Februar 2016


Gitte Nielsen, cand.mag., Amerikanske Studier



3 photographers expose race in America c. 2016 (Antwaun Sargent, The Creators Project)

After Juan Williams criticizes Trump's KKK comments, Fox hosts freak out (Judd Legum, Think Progress)

After violent KKK brawl, marchers in Anaheim try to "fight fire with love and compassion" (Anh Do, Los Angeles Now)

Analysis of the South Carolina Democratic primary (Radio, Susan Page, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington DC)

As Oscar host Chris Rock ends show full of racial commentary, he utters a familiar three-word phrase (Video, Kathryn Blackhurst, The Blaze)

Bernie Sanders's path to the Democratic nomination grows more difficult (Byron Tau, The Wall Street Journal)

Black players at Summit Academy say multiple racist attacks targeted them at Utah state basketball tournament (Trevor Phibbs, The Salt Lake Tribune)

A brief history of Donald Trump and the white supremacists who love him (Jake Flanagin, Quartz)

Chris Rock at the 2016 Oscars: "You're damn right Hollywood's racist" (Alex Needham, The Guardian)

Chris Rock's brutal Oscars monologue was legendary. But it wasn't perfect. (Kevin Fallon, The Daily Beast)

Chris Rock transforms Oscars into biting racial commentary (Steve Gorman, Reuters)

Chris Rock: "You're damn right Hollywood is racist" (Brandon Griggs, CNN)

The concentration of poverty in American schools (Janie Boschma, Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic)

The costs of inequality: A goal of justice, a reality of unfairness (Colleen Walsh, Harvard Gazette)

Criticism of Anaheim police response to KKK rally mounts, hunt for assault suspect continues (James Queally, Los Angeles Times)

Cruz on Trump: "We've had seven years of President Obama dividing us on racial and ethnic lines" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

The cult of Hillary, the ultimate junk bond (Manuel García, Jr., CounterPunch)

Donald Trump on racist endorsement: "I don't know anything about David Duke" (Christina Coleburn, NBC News)

Donald Trump says Hispanic judge in Trump University suit "has been extremely hostile to me" (Brendan O'Connor, Gawker)

Donald Trump secretly told the New York Times what he really thinks about immigration (Ben Smith, BuzzFeed)

Donald Trump's message resonates with white supremacists (Jonathan Mahler, The New York Times)

Donald Trump stumbles on David Duke, KKK (Video, Eric Bradner, CNN)

Emotions run high at vigil after deadly police shooting (Video, Joel Brown, ABC11, Raleigh, North Carolina)

Father Mike (Evan Osnos, The New Yorker)

Fear and loathing in the Palmetto State (Cedric Johnson, Jacobin)

"He is really a Teflon candidate, like Reagan was" (Michelle Goldberg, Slate)

How race could affect the race (Joel Kotkin, CityWatch, Los Angeles)

How well do you know America's history of racism? A quiz (Tyler Kingkade, The Huffington Post)

If the Oscars were all about diversity, why the crude Asian joke? (Jessica Contrera, The Washington Post)

Iowa's black college students: We don't feel welcome (Kevin Hardy, Jeff Charis-Carlson, USA Today)

Is #MSNBCSoWhite? The departure of Melissa Harris-Perry raises the issue (Paul Farhi, The Washington Post)

Jeremy Lin slams Chris Rock's Asian jokes (Abid Rahman, The Hollywood Reporter)

The KKK and mob allegations haunting Donald Trump (Michael Daly, The Daily Beast)

KKK at center of "bloody melee" in California (Bill Morlin, Southern Poverty Law Center)

The Ku Klux Klan is back, courtesy of Donald Trump (David Francis, Foreign Policy)

The latest: Police identify officer who chased, shot man (Associated Press, The Washington Post)

Leder: KKK group got exactly what it wanted: lots of free attention (Leder, Los Angeles Times)

Melissa Harris-Perry: The host who cried racism (Marjorie Romeyn-Sanabria, The National Interest)

Mississippi flag's Confederate imagery incites "arts of racial violence," lawsuit alleges (Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post)

Misusing HBCUs as a carrot for black voters (Donovan X. Ramsey, The Atlantic)

#NotYourMule race debate ignites on Twitter following Oscars (Video, Tanzina Vega, CNN Money)

Oscar ratings fell, but all eyes are on the Academy (Brooks Barnes, Michael Cieply, The New York Times)

Oscars, KKK, Donald Trump prove U.S. is far from post-racial (Leder, The Sacramento Bee)

Oscars producers: Chris Rock "knew he had to address the racial climate in Hollywood" (Gregg Kilday, The Hollywood Reporter)

Police investigate SLC shooting; protesters flood downtown streets (video) (Video, Erin Alberty, The Salt Lake Tribune)

Police kill man during chase in North Carolina (Michael McLaughlin, The Huffington Post)

Police shoot and kill fleeing suspect in Raleigh, North Carolina, on day City Council was to discuss body cams for cops (Brian Doherty, Reason)

A provocative theory for why Donald Trump keeps flip-flopping on the KKK (Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post)

Q&A: Why KKK was at California park, how it turned violent (Christine Armario, Associated Press)

Racial bias evident in South Carolina criminal sentences, study reveals (Edward Helmore, The Guardian)

Racial feud erupts as Republicans fight "unstoppable" Trump (Julie Pace, Jill Colvin (Associated Press), ABC News)

Reducing poverty the Democratic way (Harry J. Holzer, Brookings)

Review: With Chris Rock, the Oscars find a lucky pairing of host and subject (James Ponewozik, The New York Times)

The right to vote? Don't count on it (Michael Waldman, The Daily Beast)

The Rihanna generation: How black immigrants are reshaping America (Daniel Rivero, Fusion)

Rivals slam Trump for blaming KKK stumble on earpiece (Video, Tal Kopan, Julia Manchester, CNN)

Rubio continues assault on Trump over KKK remarks (Niels Lesniewski, Roll Call)

Sandra Bland's family speaks out at ECC race relations forum (Madhu Krishnamurthy, Daily Herald, Chicago)

Senate's Supreme Court blockade is already mobilizing black voters in one Senate race (Joan McCarter, Daily Kos)

Students in Indiana, Iowa taunt Latinos with Trump-themed insults during basketball games - including "Build a wall!" chant (Video, Dan Good, New York Daily News)

Students removed from Trump rally in Georgia (Video, Jennifer Jacobs (The Des Moines Register), USA Today)

Super guide to Super Tuesday - Democratic edition (Harry Enten, Anne Li, Nate Silver, David Wasserman, FiveThirtyEight)

Super guide to Super Tuesday - Republican edition (Harry Enten, Anne Li, Nate Silver, David Wasserman, FiveThirtyEight)

Super Tuesday showcases electorate's growing racial, ethnic diversity (Jens Manuel Krogstad, Pew Research Center)

The right to vote? Don't count on it (Michael Waldman, The Daily Beast)

Trump, the KKK, David Duke and SuperTuesday (Arnold Steinberg, The Huffington Post)

Trump's racial controversies leave GOP in awkward spot (Steve Benen, MSNBC)

A vote for Donald Trump is a vote for bigotry (Stuart Stevens, The Daily Beast)

Watch Mark Ruffalo get real about racism in Hollywood (Video, Kelsey McKinney, Fusion)

The weight of James Arthur Baldwin (Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, BuzzFeed)

What Black History Month means to young black artists and activists (Antwaun Sargent, Vice)

What Chris Rock got wrong about the Oscars diversity debate (Lily Rothman, Time)

When integrating a school, does it matter if you use class instead of race? (Anya Kamenetz, NPR)

White people do more drugs, black people serve more time (Allee Manning, Leon Markovitz, Vocativ)

Why Salt Lake City police won't release video of teen shooting (Michelle L. Price (Associated Press), The Christian Science Monitor)


50 years before Beyoncé's Black Lives Matter anthem, Mavis Staples led a movement (Matt Wilstein, The Daily Beast)

At Oscars, Chris Rock brilliantly says what we're all thinking (Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times)

Bernie Sanders fans slam black voters after South Carolina defeat (Jacob Steinblatt, Vocativ)

Bernie Sanders: I'll do better with black voters who don't live in the Deep South (Evan McMorris Santoro, BuzzFeed)

Bernie Sanders: "We got decimated" in South Carolina (Sam Stein, The Huffington Post)

Black actors present at the Oscars way more often than they win. What does that mean? (Everdeen Mason, The Washington Post)

Black power - white backlash: 150 years of struggle for national liberalism and socialism (Abayomi Azikiwe, Centre for Research on Globalization, Canada)

Chris Rock: Hollywood a "different type" of racist (Adam Howard, MSNBC)

Chris Rock: Hollywood "doesn't hire black people" (Judy Kurtz, The Hill)

Chris Rock just gave a brilliant and brave Oscar speech about Hollywood racism (Edwin Rios, Mother Jones)

Chris Rock's epic monologue at the Oscars: "You are damn right Hollywood is racist" (Judd Legum, Think Progress)

Chris Rock's Oscars monologue was a sharp takedown of Hollywood's structural racism (Aisha Harris, Slate)

Clinton handily wins South Carolina as candidates seek to win young black voters (John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun)

David Duke: Trump "knows who I am" (Gideon Resnick, Tara Wanda Merrigan, The Daily Beast)

Democratic congresswoman: We need an African American on the Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas doesn't count (Video, David Rutz, Washington Free Beacon)

Donald Trump declines three chances to disavow David Duke (Video, Sam Stein, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump declines to disavow Donald Trump (Alan Rappeport, The New York Times)

Donald Trump's KKK connections go back to dad Fred's arrest at Klan riot in 1927 (Adam Edelman, New York Daily News)

Family IDs teen shot by police in downtown SLC (Robert Boyd, Fox13, Salt Lake City, Utah)

The fierce courage of Nina Simone (Film- og boganmeldelse, Adam Shatz, The New York Review of Books)

The film academy is crippled by its narrow vision of what's Oscar-worthy (Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times)

Get out the black vote? Show us the jobs (Rick C. Wade, CNN)

Hillary Clinton's SC win is all about the power of the black vote (Lauren Victoria Burke, The Root)

Hollywood claims to have listened. So will 2016 be the last "white" Oscars? (Edward Helmore, The Guardian)

How the Church helps black men flourish in America (W. Bradford Wilcox, Nicholas H. Wolfinger, The Atlantic)

I can explain #OscarsSoWhite in 2 words: "Annie Hall" (Beanie Barnes, Salon)

Justice is colorblind (Wendy W. Davis, The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indiana)

Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim erupts in violence; 3 are stabbed and 13 arrested (James Queally, Los Angeles Times)

Marco Rubio says GOP can't nominate white supremacist apologist (Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times)

MSNBC severs ties with Melissa Harris-Perry after host's critical email (Paul Farhi, The Washington Post)

O.J. Simpson and racial justice (PUNCH)

An Oscar for the grievance industry: Column (Joe R. Hicks, USA Today)

Oscars expected to reflect anger at Washington (Emily Goodin, Real Clear Politics)

Peter Liang highlights the Asian American identity crisis (Jess Guh, MD, This Can't Be Happening!)

The professors vs. the President: Has Obama done enough for African-Americans? (Perry Bacon Jr., NBC News)

Radical imagination is a necessary, sustaining force of black activism (Savonne Anderson, Mashable)

Redeveloping urban America without gentrification (Donté L. Hickman, The Baltimore Sun)

Riot starts after Salt Lake City police shoot teenager (Peter Holley, The Washington Post)

Salt Lake City man shot by police had broomstick: officials (Associated Press, CBS News)

Salt Lake police battle rock throwers after shooting (Alison Young, USA Today)

South Carolina primary reveals gulf between black, white voters (Mark Sappenfield, The Christian Science Monitor)

The startling truth about black maternal mortality (Susana Morris, About)

Tavis Smiley: Hollywood is getting it wrong (Video, CBS News)

Teen holding broomstick is shot by police in Salt Lake City, sparks protests (Angela Bronner Helm, The Root)

Teen shot by police in critical condition (Michael McFall, The Salt Lake Tribune)

Ten days in the life of a police reform advocate (Bob Gangi, Gotham Gazette, New York)

Think Trump's troopers are racist? Don't be so smug: David Mastio (David Mastio, USA Today)

Trump declines to assess white supremacy groups, including KKK, without first doing research (Jenna Johnson, The Washington Post)

Trump declines to condemn Ku Klux Klan (Kristen East, Politico)

Trump fails to condemn KKK on television, turns to Twitter to clarify (Camila Domonoske, NPR)

Trump plays dumb on David Duke's history of white supremacy. Here's proof he's lying. (Casey Quinlan, Think Progress)

What does it say about the GOP that Trump is the white supremacists' candidate? (Rachel Maddow, The Washington Post)

When people of color are discouraged from going into the arts (Julia Lee, The Atlantic)

While you were offline: Black-ish shows TV how to handle race (Graeme McMillan, Wired)

Why does Donald Trump play dumb when asked about KKK supporters? (Antonio J. Newell, Inquisitr)

Why won't Donald Trump disavow the Ku Klux Klan? (Yoni Applebaum, The Atlantic)


6 ways allies still marginalize people of color - and what to do instead (Savonne Anderson, Mashable)

Actors react to lack of racial diversity at Oscars, Hollywood: Part 4 (Video, ABC News)

Bill Maher calls #BlackLivesMatter activists "you f****** idiots" (Video, Katie Halper, Raw Story)

The black intellectual critique of Hillary Clinton (Dara Lind, Vox)

Black voters showing support for Bernie Sanders (Reno Berkeley, Inquisitr)

"Can I touch your hair?" and other racial slights (Jeff Charis-Carlson, Kevin Hardy, The Des Moines Register)

City poll: Most NYC residents believe NYPD is racially biased (Video, Bobby Cuza, NY1, New York)

Clinton pays tribute to black victims - ignores officers killed in line of duty (Fox News)

Clinton promises to carry Obama's legacy - will that excite black voters in November? (Darren Sands, BuzzFeed)

The effect race could have on the race (Joel Kotkin, The Orange County Register)

Exits: Sanders not trusted as much on racial issues (Matt Vespa, Town Hall)

A famous voice praises Hillary Clinton as a voice for blacks (Video, Nick Corasaniti, The New York Times)

From Obama to Trump (Ross Douthat, The New York Times)

Here are some countries Al Sharpton can move to (Video, Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

Hillary Clinton's winning numbers in South Carolina suggest sweep in South (Nate Cohn, The New York Times)

If East L.A.'s Latinos speak for the nation's, a wall could come tumbling down on Trump (Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times)

Lupita Nyong'o and Trevor Noah, and their meaningful roles (Philip Galanes, The New York Times)

Oscar diversity: Guess who's coming to Hollywood? (Jenny Woodley, Newsweek)

Oscar diversity isn't quite so black-and-white (Lee Seymour, Forbes)

The Oscars boycott is arrogant tripe (Video, Armond White, New York Daily News)

#OscarsSoWhite 2016: The history of black protest against Hollywood (Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., The Root)

The rise of American authoritarianism (Amanda Taub, Vox)

"Straight Outta Compton" recut as Oscar bait is mostly about a white dude (Video, Claire Landsbaum, Complex)

These are your Trump voters: 1 in 5 wish the slaves were never freed (Robin Scher (AlterNet), Salon)

When Black Panthers roamed San Diego (Peter Rowe, The San Diego Union-Tribune)


The Academy Awards' long history of racial inequality visualized [Infographic] (Niall McCarthy, Forbes)

America has locked up so many black people it has warped our sense of reality (Jeff Guo, The Washington Post)

