Marts 2016


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2 men accuse park police of using excessive force, racial and gay slurs (Video, Pat Collins, NBC Washington)

10 demographic trends that are shaping the U.S. and the world (D'Vera Cohn, Andrea Caumont, Pew Research Center)

Arab-American family claims racial profiling on United Airlines flight (Justin Ray, NBC Chicago)

At Trump rally, man offers free hugs, gets racism (Video, Rachel Dicker, U.S. News & World Report)

Black fear in the age of Trump (Ezekiel Kweku, MTV)

Can racism be eradicated? (Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith, The Huffington Post)

Chicago off to deadliest start in nearly two decades (Jeremy Gorner, Chicago Tribune)

CVS is facing multiple lawsuits for racial profiling (Lucy Tiven, Attn)

The cruel and unusual execution of Clayton Lockett (Jeffrey E. Stern, The Atlantic)

Donald Trump wants to remind white people that gun violence is a black problem (Dana Liebelson, Nick Wing, The Huffington Post)

Everything Al Sharpton has lived for is at stake this November (Suzanna Andrews, Vanity Fair)

How use of the word "busing" hid deeper racial ills in Boston, elsewhere (Kenneth J. Cooper, The Boston Globe)

The impact of the racial sleep gap may be detrimental to your health (Video, NewsOne)

Islamophobia meets the ballot box! (Hatem Bazian, The Huffington Post)

It's time to talk about "black privilege" (Video, John Blake, CNN)

Jamar Clark was shot and killed by Minneapolis police. There will be no charges. (German Lopez, Vox)

Miami's Moss picked to reform Ferguson's troubled police department (Charles Rabin, Miami Herald)

NAACP calls for ouster of Boston Latin's embattled leader (Owen Boss, Boston Herald)

New police boss Eddie Johnson knows of racial profiling from his youth (Video, Jeremy Gorner, Annie Sweeney, Chicago Tribune)

NYPD still engages in race-based policing, cop watchdog group claims (Rocco Parascandola, New York Daily News)

The Obamas: Refusing to give in to the haters after years of threats and abuse (Petula Dvorak, The Washington Post)

An old desegregation policy may prevent a black 3rd-grader from going to his school (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

One of the LAPD's preferred weapons to help officers avoid shootings often doesn't work (Kate Mather, Los Angeles Times)

This photo series is empowering black women to embrace their bodies (Fotos, Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

Pittsburgh TV anchor is fired after racial Facebook post (Daniel Victor, The New York Times)

A psychotherapist's take on Donald Trump's outrageously unfiltered rhetoric (Richard Brouillette (Salon), AlterNet)

Racial injustice in NYC revealed by data (Lutz Finger, Forbes)

Republic of fear (Jeet Heer, New Republic)

Say her name: Black women need more attention from the racial justice movement (Josie Duffy, Ebony)

STUDY: White teachers often expect black students to fail (Kenrya Rankin, ColorLines)

Trump rallies are getting more violent by the week (Brandy Zadrozny, Jackie Kucinich, The Daily Beast)

What a black ballerina's path to success can teach you about workplace diversity (Chloe Angyal, The Huffington Post)

When black voters exited left (Matthew Delmont, The Atlantic)

White people and "Hamilton" don't mix (Leder, New York Post)

White privilege explained, with help from ex-news anchor who lost her job over a racist Facebook post (Damon Young, The Root)

Why Asian-American studies? (Leder, The Duke Chronicle, Durham, North Carolina)


Activists and legislators shine a spotlight on the criminalization of black girls (Alice Speri, The Intercept)

Black patients may do better at hospitals with more racial diversity (Lisa Rapaport, Reuters)

Choking to death in Detroit: Flint isn't Michigan's only disaster (Zoé Schlanger, Newsweek)

The danger of teaching children to be "colorblind" (Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post)

Diverse schools, diverse offices? (Gillian B. White, The Atlantic)

Diversity in the workplace starts with diversity in higher education (Deborah Bial, Forbes)

DOJ's plan to reform police department notorious for racial bias (Carimah Townes, Think Progress)

Don’t fall for the media distortion about Trump (E.J. Dionne Jr., The Washington Post)

Former N.J. attorney general tapped as Newark PD watchdog, will oversee sweeping reforms (Vernal Coleman,, New Jersey)

Forth Worth police chief: Race played no role in shooting by officer (Deanna Boyd, Star-Telegram, Forth Worth, Texas)

Gateway to inclusion (Patrick L. Kennedy, Harvard Gazette)

"A gentler war on drugs": President Obama announces §116M plan to fight drug abuse, asks Congress for $1.1B (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

How biased policies push black girls out of school (Erica Schwiegershausen, New York Magazine)

How prison phone calls became a tax on the poor (Video, Eric Markowitz, International Business Times)

In African-American communities, growing interest in home-schooling (Gabrielle Emanuel, NPR)

The intellectual case for Trump I: Why the white nationalist support? (Mytheos Holt, The Federalist)

Jamar Clark: No charges against Minneapolis cops involved in shooting (Video, Erik Ortiz, NBC News)

Justice Department and Newark agree to police reforms (Radio, Merrit Kennedy, NPR)

New campaign ad by Hillary Clinton targets Donald Trump in New York (Video, Abby Phillip, The Washington Post)

No charges for 2 Minneapolis officers in fatal shooting of Jamal Clark (Brendan Gauthier, Salon)

Obama commutes 61 more drug offenders sentences - more than previous six presidents combined (Charlie Spiering, Breitbart)

Poor whites trashed (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

President Obama has now commuted the sentences of 248 individuals (Neil Eggleston, The White House)

Race, wealth and me (Lillian D. Singh, The Huffington Post)

Racist in Seattle: What the country can learn from the region's shifts (Rebecca Saldana, The Huffington Post)

The rise of "bias response teams" on campus (Jeffrey Aaron Snyder, Amna Khalid, New Republic)

Sanders: Trump channeling Americans' anger toward minorities (Video, Tom LoBianco, CNN)

Teacher expectations reflect racial biases, Johns Hopkins study suggests (Jill Rosen, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland)

This 37-tweet story explains the barriers faced by black coding students (Danielle Wiener-Bronner, Fusion)

This staggering chart shows how few minority women hold executive positions (Jean McGregor, The Washington Post)

Violence at Donald Trump rallies so bad "someone could get killed" (Serina Sandhu, The Independent, UK)

What should Trump's racial hatred remind you of? (David A. Love, The Progressive)

White guy who started #BlackWomenAreGorgeous says anti-black slurs on Twitter a lot (Zak Cheney-Rice, Mic)

Why Houstonians should be mad about public housing (John Henneberger, Houston Chronicle)

Woman claims she was kicked off a plane for #FlyingWhileBlack (Taryn Finley, The Huffington Post)


60 years ago, 3 black teens tried to enroll in Mansfield High - "never" was the reply (Bill Hanna, Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas)

Addressing conservative misconceptions about the Black Lives Matter movement (Mikala Everett, The University Star, Texas State University)

Anti-Donald Trump rap song by Baltimore humorist and friends goes viral (Video, Wesley Case, The Baltimore Sun)

Belief in reverse discrimination bolsters whites' self-esteem (Tom Jacobs, Pacific Standard)

Brooklyn CVS racially profiled possible shoplifters: ex-guard (Selima Algar, New York Post)

Dad whose son was killed by illegal: Ted Cruz angrier about Donald Trump tweets than illegal immigrant killers (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

DHS secretary: Cruz, Trump rhetoric "counterproductive" (Video, Jesse Byrnes, The Hill)

Diversity is an opportunity, not a threat, for America (William H. Frey, CNN)

Donald Trump has already won (Sergio Castillo, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump's first Wisconsin event triggers protests, arrests (Alice Ollstein, Think Progress)

An establishment conservative's guide to the alt-right (Allum Bokhari, Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart)

Evangelical Trump supporters hold racist views, data shows (Michael Gryboski, The Christian Post)

Hideous, disgusting racists: Let's call Donald Trump and his supporters exactly what they are (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Hillary Clinton focuses on gun violence in courting Wisconsin blacks (Video, Amy Chozick, The New York Times)

How an attempt to boost diversity at Texas colleges could kill Affirmative Action (Matthew Watkins, Neena Satija, The Texas Tribune)

I pray for America as racism seems to swell (Tou Ger Bennett Xiong, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Is Obama "the worst president" -- or is racial prejudice behind this perception? (Ron Grossman, Chicago Tribune)

J.J. Abrams makes good on his plans to diversify Hollywood (Katey Rich, Vanity Fair)

"Kill all Muslims": Trump supporter goes on threatening tirade against Muslims in Michigan (Video, Ken Meyer, Mediaite)

The lasting legacy of the Boston busing crisis (Matthew Delmont, The Atlantic)

The letter of the law (Leder, The Washington Post)

The lifelong health toll of schoolyard racism (Olivia Campbell, Pacific Standard)

Obama challenges racial stereotypes (Læserbrev, Chicago Tribune)

The only difference between a Christian gunman and a Muslim terrorist is racism (Haroon Moghul, Quartz)

The problem with designing Trump's border wall (Sukjong Hong, New Republic)

The racist hijacking of Microsoft's chatbot shows how the internet teems with hate (Paul Mason, The Guardian)

The rage of Trump fans isn't new. I've dealt with it for years. (Dawn M. Turner, The Washington Post)

The surprising gaps in HIV care for Louisiana prisoners (Madison Pauly, Mother Jones)

There was no wave of compassion when addicts were hooked on crack (Video, Ekow Yankah, PBS Newshour)

This 2014 study explains an enormous amount about Trumpism (Matthew Yglesias, Vox)

This is systemic racism (Rachel Taylor, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri)

Trump comes to city with history of job losses and racial tension (John Eligon, The New York Times)

The unintended consequences of diversity statements (Sonia Kang, Katherine DeCelles, András Tilcsik, Sora Jun, Harvard Business Review)

Video shows Donald Trump supporter yelling anti-Islam, "kill Muslims" death threats in Michigan (Video, Michael Kaplan, International Business Times)

Was Nixon's war on drugs a racially motivated crusade? It's a bit more complicated. (German Lopez, Vox)


