lives Matter is really about black-on-black crime (Video, Tommy Christopher, Mediaite)

Gov. Walker activates Wisconsin National Guard in wake of officer-involved shooting, subsequent violence (Katie Delong, Fox6Now, Milwaukee)

How do Americans view poverty? Many blue-collar whites, key to Trump, criticize poor people as lazy and content to stay on welfare (David Lauter, Los Angeles Times)

How Trump remixed the Republican "Southern strategy" (Robert P. Jones, The Atlantic)

In aftermath of riots, "a lot of us are lost" (Video, Rick Romell, Raquel Rutledge, Dave Umhoefer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

The man police can't stop carding (Jim Rankin, The Toronto Star, Canada)

Media are flat wrong to dismiss voter-fraud concerns (John Fund, National Review)

Michelle Obama's distinguished legacy (Daryel R. Dunston, The Huffington Post)

Milwaukee crowd turns violent after police fatally shoot armed man (Video, Phil Helsel, NBC News)

Milwaukee protests turn violent after officer fatally shoots fleeing man (Peter Holley, The Washington Post)

Milwaukee reeling after deadly police shooting (Video, Faith Karimi, Joe Sutton, Thom Patterson, Ryan Young, CNN)

Milwaukee residents, business owners express anger about rioting, destruction (Video, Tony Briscoe, Chicago Tribune)

Milwaukee riot a textbook example of the fruits of racial agitation (Thomas Lifson, American Thinker)

Milwaukee riots erupt after police shooting of armed man (German Lopez, Vox)

Milwaukee sheriff David Clarke blames culture, not cops for shooting (Brian Freeman, Newsmax)

Milwaukee unrest: Firefighters battle fires at multiple businesses on city's north side (Video, Brad Hicks, Fox6Now, Milwaukee)

Mom of man shot by cops in Milwaukee speaks out (Associated Press, New York Post)

National Guard activated as Milwaukee cleans up after police shooting protests (Video, Elisha Fieldstadt, Associated Press, NBC News)

On "Survivor's Remorse," a fight over visibility for black women of all complexions (Tamara Best, The New York Times)

President Obama signs Lousiana disaster declaration (Pressemeddelelse, The White House)

Racial violence in Milwaukee was decades in the making, residents say (John Eligon, The New York Times)

Racism pervades our institutions, yet all are "innocent" (Leonard Pitts Jr., The Seattle Times)

"Theyre beating every white person": Riots, fires after fatal shooting sparks chaos in Milwaukee (Video, Olaf Eckberg (The American Mirror), Fox News)

Unrest follows fatal police shooting in Milwaukee (Associated Press, NPR)

USA Today's Heidi Przybyla: Trump continued his birtherism narrative by calling Obama "the founder of ISIS" (Video, Media Matters)

The violent protests in Milwaukee (Video, Marina Koren, The Atlantic)

The violent protests in Milwaukee, cont'd (Læserbreve samlet af Chris Bodenner, The Atlantic)

Why Frantz Fanon's call to rise against racism still resonates today (Socialist Worker, UK)


Ban on criminal history question for US job seekers reveals deeper issue: racism (Tom Kutsch, The Guardian)

Black Lives Matter protest draws attention to police contract (Jacob Beltran, San Antonio Express-News, Texas)

Crown Heights community leaders who helped heal racial tensions after 1991 riots reunite to celebrate "a more open and peaceful community" (Ginger Adams Otis, New York Daily News)

Donald Trump is making America meaner (Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times)

Imam and his assistant killed in a shooting near a mosque in Queens (Eli Rosenberg, Nate Schweber, The New York Times)

Jailhouse fight with Dylann Roof leads to fame and fortune for Dwayne Stafford (Trymaine Lee, NBC News)

Obama gives drug dealers a second chance, but not their victims (Læserbrev, The San Luis Obispo Tribune, Californien)

Pandora's box (The Economist)

Raising the minimum wage against racism is like sex for virginity - entirely counterproductive (Tim Worstall, Forbes)

The repeated racism of Snapchat (Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic)

St. Louis man found shot at Buzz Westfall plaza last year dies; police investigating (Joel Currier, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

"This isn't racism": students seeking nonwhite roommate spark debate (Sam Levin, The Guardian)

To be young, rich and Chinese in America (Frank Shyong, Los Angeles Times)

Trump and the exploitation of right rage: It's not the economy, stupid, that's attracting angry white men to him (Bob Cesca, Salon)

Watch anti-racism activist Tim Wise trace the historical context of Trump's use of race (Video, Brianna Provenzano, Mic)

We white people must own our role in racial injustice (Chris McLeod, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

What we learned about Trump's supporters this week (Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker)

Why the Black Lives Matter movement has to take on charter schools (Andre Perry Ph.D., The Root)


2016 Election lawsuit trackers: The new election laws and the suits challenging them (Sarah Smith, ProPublica)

After historic swimming gold, Simone Manuel addresses police brutality and racism (Lindsay Gibbs, Think Progress)

American Simone Manuel speaks out on police brutality, race after earning Olympic gold (Video, Martin Rogers, USA Today)

Arrests continue a mile from Standing Rock Indian reservation as 250 American Indians protest pipeline (Levi Rickert, Native News Online)

Asking for a friend: Should I put up a Black Lives Matter sign in our lily-white neighborhood? (Liza Featherstone, The Nation)

Behind the headlines: What is it like to report on Ferguson? (Podcast, Kelly Moffitt, St Louis on The Air, St. Louis Public Radio)

Black lives matter, but the movement of that name is a sham (Washington Examiner)

Black Lives Matter must rescind anti-Israel declaration (Alan M. Dershowitz, The Boston Globe)

Chicago Urban League releases plan to combat "structural racism" (Reuben Unrau, Chicago Tonight, WTTW)

Does civic unrest impact student achievement? (Lauren Camera, U.S. News & World Report)

Federal courts strike down racial gerrymandering, voter ID in North Carolina as part of a national trend for voting rights (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Ferguson, Missouri two years on (Video, Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, PBS)

The hole in Obama's legacy (Eric Alterman, The New Yorker)

How Simone Biles broke gymnastics (Boguddrag, Dvora Meyers, Deadspin)

If Donald Trump were black, would the GOP base accept him? The answer is obvious (James Kirchick, Los Angeles Times)

I'm Latino. I'm Hispanic. And they're different, so I drew a comic to explain. (Terry Blas, Vox)

The life and death of Luis Góngora: the police killing nobody noticed (Julia Carrie Wong, The Guardian)

A massive new study debunks a widespread theory for Donald Trump's success (Max Ehrenfreund, Jeff Guo, The Washington Post)

Michael Savage: "Demonic" Obama turning America "into a Muslim nation" (Radioklip, Brian Tashman, Right Wing Watch)

The morality of voting for Trump (Laura Ingraham, LifeZette)

Newspaper covers Simone Manuel's historic gold in olympically offensive way (Lee Moran, The Huffington Post)

On pardoning and commuting prison sentences, Obama is way behind his goal (Matt Shuham, The National Memo)

Police data show racial bias, but what about the rest of the criminal justice system (Steve Zind, Vermont Public Radio)

Poll: Obama's effect on race relations disappoints (Rebecca Shabad, CBS News)

Rio 2016: Simone Manuel's Olympic gold is also a victory over swimming's racist history (Jenée Desmond-Harris, Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Separating fact and fiction in Netflix's The Get Down (Lisa Liebman, Vulture)

The significance of Simone Manuel's swim is clear if you know Jim Crow (Kevin Blackistone, The Washington Post)

Simone Manuel's Olympic win is huge considering swimming's racist past (Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

South Carolina schools often criminalize black students. The ACLU is fighting back. (Video, German Lopez, Vox)

The specter of de-gentrification: The once and future suburb (James P. Pinkerton, Breitbart)

