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The insane end of the Oscars sent a false message about racial progress (Alyssa Rosenberg, The Washington Post)


Analysis: Trayvon Martin's death still fuels a movement five years later (Trymaine Lee, NBC News)


Analysis: Deadly threat from far-right extremists is overshadowed by fear of Islamic terrorism (William Parkin, Brent Klein, Jeff Gruenewald, Joshua D. Freilich, Steven Chermak, PBS Newshour)

A deafening silence (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Democrats invite immigrants to Trump's first address to Congress (Kevin Freking (Associated Press), PBS Newshour)

Deported with a valid U.S. visa, Jordanian says message is "you're not welcome" (Radio, Jane Arraf, NPR)

A history of black cowboys and the myth that the West was white (Priscilla Frank, The Huffington Post)

The Islamophobic huckster in the White House (Steven Simon, Daniel Benjamin, The New York Times)

Jordan Peele's "Get Out" is a horrifying warning about what happens when you trust white people (Charles Pulliam-Moore, Fusion)

A renewed Republican Party (Joshua Mitchell, America Affairs Journal)

Trump's counterterrorism adviser Sebastian Gorka has links to anti-Semitic groups (Jesse Singal, New York Magazine)

Undocumented woman with brain tumor seized by federal agents at Texas hospital, family fears she will die (Video, Chris Sommerfeldt, Erin Durkin, Nancy Dillon, New York Magazine)

Why I will not leave (Jeanette Vizguerra, The New York Times)


The death of compassion (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

How Stephen Bannon made Milo dangerous (Keegan Hankes, Southern Poverty Law Center)

Immigration has divided America. Migration may unite it. (John Richard Cookson, The National Interest)

Trump, Milo, and the war on cops (Heather Mac Donald, City Journal)


An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park (Heather Gilligan, Timeline)

Kansas town reels months after foiled mosque bombing: "I'm still scared" (Video, Oliver Laughland, The Guardian)

Police make arrests at Standing Rock in push to evict remaining activists (Sam Levin, The Guardian)

Shakeup at the Oscars (Michael Schulman, The New Yorker)

Supreme Court orders new hearing for black Texas inmate (Mark Sherman, Associated Press)

The Trump administration's blueprint for mass removals, with a streak of cruelty (Leder, The Washington Post)

Trump at African-American History Museum denounces anti-Semitism and racism: "It has to stop" (Video, Craig Melvin, Erik Ortiz, NBC News)

Turn off, tune out, drop in, die off: Medicaid funds the white death (John Hayward, Breitbart)


"Alternative" education: Using charter schools to hide dropouts and game the system (Heather Vogell, Hannah Fresques, ProPublica)

Amid rising anti-Semitism, Trump's lackluster response has Jewish groups concerned (Sarah Wildman, Vox)

Anne Frank Center slams Trump: "Do not make us Jews settle for crumbs of condescension" (Sarah Larimer, The Washington Post)

"Anti-Semitism is horrible": Trump says racism, threats against Jewish sites have to stop (Video,Ken Meyer, Mediaite)

Are we doing all we can to prevent lead poisoning? (Eilís O'Neill, The Nation)

As American as refusing to stand for the national anthem (Reeves Wiedeman, New York Magazine)

Asked about anti-Muslim hate groups, Spicer talks about Islamic terrorism (Matt Shuham, Talking Points Memo)

Deport first, ask questions later (Dara Lind, Vox)

"Every person deserves to rest in peace": American Muslims raising money to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery (Colby Itkowitz, The Washington Post)

The fallout from "A Day without Immigrants" (Bourree Lam, The Atlantic)

The final, messy, defiant days of the Standing Rock camps (Cheree Franco, Vice)

The global waiting room: displaced migrants headed to US in limbo in Tijuana (Rory Carroll, The Guardian)

Have we lost sight of the promise of public schools? (Nikole Hannah-Jones, The New York Times Magazine)

The high cost of cheap labor (Brian Barth, Modern Farmer)

In one exchange, Sean Spicer demonstrated why there's skepticism about Trump's claims of tolerance (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Interior Department produced memo on Dakota Access pipeline that Trump doesn't want public to read (Kevin Gosztola, ShadowProof)

In Trump's America, mother of four fears being deported and leaving children with abusive husband (Leighton Akio Woodhouse, The Intercept)

Is the Southern border a Constitution-free zone? (Garrett Epps, The Atlantic)

Jewish centres evacuated in US after new wave of bomb threats (BBC News)

The long tail of the Attica prison riot (J. Oliver Conroy, The Morning News)

Mr. Trump's "deportation force" prepares an assault on American values (Leder, The New York Times)

Muslims shouldn't have to be "good" to be granted human rights (Sara Yasin, BuzzFeed)

A nation of immigrants enters dark chapter (Video, Raul A. Reyes, CNN)

New plans for immigration (Keegan Hamilton, Vice News)

One million visitors: Smithsonian's new black history museum hits milestone (Video, Deborah Barfield Berry, USA Today)

Police chief says Whittier officer's slaying shows danger of criminal justice reform, but details are unclear (Video, Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times)

Trump administration issues new immigration enforcement policies, says goal is not "mass deportations" (David Nakamura, The Washington Post)

Trump calls rising violence aimed at Jews "horrible and painful" (Video, John Wagner, The Washington Post)

Trump decries anti-Semitic acts as "horrible" amid calls for stronger White House denunciations (Fred Barbash, Ben Guarino, Brian Murphy, The Washington Post)

Trump pledges to unite 'divided country' after African-American history museum visit (Video, Jeremy Diamond, CNN)

Trump puts tougher immigration policy in motion (Josh Dawsey, Ted Hesson, Politico)

Trump's long, tangled history with anti-Semitism and angry rhetoric (Video, USA Today, MSN.com)

Trump's new guidance calls for vigorous immigration enforcement (Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review)

Trump too late in denouncing anti-Semitic acts, critics say (Video, Heidi M. Przybyla, USA Today)

US anti-fascists: "We can make racists afraid again" (Patrick Strickland, Al Jazeera)

US immigration courts are a bureaucratic backwater ripe for manipulation by Trump's White House (Ana Campoy, Quartz)

Welcome to the police state of America for immigrants (Bill Boyarsky, TruthDig)


The border is a constitution-free zone for agents who shoot and kill. But maybe not for long. (Video, Roque Planas, The Huffington Post)

Canada-U.S. border the final frontier for refugee-seekers (Allan Woods, The Toronto Star, Canada)

Can Trump win over African Americans? This survey suggests there's little chance (Jonathan Collins, The Washington Post)

Fact check: Trump exaggerates Swedish crime (Robert Farley, FactCheck.org)

The fallacy of Trump's "send in the Feds" fix for Chicago (German Lopez, Vox)

Give us your high achievers (Robert Verbruggen, The American Conservative)

Homage to the Mexicans in the time of Trump (Paul Berman, Tablet)

How bad will Trump's mass deportations get? Here's a big thing to watch for. (Greg Sargent, The Washington Post)

Interview: making the global compacts on migrants and refugees worthwhile (Sarnata Reynolds, Open Democracy)

Latino laborers fear deportation, but officials tell California farmers not to fret (Rory Carroll, The Guardian)

Leaked memos outline expanded detain and deport tactics (Video,  MSNBC)

NC conservative activists accused of threatening Muslims (Joe Marusak, Charlotte News & Observer, North Carolina)

New Trump travel ban order nearing completion (Ariane de Vogue, Tal Kopan, CNN)

An orphan refugee's mad scramble into Trump's America (Keegan Hamilton, Vice News)

The pressure is on for Trump administration to denounce anti-Semitism (Antonia Blumberg, The Huffington Post)

The road, or flight, from detention to deportation (Fernanda Santos, The New York Times)

Shakeup at the Oscars (Michael Schulman, The New Yorker)

They came for the American dream. Now they're fleeing to Canada. (Tara Golshan, Vox)

Trump's first roundup (Julia Preston, The Marshall Project)

Virginia governor concerned about ICE raids (Video, CNN, YouTube)

With their elevated homicide rates, four cities stand out (Scott Calvert, Shibani Mahtani, Zusha Elinson, The Wall Street Journal)


A brief history of America's "love-hate relationship" with immigration (Priscilla Alvarez, The Atlantic)

The colors of Japanese internment (David Muto, The New Yorker)

Donald Trump's comprehensive border reforms kill Obama's pro-migration policies (Neil Munro, Breitbart)

Farming behind barbed wire: Japanese-Americans remember WWII incarceration (Lisa Morehouse, NPR)

For decades they hid Jefferson's relationship with her. Now Monticello is making room for Sally Hemings. (Krissah Thompson, The Washington Post)

Here are 21 facts that explain who Trump mouthpiece Stephen Miller really is (Kali Holloway (AlterNet), Raw Story)