5 ways my experience as a queer woman of color differs from that of a white queer woman (Maya M, Bustle)

African American Trump supporter: We are sick of condescension, racism (Brian Hickey, PhillyVoice, Philadelphia)

Alaska's justice system unfair to poor and minorities, but there are solutions (Charles Wohlforth, Alaska Dispatch News)

America has a big race problem (Jeff Nesbit, U.S. News & World Report)

"Anchor babies" are a myth. Here are the real reasons women like me give birth in the US. (Kateryna Panova, Vox)

Angela Davis on not endorsing any presidential candidate: "I think we need a new party" (Video, Democracy Now)

Bad choices (Amy Davidson, The New Yorker)

#BernieMadeMeWhite: Meet the black writer who called out the media for erasing people of color (Katie Halper, Raw Story)

Besides Michael Brown's death, Ferguson protests spurred by deep frustration with local police, study shows (Manny Otiko, Atlanta Black Star)

Chokehold ban among Colorado police bills nearing approval (Kristen Wyatt (Associated Press), Coloradoan)

CNN whitewashes Sanders' primary victories; denies diverse racial makeup of Hawaii, Alaska and Washington (Sarah Lazare, AlterNet)

Donald Trump inciting violence (Tio Hardiman, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump's deadly politics: Hate is now mainstream, politics are violent - and it's only March (Fedja Buric (Salon), AlterNet)

Hollywood Walk of Fame receives Black Lives Matter makeover (Yesha Callahan, The Root)

How Obama created Black Lives Matter (Rachel Alexander, Town Hall)

I was punched at a Donald Trump rally. His message of hate caused the violence (Bryan Sanders, The Guardian)

James McBride's "Kill 'Em and Leave" (Rick Moody, The New York Times)

A judge overturned a death sentence because the prosecutor compared a black defendant to King Kong (Andrew Cohen, The Marshall Project)

Lawsuit blames brutal prison death on deliberate indifference (Julie K. Brown, Miami Herald)

The lethal racism in the court of "Death Penalty Donnie" (Andrew Cohen, Newsweek)

A look at voter access across the U.S. (Radio, Ari Berman, Carrie Johnson, Jan Baran, Guy-Uriel Charles, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU)

Lost in Trumplandia (Patricia Lockwood, New Republic)

Meet the anti-Muslim leaders advising Donald Trump and Ted Cruz (Stephen Piggott, The Southern Poverty Law Center)

The new American apartheid, courtesy of American education (Tom Lindsay, Forbes)

The Obamas and the blacks of Cuba: Some questions of power, agency, and representation (Odette Casamayor, The Huffington Post)

Obama urges journalists to cover the substance of the campaign (Mark Landler, The New York Times)

Overcoming racial, gender and cultural bias: A STEM role model tells how she reached the stars (Carol J. Carter, The Huffington Post)

President Trump will probably try to build his wall (Lindsey Cook, U.S. News & World Report)

Privilege theory is a war on happy childhoods (Stella Morabito, The Federalist)

Race, class and the 2016 elections (Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Socialist Worker)

Rahm makes surprise police chief pick amid pressure from black, Latino caucuses (Rachel Cromidas, Chicagoist)

Readers sound off on prisons, charters and Republicans (Læserbreve, New York Daily News)

Richard Nixon experts on Donald Trump's rally violence. we've seen this before (Dylan Matthews, Vox)

Soledad O'Brien: #Blacklivesfade on 2016 trail (Soledad O'Brien, USA Today)

Spike Lee on gun violence, Chi-Raq film and Donald Trump (Video, Sian Lloyd, CBS News, Canada)

Study finds black students are often overlooked by gifted, talented programs (Manny Otiko, Atlanta Black Star)

Tech industry lacks diversity, keeps facial recognition program from seeing people of other races (Kiersten Willis, Atlanta Black Star)

There hasn't been a criminal defense lawyer on the Supreme Court in 25 years. That's a problem. (Dara Lind, Vox)

Trumpism: A toxic cocktail of white racial resentment, white cultural anxiety and white despair (Ian Reifowitz, The Huffington Post)

Trump says Americans aren't safe in their own country (Video, ABC News)

The truth about Donald Trump's angry white men: Inside the media narrative that the media doesn't understand (Heather Digby Parton, Salon)

Tucker Carlson: Anyone who points out white privilege "is by definition a racist" (Video, Brian Tashman, Right Wing Watch)

"We called that touch" (Ed Pavlic, Boston Review)

We don't have to wait for the general election to see the harmful effects of voter-ID laws - they're already happening (Charles D. Ellison, The Root)

What "white folks who teach in the hood" get wrong about education (Kenya Downs, PBS)

When working-class white people close the road to Trump (Caitlin Breedlove, Waging Nonviolence)

White America's heroin problem (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

The white revolt over dashed expectations: Column (Dan Carney, KHOU, Houston, Texas)

Why demographics doom Donald Trump (Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine)

Why didn't you take a black studies course in college? (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

Why people are rallying against police killing of Jamar Clark (Video, Benjamin Gross, Bill Sorem, Michael McIntee, The Uptake)

Will demographics sink Donald Trump? (David Byler, Real Clear Politics)

A young Chicago woman has lost 23 loved ones to gang violence. She wants you to see their faces. (Maya Dukmasova, The Trace)


Beyoncé new video: Rumors suggest mothers of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown will appear (Chris Riotta, Mic)

Cuba Gooding Jr. feels extreme guilt that he once rejoiced in O.J. Simpson's acquittal (Stacey Cole, Inquisitr)

Denied because of her skin color, a civil rights advocate returns to campus to be honored (T. Rees Shapiro, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump rules out internment camps for American Muslims (Chas Danner, New York Magazine)

Editorial: White shirts and the race card are a bad match. (Leder, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

For white folks who teach in the hood: A lesson in campus colonialism (Christopher Emdin, Salon)

Learning from Oak Park, IL's black-a-block racial quota (Steve Sailer, Vdare)

Legalize all drugs? The "risks are tremendous" without defining the problem (Radio, Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR)

Mexicans burn effigies of Trump in Easter ritual (David Agren, USA Today)

An obsession with racial identity is put above the needs of a child (Naomi Schaefer Riley, New York Post)

Political correctness may have run amok, but it's better than when casual racism ruled (Aimee Liu, Los Angeles Times)

The rise of the "Jewish policy elite": Meritocracy, myth and power (Prof. James Petras, Centre for Research and Globalization, Canada)

These people are the most likely to date according to skin color (Suzannah Weiss, Refinery29)

This is how deep racism runs in our history (Ed Simon, History News Network)

This is how they gutted North Carolina - and this is the man who might save it (Paul Rosenberg, Salon)

Trump aide: Immigration increases risk of female genital mutilation (Video, Eric Bradner, CNN)

The vile core of Trump's appeal: Here's the research that shows how racism animates his campaign (Sean McElwee, Philip Cohen, Salon)

Watch: NYPD binds man's hands and feet, throws him in body bag (Video, Angela Bronner Helm, The Root)

We are not Chiraq: Yes, Chicago has too many murders, but labeling us with terms like "war zone," "Chiraq" and "urban terrorism" doesn't help (Natalie Y. Moore, Salon)

What messy justice looks like: After Peter Liang's killing of Akai Gurley, DA Ken Thompson does the right thing twice (Video, Harry Siegel, New York Daily News)

What's behind America's widening college graduation gap? (Joseph Williams, TakePart)

"Why are they angry with us? Essays on race" (Genea Webb, New Pittsburgh Courier)

Why the black community has a fraught relationship with therapy (Laura Donovan, Attn)

Why Trump, indeed? (Ian Reifowitz, Daily Kos)

With gentrification, black people are becoming outsiders in their own communities (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Wolff: Trump as the great white hope (Video, Michael Wolff, USA Today)

"Zootopia" in the year of Trump: The parallels between a Disney cartoon and the 2016 election continue to surprise (Eileen G'sell, Salon)


Black women who boosted Obama are sticking with Clinton (Catherine Lucey, Associated Press)

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

Chris Christie demands return of Assata Shakur from Cuba (again) (Angela Bronner Helm, The Root)

Donald Trump's secret weapon: blue-state voters (Nate Cohn, The New York Times)

Hate speech is often free speech, but how can we stop it? (Caitlin Ring Carlson, The Seattle Times)

How Don Cheadle became Miles Davis (Marlow Stern, The Daily Beast)

It wasn't "politically correct" when W. said it: Why Trump's Islamophobia is a dangerous American bellwether (Conor Lynch, Salon)

Obama weekly address: "We have to reject any attempt to stigmatize Muslim-Americans" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Old Main prison: A tour through American prison history (Samuel Gilbert, Al Jazeera)

Police find and detonate explosive device at Trump supporter's home after he threatened Muslims (Justin Salhani, Think Progress)

Race-based incarceration: Trump wisely didn't take the bait (Sierra Rayne, American Thinker)

Sanders tweets illustration of #BirdieSanders with the line "Together" (Video, Eugene Scott, CNN)

Seven years after the Great Recession, some Chicago suburbs may never recover (Kim Janssen, Chicago Tribune)

Social justice warrior confused that black racists can commit hate crimes (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

Ted Cruz has already won: His absurd plan to police Muslims is already happening (Khaled A. Beydoun, Salon)

What I learned from attending a #BlackLivesMatter protest in Toronto (Regan Burden, The Independent, Canada)

Why are "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" so white? Lifetime's "UnREAL" explores the issue (Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times)

Why the New York Times is pushing racial politics in Flint (Barry Grey, World Socialist Website)

Why there are Muslim ghettos in Belgium, but not in the US (Jeff Jacoby, The Boston Globe)

Yvette Nicole Brown is tired of the "sassy" requirement for black actresses (Jillian Capewell, The Huffington Post)


2 Connecticut menwin more than $3 million in race discrimination case against Bridgeport company (Anna Bisaro, New Haven Register)

After death of son, mother stands with Black Lives Matter (Deanna Joseph, Chris Wilson, USA Today)

As racial hate groups rise, strategies to shut them down (Video, PBS Newshour)