America's election 2016: South Carolina's black vote (Video, Vice News)

Are issues important to black voters being properly addressed by presidential candidates with policy solutions? (NewsOne)

At the Oscars, a force stronger than explicit racism explains lack of black nominees (Destiny Peery, Reuters)

Bernie Sanders put this man in charge of persuading black voters to "feel the Bern" (Terrell Jermaine Starr, Fusion)

Bernie Sanders voted for the 1994 tough-on-crime law. But it's complicated. (German Lopez, Vox)

Black History profile: Lou Gossett Jr., "twice as good" (Cynthia Gibson, Los Angeles Wave)

Black lives matter, so black people need to walk the walk (Willie Brown, San Francisco Chronicle)

Black votes in SC: Supporting Clinton, missing Obama (Video, Aru Pande, Voice of America)

Book review: A true tale of a Japanese-American familiy caught in the cross hairs of war (Boganmeldelse, Bob Kustra, Idaho Statesman)

A brief history: Bernie, Barry, Bill and Hillary (Terry Smith, The Huffington Post)

The challenge confronting African-American presidential primary voters (Clarence B. Jones, The Huffington Post)

Chris Columbus on Hollywood's diversity issue (Denise Garcia, CNBC)

DeBlasio honcho backtracks on calling police unions pigs (Evan Gahr, The Daily Caller)

Detroit police push to improve race relations in ranks (George Hunter, The Detroit News)

Disney has made a talking animal movie about racial biases (Alison Willmore, BuzzFeed)

First black judge's retirement leaves further diversity gap in Lake County (Jim Newton, Chicago Tribune)

For Chicago cops on the street, more scrutiny brings lower morale, fewer stops (Jeremy Gorner, Chicago Tribune)

Four years after Trayvon Martin: Work left undone (Aprill O. Turner, Ebony)

Fox's Eric Bolling hypes myth that Trump is popular among Latino voters (Video, Media Matters)

Google gives $1M to Bryan Stevenson's racial justice effort (Jessica Guynn, USA Today)

The great racial hoax of Albany (Colin Flaherty, American Thinker)

Harris-Perry throws away TV career, petulantly plays race card from bottom of the deck (Joe Concha, Mediaite)

Heroism in the Korean War: A story of racial redemption (Boganmeldelse, Robert Bradley, New Boston Post)

Hollywood and white victimology (Russell Robinson, The Huffington Post)

How black voters could help Donald Trump win (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

How Clinton and Sanders are courting black votes (Emma Roller, The New York Times)

In Washington, D.C., reminders of America's dark history of segregation (Colbert I. King, The Washington Post)

Iowa High School students chant "Trump" at opposing basketball team (CBS Minnesota)

Kentucky student's portrait comparing KKK to police shakes school district (Desire Thompson, NewsOne)

Killer Mike just slammed Hillary Clinton's record on race (Tim Murphy, Mother Jones)

A Latino firewall totters (The Economist)

Leonard Pitts, Jr.: Carson doesn't get what "black" means (Leonard Pitts, Jr., Miami Herald)

Melissa Harris-Perry walks off her MSNBC show after pre-emptions (John Koblin, The New York Times)

Might Charlotte Rampling pull off the biggest upset in Oscar history? (Catherine Shoard, The Guardian)

Minorities are actually losing ground in Hollywood, report finds (Dennis Romero, LA Weekly)

Old friends face off in a primary with race at its center (Emily Deruy, The Atlantic)

On the Peter Liang protests and the "model minority" myth (Kevin Wong, Complex)

The presidential race is turning to Southern states, where black voters make up a significant portion of the Democratic electorate (Lisa Lehrer (Associated Press), U.S. News & World Report)

Racial scrutiny remains ahead of all-white Oscar ceremony (Video, PBS Newshour)

Racism on college campuses: Students on where we are now (USA Today)

Samsung phones will finally get taco, middle finger emoji - but not racially diverse ones (Natt Garun, The Next Web)

Sanders and Clinton vie to be Obama's heir for black South Carolinians (Lucia Graves, Lauren Gambino, The Guardian)

Seattle police officer suspended after racial slur was caught on dash-cam video (Steve Miletich, The Seattle Times)

SFPD gets away with murder(s): Department of Justice comes to town (Carl Finamore, San Francisco Bay View)

"The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition" by Manisha Sinha (Boganmeldelse, Ira Berlin, The New York Times)

South Carolina black voters say they know Hillary Clinton well enough to pass on Bernie Sanders (Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times)

Spike Lee: 30 years of fightin' the power (Keith Murphy, Vibe)

A sports curator at the Smithsonian unpacks the myths and reality in the film "race" (Jackie Mansky, The Smithsonian)

St. Louis student, 9, can't attend school because he's black (Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root)

Talking with the woman who started #OscarsSoWhite (Lindsay Peoples, New York Magazine)

That was edgy? Looking back at Chris Rock's divisive 2005 Oscar hosting performance (Dan Reilly, Vulture)

The third Reconstruction era (Marian Wright Edelman, The Huffington Post)

Trayvon Martin's 2012 shooting death inspired generation of black activists to fight racial injustice (Video, Chauncey Alcorn, New York Daily News)

Trayvon Martin's death 4 years later: Our pain then and why it still hurts now (Charli Penn, Essence)

Trayvon Martin was killed 4 years ago. Here's what our next president said about him. (Carimah Townes, Think Progress)

Trayvon Martin was killed four years ago today (Eli Hager, Blair Hickman, The Marshall Project)

Trial and redemption: Why Hillary Clinton connects with black voters (Radio, Andrea Bernstein, WNYC, New York)

Unacceptable racial bias persists in capital punishment (Stephen Cooper, The Daily Californian)

U.S. Att. Ortiz formally asked to probe alleged racism at Latin School (Owen Boss, Boston Herald)

US border patrol cleared of racially profiling Hispanics in Ohio (Associated Press, The Guardian)

What it's like to be a black woman in white Hollywood (Maxwell Strachan, The Huffington Post)

What Regina King learned about calling out an Awards show for being "white as ever" (Lisa Capretto, The Huffington Post)

What the Academy Awards tell us about the value of black work (Michael J. Brewer, The Nation)

White out at the Oscars again: Institutional racism and racial anxiety in contemporary U.S. society (Hetti Williams, The Huffington Post)

Whitewashing the Oscars: How did Hollywood get in this predicament? (Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Why do the networks think Latinos only care about one issue? (Jorge Rivas, Fusion)

Why electing Hillary in '16 is more important than electing Obama in '08 (Jon Favreau, The Daily Beast)

Why the 2016 Oscars could be more important than you think (Maitri Mehta, Bustle)

Why we need to talk about Hattie McDaniel before #OscarsSoWhite (Anne Cohen, Refinery29)

Without Carson, GOP will lose black vote and presidency, PAC says (Tal Kopan, CNN)

A young photographer made the Baltimore Uprising unforgettable (Philip Kennicott, The Washington Post)


80% of Hispanics dislike Donald Trump (Rob Wile, Fusion)

Al Sharpton leading protest over lack of black Oscar nominees (Brent Lang, Variety)

America Ferrera: Trump started "race to the bottom" in GOP field (Mark Hensch, The Hill)

America has a white guy problem: From Donald Trump to #OscarsSoWhite, our "diversity problems" are all connected (Paula Young Lee, Salon)

America's electoral future: How changing demographics could impact presidential elections from 2016 to 2032 (William H. Frey, Roy Teixeira, Robert Griffin, Karlyn Bowman, Center for American Progress)

Are the Oscars racist? Here are the startling numbers behind the #OscarsSoWhite strife (Philip Lewis, Mic)

Are the Oscars rigged? In a sense, yes. (Claire Lampen, Mic)

Artists take on issues of race and police brutality (Michael Morain, The Des Moines Register)

Bernie's black supporters ask undecided voters to do five minutes of research (Darren Sands, BuzzFeed)

A black director, a white author, and their differing accounts of rebel slave Nat Turner (Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times)

Black Hollywood had its own Oscars, and it was incredible (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)

"Black-ish" summed up every black parent's fears in one scene (Video, Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

Black lives and blue uniforms on campus (Dante Barry, The Huffington Post)

Black Lives Matter leader explains why "all lives matter" is a racial slur (Video, Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times)

The black Oscar wins that got away (Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian)

Black people shouldn't be fooled by Hillary Clinton (Crystal Wright, The Telegraph, UK)

Campus politics: A cheat sheet (Alia Wong, Adrienne Green, The Atlantic)

Cartoon: Finally, race cards for white people! (Matt Bors, Fusion)

Chris Rock's Oscar record: Is the 1999 ceremony a preview of what to expect on Sunday? (Chris O'Falt, Indiewire)

Clinton's cowardly capitulation to Black Lives Matter (Marjorie Romeyn-Sanabria, The National Interest)

Connecting a bunch of dots in the interest of racial economic equality (Jared Bernstein, The Washington Post)

Cory Booker takes a veiled jab at Bernie Sanders on prisons (Tim Murphy, Mother Jones)

David Duke urges his supporters to volunteer and vote for Trump (Andrew Kaczynski, BuzzFeed)

David Duke: Voting against Trump is "treason to your heritage" (Eliza Collins, Politico)

Democrats should focus on racial wealth divide (Bernie Mazyck, Jeremy Greer, The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)

The dispute over who gets to attend our nation's top schools (Paula Rogo, Ebony)

Dreams from our father, Jesse Owens (Gloria Owens Hemphill, Beverly Owens Prather, Marlene Owens Rankin, The Daily Beast)

Elections podcast: Racism among Trump's supporters (Podcast, FiveThirtyEight)

Florida votes to remove its Confederate statue from the U.S. Capitol (Tierney Sneed, Talking Points Memo)

Harvard University drops "House master" over slavery association (Andrew Blake, The Washington Times)

"Hate in America" documentary debuts as white supremacy spikes (Adam Howard, MSNBC)

Highlights from our justice talk on predictive policing (Pedro Burgos, The Marshall Project)

Hillary Clinton makes appeals to black voters in South Carolina (Chris Dixon, The New York Times)

Hispanics are still anti-GOP: Poll shows how little progress Republicans have made with Latino voters (Simon Maloy, Salon)

A history of ignorance (Barry Hertz, The Globe and Mail, Canada)

The "Hollywood blackout" was 20 years ago - has anything changed? (Erik Abriss, Complex)

Hollywood's diversity problem potentially costs industry billions (Study) (Dave McNary, Variety)

Hollywood's obsession with the bottom line is just discrimination in disguise (Stephanie Allain, Cosmopolitan)

How a big city mayor kept his promise to black voters (Christopher "Flood the Drummer" Norris, The Good Men Project)

How can black people trust Hillary Clinton after the 2008 campaign? (James Rucker, The Huffington Post)

How the Republican elite created Frankentrump (David Corn, Mother Jones)

How to handle racial climate at Boston Latin School (Radio, WBUR, Boston)

How US academia steers black students out of science (Naomi Schaefer Riley, New York Post)

HuffPollster: Latino voters are backing Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio (Natalie Jackson, Ariel Edwards-Levy, Janie Valencia, The Huffington Post)

Improv group The Black Version pokes fun at racial stereotypes in Hollywood (Radio, Elizabeth Nonemaker, Michelle Lanz, KPCC, Southern California Public Radio)

In defense of a colleague facing racist attacks (68 akademikere, Inside Higher Ed)

In defense of Atticus Finch (Cathy Young, Real Clear Politics)

I prosecuted O.J. Simpson. Here's what I learned about race and justice in America. (Marcia Clark, Vox)

Latinos could swing Texas primary outcome (Ellie Potter, Real Clear Politics)

Latino voters really don't like Donald Trump, shockingly enough (Laura Clawson, Daily Kos)

Marco Rubio says the Republican party - 89% white - is "the party of diversity" (Jake Flanagin, Quartz)

Mark Zuckerberg asks racist Facebook employees to stop crossing out Black Lives Matter slogans (Michael Nunez, Gizmodo)

Meryl Streep clarifies "we're all Africans" comment, says she wasn't defending Berlin Film Festival's all-white jury (Video, Joi-Marie McKenzie, ABC News)

The missing piece of the Oscars' diversity conversation (Lenika Cruz, The Atlantic)

Missisippi Governor: April named Confederate Heritage Month (Emily Wagster Pettus (Associated Press), ABC News)

More than half of the Oscars given to black actors were for stereotypical roles (Asha Parker, Salon)

Native Lives Matter goes beyond police brutality (Aaron G. Fountain, Jr., Al Jazeera America)

New TV show about black Baltimore firefighters aims to portray city in positive light (Quinn Kelley, The Baltimore Sun)

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's strong opinion on The Gods of Egypt whitewashing controversy (Video, Dirk Libbey, CinemaBlend)

[Op-ed] The Academy Awards and diversity (Black Enterprise)

#OscarsSoWhite, #ForSoLong (Gene Demby, NPR)

Poll: Trump's negatives among Hispanics rise; worst in GOP field (Dan Balz, Scott Clement, The Washington Post)

Racism is alive and well in the SFUSD (Shamann Walton, San Francisco Examiner)

Sanders voices outrage in Flint (Gabriel Debenedetti, Politico)

States of change (Video, panelpræsentation, Center for American Progress)

Strong African American support for Clinton emerging as decisive factor (Vanessa Williams, The Washington Post)

SUNY Albany students who claimed racial attack will be charged for assault and false reporting (Jason Silverstein, New York Daily News)

To reach minority voters, Clinton talks white privilege. Sanders has another way... (Chris Megerian, Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times)

Trump is redefining the Republican Party (Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic)

Trump took a victory lap for winning the Latino vote. Here's why he's wrong. (Amanda Sakuma, MSNBC)

UT/TT poll: Bar Muslims, deport undocumented immigrants (Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune)

Watch: Black Lives Matter activist confronts Hillary Clinton about "superpredator" comment (Aaron Rupar, Think Progress)

What Nevada showed about Trump's Hispanic support - and what it didn't (Rafael Romo, CNN)

The white candidate's burden (Jamil Smith, MTV)

White people totally cool with how things are going in Hollywood (Maxwell Strachan, The Huffington Post)

Why a single question decides the fates of Central American migrants (Eyder Peralta, NPR)

Why black voters remain in Hillary Clinton's corner (Jonathan Capehart, The Washington Post)

Winning his race: Is Trump the poster child for the rise of U.S. hate groups? (Video/podcast, Democracy Now)

With police brutality episode, "black-ish" shows how sitcoms can still matter (James Poniewozik, The New York Times)

The word "Trump" is now synonymous with "white power" (Jon Green, Americablog)


Bernie Sanders has earned his success. Hillary Clinton embodies white privilege (H. A. Goodman, The Huffington Post)

"Black-ish" boss on tackling police brutality: "I didn't want to politicize the show" (Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter)

Black Lives Matter activists interrupt Hillary Clinton at private event in South Carolina (Video, Tyler Tynes, The Huffington Post)

Can a lawsuit deliver justice after a fatal police shooting? (Steve Bogira, Chicago Reader)

Clinton looks for big victory in SC (Amie Parnes, The Hill)

David Halberstam's Mississippi apprenticeship (William Browning, Columbia Journalism Review)

The Democrats' attack on imagination is hurting us all (Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Time)

A detailed response to my favorite piece of hate mail from Black History Month (Andray Domise, Vice)

Do different generations of immigrants think differently? (Ned Beauman, Al Jazeera America)

The dwindling audience for #OscarsSoWhite (Leder, The Sacramento Bee)

The first black Oscar winner fought segregated housing in Los Angeles - and won (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Five women from "Black Lives Matter" campaign for Hillary Clinton in S. Carolina (Patrick Healy, The New York Times)