Teachers tackle racial bias: "We're tired of waiting" (Paige Cornwell, The Seattle Times)

Trump backs off his backpedal on Obama terror claim (Nolan D. McCaskill, Politico)

Trump demanded Obama's records. But he's not releasing his own. (Jenna Johnson, The Washington Post)

Trump says he will only lose Pennsylvania if there's widespread voter fraud. That's very wrong. (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Trump surrogate declares Obama is a Muslim: "If it acts like a duck..." (Video, Alex Griswold, Mediaite)

Vets hang "All Lives Matter" banner after town mayor refuses to remove BLM banner at city hall (Amber Randall, The Daily Caller)

What causes achievement gaps? More Americans say wealth inequality than racial discrimination (Kenya Downs, PBS Newshour)

Who's to blame for bias in Baltimore's police? (Leonard Pitts Jr., Miami Herald, Florida)

You're not done with Al Sharpton yet (Ben Smith, BuzzFeed)


Baltimore police have racial bias, Justice Department reports (Video, Emanuella Grinberg, CNN)

The butterfly effects of Ferguson (Gene Demby, NPR)

Castile family seeks federal investigation, alleging racial bias in shooting (Associated Press, Minnesota Public Radio)

Chart reveals the problem with the definition of racism (Danielle DeCourcey, Attn)

Court rules that North Carolina districts are "racially gerrymandered" and unconstitutional (AJ Vicens, Mother Jones)

Courts hand down smashing victories for voting rights (Leder, The Nation)

Critics see Snapchat as having no filter on racial stereotypes (Kenya Downs, PBS Newshour)

Do Black lives matter when it's a black cop? (Dasun Allah, Amsterdam News, New York)

"Do not treat criminals like citizens" (Jerry Bembry, The Undefeated)

The DOJ's Baltimore police report contributes to a hostile environment for law enforcement (Heather Mac Donald, National Review)

Do Donald Trump and Republicans need the Hispanic vote? (Nate Cohn, Toni Monkovic, The New York Times)

DOJ revealed what Baltimore already knew - cop bias is real: Column (Kwame Rose, USA Today)

Eric Holder: We can have shorter sentences and less crime (Eric H. Holder Jr., The New York Times)

Experts say O'Neal shooting videos point to gaps in police training (Annie Sweeney, Chicago Tribune)

The Get Down co-creator reflects on the long, tortured road to bring the show to TV (Gazelle Emami, Jen Chaney, Matt Zoller Seitz, Vulture)

"George Zimmerman 2.0": Family demands justice after white homeowner kills black man (Video, Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post)

How police racism in Baltimore made it harder for cops to catch murderers (Dara Lind, Vox)

How Western white males colonized the progressive mind (Peter Burfeind, The Federalist)

The immigrant's dilemma (Victor Davis Hanson, Defining Ideas, Hoover Institution)

I'm white. My 4-year-old son's black. How do we talk about "bad guys"? (Kera Bolonik, New York Magazine)

In U.S., Obama effect on racial matters falls short of hopes (Meningsmåling, Jeffrey M. Jones, Gallup)

Jewish groups struggle to both criticize and honor Black Lives Matter (Sam Kestenbaum, Forward)

Just after Freddie Gray case dropped, DOJ says Baltimore cops "racist," take steps for fed takeover (Michael Dorstewitz, BizPac Review)

Just half of blacks now say Obama's presidency "important," down 20 points (Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner)

Justice Department is not without its own racial biases (Læserbrev, The Denver Post, Colorado)

The new American cop: Smarter, more diverse, better equipped and scared (Max Kutner, Newsweek)

No friend of immigrants (Robert D. Skeels, Jacobin)

The Obama administration is still targeting the immigrants it said it wouldn't target (Sara Rathod, Mother Jones)

Obama's Justice Dept. did a clueless hit job on Baltimore cops (Eugene O'Donnell, New York Post)

Our brave new racist, nativist political world (Philip N. Cohen, Pacific Standard)

Parsing Obama's sexy, sometimes woke summer playlist (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

The racial politics of track and field (Matthew Pratt Guterl, New Republic)

A record 60.6 million Americans live in multigenerational households (D'Vera Cohn, Jeffrey S. Passel, Pew Research Center)

Revisiting Michael Richards's art in the age of Black Lives Matter (Joshua Barrone, The New York Times)

Set to stun (Rebecca Klein, The Huffington Post)

Shooting in North Carolina draws comparisons to Travyon Martin's death (Daniel Victor, The New York Times)

Snapchat finds itself on the wrong side of a racial lens. Again. (Katie Rogers, The New York Times)

Some women won't "ever again" report a rape in Baltimore (Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Jess Bidgood, The New York Times)

Stevie Wonder says, "Black Lives Matter because we are the original people of this world" (Autodidact 17, Amsterdam News, New York)

Take a look at the evolution of black girls in animation - check out these 9 (Kelley D. Evans, The Undefeated)

Trump racist? Hillary, Bill used slurs, profiling (Paul Bremmer, WND)

Why Trump's crazy talk about Obama and ISIS matters (John Cassidy, The New Yorker)


After damning assessment of police, Baltimore mayor says "long journey ahead" (Camila Domonoske, NPR)

America's racial wealth divide is nothing short of shocking (Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Chuck Collins, Common Dreams)

Analysis: DOJ report on Baltimore PD scathing, not surprising (Trymaine Lee, NBC News)

Baltimore cops stopped an innocent mid-50s black man 30 times in less than 4 years (German Lopez, Vox)

Baltimore officials, Justice Department promise sweeping overhaul of city police (Lynh Bui, Peter Hermann, The Washington Post)

Baltimore police continue to fail to secure arrestees in transport vans, DOJ report finds (Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun)

Baltimore police routinely violated the rights of blacks, Justice Department report says (Del Quentin Wilber, Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times)

Baltimore police violated black residents' civil rights, Justice Department probe finds (Aaron Morrison, Mic)

Car hits protester, gunfire briefly erupts at Ferguson protest (Steve Giegerich, Kristen Taketa, Nancy Cambria, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Disturbing video: Driver slams into Ferguson protester (Video, ABC13 News, KTRK Houston, Texas)

Findings of police bias in Baltimore validate what many have long felt (Sheryl Gay Stolberg, The New York Times)

Fisher: "Do all lives matter?" (Maurice Fisher, The Roanoke Times, Virginia)

Here's how racial bias plays out in policing (The New York Times)

Hillary refuses to seek the endorsement of police unions (John R. Lott Jr., National Review)

The horror of the Baltimore Police Department (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

In Baltimore report, Justice Dept. revives doubts about zero-tolerance policing (Timothy Williams, Joseph Goldstein, The New York Times)

It's official: Racist police practices are endemic in Baltimore (Brentin Mock, City Lab)

Jesmyn Ward's anthology of race builds on the legacy of James Baldwin (Boganmeldelse, Jamil Smith, The New York Times)

The Justice Department's incredibly damning report on Baltimore police, explained (German Lopez, Vox)

The Justice Department's stunning report on the Baltimore Police Department (Radley Balko, The Washington Post)

A look inside the training the White House thinks could stop the police shooting, protest, damning DOJ report cycle (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Monday was Chicago's worst day in more than a decade for homicides, with 9 people fatally shot (Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post)

Nationalism is not necessarily a bad thing (Michael Barone, Washington Examiner)

Occupy City Hall: Why Black Lives Matter LA protest continues (Lovell Estell III, Capital & Main, Californien)

Racial bias found in "every stage" of Baltimore policing (Tess Owen, Vice)

Soul-searching in Baltimore over racial underpinnings to police problems (Video, Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun)

Strip searches, ‘lock up all the black hoodies': Excerpts from Justice Dept. report on Baltimore PD (Lynh Bui, Tom Jackman, The Washington Post)

