Juni 2016


Gitte Nielsen, cand.mag., Amerikanske Studier



7 charged with attacking KKK members at Anaheim rally (CBS Los Angeles)

After 150 years, KKK sees opportunities in U.S. political trends (Jay Reeves, Associated Press)

America's deadliest prosecutors: five lawyers, 440 death sentences (Ed Pilkington, The Guardian)

Black reporter keeps her cool during racist attack caught on camera (Video, Michael McLaughlin, The Huffington Post)

Century-old rule book describes KKK beliefs, practices (Associated Press, The Washington Post)

Clarence Page: Speak truth to black power, too (Clarence Page, The Dallas Morning News)

Connecticut radio DJ Gary Craig's racist video about a Latino festival has people pissed (Video, Matthew Rodriguez, Mic)

Culture is replacing class as the key political divide (Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic)

Davis: Independence made possible by diversity (Ouisa Davis, El Paso Times, Texas)

Donald Trump on Jimmy the Greek's racist slurs about black athletes: "He was doing OK 'til he said he was sorry" (William Saletan, Slate)

Donald Trump's "new" Muslim ban plan is just as scary as the old one (Dara Lind, Vox)

Federal judge finds evidence of racial bias by S.F. police (Vivian Ho, Bob Egelko, The San Francisco Chronicle)

Feature: Goodwill ambassador Danny Glover calls out racism, Afrophobia in the Americas (Video, UN News Centre)

Former Donald Trump adviser calls racial profiling "common sense" (Zaid Jilani, Alex Emmons, The Intercept)

"Hollywood plantation slave": Stacey Dash blasts Jesse Williams for "racist speech" at BET Awards (Tré Goins-Phillips, The Blaze)

Hopes fade for criminal justice reform this year (James Arkin, Real Clear Politics)

How did our politics get so harsh and divisive? Blame 1968. (Carlos Lozada, The Washington Post)

How to intervene in a racist attack (Akshat Rathi, Quartz)

How to make kids not racist (W. Kamau Bell, Wired)

How "White Lives Matter" protests over a police shooting were misunderstood (Sam Levin, The Guardian)

Is the Declaration of Independence based on a lie? (Tom Lindsay, Forbes)

Jessica Williams is leaving "The Daily Show" (Kelley D. Evans, The Undefeated)

Ku Klux Klan dreams of rising again 150 years after founding (Jay Reeves, Associated Press)

Muslim woman accuses Chicago police of racial profiling, tackling her (Video, Stephen Gossett, Chicagoist)

Poll finds grand total of Donald Trump's support with black voters: 1% (Julia Zorthian, TIME)

The (really, really) racist history of gun control in America (Jane Coaston, MTV News)

The Red Cross's racist poster fuels swimming stigma that may cost black kids their lives (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Report: Nativist politics embolden KKK leaders' hopes for growth (Max Lewontin, The Christian Science Monitor)

Should any ideas be "off the table" in campus debates? (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

The state of race in America (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Tarzan cannot be rebooted (Richard Brody, The New Yorker)

This year's academy class is 46 percent women and 41 percent people of color (Soraya Nadia McConald, The Undefeated)

Time to listen, not to lecture (Jean Card, U.S. News & World Report)

Trump goes full racist and admits he's looking at firing all non-white TSA agents (Jason Easley, PoliticusUSA)

The true cost of environmental gentrification (Zack Colman, Fusion)

What catalyst started the Presbyterian Church in America? Racism (Tobin Grant, Religion News Service)

A white woman opened my eyes to racism in a Red Cross poster (Dahleen Glanton, Chicago Tribune)

Who gets tased? First statewide study reveals racial disparities (Radio, Hansi Lo Wang, All Things Considered, NPR)

Why Dems try to break black hearts and only Trump can fix it (Karin McQuillan, American Thinker)

Why it's going to be all about immigration this November after the DAPA ruling: New at Reason (Reason)

The working-class wounds hidden behind Trump voters' racism (Arun Gupta, Yes! Magazine)

A year ago someone set fire to a black church in Georgia. What now? (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)


Ahmed the clockboy's triumphant return to America (Larry O'Connor, Hot Air)

All the greedy young Abigail Fishers and me (Jia Tolentino, Jezebel)

Americans are split on "reverse racism." That still doesn't mean it exists. (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

As adults legally smoke pot in Colorado, more minority kids arrested for it (Radio, Ben Markus, Morning Edition, NPR)

As black drama flourishes, divides on racial equality persist (Alexander Tin, Ashley Young, NPR)

The black guy who can't float: why I finally (almost) learned to swim (Dave Schilling, The Guardian)

Civil rights leaders, clergy renew focus on racial climate (James Vaznis, The Boston Globe)

Cook County Board referendum stirs city's racial politics (Hal Dardick, Chicago Tribune)

Film academy invites a record 683 new members: 46 percent female and 41 percent people of color (Gregg Kilday, The Hollywood Reporter)

The GOP's war on voting is working (Ari Berman, The Nation)

Here are all 683 people invited to join the academy (Tracy Brown, Los Angeles Times)

How police body cameras change our perception of right and wrong (Aaron Sankin, The Daily Dot)

Is racism making black kids suicidal? (Rob Wile, Fusion)

Let's join our efforts against racist Confederate flag! (Aktivisme, Tylissa Hide, Black Matters)

Nearly half of Trump supporters say blacks more "criminal" and "violent" than whites: Poll (Reuters, Newsweek)

The new iPhone might shut off next time you try to film the police in public (Jack Smith IV, Mic)

New poll finds that Hillary supporters are pretty racist too (Josh Voorhees, Slate)

Police called on "racist" third-grader who made comment about brownies (Bradford Richardson, The Washington Times)

Politics misses story of the year (Jack Dunphy, PJ Media)

Poll: Everybody's racist but Donald Trump supporters are especially racist (Brendan O'Connor, Gawker)

Racist speech at BET Awards attacked white people (Stacey Dash, Patheos)

Salon writer: Conservatives are racist against ... Bill Clinton (Elliot Polsky, NewsBusters)

SEE IT: Iowa woman attacks news crew, hurls racial slurs at reporter (Video, Keri Blakinger, New York Daily News)

The sixties roots of today's camus madness (Harry Stein, Brian C. Anderson, City Journal)

Slavery as free trade (Blake Smith, Aeon)

Susan Rice talks diversity, sports and night fears (Michael A. Fletcher, The Undefeated)

Talk radio host uses racist "war whoop" gesture at Trump rally to make fun of Elizabeth Warren (Video, Tobias Salinger, New York Daily News)

Teaching prison inmates about their own brain trauma could help them rehabilitate (Erika Hayasaki, Newsweek)

"This is the fight": Demos's Heather McGhee on the upside to Trump's racial politics (Jeff Stein, Vox)

This land is our land (Sarah Mathews, BuzzFeed)

A triumph for disinterested justice (Heather Mac Donald, City Journal)


Arlington police open probe into racist text messages (Travis Andersen, The Boston Globe)

#BeingAsian continues "necessary" conversation among Asian Americans (Traci G. Lee, NBC News)

Charlie Rangel says good-bye (David Freedlander, New York Magazine)

The death of campus free speech -- and how to revive it (Charles Lipson, Real Clear Politics)

Donald Trump declines to clarify contradictory immigration positions (Video, Haley Sweetland Edwards, TIME)

Female soldier falsely linked to racist pro-Trump social media post, Army confirms (Kyle Jahner, Army Times)

Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer: Donald Trump is not a racist, bigot (Mac & Gaydos, KTAR, Phoenix, Arizona)

The fraud goes on (Thomas Sowell, Creators)

GOP tries to use Zika bill to undo cemetery Confederate flag ban (Tierney Sneed, Talking Points Memo)

Here's more proof electing a black president didn't solve the racial divide in America (Aaron Morrison, Mic)

Jesse Williams's essential history of social justice (Kevin Fallon, The Daily Beast)

Meredith Clark: Fisher case reveals entitlement and supercifial perspective (Meredith Clark, The Dallas Morning News)

A new battle for the soul of Harlem (Kia Gregory, The Atlantic)

Nichelle Nichols: An undefeated journey of greatness (Kelley D. Evans, The Undefeated)

Nighthawk is a superhero who's trying to fight racism head-on (Evan Narcisse, Gizmodo)

Overturning racial preferences at the ballot box (Jason L. Riley, The Wall Street Journal)

Presbyterian Church in America repents of "racial sins" (Adelle M. Banks, Sojourners)

Really, now? "Blacks and whites are worlds apart" (Richard Prince, The Root)

Serena Williams: "Not everyone's going to like the way I look" (Paula Cocozza, The Guardian)

Sonnie Johnson: Are you ready to talk about real freedom now, Jesse Williams? (Sonnie Johnson, Breitbart)

Stanford sexual assault case revealed racial bias. We must recall the judge. (David Palumbo-Liu, The Guardian)

White Republicans are delusional on race (Hamilton Nolan, Gawker)

Why affirmative action is acceptable to the elite (Jim Caton, Legal Reader)


5 key takeaways about views of race and inequality in America (Renee Stepler, Pew Research Center)

9 times Jesse Williams eviscerated racism - from cultural appropriation to white fragility (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

America's greatest racial sin? Electing Obama, says former congressman Joe Walsh (Jamilah King, Mic)

Are cops racist? (Interview med Heather Mac Donald, Encounter Books)

Black and white Americans still worlds apart in views on race, Obama and Black Lives Matter (Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post)

"Blacks and whites are worlds apart," new Pew Research Center study finds (James Ragland, The Dallas Morning News)

Blacks and whites don't see eye to eye on racial progress in America: Pew study (Jasmine Mitchell, NBC News)

The bookshelf (Bogliste om retssystemet i USA, samlet af The Marshall Project)

Does Tarzan have a racist/sexist past? (Andrew A. Smith, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota)

Donald Trump calls Elizabeth Warren a "racist" (Steve Benen, MSNBC)

Exclusive: Hillary Clinton's handpicked World Bank chief accused of overseeing "systemic" racism (Patrick Howley, Breitbart)

Half of Americans think "reverse racism" is as big a problem as actual racism (Rob Wile, Fusion)

Has U.S. achieved racial equality? Depends on whom you ask (Laura Santhanam, PBS Newshour)

In his words: Donald Trump on the Muslim ban, deportations (Video, Ali Vitali, NBC News)

Jesse Williams gave one of the most memorable speeches in award show history [full transcript] (Video, Veronica Toney, The Washington Post)

Jesse Williams hasn't only accepted the baton, he's running with it (Rhiannon Walker, The Undefeated)

Jesse Williams was fighting for racial justice long before his stirring BET speech (Video, Bethonie Butler, Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post)

Justin Timberlake on Jesse Williams's BET speech wasn't woke, just white (Rebecca Carroll, The Guardian)

The latest Pew report on race in America vs. President Obama's Howard commencement speech (Brentin Mock, CityLab)

Missouri men threw eggs, shouted racial slurs at black woman waiting for bus (Video, Tobias Salinger, New York Daily News)

More Americans say race relations are bad, and a survey explores why (Megan Thee-Brenan, The New York Times)

Nearly 6 in 10 white Republicans think America pays too much attention to race (Nicole Puglise, The Guardian)

No, Jesse Williams, I will not "sit down" (Joel B. Pollak, Breitbart)

On views of race and inequality, blacks and whites are worlds apart (Rapport, Pew Research Center)

Philly schools ordered to pay $2.3 million for anti-WHITE racism (Blake Neff, The Daily Caller)

Racism, the South, and Helen Keller (Erin Blakemore, JSTOR Daily)

Read the full transcript of Jesse Williams' powerful speech on race at the BET Awards (Megan Lasher, TIME)

Report: Race relations in US are still bad (Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root)

Speak up or stay hidden? Undocumented immigrants cautious after court ruling (Fernanda Santos, Jennifer Medina, The New York Times)

Study: Blacks, whites split over racial progress under Obama (Tyler Pager, Politico)

‘Super racist’ pool safety poster prompts Red Cross apology (Peter Holley, The Washington Post)

Trump and the racial politics of the South (Kevin O'Leary, The American Prospect)

Watchdog report accuses New York DAs of racism in cannabis cases (Gage Peake, Leafly)

White and black Americans split on race (BBC News)

Why reverse racism isn't a thing, despite what some might try to argue (Kaitlin Kimont, Romper)

Why Trump wins (Scott McConnell, The American Conservative)


The 2020 census and the re-indigenization of America (Roberto Rodriguez, TruthOut)

Book review: Divisions along class lines have always existed in America (Boganmeldelse, David Wecht, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

DC's donor class: White contributors have an outsized influence on our capital's municipal politics (Sean McElwee, Salon)

Decades later, Mississippi is still burning: Column (Derrick Johnson, The Jackson Clarion-Ledger, Mississippi)

The deadly cost of America's anti-cop ideology (Heather Mac Donald, The National Interest)

Even algorithms are biased against black men (John Naughton, The Guardian)

Fireworks: Michael Eric Dyson vs. GOP consultant on Trump's "white racist supremacist nationalism" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Free State of Jones (Michael Jones, The Huffington Post)

How should we talk about racism? (Kevin Drum, Mother Jones)

It's like a religion: Race, ethnicity, migration studies now a major at Colorado College (Dave Huber, The College Fix)