The GOP's Latino presidential candidates aren't solving its Latino problem (Molly O'Toole, Foreign Policy)

Hillary Clinton skirts Beyoncé controversy question during CNN Democratic town hall (Liz Rowley, Mic)

Hollywood's diversity drama takes center stage in lead-up to Oscars (Adam Howard, MSNBC)

Hollywood wrestles with diversity (Ben Fritz, The Wall Street Journal)

How black women like me reckon with America's political process (Jamilah King, Mic)

How Donald Trump dominated Nevada, in one word: Anger (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

How to fix Hollywood's diversity problem (John Gilpatrick, The Week)

Interview: Wagatwe Wanjuki on racial bias and online dating (Susie Lee, The Huffington Post)

Mothers of police and gun violence victims say Hillary Clinton deserves the black vote (Kira Lerner, Think Progress)

Mothers of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner offer emotional endorsement of Hillary Clinton (Liz Kreutz, ABC News)

Officers file complaints against Brookline citing racial discrimination in the department (WCVB, Boston)

Oscars so white or Oscars so wrong? (Mark Burger, Yes! Weekly)

The racist history of evangelicals proves they're a perfect match with Trump: Why the religious right's love for The Donald makes sense (Amanda Marcotte, Salon)

Researchers have discovered a new and surprising racial bias in the criminal justice system (Jeff Guo, The Washington Post)

Spike Lee's right: black people should wake up to "brother Bernie" (Steven W. Thrasher, The Guardian)

What it's really like to work in Hollywood* (*If you're not a straight white man.) (Melena Ryzik, The New York Times)

What life is like inside the massive jail that doubles as Chicago's largest mental health facility (Lili Holzer-Glier, Vice)

Why Clinton is connecting with black voters - and Sanders isn't (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Why is Hillary Clinton popular with these black moms? (Christina Beck, The Christian Science Monitor)


African-Americans: Bulwark of the Southern Democratic primaries (Dr. Charles Bullock, Southern Political Report)

Ben Carson and Cornel West actually agree: Obama's "not black enough" (Jonathan Capehart, The Washington Post)

Ben Carson: Obama isn't black like me (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

Ben Carson says Obama can't identify with black experience because he was "raised white" (Alan Rappeport, The New York Times)

Ben Carson's desperate, last ditch play of the "race card": President Obama is not authentically black because "he was raised white" (Sophia Tesfaye, Salon)

Ben Carson's race campaign (Molly Ball, The Atlantic)

Bernie Sanders emphasizes racial issues during South Carolina town hall (Daniel Marans, The Huffington Post)

Bernie Sanders will ban private prisons. Hillary Clinton accepted $133,246 from prison lobbyists (H. A. Goodman, The Huffington Post)

Black artists matter (Ramin Setoodeh, Brent Lang, Variety)

Black history: A civil movement that never stops (Abby Paeth, The Daily Illini, University of Illinois)

Black mothers who lost children to violence help Hillary Clinton appeal for gun control (Anne Gearan, The Washington Post)

Black workers in many states haven't seen much of a recovery, analysis suggests (Kate Davidson, The Wall Street Journal)

Clinton just got the five most powerful endorsements of her campaign (Gwynn Guilford, Quartz)

Confessions of a gentrifier: Choices, conflicts and contradictions (Toni L. Griffin, The Huffington Post)

Darrell Issa backs Carson's theory about Obama's blackness: "Technically" he was "raised white" (Video, David Edwards, Raw Story)

Debtors' prison in 21st-century America (Whitney Benns, Blake Strode, The Atlantic)

Donald Trump has pushed mass deportation into the GOP mainstream (Dara Lind, Vox)

"Epidemic of invisibility" for women and minorities found throughout major Hollywood media companies (Jake Coyle, AllGov)

Fight over Dallas' racial past goes wide of the real target (Jim Schutze, Dallas Observer)

Full transcript: POLITICO's Glenn Thrush interviews Ben Carson (Glenn Thrush, Politico)

The flip side of Clinton's strength among black voters: She's weaker among whites (David Weigel, The Washington Post)

"Ghetto-themed" party prompts university investigation (Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post)

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders: stop valuing black votes over black lives (Hari Ziyad, The Guardian)

Hillary Clinton pushes for independent investigations in police-involved deaths during forum in Columbia (Maya T. Prabhu, The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)

Hilton Head Island shows racism in South Carolina is not black and white (Eddie Walsh, The Huffington Post)

"#HollywoodSoWhite": Women & minorities vastly underrepresented in film & TV on both ends of camera, study shows (Lindsay Kimble, People)

If Hollywood really wants to fix its diversity issue, ask Brad Pitt (Guest Column) (Allison Samuels, Variety)

If I were a racist bastard, Trump would be my Obama (Ezinne Ukoha, Medium)

"It's too loud" and other reasons Oscar voters ignore black movies (Drew Harwell, The Washington Post)

Julián Castro could be VP next year - our out of a job. He's ready either way. (Ben Terris, The Washington Post)

KING: Ben Carson's declaration that Obama can't identify with black America is absurd and insulting (Video, Shaun King, New York Daily News)

KKK takes adopt-a-highway case to Georgia Supreme Court (Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post)

Lawyer: Family of man shot outside home sends letter to Feds (Mary Hudetz (Associated Press), ABC News)

A legacy of terror: In the United States, racist history isn't condemned, it's memorialized (Brett Milam, The Miami Student)

Measuring Donald Trump's supporters for intolerance (Lynn Vavreck, The New York Times)

Mo'Nique on pay gap for black women, why Oscar talk is "irrelevant" (Ramin Setoodeh, Variety)

Morgan Freeman on Oscars diversity: It starts with industry, not the Academy (Ramin Setoodeh, Variety)

My letter to Hattie McDaniel -- Academy Award winner (Michael Gordon Bennett, The Huffington Post)

Oscars accused of bypassing own rules in push to plug diversity gap (Ben Child, The Guardian)

Racial disparities persist in some types of cancer (Mary Brophy Marcus, CBS News)

Rooney Mara regrets her "whitewashed" role as Tiger Lily in "Pan" (Jaleesa M. Jones, USA Today)

Sanders: Trump, others, involved in "a racist effort to try to deligitimize Obama" (Video, Jeff Poor, Breitbart)

The secret to school integration (Halley Potter, Kimberly Quick, The New York Times)

Slavery reenactment for kids canceled by YMCA after parent calls it "racially insensitive" (Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post)

A system that doesn't value black lives can never truly value Asian American lives (Jenn Fang, Quartz)

A telling look back at the century-old quest for diversity in entertainment (Steven Gaydos, Tim Gray, Variety)

Thousands want the University of Alabama to rename building for Harper Lee instead of KKK leader (Danielle Werner-Bronner, Fusion)

Turning American communities into war zones, death by death (Rebecca Gordon, The Huffington Post)

Uzo Aduba is no ingénue (Chelsey Pippin, BuzzFeed)

Watch Donald Trump's history of violence (David Francis, Foreign Policy)

White Americans are nearly as blind to their racism as ever before (Jim Grimsley, The Weekly Challenger)

Why Ben Carson's attack on Obama's blackness is his dumbest move yet (Tommy Christopher, The Daily Banter)

Why Ben Carson's statement that Obama was "raised white" is so utterly confounding (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Why Hillary Clinton's black supporters should feel the Bern (Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Fusion)

Why the black vote really matters in 2016 (Milca Pierre, The Source)

Why TV is finally embracing the realities of race (Maureen Ryan, Variety)


Analysis of the South Carolina Republican primary and the Nevada Democratic caucuses (Radio, The Diane Rehm Show, NPR)

Bernie vs. Hillary in the battle for black votes (Deborah Simmons, The Washington Times)

Black patriot down (Lloyd Billingsley, FrontPage Mag)

"A black president, yay": 106-year-old finally meets the Obamas, dances like a schoolgirl (Video, Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post)

Blacks cited more by Boulder police (Daily Camera, The Denver Post)

Cornel West: "Sister Hillary Clinton is the Milli Vanilli of American politics" (Video, David Edwards, Raw Story)

Cynthia McKinney on how Democrats fail black voters and the demands that must be made (Dr. Cynthia McKinney, For Harriet)

Damning study finds a "whitewashed" Hollywood (Jake Coyle, Associated Press)

Dear Bill Clinton: "We are all 99.5 percent the same" will not protect people of color from racism (Chauncy DeVega, Daily Kos)

Democrats' battle for black voters hits Minnesota (Maya Rao, The Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Don't punish Clinton, Sanders for 1994 crime bill (Bill Scher, Real Clear Politics)

Full transcript: POLITICO's Glenn Thrush interviews Al Sharpton on 2016, Donald Trump and the Democratic Party (Podcast, Off Message, Politico)

Hannah Mary Tabbs: A black murderess in racist 1800s US (BBC News)

Harlem Globetrotters did more than entertain: Curly Neal (Curly Neal, USA Today)

Here's how the government could close the staggering racial wealth gap (Ben Walsh, Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Hey, Oscars: All black women aren't homeless welfare mothers (Marquita Harris, Refinery29)

Hillary Clinton: White Americans "need to recognize our privilege" (Rachel Vorona Cote, Jezebel)

Hillary Clinton: white people need to listen when people of color talk about racism (Michelle Garcia, Vox)

Hispanic Millennials: The forgotten majority (Joseph Anthony, The Huffington Post)

Hollywood's diversity problem goes deeper than the Oscars (Ella Koeze, FiveThirtyEight)

#HollywoodSoWhite: Study confirms racial and gender bias in TV and movies (+video) (Jake Coyle (Associated Press), The Christian Science Monitor)

In Oklahoma, killings of Native Americans raise questions (Juliana Keeping, Al Jazeera America)

Inside the Nevada entrance poll: How Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders fared among Hispanics and blacks (Gary Langer, Julie E. Phelan, ABC News)

Jamie Foxx, Oscar winner, jokes about #OscarsSoWhite backlash: What's the big deal? (Megan French, US Magazine)

John Oliver eviscerates the Oscars and Hollywood's whitewashing epidemic (Marlow Stern, The Daily Beast)

Kendrick Lamar will induct N.W.A. into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Emily Blake, Mashable)

KING: Conservatives ought to direct their rage toward angry white men actually killing our police officers - not Beyoncé (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

NAACP branch calls for ouster of Boston Latin's headmaster (Jan Ransom, The Boston Globe)

National 40th African American History Month: Why we can celebrate African American contributions to American history beyond February (Tania Bradkin, The Huffington Post)

Nevada's diversity could favor Trump (Dante Chinni, NBC News)

New map draws unexpected consequences in 2016 primaries (Corey Risinger, The Daily Tarheel, North Carolina)

Op-ed: How the racist and regressive left has increased racial tension (Ben Morris, Digital Journal)

Our time is now: The case for and imperative of the Afro-Asian solidarity (Fiona Teng, The Huffington Post)

Questions mount about a mentally ill black woman's death in police custody (Jaeah Lee, Mother Jones)

Remember this moment when Bernie Sanders is courting black voters this week (Video, Tommy Christopher, Mediaite)

RNC ad brings back race-related criticism of Clinton (Video, Eliza Collins, Politico)

RNC: Clintons "only with you when they need you" (Video, Ben Kamisar, The Hill)

Sandra Bland's mother campaigns for Clinton in South Carolina (Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times)

Some diversity bright spots are ahead in 2016 movies (Maria Puente, Andrea Mandell, Brian Truitt, USA Today)

South Carolina's primary and the last minute push for the black vote (Richard Fowler, Ebony)

Sports writer shares racist letter about Cam Newton (Erick Fernandez, The Huffington Post)

Things DoJ doesn't know about racial disparities in Ferguson (James Scanlan, The Hill)

This is the date Bernie Sanders berns out (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

Univision launches campaign to register 3 million new Latino voters (Jean Ann Esselink, The New Civil Rights Movement)

USA TODAY's Hollywood diversity report card methodology explained (Maria Puente, Jennifer Tonti, USA Today)

Will black voters leave the Hillary's plantation? (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

Young black voters in South Carolina are starting to feel the Bern (Tim Rogers, Fusion)


Actor Danny Glover and activist Ben Jealous size up Bernie Sanders's outreach to black voters (John Wagner, The Washington Post)

Analysis: Do Republican voters really care about immigration? (Stephen A. Nuño, NBC News)

Before Barack, Hillary, and Bernie, there was Shirley Chisholm (Denise Oliver Velez, Daily Kos)

Black History Month: Young blacks see a different future after Obama (Carlos Illescas, Yesenia Robles, The Denver Post)

"Black Lives Matter" banners stolen, lights smashed at N.J. church (Greg Adomaitis, NJ.com, New Jersey)

Black S. Carolina voters tired of being "stuck" (Salena Zito, Real Clear Politics)

Bryan Stevenson urges America to heal racial tension by facing its mistakes (Video, Karen Sullivan, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Clinton's new strategy to court the black vote (John King, CNN)

Clinton turns to black youth in South Carolina (Heidi M. Przybyla, USA Today)

Dare to dream - Son speaks about Navy's first black master diver (Video, Rhonda Simmons, The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia)

Democracy in black: 3 writers wrestle with President Obama's blackness (Todd Steven Burroughs, The Root)

Did Bernie gain credibility with that photo of him being arrested? (Cathaleen Chen, The Christian Science Monitor)

Ferguson's rejection of negotiated deal is a mystery (Rance Thomas, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

"Formation": Beyoncé's rallying cry (Hanaa J. Masalmeh, The Harvard Crimson)

Fox News blamed for stoking "racism" in city's spring break crackdown (Tom Quimby, The Washington Times)

Harrison: Cory Booker for vice president (Brigid Harrison, NorthJersey.com)

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vie for black voters on BET (Video, Tom Kludt, CNN)

How Chinese American protesters are invoking Black Lives Matter (Cathaleen Chen, The Christian Science Monitor)

How many protests will it take to finally diversify our campuses? (William B. Harvey, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Immigration, racism and the internment of Japanese Americans (John W. Traphagan, The Huffington Post)

Latino focus of race for Senate (Madison Alder, Arizona Daily Sun)

Mothers back Clinton for stances on gun violence, police reform (Melissa Boughton, The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)

Muted response to Bernie Sanders at South Carolina church (Yamiche Alcindor, The New York Times)

Nevada caucus results (Valgresultater, NBC News)

Nina Simone's "Strange Fruit": Inside the Jim Crow childhood of the High Priestess of Soul (Jack Shuler, Salon)

No, the polling doesn't prove Bernie Sanders' won the Hispanic vote in Nevada (Nate Cohn, The New York Times)

Oscars pin hopes on Chris Rock for ratings (Michael Cieply, Brooks Barnes, The New York Times)

A "progressive" bully strikes again (Robert Knight, The Washington Times)

The politics of exclusion (Tom Mockaitis, The Huffington Post)

Riley: Hollywood problem bigger than all-white Oscars (Rochelle Riley, Detroit Free Press)

Russo: Telling my biracial boys the truth (Regina Carswell Russo, The Cincinnati Inquirer)

Sanders: When the African-American community understands my record we will do better (Video, Pam Key, Breitbart)

South Carolina primary results (Valgresultater, NBC News)

Steve Nelson: Race and racism in the time of Obama (Steve Nelson, The Valley News, New Hampshire)

The unlikely source Clinton used to win Nevada (Bill Scher, Politico)

What Kanye has in common with Trump. And Martin Luther King. (Rembert Browne, Vulture)

Why neither Hillary Clinton nor Bernie Sanders can claim a win in the Latino vote in Nevada (David Lauter, Los Angeles Times)