James Baldwin and the meaning of whiteness (Chris Hedges, TruthDig)

"Last night in Sweden"? Trump's remark baffles a nation (Sewell Chan, The New York Times)

President Trump made a confusing reference to Sweden. Here's what the White House says he meant (Zeke J. Miller, TIME)

Trump had 2 chances to calm fears of rising anti-Semitism in America. He chose neither. (Sarah Wildman, Vox)

Trump lied about immigrant crime and terror attack on Sweden that never happened (Juan Cole, TruthDig)

Trump proposal would deport more immigrants immediately (Peter Baker, Ron Nixon, The New York Times)

United States v. Dylann Roof (Edward Ball, The New York Review of Books)

US: Remembering Japanese internment camps 75 years on (Massoud Hayoun, Al Jazeera)


Breaking the anti-immigrant fever (Leder, The New York Times)

"Deutschland über Alles" and "America first," in song (Daniel A. Gross, The New Yorker)

The forgotten work of Jessie Redmon Fauset (Morgan Jerkins, The New Yorker)

Mystery surrounds Guantánamo detainee's "suicide" (Jeffrey S. Kaye, Truth-Out)

"Psychological warfare": immigrants in America held hostage by fear of raids (Julia Carrie Wong, The Guardian)

This leaked draft memo is the Trump administration's starting point for a border crackdown (Dara Lind, Vox)

Trump always calls out Chicago, but city closest to Mar-a-Lago had comparable crime rate in 2015 (Corky Siemaszko, NBC News)

Why does a white guy always have to be the hero? (Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn, Grace Wilson, Karen Hao, Mother Jones)

Why do so many Americans fear Muslims? Decades of denial about America's role in the world (Jon Schwarz, The Intercept)


100,000 National Guardsmen mobilized to deport immigrants? The anatomy of a news cycle (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Across the USA: Protests, closures on a #DayWithoutImmigrants (Video, USA Today)

AP Exclusive: DHS weighed Nat Guard for immigration roundups (Garance Burke, Associated Press)

Before Trump was a racist commander-in-chief, he was a racist real estate executive (Rachel Johnson, In These Times)

The Border Patrol was primed for President Trump (Jonathan Blitzer, The New Yorker)

Civil rights panel: Flint water crisis linked to "systemic racism" (Video, Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press)

A demand for sanctuary (Hilary Goodfriend, Jacobin)

The end of identity politics (Victor Davis Hanson, Defining Ideas, Hoover Institution)

Equations and inequalities: Math, race and fellowship (Amy Harmon, The New York Times)

"Hidden Figures" screenwriter: Black people weren't just maids or slaves, we need to show that (Video, Tufayel Ahmed, Newsweek)

Immigration arrests unleash debate: Where should line be drawn? (Harry Bruinius, The Christian Science Monitor)

Losing a son in the New York state prisons (Jennifer Gonnerman, The New Yorker)

Magic in the "Moonlight": Oscar-nominee Mahershala Ali shines darkly, brightly (Thelma Adams, New York Observer)

Migration to America took long enough for evolution to happen on the way (Cathleen O'Grady, Ars Technica)

Moonlight isn't just a part of the conversation for film of the year, it is the conversation (Shane Thomas, Media Diversified)

The problem with The Great Wall isn't "whitewashing" (Sean Nelson, The Stranger, Seattle)

Racial bias in criminal risk scores is mathematically inevitable (Julia Angwin, Jeff Larson, Pacific Standard)

"Segregation had to be invented" (Alana Semuels, The Atlantic)

THIS WEEK IN RACE: Walls, ID laws, and getting typecast (Gene Demby, Code Switch, NPR)

Trump concedes defeat on travel ban -- for now (Matt Ford, The Atlantic)

Trump loyalists stand by their man - but the resistance is taking root (Tom McCarthy, The Guardian)

Trying (and failing) not to fear so much about Trump (Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker)

"We are turning the clock back" (Russell Berman, The Atlantic)

What immigration raids mean for students (Emily Goldberg, The Atlantic)


10 really dope black women every American should know (Brittney Cooper, Cosmopolitan)

10 things I like about black people (Gavin McInnes, Taki's Magazine)

American noir for the age of Trump (J. Hoberman, Tablet)

The best known DREAMer wants progressives to show up for her mom, too (Adrian Carrasquillo, Adolfo Flores, BuzzFeed)

Black Lives Matter: Most controversial quotes and statements (Video, Shreesha Ghosh, International Business Times)

Criminal case against officer Yanez in Castile death will proceed, judge rules (Video, Chao Xiong, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota)

"Crying is an everyday thing": life after Trump's "Muslim ban" at a majority-immigrant school (Jenée Desmond-Harris, Vox)

Diversity initiatives don't work, they just make things worse: the ideological function of diversity in the cultural industries (Anamik Saha, Media Diversified)

Federal anti-poverty programs primarily help the GOP's base (Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic)

Female prison workers, harassed by inmates and ignored by bosses, stood up for their rights - and won (Hanna Kozlowska, Quartz)

Flint water activist's battle continues into day 1,028, while US cities benefit (Matthew Corkins, New York Observer)

For Nextdoor, eliminating racism is no quick fix (Jessi Hempel, Backchannel.com)

"Fred Trump told me not to rent to blacks": Horror stories from the FBI's 1970s investigation into racism at Trump apartments (Andy Cush, Spin)

From Aretha to Beyoncé: the black artists snubbed by the Grammys (Michael Hann, The Guardian)

Her son was lynched for being gay. Now her fight for justice is at risk from Trump (Alex Hannaford, The Guardian)

How The Blood of Emmett Till still stains America today (Vann R. Newkirk II, The Atlantic)

Is prison the answer to violence? (Bill Keller, The Marshall Project)

Peter van Agtmael's decoding of American violence (Sarah Stillman, The New Yorker)

Reliving the trauma experienced by Trayvon Martin’s parents (Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post)

Slavery-era embroidery excites historians, evokes heartbreak of its time (Melanie Eversley, USA Today)

"This is really unprecedented": ICE detains woman seeking domestic abuse protection at Texas courthouse (Katie Mettler, The Washington Post)

Today's "Day without Immigrants" is giving Trump what he wants (Julianne Hing, The Nation)

Trump immigration raids show greater focus on non-criminals (Video, Alan Gomez, USA Today)

Trump's labor pick has a history of attacking voting rights (John Nichols, The Nation)

Trump will continue to scam the White working class. Here's how to stop him. (Paul Street, Truth-Dig)

Unbuilding the wall (Toby Shorin, Ribbonfarm)

Whatever happened to Black Lives Matter? (Michael Harriot, The Root)

Words, tweets and stones in the "political correctness" wars (Matthew Sharpe, The Conversation)


After another excused Chicago police killing, it’s time to trash their contract (Dave Stieber, The Huffington Post)

Anti-Muslim hate groups nearly triple in US since last year, report finds (Lois Beckett, The Guardian)

Chinese students in the US are using "inclusion" and "diversity" to oppose a Dalai Lama graduation speech (Josh Horwitz, Quartz)

Dan Herbert lives to serve and protect cops - even Laquan McDonald's killer (Maya Dukmasova, Chicago Reader)

Day without immigrants to hit Washington in the stomach (Richard Pérez-Peña, Katie Rogers, The New York Times)

Does kicking out Mexicans create jobs? (Michael A. Clemens, Politico Magazine)

The misunderstood ghost of James Baldwin (Ismail Muhammad, Slate)

Report: Anti-Muslim groups triple in U.S. amid Trump hate rhetoric (Melanie Eversley, USA Today)

'Stand Your Ground' and America's history of lethal self-defense (Radio, Alison Bruzek, Anthony Brooks, WBUR, Boston)

Stephen Miller, the other big racist in the White House (Michael Arceneaux, The Root)

Trump has turned the GOP into the party of eugenics (Sarah Jones, New Republic)

What it's like to be black and pregnant when you know how dangerous that can be (Dani McClain, The Nation)

What's killing America's black infants? (Zoé Carpenter, The Nation)

When immigrants are no longer considered Americans (Hua Hsu, The New Yorker)

Who we are now: A conversation with Colson Whitehead (Jeremiah Chamberlin, Fiction Writers Review)


Campaign escalates to crush Muslim civil society organizations in the U.S. (Sarah Lazare, AlterNet)

Conservative media embrace a bogus "terror study" to justify Trump's travel ban (Joshua Holland, The Nation)

The Democrats' demographic dilemma (Richard North Patterson, The Boston Globe)

Despite censorship row, a show connecting immigrant rights and police brutality goes on (Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic)

"Everybody in the room spat in your Coke": black celebrities tell their first experience with racism (Video, German Lopez, Vox)

Florida Republicans move to expand Stand Your Ground laws, disgrace Trayvon Martin (Michael Sainato, New York Observer)