Justice and Freddie Gray (Steve Chapman, Town Hall)

The lonely lives of Latinos for Trump (Darren Samuelsohn, Politico)

Muslim cops make America great again (Michael Daly, The Daily Beast)

New York appeals court calls for end to police stop-and-frisk tactics (Rose Bouboushian, AllGov)

Prison by algorithm (Chris Haugh, The Atlantic)

Race stil state-sanctioned factor in college admissions (Greg Corombos, WND)

The rise and fall of the white working class (Stephen W. Campbell, History News Network)

The Supreme Court smiles on diversity (Noah Feldman, Bloomberg)

Trump and the ghost of Barry Goldwater (Fred Barnes, The Wall Street Journal)

What black clergy owe gays & lesbians: Why Al Sharpton wants fellow preachers to march in the Pride Parade (Rev. Al Sharpton, New York Daily News)


Artificial intelligence's white guy problem (Kate Crawford, The New York Times)

Bill Maher: Is it really xenophobia if there's something to fear? (Video, Matt Vespa, Town Hall)

Dissecting the Trump mentality (Anthony Vigil-Martinez, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colorado)

Finley: America's political civil war (Nolan Finley, The Detroit Times)

"Ghost town" after dark other issues worry Detroit's next leaders (Carol Cain, Detroit Free Press)

How American politics went insane (Jonathan Rauch, The Atlantic)

In search of the felon-friendly workplace (Mark Obbie, The New York Times)

Jack Daniel's embraces a hidden ingredient: Help from a slave (Clay Risen, The New York Times)

Language and privilege make Detroit schools debacle worse (Stephen Henderson, The Detroit Free Press)

Matthew McConaughey's new movie "Free State of Jones" explores little known chapter of Civil War history (Kirsten Silvern, Inquisitr)

Muslim profiling isn't illegal, unconstitutional, or un-American (Prof. John F. Banzhaf III, Breitbart)

Obama's death sentence for young refugees (Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times)

O.J. Simpson and the counter-revolution of 1968 (Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic)

The racist orgins of the SAT (Gil Troy, The Daily Beast)

Supreme Court upholds race-based discrimination in college admissions (Hans Von Spakovsky, The Patriot Post)

Tamir Rice's family continues to fight for justice on his 14th birthday (Desire Thompson, Vibe)

The Texas slave who conned everyone as a Mexican millionaire (Karl Jacoby, The Daily Beast)

Unseen depression plaguing black communities (Tylissa Hide, Black Matters)

What the world looks like when you look like Obama (William Wan, The Washington Post)

Why Black Lives Matter just pulled out of San Francisco Pride (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Why Black Lives Matter pulled out of San Francisco's gay parade (Christina Beck, The Christian Science Monitor)


Affirmative action isn't just a legal issue. It's also a historical one. (Lee C. Bollinger, The New York Times)

American Indian could become a race designation on NC driver's licenses (Colin Campbell, The News & Obsever, Raleigh, North Carolina)

Are most of America's babies racial minorities? It depends on the study. (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Are there good alternatives to affirmative action? (Emily Deruy, The Atlantic)

Aziz Ansari: Why Trump makes me scared for my family (Aziz Ansari, The New York Times)

Barack Obama, the president of black America? (Michael Eric Dyson, The New York Times)

Black skin matters and the Cleveland Cavaliers had plenty on display (Clinton Yates, The Undefeated)

Boston Latin's racial problems reflect US school resegregation (Josh Kenworthy, The Christian Science Monitor)

The core support for Trump's immigration policies: White Christians (Jack Jenkins, Think Progress)

DC city politics disproportionately "influenced" by rich white men (Steve Birr, The Daily Caller)

Does the Fourth Amendment really protect people of color? (Janae Bonsu, Ebony)

Donald Trump's immigrant mother (Mary Pilon, The New Yorker)

Don't buy the hype: "Orange Is the New Black" was always about "Black Lives Matter" (Aria Velasquez, Laurel Raymond, Carimah Townes, Think Progress)

Embattled whiteness gave us Brexit. It won't give us President Trump. (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Frederick County officials, residents reflect on recent Freddie Gray verdicts (Kelsi Loos, Jeremy Arias, The Frederick News-Post, Maryland)

Freddie Gray and the rush to justice (Steve Chapman, The Chicago Tribune)

Freddie Gray verdict: "A long way from justice" (Video, Miguel Marquez, CNN)

"Free State of Jones" is a lost opportunity (Soraya Nadia McDonald, The Undefeated)

Hillary Clinton: Immigration needs reform, not Trump's bigotry (Video, Hillary Clinton, The Arizona Republic)

How to survive a lynching (Syreeta McFadden, BuzzFeed)

In Freddie Gray trials, Baltimore judge sets high bar for prosecution (Jess Bidgood, The New York Times)

Is what drove Brexit also driving Donald Trump? (Zachary Roth, NBC News)

It's America's future, and they want in (Leder, Lawrence Downes, The New York Times)

The Kenney Administration and the thorny problem of diversity in city government (Cassie Owens, Politifact Pennsylvania)

KING: Darius Robinson, whose neck was broken by Oklahoma authorities, is latest black man arrested for nonviolent crime to end up in a body bag (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Low-priority immigrants still swept up in net of deportation (Julia Preston, The New York Times)

No charges for Texas officer who threw girl, 15, to the ground (Christine Hauser, The New York Times)

A note about Trumpism, from the real America (James Fallows, The Atlantic)

Sotomayor "tells it like it is" & slams racial profiling, illegal search and seizure in scathing dissent (Video, Democracy Now)

Supreme Court has spoken on affirmative action. Now, colleges should boost income diversity (Video, Harold O. Levy, Fox News)

The Supreme Court makes an uneasy but fair decision on affirmative action (Leder, The Washington Post)

The Supreme Court's rebuke to Obama's amnesty (Leder, National Review)

Top Hillary funder previously scrutinized by Muslim groups for racial stereotyping (Joe Schoffstall, The Washington Free Beacon)

We wouldn't need affirmative action if K-12 schools actually worked (Shepard Barbash, The Federalist)

What Abigail Fisher's legal battle reveals about civil rights in this country (Susana Morris, Cosmopolitan)

Why are whites so angry? (Boganmeldelse, Jesse McCarthy, The New York Times)

Why we must stop pushing black athletes to use their platforms (Brando Simeo Starkey, The Undefeated)


Abigail Fisher's Supreme Court loss: A massive blow to mediocre white people coasting on their racial privilege (Amanda Marcotte, Salon)

Affirmative action survives, again (Leder, The New York Times)

After Supreme Court’s Fisher decision: what we need to know about considering race in admissions (Liliana M. Garces, The Conversation)

America's last hope: Can Clinton's reason defeat Trump's rage? (Holger Stark, Der Spiegel English, Tyskland)

Another not guilty verdict in the Freddie Gray case (Clinton Yates, The Undefeated)

Acquittal in Freddie Gray case casts doubts about future trials (Video, Jess Bidgood, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, The New York Times)

Austin's black population growing again (Jack Craver, Austin Monitor, Texas)

Baltimore officer acquitted of murder, other charges in Freddie Gray case (Lynh Bui, Derek Hawkins, LaVendrick Smith, The Washington Post)

Baltimore police union: Mosby should drop charges against all officers in Freddie Gray case (Video, Justin George, The Baltimore Sun)

Baltimore prosecutors must now weigh giving up on Freddie Gray case (Tom Jackman, The Washington Post)

Becoming American in the age of Trump (Sarah Aziza, New Republic)

Bernie Sanders: Here's what we want (Bernie Sanders, The Washington Post)

Black leaders emerge as powerful allies in LGBT fight in South (Letitia Stein, Reuters)

Black woman's assault on "white b----" who yelled N-word in Harlem deli wasn't a hate crime, worker says (Keldy Ortiz, Thomas Tracy, New York Daily News)

Brownface, racial slurs and incest: Yesteryear's pop music would be super offensive today (Shannon Sweet, San Antonio Current, Texas)

Caesar Goodson, Baltimore van driver charged in Freddie Gray death, acquitted (Video, Safia Samee Ali, NBC News)

Census: Despite Latino surge, Asians remain U.S.'s fastest growing racial group (Fox News Latino)

Civil rights complaint alleges discrimination in language immersion programs (Donna St. George, The Washington Post)

Court rules Baltimore officer is not guilty in Freddie Gray murder case (PBS Newshour)

Court's immigration verdict raises election stakes (Alexis Simendinger, Real Clear Politics)

Democrats end House sit-in protest over gun control (Video, Deirdre Walsh, Manu Raju, Eric Bradner, Steven Sloan, CNN)

The dirty secret of Airbnb is that it's really, really white (Alison Griswold, Quartz)

The entire history of diversity at the Emmy Awards (Gazelle Emami, Devon Ivie, Sarah Ruddy, Leslie Shapiro, Vulture)

Evangelical or white nationalist: Does it matter? (Danny Cardwell, dagblog)

If black men want to heal racism's wounds, we can't pretend to be strong all the time (Mychal Denzel Smith, The Nation)

For Obama, Supreme Court defeat upends a legacy on immigration (Video, Michael D. Shear, Trip Gabriel, The New York Times)

Freddie Gray and the limits of courtroom prosecutions (Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor)

Freddie Gray family lawyer expresses frustration (Video, The Baltimore Sun)

Freddie Gray is one of many: how dying in custody is much more common than you think (Lorraine Berry, Raw Story)

"Free State of Jones": Five reasons a 150-year-old story could resonate today (James Rainey, Variety)

Georgetown president is seeking to make amends for 1838 slave sale (Nick Anderson, The Washington Post)

A Google image search result for two black men further proves racial bias in algorithms (Melanie Ehrenkranz, Mic)

In Baltimore, another case closed in Freddie Gray's death (Leder, The Washington Post)

In Freddie Gray case, did justice system fail or prove resilient? (Greg Toppo, USA Today)

Is Orange the New Black Lives Matter? 6 moments when OITNB kept it too real on race (Maiysha Kai, The Root)

"Kick-Ass" pushes for racial, gender diversity by introducing African-American hero under the mask (Diane, Movie News Guide)

"Make America White Again": A politician's billboard ignites uproar (Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post)

Matthew McConaughey on the "vital relevance" of Civil War movie Free State of Jones (Video, Michael Miller, Entertainment Weekly)

The Mosby disgrace continues: Officer Goodson acquitted of all charges in Freddie Gray case (Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review)

Muslim women kicked out of US cafe accused of "civilizational jihad" by lawyer (Nicky Woolf, The Guardian)

Obama: I'm "disappointed" Supreme Court did not uphold my executive action on immigration (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Obama's immigration problem will become someone else's (Leder, Bloomberg)

Obama: Supreme Court immigration decision "takes us further from the country we aspire to be" (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Officer Caesar Goodson acquitted of all counts in Freddie Gray case (Radio, Jennifer Ludden, David Greene, Morning Edition, NPR)

Outcome of officers' trials could impact prosecutor Marilyn Mosby's political career, observers say (Video, Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun)

Police officer who drove Freddie Gray van acquitted, Baltimore community reacts angrily (Video, Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet)

Population of nonwhites grows (Janet Adamy, Paul Overberg, The Wall Street Journal)

Proposed Freddie Gray Justice bill would disband police "jump out boys," empower citizens (Zoe Zellers, Fox5News, Baltimore)

Race discrimination in jury selection (Erwin Chemerinsky, The Orange County Register, Californien)

Residents react to verdict in Freddie Gray's neighborhood (Video, WBAL-TV, Baltimore)

Resignation over Goodson verdict, and the larger problems raised by death of Freddie Gray (Jean Marbella, Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun)

Supreme Court decisions: Affirmative action and immigration (Radio, The Diane Rehm Show, NPR)

A Supreme Court tie all but kills Obama's plans to protect millions of immigrants (Dara Lind, Vox)

Supreme Court upholds affirmative action "plus" policy (Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times)

Supreme Court upholds University of Texas' affirmative action program (Eyder Peralta, NPR)

The true cost (2. del af 4 i serien The Hidden History of the Privatization of Everything, David Dayen, Talking Points Memo)

An unexpected victory for affirmative action (Jeffrey Toobin, The New Yorker)

Van driver in Freddie Gray case found not guilty of murder (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

Were the Freddie Gray trials destined to fail? (Kriston Capps, CityLab)

What Abigail Fisher's affirmative action case was really about (ProPublica, Raw Story)

What defines Trump supporters? Take Republicans, and make them more wary of outsiders. (Aaron Blake, The Washington Post)

Why Free State of Jones isn't just another white savior movie (Rebecca Onion, Slate)

Young Texans make up most diverse generation (Alexa Ura, Lindsay Carbonelli, The Texas Tribune)


4 Supreme Court cases that made it nearly impossible to sue the police for racial bias (Erika Eichelberger, Fusion)

Addressing racial climate at Boston Latin, Boston public schools (Radio, Kathleen McNerney, Meghna Chakrabarti, WBUR, Boston)

Airbnb, Intel and Lyft are among 30 tech companies pledging to boost diversity within their ranks (Ina Fried, Recode)

Autopsy: Caddo County inmate died after jailers strangled him (Cary Aspinwall, Dylan Goforth, The Frontier, Tulsa, Oklahoma)