Why police training must be reformed (David Gutierrez, Harvard Political Review)


At HBCU in Houston, Hillary Clinton hits Republicans over voting rights (Bobby Blanchard, The Dallas Morning News)

Black lives - and black votes - matter in SC Dem primary (Andrew Dys, The Herald, Rock Hill, South Carolina)

The champ and Mr. X (Boganmeldelse, James Rosen, National Review)

Clinton defeats Sanders in Nevada; black voter support appears decisive (Abby Phillip, John Wagner, Anne Gearan, The Washington Post)

Clinton lead over Sanders among Latino voters rapidly narrowing (Mark Blumenthal, Jon Cohen, NBC News)

Clinton rides minority support to win over Sanders in Nevada caucuses (Video, Jennifer Jacobs (The Des Moines Register), USA Today)

Clinton wins a close race in Nevada, but Sanders shows strength among Latino voters (D.D. Guttenplan, The Nation)

The crisis of minority unemployment (Leder, The New York Times)

Dear black people: These are things "they" want you to stop doing (Yesha Callahan, Danielle Young, The Root)

Did Bernie Sanders supporters really chant "English-only"? America Ferrera's claim would deeply hurt his chances with voters (Cate Carrejo, Bustle)

Dolores Huerta says she was shouted down with "English-only" chants from a Sanders crowd (Janell Ross, Abby Phillip, The Washington Post)

The entrance polls said Nevada's Latinos voted for Bernie Sanders. That's unlikely. (Dara Lind, Vox)

Gold rush brought black Americans to Idaho, as it did everyone else (Arthur Hart, Idaho Statesman)

Happy birthday to Sidney Poitier, a Hollywood game-changer (Tim Gray, Variety)

Harper Lee: author battled to reconcile racial justice with a racially unjust society (Sarah Churchwell, The Guardian)

"Hate in America" review: New ID series debuts with powerful KKK hate crime documentary (TV-anmeldelse, Diana Price, Inquisitr)

"I'm not being exploited": Sandra Bland's mother talks endorsing Hillary Clinton (Jason Johnson, The Root)

In defense of George Wallace (Mark Shields, Creators)

In Nevada, Hillary Clinton wins black voters, loses Hispanics (Video, Rebecca Kaplan, CBS News)

In North Las Vegas, black voters say Clinton will build on Obama's legacy (Alexandra Berzon, The Wall Street Journal)

Is Hillary Clinton running with the race card? [VIDEO] (Cherese Jackson, Guardian Liberty Voice)

Latino voters delivered some good news for Democrats in Nevada (Elise Foley, The Huffington Post)

The new look of the conservative movement? (Scot Lehigh, The Boston Globe)

#ObamaAndKids takes a look at the best photos of the president with his biggest pint sized fans (Yesha Callahan, The Root)

[OP-ED] Why South Carolina matters: Ideology on the right and demographics on the left (Corey Ealons, BlackEnterprise.com)

#OscarsSoWhite vs. #WallStreetSoWhite (Harvey McKinnon, National Observer)

Passive-aggressive media "emerged" Bernie Sanders' civil rights arrest photo (Scott Ott, PJ Media)

Politics: The black community's blind loyalty to the Clintons reflects the enduring impact of our slave mentality. (Eric L. Wattree, ThyBlackMan.com)

Race is long overdue (Filmanmeldelse, Jon Gallo, Los Angeles Post-Examiner)

Report: Number of hate groups on the rise in California (Video, Macy Jenkins, CBS Sacramento)

Rozell: African-Americans are the bulwark of the Virginia Democratic primary (Mark J. Rozell, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia)

Rubio slams anti-cop rhetoric despite his own statements on police racism (Scott Greer, The Daily Caller)

Rubio tries to sell the new face of the GOP establishment to S.C. voters (Jessica Taylor, NPR)

Thousands in Philadelphia protest conviction of NYPD officer Peter Liang (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

U.S. high court rejects Republicans on North Carolina voting map (Greg Stohr, Bloomberg)

Why I'm more worried about Marco Rubio than Donald Trump (Matthew Yglesias, Vox)

Woman who inspired black Peanuts character shares story in Monrovia (Brian Day (San Gabriel Valley Tribune), Pasadena Star-News, Californien)


Accused: The forgotten history of Peyton Manning's coverage in 2003 (Chuck Modiano, New York Daily News)

Albert Woodfox released from jail after 43 years in solitary confinement (Ed Pilkington, The Guardian)

Ben Carson targets black vote in South Carolina primary (Shaquille Brewster, NBC News)

The birth of the Ku Klux brand (Malcolm Harris, Pacific Standard)

Camp cancels slavery reenactments following parent complaints (Samantha Cowan, Take Part)

Cleaner maps, just as dirty (Leder, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Clinton feeling "the Bern" at historically black colleges (Video, Kevin Conlon, CNN)

Clinton's condescending attitude towards blacks (Dan Gilmore, The Patriot Post)

Cop's vow to thugs goes viral: "You will be hunted" (Video, Douglas Ernst, WND)

The danger of courting white swing voters (Rebecca Griffin, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump says if he "were African-American," he wouldn't like President Obama (Jenna Johnson, The Washington Post)

A Donald Trump victory could clash with South Carolina's self-image (Alexander Burns, The New York Times)

Don Cheadle had to hire a white co-star to get investors to pay for his Miles Davis movie (Zak Cheney-Rice, Mic)

Even our sleep habits are divided across racial lines (Danielle Wiener-Bronner, Fusion)

Ever heard of "Black Wall Street"? (Brandon Weber, The Progressive)

Fewer than a quarter of Americans support #OscarsSoWhite boycott (Ben Child, The Guardian)

Harper Lee inspired millions to fight for racial justice (Morris Dees, Southern Poverty Law Center)

Harper Lee, author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," dies at 89 (William Grimes, The New York Times)

Hate, extremist groups rise 14 percent in U.S. last year: report (Christian Alexandersen, The Patriot-News, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)

Historical marker to commemorate Memphis racial conflict (Richard Locker, Knoxville News Sentinel)

In heated interview, Shaun King says he's "blacker" than black radio host Jason Whitlock [AUDIO] (Chuck Ross, The Daily Caller)

In search of the movement (Boganmeldelse, Elaine Elinson, TruthDig)

In wake of #OscarsSoWhite, Ryan Murphy creates "Half," a director diversity foundation (Seamus Kirst, Forbes)

King: Cincinnati cops reveal double standards faced by black men and white men (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO) (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Lawsuit accuses officials of racial bias in water project (Michael Kunzelman (Associated Press), ABC News)

Let's hear the better proposals (Hamilton Nolan, Gawker)

Millennials make up almost half of Latino eligible voters in 2016 (Jens Manuel Krogstad, Mark Hugo Lopez, Gustavo López, Jeffrey S. Passel, Eileen Patten, Pew Research Center)

MLK: Remembering the day, lessons for the year (Noelle Kirchner, M.Div., The Huffington Post)

A movie that could challenge racism, sexism and pass the Bechdel test? Are we dreaming? (Natasha Noman, Mic)

No apology (Jessica Pishko, Aeon)

Oscar boycott gets thumbs down from Americans: Reuters/IPSOS poll (Jill Serjeant, Reuters)

Police in six Southern California counties have shot more than 2,000 suspects since 2004. Only one officer was prosecutred - he was acquitted. (Jack Dolan, Los Angeles Times)

Producer, director of new O.J. series on racial divisions, then and now (Podcast, The TakeAway)

Racial equality and the offended generation (Armstrong Williams, WND)

Report says BLS did not adequately probe racial slur (Travis Anderson, Olivia Arnold, The Boston Globe)

Rubio disappoints on cops and crime (Heather Mac Donald, City Journal)

South Carolina's legacy, exploited by Trump (Leder, The New York Times)

The South Carolina primary in 8 charts (Evan Comen, Michael B. Sauter, 24/7 Wall St)

The stench created by Donald Trump (Lawrence D. Elliott, The Huffington Post)

Sticks & stones (Podcast, Latino USA, NPR)

There's a serious racism problem in the porn industry (Chauntelle Tibbals, Mic)

This GOP-backed voter ID law could be a big problem for South Carolina (Dana Liebelson, The Huffington Post)

Top SC Democrat endorses Hillary Clinton, mending rift (Jeffrey Collins (Associated Press), The New York Times)

To understand Bernie Sanders's political revolution, read his autobiography (Jeff Stein, Vox)

Why aren't young Latinos ready for Hillary? Because they're still wounded by Obama. (Dara Lind, Vox)

Why campus racism just won't go away (Robert Bruce Slater, The Washington Post)

Why it's hard to separate the Supreme Court drama from race (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Why some African-American evangelicals are playing the Trump card (Ines Novacic, CBS News)

Wisconsin: 14,000 people gather at Capitol for "Day Without Latinos" (Democracy Now!)

With new NBC shows, Jennifer Lopez and Eva Longoria talk about diversity on TV (Neal Justin, Minneapolis Star Tribune)


Bernie Sanders can win black votes away from Hillary Clinton (Leonid Bershidsky, Chicago Tribune)

Beyond the Oscars: A look at racial diversity in Hollywood (Radio, Cecilia Kang, The Diane Rehm Show, NPR)

Black Caucus blasts Larry Hogan agenda for racial bias (Anjali Shastry, The Washington Times)

The black cop in Baltimore (Joel Anderson, BuzzFeed)

The Black History Month of tomorrow (Whitney Dunlap-Fowler, The Huffington Post)

A black police officer's fight against the N.Y.P.D. (Saki Knafo, The New York Times Magazine)

A Bronx precinct where killings persist (Benjamin Mueller, Al Baker, The New York Times)

Carson: Campaign attacks resemble efforts to divide black slaves (Kyle Cheney, Politico)

Carson courts black voters, including Democrats, in South Carolina (Kyle Cheney, Politico)

Congressional delegation to visit Emanuel AME Church in pursuit of lessons on racial healing (Emma Dumain, Jennifer Berry Hawes, The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)

The conversation about being black in America has gone South (Antonia Williams-Gary, South Florida Times)

Critics see racial subtext in Obama-Rubio photo mashup (Valerie Bauerlein, The Wall Street Journal)

Gosh, why would anyone think racial bias was a factor in Republican Supreme Court obstruction? (Laura Clawson, Daily Kos)

Historians deconstructing the Reconstruction era (Video, Greg Toppo, USA Today)

How South Carolina became Trump country (Tim Murphy, Mother Jones)

How the South Carolina "firewall" fell apart (Julian E. Zelizer, Politico)

How to talk about race with your kids (Rebecca Ruiz, Mashable)

In presidential campaign, black lives really do matter (Renée Graham, The Boston Globe)

Inside Bernie Sanders's quest to win over Nevada's Latinos (Dara Lind, Vox)

John Oliver eviscerates the facts on voter ID (Christian Schneider, National Review)

Lack of diversity in film industry costs Hollywood big money, report finds (Edward Helmore, The Guardian)

Millennials: What will get them to the polls and what they want from the next president (Radio, Cecilia Kang, The Diane Rehm Show, NPR)

The nonexistent case against Oscar "whiteness" (Carl Horowitz, National Legal and Policy Center)

On being black (W.E.B. DuBois, boguddrag fra 18/2 1920, New Republic)

The one unemployment statistic you need to know to understand how badly the deck is stacked against black America (Valerie Wilson, AlterNet)

The Oscars revolution has been messy, but diversity in storytelling deepens the art and enriches us (Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times)

Oscars so white: Shocking stats of Academy's voting demographics (Lisa J. Ellwood, Indian Country)

Populists aren't dangerous because they might win. They're dangerous because of how they transform politics even when they don't. (Yascha Mounk, Vox)

Racial bias in Hillary Clinton's backyard: She's been silent on Westchester's housing segregation problem (Craig Gurian, New York Daily News)

Racial gerrymandering in North Carolina (Leder, The New York Times)

The "racial procrastination" of Barack Obama (Carlos Lozada, The Washington Post)

The roots of Donald Trump's candidacy lie in a South Carolina cemetery (Charles P. Pierce, Esquire)

Rubio endorsement rally shows a more diverse vision for GOP (Zeke J. Miller, Time)

Sanders: I have lifelong dedication to racial justice (Ben Kamisar, The Hill)

Skeptics doubt new Chicago video policy will rebuild trust (Don Babwin, Associated Press)

There is no black vote, only black voters (Sabriyya Pate, The Duke Chronicle, Durham, North Carolina)

This 10-year report on Oscar nominations looks dismal for women behind the camera (Julie Zelinger, Mic)

Toni Morrison has always refused to privilege white people in her writing (Danielle Young, The Root)

Where are the black girl squads on TV? (Bené Viera, Fusion)

Why does San Francisco seem to have such a huge homeless problem? (Kashmir Hill, Fusion)

Yes, Planned Parenthood targets and hurts poor black women (Willis L. Krumholz, The Federalist)


Baltimore youth of color are still fighting plans for gigantic garbage incinerator (Aura Bogado, Grist)

Black, 13, and jailed for life in Clinton's America (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

Black America asks: Who is Bernie Sanders? (Ben Jealous, The Huffington Post)

"Black Lives Matter" sends brutal message to Hillary she never saw coming - "Instead of pimping..." (Kevin Whitson, Western Journalism)

Blacks see bias in delay on a Scalia successor (Maggie Haberman, Jonathan Martin, The New York Times)

Carson: Hillary Clinton talks in coded racial language [VIDEO] (Video, Steve Guest, The Daily Caller)

CBC PAC chairman says Bernie Sanders' socialism can't "eradicate racism" (Rahel Gebreyes, The Huffington Post)

Cheyenne police department analyzes bias-based policing behavior [VIDEO] (Video, Joy Greenwald, KGAB, Cheyenne, Wyoming)

Chicago police shooting data may reveal new ways to reduce deaths and racial disparity (Nirej Sikhon, The Conversation)

Clinton adds "racial justice" tab to website (Ben Kamisar, The Hill)

Clinton and Sanders and progressivism (Walter E. Williams, Creators)

Clinton: Republicans using "coded racial language," "hatred and bigotry" to oppose potential Obama nominee (Video, Real Clear Politics)

Donald Trump and the Central Park Five: the racially charged rise of a demagogue (Oliver Laughland, The Guardian)

Donald Trump's despicable race-baiting: Why his xenophobic immigration platform is getting even worse (Heather Digby Parton, Salon)

Elizabeth Warren's CFPB slammed by Native American leaders over racial bias (Jazz Shaw, Hot Air)

Fewer Asians need apply (Dennis Saffran, City Journal)

Free em all: 50 years later, Black Panthers are still fighting for freedom (Asha Bandele, The Huffington Post)

Hillary Clinton campaigning with Sandra Bland's mother as candidates try to boost support among minority voters (Dan Good, New York Daily News)

Hillary Clinton proposes plan to dismantle systemic racism (Kenrya Rankin, Colorlines)

Hillary's race pandering hits a new low (Thomas Lifson, American Thinker)

How Hillary Clinton won Harlem (Rembert Browne, New York Magazine)

Judge rejects attempt to force Emanuel to answer questions about "code of silence" (Jason Meisner, Chicago Tribune)

Lessons from the O.J. Simpson case for the presidential race and the nation's racial divide (Marjorie Cohn, The Huffington Post)

Mayor orders review of controversial police-stop forms after a cop gripes (Frank Main, Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times)

Not just black and white, South Carolina's Latino voters a growing political force (Andrew O'Reilly, Fox News Latino)

Octavia Spencer joining Taraji P. Henson in NASA race drama "Hidden Figures" (Octavia Spencer, The Hollywood Reporter)