How federal spending fuels the campus speech police (Bruce Majors, The Federalist)

How Syrian refugee women are using food to fight president Trump (Mahita Gajanan, TIME)

The "identity politics" debate is splintering the left. Here's how we can move past it. (Thea N. Riofrancos, Daniel Denvir, In These Times)

In California farm country, Trump's deportation threat looms large (Nathanael Johnson, Grist)

Making voting white again (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

The man who ran Obama's clemency machine (Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project)

The mistake the Berkeley protesters made about Milo Yiannopoulos (Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker)

Standing Rock and the struggle ahead (Julian Brave NoiseCat, Jacobin)

Why it might be harder than Trump thinks to defend the travel ban in court (Josh Gerstein, Politico)

Why the resistance is the best thing that's happened to Donald Trump (David Harsanyi, The Federalist)


Adele was right to mention her "black friends" at the Grammys (Brittney Cooper, Cosmopolitan)

Answering your questions on Trump and the Rust Belt (Diskussion, Alana Semuels, The Atlantic)

Are women of color at greater risk of street harassment? (Talia Smith, New York Observer)

Bernie Sanders breaks it down: "We're supposed to hate Muslims, Latinos and Blacks" (Joe Lapointe, New York Observer)

Beyoncé's Grammy snub and the glass ceiling on black art (John Vilanova, Los Angeles Times)

The campus free speech battle you're not seeing (Peter Moskowitz, Jezebel)

The Dakota Access Pipeline doesn't make economic sense (Mark Paul (Dollar & Sense), Truth-Out)

Did Gorka really wear a medal linked to Nazi ally to Trump inaugural ball? (Allegra Kirkland, Talking Points Memo)

"Every racist I know voted for Donald Trump" (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

The federal voting agency Republicans want to kill (Russell Berman, The Atlantic)

Former "border czar" gives real facts about immigration (Sebastian Rotella, ProPublica)

The Grammys have a racist history stretching back decades before Beyoncé (Michael Arceneaux, Fusion)

Help the poor move (Kevin D. Williamson, National Review)

How repealing Obamacare could splinter neighborhoods (Alvin Chang, Vox)

Human rights abuses highlighted in jailed activists' letter from Plymouth County correctional facility (Kevin Gosztola, ShadowProof)

ICE has arrested 600 undocumented immigrants in the last week (Julianne Hing, The Nation)

Italo Calvino on racial justice: The beloved Italian writer's stirring account of the early Civil Rights Movement and his encounter with Martin Luther King, Jr. (Maria Popova, Brain Pickings)

A KKK leader was found dead by a river. His wife and stepson are charged with murder. (Amy B. Wang, The Washington Post)

My Milo is bad (Michael Youhana, Full Stop)

A NASA engineer was required to unlock his phone at the border (Kaveh Waddell, The Atlantic)

The only way to get into America is through this 60,000 strong, pro-Trump armed force (Heather Timmons, Quartz)

Remembering Black Lives Matter, Trayvon Martin and Freddie Gray (Spencer Irvine, Accuracy in Academia)

Saving civil discourse (Kareen Movsesyan, Medium)

Stephen Miller's history of bigotry (Martin Longman, Washington Monthly)

Today's riot-prone mobs are a product of America's cult-like education system (Stella Morabito, The Federalist)

Tough on crime (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

The Trump administration's lies about voter fraud will lead to massive voter suppression (Ari Berman, The Nation)

Trump just getting started with immigration raids (Seung Min Kim, Ted Hesson, Politico)

Trump's counter-jihad (Zach Beauchamp, Vox)

Washington Post forgets all about Obama's deportation practices (Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist)


An American imam lights a candle of hope (William Rivers Pitt, Truth-Out)

Doubling as immigration officers, sheriffs applaud Trump order (Video, Josh Saul, Newsweek)

A history of American anti-immigrant bias, starting with Benjamin Franklin's hatred of the Germans (Annalisa Merelli, Quartz)

Iranian student studying in U.S. is trapped by Trump’s travel ban (Sarah Kaplan (The Washington Post), The Toronto Star, Canada)

Love lives in Whitefish, but so do neo-Nazis (Anne Helen Petersen, BuzzFeed)

No place like home: America's eviction epidemic (Matthew Desmond, The Guardian)

Police chiefs say Trump's law enforcement priorities are out of step (Timothy Williams, Richard A. Oppel, Jr., The New York Times)

Preparing my kids for the new America (Sayed Kashua, The New Yorker)

Refugees cross to Canada to escape Donald Trump (Dorian Geiger, Al Jazeera)

Trump and the right-wing populist tradition of judge-bashing (Ed Kilgore, New York Magazine)

Yale renames Calhoun College because of historical ties to white supremacy and slavery (Monica Wang, Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post)

Yale's inconsistent name-dropping (Roger Kimball, The Wall Street Journal)


Can the president "destroy" criminal-justice reformers? (Sarah Stillman, The New Yorker)

Democrats can win white working class voters without sacrificing social justice (David Atkins, Washington Monthly)

Federal agents conduct immigration enforcement raids in at least six states (Lisa Rein, Abigail Hauslohner, Sandhya Somashekhar, The Washington Post)

Historic black cemeteries seeking the same support Virginia gives Confederates (Gregory S. Schneider, The Washington Post)

Hundreds arrested during nationwide surge in immigration raids (Chas Danner, New York Magazine)

Immigrant community on high alert, fearing Trump's "deportation force" (Janell Ross, Aaron C. Davis, Joel Achenbach, The Washington Post)

An overlooked court decision could lead to more immigrants being deported without seeing a lawyer first (Nidhi Prakash, Fusion)

U.S. immigrants on high alert after two days of raids (Janell Ross, Aaron C. Davis, Joel Achenbach, The Toronto Star, Canada)

Without citing specifics, Trump vows to keep costs down on border wall (Eugene Scott, CNN)


Appellate court ruling on Donald Trump's travel ban: What does it mean and what did the court consider? (Associated Press, The Telegraph, UK)

Barry Jenkins on Moonlight, the Oscars and Trump's America (Danny Leig, Financial Times, UK)

Befriending Becky: On the imperative of intersectional solidarity (DiDi Delgado, Medium)

Behind the internet's anti-democracy movement (Rosie Gray, The Atlantic)

Can Donald Trump really get black people to vote for him? (Darren Sands, BuzzFeed)

Chaos theory: The playbook of Milo Yiannopoulos (Laura Miller, Thought Catalog)

The defiant I Am Not Your Negro (Niela Orr, The Baffler)

The Democrats' immigration problem(s) (Megan McArdle, Bloomberg)

A field guide to 2017's diverse slate of Oscar-nominated documentaries (Alissa Wilkinson, Vox)

The future of deportations under Trump (J. Weston Phippen, The Atlantic)

Inside the protest movement that has Republicans reeling (Video, Elana Schor, Rachael Bade, Politico)

Jackie Rayos-Garcia tells about the deportation of her mother, Guadalupe García de Rayos (Aura Bogado, Teen Vogue)

The last-ditch attempt to stop the Dakota Access pipeline (Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic)

The man who saw Trump coming (Ben Smith, BuzzFeed)

Meet the Muslim woman who''s become the face to anti-Trump resistance (Michelle Garcia, Vox)

Muslim civil rights groups are worried the White House wants to shut them down (Talal Ansari, BuzzFeed)

The ninth circuit rejects Trumpism (Amy Davidson, The New Yorker)

On the record: We asked all 50 governor offices if they'd share immigration data with Trump administration (Spencer Woodman, The Verge)

Part 3: Who decides what justice is? (Serena P. Green, Truth Dig)

Populist presidents and "demoralized" judges (Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review)

Revolution is not only inevitable, it's necessary: How Steve Bannon's dark vision could shape the world (Joseph Brean, National Post, Canada)

Solitary confinement is a great American shame (Mark Joseph Stern, Slate)

That Statue of Liberty poem everybody quotes? It's about a different refugee crisis - but it's still relevant today (History News Network, Raw Story)

Steve Bannon harnessed the spirit of revolt that the Democrats gave up (Thomas Frank, The Guardian)

Too close for comfort (Isaac Chotiner, Slate)

Trump advisor Stephen Miller defends travel ban (Tessa Stuart, Rolling Stone)

Trump considers writing ‘brand new’ immigration order (Video, Matt Zapotosky, Philip Rucker, Rachel Weiner, The Washington Post)

Trump's deplorable travel ban (Alex Nowrasteh, Foreign Affairs)

When the government really did fear a Bowling Green massacre - organized by a white supremacist (A.C. Thompson, Pacific Standard)

Why a new mixed race generation will not solve racism (Lauren Michele Jackson, BuzzFeed)

Why the "resistance" won't be the new Tea Party (Robert Tracinski, The Federalist)