"A terribly devastating event": black man killed by SWAT team was innocent, officials say (Video, Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post)

Trump is in fourth place among black voters (Harry Enten, FiveThirtyEight)

"Two Baltimores": DoJ investigation into police finds vast racial disparity (Baynard Woods, The Guardian)

Two views on the Jim Crow South and its legacy today (Radio, Charles B. Dew, Isabel Wilkerson, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU)

Utah teen shot by police makes his first appearance in court (Jessica Miller, The Salt Lake Tribune, Utah)

What the racial wealth gap means for U.S. cities (Kelsey E. Thomas, Next City)

Where the Confederacy is rising again (John Savage, Politico)


2 years after Ferguson, Mo., the fight grows, goes on for Black Lives Matter (Lawrence Ross, The Root)

7 articles on how the movement for black lives transformed the 2016 election (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

67 former civil rights era activists endorse Black Lives Matter: "y'all take it from here" (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Alderman Antonio French releases Ferguson film on 2nd anniversary of Michael Brown's death (Video, Koran Addo, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Anatomy of a neoliberal racist killing machine (Anonymous, Black Agenda Report)

Baltimore police used force 2,818 times in six years. They found one violation. (Julia Craven, Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post)

Beyond Ferguson: Where "the wheels of justice turn slow" (Video, Jamal Andrewss,, Oklahoma)

A black guy producing a Blue Lives Matter rally? (Lloyd Marcus, American Thinker)

Black Lives Matter blames cop for not willingly being stabbed to death (Video, Bob Owens, Bearing Arms)

Black Lives Matter continues protest at L.A. City Hall, seeks police chief's ouster (Yezmin Villarreal, The Advocate, Seattle)

Black Lives Matter is "woke" to old problems - but still sleeping on solutions (John McWhorter, The Washington Post)

Black Lives Matter: Killing of Cincy man by police avoidable (Video, Dan Sewell (Associated Press),

Black man shot dead in N.C. after 911 calls about "hoodlums" (Video, CBS News)

Black science fiction writers face "universal" racism, study finds (Alison Flood, The Guardian)

Black votes matter to the DNC; black lives don't (William A. Levinson, American Thinker)

Chicago car thief is latest martyr for Black Lives Matter (Jack Dunphy, PJ Media)

Coming this fall: The sublime revenge of Barack Obama (Richard North Patterson, The Huffington Post)

Dear Mike: Another year has passed and we're still fighting for you (Chelsea Fuller, The Root)

Denver auditor, independent monitor praise police plan to collect racial data (Noelle Phillips, The Denver Post)

An education: A black teenager encounters racism in the Twin Cities suburbs (Yasin Mohamud, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Editorial: Where is the "arc of justice" after Mike Brown? (Danielle Moodie-Mills, NBC News)

Engaging the Ferguson declaration: A #BlackLivesMatter creed (Morgan Guyton, Patheos)

The FBI gave this weak justification for spying on Black Lives Matter protesters (Tanasia Kenney, Atlanta Black Star)

Federal police investigations part of Obama legacy (Video, John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun)

Federal probe finds Baltimore Police Dept. racially discriminated in practices that target blacks (Peter Hermann, Lynh Bui, Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post)

"Freedom Square" march will mark 2nd anniversary of Michael Brown's death (Gwendolyn Purdom, Chicagoist)

Groundbreaking lawsuit targets "extortionist" cities near Ferguson that lock poor people in cages (Mariah Stewart, Ryan J. Reilly)

Half of Wisconsin's black neighborhoods are jails (Brentin Mock, CityLab)

Highest-ranking officer cleared in Freddie Gray's death to get $127,000 in back pay (Luke Broadwater, The Washington Post)

How black co-ops can fight institutional racism (Sage Howard, Vice)

How did we get here from Ferguson? (Video, Breeanna Hare, CNN)

How LAUSD successfully tackled the racial divide in 1969 (Paul Wallace, Joel Strom, Los Angeles Times)

How Michael Brown's death affects the way black parents talk to their children about racism (Sheila Regan, Complex)

How Michael Brown's death, two years ago, pushed #BlackLivesMatter into a movement (Video, Josh Hafner, USA Today)

How much has changed in 2 years or 200 years? (Kica Matos, The Undefeated)

How protests in Ferguson inspired the occupation of "Freedom Square" (Derrick Clifton, Chicago Reader)

Is Pokémon Go racist? How the app may be redlining communities of color (Allana Akhtar, USA Today)

Is white rage behind America's racial divide? (Samantha Guzman, Carol Anderson, KERA, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas)

It's been 2 years since Ferguson: Where are they now? (Danielle Young, The Root)

It's been 2 years since Michael Brown was killed. Have white people learned nothing? (Zak Cheney-Rice, Mic)

"It's powerful": The state of the movement post-Ferguson in St. Louis (Sharee Silerio, The Root)

Justice Department: Baltimore police "violated civil rights, conducted unlawful stops" (Video, rapport, Meghan McCorkell, CBS Baltimore)

Justice Department issues scathing report on Baltimore Police Department (Radio, Carrie Johnson, Eyder Peralta, Morning Edition, NPR)

The Justice Department's report (Rapport, Department of Justice, The New York Times)

Justice Department to release blistering report of racial bias by Baltimore Police (Richard A. Oppel Jr., Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Matt Apuzzo, The New York Times)

Justice Department to streamline tracking of police killings (Charlie Savage, The New York Times)

Khizr Khan: America's 2016 Will Kane (Marcia G. Yerman, The Huffington Post)

Larry Klayman says only being black has saved Obama from impeachment (Hrafnkell Haraldsson, PoliticusUSA)

Looking back and ahead, two years after the death of Michael Brown Jr. in Ferguson (Kelly Moffitt, St. Louis Public Radio)

Louisiana sheriffs hid a gun that could free a man and then blamed Hurricane Katrina (Zack Kopplin, The Daily Beast)

Man killed by deputy in Compton not involved with carjacker (Amanda Lee Myers (Associated Press), ABC News)

Michael Brown and Ferguson (Kevin Powell, The Undefeated)

Minorities suffer from unequal pain treatment (Abby Goodnough, The New York Times)

The murder of Michael Brown (Colin Gordon, Clarissa Rile Hayward, Jacobin)

#NeverForget: Michael Brown's death, two years later (Kenrya Rankin, ColorLines)

New report examines country's racial wealth divide (David Brancaccio, Marketplace)

No more taxation by citation in Ferguson: Column (Eric Schmitt, USA Today)

Police departments will soon be required to report all "arrest-related deaths" (Jim Dalrymple II, BuzzFeed)

Police investigating shots fired near Michael Brown protesters on West Florissant (Video, fotos, Fox2Now St. Louis, Missouri)

Remembering Michael Brown: Why black youth are branded as criminals (Carl Suddler, The Conversation)

The Republicans tried to sink Obama. Instead, the party imploded (Richard Wolffe, The Guardian)

Revisiting Ferguson: 2 years after the shooting of Michael Brown (Radio, Durrie Bouscaren, Morning Edition, NPR)

Russell Simmons talks Black Lives Matter - Politics for humans podcast (Podcast, Sabrian Siddiqui, The Guardian)

Service, silence marks anniversary of Michael Brown's death (Jim Salter (Associated Press), ABC News)

Snapchat's newest filter has Twitter users crying racism (Marie Solis, Mic)

St. Louis Public Radio listens: An afternoon at the Ferguson public library (Durrie Bouscaren, St. Louis Public Radio)

Suit seeks $20 million, alleging wrongful arrests, prosecutions in Ferguson (Stephen Deere, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Today is the second anniversary of the police killing of Michael Brown (Democracy Now)

Tragic and troubled times (Nathan O. Hatch, Inside Higher Ed)