Backlash halts removal of Confederate symbols in New Orleans (Cain Burdeau, Associated Press)

Baltimore's segregated school system (Michael Corbin, The Baltimore Sun)

Call it what it is: A rabble (James Traub, The New York Times)

Chicago gun epidemic, out of control: the execution of nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee (Lois Beckett, The Guardian)

Cities still in search of solutions (Gabrielle Gurley, The American Prospect)

The coming gendered Armageddon (Josh Marshall, Talking Points Memo)

The cross-color coalition fighting to stop Donald Trump (Trymaine Lee, MSNBC)

"Detained because my name was Gonzalez" (Angilee Shah, PRI)

Donald Trump and America's "second civil war" (Arthur Delaney, Zach Carter, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump loves Jewish babies (Phoebe Maltz Bovy, New Republic)

Don't be fooled - Donald Trump's "silent majority" doesn't exist (Danielle Allen, The Washington Post)

Don't call it islamophobia, call it islamo-racism - the "otherizing" of religion and race (Jaideep Singh, Patheos)

An Easter prayer for America (Jim Wallis, Time)

EXCLUSIVE: Former NYPD attorneys say "Nuisance" Unit was reckless, skirted procedures and worked without proper oversight (Sarah Ryley, New York Daily News)

A family secret that leads to revelations of racial brutality (Boganmeldelse, Wiley Hall, The Washington Post)

Film club: "A conversation with Latinos on race" (Michael Conchar, The New York Times)

Get over it? I don't think so (John W. Fountain, The Huffington Post)

How Emory's student activists are fueling Trumpism (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

How North Carolina is discriminating against voters at the polls (Ari Berman, The Nation)

How to ensure the Muslim American vote counts this election season, because the stakes are sky-high (Chris Tognotti, Bustle)

Implicit bias in the time of Trump (Rinku Sen, ColorLines)

The imprint of racism (Læserbrev, The New York Times)

Insiders say NYPD's Nuisance Unit skirts the law and relies on unconfirmed allegations (Sarah Ryley, ProPublica)

Investing to close America's racial wealth gap (Beadsie Woo, The San Diego Union-Tribune)

Is it now a hate crime to support Donald Trump on a college campus? (Scott Greer, The Daily Caller)

Lindsey Graham: Trump is a demagogue who uses racial dog whistles (Andrew Kaczynski, BuzzFeed News)

Linking Ferguson, Flint and Trump: Mapping America's racial rivers and roadways (Dr. Maulana Karenga, Los Angeles Sentinel)

The moment we have waited for (Marian Wright Edelman, The Huffington Post)

Netflix, YouTube and Twitter donate to Black Lives Matter activist's mayoral campaign (Keith Nelson Jr., Digital Trends)

New show highlights "successful, self-made" black female lawyers (Taryn Finley, The Huffington Post)

Nixon aides suggest colleague was kidding about drug war being designed to target black people (Hilary Hanson, The Huffington Post)

Obama administration's "equity" ideology in public schools breeding violence (Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart)

The only people who aren't penalized for promoting diversity at work are white men (Frida Garza, Quartz)

Philadelphia still conducting illegal stop-and-frisks, despite agreeing to change the policy (Ricky Riley, Atlanta Black Star)

Police brutality protesters "destroyed American cities," senator's new ad claims (Robert Baldwin III, The Huffington Post)

Police "de-escalation" training - how it could help Chicago (Video, Annie Sweeney, Chicago Tribune)

Police will get racial training because "we all have implicit bias" (Matt Vande Bunte,, Michigan)

Predictive policing: the future of crime-fighting, or the future of racial profiling? (Video, Alexis C. Madrigal, Fusion)

Race matters (Joseph A. Slobodzian, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Somehow, O.J. Simpson keeps making news (Anthony Stanford, Chicago Tribune)

Ted Cruz campaign's anti-Muslim propagandists called "terrifying" (Ed Pilkington, The Guardian)

There is no truly anti-racist presidential candidate (Mychal Denzel Smith, The Nation)

Tracy Morgan busts the black suicide myth (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

[Trending] Black man goes on Twitter ran exposing racial bias in Silicon Valley (Rachel Herron, BET)

The Trump campaign and race baiting at The New York Times (John C. Goodman, Town Hall)

Trump is a Republican, but is he a fascist? (Pete Dolack, CounterPunch)

Trump's African-American supporters should question their candidate (Robert Traynham, The Philadelphia Tribune)

Trump's harsh talk pushes local immigrants to "speak up" and vote (Lynn Thompson, The Seattle Times)

Trump strips away the veneer and the GOP gasps: Unwitting complicity, guilt, and forgiveness (Howard J. Curzer, The Huffington Post)

Two women say they were kicked out of a bar for being black. The bar didn't know they were ACLU lawyers. (Danielle Wiener-Bronner, Fusion)

What if diversity is our weakness? (Rod Dreher, The American Conservative)

Why a black person would support Trump, explained (Damon Young, The Root)

The worst states for Hispanics (Thomas C. Frohlich, Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St)


ACLU attorneys say dive bar bounced them for being black (Kate Briquelet, The Daily Beast)

American politics has reached peak polarization (Lee Drutman, Vox)

Arizona restaurant owner faces backlash after appearing onstage with Donald Trump (Gregory Krieg, CNN)

Arizona's primary problems go way beyond long lines (Samantha Lachman, The Huffington Post)

Big problems with Arizona's primary were avoidable, yet inevitable (Brentin Mock, CityLab)

Black Donald Trump supporters get cozy with white nationalist (Christina Wilkie, The Huffington Post)

The Black Lives Matter founders are among the world's greatest leaders (Erin Griffith, Fortune)

Blacks mainly backslide under Obama (Deroy Murdock, National Review)

Can you commit a hate crime against a white person? (Gabby Bess, Broadly)

Chicago's population is decreasing for the first time in decades (Sophie Lucido Johnson, Chicagoist)

Confederate flag controversy (Video, John Clay, WTAJ, Altoona, Pennsylvania)

Cruz defends Muslim "patrols," delayed anti-Trump strategy, in Wisconsin debut (David Weigel, The Washington Post)

Day of the demagogue (Tanya Golash-Boza, The Huffington Post)

A dialogue on race and speech at Yale (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

Donald Trump and Ted Cruz shed light on the hidden racism of America (Akbar Ganji, The Huffington Post)

Facing the white blind spot: Bernie Sanders and anti-racist organizing (Rick Ayers, The Huffington Post)

Focus turns to criminal justice in Senate race (John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun)

Forever bound (Bernard Mokam, The Huffington Post)

For this 6-year-old, the law sees only race (Aditya Dynar, Timothy Sandefur, The Wall Street Journal)

From the party of Abe to the party of Donald (Dave Pruett, The Huffington Post)

Georgia law targets black, Latino drivers, groups say (Griselda Nevarez, NBC News)

How many presidents does it take to deport 11 million people? (Tanya Golash-Boza, The Nation)

How race, class set stage for Flint water crisis (Video, Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press)

In Cuba, Obama recalls long struggle in U.S. to confront racism (George E. Curry, New Pittsburgh Courier)

Is Cedric Alexander fit to be Chicago's top cop? (Max Blau, Chicago Reader)

It took only a day for Microsoft's "teen" chatbot to become a racist, misogynist Holocaust denier (Max Read, New York Magazine)

JK Rowling's appropriation of Navajo beliefs shows racial ignorance (Jemma Hoolahan, The Student Newspaper, UK)

Lasting damage for G.O.P.? Young voters reject Donald Trump (Toni Monkovic, The New York Times)

Manisha Sinha: "The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition" (Radio, Katherine Lanpher, Manisha Sinha, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU)

Medical experts call for global drug decriminalisation (Sarah Boseley, Jessica Glenza, The Guardian)

Messenger: Whistle-blower-to-scapegoat story in racist cop case doesn't add up (Tony Messenger, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

The modern war on drugs began as Nixon's racist assault on black people (Mark Karlin, TruthOut)

The most dangerous thing about Donald Trump: The disturbing movement he's leading won't just disappear if he loses (Conor Lynch, Salon)

Most racists back Donald Trump: New poll suggests racial resentment above all is driving Trump's rise (Sean Illing, Salon)

The new Jim Crow includes you, too (Adam Kirk Edgerton, The Huffington Post)

Now college kids collapse at the mention of the word "Trump" (Leder, New York Post)

Racial GOP rhetoric propels Jewish not-for-profits into the fray (Nathan Guttman, Forward)

Rihanna is still black: What Fuse left out about immigrants (Tia Oso, The Huffington Post)

The rise of 1,000 small jails (Jacob Kang-Brown, The Atlantic)

Sanders is fighting to raise the wages for most black and Latino workers (Mark Paul, Stephanie Luce, The Huffington Post)

"Shuffle Along" and the lost history of black performance in America (John Jeremiah Sullivan, New York Magazine)

Skin color and health: it's not about race? (Utibe Effiong, The Huffington Post)

Someone wrote "Trump 2016" on Emory's campus in chalk. Some students said they no longer feel safe. (Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post)

Ted Cruz's outrageous idea to "patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods," explained (Dara Lind, Vox)

Trump's appeal to white anger echoes campaigns of George Wallace (Margaret Newkirk, Bloomberg)

Trump vs. Democrats: Who are the real "racial arsonists"? (Larry Elder, Town Hall)

We asked hardcore Bernie supporters if they will vote for Hillary (Danielle DeCourcey, Attn)

Whoopi presses Carson on Trump: "He's a racist" (Nick Gass, Politico)

Why Ted Cruz should drop everything and watch "Zootopia" immediately (Emily Peck, The Huffington Post)


Advertising industry wrestles with bias after a lawsuit (Sydney Ember, The New York Times)

Black and brown unity against police impunity (Dave Welsh, Counterpunch)

"Black women are erased": NCIS's Shalita Grant on race in America (Emma Bracy, Broadly)

Breaking Asian stereotypes (Anis Shakirah Mohd Muslimin, The Daily Iowan)

Confederate monuments and American citizenship (Edward Carson, John D. Wilsey, The Christian Century)