3 key Trump mistakes that led to the travel ban court defeat (Josh Gerstein, Politico)

Actually, Trump has a duty to ban dangerous immigrants (Seth Lipsky, New York Post)

"All politics is identity politics": reckoning with racial justice in the Trump era (Michelle Garcia, Sunnivie Brydum, Tyler Tynes, Derrick Clifton, Vox)

Amid controversy over Sessions debate, Ted Cruz says Dems are "party of the Ku Klux Klan" (Video, Steph Solis, USA Today)

The appalling hypocrisy, ignorance of courts on immigration and states' rights (Daniel Horowitz, Conservative Review)

Bannon, Flynn and Sessions: How Trump's top advisers view Muslims, in their own words (Video, Steve Reilly, USA Today)

Berkeley, Milo Yiannopoulos and the lessons of free speech (Erwin Chemerinsky, Howard Gillman, The Conversation)

The blood of Emmett Till (Radio, Timothy B. Tyson, 1A, WAMU, Washington, DC)

Breaking: Arizona mom at center of immigration fight has been deported, attorney says (Video, Daniel González, The Arizona Republic)

CNN's Chris Cuomo: Saying I make "fake news" is just like a racial slur (Video, Bre Payton, The Federalist)

Coal country tells white nationalist groups to get lost (Jason Belcher, The Huffington Post)

Continued support for improving the lowest-performing schools (Susanna Loeb, Brookings)

Death rates rising for 30-year-olds as welfare despair consumes a generation (John Hayward, Breitbart)

The deep-seated roots of Donald Trump's resentment (James Warren, Vanity Fair)

Deported Arizona mom: Victim or convicted felon? (Video, Daniel González, Richard Ruelas, The Arizona Republic)

Emmett Till book prompts cousins to call for new investigation (Annette Ejiofor, NBC News)

Everything you think you know about mass incarceration is wrong (Eli Hager, Bill Keller, The Marshall Project)

Feds' civil rights steward faces a "rocky road" under Trump (Nidhi Subbaraman, BuzzFeed)

Finally, a screenplay by James Baldwin (Salamishah Tillet, The New York Times)

Five years later, Trayvon Martin's parents haven't even started to grieve (Ella Hilaire, Vanity Fair)

For many abroad, ideal of "America" still cherished - at least for now (Sara Miller Llana, The Christian Science Monitor)

Heitkamp balances politics with N.D. pipeline drama (Bill Murray, Real Clear Politics)

How "Blue Lives Matter" went from a reactive slogan to White House policy (Dara Lind, Vox)

How Coretta Scott King and JFK joined forces - and helped change the Democratic Party (Kristine Guerra, The Washington Post)

In Alabama, support for Donald Trump followed an ancient pattern (The Economist)

In executive actions, President Trump vows crackdown on violent crime. Is America as unsafe as he thinks? (Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post)

Is the anti-Trump "resistance" the new Tea Party? (Molly Ball, The Atlantic)

It's already happened here (Sarah Kendzior, The Baffler)

Josh Fox: Trump may have approved the Dakota Access Pipeline, but the fight is far from over (Josh Fox, AlterNet)

The legacy of Stepin Fetchit remains an obstacle for today's black comedians (Dave Schilling, Vulture)

Letter from alleged 9/11 mastermind shows our own foreign policy makes America unsafe (Branko Marcetic, In These Times)

"Made me feel we were back in 1950s" Coretta Scott King memoirist on silencing of Elizabeth Warren (Video, Amy Goodman, Normeen Shaikh, Barbara Reynolds, Democracy Now)

Neil Gorsuch's criticism wasn't aimed at Trump, aides say in reversal (Julie Hirschfeld Davis, The New York Times)

Not even Andrew Jackson went as far as Trump in attacking the courts (Jeffrey Rosen, The Atlantic)

Octavia Spencer: "You need to see people of colour in big movies" (Tom Shone, The Guardian)

Origins of a movement (Nathalie Baptiste, The Nation)

Overlooked provision in Trump executive order revives program that deputizes police to start deportations (Bryan Lowry, Franco Ordonez and Lindsay Wise (McClatchy), Raw Story)

Pro-Trump Jewish group reprimands White House for omitting Israel from "underreported" attacks list (Annie Karni, Politico)

Resisting the criminalization of dissent: A conversation with Iowa activist David Goodner (Sarah Jaffe, Truth-Out)

The role of the church in Bannon's white nationalist movement (Nancy LeTourneau, Washington Monthly)

See the far-reaching impact of Beyoncé's Lemonade (Ashley Hoffman, TIME)

Sessions vote lays bare deep divides in Senate (Video, Emily Cadei, Newsweek)

Shutting down Milo's talk at Berkeley: Thoughts on hate speech, protest and masks (Benjamin Waltham Rivers, Truth-Out)

Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch says Trump's attacks on judiciary are "demoralizing" (Abby Phillip, Robert Barnes, Ed O'Keefe, The Washington Post)

"This is not who we are," critics say about the refugee ban. But what if it is? (Nicole Hemmer, Vox)

The threat to the integrity of an independent judiciary (Dan McLaughlin, National Review)

Trump executive order sets agenda for police to further criminalize protesters (Kevin Gosztola, ShadowProof)

The viral anti-Trump movement is here - and it's a huge target (Joseph Bernstein, BuzzFeed)

What do Trump voters think of his performance so far? (Chris Kenning, Al Jazeera)

What exactly is Trump's travel ban supposed to stop? (Uri Friedman, The Atlantic)


2017 has already seen several prison rebellions (Brian Sonenstein, ShadowProof)

ACLU: Spotting terrorists by behavior at airports doesn't work (Bart Jansen, USA Today)

Activists win access to NYPD's Black Lives Matter surveillance files (Aaron Morrison, Mic)

Alveda King: Warren using the King name to "play the race card"; Coretta wanted to bring people together, not divide (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

American universities must take a stand (Leon Botstein, The New York Times)

Are we on the verge of another civil war? (Richard Kreitner, The Nation)

Before the wall: Life along the U.S.-Mexico border (Azam Ahmed, Manny Fernandez, Paulina Villegas, The New York Times)

Byron York: A fact-free debate on Trump's executive order (Video, Byron York, Washington Examiner)

A conversation with Sybrina Fulton on Rest in Power and the legacy of her son Trayvon Martin (Stassa Edwards, Jezebel)

"Daily Show's" Trevor Noah calls out Trump for ignoring "white" terrorism (Video, Matt Wilstein, The Daily Beast)

Despite diversity push, tech has a discrimination problem (Erin Carson, CNET)

Dr. Mary Bassett: We must "name racism" as a cause of poor health (Uddrag af tale, Dr. Mary Bassett, The Huffington Post)

Fire, hatred and speed! (Jay Griffiths, Aeon)

Flashback: NAACP gave "racist" Jeff Sessions Governmental Award of Excellence in 2009 (Leah Barkoukis, Town Hall)

The Gorsuch gaffe (Leder, The New York Sun)

Healthcare's new majority (Sophie Quinton, Politico)

How racial discrimination shaped Atlanta's transportation mess (Angie Schmitt, Streetsblog USA)

How the skewed demographics of the donor class pull our politics to the right (Sean McElwee, Jesse Rhodes, Brian Schaffner, Slate)

How White House advisor Stephen Miller went from pestering Hispanic students to designing Trump's immigration policy (Fernando Peinado, Univision)

Inside the nation's first bilingual university (Daniel Blue Tyx, The Texas Observer)

Is "reverse racism" among police real? (Brentin Mock, The Atlantic)

Jeff Sessions confirmed by the Senate to be attorney general (Video, Kevin Johnson, USA Today)

Jeff Sessions's fear of Muslim immigrants (Adam Serwer, The Atlantic)

The new Trumpist nationalism (David Azerrad, Real Clear Politics)

The myth of the "immigrant paradox" (Emily Deruy, The Atlantic)

The new resistance (Michael Greenberg, The New York Review of Books)

The politically correct presidency of Donald Trump (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

"President Bannon," explained (Andrew Prokop, Vox)

Protesters ring ICE in Phoenix: Could woman in custody be the first deported because of Trump's orders? (Video, Daniel González, Brianna Bradley, The Arizona Republic)

Rabbis fighting for refugee rights (Marjorie Ingall, Tablet)

READ: The letter from Coretta Scott King that got Elizabeth Warren rebuked (Allegra Kirkland, Talking Points Memo)

The sanctuary movement: how religious groups are sheltering the undocumented (Dwyer Gunn, The Guardian)

Scores of human rights groups disparage "disgraceful" confirmation of Jeff Sessions as attorney general (Chris Sommerfeldt, New York Daily News)

Sen. Scott: I have been called a race traitor for supporting Jeff Sessions (Video, Ted Hamlin, Real Clear Politics)