Trump's dance around the racism, violence drawn to his campaign appears to encourage it (David Neiwert, Southern Poverty Law Center)

Trump: Without ID law, voters will vote "15 times" for Clinton (Video, Louis Nelson, Politico)

Two years after Ferguson, what has changed? (Ellen McGirt, Fortune)

Two years after his death, Mike Brown's supporters have learned nothing (Bob Owens, Bearing Arms)

Two years after Michael Brown shooting: What's changed in Ferguson? (Video, Gretel Kauffman, The Christian Science Monitor)

Two years later: What the death of Mike Brown taught America (Lavita Tuff, Blavity)

The wealth gap between black and white families is getting worse (Josh Hoxie, Emanuel Nieves, Talk Poverty)

"We are in the middle of a social movement:" College professors reflect on the "lessons of Ferguson" (Kelly Moffitt, St. Louis Public Radio)

A white homeowner called 911 to report "hoodlums" outside. Then he fatally shot a black man. (Lydoptagelser, Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post)

Why Clinton doesn't have to criticize black people like Obama does (Jenée Desmond-Harris, Vox)


2 years after Ferguson: Yes justice, yes peace (Jeff Roorda, WND)

AIDS activists, Black Lives Matter share history of grief, outrage (Julie Compton, NBC News)

America's mayors: "We're afraid for our police" (Taylor Gee, Ben Wofford, Politico)

As the nation's capital booms, poor tenants face eviction over as little as $25 (Terrence McCoy, The Washington Post)

The average black family would need 228 years to build the wealth of a white family today (Joshua Holland, The Nation)

Belleville bishop says Catholic church needs more connection to black struggles (Kristen Taketa, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Bernie Sanders and the new class politics (Adolph Reed, Daniel Zamora, Jacobin)

Beyond Ferguson: Municipal courts are still a problem in Missouri (Jamal Andress, WMAR, Baltimore, Maryland)

Black Lives Matter activists hand City Hall a petition calling for LAPD chief's firing (Kate Mather, Los Angeles Times)

Black Lives Matter. And words do, too. (Jeremy Ben-Ami, Forward)

Black Lives Matter movement comes to France. But will it translate? (James McAuley, The Washington Post)

Black Lives Matter's support for killers of black cops (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

Black Lives Matter: The culture of impunity of racist police violence in the U.S. (Michael Welch, Abayomi Azikiwe, Centre on Research Globalisation, Canada)

Colorado minority groups demand police study racial profiling (Amber Randall, The Daily Caller)

Colson Whitehead's 'Underground Railroad' is a literal train to freedom (Radio, Fresh Air, NPR)

Donald Trump is now running Mitt Romney's campaign plus racism. (Brian Beutler, New Republic)

Editorial: Post-Ferguson, some successes, more challenges (Leder, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

The "golden age of capitalism" was an era of racism and secret coups (Emma Caterine, Truthout)

Here's how badly Trump lost his battle with the Khans (Scott Clement, The Washington Post)

Here's how the FBI justified spying on Black Lives Matter (Kristen V. Brown, Fusion)

How "they" become "we" (Michael Fix, The American Prospect)

Mosby should cover Freddie Gray's officers' bail bond debts (Læserbrev, The Baltimore Sun)

NAACP president arrested after staging voting rights sit-in at lawmaker's office (Lauren Gambino, The Guardian)

Obama administration prepares to reinforce the militarized police occupation of black America (Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report)

Police will be required to report officer-involved deaths under new US system (Jon Swaine, The Guardian)

The proven racism of Donald Trump (Doug Thompson, Capitol Hill Blue)

Say "Black Lives Matter" (or put up a sign) and, boy, you get an earful! (Jerry Large, The Seattle Times)

Ta-Nehisi Coates wants artists to take on Black Lives Matter (Eva Kis, Metro)

The thing Black Lives Matter has in common with the Civil Rights Movement (Danielle DeCourcey, Attn)

Trump's troubles in the Black Belt (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Two years after Garner and Ferguson, real change is still needed (Rev. Al Sharpton, The Huffington Post)

U.N. expert warns racism, police threaten civil rights in U.S., slams biased justice system (Ben Norton, Salon)

Visible men (Jesse McCarthy, New Republic)

We were wrong. Ending stop and frisk did not end stopping crime (Leder, New York Daily News)

Where is Darren Wilson now? Update on Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown (Alex Garofalo, International Business Times)

Who is funding Black Lives Matter (Ellen McGirt, Fortune)

Why I cut my racist in-laws out of my life (The Establishment, The Huffington Post)

Why Trump peddles fear while Hillary preaches hope (Mike Males, Washington Monthly)

Will Smith wants to portray Barack Obama in future biopic about first black president (Andy Slawecki, Inquisitr)

Without educated white women, Republicans are doomed (Conor Sen, Bloomberg)


2 years later, Ferguson protests have produced some change (Stephen Deere, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Black Lives Matter: From a lie to a murder spree (Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine)

"Blue Lives Matter" legislation on horizon? (Brianne Pfannenstiel, Des Moines Register, Iowa)

Bratton regrets not doing more to ease city's racial tensions (Daniel Prendergast, New York Post)

Chicago police "possibly violated" policy in shooting (Al Jazeera)

Democrats dismiss voter-fraud worries, but reality intrudes (John Fund, National Review)

Denver police chief changes mind, says the department will begin collecting racial data on traffic, pedestrian stops (Noelle Phillips, The Denver Post)

Donald Trump and the long history of white men claiming fraud (Rebecca Traister, New York Magazine)

EXCLUSIVE: NYPD detective who posted racist diatribes on Facebook may have shot unarmed black man in the back in 2014 (Video, Barbara Ross, John Annese, Edgar Sandoval, Graham Rayman, New York Daily News)

If Obama cancels the presidential election, who will stop him? (Lloyd Marcus, American Thinker)

In the Black Lives Matter era, we need justice well beyond the legal sense (Erin Aubry Kaplan, Los Angeles Times)

Messenger: Two years after Ferguson, the movement breathes and grows (Tony Messenger, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Obama administration's Syrian refugee surge could approach 30,000 in next year (Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times)

Obama's open-door policy: A legacy realized (Leder, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

One of the biggest jails in the US hired a special-ops contractor to train its guards - and it's set off a debate on prison violence (Michelle Mark, Business Insider)

Police have a choice: Endorse Trump's racism or America's promise (Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie, The Huffington Post)

Why a color-blind America is a racist America (ToVachea Nealy, The University Star, Texas State University)


1 month after Philando's death, protesters hold the line (Video, Nina Moini, CBS Minnesota)

2 jailers moved into policing jobs after Sandra Bland's death (The Dallas Morning News)

American Nazi chair: Trump win could be "a real opportunity" for white nationalists (Andrew Kaczynski, BuzzFeed)

Black Lives Matter shouldn't "behave" -- Salli Martyniak (Læserbrev, Wisconsin State Journal)

Clinton chooses Black Lives Matter over law enforcement support (Kerry Picket, The Daily Caller)

Editorial: Assessing the legacy of Ferguson, two years later (Leder, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Ex-NYPD commissioner Raymond Kelly says Black Lives Matter protesters are "silly," will have no "impact on anything" (Thomas Tracy, New York Daily News)

Fatal police shooting highlight inconsistent body cam usage (Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press)

I like Trump's success, am I a racist and bigot? (Læserbrev, Belleville News-Democrat, Illinois)

Man fires into crowd at Black Lives Matter rally in Detroit (Video, Ron Savage, Fox2 Detroit, Michigan)

Marchers remember Michael Brown (Jenny Simeone, St. Louis Public Radio)

Obama: Team USA "sets the gold standard" with its diversity (Paige Lavender, The Huffington Post)

"Racial injustice remains a cancer on the American body politic:" Urban League embraces new era of civil rights (Lynette Holloway, NewsOne)