A better way of looking at immigrant assimilation (Elena Gooray, Pacific Standard)

"The Birth of a Nation" finally has an official trailer (Video, Andrea Mandell, USA Today)

Boston Latin headmaster resigns amidst racial controversy (Kyle Scott Clauss, Boston Magazine)

City manager: Racial disparity, satisfaction with police continued problem (Caitlin Campbell, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri)

Confederate flag-waving man arrested after pointing shotgun at black woman, vandalizing car (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

Donald Trump and hyphenated America (G. Murphy Donovan, American Thinker)

The "Dreamers" Obama spared from deportation: What are they dreaming about? (Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times)

Fairness for black travelers (Laura W. Murphy, AFRO)

First click: The OJ Simpson documentary made me rethink racism (Thomas Ricker, The Verge)

From Orlando to New York City, queer Latino immigrants ask "what's next?" (Esther Wang, BuzzFeed)

The General Assembly has declined to address South Carolina's woes (Dwayne Green, Charleston City Paper, South Carolina)

The gut-wrenching history of black babies and alligators (Domonique Foxworth, The Undefeated)

How Donald Trump is making it harder for immigrants to integrate into America (Dara Lind, Vox)

How one city rakes in millions from arresting black people for petty crimes (Mark Gimein, Fusion)

Is white rage driving our racial divide? (Pamela Newkirk, The Washington Post)

Jeter and Obama make a great combo for interviews (Video, Clinton Yates, The Undefeated)

LGBT people of color alienated by San Francisco Pride's plan for more police (Julia Carrie Wong, The Guardian)

Matthew McConaughey can't stop being a badass white savior in The Free State of Jones (Ijeoma Oluo, The Stranger, Seattle)

My four months as a private prison guard (Shane Bauer, Mother Jones)

Native American cyclists wrapping up Trail of Tears ride (Video, KFOR, Oklahoma)

Officers in Freddie Gray case sue Mosby, Maj. Samuel Cogen, alleging false arrest (Video, Jeff Abell, Fox5News, Baltimore, Maryland)

Ohio's medical marijuana law looks out for minorities, but is it unconstitutional? (Julie Carr Smyth, The Cannabist)

Rep Sweats, or, 'I don't know if I like this, but I need it to win' (Podcast, Kat Chow, Code Switch, NPR)

The origins of the term "Affirmative Action" (Jackie Mansky, Smithsonian)

The "People v. O.J. Simpson" cast connected with their characters - and each other (Yvonne Villarreal, Los Angeles Times)

Purification of America (Walter E. Williams, Town Hall)

"Queen Sugar" trailer: A funeral brings family home in Ava DuVernay's Oprah Winfrey Network series (Video, Michael Nordine, IndieWire)

Racism and the rise of Trump (Douglas McAdam, The American Prospect)

Report: "Racial rules" widen economic inequality for African Americans (Nathalie Baptiste, The American Prospect)

Sheriff's commander: Office had minimal role in Freddie Gray investigation (Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun)

Sorry Trump: For some of us racial profiling has always been an issue (Ingrid Vasquez, The Huffington Post)

Trump's America (The Nation, Pakistan)

Unfair "fair housing" (Howard Husock, City Journal)

An uproar over "Orange Is the New Black" shows the problem with diversity (Ellen McGirt, Fortune)

What to expect with the Goodson verdict (Video, The Baltimore Sun)

Why Donald Trump is wrong on racial profiling (Elias J. Atienza, The Libertarian Republic)

Yellen calls widening racial wealth gap "extremely disturbing" (Craig Torres, Bloomberg)


America's real racists (John Perazzo, FrontPage Mag)

Are traffic stops prone to racial bias? (Vignesh Ramachandran, Katie Kramon, The Marshall Project)

Baltimore police van driver's case now in judge's hands (Juliet Linderman, Associated Press)

#BlackTwitterDate is one of the best love stories of the year (Video, Clinton Yates, The Undefeated)

Brooklyn voter purge hit Hispanics hardest (Radio, Brigid Bergin, John Keefe, Jenny Ye, WNYC, New York)

California tribes give U.S. Senate race the cold shoulder (Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times)

Commentary: "Black and proud:" From Black Power to Black Lives Matter (Peniel E. Joseph, Reuters)

Could profiling prevent another Orlando shooting? (Story Hinckley, The Christian Science Monitor)

The damage has been done: As Trump barrels toward defeat, he's dragging the GOP to the extreme right on race (Amanda Marcotte, Salon)

Donald Trump's anti-semitic mob came for me (Michael Weiss, The Daily Beast)

Do the Ivys discriminate against Asian-Americans? (Video, Elizabeth Slattery, Newsweek)

Federal appeals court skeptical of North Carolina voting restrictions (Richard Wolf, USA Today)

Fed pressed on questions of diversity (David Harrison, The Wall Street Journal)

"Ferguson effect" behind increase in murders in U.S. cities, study finds (Richard A. Webster, The New Orleans Times-Picayune, Louisiana)

Future imperfect (Jesse Washington, The Undefeated)

Here's yet another campaign ad implying police brutality protests are a bad thing (Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

A home after prison (Nicholas Turner, The New York Times)

How "Good Morning America" calling a popular Kermit the Frog meme "Tea Lizard" whitewashes Black Twitter's comedic genius (Charles Pulliam-Moore, Fusion)

How Harvard set the model for affirmative action in college admissions (Nick Anderson, The Washington Post)

How Janet Yellen is embracing the Fed's role in racial justice (Daniel Marans, The Huffington Post)

How racial prejudice helps drive opposition to gun control (Alexandra Filindra, The Washington Post)

An illegal immigrant tried to kill Donald Trump. This is a big deal, no? (Jim Geraghty, National Review)

Is mass incarceration destroying American communities? (Heather Mac Donald, National Review)

Is racism still prevalent in football? (Nathan Beaucage, Baltimore Beatdown, Maryland)

Missouri interim president discusses racial discord, future (Associated Press)

Natalie Moore: What do I teach my baby about race? (Natalie Y. Moore, Chicago Sun-Times)

People of color will be majority working class by 2032 (Stacey Tisdale, Black Enterprise)

Prof. John Banzhaf: Donald Trump's Muslim immigration freeze "certainly not unconstitutional" (John Hayward, Breitbart)

A radical idea to compensate black homeowners harmed by racial bias (Emily Badger, The Washington Post)

The real reason GMA's "tea lizard" tweet was problematic (Rembert Browne, New York Magazine)

Reintroducing Bobby Kennedy and his legacy (Larry Tye, The American Prospect)

Report: Racial and gender discrimination rampant at Obama-Warren consumer agency (Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine)

Slamming shut America's door (Leder, The New York Times)

Sonia Sotomayor's devastating defense of civil liberties (Scott Lemieux, The Week)

A space for black voices (Gillian B. White, The Atlantic)

They dared to register blacks to vote, and the KKK killed them: A 52-year-old case is closed - unsolved (Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times)

Trump once had a dream. He would start over again as "an educated black." About that... (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Two black members of Congress "condemn" racism on Airbnb, pressure CEO (Lauren Victoria Burke, NBC News)

What makes a person "truly" black? The complicated intersection of genetics and race (Sil Lai Abrams, The Huffington Post)

What would Trump fascism look like? A look at a dystopian future (History News Network, Raw Story)

White TV anchor fired after racial comments fights back with discrimination lawsuit (Katie Mettler, The Washington Post)

Why do all the Snapchat filters try to make you look white? (Vrinda Jagota, Complex)

Why North Carolina's voting law hits low-wage workers hardest (Zachary Roth, NBC News)

Why the racial wealth gap harms everyone - even whites (Rebecca Adamson, Rose Brewer, Betsy Leondar-Wright, Meizhu Lui, Bárbara Robles, Slate)


331 immigrants arrested in Midwest deportation raids (Jorge Rivas, Fusion)

Attorney Brown on Officer Goodson trial closing statements (Video, The Baltimore Sun)

Black Lives Matter co-founder wants to live in "a world where all lives matter" (Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

California's newest fault line (Troy Senik, City Journal)

Donald Trump on Obama sympathizing with Muslim world: "It's not a question of thinking, it's facts" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Editorial: A police department that reflects Chicago long overdue (Leder, Chicago Sun-Times)

Ending inmate isolation: Inside the battle to stop solitary confinement in America (Video, Gabrielle Canon, Medium)

For minorities, pain is severe decade after housing peaked (Josh Boak (Associated Press)

From Shirley Chisholm to Hillary Clinton (Rev. Al Sharpton, The Huffington Post)

A GOP Congressman wants to defund the Harriet Tubman $20 bill. Really. (Zach Carter, The Huffington Post)

Guest post: The "low-hanging fruit" of police reform (Nick Selby, The Washington Post)

Harassment is still prevalent in the American workplace, report says (Rosalie Chan, Motto)

How East Harlem wrote its own development plan (Oscar Perry Abello, Next City)

In an attempt to stem abuses, the Border Patrol gets a new chief - from the FBI (Brian Bennett, Los Angeles Times)

In its strongest season so far, "Orange Is the New Black" yells "Say her name!" (Soraya Nadia McDonald, The Undefeated)

Invoking racial justice at the U.S. Supreme Court (Noah Feldman, Bloomberg)

It's not now, nor was it ever, President Obama's job to cure racism (Michael Arceneaux, The Root)

Judge denies motion to allow black woman to avoid jail time for sending fake threatening tweets to black students (Tanasia Kenney, Atlanta Black Star)

Kendrick Johnson case closed with no charges filed (Christian Boone, The Atlanta Journal Constitution)

Michael Eric Dyson is wrong: Violence in Cleveland will solve nothing (David Marcus, The Federalist)

Mourning for victims in Charleston & Orlando isn't enough. We must commit to acting together to build a safe, just & equitable society (George Gresham, The Huffington Post)

"The Obama effect" on the names of African American babies (Science Daily)

O.J. Made in America & the war on non-white identity (David Shreve, Audiences Everywhere)

Orange Is the New Black is trauma porn written for white people [spoiler] (Ashleigh Shackelford, Wear Your Voice)

"Orange Is the New Black" star talks taking on Black Lives Matter, her character's tragic fate (Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter)

Page & perspective: A young black man's education in the age of Obama (Christina Sturdivant, DCist)

Read Sonia Sotomayor's atomic bomb of a dissent slamming racial profiling and mass imprisonment (Mark Joseph Stern, Slate)

Report: Racial and gender discrimination plagues Obama's model consumer agency (Richard Pollock, The Daily Caller)

The Republican Party's white strategy (Peter Beinart, The Atlantic)

Sonia Sotomayor just told us all the truth about illegal traffic stops (Brittany Packett, The Guardian)

State of black America: Where we stand on housing & education (Natalie Meade, NewsOne)

Trump "hates" the idea of racial profiling but is okay with racially profiling Muslims (Tara Golshan, Vox)

Trump's temporary Muslim ban shows he's serious about defeating radical Islam (Ying Ma, The National Interest)

Under our skin (Projekt, The Seattle Times)

What new hiring methods say about Wall Street's diversity problem (Rhett Andrew Brymer, Fortune)

Where is the Uncle Tom's Cabin of gun control? (Rebecca Onion, Slate)

White lies, black sheep: Rape culture and racial privilege (Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T., The Huffington Post)

Why did white workers leave the Democratic Party? (Judith Stein, Jacobin)

Why diversity programs fail (Frank Dobbin, Alexandra Kalev, Harvard Business Review)

Why Trump is wrong on "political correctness" (Julian Zelizer, CNN)

Zoe Saldana on Nina Simone backlash: "There is no one way to be black" (Benjamin Lee, The Guardian)


Airbnb vows to fight racism, but its users can't sue to prompt fairness (Katie Benner, The New York Times)

The cultural roots of crime (David Frum, The Atlantic)

Donald Trump calls for profiling to stop terrorists (Jonathan Mahler, The New York Times)

Donald Trump is setting the wrong things free (Keel Hunt, The Tennessean)

Growing up Robinson, Clemente, Yonamine: Lessons from baseball's pioneers (Doug Glanville, ESPN)

How has the Confederate flag lasted so long in Mississippi? (Gretel Kauffman, The Christian Science Monitor)

JUSTICE: Judge sends black activist to jail for hoax death threats to black students, faculty (Eric Owens, The Daily Caller)

Landmark Affirmative Action ruling nears, and these two justices take wildly different stances (Kevin Daley, The Daily Caller)

LGBT Latinos count the cost of the Orlando massacre (Tim Teeman, The Daily Beast)

Police killings of Native Americans must end (Albert Bender, The Tennessean)

Racism is learned behavior (Mark E. Andersen, Daily Kos)

The real story: Young Muslims react to Orlando (Al Terzi, Jenn Bernstein, Fox61, Hartford, Connecticut)

Trump: "I hate the concept of profiling," but we "have to do it" (Gabby Morrongiello, Washington Examiner)

Trump is right on profiling (Roger L. Simon, PJ Media)

Trump: Profiling Muslims is something America should do, "it's not the worst thing" (Ken Meyer, Mediaite)

When Ralph Ellison and Gordon Parks took on Harlem (Nicolaus Mills, The Daily Beast)