She showed up yearly to meet immigration agents. Now they've deported her. (Fernanda Santos, The New York Times)

The silencing of Coretta Scott King is an act of systemic racism (Rev. Dr. William Barber II, The Nation)

Steve Bannon wants to start World War III (Micah L. Sifry, The Nation)

This group of black women is taking up arms to fight racism and misogyny (Wilbert L. Cooper, Vice)

Toxic childhoods (Nadine Burke-Harris, Politico)

A triumphant moment for Elizabeth Warren (Clare Foran, The Atlantic)

Trump aide derided Islam, immigration and diversity, embraced an anti-Semitic past (Jessica Schulberg, The Huffington Post)

Trump fears terrorists, but more Americans are shot dead by toddlers (Gary Younge, The Guardian)

Trump said he wanted a Muslim ban (Mark Joseph Stern, Slate)

Trump's pipeline and America's shame (Bill McKibben, The New Yorker)

Trump suggests only politics could lead court to rule against his immigration order (Matt Zapotosky, Robert Barnes, The Washington Post)

Want to resist Trump's agenda? There's an app for that (Alex Seitz-Wald, NBC News)

We must guard against normalizing Trump (Nancy LeTourneau, Washington Monthly)

When the government really did fear a Bowling Green Massacre - from a white supremacist (A.C. Thompson, ProPublica)

Why "America first" is a dangerous doctrine (Robert Reich, The San Francisco Chronicle)

Why "America first" resonates (Robert W. Merry, The American Conservative)

Why did Mitch McConnell muzzle Elizabeth Warren? To muzzle Coretta Scott King. (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)


Advocates predict "more growth of detention centers" under Trump (Madina Toure, New York Observer)

Beware Trump's Reichstag fire (Paul Waldman, The Week)

Combating Trump's neo-fascism and the ghost of "1984" (Henry A. Giroux, Truth-Out)

Coming to America: One translator's harrowing journey (Jessica Lussenhop, BBC News, UK)

Containing Trump (Jonathan Rauch, The Atlantic)

The conversation (Læserbreve, The Atlantic)

Court questions whether Trump's travel ban amounts to anti-Muslim discrimination (Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times)

Do Milo's intentions matter? (Glen Martin, California Magazine, UC Berkeley)

Donald Trump's alt-reality (Alex Wagner, The Atlantic)

Florida public defender fires lawyer over BlackLivesMatter, still claims he's totally not racist (Elie Mystal, Above the Law)

The full list of Trump's "under-reported" terror attacks - and how they were reported (Claire Phipps, The Guardian)

The great God Trump and the white working class (Mike Davis, Jacobin)

How gun violence literally infects communities (Jessica Wapner, Newsweek)

How President Trump could seize more power after a terrorist attack (Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker)

How the Black Lives Matter movement is mobilizing against Trump (Brandon Ellington Patterson, Mother Jones)

How to make America greater: More immigration (Eduardo Porter, The New York Times)

In this battle over Muslim immigration, we are all family (Wendi C. Thomas, The Undefeated)

Jake Tapper grills Kellyanne Conway on Trump lies, "fake news," and "ignoring terrorism" (Video, Matt Wilstein, The Daily Beast)

"Just following orders" (Mark Joseph Stern, Slate)

Keith Ellison is everything Republicans thought Obama was. Maybe he's just what Democrats need. (Tim Murphy, Mother Jones)

Make haste - deliberately (Victor Davis Hanson, National Review)

The man who wants to blow it all up (Rod Dreher, The American Conservative)

Media covered most of 78 terror attacks Trump said "not even being reported" (Video, Kim Hjelmgaard, USA Today)

The Muslim ban is temporarily halted, but it must be overturned (Marjorie Cohn, Truth-Out)

Muslims were banned from the Americas as early as the 16th century (Andrew Lawler, Smithsonian.com)

President Trump gets the facts backwards in claim about murder rates (Video, CBS News)

A profound question behind the immigration debate (Robert W. Merry, The American Conservative)

Reclaiming "race" in postcolonialism: A personal reflection on the politics of the racial experience (Amal Abu-Bakare, Media Diversified)

Republican senators vote to formally silence Elizabeth Warren (Video, Matt Flegenheimer, The New York Times)

Rest in power: How Trayvon Martin transformed a nation (Radio, Sybrina Fulton, Tracy Martin, 1A, WAMU, Washington DC)

"Standing Rock is everywhere right now": A conversation with Judith LeBlanc (Sarah Jaffe, Truth-Out)

Steve Bannon shares a fascist's obsession with cleansing, apocalyptic war. And now he's in the White House (Tara Isabella Burton, The Telegraph, UK)

The terror trial we're really ignoring (Dean Obeidallah, The Daily Beast)

A threatened officer had an instant to shoot — or not. Police want you to watch him decide. (Video, Amy B. Wang, The Washington Post)

Thugs indulge their Weimar dreams and become the totalitarians they claim to hate (J.D. Tuccille, Reason.com)

Tracing the roots of America's biggest domestic terror attack (Video, PBS Newshour)

Trump administration to approve final permit for Dakota Access pipeline (Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis, The Washington Post)

Trump makes false statement about U.S. murder rate to sheriff's group (Video, Tom Jackman, The Washington Post)

Trump says his critics "pull out the racist card" (Philip Rucker, The Washington Post)

Trump's loose talk about Muslims gets weaponized in court against travel ban (Fred Barbash, Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post)

Trump's policies expose us to the real terrorist threat (Nancy LeTourneau, Washington Monthly)

Trump starts his revolution as reporters and judges scream like banshees (Conrad Black, The New York Sun)

A vote for DeVos is a vote for resegregation (Felicia Wong, CNN)

Voters await economic revival in a part of pro-Trump America (Claire Garofalo, Talking Points Memo)

West coast politicians are fighting back against Donald Trump (Sasha Abramsky, The Nation)

What’s largely and glaringly missing from Trump’s list of terrorist attacks: Non-Western victims (Katie Mettler, Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post)

Which side is Donald Trump on in the fight over legal immigration? (Benjy Sarlin, NBC News)

Why Trump taking Australia's refugees isn't a "dumb deal" (Seth Stodder, Politico)

Why we don't have White History Month (Jenée Desmond-Harris, Vox)

Your guide to the sprawling new anti-Trump resistance movement (Joshua Holland, The Nation)


And then the Breitbart lynch mob came for me (Rosa Brooks, Foreign Policy)

Barriers abound to Trump's border wall (Glen Martin, California Magazine, UC Berkeley)

Becoming Steve Bannon's Bannon (Andrew Morantz, The New Yorker)

Black lives, white lies and Emmett Till (Leder, The New York Times)

Blaming Trump for the next big terrorist attack (Jeet Heer, New Republic)

The black activist who fought against D. W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation" (Richard Brody, The New Yorker)

Capturing James Baldwin's legacy onscreen (Hilton Als, The New Yorker)

The criminalization of poverty (Roqayah Chamseddine, Spin)

Exonerated, then deported (Christie Thompson, The Marshall Project)

Federal appeals court decides to schedule a hearing on Trump travel order (Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post)

Fight against travel ban does Washington proud (Leder, The Seattle Times)

Former top diplomats, tech giants blast immigration order as court showdown looms (Matt Zapotosky, Robert Barnes, Brian Murphy, The Washington Post)

From the Cold War to Clinton: How liberals and conservatives have separated race from class (Rachel Johnson, In These Times)

Furious Trump says judge who defied him has put US "in peril" (Alan Yuhas, The Guardian)

Government by white nationalism is upon us (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Gregg Jarrett: Why the law is on Trump's side with his immigration ban (Video, Gregg Jarrett, Fox News)

How the ACLU became Silicon Valley's favorite startup (Casey Newton, The Verge)

How to make America greater: More immigration (Eduardo Potter, The New York Times)

In Trump's fascist aesthetic, dissenters are losers and the photograph rules (Stassa Edwards, Jezebel)

Majority of Americans oppose Trump's Muslim ban as its impact becomes clearer (Mandy Simon, Amnesty International)

The Oscars will be more political than ever, and that's a good thing (Kyle Buchanan, John Horn, Vulture)

A president's right to discriminate (Martin Longman, Washington Monthly)

Radical Berkeley anti-Milo protest leader: "No regrets" (Lee Stranahan, Breitbart)

The refugees from the 7 "banned" nations are more diverse than you think (Lyman Stone, Vox)

Refugees in America (Joyce Carol Oates, The New Yorker)

Responding to anti-semitism in the age of the "alt-right" (Lauren Levy, Yuval Manor, The Huffington Post)

Seven immigrant entrepreneurs talk about the impact of Trump's travel ban (Amy Feldman, Forbes)

"Solitary" confinement scrutizined in new HBO documentary (Jamie Maleszka, Mass Appeal)