Raising American Muslim kids in the age of Trump (Wajahat Ali, The New York Times)

Schapiro: Va. makes history overcoming history (Jeff E. Schapiro, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia)

Trump rhetoric, police brutality videos give white folks new perception of racism in the U.S. (Tanasia Kenney, Atlanta Black Star, Georgia)

Trump's immigration policies follow a racist American tradition (Dr. Warren J. Blumenfeld, LGBTQ Nation)

Walk marks second anniversary of death of Michael Brown in Ferguson (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Why activists brought the Black Lives Matter movement to the UK (Tracy McVeigh, The Guardian)

Why demographics don't favor the Democrats (Josh Gelernter, National Review)

Why did L.A. taxpayers just give $50,000 to a cop widely accused of racism? (Dennis Romero, LA Weekly)


2 Muslim American women ordered off American Airlines flight (Christine Hauser, The New York Times)

"Allegedly murdered" by "undocumented workers": Politico cleans up Paul Ryan's primary mess by desecrating angels moms (Matthew Boyle, Breitbart)

Artist Mickalene Thomas is bringing black women into the canon (Olivia Parkes, Vice)

Big money vs. black lives: Movement connects money in politics to racial justice (Chris Kromm, Facing South)

Black activists don't ignore crime (Lisa L. Miller, The New York Times)

Black conservative leader drops truth bomb: Obama Democrats have destroyed the black community (Bishop E. W. Jackson, Western Journalism)

Black Lives Matter activists launch Abolition Square encampment, demanding reparations, end to Broken Windows policing (Ben Norton, Salon)

Black Lives Matter activists stage protests across Britain (Sewell Chan, The New York Times)

Black Lives Matter activist sues Baton Rouge police over mass arrests (Mirren Gidda, Newsweek)

Black Lives Matter: An activist's evolution (Gracie Bonds Staples, Atlanta Journal Constitution)

Black Lives Matter blocks London's Heathrow Airport (Video, Sheena McKenzie, CNN)

Black Lives Matter keeps getting more radical - will the media care? (David French, National Review)

Black Lives Matter: "One day the chains will be broken" - video interview (Video, Owen Jones, Adam Sich, Mat Heywood, Grace Rahman, The Guardian)

A black woman called 911 because she was afraid of a police officer. A violent arrest followed. (Video, Amy B. Wang, The Washington Post)

The "Blue Lives Matter" movement just gained its first victory in a Louisiana hate crime bill (Sukjong Hong, New Republic)

Boston police chief on defusing tensions: Relationships matter (Katharine Q. Seelye, The New York Times)

Calls for justice heard a month after Alton Sterling's death: "It's time to get back out here" (Olivia McClure, The Advocate, Louisiana)

Calls for racial equality and police accountability grow louder in San Antonio (Radio, Aaron Schrank, Texas Public Radio)

Changing our racial narrative (Marian Wright Edelman, The Huffington Post)

Chicago police release shooting video (Video, Clinton Yates, The Undefeated)

Chicago police release video of officers shooting unarmed black teen (Sebastian Murdock, The Huffington Post)

Chicago releases videos from police officers’ killing of 18-year-old (Video, Richard Pérez-Peña, The New York Times)

City to pay $50,000 to ex-LAPD detective who sued after being fired for racially charged remarks (Kate Mather, Los Angeles Times)

Clint Eastwood gets shut down after defending Trump's racism (Eric Pfeiffer, Good)

Clinton: If I become president, we will "demand" the Republican House pass immigration reform with citizenship (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Cory Booker, after touring a prison, renews call for criminal justice overhaul (Carl Hulse, The New York Times)

David Duke's getting more support from black voters in his race than Donald Trump is in his (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Director Tod Lending discusses racial segregation in Chicago and his new documentary All the Difference (Leah Pickett, Chicago Reader)

Donald Trump now says even legal immigrants are a security threat (Jenna Johnson, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump's New York campaign co-chair has "no doubt" Barack Obama is a Muslim (Brianna Provenzano, Mic)

Ex-KKK leader David Duke: "Donald Trump is not a racist" (Nick Gass, Politico)

Ferguson improves police body camera policy, but gaps remain, critics say (Joshua Brustein, Bloomberg)

The first black writer at Marvel and DC comes back to comics after an 11-year absence (Evan Narcisse, Gizmodo)

For migrant workers on Illinois farms, the job is hot, risky (Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz, Chicago Tribune)

Fretting and fraud on voter ID (Washington Examiner)

Green base building with Black Lives Matter (Andrew Stewart, CounterPunch)

Hillary Clinton calls out Trump's racism while commiserating with his supporters (Roque Planas, The Huffington Post)

How an 1891 mass lynching tried to make America great again (Adam Serwer, BuzzFeed)

How Black Lives Matter activists plan to fix schools (Emily Deruy, The Atlantic)

The humanities behind bars (Nancy Shepherdson, Pacific Standard)

If you thought the Freddie Gray case was over, think again. (Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Daily Kos)

In Colson Whitehead's latest, the Underground Railroad is more than a metaphor (Boganmeldelse, Juan Gabriel Vásquez, The New York Times)

In rare Q & A, Clinton calls Trump "xenophobic, racist, and misogynistic" (Andrew Breiner, Roll Call)

In Trump, some Obama backers see a new champion of hope and change (Marc Fisher, The Washington Post)

Is Black Lives Matter turning socialist? (Ryan Cooper, The Week)

Is diversity on TV really getting better? (Kevin Fallon, The Daily Beast)

Jeff Sessions: Obama "playing a dangerous game" with commutations (Howard Koplowitz,, Alabama)

Jewish groups decry Black Lives Matter platform's view on Israel (Julie Zauzmer, The Washington Post)

Korryn Gaines: police killing highlights Baltimore's lead poisoning crisis (Baynard Woods, The Guardian)

The last convention (Jeb Lund, Dan O'Sullivan, Jacobin)

Letter: I'm a Trump supporter, not a racist (Læserbrev, Diana Kunselman, The Arizona Republic)

Moment in convention glare shakes up Khans' American life (N. R. Kleinfield, Richard A. Oppel Jr., Melissa Eddy, The New York Times)

Neighbor admits torching home of black firefighter who received racist letter, newspaper reports (Video, Michelle Hunter, The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

New York's own "Blue Lives Matter" bill makes attacking a cop a hate crime (Simone Wilson, Patch)

NRA: "We highly recommend" racist newsletter that frequently defended slavery (Timothy Johnson, The National Memo)

Police expert who testified against officer in Freddie Gray case supports Stephen Rankin (Scott Daugherty, The Virginian-Pilot)

Poll: Clinton performs well across racial and ethnic groups (Mark Blumenthal, Sarah Cho, John Lapinski, Stephanie Psyllos, NBC News)

The power of looking, from Emmett Till to Philando Castile (Allyson Hobbs, The New Yorker)

Protesters gather again outside Choi's office to speak out about Castile death (Chao Xiong, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Racial and economic justice in America isn't a quick fix (Wendi C. Thomas, The Undefeated)

Robert Fulford: Until Trump, no openly racist candidate in modern times has reached such a height in U.S. politics (Robert Fulford, National Post, Canada)

Say her name: Why Korryn Gaines is just as important as Freddie Gray (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)

Second prosecutor in Freddie Gray cases leaves state's attorney's office (Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun)

Smoking rates are dropping for racial and ethnic groups - except one (Kimbriell Kelly, The Washington Post)

St. Anthony discusses police training after Castile shooting (Amy Forliti (Associated Press), The New York Times)

There's a good reason this police trainer tells new recruits that they are racist (Colby Itkowitz, The Washington Post)

There's an Obama in my classroom - and yours, too (Marilyn Rhames, The Huffington Post)

"These people are among us but not of us" (Adam Serwer, BuzzFeed)