Poll: "Religious and racial intolerance pervades" among Trump's S.C. supporters (Sam Reisman, Mediaite)

Providence College protests end with compromise (John Bender, Rhode Island Public Radio)

Racial double standard in heroin response (Nikki Waller, The Journal, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri)

Racial profiling bill will likely survive in Iowa Senate (William Petroski, The Des Moines Register)

Racial slurs, a rock and rage: family seeks justice in death outside East St. Louis nightclub (Joel Currier, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Robinson: We need racial and economic justice (Marge Robinson, The Detroit News)

Sarah Reed's mother: "My daughter was failed by many and I was ignored" (Amelia Gentleman, Damien Gayle, The Guardian)

The Satanic origins of racism (Rawan AbuShaban, The Huffington Post)

Student loan delinquencies reveal racial disparities (Stacy Teicher Khadaroo, The Christian Science Monitor)

This racial group runs the greatest risk of developing dementia (Yagana Shah, The Huffington Post)

Trump and the black vote (AFRO.com)

Unpublished black history (Rachel L. Swarns, Darcy Eveleigh, Damien Cave, The New York Times)

Vermont's black leaders: We were "invisible" to Bernie Sanders (David Freedlander, The Daily Beast)

We're stilling running Jesse Owens' "race" -- Bill Livingston (video) (Video, Bill Livingston, The Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Why does the Ivy League hate Asians? (Michael Walsh, PJ Media)

The year in hate and extremism (Mark Potok, Southern Poverty Law Center)

Yes, Bernie Sanders can win the black and Hispanic minority vote (Harry Jaffe, The Washington Post)


A&M says it has identified some of the students involved in racial harassment of high schoolers; sends thousands of letters of apology (Eva-Marie Ayala, The Dallas Morning News)

America must deal with the ramifications of its racist past (David Martin, The Huffington Post)

Antonin Scalia's frozen racial past: How his Voting Rights Act ignorance excluded millions (Gary May, Salon)

The anti-Beyonce protest at NFL headquarters had a dismal turnout (Andy Campbell, The Huffington Post)

Artists "break the silence" of white privilege at #Justice4Jamar fundraiser (Video, Benjamin Gross, Michael McIntee, The Uptake)

Awkward, uncomfortable conversations about racism worth it (Anita Wadhwani (The Tennessean), USA Today)

Bernie isn't best for black voters (Bakari Sellers, U.S. News & World Report)

Black memorabilia collection ties America's ugly racial past to its very similar present (Manny Otiko, Atlanta Black Star)

Clinton: Ending racial inequality will be "mission" of presidency (Video, Dan Merica, Eugene Scott, CNN)

Clinton, in Harlem, seeks contrast with Sanders on race (Annie Karni, Nolan D. McCaskill, Politico)

Closing the racial wealth gap (Charlene Crowell, The St. Louis American)

Colonialism in Michigan's little Africa (Mark P. Fancher, Black Agenda Report)

Coulter defends Trump on 9/11: Bush was too PC on racial profiling (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)

Dear Beyonce: You're disrespecting ebony and ivory's harmony (Jim Zumwalt, The Blaze)

Demolishing our racial Berlin wall while leaders inside fight to keep it (Jim Schutze, Dallas Observer)

Denver police say racial profiling isn't happening. Where's the data? (Lisa Calderón, The Colorado Independent)

District judge candidate withdraws from race after text with racial slur surfaces (Jaime Dunaway, Arkansas Online)

Family, friends stunned after Va. cop fatally shoots high school senior, 19 (Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root)

Hillary calls Republicans racist for opposing Obama in Harlem speech (Alex Pfeiffer, The Daily Caller)

Hillary Clinton: GOP is using "coded racial language" against Obama (Video, Hannah Fraser-Chanpong, CBS News)

Hillary Clinton is losing faith in her "Latino firewall" in Nevada (Dara Lind, Vox)

How segregated schools drive criminal behaviors (Dwyer Gunn, Pacific Standard)

In an increasingly multiracial America, identity is a fluid thing (Sonia Smith-Kang, Southern California Public Radio)

In speech on ending racism, Hillary Clinton offers $125 billion plan to help poor minorities (Amy Chozick, The New York Times)

Jones: Racist anti-Obama sentiment in Supreme Court imbroglio could backfire (Solomon Jones, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Justice Scalia's death is a blow to crime victims and student safety (Hans Bader, CNS News)

Kanye is right about the Grammys: The music industry needs to fix its whiteness problem, too (Nico Lang, Salon)

Kickstarter campaign for "black" graphic novel breaks down racial barriers in the comics world (Ricky Riley, Atlanta Black Star)

King: Amazing archival video appears to show the arrest of a young Bernie Sanders as a student activist in Chicago (Video, Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Lawyers want US Supreme Court to halt Congress elections (Gary D. Robertson (Associated Press), The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Lessons from Beyoncé (Malini Johar Schueller, CounterPunch)

Many Americans' racially and partisan motivated dislike for Obama means they doubt his legitimacy as president. (Josh Pasek, The London School of Economics)

Mizzou professor fights back as new protest video intensifies criticism (+video) (Video, Molly Jackson, The Christian Science Monitor)

NC GOPers scramble to defend "racial gerrymandering" after counting on Scalia to side with them (David Edwards, Raw Story)

New York schools wonder: How white is too white? (Kyle Spencer, The New York Times)

Pollster tries really, really hard to make GOP seem racist (Blake Neff, The Daily Caller)

Princeton U. professor says she claimed no racial bias in arrest (Keith Brown, NJ.com, New Jersey)

The promise of integrated schools (Melinda D. Anderson, The Atlantic)

Ralston: Nevada is no longer a "lock" for Hillary Clinton (Jon Ralston, The Washington Post)

Shameful racial disparities found among New Jersey's arrests (NJToday.net, New Jersey)

Sharpton's rhetoric damages racial harmony (Leder, Bowling Green Daily News, Kentucky)

Some NYPD officers continue unconstitutional stop-and-frisks because they're unaware of reforms (Victoria Bekiempis, New York Daily News)

Watching Beyoncé from New Orleans (Elena Bergeron, NPR Music)

What Jim Crow-era schooling disparities can teach us about the racial wage gap (Anna Louie Sussman, The Wall Street Journal)


7 black business and tech professionals who are changing the game (Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

7 racial justice activists talk about the evolution of Black History Month (Katie Dupere, Mashable)

Black Deutschland: A melocomic novel of experience (Walton Muyumba, The Atlantic)

Boston Latin students who launched racial dialogue praised (Jeremy C. Fox, Boston Globe)

Charlotte mayor "deeply troubled" over racial disparity in marijuana arrests (Steve Harrison, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Chelsea Clinton: Bernie Sanders' plan to end mass incarceration is "worrying" (Rachael Revesz, The Independent, UK)

College attacks on whites continue as racism and segregation go full circle (Ronald L. Ray, American Free Press)

COLUMN: Beyoncé draws style from a hate group (Brian Anderson, Indiana Daily Student)

The costs of inequality: Education's the one key that rules them all (Corydon Ireland, Harvard Gazette)

Courting black voters (Amy Davidson, The New Yorker)

Discriminatory policies: Native youth and communities targeted (Amanda Tachine, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump attacks Ted Cruz by repeating false claims about illegal immigration (Michelle Ye Hee Lee, The Washington Post)

Eric Garner's family reflects split among black voters (Tracy Jan, The Boston Globe)

For African American college students, a new racial gap (Jonathan Lai, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Former RNC chair Michael Steele gets real about race in politics: "You can't be too black" (Manny Otiko, Atlanta Black Star)

Has slavery really ended? (Harry Rix, Ri Future, Rhode Island)

Here's how Clinton and Sanders would improve criminal justice (Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post)

HuffPost's criminal justice survey: Full answers from the Democrats (Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post)

I'm striking because it's time for action on disparities (Bryant Cooper, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

In "Baltimore," a timely tale of racial strife on campus (Kilian Melloy, WBUR, Boston)

In Freddie Gray's Baltimore, the best medical care is nearby but elusive (Jay Hancock, NPR)

It took 20 years to shoot down vagrancy laws. Then we got stop-and-frisk (Risa Goluboff, Salon)

John Oliver: How to stop American democracy from being such a cruel joke (Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet)

A look in the mirror: What Peyton Manning allegations tell us about sports, ourselves (Howard Bryant, ESPN)

No, Bill Clinton, we're not "all mixed race" - and you of all people should know that (Remi Joseph Salisbury, The Independent, UK)

No mention of "birther" debate as Trump woos blacks in South Carolina (Maggie Haberman, The New York Times)

An Obama Supreme Court justice appointee could allow federal takeover of police departments and school discipline (Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart)

The People v OJ Simpson: 21 years on, celebrity culture has changed but race issues have not (Gary Younge, The Guardian)

People who don't "see race" are erasing black people and their contributions (Rebecca Carroll, The Guardian)

The problem of resegregation in suburbia (Amanda Kolson Hurley, CityLab)

Race may affect risk for dementia (Robert Preidt (HealthDay), U.S. News & World Report)

Racism chiseled on our walls -- and the fight to erase it (Susan Baer, CNN)

Replacing Scalia: A bitter partisan fight over race and gender (Tom Goldstein, Newsweek)

Scalia allowed racial profiling (Kevin R. Johnson, The Sacramento Bee)

Segregated parks gone, but they still divide (Melissa Repko, The Dallas Morning News)

Some Republicans think Donald Trump can win the black vote (Darren Sands, Tarini Parti, BuzzFeed)

South Carolina church bridges racial gap, but not political divide (Richard Fausset, The New York Times)

While "affluenza" teen went free, similar case led to prison (Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press)

White Guilt cartoon falls flat with Virginia parents (Jazz Shaw, Hot Air)

Why are liberals so racist when it comes to Clarence Thomas? (Sonny Bunch, The Washington Free Beacon)

Why your confusion feels like racism (Iris Kuo, Chicago Tribune)


Abraham Lincoln: lukewarm abolitionist or radical? (Allen C. Guelzo, San Francisco Chronicle)

Bill Clinton has a racial joke about "mixed-race people" - was it aimed at Obama? (Video, Shawn Bevans, Independent Journal)

Black Future Month and the tech community redrawing Silicon Valley's racial lines (Sarah Kunst, Tech Crunch)

The Black Panthers: 50 years after their founding (Video, Equal Voice)

CARLTON FLETCHER: America's racial divide keeps growing wider (Carlton Fletcher, Albany Herald, Georgia)

Faster, higher, stronger (John Anderson, America Magazine)

In W.Va., fortunes of black minority fall along with coal (Reniqua Allen, Al Jazeera America)

Mayor seeking apology, exoneration for Groveland Four (Christal Hayes, Orlando Sentinel)

MLK had Harry Belafonte. Black Lives Matter now has Jay Z and Beyoncé (Emilie Raymond, History News Network)

Navigating the "racial divide" of the 2016 presidential primaries (Clarence B. Jones, The Huffington Post)

New Kansas City "broken windows" policing tactics confront legacy of racial disparity (Tony's Kansas City blog)

The "new look" of the post-Obama electorate (Theodore R. Johnson, The Atlantic)

New way of policing: Fayetteville police aim to de-escalate encounters (Andrew Barksdale, The Fayetteville Observer, North Carolina)

Princeton professor claims she was racially profiled by cops: Watch dashcam video (Video, Robert Jonathan, Inquisitr)

"SNL" parodies the white tears that were shed when Beyonce released "Formation" (Video, Shenequa Golding, Vibe)

Texas A&M students accused of taunting black high schoolers with racial slurs (Video, The Grio)

This new film will change the way you think about the Black Panthers (Edwin Rios, Mother Jones)

Where are the minority professors? (Ben Myers, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Why do black women in movies have to choose between a weave and a relationship? (Hannah Giorgis, BuzzFeed)

You are not my leader if you don't love me (Darnell L. Moore, The Huffington Post)


4 things to know about the South Carolina primaries (Jessica Taylor, NPR)

Bernie Sanders and the clash of memory (Jonathan Capehart, The Washington Post)

Bernie Sanders spars over reparations at race forum (Video, Katie Reilly, Time)

Bernie Sanders struggles to defend reparations stance to black voters (Samantha-Jo Roth, The Huffington Post)

Bold, black and brilliant (Mashable)

Caught between costly alternatives, Ferguson residents worry about its fate (John Eligon, The New York Times)

Charleston churches take a hard look at their own racial divide (Paul Bowers, The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)

Civil rights leader Lewis softening dismissal of Sanders (Meg Kinnard, Associated Press)

A concrete plan to make Black Lives Matter (Mychal Denzel Smith, The Nation)

Eric Garner's daughter releases ad for Bernie. Will it win black voters? (Story Hinckley, The Christian Science Monitor)

Meryl Streep's divisive feminism: How white feminists silence people of color (Amy Zimmerman, The Daily Beast)

NFL and Beyonce promote divisive message (Jeff Crouere, Town Hall)

Obama the Other (Mollie Wilson O'Reilly, Commonweal)

Peter Liang, an Asian American scapegoat? (Frank H. Wu, The Huffington Post)

Photos: Black Los Angeles during the first "Great Migration" (Fotos, Devon McReynolds, LAist)

Sanders ad invokes MLK (Video, Harper Neidig, The Hill)

South Carolina: Hillary Clinton seeks to build on old strengths as campaign rolls on (David Smith, The Guardian)

Steven Spielberg on Oscars diversity issue: "It starts on the page", we must "be more proactive" (Glenn Hadley, Inquisitr)

"Street files" raise question: Did Chicago police hide evidence? (Jason Meisner, Chicago Tribune)

Thousands march in North Carolna to protest voter suppression (Ari Berman, The Nation)

"Tuskegee Heirs" draws from the past to create an Afro-futurist epic (Charles Pulliam-Moore, Fusion)

Why brother Bernie is better for black people than sister Hillary (Cornel West, Politico)

Why this man says Democrats should stop worrying about white swing voters (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)


About that stump speech, Bernie? Most black folks haven't seen the inside of a jail (Charles D. Ellison, The Root)

Bernie Sanders could do better than you think among non-white voters (Ryan Hagen, The Washington Post)

Bernie Sanders's big problem with black Democrats (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

Bernie Sanders still won't update his message on race issues (Amber Phillips, The Washington Post)

Bernie Sanders talks "black America" in heated North Minneapolis forum (Mike Mullen, City Pages)

Black lawmaker calls Sanders "presumptuous" on race relations (Harper Neidig, The Hill)

Black Studies professor accuses cops of racial discrimination - so police released the dashcam video (Tré Goins-Phillips, The Blaze)

The "blame the campus liberals" campaign targets Yale (Jim Sleeper, The Huffington Post)

Brooklyn Rep. Hakeem Jeffries questions Bernie Sanders' ability to heal race relations (Clemente Lisi, New York Daily News)

Can Bernie Sanders win the black vote? (Paul Waldman, The Week)

The Carolina pander for black votes (Juan Williams, The Wall Street Journal)

Democratic debate: Clinton and Sanders clash over race and immigration (Lauren Gambino, The Guardian)

Democrats are freely talking about systemic racism. Republicans have Donald Trump. (German Lopez, Vox)

Donald Trump's white America is revolting: New numbers show how noxious the GOP front-runner's coalition is (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Emmett Till and Tamir Rice, sons of the Great Migration (Isabel Wilkerson, The New York Times)

The forgotten Panthers (Elena Carter, BuzzFeed)

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vary little on criminal justice reform (Matthew Cooper, Newsweek)

How segregated schools turn kids into criminals (Jeff Guo, The Washington Post)