Sorry: Trump's immigration order is totally legal (Rich Lowry, New York Post)

Trump and Bannon pursue a vision of autocracy (Der Spiegel, Tyskland)

Trump's radical anti-Americanism (Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker)

UC Berkeley's descent from place of learning to victimology hothouse (Video, Heather Mac Donald, Los Angeles Times)

Uncovering the roots of racist ideas in America (Ibram X. Kendi, The Conversation)

The value of immigrant doctors (Olga Khazan, The Atlantic)

When it's too late to stop fascism, according to Stefan Zweig (George Prochnik, The New Yorker)


Analysis: Why voting rights advocates are worried about a Trump voter fraud probe (Zachary Roth, NBC News)

Critic's notebook: Watching "24: Legacy" in the wake of Trump's Muslim ban (Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter)

Did I get James Baldwin wrong? (Stephen Casmier, NPR)

Go to jail. Die from drug withdrawal. Welcome to the criminal justice system. (Julia Lurie, Mother Jones)

The hidden history of Nasa's black female scientists (Uddrag fra bogen "Hidden Figures" af Margot Lee Shetterly, The Guardian)

How 24: Legacy grapples with Trump's Muslim ban (Joanna Robinson, Vanity Fair)

How Richard Spencer's home town weathered a neo-Nazi "troll storm" (Lois Beckett, The Guardian)

How to be an American: Syrian refugees find a home in Trump country (Robert Samuels, The Washington Post)

Life under alternative facts (Mikhail Iossel, The New Yorker)

The lonely fight to save Guantanamo's prisoners - and America's soul (Video, Michelle Shephard, The Toronto Star, Canada)

Moonlight's writer Tarell Alvin McCraney: "the story needed to be out there" (Tim Adams, The Guardian)

Municipal court business is way down after Ferguson unrest (Jeremy Kohler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

No thug left behind (Katherine Kersten, City Journal)

Quora question: How is Trump the populist savior of the working class? (Curtis Lindsay (svar via Quora), Newsweek)

A small Ohio town clamors to curb aggressive policing (John Eligon, The New York Times)

The Statue of Liberty's Muslim origins (Real Clear Life)

Travellers from Muslim nations arrive in US to hugs and tears after Trump's ban is lifted (Associated Press, South China Morning Post)

The true purpose of Trumpism (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Trump is no fascist. He is a champion for the forgotten millions (John Daniel Davidson, The Guardian)

Trump's lies are not the problem. It's the millions who swallow them who really matter (Nick Cohen, The Guardian)

Trump vs. Judge Robart: What happened? (Dan McLaughlin, National Review)

Under Obama, the Justice Department aggressively pursued police reforms. Will it continue under Trump? (Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times)

Why a 9/11 survivor celebrates the suspension of Trump's immigration ban (Helaina Hovitz, Newsweek)


Arab-American Civil Rights League urges travel to US after judge blocks immigration ban (CBS Detroit)

Fact checking this week in the Trump administration (Jessica Taylor, Danielle Kurtzleben, NPR)

Federal agencies stop enforcing key parts of Trump's travel ban after court order (Sam Levine, The Huffington Post)

Hispanic civil rights group sues Wells Fargo to force college loans for illegal immigrants (Eric Owens, The Daily Caller)

How prejudice by whites may keep black college sports stars from getting paid (Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post)

How Stephen Miller's rise explains the Trump White House (Rosie Gray, The Atlantic)

The inclusive humanity of Alice Neel's paintings (Hilton Als, The New Yorker)

In covering civil rights, reporter enhanced his words with film (Rachel L. Swarns, Darcy Eveleigh, The New York Times)

Inside the White House-Cabinet battle over Trump's immigration order (Josh Rogin, The Washington Post)

James Baldwin's queerness was inseparable from his blackness (Michael Cuby, Vice)

Kristol joins forces with the left in Nazi smear of Trump aide (Chris Buskirk, American Greatness)

Maher & Sam Harris: Left has allied with Islamists; "Self-loathing" liberals think we're just as bad (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

North Carolina went red in 2016. But can it be a model for Democrats (Michael Schulson, Politico Magazine)

People are mad that Trump slammed the judge who blocked his travel ban (Tasneem Nashrulla, BuzzFeed)

Police shooting: A five-year quest for justice (Lucy McKeon, The New York Review of Books)

Prosecute the rioters (Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review)

Pushing for sanctuary cities amidst institutional racism (Julia Kassem, The Arab American News)

The "reasonabilists" of Berkeley (Jonah Goldberg, National Review)

Reddit shuts down two popular "alt-right" subreddits (Latin Post)

Rosa Parks' birthday: 5 things you may not know about civil rights icon (Shira Tarlo, NBC News)

"Showing Up for Racial Justice" mobilizes white people in fight against racism (Deanna Pan, The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)

Son of local civil rights leader reflects on Rosa Parks' impact (Video, Garin Flowers, WTSP, Tampa Bay Sarasota, Florida)

Steve Bannon and the awesome white male creation (Geoffrey Ives, The Huffington Post)

Taraji P. Henson: "I'm glad I kept my ego in check" (Emma Brockes, The Guardian)

Trump, alt-right movement: Nazis, white supremacists praise new security measures against radical Islam (Video, Tom O'Connor, International Business Times)

Trump is enabling racism, not fighting terrorism. The difference may prove deadly for Americans (Dartagnan, Daily Kos)

Yes, all this happened. Trump's first 2 weeks as president (Jessica Taylor, NPR)


Amazon employees are trying to force the company to cut ad ties with Breitbart (Charlie Warzel, BuzzFeed)

An America without borders (Samuel Loncar, Los Angeles Review of Books)

Amina & Mohamed (Nick Miriello, Julia Steers, Vice News)

Attorneys For Jason Van Dyke File 2nd Motion To Dismiss Murder Charges (CBS Chicago)

Austin vs. Austin (Henry Grabar, Slate)

The bodega strike against Trump's executive order on immigration (Rozina Ali, The New Yorker)

Creating a safe space for California Dreamers (Patricia Leigh Brown, The New York Times)

Decoding Trump's immigration orders (Julia Preston, The Marshall Project)

Deroy Murdock: Shielding the U.S. from migrant mayhem (Deroy Murdock, New Hampshire Union Leader)

DHS walks back immigration directives as Muslim ban chaos continues (Ryan Devereaux, Murtaza Hussain, Alice Speri, The Intercept)

Donald Trump is spreading racism - not fighting terrorism (Daniel Benjamin, TIME)

How I Am Not Your Negro is a reminder of Hollywood's power to lie (Clover Hope, Jezebel)

How to tell the difference between populism and fascism (M.G. Oprea, The Federalist)

"I Am Not Your Negro": How a new doc turns James Baldwin into a prophet (Tim Grierson, Rolling Stone)

"I Am Not Your Negro" is a brilliant documentary about James Baldwin's never-finished book (Brandon Harris, Vice)

Inside the trial of Dylann Roof (Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker)

Intelligentsia elegy (E. M. Oblomov, City Journal)

"It will be called Americanism": the US writers who imagined a fascist future (Sarah Churchwell, The Guardian)

The little-noticed bombshell in Trump's immigration order (Danny Vinik, Politico)

Milo Yiannopoulos is trying to convince colleges that hate speech is cool (Video, Dan Lieberman, CNN)

Milo Yiannopoulos: Mainstream media legitimizes violence against conservatives (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Milo Yiannopoulos tested progressives - and they failed (Peter Beinart, The Atlantic)

Muslims pray in front of JFK Airport to protest Trump's executive orders (Madina Toure, New York Observer)

The no free speech movement at Berkeley (Leder, Los Angeles Times)

Not who we are (Paul A. Kramer, Slate)

Officer Van Dyke's lawyers again seek to dismiss charges in Laquan McDonald killing (Steve Schmadeke, Chicago Tribune)

One week after Trump signed Muslim ban, multiple restraining orders are in effect (Kevin Gosztola, ShadowProof)

Resistance is facile (Varad Mehta, National Review)

RETRACTION: Milo Yiannopoulos is not a white nationalist (Rich Smith, The Stranger, Seattle)

Sanctuary cities targeted by Trump receive billions in federal funds (Josh Siegel, The Daily Signal)

The spirit of Standing Rock on the move (Stephanie Woodard (Yes! Magazine), Truth-Out)

State Dept. says about 60,000 visas revoked due to travel ban; Justice Dept. atty says 100,000 (Justin Jouvenal, Rachel Weiner, Ann E. Marimow, The Washington Post)

Steve Bannon's Islamophobic film script just one example of anti-Muslim views (Tom McCarthy, The Guardian)

Texas governor goes to war with Austin over immigration enforcement (Jordan Smith, The Intercept)

To avoid a dystopian future, we must become savage (Gracy Olmstead, The Federalist)