Dear conservatives: Don't peddle racist garbage if you are not racist (Shikha Dalmia, Reason)

Despite Trump's tight script at AIPAC, Jewish voters still aren't sure (Margaret Warner, PBS)

Donald Trump is wicked. As a rabbi, I had to protest his AIPAC speech. (Shmuel Herzfeld, The Washington Post)

From Mary Church Terrell to Barbara Lee: Black women in the peace movement (Julianne Malveaux, BlackPressUSA)

GOP voters - especially Trump supporters - think racism hurts whites more than minorities (Eric Kleefeld, Raw Story)

The gospel according to Rodney King (according to Roger Guenveur Smith) (Sean Nelson, The Stranger, Seattle)

Graduation gap widens (Jake New, Inside Higher Ed)

Kelela: "America hasn't ever dealt with whiteness" (Owen Myers, Fader)

KING: The danger of becoming desensitized to the bigotry of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Latent racism giving way to overt racism (Edward "Ned" Walsh, The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina)

The law was supposed to reduce discrimination. But it made hiring more racially biased. (Jeff Guo, The Washington Post)

Leading white nationalists credit Trump with empowering the "pro-white" movement (Miranda Blue, Right Wing Watch)

Making freedom a fact (David Stein, Jacobin)

Maricopa County election officials writing off voters? You bet (Elvia Diaz (La Voz), The Arizona Republic)

Men who say they're "blind" to race when dating are probably lying (Isha Aran, Fusion)

Moulton compares Trump's rise to election of Hitler in 1930s (Travis Anderson, The Boston Globe)

Muslim groups panic over Cruz's call for surveillance (Jonah Bennett, The Daily Caller)

New again: O.J. Simpson (Tinkerbelle, Interview Magazine)

Newt Gingrich is bullish on Donald Trump (Isaac Chotiner, Slate)

New York prosecutor recommends no prison time for Peter Liang (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Next Democratic contests have smaller Latino electorates (Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News)

Nixon's drug war was (and still is) a racist policy tool to disrupt and neutralize black communities (Melissa Franqui, AlterNet)

North Jersey police chief steps down amid racial profiling controversy (Video, Christie Duffy, Pix11, New York)

On who gets to be a "real American," and who deserves a helping hand (Gene Demby, NPR)

Police board reinstates St. Louis County lieutenant fired over alleged racial profiling (Christine Byers, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Poor white kids are less likely to go to prison than rich black kids (Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post)

Segregation and racial barriers on Chicago's South Side (Video, Nick Blumberg, Chicago Tonight, WTTV)

Should Donald Trump have first amendment rights? (Scott McConnell, The American Conservative)

Similar colleges. Similar population of black students. So why the disparate graduation rates? (Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, The Washington Post)

Stirring up mass panic is Donald Trump's only hope for winning the White House (Frank Rich, New York Magazine)

A Texas prosecutor says he was told to keep black people off juries (Casey Tolan, Fusion)

Ted Cruz is right about policing Muslim neighborhoods (David Marcus, The Federalist)

There goes the neighborhood: Turf wars (Podcast, Kai Wright, The Nation)

There were 5-hour lines to vote in Arizona because the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act (Ari Berman, The Nation)

The third rail (Alec MacGillis, Places)

Trump: When race is as God (Michael W. Waters, The Huffington Post)

Trump wins primaries in the most diverse states, and why that's a problem (Charles D. Ellison, The Hill)

Tuskegee Airmen land in Tuskegee 75 years later (Rebecca Burylo, The Montgomery Advetiser, Alabama)

Voter suppression coming back to Texas? State's halted voter ID law gets appeals court hearing in May (Aaron Morrison, International Business Times)

Watch: 4 cops forcefully arrest NYC mail carrier after they almost hit him with unmarked car (Video, Yesha Callahan, The Root)

Western voters faced chaos at the polls last night (Alice Ollstein, Think Progress)

What can we learn from the history of Milwaukee policing? (Brian C. Anderson, George L. Kelling, City Journal)

What's happening to American democracy? (Video, Bob Abeshouse, Simon Bouvier, Al Jazeera)

What Trump and Cruz should learn from Belgium (Peter Beinart, The Atlantic)

When resumes are made "whiter" to please potential employers (Bourree Lam, The Atlantic)

Why Donald Trump? (Claire Malone, FiveThirtyEight)

Why race matters in planning public parks (Brentin Mock, CityLab)

Why Trump is winning: His supporters think America is screwing over whites (Greg Sargent, The Washington Post)

Women of colour need their own space - so I've set up a feminist magazine (Liv Little, The Guardian)

"You look like a terrorist": How I got booted from a Trump rally (Christopher Louis Romaguera, The Daily Beast)


AIPAC brings Donald Trump's anti-Semitic fans out of the woodwork (Dean Obeidallah, The Daily Beast)

Analysis: How immigration turned Rubio campaign into national embarassment (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

The Asian-American debate (Shruti Rao, The Duke Chronicle)

Austin police officer fired for fatally shooting unarmed 17-year-old (Tom Dart, The Guardian)

Barbara Kruger on blind idealism, Trump, and the Brussels terrorist attacks (Carl Swanson, New York Magazine)

Black activism, unchurched (Emma Green, The Atlantic)

"Black people need encryption," no matter what happens in the Apple-FBI feud (Brandon Ellington Patterson, Mother Jones)

Blacks believe police view them as "suspects first, civilians second" (Jennifer Cobbina, Andy Henion, Michigan State University)

Blocked voting (Mark Joseph Stern, Slate)

Clinton, Sanders in primary showdown for Arizona's Latino vote (Griselda Nevarez, NBC News)

Cruz calls for patrols of Muslim neighborhoods (Nolan D. McCaskill, Eliza Collins, Politico)

Donald Trump chasing illegal immigrants back into the shadows (Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times)

Donald Trump is a small man (Ron Fournier, The Atlantic)

Donald Trump's plan to solve the racial divide (Trymaine Lee, MSNBC)

Economic and racial anxiety: Two separate forces driving support for Donald Trump (Max Ehrenfreund, Scott Clement, The Washington Post)

Facebook's "ethnic affinity" advertising sparks concerns of racial profiling (Alex Hern, The Guardian)

A famous activist, mayoral candidate DeRay Mckesson tries to win over Baltimore (Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun)

Fear and hate drove Arizona's Republican primary (Joan Walsh, The Nation)

Founder Matt Joseph reveals the racial biases people of color face in Silicon Valley (Jack Smith IV, Mic)

How the Obama presidency has - or hasn't - shaped Latino identity: You weighed in (Adrian Florido, Leah Donnella, Kat Chow, NPR)

Ignore Cruz and Trump — scapegoating Muslims is an un-American response to the Brussels attacks (Leder, Los Angeles Times)

Inside the pro-Israel conference that welcomed Trump (Sarah Posner, Rolling Stone)

Is Facebook engaging in racial profiling for advertisers? (Husna Haq, The Christian Science Monitor)

John McCain concedes the GOP may have lost Hispanics (Pema Levy, Mother Jones)

Larry Wilmore's interview with black Trump supporters is just so confusing and depressing (Video, Aisha Harris, Slate)

Latinos should support Garland nomination (Raul A. Reyes, The Hill)

Live free or Trump (Emma Roller, The New York Times)

Man says he slashed woman because she's white (Tina Moore, Jennifer Bain, Daniel Prendergast, New York Post)

Meet the activist sent to ICE despite being citizen after blocking Arizona highway to Trump rally (Video, Democracy Now)

Minnesota lawmakers look for answers to black wealth gap (Video, Kyle Potter, Associated Press)

On Muslim rights, the Republican Party is now the Trump party (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Nixon official: real reason for the drug war was to criminalize black people and hippie (German Lopez, Vox)

Past terrorist attacks helped Trump capitalize on anti-Muslim sentiment (Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight)

Police body cameras make sense from both sides of the debate (Andrew Syrios, The Blaze)

Police view black people as "worthless," Ferguson protesters say (Gabby Bess, Broadly)

Report: Bias evident in Philadelphia stop-and-frisk practice (Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press)

Retired U.S. Marshal wants to take lifelong fight for justice to Capitol Hill (Arelis R. Hernández, The Washington Post)

Southern exposure: Gordon Parks photos from 1956 offer a timely reminder of America's racial divide (Mary Abbe, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

The South Side (Boganmeldelse, Carla K. Johnson (Associated Press), Edge Media Network, Boston)

Stoking fear and pushing bigotry: Ted Cruz's Brussels reaction has again showed why he's nearly as bad as Donald Trump (Elias Isquith, Salon)

Suspended countless times as a child, this professor is tackling racial disparities in preschool discipline (Ann Schimke, Chalkbeat, Colorado)

Ted Cruz calls for law enforcement to ‘patrol and secure’ Muslim neighborhoods (Katie Zezima, Adam Goldman, The Washington Post)

Ted Cruz: Police need to "patrol and secure" Muslim neighborhoods (Video, Jeremy Diamond, CNN)

Top cop's order to investigate "suspicious black people" probed by state (Anthony G. Attrino,, New Jersey)

A transcript of Donald Trump's meeting with the Washington Post editorial board (Lydoptagelse, The Washington Post)

Trump calls for Muslim patrols, torture in wake of Brussels attacks (Video, Jonathan Easley, The Hill)

The Trump voter, before Trump (Christopher Bonanos, New York Magazine)

The VICE guide to the 2016 election: Whatever happened to Arizona's minutemen? (Meredith Hoffman, Vice)

"We can't arrest our way out..." says interim CPD boss (Michael Romain, Austin Weekly News)

What is critical race theory? (Marina Bolotnikova, Harvard Magazine)

Where pot is legal, more black people still go to jail for marijuana (Mike Adams, Mashable)

Why is the American media mostly ignoring two other terror attacks that happened this month? (Nidhi Prakash, Fusion)

Yes, Trump's biggest asset is racism: Why bigotry (not the economy) is the biggest factor driving his rise (Sean McElwee, Jason McDaniel, Salon)


The 10 most important black memes of all time (Brandon Harrison, The Root)