How the Cherokee Nation plans to reverse the "silent epidemic" of hepatitis C (Video, PBS Newshour)

I'm a black actor. Here's how inequality works when you're not famous (Bear Bellinger, Vox)

In Nevada, will a generation gap over Democratic candidates persist? (Radio, Ina Jaffe, All Things Considered, NPR)

It's not just the Oscars. The Grammys are incredibly white, too. (Kelsey McKinney, Fusion)

Jesse Jackson comes to Sanders' defense on civil rights: "The movement was so broad based" (Kaitlyn Schallhorn, The Blaze)

Legacy of officer Peter Liang's conviction is hard to define (Michael Wilson, The New York Times)

Missed debate question: Where do you stand on the killing of Rickey Ray Rector? (Les Leopold, The Huffington Post)

New Donald Trump ad highlights father of teenager killed by illegal immigrant (Video, The New York Times)

NYPD officer Peter Liang found guilty of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Akai Gurley in Brooklyn housing development (Thomas Tracy, Christina Carrega-Woodby, John Marzulli, Denis Slattery, Stephen Rex Brown, New York Daily News)

Pay inequality issue of race, not just sex (Kelly Patrick Slone, Indianapolis Recorder)

"People of color ... have to be the first thought": Why it's time for Democrats to give up on swing-voting whites (Elias Isquith, Salon)

Photos: Highland Park exhibit on the experience of "blaxicans of L.A." (Danny Jensen, LAist)

Rep. John Lewis wants to see Bernie Sanders' civil rights receipts (Danielle C. Belton, The Root)

Sanders calls racial inequality in incarceration rates "one of the greatest tragedies of our time" (Scott Eric Kaufman, Salon)

Spike Lee's back on the attack with Chi-Raq [Two Cents] (Brendan Foley, Cinapse)

Student and faculty diversity movements -- apart and together (Beth Mitchneck, Tess Carter, The Huffington Post)

Texas A&M president decries reports of racial harassment (Associated Press, ABC News)

Tragic justice served in manslaughtr conviction of NYPD officer Peter Liang for Akai Gurley's killing (Leder, New York Daily News)

Warning signs for Hillary Clinton in South Carolina (Joy-Ann Reid, MSNBC)

What a 19th century campaign to declare Mormons "non-white" tells us about modern Islamophobia (Jack Jenkins, Think Progress)

When Hillary was a black man (Emily Nussbaum, The New Yorker)

When it comes to protests, boomers and Gen X got nothin' on Millennials (Alex Reed, Take Part)

When it comes to voting rights, North Carolina the new Selma (David Goodman, The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina)

Why are our progressive political heroes still old white men? (Peter Bloom, The Conversation)

Why do my co-workers keep confusing me with other people? Because I'm Asian. (Iris Kuo, The Washington Post)

Winifred Green: An unsung warrior for racial and economic justice (Marian Wright Edelman, The Huffington Post)

You're damn right electability matters to black voters (Keli Goff, The Daily Beast)


Alvarez still has an edge (KaiElz, Chicago Defender)

American and international racists create "United Aryan Front" coalition (Sarah Viets, Southern Poverty Law Center)

Amid Trump's anti-immigrant stance, Latino civil rights activists, celebrities look to rally Hispanic voters in 2016 (Aaron Morrison, International Business Times)

Are the primary elections racist? The answer is probably not what you expect - VIDEO (Video, Erin McKelle Fischer, Bustle)

As primaries loom, voting rights face attack in North Carolina (Liz Olson, Fortune)

An autopsy for an autopsy (Scott McKay, The American Spectator)

The bad news, and good news, about racial bias (Leder, The Gazette, Iowa)

Bernie and Hillary battle for black vote (Marisa Schultz, Georgett Roberts, Bob Fredericks, New York Post)

Bernie and Hillary want to know: Who would Trayvon Martin vote for? (Jason Johnson, The Root)

Bernie-backing union super PAC holds "talking to black women" session (Evan McMorris-Santoro, Buzzfeed News)

Bernie Sanders promises to reduce prison population, misses the simple solution of not messing with people (Ed Krayewski, Reason)

Bernie Sanders unveils moving new ad with Eric Garner's daughter (Video, Althea Legaspi, Rolling Stone)

Black America's problem with the GOP (Ariel Worthy, The Birmingham Times, Alabama)

Black lives don't matter to Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton - only black votes (Crystal Wright, The Telegraph, UK)

Black Panther Party's legacy of Black Power endures (Video, Elizabeth Weise, USA Today)

Black state lawmaker shares deep frustrations with her own party (Laura Vozzella, The Washington Post)

Civil rights hero John Lewis slams Bernie Sanders (Pema Levy, Tim Murphy, Mother Jones)

Cleveland bills Tamir Rice's family for ambulance ride after cop shot him (Video, Ed Payne, Greg Botelho, CNN)

The Clinton-backed 1994 crime law had many flaws. But it didn't create mass incarceration. (German Lopez, Vox)

Clinton, Sanders battle for black vote (Gabrielle Levy, U.S. News & World Report)

The Clintons aren't to blame for mass incarceration (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

The Congressional Black Caucus is heading to Flint (Tyler Tynes, The Huffington Post)

Congress should demand more racial, sectoral diversity at the Fed (Jordan Haedtler, The Hill)

Cummings abstained from Congressional Black Caucus vote on Clinton (Darren Sands, BuzzFeed News)

Detroit police sergeant's Facebook post comparing Beyoncé dance troupe to KKK sparks investigation (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

Ellison says Black Caucus PAC endorsed Clinton without input (Derek Wallbank, Bloomberg)

Environmental leader Rep. Grijalva speaks out about crucial issues for Latinos and the nation as a whole (Javier Sierra, The Huffington Post)

Federal grand jury hears evidence in Eric Garner case (Shimon Prokupecz, Evan Perez, Ray Sanchez, CNN)

From housing to jobs, an older generation of black people recalls racial discrimination (Randy Furst, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Harry Belafonte endorses Bernie Sanders as battle with Clinton for African-American vote heats up (Alex Garofalo, International Business Times)

Here are 19 ways Bernie Sanders has stood up for civil and minority rights (Zaid Jilani (AlterNet), Raw Story)

Here's what Bernie Sanders actually did in the civil rights movement (Tim Murphy, Mother Jones)

Hillary Clinton asks black pastors for salvation (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

Hillary Clinton needs a better message for black voters (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Hillary Clinton, seeking black vote, cites "systemic racism" (Nick Corasanti, The New York Times)

HISD to rename 3 schools named after Confederate figures (Ericka Mellon, Houston Chronicle)

How journalist Alan Light wrote Nina Simone's biography in reverse (Justin Joffe, New York Observer)

How to win South Carolina: Breaking down Dems and GOP (Video, CBS News)

In South Carolina, young black voters could put holes in Clinton's "firewall" (Radio, Sam Sanders, Morning Edition, NPR)

Is Hillary Clinton losing her lock on black voters? (VIDEO) (Video, Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet)

It's not over (Bernie Sanders kampagnevideo, YouTube)

It's the racism, stupid (Gary Younge, The Nation)

John Lewis: "I never saw" Sanders at civil rights events (Leder, Tom LoBianco, Elizabeth Landers, CNN)

Justice Dept. enters Ferguson court case in strong position (Eric Tucker, Jim Salter (Associated Press), ABC News)

Justice Dept. sues the city of Ferguson to force policing reform (Mark Berman, Sari Horwitz, Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post)

The Latino flight to whiteness (William Darity Jr., The American Prospect)

Meryl Streep's defense of all-white film festival panel flops (Adam Howard, MSNBC)

The myths of Black Lives Matter (Heather Mac Donald, The Wall Street Journal)

The name that explains why racist policing came up in the Democrats' Wisconsin debate (Aviva Shen, Think Progress)

Nationally syndicated radio host Michael Berry: "Black folk don't need to hear no economics" (Video, Media Matters)

The next Obama (Mark Pulliam, City Journal)

Nothing new about Donald Trump's bigotry: He's just an amplified version of what outlets like Fox News peddle every day (Amanda Marcotte, Salon)

Obama says racial "dog whistles" have been used against him (Dave Boyer, The Washington Times)

Officer Peter Liang convicted in fatal shooting of Akai Gurley in Brooklyn (Video, Sarah Maslin Nir, The New York Times)

On TV, plenty of women are covering presidential race, but few of them are black (Richard Prince, The Root)

Parents outraged after students shown "white guilt" cartoon for Black History Month (Peter Holley, The Washington Post)

Pundits think Bernie Sanders is doomed because he can't win nonwhite votes. I'm not so sure. (Matthew Yglesias, Vox)

Q&A: Many kids in Chicago's most violent areas live in "survival mode" (The Fault Lines Digital Team, Al Jazeera America)

Racial bias in medicine leads to worse care for minorities (Michael O. Schroeder, U.S. News & World Report)

Racial profiling Clintons rally DNC, the last plantation in America (Charles Hurt, The Washington Times)

Reactions to the "white people" question at the Democratic debate were a unified eye roll (Chris Tognotti, Bustle)

The re-politicization of America's colleges (Adrienne Green, The Atlantic)

Sanders begins formally courting the black vote as Rep. Lewis undermines his civil rights activism (VIDEO) (Video, Progress Illinois)

Sanders competes for black votes in new ad (Alexis Simendinger, Real Clear Politics)

Sanders debuts 4-minute ad featuring daughter of New York man who died in police chokehold (John Wagner, David Weigel, The Washington Post)

Sanders is delusional if he thinks he can keep his promise on mass incarceration (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

Sanders still introducing himself in South Carolina, where black vote is key (John McCormick, Bloomberg)

Steven Spielberg supports diversity in Academy, "not 100 percent behind" current plan, calls for limits on Oscar campaigning (Exclusive) (Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter)

Suing families of slain black youths is racial capitalism at its most grotesque (Steven W. Thrasher, The Guardian)

Ted Nugent says he's black now, would like his fellow black people to vote Republican (Robyn Pennacchia, The Frisky)

What the DOJ lawsuit against Ferguson alleges (Video, Mike Levine, ABC News)

"White guilt" video kerfuffle: Should schools teach structural racism? (Cathaleen Chen, The Christian Science Monitor)

White Miss. police officer files lawsuit claiming racial bias after being fired for shooting death of black man (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

White police officer alleges racial bias after being fired for shooting black man (Matt Kessler, The Guardian)

Why Black Lives Matter is in trouble (Marjorie Romeyn-Sanabria, The National Interest)

Why Hillary Clinton can't take the black vote for granted (Jeet Heer, New Republic)

Will black Americans be left out of the 2016 primary? (Roger Caldwell, South Florida Times)

Will Smith: "America is sliding into racial and religious exclusion" (Video, The Telegraph, UK)

Young Chicago black man finds self in Darryl Pinckney's "Black Deutschland" (Michael Upchurch, Chicago Tribune)

You sure you're not racist? (Brandon Tensley, Pacific Standard)


Anti-Beyoncé protest planned at NFL headquarters (Des Bieler, The Washington Post)

Author of "The New Jim Crow": Hillary Clinton doesn't deserve the support of black voters (Sari Horwitz, The Washington Post)

Beyoncé's Black Lives Matter tribute defies the laws of celebrity activism (Arthur Chu, The Daily Beast)

Bernie Sanders shifts to face black voters with a crucial nod from Ta-Nehisi Coates and a one-on-one with Rev. Al Sharpton (Sophai Tesfaye, Salon)

Bill O'Reilly justifies mass incarceration of African-Americans using black-on-black crime canard (Video, Media Matters)

Black leaders who support Hillary Clinton slam Bernie Sanders on race issues (Abby Phillip, The Washington Post)

Black votes matter in Democratic presidential race as campaigns shift to more diverse states (Evan Halper, Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times)

A breakfast in Harlem underscores key challenge for White House hopeful Sanders (John Whitesides, Reuters)

Can Bernie Sanders woo black voters? (Video, Errol Louis, CNN)

The city of Cleveland filed a probate court creditor's claim against Tamir Rice's estate for $500 (Vince Grzegorek, Cleveland Scene)

Congressional Black Caucus to endorse Clinton (Mark Murray, Andrew Rafferty, MSNBC)

Congressional Black Caucus to formally endorse Clinton on Thursday (Paul Kane, The Washington Post)

Cuba Gooding Jr., Selma Blair, and more recall their memories of watching the Bronco car chase (Sean Fitz-Gerald, Diane Gordon, E. Alex Jung, Maria Elena Fernandez, Vulture)

Delaware apologizes for slavery: how significant a gesture? (Story Hinckley, The Christian Science Monitor)

Democrat are not working the black vote (Roger Caldwell, The St. Louis American)

Democrats scramble for pivotal bloc in the next 2 contests: Minority voters (Anne Gearan, John Wagner, Abby Phillip, The Washington Post)

Department of Justice sues Ferguson, which reversed course on agreement (Matt Apuzzo, The New York Times)

Desperately seeking South Carolina: Sanders and Clinton go after black vote (Lee Stranahan, Breitbart)

DOJ threatens legal action against Ferguson (Video, Aamer Madhani, Kevin Johnson, USA Today)

Ex-L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca pleads guilty in jail scandal (Joel Rubin, Cindy Chang, Harriet Ryan, Los Angeles Times)

Ex-NAACP head: "Offensive" for Hillary camp to think they can take black vote for granted (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)

The Feds are suing Ferguson to force policing reforms. Here's why it might not work. (German Lopez, Vox)

Feds sue Ferguson for widespread constitutional violations and racial discrimination (Ryan J. Reilly, Sebastian Murdock, The Huffington Post)

Goodbye New Hampshire: Clinton campaign moves quickly to focus on African American voters (Video, Dan Merica, CNN)

Iowa racial profiling bill unlikely to move forward (Kathy A. Bolten, The Des Moines Register, Iowa)

Justice Department files lawsuit to bring constitutional policing to Ferguson, Missouri (Pressemeddelelse, The United States Department of Justice)

The Justice Department just sued Ferguson for "routine violation" of residents' civil rights (Jaeah Lee, Mother Jones)

Justice Dept. sues Ferguson for civil rights, but city might have a point (Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor)

Key African-American Clinton backers worry campaign not doing enough to reach younger voters (Video, Deirdre Walsh, CNN)

L.A. will pay a white parks worker nearly $3.8 million in a racial bias lawsuit (Brittny Mejia, Los Angeles Times)

Limbaugh: Sanders' only hope to win black vote is "to promise reparations" (Steve Guest, The Daily Caller)

Oscars so white? Consider New Hampshire voters and their (white) vibe (Ben Hellwarth, The Huffington Post)

Past time for the GOP to go hard for the black vote (Roger L. Simon, PJ Media)

Pioneers overcame racial barriers to become first at their jobs in Hialeah Fire Department (Debora Lima, Miami Herald)

Republicans take White House fight to South Carolina after Trump win (John McCormick, Mark Niquette, Bloomberg)

Sandra Bland's mother to campaign for Hillary Clinton (Lisa Lerer, Associated Press)

Stop Bernie-splaining to black voters (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

The surprising racial disparity in de-incarceration (Keith Humphreys, The Reality-Based Community)

Tamir Rice's family sued by city of Cleveland over unpaid ambulance bill for services needed after cops mortally wounded the 12-year-old boy (Graham Rayman, Leonard Greene, New York Daily News)

Ta-Nehisi Coates is voting for Bernie Sanders despite the senator's opposition to reparations (Video, Democracy Now)

Teen's killing by Austin police raises questions about mental health protocol (Tom Dart, The Guardian)