This blockbuster book explores the state of hillbilly America (Boganmeldelse, Mark Hemingway, The Federalist)

Trump co-chair actually still thinks Obama is a Muslim (Andy Campbell, The Huffington Post)

Trump is right about violent crime: It's on the rise in major cities. (Sean Kennedy, Parker Abt, The Washington Post)

Trump: Racist, misogynist and... LGBTQ ally? (Gays with Kids, The Huffington Post)

Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson explains why she opposes Black Lives Matter (Dell Cameron, The Daily Dot)

The tyrrany of a traffic ticket (German Lopez, Vox)

UN announces support for Obama's nationalization of police (Alex Newman, The New American)

US election 2016: Did the Khans break the trumpet? (James Astill, Open)

Watch the latest Philando Castile protest in 360 degrees (Julio Ojeda-Zapata, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minnesota)

What a black woman wishes her adoptive white parents knew (Mariama Lockington, BuzzFeed)

What can racial discrimination explain? (Walter E. Williams, The Daily Signal)

What I learned when I failed to confront everyday racism (Anna Claire Vollers,, Alabama)

"White Trash" - the original underclass (Alec MacGillis, ProPublica)

Would Barack Obama have been elected if Michelle were white? (CherylJ, Chicago Now)


The ballad of Rocky Rontal (Daniel Alarcón, The California Sunday Magazine)

A big idea on America's racial problem with policing worth noting (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

A black firefighter received a racist, threatening letter. Then came a suspicious fire. (Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post)

Black Lives Matter activist sues Baton Rouge over arrest during Alton Sterling protest (Joe Gyan Jr., The Advocate, Louisiana)

Black Lives Matter broadens its scope (The Economist)

Black Lives Matter is joining the fight against deportations - and it could be a game changer (Jorge Rivas, Fusion)

Black Lives Matter leader says even great people can be part of the problem (Josh Eidelson, Bloomberg)

Black Power vs. Black Lives Matter (Eric E. Vickers, The St. Louis American)

Cable company investigating racist messages sent to North Texas customers (Sameer Rao, ColorLines)

Can America make Black Lives Matter without making white lives better? (Brando Simeo Starkey, The Undefeated)

"Can you hear us now?" Muslim women raise their voices in responses to Trump (Mary Hui, The Washington Post)

Chicago murder rate surges for young black men (Sean Kennedy, Real Clear Policy)

Clint Eastwood defends Trump's "racist" remarks: "Just get over it" (Maria L. La Ganga, The Guardian)

Colored conventions, a rallying point for black Americans before the Civil War (Eve M. Kahn, The New York Times)

Criminal over-incarceration (Boganmeldelse, Lucas Anderson, Los Angeles Review Books)

FBI releases 18 hours of spy plane video from the Freddie Gray protests (Video, Matt Novak, Gizmodo)

Freddie Gray case: Private bench conferences reveal bicker and banter with judge, prosecutors and officers' attorneys (Justin Fenton, Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun)

Gaps in Melania Trump's immigration story raise questions (Video, Ben Schreckinger, Gabriel Benedetti, Politico)

Green VP pick powerhouse of human rights and racial justice (Dr. Jill Stein, The Hill)

Have race relations & community police relations worsened since Obama took office? (Video, NewsOne)

How this Latina is teaching her child that black lives matter (Raquel Reichard, Latina)

How to fight Black Lives Matter harassment in Houston (John Gibbs, The Federalist)

In his new novel, Ben Winters dares to mix slavery and sci-fi (Boganmeldelse, Alexandra Alter, The New York Times)

Kaine accuses Trump of history of racism (Burgess Everett, Politico)

Kentucky high school to change racist hair policy (Catie L'Heureux, New York Magazine)

Los Angeles cops who shot unarmed black man sue city for racial discrimination: media (Reuters, Raw Story)

Mike Huckabee revives Obama birtherism: "Why don't we talk about Obama's college transcript?" (Video, Media Matters)

New "Blue Lives Matter" bill would make assaulting a New York a hate crime (Emma Whitford, Gothamist)

The new demands of Black Lives Matter (Crystal Wright, FrontPage Mag)

"No Doubt" president Obama is a Muslim, Donald Trump's New York campaign chair says (Will Bredderman, New York Observer)

Number of Native Americans killed by police could double by end of 2016 (Sheena Louise Roetman, Indian Country Today Media Network)

NY Times columnist Charles Blow reacts to Clint Eastwood's racist defense of Trump (Video, Media Matters)

Obama clemency moves needle on prison reform, but more needed. (Marc Mauer, The Hill)

"Pokémon Go's Washington, D.C., racial divide is tearing people apart: study" (Dustin Kemp, Inquisitr)

Racism allegations against judge enter death row case (CBS Miami)

Racism in the research lab (Daniel A. Colón Ramos, Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, The New York Times)

Racist message delivered to charter cable customers in North Texas (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

The recent court rulings against voting restrictions, explained (German Lopez, Vox)

Records: George Zimmerman punched after "bragging" about Trayvon Martin case (Video, Christal Hayes, Caitlin Doornbos, Orlando Sentinel, Florida)

Reparations site asks people to "offset your privilege" with acts of kindness (Nicky Woolf, The Guardian)

This woman's racist rant against a Latino family was caught on video (Marie Solis, Mic)

Three questions for Black Lives Matter's Alicia Garza (Video, Bloomberg)

The tragedy of Humayun Khan (Michael Hirsh, Politico)

Trump "a bigot and a racist" who is "unfit" for commander in chief, veterans tell McCain (Alan Pyke, Adam Peck, Think Progress)

Trump proves Republican Obama hate was never about Obama's ideas (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Trump reflects white male fragility (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

The United States of Trump? (Michael Grunwald, Politico)

Why white people need to talk about racism too (Zachary R. Wood, The Nation)

You can't write a sci-fi story about slavery without citing Octavia Butler (Constance Grady, Vox)

Young Latinos of the Obama White House: Witnesses, participants in history (Video, Raul A. Reyes, Suzanne Gamboa, Matt Rivera, John Makely, NBC News)


Abortion as a positive good: How the abortion movement echoes radical slavery rhetoric (Miles Smith, Public Discourse, The Witherspoon Institute, Princeton, New Jersey)

Alabama denies parole for ex-Klansman in 1963 Birmingham church bombing (Associated Press, The Guardian)

America's blue dawn: How "Blue Lives Matter" bills might only raise tensions with police (Justine Morris, Salon)

Apple reports improving racial and gender diversity among employees (Reuters, The Guardian)

Are the U.S. dietary guidelines on milk racist? (Josh Harkinson, Mother Jones)

"Are we better off" explores gains and losses under Obama (Kam Williams, Afro)

Beyond a "colorblind" America (Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor)

Black Lives Matter platform: Israel an "Apartheid state" carrying out "genocide" (Washington Free Beacon)

Black Lives Matter's big step (Peniel Joseph, CNN)

Black Lives Matter: The social media behind a movement (Anealla Safdar, Al Jazeera)

"Blue Lives Matter" bill would grant cops hate crime protection from protesters in New York (Will Bredderman, New York Observer)

Can old churches attract new gentrifiers? (Amanda Abrams, CityLab)

Castile family told investigation could last another month (Laura Yuen, Riham Feshir, Minnesota Public Radio)

Chicago's "Skullcap Crew": band of police accused of brutality evade discipline (Alison Flowers, Anna Boisseau, Kari Lydersen, Madison Hopkins, Rajiv Sinclair, The Guardian)

Chilling video captures all the racial slurs, taunts and bigotry shouted at Trump rallies (Video, Tom McKay, Mic)

CNN contributor Corey Lewandowski: Was Obama a citizen when he went to Harvard? (Nick Gass, Politico)