Black Americans incarcerated five times more than white people - report (Nicole Puglise, The Guardian)

Charleston Strong: A rallying cry in a time of mourning (Abigail Darlington, Derrek Asberry Paul Bowers, The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)

For Latino community, nightclub shooting left gaping loss (Kate Santich, Carolina Salazar, The Orlando Sentinel, Florida)

Going there: 50 years after the Chicago Freedom Movement (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

How Syfy is leading the charge with imagining diverse futures (Andrew Liptak, Gizmodo)

Is white America blind on racism, or just playing dumb? (Clive Myrie, The Guardian)

Juneteenth celebrations evolve, but carry the same message of unity and freedom (Elise Schmeizer, The Washington Post)

Many what-ifs in Donald Trump's plan for migrants (Julia Preston, The New York Times)

My father, the hero, the patriarch (Lilian Min, The Establishment)

Racial undercurrents inflame Uber fight over background checks (David McCabe, The Hill)

The year identity politics failed (John Aylon, The Daily Beast)

Was a black teen's hanging death a hate crime? The FBI answers, two years later (Ed Pilkington, The Guardian)

While the Confederate flag has been furled, debate over it still fluttering (Gavin Jackson, Robert Behre, The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)


America is not ready to face the truth of racism (William H. Lamar IV, The Undefeated)

Americans now think it's okay to say what they really think about race (Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post)

Analysis: A year after Charleston massacre, hate strikes Orlando (Trymaine Lee, NBC News)

"Art is dangerous": Ta-Nehisi Coates, Toni Morrison, and Sonia Sanchez in conversation (Constance Grady, Vox)

At memorial for Charleston shooting, a call for "meaningful action" on guns (Michael Schwirtz, Chris Dixon, The New York Times)

"Ban the box" helps ex-cons find work, but may hurt prospects for law-abiding blacks (Brandon Ellington Patterson, Mother Jones)

Brooklyn's private Jewish patrols wield power, some call them bullies. (Alan Feuer, The New York Times)

Byron York: A rational reading of Trump's Muslim proposals (Byron York, The Washington Examiner)

Charleston and America, one year later (Allyson Hobbs, The New Yorker)

Clinton mourns anniversary of Charleston shooting (Mark Hensch, The Hill)

Commentary: Can exploiting fears work for Trump? We'll find out. (Bill Schneider, Reuters)

Confederate flag is in retreat - but still gives voice to rebel yell of white anxiety (Matthew Teague, The Guardian)

Donald Trump's criticism of Judge Curiel was racist, but precisely how? (Vikram David Amar, Verdict)

Fact check: Trump's baseless assimilation claim (Robert Farley, FactCheck.org)

Forgiveness in the wake of the Charleston shooting does not absolve America of racism (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Freddie Gray case: Defense rests in trial of Officer Caesar Goodson after brief testimony from fellow officer (Justin Fenton, Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun)

The hate that remains, a year after Charleston (Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker)

How do you end racism? Start with a conversation (Liz Dwyer, Take Part)

In oversight of Chicago police, IPRA gives victims false sense of justice (Jodi S. Cohen, Dan Hinkel, Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Tribune)

Meet the shock troops of Trump's America (Arun Gupta, Raw Story)

A message from Joe Scarborough: Trump dividing America into "racial and religious ghettos" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Never forget: We are Charleston (Valerie Jarrett, The White House)

Norman Lewis exhibit explores art, race (Rick Brettell, The Dallas Morning News)

Officer: Helping Emanuel campaign unrelated to getting elite police detail (Lolly Bowean, Chicago Tribune)

Officer's murder trial in Freddie Gray death turns on "rough ride" (Jess Bidgood, The New York Times)

O.J. trial exposed blatant racism inside U.S. police departments (LZ Granderson, The Undefeated)

O.J. was the lesser of two evils (Michael Wilson, The Undefeated)

One year after the massacre - racial healing or business as usual? (Barney Blakeney, The Charleston Chronicle, South Carolina)

"Orange Is the New Black" is still imperfect, and still special (Kevin Fallon, The Daily Beast)

Orange Is the New Black's Samira Wiley on Poussey's devastating scene, Black Lives Matter, and looking straight into the camera (Maria Elena Fernandez, Vulture)

The state of the Confederacy, one year after the Charleston shooting (Carimah Townes, Think Progress)

A theology of love and hate: From Charleston to Orlando (Jim Wallis, The Huffington Post)

WaPo says "Americans" (i.e. white Americans" now think it's OK to say what they really think about race. And that's bad. (James Fulford, VDARE.com)

We Are Charleston: The Mother Emanuel church shooting a year later (Allison Keyes, The Root)

What Charleston looks like, a year after the church shooting (Marya Hannun, The Washington Post)

What we've failed to learn about mass shootings fueled by hate (Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

Why all Americans should celebrate Juneteenth (Volney Gay, TIME)

Why "transcending race" is a lie (Greg Howard, The New York Times Magazine)

A year after Charleston shooting, divides remain (William Gallo, Voice of America)

A year after the Charleston massacre, the only thing gone from South Carolina's racism is a flag (Lilly Workneh, Sebastian Murdock, The Huffington Post)

A year later, families of the Charleston shooting victims still wrestle with forgiveness. (Bob Smietana, The Washington Post)


Black Caucus members "deeply concerned" by race allegations against Airbnb (David McCabe, The Hill)

Can Muslims be Americans? (Reihan Salam, Slate)

Congressional Black Caucus demands Bill O'Reilly apologize for saying he wants to "slap" Rep. Jim Clyburn (Media Matters)

Could removing Brock Turner's judge hurt poor and minority defendants? (Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project)

Defining, and proclaiming, a new black power (Wesley Morris, The New York Times)

DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures (David A. Lieb, Associated Press)

Donald Trump's four decades of racism (Ari Rabin-Havt, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump’s strategy centers on working-class whites, but even they don’t like him (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Few, if any, minority senior execs in Trump's empire (Jeff Horwitz, Jake Pearson, Associated Press)

Happy birthday, Tupac (Clinton Yates, The Undefeated)

The hate that remains after Charleston (Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker)

Heed Trump's warning (Rich Lowry, Politico)

Here's "what's going on" with Muslims (Uri Friedman, The Atlantic)

How Cincinnati salvaged the nation's most dangerous neighborhood (Colin Woodard, Politico)

How has Orlando changed us? (Patrik Jonsson, Jessica Mendoza, Josh Kenworthy, The Christian Science Monitor)

How the construct of race deforms our understanding of Christ (Reggie L. Williams, Sojourners)

How will we remember black women on the anniversary of the Charleston shooting? (Chad Williams, The Conversation)

Inside the mind of white America (Video, BBC News)

Is Gone with the Wind's nostalgia for slavery acceptable? (Rafia Zakaria, The Guardian)

Jury finds no racial bias in Rahm Emanuel's security team (Associated Press, ABC News)

Lawsuit filed after white schoolboys allegedly drag black classmate with a rope (Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Malcolm Graham: A year after Charleston, no fewer guns - just more pain for my family (Malcolm Graham, The Charlotte Observer)

Oakland police need a reformer from the outside (Leder, San Francisco Chronicle)

O.J.: Made in America is vital storytelling (David Sims, The Atlantic)

Omar Mateen, American monster (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

The preacher who took on the police (Erick Trickey, Politico)

Stokely Carmichael's call for "black power" spoke real truth to a flawed nation (Peniel Joseph, The Undefeated)

The street that riots couldn't kill (Fotos, Mark Peterson, Nicole Narea, Politico)

There is a stunning gap between the number of white and black inmates in America's prisons (Caroline Simon, Business Insider)

Toni Morrison, Sonia Sanchez, Ta-Nehisi Coates talk art, activism at rare gathering (Vida Weisblum, New York Observer)

Trump's racial and ethnic hierarchy: Blacks v. Mexicans and Muslims (Julianne Hing, The Nation)

Understand Chicago, understand rising urban crime (Pete Saunders, Forbes)

A vote for Trump is a vote for racism (Frank Sharry, Black Star News)

Whitewashing the Orlando shooting victims only makes LGBTQ people of color more vulnerable to violence (Michelle Garcia, Vox)


American horror story (Jared Yates Sexton, New Republic)

A Caucasian's guide to Spades (Michael Harriot, Deadspin)

Chicago police review agency recommends firing officer who allegedly called Obama the n-word (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

CIA reports reveal what happened in the death of a detainee who wasn't sufficiently "broken" (Jason Leopold (Vice, Business Insider)

A class on poverty and discrimination, in the year of Sanders (Rich Barlow, Boston University Today)

Cop's Obama slur shows Chicago police need better anti-discrimination rules, IPRA says (Jodi S. Cohen, Chicago Tribune)

Did the Mother Emanuel tragedy change anything? (Will Moredock, Charleston City Paper, South Carolina)

Disrupting power and defending Connecticut's black lives (Dan Fischer, CounterPunch)

Favorability of Trump's GOP lowest in Bloomberg poll's history (John McCormick, Bloomberg)

Federal officials ignored years of internal warnings about deaths at private prisons (Seth Freed Wessler, The Nation)

Fired cop holds up black girlfriend to prove he's not racist (Video, CBS News)

How Chicago's streets became the Wild West (Heather Mac Donald, The Wall Street Journal)

I come from Mississippi (Duvalier Malone, Jackson Free Press, Mississippi)

If we're really in the midst of an "opioid epidemic" - we're reacting in just the wrong way (Susan Sered (The Influence), Raw Story)

My mom was killed in the Charleston shooting. Executing Dylann Roof won't bring her back. (Sharon Risher, Vox)

New Jersey prisons have the highest rates of racial disparity in the U.S., report finds (Shaundra Selvaggi, Atlanta Black Star)

The problem with the way we talk - and write - about Muslims and terrorism (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Several things that the Republican Party gets wrong about race (Raynard Jackson, The Seattle Medium)

Stanford big data study finds racial disparities in Oakland, Calif., police behavior, offers solutions (Clifton B. Parker, Stanford News)

Study slams troubled Oakland police department for racial bias (Video, PBS Newshour)

There's no equivalence here: Trump is far more disliked than Clinton (Greg Sargent, The Washington Post)

Trump's unrecognizable America (Benjamin Wallace-Wells, The New Yorker)

We must march on Cleveland (Michael Eric Dyson, New Republic)

What happened in Latasha Harlins' case? The teen was connected to O.J. Simpson in a couple of ways (Sage Young, Bustle)

What happened to the Civil Rights Movement after 1965? Don't ask your textbook (Adam Sanchez, Common Dreams)


1943 race riot ignites in Beaumont, Texas (Daryl Worthington, New Historian)

At a historic meeting, Southern Baptists may consider opposing Confederate flag (Julie Zauzmer, The Washington Post)

Black-ish's Tracee Ellis Ross on being a sitcom mom, her own mother, and her alter egos (Carl Swanson, Vulture)

Bridging race divide: 1 year after Emanuel 9 (Louise Lawarre, Henry Zorn, Cincinnati.com)

The Chicago Freedom Movement: Then and now (Radio, Michel Martin, NPR)

The complicated pain of America's queer Muslims (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Diversity in America: Where languages other than English are most spoken (Christina Lavingia, Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

Does God recognize race? (Robert Benz, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump and the white vote (Lawrence J. Fedewa, The Washington Times)

Donald Trump's idea of what "American" means is itself un-American (Dara Lind, Vox)

Donald Trump's new favorite slogan was invented for Nazi sympathizers (Eric Rauchway, The Washington Post)

Fact-checking the Clinton and Trump speeches after Orlando (Glenn Kessler, Michelle Ye Hee Lee, The Washington Post)

How far we haven't come? Racial disparities in education today (Beth Stone, Brookings)

Inside the green room (Jarek Paul Ervin, Jacobin)

Is Donald Trump an actual fascist? (T.A. Frank, Vanity Fair)

New 5-part series considers the "perfect perversity" of the O.J. Simpson case (Radio, Fresh Air, NPR)

O.J. Simpson didn't want to be associated with black America. Then he came to symbolize it (Maxwell Strachan, The Huffington Post)

One year after Charleston, Confederate flag debate rages on (Video, William Tomer, USA Today)

The Orlando massacre's Latino angle must not be erased (Tony Varona, The Huffington Post)

The Orlando shooting was not a vindication of police militarization (Radley Balko, The Washington Post)

This rapper might be America's next evangelical leader (Michelle Boorstein, The Washington Post)

Southern Baptists oppose Confederate flag, talk racial unity (Travis Loller (Associated Press), ABC News)

The trouble with diversity (Benn Michaels (Thought Matters), The Huffington Post)

Undocumented victims of Orlando shooting fade unique challenges and fears (Jorge Rivas, Rafa Fernandez De Castro, Fusion)

When black and white children grow apart (Melinda D. Anderson, The Atlantic)

Who gets to be black and seen? (Natasha Lennard, Fusion)

Why Hillary has never apologized for welfare reform (Bryce Covert, The Atlantic)


All 4 of this year's major Tony Awards went to black actors (Isis Briones, Teen Vogue)

Cedric Robinson, author of black Marxism, died this month to little fanfare, but not before he changed my life (Lawrence Ware, The Root)