Why "diverse TV" matters: It's better TV. Discuss. (Wesley Morris, James Poniewozik, The New York Times)

Why Hillary Clinton doesn't deserve black people's votes (Michelle Alexander, The Nation)

Yes, Republicans can get more black votes. (Thomas Sowell, ThyBlackMan.com)


An alternative Black History Month (Jason L. Riley, The Wall Street Journal)

At Duke, students condemn racial protestors' name-calling, call for reasoned discussion, free speech (Julianne Stanford, The College Fix)

Beyonce drops 8-minute mini-doc on racial injustice (Akilah Hughes, Fusion)

Black History Month reading list: the best books this February (Rebecca Carroll, Kyla Marshell, Syreeta McFadden, Steven W. Thrasher, The Guardian)

Black Lives Matter activist fatally shoots himself in front of Ohio Statehouse; tough work for causes took toll, family says (Video, Meg Wagner, New York Daily News)

Black Lives Matter activist kills himself on steps of Ohio statehouse (Video, Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post)

The Clintons' war on drugs: When black lives didn't matter (Donna Murch, New Republic)

The cost of injustice: Why "Ferguson" affects everyone (Thomas Harvey (ArchCity Defenders), St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

"Daily Show" defends Beyoncé's "Out of Control" Super Bowl 50 show (VIDEO) (Video, Caitlin Cruz, Talking Points Memo)

Don't buy the hype: Republicans have a diverse party (Chris Fields, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Drug addiction defies racist labels (Solomon Jones, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Even black kids in kindergarten may face racial bias (Nick Visser, The Huffington Post)

Ferguson approves police and courts overhaul - with some changes (Laura Wagner, NPR)

Ferguson Council vote could help finally end predatory policing (Mariah Stewart, Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post)

Ferguson seeks changes to police, court reform agreement with Justice Department. (Associated Press)

Ferguson set to vote on Department of Justice consent decree tonight (Stephen Deere, Christine Byers, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

How Republicans can get more black votes (Star Parker, WND)

In an age of resegregation, these schools are trying to balance poor and wealthy kids (Lyndsey Layton, The Washington Post)

The Justice Dept. wants to punish abusive Ferguson police with massive raises (Scott Shackford, Reason)

Markos Moulitsas: GOP: Listen to Beyoncé (Markos Moulitsas, The Hill)

Op-ed: When addiction has a white face (Bob Collins, NewsCut blog, Minnesota Public Radio)

Samuel L. Jackson says he was racially profiled by police during Pulp Fiction filming (Andrew Pulver, The Guardian)

Searching for the origins of the racial wage disparity in Jim Crow America (Gillian B. White, The Atlantic)

Stereotypes about Native Americans and alcohol debunked by UA study (Science Codex)

Watch the "white guilt" video shown to high school students that has some parents in an uproar (Video, Carly Hoilman, The Blaze)

What scientists mean when they say "race" is not genetic (Jacqueline Howard, The Huffington Post)

When addiction has a white face (Ekow N. Yankah, The New York Times)

Why did Mississippi police release two versions of fatal shooting report? (Matt Kessler, The Guardian)


Allegations of racial profiling at Marco Rubio event in New Hampshire (Judd Legum, Think Progress)

Bernie Sanders just set an impossibly ambitious goal to reverse mass incarceration (German Lopez, Vox)

Bernie Sanders will talk "black America" at North Minneapolis event (Mike Mullen, Minneapolis City Pages)

Beyoncé, Cam Newton and that bizarre Toyota Prius ad: The Super Bowl still has a race problem (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Beyonce's formation and the failed strategy of black capitalism (Charing Ball, Madame Noire)

Beyoncé's halftime show inspires ridiculous criticism (Andrew Rosenthal, The New York Times)

Beyoncé's powerful Super Bowl act was targeted and tailured specifically to black Americans (Morgan Jerkins, Quartz)

Beyonce's Super Bowl performance: Why was it so significant? (BBC News)

Beyoncé went full black, apparently. I'm here for it. (Panama Jackson, The Root)

Bill Romanowski apologizes for calling Cam Newton "boy" (Video, Frank Schwab, Yahoo Sports)

Bill Romanowski apologizes for calling Cam Newton "boy" (Yesha Callahan, The Root)

Black and unarmed: Behind the numbers (Heather Mac Donald, The Marshall Project)

Blackballed in the ivory tower (Boganmeldelse, Elena Gooray, Pacific Standard)

Black Lives Matter co-founder's plan to reduce law enforcement violence (Adizah Eghan, KQED, San Francisco)

Black power - brought to you by these fine sponsors (Scott Greer, The Daily Caller)

Can activists be politicians? (Debatindlæg, Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar, Derecka Purnell, Bob Kerrey, Ben Monterroso, Ashley Cathey, The New York Times)

CFPB based anti-discrimination settlements on "half-baked" statistics (Rick Moran, American Thinker)

The Chicago Freedom Movement and the fight for fair lending (Mary Lou Finley, The Chicago Reporter)

Clinton to release ad targeting black voters in South Carolina (Darren Sands, BuzzFeed)

Dan Savage's exploitative race-baiting (David Kaufman, New York Post)

Despite diversity controversy, Oscars ceremony remains intact (Michael Cieply, The New York Times)

Differences in suspension may cause 20 percent of achievement gap (Louise Kennedy, WBUR, Boston)

Does it matter if the actor playing Michael Jackson in new biopic is black or white? (Chase Whale, Dallas Observer)

The enduring solidarity of whiteness (Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic)

Federal court says North Carolina's gerrymandered maps are unconstitutional (Ian Millhiser, Think Progress)

Formation doesn't include me - and that's just fine (Kate Forristall, Sports Illustrated)

Giuliani: Beyoncé used Super Bowl "to attack police officers" (Jennifer Shutt, Politico)

Giuliani blasts Beyoncé for "attack" on cops (Sophia Rosenbaum, New York Post)

Hispanic television's most influential racialist (John Perazzo, Frontpage Mag)

How psychology explains the Tamir Rice shooting (Tanvi Misra, CityLab)

How racial segregation and political mismanagement led to Flint's shocking water crisis (Jessica Trounstine, The Washington Post)

How the black middle class was attacked by Woodrow Wilson's administration (Eric S. Yellin, The Conversation)

How to recruit and retain underrepresented minorities (Ashanti Johnson, Melanie Harrison Okoro, American Scientist)

Judge adopts deal involving racial claim at Arizona prisons (Astrid Galvan, Associated Press)

Justice Department's Ferguson police reforms could cripple city financially (Andrea Noble, The Washington Times)

King: The racial double standard between Cam Newton and Peyton Manning is on full display after Super Bowl 50 (Video, Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Macklemore, Hillary, and why white privilege is everyone's burden (Rembert Browne, Vulture)

"Maybe it is not that you couldn't. It is that you wouldn't": Michael Eric Dyson reflects on Obama's complicated legacy on race (David Daley, Salon)

The meaning of life without parole (Clint Smith, The New Yorker)

My turn: In search of equality for Arizona farmworkers (Gary Nabhan, The Arizona Republic)

Naked teen killed by police in North Austin (Video, Calily Bien, KXAN, Austin, Texas)

New book on Los Angeles looks at the fits of violence that created the city (Podcast, AirTalk, Southern California Public Radio)

Obama admin accused of forcing bank to pay baseless racial settlement (Jazz Shaw, Hot Air)

Officer Peter Liang, on stand, breaks down as he recalls Brooklyn killing (Sarah Maslin Nir, The New York Times)

Officials: Too early to say if naked man killed in police action had weapon (Video, Austin Statesman, Texas)

O.J. Simpson's lawyer Alan Dershowitz: "This was not the dream team - this was the nightmare team" (Abby Jackson, Business Insider UK)

Oscar telecast will be "most diverse ever," says producer at luncheon (Tim Gray, Variety)

Politics of race (Steven Jarose, Democrat & Chronicle, New York)

Racial stereotyping may extend to young black boys, study suggests (Honor Whiteman, Medical News Today)

Remembering Muslim activist Malcolm X (Sajdah Nubee, The Huffington Post)

Report: Number of Latino voters tripled in New Hampshire since 1990 (Video, Daniella Diaz, CNN)

Rob Lowe ripped Cam Newton's post-Super Bowl presser and it seriously backfired (Marlow Stern, The Daily Beast)

Ryan Murphy has a plan to help fix Hollywood's diversity crisis (Eric Rosswood, The New Civil Rights Movement)

Their "compassion" is seriously flawed: Politicians care about white addicts - but still love the racist drug war (Daniel Denvir, Salon)

This Sikh actor and designer's beard and turban got him booted off a flight (Matthew Rodriguez, Mic)

Some oppose naming March 6 "Tony Robinson Day" (Joe Tarr, Isthmus)

An unprecedented experiment in mass forgiveness (Rob Kuznia, The Washington Post)

The untold story behind why Beyoncé's dancers honored a shooting victim at the Super Bowl (Jamilah King, Mic)

What a Selena Barbie would mean to me as an Hispanic American fashion lover (Marie Southard Ospina, Bustle)

What happens when you ask what the world would look like without black people (Video, Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

Why I hope DeRay Mckesson wins the Baltimore mayoralty (Kevin Williamson, National Review)

Why Jewish Republicans should look past Marco Rubio - to Michael Bloomberg (Jay Michaelson, Forward)

Why reparations and Social Security matter for African Americans in the election (Maya Rockeymoore, AlterNet)


7 times Beyoncé highlights black activism and beauty in "Formation" (Savonne Anderson, Mashable)

1906 Atlanta riot leads to segregation, forums on race relations (Video, Ernie Suggs, Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Beyoncé's "Formation": Young, gifted, and black (Rembert Browne, Ashley Weatherford, Allison P. Davis, Dee Lockett, New York Magazine)

Black N.H. voters unconvinced by Sanders (Jess Aloe, WZZM 13, Grand Rapids, Michigan)

Black NYU students say they were profiled at Rubio event (Issie Lapowsky, Wired)

Black seniors: How do we fit into the Black Lives Matter movement? A case for the active engagement of seniors (Dr. Wilhelmina Perry, The Huffington Post)

Can the Super Bowl be just about football? (Brian C. Joondeph, American Thinker)

The cult of whiteness: On #OscarsSoWhite, Donald Trump, and the end of America (Max S. Gordon, The New Civil Rights Movement)

Dem confusion paves path to power for Black Lives Matter (WND)

Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, challenge racial divide in America (Video, ABC News)

Financial despair, addiction and the rise of suicide in white America (Chris McGreal, The Guardian)

Finley: What isn't helping in Flint (Nolan Finley, The Detroit News)

Flint's structural racism: This is why providing poisoned water to the city's citizens seemed like a reasonable idea (Kemi Fuentes-George, Salon)

Laura Washington: Black voting lags behind black outrage (Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times)

Marcobot delivers preprogrammed immigration speech to Stephanopoulos (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Michael B. Jordan wins big at NAACP awards (Video, USA Today)

The night Beyoncé won the Super Bowl (Chris Richards, The Washington Post)

Obama bullied bank to pay racial settlement without proof: report (Paul Sperry, New York Post)

The puzzling apologies for Woodrow Wilson's racism in A. Scott Berg's recent biography (Boganmeldelse, Sheldon M. Stern, History News Network)

The renewed calls for reparations for African-Americans, explained (Kylie Cheung, Attn:)

The rise and fall of "family values": How "religious freedom" became the rallying cry of the Christian right (Eric C. Miller (Religion Dispatches), Salon)

Shonda Rhimes has it, so does Obama: What is cultural competence? (Steve Phillips, Salon)

Study explores how black men find success in college (Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press)

U.N. team concerned about blacks in America, says racial inequality still plagues the country, especially at U.S. schools (Manny Otiko, Atlanta Black Star)

Vicious "knockout game" racial hate crime captured on camera (Video, Thomas Lifson, American Thinker)

"We fear the water" (Emily Anne Epstein, The Atlantic)

We Live Here rerun: Why wasn't race an issue for top administrators at Mizzou (Shula Neuman, St. Louis Public Radio)

Why is studying "whiteness" controversial? (Eric Avila, History News Network)

Why the GOP's immigration debate is complicated in New Hampshire (Michael Kranish, Ed O'Keefe, The Washington Post)


America is flint (Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times)

Anti-semitism, not academic content, fuels university boycotts (Winfield Myers, Miami Herald)

Beyoncé in "Formation": Entertainer, activist, both? (Jon Caramanica, Wesley Morris, Jenna Wortham, The New York Times)

Cam Newton, the Super Bowl, and racist stereotypes against a black quarterback (Adam Ericksen, Patheos)

Chicago cops blame "ACLU effect" for increase in gun violence (Robert Knight, American Thinker)

College is still for white people: Our universities have become a hostile place for African-Americans (Lawrence Ross, Salon)

Cop who shot Quintonio LeGrier and neighbor sues teen's estate, claiming trauma (Jeremy Gorner, Gregory Pratt, Chicago Tribune)

Emboldened by protests, Black Lives Matter activists move from street to ballot (John Eligon, The New York Times)

Federal court invalidates 2 NC districts for racial gerrymandering (Angela Bronner-Helm, The Root)

A Ferguson city councilman died - and the vote to replace him is split along racial lines (Eric Berger, Vice News)

Finding the right system leader will be crucial in fixing a broken Mizzou (Mará Rose Williams, Mike Hendricks, The Kansas City Star)

How limited internet access can subtract from kids' education (Radio, Alina Selyukh, All Things Considered, NPR)

In moving forward on criminal sentencing reform, California should remember its history (Leder, Los Angeles Times)

Is Cam Newton actually arrogant, or is it just racial bias? (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Left spin cycle: Cruz and Rubio aren't, you know... Latino Latino (Jazz Shaw, Hot Air)

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Movies, TV shows can neutralize bigotry (Leonard Pitts Jr., Miami Herald)

The Marxist assault on whites continues (Ronald L. Ray, American Free Press)

NYT: Presidential "first" ignored because Ted Cruz flunks racial purity test (John Nolte, Breitbart)

Ohio and its death penalty disparities (Leder, Akron Beacon Journal)

Oscar voters ask: Why are studios so silent on diversity? (Tim Gray, Variety)

Revealing the fallacy of white knight philanthropic salvation in an urban public school (Boganmeldelse, Eleanor J. Bader, TruthOut)

Secrets of Donald Trump's cult: This is why the angriest white voters will not leave his side (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Sunday Sitdown with sociologist Michael Maly on whites and Chicago (Maudlyne Ihejrika, Chicago Sun-Times)

Supporters' letters paint Michael Slager as "go-to" officer who kept calm under pressure (Andrew Knapp, The Post and Courier)

The unapologetic blackness of Cam Newton (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

University of Albany racial incident touted by Black Lives Matter may be hoax (Lee Stranahan, Breitbart)

US environmental injustice goes well beyond Flint (Lauren Carasik, Al Jazeera America)

White female gaze: How this year's Sundance confronted racial tensions in America (and beyond) (Hunter Harris, Indiewire)

Who will be the next Denzel Washington: The search begins! (Keisha Swafford, Movie Pilot)

Why Bernie Sanders needs to talk about voting rights (Jamil Smith, New Republic)


ACLU on detainee photos: Americans must know what was done in their name (Alex Abdo, Time)

Are genetics researchers inadvertently perpetuating racial stereotypes? (Cathaleen Chen, The Christian Science Monitor)

Black millennials narrowing racial investment gap: Study (Sarah O'Brien, CNBC)

BuzzFeed journalist shares experience of covering FBI's racial profiling (Raven Quesenberry, Washington Square News, New York University)