Angered by Trump's rhetoric, Evanston groups rally, launch poster campaign (Lee V. Gaines, Chicago Tribune)

The antifascism of fools (David Broder, Jacobin)

Barry Goldwater's family is against Donald Trump (Tony Dokoupil, NBC News)

Black Republicans in the Age of Trump (Chauncey DeVega, The Washington Spectator)

"The Brothers Grimsby" trots out a demeaning racial trope (Filmanmeldelse, Wesley Morris, The New York Times)

Chicago mom outraged after daughter, 6, placed in handcuffs for taking candy (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

Clinton and Soros are behind violent riots at Trump rallies, not Sanders (Roger Stone, The Daily Caller)

Come see what mass immigration looks like in my school (Wendy Wilson, The Federalist)

The coming of America's second civil war (Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith, The Huffington Post)

Congressmen explore the "civil" in civil rights on South Carolina pilgrimage (Jessica Mendoza, The Christian Science Monitor)

Death by gentrification: the killing that shamed San Francisco (Rebecca Solnit, The Guardian)

"Donald Trump, go away": Amid violence at Trump rallies, New Yorkers take to streets against racism (Video og lyd, Democracy Now)

Donald Trump says he'll fix racism by being "a cheerleader for the country" (Claire Landsbaum, New York Magazine)

Facebook explains that it is totally not doing racial profiling (Annalee Newitz, Ars Technica)

Is everybody a racist? (Princess Ojiaku, Aeon)

It's not big data that discriminates - it's the people that use it (Reuben Binns, The Conversation)

Janaya Khan, Black Lives Matter Toronto co-founder, on racism and self-care (David Lewis-Peart, The Huffington Post Canada)

Juan Williams: Trump plays the race card (Juan Williams, The Hill)

Let's reject racism, misogyny, xenophobia of Trumpism for the of Republicanism (Christopher Lamb, The Huffington Post)

A look back at Trump's tumultuous relationship with Jewish voters (Video, Meghan Keneally, ABC News)

Map reveals how America remains racially segregated (Kyle Jaeger, Attn)

Maryland school district examines racial disparities in its gifted programs (Donna St. George, The Washington Post)

Meet the Jews who protested Trump's AIPAC speech (Jack Jenkins, Alice Ollstein, Think Progress)

Memphis burning (Preston Lauterbach, Places)

The millions of new voters spurred by Donald Trump and other campaign myths, debunked (David Lauter, Los Angeles Times)

On invincible ignorance (Paul Krugman, The New York Times)

Opinion: From Arizona's immigration legacy to Trump (Victoria Defrancesco Soto, NBC News)

People of color care about climate change, but are less likely to call themselves environmentalists (Nick Visser, The Huffington Post)

Police officer: Trump protesters were "the most hateful, evil people I've ever seen" (Video, Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post)

Pot legalization hasn't done anything to shrink the racial gap in drug arrests (Keith Humphreys, The Washington Post)

The progressive movement's horrible racist history (Thomas Sowell, New York Post)

A Reddit law enforcement community details how some white people react to their black neighbors (Shenequa Golding, Vibe)

Roles of race and partisanship in legislative maps argued at Supreme Court (Adam Liptak, The New York Times)

Supreme Court may decide against Va. Republicans in redistricting fight (Robert Barnes, The Washington Post)

A timely tour in South Carolina (Leder, The Christian Science Monitor)

Trump supporter who punched and kicked Arizona protester is in Air Force (Erin Calabrese, Associated Press, NBC News)

Tucson cop's video slamming "hateful" anti-Trump protesters goes viral (Video, Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times)

U.S. citizen detained by immigration agents after protesting Donald Trump (Alice Ollstein, Think Progress)

US elections: Does America have enough angry, white voters to fuel a Trump presidency? (Nikhila Natarajan, First Post, Indien)

Video shows exactly how Donald Trump incited assault on protester (Video, Robert Mackey, The Intercept)

Weed legalization can't seem to fix one thing: Racial gaps in drug arrests (Jamilah King, Mic)

What Cuba can teach America about race (Ron Howell, The Daily Beast)

What Mississippi educators are telling students about state sanctioned Confederate Heritage Month (Casey Quinlan, Think Progress)

Why did Bernie Sanders do better with black voters in the Midwest? We asked 4 experts. (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Why Sanders trails Clinton among minority voters (Noam Scheiber, The New York Times)

Why white voters won't be enough to put Donald Trump in the White House (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)


Aaron Johnson's story as a lifer in Alabama prison is exhibit A in why we need to change America's prison nightmare (David J. Krajicek, AlterNet)

Activists want a stamp to honor service of Japanese Americans (Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil, Los Angeles Times)

America's racism charge debunked: Why blacks vote Democrat (CS Bennett, Communities Digital News)

Another Trump rally ends in violence: Fan of the Donald caught punching and kicking a protester while his controversial campaign manager "appears to grab a man by the collar" at Tucson event (Chris Pleasance, Anton Nilsson, The Daily Mail, UK)

A Baltimore drug dealer's "ghetto fabulous" funeral and my black preacher dad (Lloyd Marcus, American Thinker)

Bill Maher: The rise of Trump isn't about racism. It's about too much self-esteem. (Video, Aaron Blake, The Washington Post)

"Black Deutschland": An elegiac novel of a gay black American in Berlin, seeking love (Boganmeldelse, Deesha Philyaw, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

The black spies in a Confederate White House (Christopher Dickey, The Daily Beast)

Black Trump supporter beats white anti-Trump protester: Who is Tony Pettway of Tucson, Arizona? [Video] (Video, Paula Mooney, Inquisitr)

Bob Adelman, civil rights movement photographer who chronicled Martin Luther King Jr., dead at 85 (Nicole Hensley, New York Daily News)

CNN's State of the Union panel slams Trump's rhetoric for inspiring violence at his rallies (Video, Media Matters)

Collective assimilation: Resisting full citizenship (Duane Champagne, Indian Country Today Media Network)

Cornel West on state of race in the U.S.: "We're in bad shape" (Video, James Brown, 60 Minutes, CBS News)

Crossing the color line (Mark Curnutte, The Cincinnati Enquirer)

"Dark Justice": A Looney Tunes take on racism (TV-anmeldelse, Thor Benson, TruthDig)

Donald Trump faults protesters over violence, not their assailants (Nick Corasanti, The New York Times)

Donald Trump says he'll tell supporters not to riot, "but"... (Arthur Delaney, The Huffington Post)

Don Cheadle on his Miles Davis movie, Miles Ahead (Jada Yuan, Vulture)

Erasing culture and race: Black job applicants change "black-sounding" names, awards and organizations to bypass discrimination (Manny Otiko, Atlanta Black Star)

George Will shreds Trump's new Republican Party: "He's appealing entirely to white people" (Video, David Edwards, Raw Story)

How white privilege affects 8 people of color on a day-to-day basis (Paige Tutt, Bustle)

I'm white, my kids are Native. Does it matter? (Jill Burke, Alaska Dispatch News)

Internationalization vs cultural appropriation (Liz Reisberg, Inside Higher Ed)

"I wouldn't lead it": Understanding Trump's incitement to violence (Stanley Fish, The Huffington Post)

John Dickerson breaks down Trump rally violence (Video, CBS News)

Kansas professor who used racial slur in class is cleared of wrongdoing (Peter Holley, The Washington Post)

Legalize it all (Dan Baum, Harper's Magazine)

Me gusta Trump: Portrait of a Hispanic Trump voter (León Krauze, The New Yorker)

A Muslim woman brought here by Reagan. Pushed away by Trump. (Daniel Freedman, The Daily Beast)

Never forget: Russell Frederick's photographs of proud black Brooklyn (Tim Teeman, The Daily Beast)

On Trump, immigration, racism and identity (Saritha Prabhu, The Tennessean)

The possibilities of Obama's last lap (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Protesters block road outside Trump Arizona event, march in NYC (Video, Eugene Scott, CNN)

Pro-Trump pastor Mark Burns says Hillary Clinton endorses black "genocide" (Asawin Suebsaeng, The Daily Beast)

Racism spans more than just black and white (Rishu Bhardwaj, California State University, Fullerton)

A rally's cry: Solve more black murders (Video, Will Higgins, The Indianapolis Star)

Roland Martin: Trump has "a desire to be thug-in-chief" (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)

Separate but equal? Wealthy county's plan would concentrate low-income, Hispanic students (Moriah Balingit, The Washington Post)

Space, race and war: 1966 Brevard (Video, Britt Kennerly, Florida Today)

There was no Republican establishment after all (Frank Rich, New York Magazine)

Trump campaign denies manager grabbed protester at Arizona rally (Ben Jacobs, The Guardian)

Trump says "professional agitators" are to blame for violence at rallies (Video, Edward Helmore, The Guardian)

Trump's jackbooted thugs against political correctness: Violence, fascism and the real assault on free speech (Aaron Hanlon, Salon)

Trump spokesperson: Rally violence is "American people having a head-on collision with the truth" (Video, David Edwards, Raw Story)

Trump's version of an African-American voter outreach campaign (Earl Ofari Hutchinson, The Huffington Post)

Va. Republicans take redistricting fight to the Supreme Court (Robert Barnes, Jenna Portnoy, The Washington Post)

A week on the trail with the "disgusting reporters" covering Donald Trump (Seth Stevenson, Slate)

A whole new meaning for the black hoodie (Video, CBS News)

With Iron Fist, Marvel and Netflix make a white man lord of the urban jungle (Jason Johnson, The Root)


3 changes to get racial equity at California community colleges (Estela Bensimon, The Sacramento Bee)

5 places for black people to move if Donald Trump is elected president (NewsOne)

Anti-Trump protestors march towards Trump Tower in NYC (Anthony Sciarratta, Inquisitr)

Arizona mom who lost son to illegal immigrant explains why she endorsed Donald Trump over Ted Cruz (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Bernie Sanders: Redskins name not necessary (Brian Tinsman, CBS DC)

Bernie Sanders uses Pope Francis to whack Donald Trump at border (Video, Kylie Atwood, CBS News)

Bill O'Reilly: Donald Trump is not a racist and Jorge Ramos is "blind on the Trump issue" (Hunter, Daily Kos)