Congressman Joaquin Castro talks Texas politics and whether Trump supporters are racist (Hannah Wise, The Dallas Morning News)

Courts are finally pointing out the racism behind voter ID laws (J. Gerald Hebert, Danielle Lang, The Washington Post)

Details on why a federal judge sealed Alton Sterling's autopsy report (Video, Rachel Herron, BET)

Did Black Lives Matter just oust NYPD's police chief? (David Marcus, The Federalist)

During fatal standoff, police asked Facebook to deactivate woman's account (Camila Domonoske, NPR)

Expert say Trump's Muslim ban would cripple immigration system (Video, Ari Melber, NBC News)

Ferguson's new police chief on "being black and blue," the press, his Miami roots (Susannah Nesmith, Columbia Journalism Review)

First-of-its-kind data release shows racial disparities in SFPD's arrests, use of force (Jonah Owen Lamb, San Francisco Examiner)

Former US Sen. William "Mo" Cowan: Do not dismiss Black Lives Matter (Jeff Robbins, New York Observer)

Four reasons why the Freddie Gray case isn't going away anytime soon (Brandon Ellington Patterson, Mother Jones)

Freedom Square: Making black lives matter (Alice Kim, Truthout)

Gary Johnson admits blind spot on racial discrimination (Cristiano Lima, Politico)

Here's what's happening in the battle for voting rights (AJ Vicens, Mother Jones)

How Donald Trump, defender of political incorrectness, is blowing a loud racial dog whistle on voter ID (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

How racial bias helped turn Indianapolis into one city with 11 school districts (Shaina Cavazos, Chalkbeat)

Instagram posts may have escalated fatal standoff, police say (Daniel Victor, The New York Times)

Is an algorithm any less racist than a human? (Leigh Alexander, The Guardian)

I was Capt. Khan's commander in Iraq. The Khan family is our family. (Dana J.H. Pittard, The Washington Post)

LAPD officers who fatally shot Ezell Ford sue city, alleging racial discrimination (Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times)

Law vs. order (Albert Samaha, BuzzFeed)

Lewandowski revives birther conspiracy theory about Obama (Caitlin MacNeal, Talking Points Memo)

A look at the racial divide of Pokémon Go in D.C. (Perry Stein, The Washington Post)

Marc Lamont Hill interview with The Breakfast Club (8-3-16) (Radio (video), Breakfast Club, Chicago, YouTube)

A Mississippi police chief added "All Lives Matter" bumper stickers to squad cars (Marie Solis, Mic)

Obama commutes sentences of more than 200 prisoners (Byron Tau, The Wall Street Journal)

Obama just commuted the sentences of a record number of inmates (Greg Jaffe, The Washington Post)

On writing black characters - when you are not (Læserbreve, The Guardian)

The original underclass (Alec MacGillis, ProPublica, The Atlantic)

Parents blame Black Lives Matter for son opening fire on police (The Grio)

People are furious with this game over its "coincidental" Black Lives Matter imagery (Alex Perry, Tech Insider)

The permanence of Black Lives Matter (Vann R. Newkirk II, The Atlantic)

President Obama commutes the sentences of 2140 additional people (Neil Eggleston, The White House blog)

President Obama just commuted the sentences of 214 inmates (Casey Tolan, Fusion)

President Obama makes criminal justice history once again (Danielle DeCourcey, Attn)

President Obama shortens sentences for hundreds of federal inmates (Kate Wheeling, Pacific Standard)

A radical plan for an economy that makes black lives matter (Douglas Williams, In These Times)

St. Louis' presumptive first black circuit attorney breaks racial glass ceiling (Joel Currier, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Study calls Ferguson's body camera policy the worst in US (Joshua Brustein, Bloomberg)

There's a James Baldwin documentary reportedly in development (Jordan Simon, Vibe)

Tighter restrictions are losing in the battle over voter ID laws (Oliver Roeder, FiveThirtyEight)

Trump spokeswoman blames Obama for Humayun Khan's death. But gets her story wrong (Sarah Begley, TIME)

The unapologetic political machinations of William Bratton (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

Urban League CEO: Here's why we say "Black Lives Matter" (Matthew J. Belvedere, CNBC)

Wearing "Don't Treat on Me" insignia could be punishable racial harassment (Eugene Volokh, The Washington Post)

Welcome to Donald Trump's America (Sarah Kendzior, Foreign Policy)

What police say about our public safety crisis (Holly Scheer, The Federalist)

"White Lives Matter" (Sarah Viets, Southern Poverty Law Center)

Why some whites are waking up to racism (Paul Schwartzman, The Washington Post)

With hands tied on justice reform, Obama just shortened 214 prisoners' sentences (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)


As November approaches, courts deal series of blows to voter ID laws (Camila Domonoske, NPR)

Baltimore County police shot Korryn Gaines - and a 5-year-old was caught in the crossfire (German Lopez, Vox)

Black Lives Matter puts forward major policy demands (Jen Kirby, New York Magazine)

Black Lives Matter quashes free speech at the University of Houston (Marjorie Romeyn-Sanabria, National Interest)

Black Lives Matter reveals a policy platform that includes reparations and breaking up banks (Tess Owen, Vice)

Bratton slams Staten Island cop for racist Facebook rants, says detective must returns his medals (Video, Aidan McLaughlin, Graham Rayman, New York Daily News)

Colson Whitehead on slavery, success and writing the novel that really scared him (Jennifer Schuessler, The New York Times)

Cop who was accused of racism by "Django" actress faces $10K fine for leaking recording to clear his name (Carly Hoilman, The Blaze)

Cornel West: Trump will be a neofascist catastrophe and Clinton a neoliberal disaster (Robert Hennelly, AlterNet)

Decline in homeownership could worsen the racial wealth gap (William E. Spriggs, The New York Times)

Do black lives matter in Chicago? (Jenn Jacques, Bearing Arms)

Even after the remaining charges were dropped in Freddie Gray's death, Mosby received a hero's welcome in Sandtown while the FOP countered SAO's argument (Baynard Woods, Baltimore City Paper)

Ferguson effect is real and hurts minorities (Læserbrev, Heather Mac Donald, The Wall Street Journal)

"The Fire This Time": A new generation of writers on race in America (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

The geography of inequality: Segregation is normalized but must be put to an end (Daniel Denvir, Salon)

"He weighed 71 pounds. That was like somebody starving." (Shane Bauer, Mother Jones)

How Khizr and Ghazala Khan went from grieving parents to stars of the presidential race (Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times)

Imagining alternatives to the racist paintings in Minnesota's state capitol (Sheila Dickinson, Hyperallergic)

Is it racist to call chocolate sprinkles "Jimmies"? (Alex Orlov, Mic)

Is Pokémon Go kind of racist in Memphis? (Courtney Anderson, Rise News)

Jonathan Franzen's lack of black friends is unsettling but it's hardly unusual in white America (Lindy West, The Guardian)

Judge has sealed Alton Sterling's autopsy report, coroner says (Associated Press, NBC News)

Korryn Gaines is the ninth black woman shot and killed by police this year (Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post)

Lawless Clinton: Promises to ignore immigration laws (Leder, New Hampshire Union Leader)

Mother of police shooting suspect calls Black Lives Matter "irresponsible" (Video, Associated Press, Fox News)

The movement for black lives agenda shows racial justice is bigger than police brutality (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Mr. Trump and spineless Republicans (Leder, The New York Times)

NYPD chief Bill Bratton resigns after months of tussling with Bill de Blasio (Amber Jamieson, The Guardian)

NYPD top cop Bill Bratton resigns, critics say good riddance (Video, Trymaine Lee, NBC News)

Obama gives Syrian Muslims incentive to sneak into US (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

Obama says Trump "unfit" for presidency (Video, Kevin Liptak, CNN)