Chief McManus: Suspect killed by officer held a phone, not a gun (Amanda Weber, Fox San Antonio, Texas)

Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters (Steve Peoples (Associated Press), ABC News)

"Daily Show" calls out racial hypocrisy on Super Bowl 50 quarterbacks (VIDEO) (Video, Caitlin Cruz, Talking Points Memo)

"The Daily Show" tackles Super Bowl 50's "bullsh*t" race problem (Matt Wilstein, The Daily Beast)

Darryl Pinckney's "Black Deutschland" (Boganmeldelse, Adam Haslett, The New York Times)

Dashcam video shows Montana police shooting man as he steered car away (Video, Oliver Laughland, Jamiles Lartey, The Guardian)

Does Baltimore need Deray Mckesson? (Lawrence Lanahan, Slate)

Ex-NAACP head endorses Sanders (Ben Kamisar, The Hill)

GoFundMe shuts down white nationalists campaign fundraising page (Sarah Viets, Southern Poverty Law Center)

The GOP picked the worst lawmaker possible to chair a task force on immigration (Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, Think Progress)

Healthcare on Native American reservations is "horrifying:" In the US, who you are affects how you're treated (Dana Dovey, Medical Daily)

Help carry the weight: An exploration of Asian American womanhood at Yale (Yuni Chang, Yale Daily News)

The house that built Cam (Eric Nusbaum, Vice Sports)

How American democracy sustains racial inequality (Boganmeldelse, Pamela Newkirk, The Washington Post)

How the Black Church is rallying for climate justice (Rev. Jesse Bottoms, Sojourners)

Income inequality overall and by race and gender (Matt Bruenig, Demos)

Is Deray's run for mayor the next step for Black Lives Matter? (Greg Howard, Deadspin)

Jay Z's Tidal to donate $1.5 million to Black Lives Matter, other social justice groups (Chris Riotta, Mic)

Jersey City public safety director recalls "broken point in policing", talks of progress (Jonathan Lin, The Jersey Journal)

Judge rules against opponents of Confederate statue removal (Cain Burdeau, Associated Press)

Man wanted on two felony warrants shot dead by San Antonio police on North Side (Jacob Beltran, San Antonio Express-News)

Marquette King is the N.F.L.'s only black punter. How come? (Carvell Wallace, The New Yorker)

Maxwell: The pragmatic black president (Bill Maxwell, Tampa Bay Times)

More research shows voter ID laws hurt minorities (Brentin Mock, CityLab)

NAACP Image Awards celebrate many cultures, "One America" (Bob Verini, Variety)

The nuances of the Ferguson effect (Robert VerBruggen, Real Clear Policy)

Poll: 25 percent of football fans think Redskins should change their name (Benjamin Freed, Washingtonian)

Race is a social construct, scientists argue (Megan Gannon, Scientific American)

Recognizing white privilege is a first step (Jacqueline Battalora, Chicago Tribune)

The Republican refusal to aid Flint (Leder, The New York Times)

Rest in peace: Today would have been Trayvon Martin's 21st birthday (Jessica McKinney, Vibe)

The Super Bowl and a broken San Francisco (Alana Semuels, The Atlantic)

The trouble with "racial awareness" on campus (Brendan O'Neill, Los Angeles Times)

An ugly time in America: O.J. Simpson case revisited in FX series (Video, James E. Causey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin)

UN group calls for slavery reparations, but few in media listening (Janine Jackson, Fair)

The way we were (James Piereson, Naomi Schaefer Riley, The Weekly Standard)

Why Florida loves the death penalty (Allie Conti, Vice)

Why is Milwaukee so bad for black people? (Kenya Downs, NPR)

Why the film academy's diversity push is tougher than it thinks (Michael Cieply, Brooks Barnes, The New York Times)


2 New York City police officers are shot in the Bronx (Rick Rojas, Al Baker, The New York Times)

Anti-semitism and blacks (Larry Aubry, Los Angeles Sentinel)

Bernie Sanders's real problem with black and Hispanic voters (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Black Lives Matter's DeRay Mckesson is running for Baltimore mayor. Here's why it matters. (German Lopez, Vox)

Black rights activists repeat demand for racial equality in rally, march into UM curators meeting (David Soler Crespo, Columbia Missourian)

Blacks in U.S. deserve reparations says U.N. delegation (Larisa Lynch, Final Call)

The case for "race-conscious" policies (Isabel V. Sawhill, Richard V. Reeves, Brookings Institution)

Cruz, Rubio, and the moral bankruptcy of progressive identity politics (David French, National Review)

The darkness in Burns, Oregon (Donnell Alexander, Rolling Stone)

Data show disturbing racial, gender wage disparities in low-pay retail jobs (Clare O'Connor, Forbes)

DeRay Mckesson is running for mayor. What does that mean for Black Lives Matter? (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

DeRay Mckesson's Baltimore mayoral run brings praise, skepticism (Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun)

Gender parity, racial diversity, and Hollywood inequities that create a proverbial "Sophie's Choice" (Scott Mendelson, Forbes)

How to move from allies to accomplices (Jim Wallis, Sojourners)

How will Howard County react to racism? (Leder, The Baltimore Sun)

In conversation: Cuba Gooding Jr. (E. Alex Jung, Vulture)

Iowa caucus coverage, race, and the friend card (Lauren Horn Griffin, The Huffington Post)

King: It's payback time for Toyota, other lenders who charged blacks, Asians and Latinos higher interest rates (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Many studies have tackled the O.J. Simpson murder trial. Here's what they found. (Tom Jacobs (Pacific Standard), The Week)

Marco Rubio just showed how to get away with Islamophobia (Max Fisher, Vox)

Michael Eric Dyson on why racial issues weren't a "priority" for Obama (Video, Rahel Grebeyes, The Huffington Post)

Michael Eric Dyson tries to convince Stephen Colbert that Obama faces serious racism (Peter Weber, The Week)

Most diverse electorate in history has potential to change the country - if it votes (Sojourners)

MSNBC doesn't mention Black Lives Matter & racial justice at the Democratic debate, and it's unforgiveable (Chris Tognotti, Bustle)

The NYPD is kicking people out of their homes - even if they haven't committed a crime (Sarah Ryley (ProPublica, New York Daily News), ProPublica)

On road to recovery, Ferguson residents have different ideas (Radio, Cheryl Corley, All Things Considered, NPR)

Racial injustice, Black Lives Matter inspire reading lists (Nara Schoenberg, Chicago Tribune)

Racial justice is the key to democracy reform (Gara LaMarche, The Nation)

The racial subtext to the GOP's immigration policies (Steve Phillips, Think Progress)

Scientists: The concept of race has "no place in biology" (Tracy Clark-Flory, Vocativ)

Scientists want to remove race from biological research: Here's why (Stephanie Kossman, Medical Daily)

Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever? (Adia Harvey Wingfield, The Atlantic)

The Senate has plenty of racial diversity, but not the kind you brag about (Dave Jamieson, The Huffington Post)

Studies: Voter ID laws skew turnout in favor of white Republicans, racial resentment predicts support for them (Jon Green, America Blog)

Tech companies shouldn't treat race and gender separately (Valentina Zarya, Fortune)

This one chart captures everything wrong with NYC cannabis arrests (Bruce Barcott, Leafly)

Trading activism for City Hall: A short history (Brentin Mock, City Lab)

UN experts "extremely concerned" about the state of African Americans in the US (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

The uphill battle for minorities in trucking (Rick Rojas, Pacific Standard)

What a black Hispanic Spider-Man means for Marvel (Alex Abad-Santos, Vox)

White America's "broken heart" (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Will team Hillary play the race card? (Les Leopold, The Huffington Post)

You can thank undocumented immigrant workers for keeping you informed every day (Aviva Chomsky, The Nation)


13 people in Illinois falsely convicted exonerated last year, report finds (Associated Press, Chicago Sun-Times)

After racist episodes, blunt discussions on campus (John Eligon, The New York Times)

At mosque visit, Obama seeks to mend fences between Muslims and the West (Video, Greg Jaffe, The Washington Post)

Bill Clinton, prominent African American women head south to protect Hillary Clinton's firewall (Vanessa Williams, The Washington Post)

Black history should focus on events, not people (Harold Jackson, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson running for Baltimore mayor (Luke Broadwater, Chicago Tribune)

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson running for mayor of Baltimore (Warner Todd Houston, Breitbart)

Clinton gains support from 170 African American women leaders (Michael Cottman, NBC News)

Distrust of Chicago cops helps drive Emanuel's low approval on crime (Video, Bill Ruthhart, Lolly Bowean, Chicago Tribune)

Exploring the racial disparities in competitive swimming (Molly Lloyd, Swimming World)

Ferguson residents debate acceptance of plan to reform police and justice (Chris Campbell, The Guardian)

Halle Berry: Oscars race row is "heartbreaking" (Ben Child, The Guardian)

Here's the overlooked reason why the primaries system is inherently racist (Sarah Lazare, AlterNet)

How Chicago's "fraternal order of propaganda" shapes the story of fatal police shootings (Yana Kunichoff, Sam Stecklow, Chicago Reader)

How racism and anti-tax fervor laid the groundwork for Flint's water crisis (Bryce Covert, Think Progress)

How will we judge Obama? (Erin Aubry Kaplan, Chicago Tribune)

In the wake of Mizzou, black students are winning (StudentNation, The Nation)

It's time to understand the difference between racism and prejudice (Irene Sarumi, Elite Daily)

"Jim Crow must go": Thousands of New York City students staged a one-day boycott to protest segregation - and it barely made the history books (Matthew Delmont, Salon)

John Kasich isn't a moderate: Racial justice (Ryan Mach, America Blog)

Letters to the President from young Muslim Americans (Melanie Garunay, The White House)

MSNBC anchor describes terrifying harassment, racial threats (Willa Frej, The Huffington Post)

New Mexico teens could face strict curfews under this bill (Nidhi Prakash, Fusion)

Policing the future (Maurice Chammah, Mark Hansen, The Marshall Project)

Queens officer who sued police over beating is awarded $15 million (Liam Stack, The New York Times)

Talking to "Black-ish" creator Kenya Barris about putting the new black middle class on screen (Michael Cuby, Vice)

Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio made history. Didn't you hear? (Roberto Suro, The New York Times)

To fix the racial wealth gap, we need solutions that sound radical (Steve Phillips, The Nation)

Update on student demands: Who's resigned, what's renamed (Kate Sinclair, The New York Times)

What O.J. Simpson taught me about being black (John McWhorter, The New York Times)

White privilege and racism, or political privilege and corruption? (Leigh H. Bravo, Western Journalism)

Why corporate leadership remains overwhelmingly white (Podcast, The Leonard Lopate Show, New York Public Radio)

Will endorsements from families whose losses fuel the Black Lives Matter movement matter for Clinton and Sanders? (Vanessa Williams, The Washington Post)

The worst polluters are in the most vulnerable neighborhoods, study finds (Casey Williams, The Huffington Post)


The American racial double standard (Kyle Pratt, The Chronicle, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York)

Black History Month: 20th century lynchings still costing blacks millions (Stacey Tisdale, Black Enterprise)

Black leader laments "bad children" not getting suspended (Paul Bremmer, WND)

CDC: Black Americans with HIV still less likely to get ongoing medical care (Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay)

Cochran would be "leading the charge" in Ferguson, says actor Courtney Vance (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

Confederate flag fight leads to ongoing threats at Florida high school; 1,000 students stay home (Frieda Powers, BizPac Review)

Fact-checking the O.J. Simpson miniseries: Are the key players true to life? (Bethonie Butler, The Washington Post)

Gun tests and tears at officer Peter Liang's trial in killing (Sarah Maslin Nir, The New York Times)

HART: Obama legacy: The Ferguson effect (Ron Hart, Odessa American, Texas)

Here's the myth Donald Trump might ride all the way to the White House (Kevin Drum, Mother Jones)

How Chris Jackson is building a black literary movement (Vinson Cunningham, The New York Times Magazine)

How George Clooney plans to use his power to actually improve diversity in Hollywood (Joanna Robinson, Vanity Fair)

In Ferguson, one vote exposes the city's bitter racial divide (Marie Solis, Mic)

King: Destroying the myth that Bernie Sanders doesn't address race or racism (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Looking back at O.J. Simpson's "trial of the century" (Video, CBS News)

Md. students walk out after viral video slams Black Lives Matter movement (Donna St. George, The Washington Post)

President Obama's inability to integrate a divided America (Erin Aubry Kaplan, Los Angeles Times)

Racial divide over O.J. has relaxed, but the conversation continues (Adam Howard, MSNBC)

Reparations and the racial residual (Lester K. Spence, Baltimore City Paper)

Right-wing speech hides refugee realities in the US (James Reini, Al Jazeera)

Superhero graphic novel "Black" takes on racial profling and brings more diversity to comics (Lauren Keating, Tech Times)

This 17-year-old is a rising voice in Baltimore's Black Lives Matter movement (Emma Brown, The Washington Post)

Toyota Motor Credit settles with U.S. over racial bias in auto loans (Lisa Lambert, Reuters)

When Ali was dangerous (Boganmeldelse, Paul Beston, City Journal)

Who is the real patient? Systemic racism through the eyes of counseling (Kathleen Shumate, The Huffington Post)


34 "persons of interest" identified in N.Y. racial attack (Tim Stelloh, NBC News)

Ava DuVernay backs "DuVernay test" to monitor racial identity in Hollywood (Ben Child, The Guardian)

Biracial sons more likely than daughters to identify as black (Aris Folley, NBC News)

Black America and the class divide (Henry Louis Gates Jr., The New York Times)

Black worker on Bay Bridge told to wear noose (San Francisco Bay View)

Bucket-list item for African Americans: Experience Cuba (Laura Ruane (The News-Press, Fort Myers, Florida), USA Today)

Chicago records 51 homicides in January, highest toll since 2000 (Aamar Madhani, USA Today)

Desperately seeking a college that's free of "safe spaces" (Brooke A. Rogers, New York Post)

How and why Republicans should target black voters, not Latinos (Prajwal Kulkarni, The Federalist)

How both parties lost the white middle class (R.R. Reno, The New York Times)

How racism prevents action on inequality (Sean McElwee, The Huffington Post)

Iowa's black caucusgoers (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Is race really a factor in how Cam Newton is perceived? (Mike Garafolo, Fox Sports)

Judge eyes deal involving racial claim at Arizona prisons (Astrid Galvan (Associated Press), ABC News)

Meet the new student activists (Abby Ellin, The New York Times)

North Carolina's voter ID shenanigans (Leder, The Washington Post)

OJ Simpson and the unshakable demons that continue to haunt America (Dave Schilling, The Guardian)

Polls underestimate support for Sanders in South Carolina (Miles Atkinson, The Huffington Post)

Rewriting art history (Jacoba Urist, The Atlantic)

San Francisco police face US Justice Department review (Paul Elias, ABC News)

The sneaky language today's politicians use to get away with racism and sexism (German Lopez, Vox)

Students rally over allegations that black women were attacked by white people shouting racial slurs (Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post)

Ted Cruz makes history, becomes first Hispanic to win Iowa caucus (Fox News Latino)

This Black History Month, watch these 5 movies from early Hollywood (Alyssa Rosenberg, The Washington Post)

To be equal...Black History Month is for everyone (Marc H. Morial, New Pittsburgh Courier)

Unpublished black history (Arkivfotos, Rachel I Swarns, Darcy Eveleigh, Damien Cave, The New York Times)

What it was like to walk in the shoes of America's slaves (May-Ying Lam, The Washington Post)

Why "racism" should be a subject in every American school (John Haltiwanger, Elite Daily)