Donald Trump: Americans who don't report their suspicious neighbors should be "brought to justice" (Christina Wilkie, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump is the fearmonger Republicans have been waiting for (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Donald Trump just made a very serious suggestion about President Obama and terrorism (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Fresh Off the Boat: Beyond racial stereotypes (Alison de Souza, The Straits Times, Singapore)

The ghosting of O.J. Simpson (Jason Reid, The Undefeated)

The GOP's dance with the devil (Jon Perr, Daily Kos)

Hillary vs. Trump is a national identity election (Ian Reifowitz, The Huffington Post)

How a Utah county silenced Native American voters - and how Navajos are fighting back (Krista Langlois, High Country News)

How insane work hours became a mark of American privilege (Jeff Spross, The Week)

In Orlando, political correctness may have trumped credible warnings (Mark Hemingway, The Weekly Standard)

It's possible to train your brain to be less racist. Here's how. (David Matthews, Fusion)

King-Lee holiday still a thorn (Adam Aton, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

Libertarians are more racially diverse than some may realize (Emily Ekins, Cato Institute)

Millennials bringing more racial diversity to libertarianism (Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Reason)

Muslim, Asian-American LGBTQ advocates call for love, solidarity after Orlando shooting (Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, NBC News)

Orlando Jews call for unity with Muslims as nation reels from massacre (Nathan Guttman, Forward)

The Orlando shooter, Donald Trump and the wave of hatred gripping our country (Petula Dvorak, The Washington Post)

Preschool suspensions are made worse by racial disparities (Joe Davidson, The Washington Post)

Read Donald Trump's most inflammatory speech yet on Muslims and immigration (Tara Golshan, Vox)

Roger Stone: It's time America got some answers about Huma Abedin (Roger Stone, Breitbart)

SCOTUS could issue major ruling on Affirmative Action this week (Damon Root, Reason)

Sharpton's rush to judgment smeared all Staten Islanders (editorial) (Leder, Staten Island Advance, New York)

Should police body camera footage be public record? (Kate Wheeling, Pacific Standard)

Trump and racism are not just Republican creations (Sampad Patnaik, The Wire, Indien)

Trump's angry broadside against Muslims and immigration (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Trump smearing Obama with innuendo over Muslims and Orlando is a new low - even for him (Leder, Los Angeles Times)

Why the whiteness of the American media is everyone's problem (Howard W. French, The Guardian)

Will Trump's anti-Latino statements hurt the GOP? Here's what we can learn from LBJ and Goldwater. (Eric Schickler, The Washington Post)


1 year after church shooting, much is the same in Charleston (Jeffrey Collins, Jonathan Drew (Associated Press), ABC News)

80 percent of GOP voters say Trump's racist comments are "totally fine" (Rmuse, PoliticusUSA)

Bankole: Trump's America will validate racism (Bankole Thompson, The Detroit News)

Bigots are yelling for black people to "go back to Africa!" - But what does it mean? And is it possible to return? (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Clinton, Obama prove Democratic dependence on nonwhites (Bill Barrow, Associated Press)

Department of Education report shows racial disparity in student suspensions (Radio, Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR)

Editorial: Double-down on the desegregation program. Don't end it. (Leder, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Eric Holder: Fingerprinting is racist (Debra J. Saunders, Town Hall)

Five more O.J. docs to watch after O.J.: Made in America (Laura Bradley, Vanity Fair)

For Donald Trump, demographics really could be his destiny: Tony May (Tony May, PennLive/The Patriot News, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)

It was 49 years ago today: Supreme Court rejects anti-interracial marriage laws (National Constitution Center, Constitution Daily)

Muhammad Ali knocks out the Confederacy (Michael Daly, The Daily Beast)

New details in OJ Simpson case reveal the defense exploited racial tensions (Video, ABC News)

Obama gives orders to forcibly urbanize: "If HUD gets its way, small town America will literally disappear" (Tom Tillison, BizPac Review)

Reflections on Loving Day (Noah S. Leavitt, The Huffington Post)


Donald Trump's "Pocahontas" attack on Elizabeth Warren leaves GOP struggling to defend him (Matea Gold, Karoun Demirjian, Mike DeBonis, Chicago Tribune)

ESPN's epic new O.J. Simpson documentary will challenge the way you think about race in America (Edwin Rios, Mother Jones)

The G.O.P.'s Latino crucible (Leder, The New York Times)

Identity politics: Krugman gets one right (John C. Goodman, Town Hall)

If Donald Trump's a racist, then so is the Slate writer who criticized him (Paul Mulshine, The New Jersey Star Ledger)

Is it a crime to be poor? (Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times)

Lynching law created to protect blacks used against protester: Column (Shanelle Matthews, USA Today)

Muhammad Ali is dead; his biggest fight continues (Tre Johnson, Philadelphia Magazine)

Muhammad Ali kissed me once (Podcast, Karen Grigsby Bates, Code Switch, NPR)

No one knows how Latinos will vote in 2016 (Priscilla Alvarez, The Atlantic)

"O.J.:  Made in America" charts Simpson's rise and fall (Radio, Eric Deggans, Michel Martin, All Things Considered, NPR)

O.J. Simpson trial prosecutor recalls "deeper" racial angle in case (New York Daily News)

Race, activism, and Hillary Clinton at Wellesley (Charles Bethea, The New Yorker)

Racial divides remain deep after Emanuel AME Church, Walter Scott shootings (Jennifer Berry Hawes, The Charleston Post and Courier, South Carolina)

Republicans who chuckled at Fauxcahontas jokes are suddenly aghast at Trump (Jazz Shaw, Hot Air)

Rev. Jesse Jackson back in the game with Hillary Clinton (Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times)

Rev. Jesse Jackson endorses Hillary Clinton for president (Christopher Doering, USA Today)

Unauthorized immigrants are now able to buy health insurance in California (Brendan O'Brien (Reuters), Business Insider)

When did white men become the bad guys in America? (John Hawkins, Town Hall)

"White Rage" undermines black citizens, author writes (Boganmeldelse, Repps Hudson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)


Army reserve officer threatens to kill Muslims at North Carolina mosque (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Carson says Trump knows judge attack was wrong (Kyle Cheney, Politico)

Criminal justice reform must be top priority in Tennessee (Brenda Gilmore, The Tennessean)

The Daily Trail: Trump, and the GOP's "Pocahontas" problem (Rebecca Sinderbrand, The Washington Post)

Democratic National Committee's political director departs (Abby Phillip, Ed O'Keefe, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump: "I am the least racist person" (Marc Fisher, The Washington Post)

The Donald Trump plan to prove he's completely not racist (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

'Don't be a thug' — what a disgraceful narrative (Rachel Wannarka, Jason Sole, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota)

Exclusive - Donald Trump plans to continue GOP legacy of leading on women's, civil rights against racist, sexist Democrats (Matthew Boyle, Breitbart)

Freddie Gray died from "rough ride," prosecutors assert (Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Jess Bidgood, The New York Times)

Google faulted for racial bias in image search results for black teenagers (Ben Guarino, The Washington Post)

"He stood up for African-American men like no other" (Jerry Bembry, The Undefeated)

Marcia Clark, Carl Douglas reflect on the O.J. Simpson documentary, trial (Video, Lesley Messer, ABC News)

Martin Luther King in Connecticut: Closer to a promised land (Clay Risen, The New York Times)

Meet the man who has finally explained O.J. Simpson to the world (Eric Hynes, The Washington Post)

Muhammad Ali's final resting place will be among Confederates, Col. Sanders (James Higdon, The Washington Post)

Muhammad Ali redefined black masculinity in America (Michael Eric Dyson, Vice)

Nekima Levy-Pounds: Justice in Jamar Clark case meant police trial (Rubén Rosario, Twin Cities-Pioneer Press, Minnesota)

Ole Miss adding slavery info to plaque by Confederate statue (Emily Wagster Pettus (Associated Press), ABC News)

One man's quest for Loving Day, a holiday for multiracial Americans (Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times)

Paul Krugman: This election will come down to the “racial animus” and “the rage of white men” (Scott Eric Kaufman, Salon)

Playing offense on voting rights (Jamila Michener, The American Prospect)

Police killings get a lof of attention - so should police beatings (Clint Smith, Vox)

Romney warns Trump's rhetoric could lead to "trickle-down racism" (Philip Rucker, The Washington Post)

The selling out of Abraham Lincoln (Jeffrey Lord, The American Spectator)

"Three black teenagers" or "three white teenagers": Is Google a reflection of society? (Kim McLendon, Inquisitr)

Trump gets it. The GOP doesn't (Sally Zelikovsky, American Thinker)

Trump offers tongue-in-cheek apology for Pocahontas remark - to Pocahontas (Laura Vozzella, Fenit Nirappil, The Washington Post)

A Trump presidency just got a lot less likely - and a lot more terrifying (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ attack leaves fellow Republicans squirming (again) (Matea Gold, Karoun Demirjian, Mike DeBonis, The Washington Post)

University students, alumni fight for growth in Asian American Studies (Video, Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, NBC News)

The voting habits of Americans like you (Nate Cohn, Amanda Cox, The New York Times)

What happens when you design a school to be diverse? (Miriam Hall, Slate)

Why are white people so pessimistic about the economy? (Ben Casselman, FiveThirtyEight)

Will they stay or will they go? (Sarah Carr, Slate)

You can't be for and against Trump (Eugene Robinson, Real Clear Politics)


About Trump, the judge, La Raza and the border-bashers (Bud Kennedy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas)

America: History's exception (Victor Davis Hanson, Town Hall)

America needs more black men leading its classrooms (Dani McClain, Slate)

Ann Coulter’s false equivalence: Trump isn’t racist for calling out “Mexican” judge — people complain about all-white juries all the time (Scott Eric Kaufman, Salon)

Appeals court upholds dismissal of lawsuit in Ferguson case (Jim Suhr, Associated Press)

Black voters gave Hillary Clinton a big win — but she would probably have won anyway (Philip Bump, The Washington Post

The Cathedral and the Confederacy (Marina Koren, The Atlantic)

Choosing a school for my daughter in a segregated city (Nikole Hannah-Jones, The New York Times Magazine)

David Duke defends Trump, blames Jews for judge criticism (Nick Gass, Politico)

Donald Trump is a racist. Not a dog-whistler but a consistent, reliable white supremacist (Todd Gitlin (BillMoyers.com), Salon)

Donald Trump's racism actually makes it impossible for him to get the working-class vote (Emily Peck, The Huffington Post)

ESPN’s ‘O.J.: Made in America’ is nothing short of a towering achievement (Tv-anmeldelse, Hank Stuever, The Washington Post)

Families talk to hospital after volunteer's racial tirade (Tom Foreman Jr. (Associated Press), ABC News)

The history of privatization (1. del af 4 i serien The Hidden History of the Privatization of Everything, Donald Cohen, Talking Points Memo)

How does Donald Trump stack up against American literature's fictional dictators? Pretty well, actually. (Carlos Lozada, The Washington Post)

How much will Trump cost the Republican Party (Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic)

How racial gerrymandering deprives black people of political power (Kim Soffen, The Washington Post)

Life in the pressure cooker (Laura Moser, Slate)

Muhammad Ali and the complexity of black identity (Michael A. Fletcher, The Undefeated)

National Cathedral removing Confederate flags, citing hatred and racial supremacy (Justin Holcomb, Town Hall)

New season of "Orange Is the New Black" will tackle officer violence against black inmates (Kenrya Rankin, ColorLines)

No matter how many Republicans denounce Trump, the racism charge sticks (Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post)

Norman Seabrook’s ouster as union chief may complicate overhaul at Rikers (Michael Schwirtz, Michael Winerip, The New York Times)

Opioids are a bipartisan issue because they've become a mainstream, white one (Celine Gounder, The Guardian)

"Political correctness" isn't killing America. Injustice is. (Will Bunch, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Potential Hillary VP pick thinks her town is too white and too wealthy (Kerry Picket, The Daily Caller)

Racists and racialists — and what’s the difference? (Ben Yagoda, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Some of Trump's Hispanic employees reject his racism and support Clinton (Amber Jamieson, The Guardian)

The Stanford rape case: a white privilege cake with vanilla frosting on top (Damon Young, The Guardian)

There are more white voters than people think. That's good news for Trump. (Nate Cohn, The New York Times)

They're called "microaggressions" but there's nothing small about them (Veronica Maria Brown-Comegys, The Root)

"Three black teenagers": anger as Google image search shows police mugshots (Elle Hunt, The Guardian)

Time for the left to stop excusing violence against Trump supporters (Debra Saunders, Real Clear Politics)

Trump is a voice for the victims of the social-justice warriors (David Kaufman, New York Post)

Trump’s white backlash strategy faces a huge challenge. Here it is in one chart. (Greg Sargent, The Washington Post)

Two films probe Muhammed Ali as a man who fought injustice (Peter Keough, The Boston Globe)

Violence and corruption in a prison union (Leder, The New York Times)

Voicers sound off on Bill de Blasio, Donald Trump and racial justice (New York Daily News)

Washington National Cathedral to rid windows of Confederate battle flag (Liam Stack, The New York Times)

When #BlackLivesMatter activists lie, people die (Stacey Dash, The Washington Times)

Whistleblowers and lawsuits expose racial discrimination by temp agencies (Will Evans, The Chicago Reporter)