TrumpBeat: Three lessons from the travel ban (Ben Casselman, Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Maggie Koerth-Baker, FiveThirtyEight)

Trump is obsessed with Chicago bloodshed. Good start. (Leder, Chicago Tribune)

Two weeks in: The U.S. government under President Trump (Podcast, David Cole, Dana Milbank, Norman Ornstein, Diane Rehm: On My Mind, WAMU, Washington DC)

UPDATED: Federal judge in Seattle grants nationwide temporary restraining order against travel ban (Sydney Brownstone, The Stranger, Seattle)

Veterans vs. Trump: Pipeline will never be built, warriors vow (Mary Papenfuss, The Huffington Post)

What Donald Trump lied about this week (Sarah Gouda, Teen Vogue)

What it's like to be an Iranian game developer in Trump's America (Nathan Grayson, Kotaku)

What's next for Steve Bannon and the crisis in American life (David Kaiser, TIME)

What Steve Bannon really wants (Gwynn Guilford, Nikhil Sonnad, Quartz)

What Trump doesn't understand about immigration from Mexico (James P. Rooney, Washington Monthly)

Women of color call the shots in the Chicago-based webseries Brown Girls (Brianna Wellen, Chicago Reader)

Words in the age of Trump (Leslie Savan, The Nation)


3 things to consider about the politics of Trump's immigration executive order (Mara Liasson, NPR)

24 is back to make you fear Muslim terrorists again (Gazelle Emami, Vulture)

1984 is 2017's surprise best-seller. It's a good fit for the Trump era, but not perfect (Constance Grady, Vox)

All international laws Trump's Muslim ban is breaking (Jamil Dakwar, Al Jazeera)

An apology to Muslims for President Trump (Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times)

Berkeley 2017: "We will control the streets. This is war." (Jim Geraghty, National Review)

Breaking down the facts on Trump's immigration order (Brooks Jackson, Eugene Kiely, Lori Robertson, Robert Farley (FactCheck.org), USA Today)

California prepares to resist the president in uncertain times (Katy Steinmetz, TIME)

Chicago's violence and Trump's ominous tweets (Alex Kotlowitz, The New Yorker)

Conservatism after Trump (Andrew J. Bacevich, The American Conservative)

A conversation with J.D. Vance, the reluctant interpreter of Trumpism (Ezra Klein, Vox)

Could this anti-immigrant hardliner grab a top border patrol spot? (Laura Smith, Mother Jones)

Democracy is holding up, for now (Yascha Mounk, Slate)

Disorder (Jeremy Stahl, Slate)

Donald Trump through a loudspeaker, darkly (Jiayang Fan, The New Yorker)

Even as hate moves online, K.K.K. fliers show up on Maine lawns in dead of night (Liam Stack, The New York Times)

Exclusive: Trump to focus counter-extremism program solely on Islam - sources (Julia Edwards Ainsley, Dustin Volz, Kristina Cook, Reuters)

Exploring The Nationalistic And Christian Right Influences On Trump (Radio, Sarah Posner, Fresh Air, NPR)

First, they excluded the Irish (Emma Green, The Atlantic)

Foreigners trapped in the United States by new policy (Nicholas Kulish, Gardiner Harris, Ron Nixon, The New York Times)

A free speech battle at the birthplace of a movement at Berkeley (Thomas Fuller, The New York Times)

From "All Lives Matter" to Donald Trump's white nationalism: The politics of fake empathy (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

The future is mixed-race (Scott Solomon, Aeon)

Google's hardest moonshot: Debugging its race problem (Beth Winegarner, Fast Company)

Hostage standoff in Delaware prison ends with one corrections officer dead (Katie Mettler, Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

How "dangerous" is Milo Yiannopoulos? (Oliver Lee Bateman, Pacific Standard)

How the Trump White House fully exposed its white nationalist sympathies (Chauncey DeVega (Salon), AlterNet)

How Trump wants to make America exceptional again (Peter Beinart, The Atlantic)

I Am Not Your Negro (Michael Koresky, Reverse Shot)

If we can't unite against rioting, we can't unite at all (David French, National Review)

Immigrant stories are American stories. Here are 5 TV shows that celebrate them. (Caroline Framke, Vox)

An immigration lawyer explains how to help victims of the Muslim ban (Giri Nathan, Deadspin)

Inside the all-American Yemeni bodega strike (Amos Barshad, The Fader)

Islam isn't a race. But it still makes sense to think of Islamophobia as racism. (Jenée Desmond-Harris, Vox)

Is Steve Bannon the most powerful man in the world? (David Von Drehle, TIME)

Is Trump defying the court order staying his immigrant travel ban? (Jeremy Stahl, Slate)

Judge's secrecy shrouds case of Chicago cop charged with killing Laquan McDonald (Steve Schmadeke, Chicago Tribune)

Keep your tired, your poor, your huddled masses (Reihan Salam, Slate)

Liberals are the new Tea Party (Sarah Kliff, Vox)

Life in the poorest parts of America is not all "urban carnage" (Boganmeldelse, Bill Boyarsky, Truth Dig)

Many Hindus saw themselves as Aryans and backed Nazis. Does that explain their support for Donald Trump? (Stanley Thangaraj, Quartz)

Milo Yiannopoulos gets schooled at Berkeley: Ferocious protests greet right-wing provocateur (Alexander Nazaryan, Newsweek)

The most important questions for Trump's justice are about democracy (Garrett Epps, The Atlantic)

A Mother On A Mission: Sybrina Fulton On The Enduring Life Of Trayvon Martin (Sybrina Fulton, Essence)

"The Original Black Elite": A portrait of the first generation to win freedom (Boganmeldelse, Wendi C. Thomas, Chicago Tribune)

The peculiar populism of Donald Trump (Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times)

Prayer breakfast: Why Christian conservatives are happy with Trump (Linda Feldmann, The Christian Science Monitor)

President Trump's racist time machine (Paul Waldman, The Week)

Read President Trump's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast (Ryan Teague Beckwith, TIME)

Red state, blue city (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Revisiting James Baldwin (Radio, Randall Kenan, Alvin Hall, Stew, Jason Reynolds, 1A, WAMU, Washington DC)

A satirical magazine ran Donald Trump's remarks on Black History Month, verbatim, as a humor column (Marc Bain, Quartz)

Spicer asked about homegrown terrorism, can't stop talking about border security (Laurel Raymond, Think Progress)

States move to protect their immigration data from the Trump administration (Spencer Woodman, The Verge)

Stephen Miller unveiled: New docs reveal the stark racism of the author of Trump's Muslim ban (Jud Lounsbury, The Progressive)

Steve Bannon in 2016: legal immigration is the real "problem" (Tara Golshan, Vox)

Steve Bannon is turning Trump into an ethno-nationalist ideologue (Jeet Heer, New Republic)

Steve Bannon's fever dream of an American gulag (Jeff Stein, Newsweek)

Ta-Nehisi Coates didn't come here to give you any answers (Maya Dukmasova, Chicago Reader)

These are the groups behind those "spontaneous" anti-Trump-ban protests (Asawin Suebsaeng, The Daily Beast)

This is not normal (Prachi Gupta, Jezebel)

This is what Milo Yiannopoulos wants (Jesse Singal, New York Magazine)

This "resistance" is no Tea Party (Kimberley A. Strassel, The Wall Street Journal)

Trial documents show Dylann Roof had mental disorders (Kevin Sack, The New York Times)

The Trump administration's dark view of immigrants (Benjamin Wallace-Wells, The New Yorker)

Trump executive orders expand mass incarceration of immigrants (Brian Sonenstein, ShadowProof)

Trump is doing exactly what he said he would do (Nicole Russell, The Federalist)

Trump's black history month speech a "dire forecast" for black community (Jamiles Lartey, The Guardian)

Trump's immigration policy is certainly immoral, probably illegal (Matthew C. Altman, Open Democracy)

Trump's racist time machine (Paul Waldman, The Week)

Trump's silence on white supremacist terror is political correctness run amok (Eric Levitz, New York Magazine)

Trump's travel ban misses the true threat: Homegrown terrorism (Michael Morell, Foreign Policy)

Trump's war on Islam: The White House is under the sway of anti-Muslim extremists (Simon Maloy, Salon)

Trump, the elites, and the deplorables (Victor Davis Hanson, City Journal)

Trump threatens to pull U.C. Berkeley funding after protests against Milo Yiannopoulos turn violent (Louis Nelson, Politico)

Trump world - including Steve Bannon - is already looking at the 2018 midterms (Tarini Parti, Alexis Levinson, BuzzFeed)

UC Berkeley and the frayed free speech movement (Martin Longman, Washington Monthly)

What happened at Vaughn prison? (Heather Ann Thompson, Jacobin)