Black pro Trump protester: Blacks are out of jobs due to Mexican immigration, "Trump for president!" (Video, Raheem Kassam, Breitbart)

Border patrol union: Donald Trump the only candidate who supports agents (Kellan Howell, The Washington Times)

A championship in 1966 was a step for integration (Associated Press, The New York Times)

Chart: Mexico dominates legal immigration to the United States (Rachel Stoltzfoos, The Daily Caller)

Cranks, zealots, extremists: How the paranoid style of Trump, Cruz and Palin took over the GOP and infected America (Lou Dubose (Washington Spectator), Salon)

Dividers, not uniters (Jonathan V. Last, The Weekly Standard)

Donald Trump's campaign faces mob of protestors at Utah rally (Video, ABC News)

Donald Trump wins big with the military: Daily news analysis (Sarah Ryley, Evie Liu, Edgar Sandoval, Nancy Dillon, New York Daily News)

Esther J. Cepeda: A trailblazing Latina who fell short of expectations (Esther J. Cepeda, The Janesville Gazette, Wisconsin)

Former KKK Grand Dragon explains why racists like Trump (Jen Yamato, The Daily Beast)

Half the country sees "fascist undertones" in Donald Trump's campaign: New survey (Ariel Edwards-Levy, The Huffington Post)

Herman Cain shuts down anti-Trump activist for unbelievable race-baiting smear (Video, Lydia Moeller, BizPac Review)

Hispanic officer at Trump protest responds to protesters' chants about "racist-a** police" (Carly Hoilman, The Blaze)

Houston's quiet revolution (Michael Berryhill, Places)

How Chicago racked up a $662 million police misconduct bill (Sharon Cohen (Associated Press), ABC News)

How Trump vs. Clinton could reshape the electoral map (Dan Balz, The Washington Post)

Immigration is Trump's "fundamental weakness" (Video, MSNBC)

In Baltimore, a serious campaign for mayor (Dan Rodricks, The Baltimore Sun)

Julieta Garibay: Trump, Rubio, and Cruz are saying it's okay to racist against Latino immigrants, using "hate speech" (Video, Ian Hanchett, Breitbart)

The man the Founders feared (Peter Wehner, The New York Times)

Protester punched and kicked at Donald Trump rally in Tucson (Maggie Haberman, The New York Times)

Protestor dons Klan hood at Trump rally in Arizona; Trump: "That is disgusting" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Rabbis, Jewish leaders plan boycott of Donald Trump at AIPAC (Video, Tal Kopan, CNN)

SEE IT: Anti-Donald Trump protesters block Ariz. road, chain themselves to stalled cars to keep candidate away from rally (Video, Meg Wagner, New York Daily News)

Supporters, protesters clash outside Trump rally in Utah (Michelle L. Price, Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press)

They have not been the party of Lincoln for decades: Donald Trump exposes the truth about GOP racism that David Brooks keeps denying (Paul Rosenberg, Salon)

Three Trump protesters in Arizona arrested, while demonstrators in NYC detained (Video, Elisha Fieldstadt, NBC News)

Tragedy of Darryl Hunt: how exonerated man came to take his own life (Max Blau, The Guardian)

Trump circus rolls into Phoenix in a taste of what's in store for California (Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times)

Trump forcing us to weigh where, how protest fits into politics (Heather Engel, The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina)

Trump invites woman with "Latinos support Trump" sign on stage at Arizona rally (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Trump on Romney: "Are you sure he's a Mormon?" (Video, Theodore Schleifer, CNN)

Trump's immigration stance resonates at tense rallies (Ryan Vanvelzer, Jacques Billeaud (Associated Press), The Seattle Times)

University of Kansas clears professor who used racial slur (Associated Press, ABC News)

U.S. urban centers sliding toward re-segregation, analysis shows (Zenitha Prince, AFRO)

Watch New York police clash with anti-Trump protesters (Video, Daniel Politi, Slate)

What president Obama's visit to Cuba means for Cubans of African descent (Devyn Spence Benson, The Huffington Post)

When Jackie Robinson confronted a Trump-like candidate (Matthew Delmont, The Atlantic)

Will Trump be dumped? (Maureen Dowd, The New York Times)

Yes, he tried: what will Barack Obama's legacy be? (Gary Younge, The Guardian)



Barney Frank: "Element of racial prejudice" in concern over and oppostion to illegal immigration (Video, Ian Hanchett, Breitbart)

Black voters helped defeat prosecutor in Tamir Rice case (Associated Press, ABC News)

Boston teacher allegedly used racial slur in Huck Finn lesson, students start #BlackatBLS (Mathew Rodriguez, Mic)

Can Charlotte-Mecklenburg desegregate its schools ... again? (Rachel M. Cohen, The American Prospect)

Carmel settles with black man in racial profiling case involving traffic stop (Madeline Buckley, The Indianapolis Star)

Donald Trump's ex-wife says he studied Hitler speeches, claims Anonymous [Video] (Video, Paula Mooney, Inquisitr)

Donald Trump's White Lives Matter movement (Touré, The Huffington Post)

Episcopal Church's first black leader, a gay marriage backer, focuses on race (Laurie Goodstein, The New York Times)

Harris: The Academy's response to #OscarsSoWhite is huge - but there's no guarantee it will work (Mark Harris, Vulture)

Helen Hunt, Richard Dreyfuss, Stephen Moyer to star in Fox racial drama "Shots Fired" (Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter)

Hillary Clinton faces challenge: Black voters in Rust Belt (Greg Moore, Emily Swanson, Associated Press)

How early white flight drove racial segregation (Tanvi Misra, CityLab)

If elections come down to Clinton-Trump matchup, Latinos could decide the victor (Andrew O'Reilly, Fox News Latino)

If Trump wins, I'll eat this column (Margaret Wente, The Globe and Mail, Canada)

In one video, the vicious cycle behind the racial wage gap is exposed (Jessica Eggert, Mic)

Is DeRay Mckesson the change-maker Baltimore needs? (D. Watkins, The Root)

I yelled "Black Lives Matter!" at a Trump rally. This is what happened next. (Sierra K. Thomas, The Washington Post)

Journalist arrested during Ferguson protest is convicted (Mariah Stewart, The Huffington Post)

Latino, immigrant activists to protest all Trump Arizona events (Griselda Nevarez, NBC News)

Meet the black blues musician who befriended the KKK (Jen Yamato, The Daily Beast)

No, not Trump, not ever (David Brooks, The New York Times)

No one will be able to stop the political violence Donald Trump is unleashing (Todd Gitlin, The Washington Post)

NPR's Nina Totenberg to Obama: Why did you nominate a "white guy" to Supreme Court? (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Police union: Chicago Trump rally chaos did not have to escalate, chief issued stand-down orders (Matt Finn, Fox News)

The psychology behind the violence at Trump rallies (Eric Niiler, Wired)

Rahm Emanuel targets Donald Trump's "language of hatred" at Holocaust dinner (Video, Bill Ruthhart, Chicago Tribune)

Straight Outta Compton had different trailers for different races (Tessa Berenson, Time)

Straight Outta Compton used "racial marketing" to promote the trailer on Facebook (Clover Hope, Jezebel)

Ted Cruz challenges Donald Trump on immigration at Mexican border (Byron Tau, The Wall Street Journal)

Ted Cruz is an anti-Muslim bigot, too (Ali Gharib, The Nation)

Trump picks up anti-immigration endorsement before Arizona primary (Radio, Kirk Siegler, Morning Edition, NPR)

Trump scrambles American politics (Ed Rogers, The Washington Post)

Voters tell prosecutors, Black Lives Matter (Leder, The New York Times)

Walking in David Duke's shadow: Trump treads a well-worn path of bigotry (Colbert I. King, The Washington Post)

(White) people need to call Donald Trump racist (Rebecca Griffin, The Huffington Post)


The 10 most bigoted cities in America, according to Twitter (Kali Holloway (AlterNet), Salon)

35 types of post-racial racism (Damon Young, The Root)

Al Sharpton secretly endorsing Donald Trump? Silence, previous ties to Trump raises speculation on social media (Meaghan Ellis, Inquisitr)

Ben Stein praises Donald Trump: "Let's make America into a gated community" (Video, Brian, NewsHounds)

Black Lives Matter and progressives are trying to organize against Donald Trump (Darren Sands, BuzzFeed)

Black Lives Matter gets behind Apple in encryption fight (Cory Bennett, The Hill)

Black Missouri activist slugged at Donald Trump rally says attacker also African-American (Leonard Greene, New York Daily News)

Celebrity: The Obamas' smart cultural power (Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic)

Chaos in the family, chaos in the state: The white working class's dysfunction (Kevin D. Williamson, National Review)

Chicago protests about media coverage for Trump, #BlackLivesMatter (Jennifer Oliver O'Connell, Communities Digital News)

Dallas police officer arrested on murder charges after death of teenager (Associated Press, The Guardian)

David Duke: Comparing Trump to Hitler is great for Hitler (Eliza Collins, Politico)

David Duke says Trump is "rehabilitating" Hitler's image (Althea Legaspi, Rolling Stone)

David Duke: Trump makes Hitler great again (Gideon Resnick, The Daily Beast)

Demographic scramble: Donald Trump's electoral path to the White House (Radio, Mara Liasson, All Things Considered, NPR)

Did Trump protest tactics backfire? (Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., The American Conversative)

Donald Trump's prediction of riots underscores risk of hosting Republican National Convention (commentary) (Steven Litt, The Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Donald Trump warns supporters could riot if he doesn't get GOP nomination (Benjy Sarlin, NBC News)

Endorse this: Jorge Ramos challenges Bill O'Reilly on Trump's racism (Video, Stephanie Schwartz, The National Memo)

Five deputies who escorted sucker-punched protester at Trump rally have been disciplined (Elahe Izadi, Sarah Larimer, The Washington Post)

The great unsettling (Robert Samuels, David Maraniss, The Washington Post)

Here's proof the Black Lives Matter movement is making a difference on college campuses (Emma Sarran Webster, Teen Vogue)