You can now watch every single Key & Peele sketch ever online (GQ)


An Airbnb service for black people? I wish it weren't necessary (Ijeoma Oluo, The Guardian)

Airbnb sued for racial discrimination (Lily Lou, The Huffington Post)

Barbara Jordan's memory in tug-of-war over immigration (Kevin Diaz, Houston Chronicle, Texas)

"Basketball IQ" and the racial coding of the word (David Leonard, The Undefeated)

A battle for America's racial soul (Michael Higginbotham, The Baltimore Sun)

Breaking down Broadway's racial barriers (Video, Eric Leffler, Vanity Fair)

California's geographic Sanders-Clinton divide suggests ethnic, rural-urban split (Danielle Kurtzleben, NPR)

Can theater save minority history in U.S. classrooms? (Audrey Cleo Yap, The Atlantic)

A civil rights hero? Muhammad Ali was anything but (Jeff Jacoby, Town Hall)

Code Switch podcast, Episode 2: Being 'outdoorsy' when you're black or brown (Podcast, Leah Donnella, Code Switch, NPR)

Court blocks another set of voting restrictions in Ohio (Zachary Roth, MSNBC)

Donald Trump's racial comments about Hispanic judge in Trump University case (Tom Kertscher, Politifact, Wisconsin)

Four thoughts on Trump's "Mexican" judge remarks (Charles Lipson, Real Clear Politics)

Here's why progressive economic policy cannot ignore race (Daniel Marans, Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Hillary Clinton won big in California's heaviest Latino districts (Jorge Rivas, Fusion)

How a shooting changed Charleston's oldest black church (Radio, Debbie Elliott, All Things Considered, NPR)

How Bernie Sanders exposed the Democrats' racial rift (Issac J. Bailey, Politico)

Justice Clarence Thomas's solitary voice (Linda Greenhouse, The New York Times)

Kimbo Slice, Miami Sleaze & American racism (Felix Biederman, The Daily Beast)

Mexico is not a race, but Trump proves racism has nothing to do with logic (Noah Berlatsky, Quartz)

Navarrette: Trump's blend of racial ignorance (Ruben Navarrette, The Mercury News, San Jose, Californien)

No, Donald Trump can't "pivot" away from racism (Jonathan Cohn, The Huffington Post)

The one surprising factor that predicts whether someone will support Donald Trump (Rob Wile, Fusion)

Only black students are expelled in this Alabama school system, data shows (Erin Edgemon, Alabama.com)

"Orange Is the New Black" season 4: Prisoners dealing with "menacing" forces & racial tension? [VIDEO] (Kevin Jacobsen, Enstars)

Precision medicine's post-racial promise (Vann R. Newkirk II, The Atlantic)

Race, analytics and how differently fans view sports (Video, J.A. Adande, Marc J. Spears, Michael Wilbon, Stephen A. Smith, The Undefeated)

Racial hypocrisy - Trump's judge and the Supreme Court's ruling (Paul E. Scates, American Clarion, Rapid City, South Dakota)

The rant that could derail Trump - and the GOP rush to get him back on track (Sean Sullivan, Jenna Johnson, Matea Gold, The Washington Post)

Scarborough to Trump: Prove you aren't a bigot; "Give me a reason to believe we are still the party of Lincoln!" (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Talking honestly about Ali can honor his racial legacy (David Campt, The Huffington Post)

This thought experiment shows how outrageous Donald Trump's bigotry really is (German Lopez, Vox)

What can be done to address racial gerrymandering? (Aidan Quigley, The Christian Science Monitor)

When the neighborhood gentrifies and the elementary school doesn't (Jessica Huseman, Slate)


American conservatives should adopt liberatarian immigration policy (Alex Nowrasteh, The Federalist)

Could this be the end of Trump? (Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet)

The death of the party of Lincoln (Jason P. Steed, The Huffington Post)

Educators meet to combat racial bullying through safe spaces, federal interventions (Catherine Dunn, Town Hall)

Even before Donald Trump, California Republicans had a huge Latino problem (Daniel Hernandez, Vice)

Federal trial of accused Charleston church gunman set for November (Mark Berman, Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post)

The great white way: can the diversity Hamilton brought to Broadway last? (Alexis Soloski, The Guardian)

Hillary Clinton: Make America great again is code for take America backwards (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Hillary Clinton skewers Trump's "racist" attack on judge of Mexican heritage (Tom McCarthy, The Guardian)

The honest trailer for Zootopia reminds us not to think too hard about its racial allegory (Marissa Martinelli, Slate)

How contemporary photography is changing the image of blackness in America (Priscilla Frank, The Huffington Post)

How racial bias influenced Stanford swimmer's rape case (Gabby Bess, Broadly)

In "Homegoing," a saga of a family united by blood, separated by slavery (Radio, boganmeldelse, Maureen Corrigan, NPR)

Is Donald Trump racist? Here's what the record shows (Michael D'Antonio, Fortune)

Jefferson: Hero or villain? It's complicated. (Richard Kreitner, Annette Gordon-Reed, Peter S. Onuf, Boston Review)

Jim Crow landmarks to be renamed due to racist connotation (Video, Dee Sharp, Inquisitr)

Kerry Washington was fired from two TV pilots for not being "hood" enough (Lamarco McClendon)

Michael Twitty addresses racial inequality in the Southern kitchen (Helen Hollyman, Munchies)

Paul Ryan's right: Donald Trump's comments are racism, pure and simple (Steven W. Thrasher, The Guardian)

Police claim there's no evidence Staten Island teen died after fleeing racist mob, family challenges investigation into boy's death (Tanasia Kenney, Atlanta Black Star)

Racial disparities persist in U.S. schools, study finds (Video, Saeed Ahmed, CNN)

Racial-sensitivy training promised after Republican apologizes for being "insensitive" in comparing Obama to a chimp (Jason Salzman, The Huffington Post)

The real reason for Donald Trump's rise, in 2 charts (German Lopez, Vox)

Republicans wish non-racist nominee Donald Trump would stop saying racist things (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

A segregated cemetery divides a Texas town: "That should have been taken out 75 years ago" (Peter Holley, The Washington Post)

A shot to the heart (Nick Berardini, Matt Stroud, The Intercept)

The Supreme Court is afraid of racial justice (Osagie K. Obasogie, The New York Times)

Trump is right: The shame of Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell (Jeffrey Lord, The American Spectator)

Trump says comments about judge "have been misconstrued" (Sarah McCammon, NPR)

Trump's dangerous white strategy? (Issac Bailey, CNN)

Trump supporter Milo Yiannopoulos furthers racial hatred at DePaul University (Sharon H. Chang, Think Progress)

Trump thinks Muslim judges would be biased against him - but there are none (David Smith, The Guardian)

Trump trolls threatened my multi-racial family and campaign "operative" warned me against running, claims would-be third party candidate (David Martosko, The Daily Mail, UK)

War: Trump triples down on racial attacks as GOP officials unite in condemnation (Guy Benson, Town Hall)

What new data reveal about gender and race in a creative workforce (Lane Harwell, The Huffington Post)

Where calculus class isn't an option (Emily Deruy, The Atlantic)

Why Boston desperately needs more Hispanic teachers (Sarah Carr, Slate)


7 findings that illustrate racial disparities in education (Liz Sablich, Brookings)

After Muhammad Ali, will there be another athlete to champion black rights? (Naila Keleta-Mae, The Globe and Mail, Canada)

America still sucks at voting, 16 years after Bush v. Gore (Jason Cherkis, Sam Stein, The Huffington Post)

Analysis: Hate crimes reporting spotty among thousands of local agencies (Christina A. Cassidy, Talking Points Memo)

Angela Davis and radical chic 2016 (Roger Kimball, The Wall Street Journal)

Anti-Trump rallies funded by the left (Tammy Bruce, The Washington Times)

Baltimore judge, not jury, to decide Freddie Gray murder case (Jess Bidgood, The New York Times)

"Ban the box" might just replace one kind of discrimination with another (Dara Lind, Vox)

A biased judge? Donald Trump has claimed it before (Michael Barbaro, Megan Twohey, The New York Times)

Bobby Kennedy, a healer between the races needed more than ever in US (Larry Tye, Irish Central)

Can prosecutors convict anyone at all in the death of Freddie Gray? (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Christine Quinn furiously rebukes Trump supporter over racial attacks on judges (Video, Lindsey Ellefson, Mediaite)

Conventional Wisdom: Trump’s racist comments take the spotlight again (Clare Malone, FiveThirtyEight)

The Daily 202: Bernie Sanders bets a Latino generational divide can win him California (James Hohmann, The Washington Post)

D-Day's forgotten African-American heroes (Linda Hervieux, The Daily Beast)

Democratic Rep. tells Trump to "shove it up your a--" (Nolan D. McCaskill, Politico)

Do dramas about slavery stifle tales of black lives now? (Debat, Natasha Lightfoot, Nadra Kareem Nittle, Danielle Belton, R. Scott Heath, The New York Times)

Donald Trump finally admits his campaign is racist (Amanda Terkel, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump is correct to hit "La Raza" judge for Latino identity politics (Joseph Murray, Breitbart)

Donald Trump knows who the real racists are. (Alex Shephard, New Republic)

Donald Trump's judiciary would look like America - in 1955: John L. Micek (John L. Micek, Penn Live, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)

Donald Trump's racism is coloring every aspect of Republican politics (Brian Beutler, New Republic)

Du Bois on race (Robert J. Benz, The Huffington Post)

French: "Shameful" Trump is "in the business of racial divison" (Video, Pam Key, Breitbart)

The general electorate difference (Ari Rabin-Havt, Right Wing Watch)

GOP to Trump: Stop alienating Latinos (Video, Eric Bradner, Phil Mattingly, CNN)

Hey, Bernie, Hillary: Do you really care about police brutality in Calif., or do you just want votes? (Amy Alexander, The Root)

How a show about reality TV is taking on racial politics in America (Claire Fallon, Emma Gray, The Huffington Post)

If you don't see blackness, you didn't see Muhammad Ali (Kara Brown, Jezebel)

In Mississippi town, some fear school desegregation ruling may backfire (Richard Fausset, The New York Times)

Isabel Wilkerson reviews Yaa Gyasi's "Homegoing" (Boganmeldelse, Isabel Wilkerson, The New York Times)

"I was thinking about blackness in America" (Boganmeldelse, Isaac Chotiner, Slate)

Juan Williams: The fantasy of Trump's appeal (Juan Williams, The Hill)

Kalief Browder: We can't forget his torment at Rikers Island (Aaron Dodson, The Undefeated)

Kasich: Trump should apologize to judge for racial attacks (Kristin Salaky, Talking Points Memo)

Life extension technology gives us a bleak future: more white men (Charlotte Shane, Fusion)

Living in a poor neighborhood changes everything about your life (Alvin Chang, Vox)

The madness of America (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Maryland's GOP Senate nominee: Trump's comments on judge "racist" (Fenit Nirappil, The Washington Post)

The media's racial double standard in covering sexual assault cases, in 2 tweets (German Lopez, Vox)

Muhammad Ali: Never the white man's Negro (Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Times)

The Obama museum: the education wing (Robert Weissberg, American Thinker)

An Obama nominee's crushed hopes (Frank Bruni, The New York Times)

Of course Trump is right about minority judges - remember the "wise Latina"? (Peter Brimelow, VDARE.com)

One paragraph that shows the absurdity of Trump's racial and religious tests for judges (German Lopez, Vox)

Police officer who shot naked black man to appear in court (Associated Press, Fox News)

The politics of bigotry: Donald Trump and the rise of white racial victimhood (Gunther Peck, Salon)

Preserving the black experience through performance (Dante A. Ciampaglia, TIME)

The professional burdens of being a "model minority" (Adia Harvey Wingfield, The Atlantic)

The racial divide between Sanders and Trump (Marjorie Cohn, The Huffington Post)

Republicans finally discover that Trump is an actual racist (Dana Milbank, The Washington Post)

SCOTUS to review whether Virginia districts are racially gerrymandered (Associated Press, Talking Points Memo)

Special report: How to get away with harassing, firing or never even hiring a trans worker of color (Sarah Jaffe, ColorLines)

Supreme Court takes case claiming racial gerrymandering in Virginia (Josh Gerstein, Politico)

Texas death row inmates' supreme court appeals put racial bias in focus (Associated Press, The Guardian)

These 5 videos show why Muhammad Ali was a racial justice champion (Sameer Rao, ColorLines)

Trump channels Sharpton (Autry J. Pruitt, Town Hall)

Trump, GOP sources: Trump is saying what many people are thinking (Video, Jim Acosta, CNN)

Trump: "I don't care if the judge is Mexican," "I want him to be a fair guy" (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Trump increasingly alone in defending his racial attacks on Latino federal judge (Jose A. DelReal, Mike DeBonis, The Washington Post)

Trump's attack on judge Curiel is not only racist (Dahlia Lithwick, Slate)

Trump's endorsers can't disown his comments (Ron Fournier, The Atlantic)

Trump's racist judge attack expands from Mexicans to Muslims (Peter Suderman, Reason)

Two new studies find racial anxiety is the biggest driver of support for Trump (Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post)

Watch Beyoncé's acceptance speech at the 2016 CFDA Awards (Video, Ben Dandridge-Lemco, The Fader)