When Trump supporters sneer at protests, what are they scared of? (Hadley Freeman, The Guardian)

White supremacist Richard Spencer hails Trump's "de-Judaification" of Holocaust (The Forward, Sam Kestenbaum, Haaretz, Israel)

Why conservatives are more likely than liberals to believe false information about threats (Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times)

Why fake news targeted Trump supporters (Olga Khazan, The Atlantic)

Why so many people think Eli Whitney, cotton gin inventor, was black (Ruth Graham, Slate)

Will local police carry out Trump's deportation orders? (Video, Daniel Gonzalez (The Arizona Republic), USA Today)


10 ways to take on Trump (New Republic)

50 iconic black trailblazers who represent every state in America (Zahara Hill, The Huffington Post)

After NY cop salutes violence against anti-Trump protester, his online post comes under review (Patrick G. Lee, ProPublica)

Americas new opposition (Jedediah Purdy, New Republic)

Amid Trump immigration furor, Emanuel hosts Chicago Dreamers for dinner (Bill Ruthhart, Chicago Tribune)

Analysis: Trump's "America First" vision could upend postwar consensus (Video, Benjy Sarlin, NBC News)

Ann Coulter: Give me your tired arguments... (Ann Coulter, Breitbart)

Another judge's order targets Trump's travel ban (Josh Gerstein, Isaac Arnsdorf, Politico)

The anti-refugee movement is America at its most ignorant (Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone)

Are charter schools good or bad for black students? (Graham Vyse, New Republic)

Black Lives Matter protest shooter Allen Scarsella guilty on all counts (Mike Mullen, City Pages, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota)

The case against the American Constitution (Ryan Cooper, The Week)

Coming to America: 19 movies about U.S. immigration (A.A. Dowd, Marah Eakin, Gwen Ihnat, Alex McCown-Levy, m.fl., A.V. Club)

Cypress Ranch High School students in hot water after Hitler pose in senior pictures (Video, Jennifer Bauer, KPRC-TV, Houston, Texas)

Dashed expectations power white anger (Noah Smith, Bloomberg)

Decades after civil rights gains, black teachers a rarity in public schools (Video, Greg Toppo, Mark Nichols, USA Today)

Democrats face a choice: resist Trump or face the rage of "The Resistance" (Alex Thompson, Vice News)

Democrats, pushed by grass-roots protests, unifying Trump opposition (Heidi M. Przybyla, USA Today)

Doctors and scientists denounce Trump's immigration order (Maggie Fox, NBC News)

Donald Trump just gave a Black History Month speech about the persecution of Donald Trump (Daniel Dale, The Toronto Star, Canada)

Donald Trump just struck a blow against authoritarianism (David French, National Review)

Donald Trump's narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Email from 2007 ties Trump adviser Stephen Miller to neo-Nazi Richard Spencer (Michael F. Brown, The Electronic Intifada)

"Everyone is welcome here" (Anna North, The New York Times)

Former KKK leader Duke: "The ideas I've fought for have won" (John Aravosis, AMERICAblog)

The four wrong numbers behind Trump's immigration ban (Andrew McGill, The Atlantic)

Here are the books you need to read if you're going to resist Donald Trump (Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Quartz)

Hillbilly energy (Rod Dreher, The American Conservative)

How this trap yoga studio became a sanctuary for black people (Lakin Starling, The Fader)

How to start a war of civilizations (Martin Longman, Washington Monthly)

How Trump's immigration rules will hurt the U.S. tech sector (Kaveh Waddell, The Atlantic)

Immigrant shock: Can California predict the nation's future? (Emily Badger, The New York Times)

In Trump, tech finds a troll it can't ignore (Jason Tanz, Wired)

Is Sessions ready to say no to Trump? (Victoria Bassetti, Caroline Fredrickson, The Washington Post)

Leaked draft of Trump's religious freedom order reveals sweeping plans to legalize discrimination (Sarah Posner, The Nation)

Los Angeles is cracking down on a notable white supremacist gang (Casey Tolan, Pacific Standard)

The many dangers of Donald Trump's executive order (Steve Coll, The New Yorker)

Matt Taibbi on Donald Trump's strange appeal (Sean Illing, Vox)

Melania, Ivanka, Ivana, Marla and the role of women in Trump's world (Video, Nina Burleigh, Newsweek)

Mossberg: Immigration builds America's tech dominance (Walt Mossberg, The Verge)

My father bucked his times on civil rights: Voices (Oren Dorell, USA Today)

The myth of racial betterment (Jane Coaston, MTV News)

Native Americans struggle to find housing while facing discrimination (Radio, Melodie Edwards, All Things Considered, NPR)

Neo-Nazi factions pinning hopes for racist coalition on 2017 but haunted by failures (The Southern Poverty Law Center)

The night Berkeley betrayed the free speech movement (Tom Ciccotta, Breitbart)

Nominated for an Oscar, barred from America (Lenika Cruz, The Atlantic)

The police can target Muslims using this conspiracy theorist's website (Jessica Pishko, Backchannel.com)

Police in Chicago public schools operate with no special training and little oversight (Yana Kunichoff, City Bureau, Chicago Reader)

President Bannon? Racist, Islamophobic Breitbart leader consolidates power in Trump White House (Video, Democracy Now)

President Trump has upended the rules of democracy with a clumsy heavy-handedness worse than we imagined (Bill Moyers, Michael Winship, Raw Story)

Protesters vow defiance after Miami heeds immigration order (Lizette Alvarez, The New York Times)

Protests are putting Trump on notice: You're in for a fight (Mark Hertsgaard, The Nation)

The real problem with Trump's executive order (Heather Mac Donald, City Journal)

Republicans stand behind President Trump on immigration orders (Radio, Susan Davis, All Things Considered, NPR)

Responding to Patterico on Trump's executive order on immigration (Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review)

The rise of right-wing ideological tourism (Mike Lofgren, Washington Monthly)

Senate Democrats "deeply troubled" by "racist, bigoted" views shared by Trump education appointees (Caitlin Emma, Politico)

The silent majority stands with Trump and DeVos (Rich Galen, Washington Examiner)

The simple psychological trick to political persuasion (Olga Khazan, The Atlantic)

Steve Bannon electrifies White House as Trump's lightning rod (James Kitfield, Vocativ)

Titus Kaphar on art, race and justice (Bill Keller, The Marshall Project)

Trump admin on Islam: "Not a religious problem, it is a radicalization problem" (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Trump pushes dark view of Islam to center of U.S. policy-making (Scott Shane, Matthew Rosenberg, Eric Lipton, The New York Times)

Trump's choice of Gorsuch endangers civil, human and environmental rights (Marjorie Cohn, Truth-Out)

Trump's immigration order lays out a way to turn the temporary ban into a permanent one (Dara Lind, Vox)

Trump's immigration order might be constitutional,  but its hasty construction will hurt him (Leslie Loftis, The Federalist)

Trump's Muslim ban galvanizes civil rights activists across the American South (Liliana Segura, The Intercept)

Trump's travel ban is still causing chaos, but Americans are fighting back (Kia Makarechi, Vanity Fair)

Trump's white supremacist support is thrilled with his Supreme Court pick (Dina Radtke, Media Matters)

Trump tells State Department how to explain immigration ban - 5 days after it took effect (Jennifer Williams, Vox)

Trump voters like the president's actions but not his tweets (Video, Joshua Hafner, Susan Page, USA Today)

"We are better than this ban": 1,000 State Department employees criticize Trump's immigration order (Brad Plumer, Vox)

We’ve been here before: Historians annotate and analyze immigration ban's place in history (PRI)

What could Gorsuch mean for the Supreme Court? (Josh Blackman, Erwin Chemerinsky, Michael Waldman, Dan Farber, Elizabeth Price Foley, Eugene Volokh, m.fl., Politico Magazine)

What President Trump's executive orders could actually do (Margaret Hartmann, New York Magazine)

What unearthed radio recordings tell us about Steve Bannon's worldview (Video, Alexander Mallin, ABC News)

What you need to know about the police accountability legislation that mayor Murray announced today (Heidi Groover, The Stranger, Seattle)

WH denies report that Trump threatened Mexican president over "bad hombres" (Video, Nikita Vladimirov, The Hill)

White nationalist "alt-right" celebrates a banner month (Sam Kestenbaum, Forward)

White supremacist group hangs racist posters at Rice (Lindsay Ellis, The Houston Chronicle, Texas)

White supremacist Richard Spencer agrees with Trump administration's decision to omit Jews from Holocaust statement (Taylor Link, Salon)

Why Apple, Coca-Cola, and Ford hate Trump's immigration order (Timothy B. Lee, Vox)

Why the left will never stop despairing over Trump (Peter Burfeind, The Federalist)

Why Trump's immigration rules are unconstitutional (Corey Brettschneider, Politico Magazine)