How black people are being shut out of America's weed boom (Amanda Chicago Lewis, BuzzFeed)

How racism shaped our cities (Cody Fenwick, Care2)

How the Trump campaign could evolve into organized violence, in 6 steps (Daniel Marans, Ryan Grim, The Huffington Post)

Is Merrick Garland more conservative than Antonin Scalia on criminal justice issues? (German Lopez, Vox)

I went to a Donald Trump rally and this is what happened to me (Matt Stopera, BuzzFeed)

Latinos line up to get naturalized and stop Trump (Video, Kyung Lah, Alberto Moya, CNN)

Let's stop beating around the bush about Donald Trump (Earnest Harris, The Huffington Post)

Muslim student allegedly attacked by man chanting Trump's name (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)

New bill would turn GOP's xenophobic rhetoric about refugees into law (Murtaza Hussain, The Intercept)

Oscars organisers to meet Ang Lee and George Takei over racial stereotyping (Ben Child, The Guardian)

PBS explains why it didn't acknowledge Trump supporter's alleged white supremacist tattoos (Sameer Rao, ColorLines)

Racial and ethnic discrimination charges fly in TV distribution fights (Cynthia Littleton, Variety)

Racial confrontation between 2 teens doesn't end well for one girl (Video, Nicole Haas, BizPac Review)

The "rough them up" edition (Podcast, John Dickerson, Ruth Marcus, David Plotz, Slate)

STUDY: Student activists slowly forcing university presidents to address racial disparities (Kenrya Rankin, ColorLines)

Ted Cruz's new adviser is even more anti-Muslim than Donald Trump (Jessica Schulberg, The Huffington Post)

Top cop hopeful: Police can't "act like redcoats at the Boston Massacre" (Joe Ward, DNAInfo)

Trooper claims state police policies encourage racial profiling (Video, Randy Wimbley, Fox2 Detroit)

Trump asked to denounce David Duke -- but not Farrakhan (Larry Elder, Town Hall)

Trump candidacy inspires Mexican immigrants to scramble for citizenship (Dianne Solís, The Dallas Morning News)

Trump is the face of modern fascism (Parvez Ahmed, The Huffington Post)

Violence and arrests at Trump rallies are way more common than you may think (Dana Liebelson, Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Watch the latest anti-Trump "white privilege" meme interrupt 7 iconic moments in US history (Video, Katie Frates, The Daily Caller)

What it's like to get kicked out of a Trump rally (Video, Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

What the next president should do about the racial wealth divide (Dedrick Muhammad, The Huffington Post)

Why more Americans are getting evicted (Jake Blumgart, Slate)

With Marco Rubio out, will conservative Latinos vote for Donald Trump? (Jose Serrano, Latin Post)


2 prosecutor races you didn't hear about were big wins for Black Lives Matter (German Lopez, Vox)

6 things you should know about women of color and the criminal justice system (Jamal Hagler, Center for American Progress)

50 years later, Texas Western's win resonates off the court (Tim Reynolds (Associated Press), ABC News)

Academy sorry for "offensive" Chris Rock Asian joke. No word from Chris Rock. (Justin Wm. Moyer, The Washington Post)

American racial grief, a reprisal (Anne A. Cheng, The Huffington Post)

Americans have already forgotten their history of backsliding on racial progress (Noah Berlatsky, Quartz)

As March Madness begins, the insanity of the gender and racial pay gap is revealed (Lisa Maatz, The Huffington Post)

At 15, she desegregated an all-white school. At 73, she's fighting to do it again. (Rebecca Klein, The Huffington Post)

Baby boomers have a Donald Trump problem: Immigration, nativism and the mythic golden age of the middle class (Edward McClelland, Salon)

Behind barbed wire: Remembering America's largest internment camp (Taylor Weik, NBC News)

Big wins for Black Lives Matter (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

"The Black Calhouns," by Gail Lumet Buckley (Boganmeldelse, Patricia J. Williams, The New York Times)

#BlackLivesMatter has drastically impacted college administrators and campus policy (JE Reich, Jezebel)

Black women feel jilted by Obama with Supreme Court pick (Jesse J. Holland (Associated Press), ABC News)

Dating a white person can be hard: Why I choose to struggle through it (Thomas Lick, AlterNet)

Dayton proposes $698 million in new spending for broadband, racial equity, tax cuts (Ricardo Lopez, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Did racism cost Trump delegates in Illinois? (Blake Neff, The Daily Caller)

Donald Trump enables racism (A. Barton Hinkle, Reason)

Donald Trump's loudest cheers is silence of white athletes (Chuck Modiano, New York Daily News)

Don't expect realty agents to answer loaded questions about neighborhoods (Kenneth R. Harney, The Washington Post)

The end of discriminatory policing in Ferguson? (J. Weston Phippen, The Atlantic)

Everything you've ever wanted to know about voter ID laws (Suevon Lee, Sarah Smith, Pacific Standard)

The fall 2016 runways were just slightly less white than lasts season's (Alexandrea Ilyashov, Refinery29)

Ferguson council unanimously approves agreement with DOJ (Stephen Deere, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

The genius of "Underground": A gripping slavery drama that dares to be entertaining (Melanie McFarland, Salon)

Helping mixed-race Asian kids navigate a world that isn't post-racial (Jerry Large, The Seattle Times)

The history of Hollywood: Propaganda for white supremacy at home and US militarism abroad (Garikai Chengu, CounterPunch)

The Illinois primary's biggest loser was Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Ben Joravsky, Chicago Reader)

In a state wrought with racial tension, Jackie Robinson suited up for his first spring training game (Chris Lamb, The Conversation)

Iowa man accused of hate crime assault says he is "allergic to black people" (Christopher Brennan, New York Daily News)

Marriage patterns explain some of the rise in American inequality (Tim Worstall, Forbes)

MSNBC turns intolerably white? (L. Brent Bozell III, Tim Graham,

Naomi Campbell opens up about the racial discrimination she faced as a model (Nikki Kinstlinger, Cosmopolitan)

Oscars' apology for "racist" Asian stereotypes labelled "patronising" (Ben Child, The Guardian)

Pastor supports Trump after confronting him about racism (Radio, Morning Edition, NPR)

PBS news story on first-time Trump voters prominently displays longtime white power tattoos (Jordan Sargent, Gawker)

Prosecutor at center of Laquan McDonald case voted out (Video, Aamer Madhani, USA Today)

Racial gaps in the Power Five (Jake New, Inside Higher Ed)

Racial segregation is making Americans sick (Olga Khazan, The Atlantic)

The real cause of Trump isn't Obama (John McWhorter, CNN)

Reflections on Rachel Dolezal, white privilege, and "America's headlong progress" (Reflections West, Montana Public Radio)

Segregation, inequality reflected in Ohio's poor county health rankings (Brie Zeitner, The Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Straight Outta Compton used Facebook to market different trailers to different races (Nathan McAlone, Slate)

Texas' white population shrinks, and voting rules get tougher. That's no coincidence. (Jim Schutze, Dallas Observer)

The thinning blue line (Dustin Waters, Charleston City Paper, South Carolina)

This year's biggest superhero movies are all about America's descent into fascism (Charlie Jane Anders, Gizmodo)

Trump's false Muslim claim (Robert Farley,

Trump voters' aversion to foreign-sounding names cost him delegates (David Wasserman, FiveThirtyEight)

What are social enterprises doing to address racism in America? (Rasheda L. Weaver, The Huffington Post)

What college presidents think about racial conflict on their campuses (Emily Deruy, The Atlantic)

When bigotry backfires (Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine)

When you want to be into BDSM but it's too soon because you're black (Luna Malbroux, Fusion)

Where were the women in the March on Washington? (Jennifer Scanlon, New Republic)

Why America's minority doctor problem begins in the third grade (Sydney Lupkin, Vice News)

Why is it still okay to make fun of Asians? (Elaine Teng, New Republic)


A 4th-grader shouldn't have her blackness questioned (Yesha Callahan, The Root)

Arkansas police chief says he resigned over inappropriate racial remark (Dave Hughes, NorthWest Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

"The Bachelor" is still for white people: A sour fairy tale, fed to millions, that keeps prizing whiteness above all (Sonia Saraiya, Salon)

Bernie, black, and blue: Reflections on race in the Democratic primaries (Paul Street, CounterPunch)

Bernie hopes Rahm's record will haunt Hillary at home (Gideon Resnick, The Daily Beast)

The brain likes categories. Where should it put mixed-race people? (Katherine Du, NPR)

Chicago's anti-Trump protests were about much more than one man's racism (Noah Berlatsky, Quartz)

Chicago's prosecutor loses reelction battle in the shadow of the Laquan McDonald video (Mark Guarino, The Washington Post)

Costs of inequality: For blacks and Hispanics, faster lives and quicker deaths (Kenneth J. Cooper, U.S. News & World Report)

Could Trump's hate-baiting lead to another Kent State? (James Robenalt, Politico)

The dawn of the resistance? (Eugene Robinson, Real Clear Politics)

Divisive rhetoric? Trump didn't start this fire (Heather MacDonald, National Review)

Donald Trump, a frightening window into the American present (Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker)

Donald Trump's reckless rhetoric (Jason L. Riley, The Wall Street Journal)

Donald Trump's social media ties to white supremacists (Ben Kharakh, Dan Primack, Fortune)

Family of pregnant 24-year-old who screamed for help on phone sues Dallas police (Sarah Mervosh, The Dallas Morning News)

Ferguson approves a federal plan to overhaul police and courts (John Eligon, The New York Times)

Ferguson city council votes to accept DOJ reform deal (Alan Scher Zagier (Assocated Press), The Washington Post)

Florida Republican voters strongly favor halt to Muslim immigration, polls show (Giovanni Russonello, The New York Times)

The GOP's strongman syndrome (Richard North Patterson, The Huffington Post)

If media were more diverse, they would call out Trump's racism and xenophobia more readily (Richard Prince, The Root)

If you don't love our kids, stay out of our schools (Charles F. Coleman Jr. The Root)

In a reversal, Ferguson City Council agrees to reforms and federal oversight (Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times)

In the 1930s, scientists measured black college students to define the "Negro race" (Dan Vergano, BuzzFeed)