Obama: Trump "unfit," "woefully unprepared" for presidency, has to be a point where Republicans say "enough" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Police sergeant fired for having a Confederate flag in front of her house (Sarah Larimer, The Washington Post)

Racism, Dr. Mintz and the unbearable whiteness of being (Bob Abrams, Chicago Now)

"Racist out!": Watch how "black and brown" activist forcibly remove Trump supporter from NYC park (Kate Scanlon, The Blaze)

Readers sound off Humayun Khan, Freddie Gray and "Sesame Street" (Læserbreve, New York Daily News)

Review: "Underground Railroad" lays bare horrors of slavery and its toxic legacy (Boganmeldelse, Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times)

Rick Perry and Black Lives Matter (Erica Grieder, Texas Monthly)

Shut up about Matt Damon "whitewashing" Chinese history (Mark Hemingway, The Federalist)

Student "suspended for saying all lives matter" wasn't suspended for saying all lives matter (Video, Tommy Christopher, Mediaite)

This is how Trump convinces his supporters they're not racist (Ian Haney-López, The Nation)

The tide turns against the GOP's voting restrictions (Leder, The Washington Post)

Trump seems more the result of a shift among white men than the cause of it (Lynn Vavreck, The New York Times)

Turning the tide on voting rights (Richard L. Hasen, The New York Times)

"Unacceptable": Obama calls Trump "unfit" to be president in blistering attack (Tina Nguyen, Vanity Fair)

Voter access in 2016: Latest on restrictions across the country (Radio, Spencer Overton, Caleb Burns, Richard Hasen, Ron Elving, Jay DeLancey, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington, DC)

Voter-fraud laws are all about race (Vann R. Newkirk II, The Atlantic)

A voting-rights victory in North Carolina (Jedediah Purdy, The New Yorker)

What Trump should have said about Khizr Khan's slain son (Susan Kristol, The Federalist)

A year ago, Ahmed Mohamed became "Clock Boy." Now, he can't escape that moment. (Jessica Contrera, The Washington Post)


Alton Sterling's son makes special appearance during Teen Choice Awards (Video, Latifah Muhammad, Vibe)

Black Lives Matter coalition makes demands as campaign heats up (Yamiche Alcindor, The New York Times)

Black Lives Matter did something huge today (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)

Black Lives Matter has signed onto a platform in time for the presidential election. Here's what it says (Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times)

Body camera failed to record Chicago police shooting of black teenager (Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

Captain Khan's parents: Republican leaders must repudiate Trump (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Coalition of activists affiliated with Black Lives Matter outline policy agenda (Jamiles Lartey, The Guardian)

Criticism grows for Trump's assailing of Muslim vet's family (Julie Pace (Associated Press), The Washington Post)

Democrats want Black Lives Matter group president to resign over Rob Portman's endorsement (Stephen Koff,, Ohio)

Demonstrators call for Choi to completely turn over Castile case for independent review (Chao Xiong, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Disney's first Latina princess is inspiring, brash and bold - so brown and undefeated (Kelley D. Evans, The Undefeated)

Donald Trump gave Republicans the choice of racism or defeat. They chose racism. (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Donald Trump is bringing anti-Muslim prejudice into the mainstream (Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump's feud with the Khans makes no sense. Like, none. (Chris Cillizza, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump keeps hitting Khizr and Ghazala Khan, parents of army captain killed in Iraq (Adam K. Raymond, New York Magazine)

Even Fox News notices Trump battle bitterly over Muslim hero son (Joe Lapointe, New York Observer)

Federal judge bars North Dakota from enforcing restrictive voter ID law (Michael Wines, The New York Times)

Fighting for free speech on America's campuses (Cecilia Capuzzi Simon, The New York Times)

Fight with Khan family tests Trump's "say anything" strategy (Lisa Lerer, Jonathan Lemire (Associated Press), The Washington Post)

First "Blue Lives Matter" law goes into effect (Emily Giangreco, KOIN, Portland, Oregon)

For Donald Trump, victims' lives matter (Arthur Schaper, Town Hall)

GOP criticism mounts as Trump continues attacks on Khan family (Scott Detrow, NPR)

A graceless act by Donald Trump (Leder, Newsday)

Groups affiliated with Black Lives Matter release agenda (Errin Haines Whack (Associated Press), The Washington Post)

Hillary says Obama "left behind" white America (Cliff Kincaid, Accuracy in Media)

Hillary Clinton targets a skeptical crowd: White male voters (Matt Flegenheimer, The New York Times)

How is the Black Lives Matter movement organized? (Chris Opfer, HowStuffWorks)

How to explain cop killers to kids (Hans Fiene, The Federalist)

How zero-tolerance policing pits poor against poor (Forrest Stuart, Mother Jones)

Is culture borrowing always theft? (Craig Jenkins, Frank Guan, Vulture)

Is this summer really our generation's tumultuous '60s? (Molly Osberg, Fusion)

Is Trump really a GOP anomaly? (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

John Oliver: Trump's Khizr Khan comments make him a "self-serving half-man" (Video, Marlow Stern, The Daily Beast)

Khans show no low is too low for Trump: Max Boot (Max Boot, USA Today)

Khizr Khan, servant of the global umma (Robert Spencer, FrontPage Mag)

Khizr Khan smeared as a terrorist for speaking out against Donald Trump (Amanda Terkel, The Huffington Post)

Kurtz: Mother of Benghazi victim ignored while parents of slain Muslim soldier made headlines (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Longtime Trump adviser claims Khizr Khan is a terrorist double agent (Ben Mathis-Lilley, Slate)

Miss Black USA on activism and embracing black beauty (Bené Viera, Allure)

Miss Teen USA will keep crown despite outcry over N-word tweets (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Muslim-American women are using this powerful hashtag to take a stand against Donald Trump (Natasha Noman, Mic)

Muslim women to Trump: We're anything but silent (Nahal Toosi, Politico)

North Carolina voter ID law is struck down as racially discriminatory (The Economist)

"No Trump. No KKK. No racist fascist USA!" (Workers World)

Obama admin ALREADY discriminates against Syrians -- if they're Christians (Patrick Poole, PJ Media)

Obama defends Gold Star families against Trump (Video, Nolan D. McCaskill, Politico)

Obama's American idea (Roger Cohen, The New York Times)

Obama's immigration policy leads Latinos to avoid voting in droves (Tom Elias, Redding Record Searchlight, Californien)

Pocket constitution sales soar after Trump feud with Khan family (Mike McPhate, The New York Times)

Protesters want alderman to drop "Blue Lives Matter" ordinance (Jacob Wittich, Chicago Sun-Times)

The recovery's racial divide (Video, Michelle Mizner, Sarah Moughty, Frontline, PBS)

Republicans declare support for Khans in spat with Trump (Associated Press, The New York Times)

Republicans keep trying to block black votes. That's why fair judges are crucial (Scott Lemieux, The Guardian)

Sometimes it takes an outsider to crystallize America's enduring racism (Max Bearak, Chicago Tribune)

Student body vice president writes a "forget Black Lives Matter" post, and a university erupts (Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post)

The two faces of Obama's immigration policy (Annie Hylton, In These Times)

The ugly racism of "whiteness studies" programs (John Perazzo, FrontPage Mag)

Veteran in Mosby's office who objected to continuing prosecution in Gray case quits (Video, Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun)

Voter ID and the real threat to democracy (Hans Von Spakovsky, John Fund, The Wall Street Journal)

"We've never been challenged this way": Military support groups demand respect for Khan family (Dan Lamothe, The Washington Post)

What does Black Lives Matter want? Now its demands are clearer than ever (Dani McClain, The Nation)

Why Khizr Khan is Paul Ryan's worst nightmare (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

Why this black Bernie Sanders delegate says he doesn't have the luxury of going "Bernie or Bust" (Jeff Stein, Vox)