What activist Jasmine Richards's "lynching" conviction means for the Black Lives Matter movement (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

What made Muhammad Ali unapologetically black (Peniel E. Joseph, The Huffington Post)

When "diversity" and "inclusion" are tenure requirements (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

When families are divided by the US-Mexico border, deportation (Whitney Eulich, The Christian Science Monitor)

Women and people of color with chronic pain suffer because of white male heroin users - here's why (Lorraine Berry, Raw Story)

"You're doing backflips here!" Cooper battles Trump supporter over racial attacks on judge (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)


Ali's defiance helped change history (Derrick Z. Jackson, The Undefeated)

Andrea Mitchell blames "egging on" at Donald Trump rallies for San Jose "egging" (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Black women now the most educated group in U.S. (Angela Bronner Helm, The Root)

The changing face of whiteness (William C. Anderson, Truth-Out)

The color of school reform (Alexandria Neason, Slate)

The continuities of the right-wing and the color line: From the KKK to the GOP, and now Donald Trump (Chauncey DeVega, Daily Kos)

Could a Muslim judge be Donald Trump neutral? Trump thinks not (Maggie Haberman, The New York Times)

Donald Trump, shockingly, isn't sure a Muslim judge would treat him fairly either (Elliot Hannon, Slate)

Donald Trump wins support from parents of illegal immigrants' victims (Beth Reinhard, The Wall Street Journal)

Florida Latinos making their mark, earning more college degrees, opening more businesses despite obstacles (Glenn Minnis, Latin Post)

GOP fears Trump could revive racial politics of past (Rebecca Berg, Real Clear Politics)

How Bernie Sanders missed his chance to beat Hillary Clinton (John Wagner, Philip Rucker, Robert Costa, The Washington Post)

How Muhammad Ali influenced the Civil Rights Movement (Michael Ezra, Al Jazeera)

Liberals are wrong about gorillas, racism, and everything else (Lee Culpepper, Town Hall)

A major Native American site is being looted. Will Obama risk armed conflict to save it? (Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post)

Michael Moore: "Trump inspires his side. It's like Munich in 1932." (Carole Cadwalladr, The Guardian)

The problem with calling judges out for their race (Garrett Epps, The Atlantic)

Rashad Turner of Black Lives Matter St. Paul vows to "build bridges" (Randy Furst, Minneapolis State Tribune, Minnesota)

Rev. Sharpton stands behind mother of Staten Island teen who died after chased by group who allegedly shouted racial slurs (Ellyn Marks, Pix11, New York)

Shunned by white America, how Muhammad Ali found his voice on campus tour (Les Carpenter, Oliver Laughland, The Guardian)

Stefan Molyneux: San Jose anti-Trump rioters technically fit FBI definition of "domestic terrorists" (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

This new Honolulu mural of Barack Obama shares message of racial harmony (Matthew Dekneef, Hawai'i Magazine)

Trump literally can't stop saying racially insensitive statements (Peter Wade, Esquire)

Trump's African-American: "I am not a Trump supporter" (Video, Brakkton Booker, NPR)

U.S. cities see unexplained rise in violent crimes this year (Lisa Marie Pane, Don Babwin, Associated Press)

Virginia at center of racially charged fight over the right of felons to vote (Sheryl Gay Stolberg, The New York Times)

Voting rights at the crossroads (Elaine Godfrey, The Atlantic)

What Trump's attack on judge Curiel tells us (Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine)

When Mexicans feared American immigration (Karl Jacoby, Politico)

The white entitlement of some Sanders supporters (Barrett Holmes Pitner, The Daily Beast)

Why it's impossible to watch a documentary about fascism and not think of Donald Trump (Video, Ron Briley, History News Network)


Alberto R. Gonzales: Trump has a right to ask if judge Gonzalo Curiel is fair (Alberto R. Gonzales, The Washington Post)

Alex Jones: Obama will extend his reign of terror by "activating the Beyoncés" (Video, Jamie Elizabeth, Death and Taxes)

All the ways Muhammad Ali showed us that Black Lives Matter (Aaron Morrison, Mic)

Anti-P.C. warriors have no idea what they're talking about, and now there's data to prove it (Natalia Khosla, Sean McElwee (Demos), Salon)

At Tulsa temp agency, client firms sought workers by race, sex, age (Clifton Adcock, Oklahoma Watch)

The Black Lives Matter activist who won an election and made history in Kentucky (Peter Moskowitz, Vice)

Capturing history: Shooting of James Meredith (Fotos, The Jackson Clarion-Ledger, Mississippi)

Diversity remains elusive in U.S. churches (Zenitha Prince, The AFRO)

Donald Trump's "My African American" supporter: I wasn't offended (Alastair Jamieson, Katy Tur, Jacob Rascon, NBC News)

Executing Dylann Roof would reinforce racist system (Læserbrev, The State, Columbia, South Carolina)

Former attorney general: Trump right to question judge's fairness (Video, Mark Hensch, The Hill)

Former white supremacist slowly erasing his past (Justin Kenny, Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, Texas)

The hidden history of Muhammad Ali (Dave Zirin, Jacobin)

In "followership," Catholic workers take action for Black Lives Matter (Brenna Cussen Anglada, National Catholic Reporter)

The left's political-violence double standard (Jonah Goldberg, National Review)

Looking closer at identity politics (Linda Chavez, The News Herald, Morganton, North Carolina)

Milo Yiannopoulos: Black Lives Matter and KKK are the same (Aric Mitchell, Inquisitr)

"Minority Report" precime program "Northpointe" flawed by racial bias (Valerie Complex, Inquisitr)

Muhammad Ali: "a personality that transcended his sport" - video obituary (Video, Kevin Mitchell, Gary Younge, Cameron Robertson, Richard Sprenger, The Guardian)

Muhammad Ali dies at age 74, family spokesman says (ESPN, The Undefeated)

Muhammad Ali: Social justice, racial equality and the fight for freedom (Ashley Hoffman, Inquisitr)

Muhammad Ali taught me to be proud of my skin and Muslim faith (Video, Omar Musa, The Guardian)

No, he's not Hitler. And yet ... (Justin E.H. Smith, The New York Times)

On race and ethnicity, Trump has always been a divider (Video, Michael D'Antonio, CNN)

Opinion: Latino California and a look into the nations future (Victoria Defrancesco Soto, NBC News)

The outsized life of Muhammad Ali (David Remnick, The New Yorker)

Pushing racial boundaries, Trump draws rebuke from a fretful GOP (Dan Balz, The Washington Post)

Racism in America: Donald Trump, social media giving teenagers a reason to share racial slurs? (Video, Julia Glum, International Business Times)

Remember that "offensive" Redskins nickname? New poll could leave some red-faced (Kevin Leininger, The News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, Indiana)

A silenced Ali was a likeable Ali for white people (Lawrence Ross, The Root)

Since clinching the GOP nomination, Trump has gone off stride, off message (Dan Balz, The Washington Post)

St. Louis police sergeant who won big lawsuit against city is suing again (Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Suspending teens ruins lives and costs taxpayers $35 billion a year (Joseph Williams, TakePart)

Tapper grills Trump: If a judge can't do his job because of his race, "is that not the definition of racism?" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Trump makes it impossible not to call him racist (Nick Ottens, Atlantic Sentinel)

Trump, New Mexico's Martinez to meet "in the near future" (Video, Tom LoBianco, CNN)

Trump responds to accusations of racism with fake photo of black supporters (Judd Legum, Think Progress)

Violence is never the answer (Leder, The Washington Post)

A weekend in Chicago: Where gunfire is a terrifying norm (Monica Davey, The New York Times)

What people still aren't willing to admit about Donald Trump (Chris Cillizza, The Washington Post)

What to expect from oddities of new congressional maps (Craig Jarvis, David Raynor, The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina)

When Ali was still Clay, the old white sportswriters didn't know what to think (Sally Jenkins, The Washington Post)

Why Chicago police videos are only half the story (Nissa Rhee, The Christian Science Monitor)

Why Muhammad Ali matters to everyone (Sean Gregory, TIME)

Why you shouldn't romanticize the Black Panther Party (Dr. Ajamu Nangwaya, Centre for Research on Globalization, Canada)

Young black, Hispanic adults are 75% more likely to die from liver cancer than whites (Ali Venosa, Medical Daily)


3 Somali-Americans guilty of conspiring to help IS (Harun Maruf, Voice of America)

After backing him, McConnell, Ryan slap Trump for remarks about Latino judge, governor (Gabrielle Levy, U.S. News & World Report)

Airbnb, Nextdoor looking to crack down on racial bias (Stefani Cox, Big Think)

The alt-right is evil and must be opposed (Walter Hudson, PJ Media)

Anti-Trump protesters attack democracy in San Jose (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

A big bipartisan criminal justice reform may have a very bad unintended consequence (German Lopez, Vox)

Blacklash: Missouri state legislature responds to Ferguson uprising (Christine Assefa (BlackCommentator.com), Truth-Out)

Black teenager's death on Staten Island does not appear to be a hate crime, the police say (Ashley Southall, Nate Schweber, The New York Times)

The body cam trade-off (Anand Jani, Jacobin)

Chicago releases videos of police shootings (Richard A. Oppel Jr., Richard Pérez-Peña, The New York Times)

Civil Rights Museum highlights Lorraine Hotel's storied history (Bill Dries, Memphis Daily News, Tennessee)

CPS did not violate rights of teacher disciplined for using racial slur: ruling (Juan Perez Jr., Chicago Tribune)

Day after day, Trump is making America smaller (Danielle Allen, The Washington Post)

"Deaths of despair" drag life expectancy lower for whites (Mike Stobbe, Associated Press)

The decision not to furl the Confederate flag in my classroom (Karyn Amira, The Huffington Post)

DePaul president says Milo Yiannopoulos aimed to "ignite racial tensions" (Mina Bloom, DNAInfo)

Do Mitch McConnell and Chuck Grassley agree with Trump that no Mexican Americans should serve on the Supreme Court? (Ari Rabin-Havt, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump's attack on judge's ethnicity brings back sordid history (Haley Sweetland Edwards, TIME)

Donald Trump's birtherism and the Trump U. judge (Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker)

Dumbfounded breaks down the lyrics in his anti-whitewashing anthem "Safe" (Dexter Thomas, Los Angeles Times)

EXCLUSIVE: Staten Island teen dies from asthma fleeing racist crew waving gun; "I'm gonna shoot you, n-----!" (Rocco Parascandola, Joseph Stepansky, Larry McShane, New York Daily News)

Fact, fiction and tangled "Roots": How a family history that wasn't entirely true broke through America's biggest lies (Andrew O'Hehir, Salon)

The fake outrage over Warren's Pocahontas labeling (Rick Manning, The Hill)

The goons attacking Trump rallies - and the liberals who enable them (Leder, New York Post)

Halperin: Trump's attacks on judge "not racial" because "Mexican is not a race" (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)

Has Bernie Sanders finally figured out how to appeal to minorities? (David Weigel, The Washington Post)

Hispanic voters will decide Bernie Sanders's fate in California (Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight)

How black girls find their own coming-of-age narratives onscreen (Bim Adewunmi, BuzzFeed)

How should America resist a fascist? (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

How we came up with our Diverse 100 list, and why Tina Fey and other white people are on it (Tre'vell Anderson, Los Angeles Times)

Jake Tapper asked Donald Trump if his judge attack was racist - then followed up 23 times (Callum Borchers, The Washington Post)

Kat Lazo breaks down why stereotypes are so damaging to Latinas (Carolina Moreno, The Huffington Post)

KING: White high school students in Michigan saying they'd like to bring back slavery shows racism is still alive (Video, Shaun King, New York Daily News)

The Liberal Redneck perfectly explains why people support Donald Trump (Michael Rosen, Fusion)

Life expectancy is up sharply for blacks and Hispanics; whites are lagging (Joel Achenbach, The Washington Post)

Life span for Detroit's poor among shortest in nation (Christine MacDonald, Charles E. Ramirez, The Detroit News)

Michelle Obama: "In America we don't build walls to keep people out" (Ed Pilkington, The Guardian)

Mosby's newfound popularity made her a sought-after national speaker in 2015 (Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun)

Muhammad Ali was the greatest, but his greatest fights tok a lot out of him (Bill Dwyre, Los Angeles Times)

Nate Parker talks making (and selling) "The Birth of a Nation" at the L.A. Film Festival (Luke Y. Thompson, Forbes)

Negroland by Margo Jefferson review - life in the black upper class (Boganmeldelse, Colin Grant, The Guardian)

No, Trump can't get a Mexican American judge recused just because Trump wants to "build a wall" to exclude illegal immigrants (Eugene Volokh, The Washington Post)

NYPD refutes report that teen died after group chased him shouting racial slurs (Video, Rana Novini, NBC New York)

Pioneering students navigate academic, cultural minefield (Jane Roberts, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee)

Police fail to consistently report hate crime numbers to FBI, AP investigation finds (Associated Press, The Oregonian)

Police union brands city dump of cop videos "irresponsible" (Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times)

Prosecutor says Fayetteville shooting justified; video shows incident (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

Pulling reservation schools back from the brink (Lillian Mongeau, The Nation)

Remembering, reclaiming and honoring our roots (Marian Wright Edelman, The Huffington Post)

Ryan: Trump's racially charged rhetoric came "out of left field" (Steve Benen, MSNBC)

Senate majority leader laughs off Trump's racist attack on federal judge (Judd Legum, Josh Israel, Think Progress)

Sidney Blumenthal: "Nativism" and "racism" is what Donald Trump is about (Patrick Howley, Breitbart)

Sorry, brown people, Donald Trump doesn't believe you're real Americans (Amanda Terkel, The Huffington Post)

Take a look at diversity on fashion magazine covers in 2016 so far (Alexandra Ilyashov, Refinery29)

Teachers need free-speech protection, too (Noah Feldman, Chicago Tribune)

Time for a broad approach to clemency (Marc Mauer, Nancy Gertner, Jonathan Simon, The Hill)

To fight "hate speech," stop talking about it (Suzanne Nossel, The Washington Post)

Trump continuously interrupts Jake Tapper when asked about racial attacks on judge (Video, Lindsey Ellefson, Mediaite)

"Trump could be the next Hitler!" says the increasingly fascist left (John Hayward, Breitbart)

Trump: Hispanics can't judge me impartially. Also, I respect Susana Martinez and want her endorsement. (Eric Levitz, New York Magazine)

Trump protesters are carrying out his supporters' most paranoid fantasies (Dara Lind, Vox)

The Trump-rally "protest" in San Jose was a riot and indefensible (Leder, National Review)

Tulsa police investigate officers' role in death of suspect (Justin Juozapavicious, Associated Press)

Univ. of Missouri's hateful legacy goes back to 1839 (Breana Jones, The Undefeated)

The unthinkable consequences of Donald Trump's racist attack on a judge (Ian Millhiser, Think Progress)

Utah man whose long drug sentence stirred controversy is released (Greg Jaffe, Sari Horwitz, The Washington Post)

Victoria DeFrancesco Soto: Latinos will vote for Trump because his "message at its core is aspirational" (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Video release of police shootings, incidents marks seismic shift in Chicago's secrecy (Annie Sweeney, Jeremy Gorner, Jason Meisner, Chicago Tribune)

Watch protesters violently attack Trump supporters at San Jose rally, reinforce Trump's racial message (Shane Ryan, Paste)

What "diversity" really means: Teachers of color and education reform (José Luis Vilson, The Progressive)

What "The Central Park Five" teaches us about a Trump administration (Jason Bailey, Flavorwire)

White supremacy and the Democratic Party's dark past (Dennis LeRoy Kangalee, ThyBlackMan.com)

White youths yelling racial slurs chase black teenager to his death (Evan Popp, Think Progress)

Why Chicago made scores of police brutality videos public (Video, PBS Newshour)

Why is Chicago so broken? Inside the violence (Video, Rosa Flores, Mallory Simon, Ryan Young, Bill Kirkos, Brad Parks, Jennifer Goelz, CNN)

Why is Donald Trump so angry at judge Gonzalo Curiel? (Matt Ford, The Atlantic)

Why was Muslim UCLA shooter misidentified as a "white male"? (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

"You find me an aberration because I'm black and I support Trump!": CNN panel goes off the rails (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)


2 ways black parents help little kids understand racism (Rachel Harrison-NYU, Futurity)

African-American genes show how slavery and the Great Migration shaped the US (Princess Ojiaku, Quartz)

African-American women now top the list of most-educated group in the country (Kali Holloway, AlterNet)

Airbnb bans host who called guest racial slur (Kate Irby, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Airbnb's racism problem isn't going away any time soon (Kristen V. Brown, Kashmir Hill, Fusion)

"Black Canaan": Black magic and racial hatred (Boganmeldelse, Denise Longrie, Examiner.com)

Black DePaul students: We're fed up with "hate speech on this campus" (Evan F. Moore, DNAinfo)

The black journalist and the racial mountain (Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic)

Black Lives Matter could play disruptive, crucial role in 2016 election (Areva Martin, The Huffington Post)

Black Lives Matter organizer DeRay McKesson on libertarians, police unions, campus free speech, and why he hasn't reached out to Rand Paul (Anthony L. Fisher, Reason)

Can a Republican win without the Latino vote? (Video, Christina Capatides, CBS News)

Can South Carolina's police culture be fixed? (Radley Balko, The Washington Post)

The Daily 202: Hispanic RNC staffer's resignation spotlights Trump's toxicity and the party's failed outreach (James Hohmann, The Washington Post)

DeRay Mckesson has blocked 19,000 haters "one at a time" (Michael McLaughlin, The Huffington Post)

Hooded baseball: The diary of Myles Thomas (Fiktiv dagbog, Myles Thomas, ESPN)

The Django problem and the tangled history of "Roots" (Adam Serwer, BuzzFeed)

Does the public have a right to know a cop's history? (Conor Friedersdorf, Los Angeles Times)

Donald Trump may have saved his ire for others, but black people aren't fooled (Rebecca Carroll, The Guardian)

Donald Trump wants to disqualify a judge purely because of his ethnicity (Dara Lind, Vox)

The easiest way to guess if someone supports Trump? Ask if Obama is a Muslim. (Philip Klinkner, Vox)

Federal judges uphold NC congressional maps (Anne Blythe, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Go off!: Amandla Stenberg on intersectionality and the impact of white supremacy (Kenrya Rankin, ColorLines)

Head of Minneapolis police union: "Black Lives Matter is a terrorist organization" (Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root)

Here are 100 people in Hollywood who could help fix the Academy's diversity problem (Tre'vell Anderson, Los Angeles Times)

Hillary Clinton foreign policy speech in San Diego, California (Video, Democratic National Committee, YouTube)

How blacks, whites and Hispanics mix - or don't - in Houston (Ryan Holeywell, Houston Chronicle, Texas)

How Trump's neo-Nazi "alt-right" fans turned me into a self-loathing white man (Brad Reed, Raw Story)

The importance of Muhammad Ali (Thomas Hauser, ESPN)

In Oakland, a team and a city on the verge of gentrification (Tarin Towers, Vice)

Is Jamie Foxx's "White Famous" showtime series a good sign for Hollywood diversity? (Aaron Morrison, Mic)

It's harder to breathe with white privilege in the air (Sabrina Sultana, The Huffington Post)

Meet Sue Taylor, the black grandmother leading the charge to bring marijuana to the elderly (April M. Short, Jezebel)

The millions who are just getting by (Leder, The New York Times)

Milo Yiannopoulos: For too long has the "bogus cult of social justice" policed our lives (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

New petition asks President Obama to create national holiday for mixed-race families (KDWN, Las Vegas, Nevada)

One of the leaders of the #BlackLivesMatter movement has been charged with lynching (Jamilah King, Mic)

The psychological and economic damage of Brown vs Board of Education (A. Peter Bailey, The Seattle Medium, Washington)

A question of racism (Michael A. Fletcher, The Undefeated)

Racial divider Obama warns against Trump's racial divisiveness (Video, Keith Koffler, White House Dossier)

Sharpton lectures Mrs. Clinton to "toughen up" for a "street fight" with Trump the "bully" (Tim Graham, NewsBusters)

Should there be different rules for Jews and Muslims at public schools? (Yair Rosenberg, Tablet Magazine)

Stuck in "Ghetto" (E. Tammy Kim, The Nation)

These seven states still operate debtors' prisons (s.e. smith (Care2), Truth-Out)

Trump's rhetoric of white nostalgia (Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic)

Trump supporter left bleeding after being attacked by mob outside San Jose rally (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

U.S. equality problems encompass more than race (Akil Patterson, The Baltimore Sun)

Walls and immigration - ancient and modern (Victor Davis Hanson, Town Hall)

What Donald Trump has and hasn't said about anti-Semitism (Uriel Heilman, Jewish Telegraph Agency)

White Grosse Pointe students threaten to "burn black people, make them slaves" in second racial incident for the year (Ricky Riley, Atlanta Black Star)

Why black voters should support Donald Trump (John Gibbs, The Federalist)


15 Arlington cops on leave for reporting stops that didn't happen (Stephen Young, Dallas Observer, Texas)

Asian-American groups target top Ivy League schools for racial discrimination (Radio, Kirk Carapezza, NPR)

Asian-American rapper calls out Hollywood's racism by putting himself in movies (Video, Jordan Crucchiola, GOOD)

As questions swirled following DuBose killing, UC chief got bonus (Kate Murphy, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Ohio)

Coalition says FBI identification system is racially biased (Kenrya Rankin, ColorLines)

The conversation about Harambe has racist undertones we can't ignore (Brittney Cooper, Cosmopolitan)

The distressing lack of black leadership in the NBA (Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated)

DOJ introduces racial sensitivity program at Wisconsin high school (Taylor Lewis, Essence)

Explainer: How campus policies limit free speech (David Hudson, The Conversation)

An eyewitness account of the horrific attack that destroyed Black Wall Street (German Lopez, Vox)

Fed-up judge threatens "America's toughest sheriff" over continued racial profiling (Tess Owen, Vice)

Former Oklahoma reserve deputy sentenced to four years for manslaughter (Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton (Reuters), The Huffington Post)

Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison, artistic giants of postwar Harlem (Tamara Best, The New York Times)

Happy Sunday, welcome to Rikers (Alice Speri, The Intercept)

Helping African-American young adults cope with the consequences of discrimination (Matt Shipman, NC State University, North Carolina)

(Nathan Hurst-Missouri, Futurity)

Hollywood's portrayal of minority groups (Devan Pennington, The State News, Michigan State University)

How Donald Trump is resurrecting the "great silent majority" (Monica Crowley, The Washington Times)

How history keeps African Americans out of state parks (Nathan Hurst-Missouri, Futurity)

How the Democratic Party ruined Atlanta (John Perazzo, FrontPage Mag)

In Missouri, racial profiling of black drivers by police improves (Summer Ballentine (Associated Press), The Christian Science Monitor)

In the struggle for racial equality, giant protests don't create giant change (Zac Hardwick (The Well), The Huffington Post)

The legal campaign against Gawker has roots in the racist South (Stuart Karle, The Washington Post)

Light-skinned vs. dark-skinned (Michael Eric Dyson, The Undefeated)

A man shouts racial slurs in a Seattle Starbucks. The silence is deafening (Dr. Bob Hughes, KUOW, Seattle, Washington)

The new Roots reclaims our past. Next step: claim our own future (April Reign, The Guardian)

No civil rights charges in shooting of Jamar Clark (Associated Press, NBC News)

Notes from a Neo-Nazi cuckservative (Ben Shapiro, The Patriot Post)

NYPD continues to arrest more black, Hispanic people for misdemeanors, reports show (John Annese, New York Daily News)

Obama accuses "right-wing" radio and cable of stoking racial fears among white people (Video, T. Becket Adams, Washington Examiner)

An open letter to white conservative education reformers (Marilyn Rhames, The Huffington Post)

Plainclothes officer who killed Florida church drummer is charged with manslaughter, attempted murder (Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post)

A quarter of white seniors at Brown feel "marginalized" (Nahema Marchal, HeatStreet)

Racial division that's tailor made for Dick Morris: He says "Trump triumph" is about white men righteously revolting - and he's half-right (Sean Illing, Salon)

Report on racial disparities in gifted and magnet programs gets strong reaction (Donna St. George, The Washington Post)

Reports: Homeless, foster kids face enormous hurdles in trying to get to college (Joe Davidson, The Washington Post)

Round two: Megyn Kelly hits Trump for slamming Trump University judge as a "Mexican" (Video, Allahpundit, Hot Air)

Seeing color: Why it matters for transracial adoptive families (April Dinwoodie, The Chronicle of Social Change)

Shake-up in RNC's Hispanic media shop as party prepares for Trump nomination (Ed O'Keefe, The Washington Post)

Study finds evidence of racial, class discrimination among psychotherapists (American Sociological Association, Science Daily)

Study: Judges treat juveniles of the same race as themselves more harshly (Radio, Shankar Vedantam, NPR)

The surprising fact about addiction to "hard" drugs (Jeremy Galloway (The Influence, Raw Story)

The term "Oriental" is outdated, but is it racist? (Jayne Tsuchiyama, Los Angeles Times)

These tech giants have signed up to a code of conduct on hate speech - whatever that means (Marta Cooper, Quartz)

Trump as tribal leader (Rod Dreher, The American Conservative)

Trump's industrial belt appeal (Joel Kotkin, Real Clear Politics)

Trump’s personal, racially tinged attacks on federal judge alarm legal experts (Jose A. DelReal, Katie Zezima, The Washington Post)

The Tulsa Race Riot (Clinton Yates, The Undefeated)

Uprooted (Soraya Nadia McDonald, The Undefeated)

What Bernie supporters want (Shawn Gude, Matt Karp, Jacobin)

What it's like to get exonerated of murder after 21 years in prison (Allison Flowers, Vice)

White America's sad last stand: This is why Donald Trump attacks "Mexican" judge (Paul Campos, Salon)

White flight imperils GOP (Video, Chris Stirewalt, Fox News)

Will diversity on juries improve? Time will tell (Matthew Glowicki, The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky)

Yep, you're probably racist: The sad truth about swiping right on friendship (Beejoli Shah, Fusion)