In the US war on drugs, "equal justice under law" rings hollow (Ezekiel Edwards, Open Democracy)

It's already happening here: Donald Trump and America's creeping fascism (Bob Dreyfuss (, Salon)

Krauthammer vs. O'Reilly on Trump rhetoric: "Are you letting Trump off the hook on this?" Don't use "weaselly words" (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Let's dispense with political correctness and talk straight: Donald Trump is a racist (Silva Kovvali, Salon)

The marriage of Black Lives Matter & Jew hatred (John Perazzo, FrontPage Mag)

Meet The new KKK (Jeffrey Lord, The American Spectator)

Michigan community outraged after white teens take pic with N-word written on stomachs (Keri Blakinger, New York Daily News)

Mixed-race people are confusing to white people, and it's making them more prejudiced (Nathan Collins, Pacific Standard)

Mixed-race people experience racism, but it depends on where they live (Dana Dovey, Medical Daily)

MoveOn hits back at Trump nut that compared them to the Klan (Sally Kohn, The Daily Beast)

A new theory of Trump (John Podhoretz, Commentary)

Nina Simone's face (Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic)

North Carolina's confusing primary: why so many votes don't count (Video, Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor)

NYC mayor calls Trump a "racist." What does that achieve? (+video) (Molly Jackson, The Christian Science Monitor)

Obama on the idea that his election would fix racism: "I wasn't one of those who subscribed to that notion" (Caroline Framke, Vox)

Officials: "Unauthorized user" apparently broadcast racial slurs over police radio (Liam Ford, Chicago Tribune)

Politicians to visit Emanuel AME and other Charleston sites to advance race relations (Taylor Lewis, Essence)

The precedent for Donald Trump is not Nazi Germany - it's the United States of America (Zak Cheney-Rice, Mic)

Racial disparity continues in deadly encounters with police in 2015 (Fern Shen, Baltimore Brew, Maryland)

Recent violence at Trump rallies marks a new low for American politics -- and for race relations (Jason Fuller, The Huffington Post)

The resentment powering Trump (Molly Ball, The Atlantic)

Samantha Bee holds Trump focus group: They can't all be "racist thugs," right? (Video, Matt Wilstein, The Daily Beast)

School may expel Muslim teens for standing up to bullies - after ignoring their pleas for years (Travis Gettys, Raw Story)

The strange rise and violent fall of Long Island's dirtiest police chief (Michael Edison Hayden, Vice)

Trump's choice of trade enemies reveals the racial subtext of his economic appeal (Tim Fernholz, Quartz)

Video appears to show cop barring black protester with tickets from entering Florida Trump event (Video, Rob Wile, Fusion)

VIDEO: Tim Wise explains how racism has been used to divide and conquer working people in America (Video, Eric Ortiz, TruthDig) founders say dating site isn't racist (Video, ABC News)

Who sponsored the hate? (Jane Mayer, The New Yorker)

Why did Hillary Clinton lose Michigan but win Ohio? White voters. (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Why I have not endorsed any candidate (Samaria Rice, Medium)

Will the Democrats ever face an African-American revolt? (Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times)

With his own campaign regrets, Obama decries Trump's "vulgar and divisive" rhetoric (Dave Boyer, The Washington Times)


After punching incident, N.C. sheriff ponders "inciting a riot" charge against Trump (David A. Fahrenthold, Sarah Larimer, The Washington Post)

Ann Coulter takes credit for Trump fanatics' rage - but would like to see "a little more violence" from them (Video, Scott Eric Kaufman, Salon)

The anti-protest candidate (James Taranto, The Wall Street Journal)

At a vigil for Milwaukee shooting victims, speakers call for racial tolerance (Radio, Chuck Quimbach, Wisconsin Public Radio)

Blaming the victim (Leder, The Washington Times)

Can fascism triumph in America? (Robert Creamer, The Huffington Post)

Civil rights advocates applaud Feds' fight against "debtors' prisons" (Jon Schuppe, NBC News)

Critics are getting this "Ghostbusters" star all wrong (Stacia L. Brown, New York Post)

Cuban-Americans leaning toward Trump in Florida, tipping the scale against Rubio (Francisco Alvarado, Fox News Latino)

DeBlasio: Trump promoting "worst kind of racism" (Jesse Byrnes, The Hill)

The depressing spectacle of Donald Trump's rallies (The Economist)

Despite video, police civil rights cases difficult to prosecute (Andrew Conte, Brian Bowling (The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review), Government Technology)

Donald Trump is turning me liberal (James Kirchick, Tablet Magazine)

Donald Trump's intentionally provocative racial campaign (Jonathan Capehart, The Washington Post)

"Get 'em out": Rampant racial violence, white supremacy of Trump campaign mirrors George Wallace of the 60s (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Green Party supports Black Lives Matter activists on trial for blocking a Los Angeles freeway, calls for charges to be dropped (Pressemeddelelse, Green Party US)

Half of people killed by police have a disability: report (Ari Melber, Marti Hause, NBC News)

Hate: Whether at a Trump rally or in someone's living room, we must shut it down (Jeneé Osterheldt, The Kansas City Star)

Here's what Donald Trump's supporters think of rally violence (Video, Benjy Sarlin, NBC News)

Historians warn about the use of anger, race in 2016 elections (Jesse J. Holland (Associated Press), The New York Times)

How black girls are locked out of America's schools (Clio Chang, New Republic)

How far should anti-Trump protesters take it? (D.D. Guttenplan, The Nation)

How Hillary Clinton responded to an innocent man who spent years on death row (Kira Lerner, Think Progress)

How Trump helps the GOP with minorities (Keli Goff, The Daily Beast)

How videogame depictions of racism distract from real discourse (Imran Khan, Paste)

Implicit bias training for police may help, but it's not enough (Destiny Peery, The Huffington Post)

In one particular way, Barack Obama really did create Donald Trump - and it reflects horribly on Republicans (Elias Isquith, Salon)

In tackling bias in policing, "Zootopia" veers into the uncanny valley (Gene Demby, NPR)

I saw the good, bad and ugly of Donald Trump supporters at his Chicago rally (Branko Marcetic, In These Times)

Is Donald Trump the George Wallace of 2016? (Silvio Canto, Jr., American Thinker)

It can't happen here... Can it? (Robert Dreyfuss, The Huffington Post)

Judicial Watch doc: US Army gave soldiers white privilege training (Joe Schaeffer, Newsmax)

Just how dangerous is the unrest surrounding Trump's campaign? (Chas Danner, New York Magazine)

Meet the first trans White House LGBT liaison (Cleis Abeni, The Advocate)

Melissa Harris-Perry says taking her MSNBC show off the air has major "racial implications" (Peter Sblendorio, New York Daily News)

Minnesota lawmaker launches possibly unconstitutional attempt to curtail Black Lives Matter protesters (Aaron Rupar, Think Progress)

NAACP president: Trump "kind of Jim Crow with hairspray and a blue suit" (Video, Ashley Young, CNN)

N.C. sheriff's office won't file "inciting a riot" charge against Trump (Video, David A. Farenthold, Sarah Larimer, The Washington Post)

Need to remove racial bias in hiring for tech jobs? There's an app for that (Sherrell Dorsey, The Root)

Newt Gingrich: "Saddened by Republicans who blame Trump" for chaos in Chicago (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

New York mayor Bill de Blasio: Trump uses "racist appeal" (Video, Julia Manchester, CNN)

Not a black chair. (Amélie Lamont, Medium)

Obama talks importance of black body image, including Michelle, Beyoncé - even Steph Curry (Dylan Stableford, Yahoo)

People hate Rahm Emanuel so much it might cost Hillary Clinton Illinois (Samantha Lachman, The Huffington Post)

President Obama and Misty Copeland open up about race (Maya Rhodan, Time)

Racial slurs captured on Chicago police radio traffic (Video/lydoptagelser, CBS Chicago)

The racist dawn of capitalism (Peter James Hudson, Boston Review)

The rise of Donald Trump and what his candidacy means for a divided GOP (Radio, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington, DC)

The rise of Trump shows the danger and sham of compelled journalistic "neutrality" (Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept)

Ryan condemns violence at Trump rallies (Jake Sherman, Politico)

Sikh Americans fight for civil rights in Donald Trump's America (Murtaza Hussain, The Intercept)

South Carolina state trooper pleads guilty to shooting unarmed black man (Michael McLaughlin, The Huffington Post)

Starnes: The silent majority is mad as hell (Video, Fox News)

Stop blaming Trump supporters for campaign violence (Marc A. Thiessen, The Washington Post)

The theater of violence (Brad Evans, Simon Critchley, The New York Times)

These teens are begging you not to vote for Trump (Video, Ryan Grim, The Huffington Post)

The Trump campaign gives license to violence (Leder, The New York Times)

Trump is no accident (Paul Krugman, The New York Times)

Trump is succeeding because of how badly white Americans want their supremacy back (Jia Tolentino, Jezebel)

Trump's frightening Internet trolls: Online harassment has become a disturbing tool for many of his supporters (Michael Garofalo, Salon)

Trump's son incorrectly IDs woman giving Nazi salute as Sanders supporter (Caitlin MacNeal, Talking Points Memo)

"Trump! Trump! Trump!" attacker allegedly yelled as he beat Hispanic man, Muslim student (Justin Wm. Moyer, The Washington Post)

The truth about abolition (Boganmeldelse, Adam Rothman, The Atlantic)

Turmoil behind the scenes at a nationally lauded high school (Radio, Anya Kamenetz, All Things Considered, NPR)

What happens to America if Trump loses? (Lincoln Blades, Rolling Stone)

What the hell is going on with violence at Trump rallies, explained (Dara Lind, Vox)

When they see the melee, do they hear the message? (Tavis Smiley, The Huffington Post)

Which authoritarian was that? Identifying Donald Trump (Tom Engelhardt, The Huffington Post)

White Chicago cop refers to black colleagues as "fucking n**gers" (Charles Pulliam-Moore, Fusion)

White ex-trooper guilty in shooting of unarmed black man (Video, Jeffrey Collins (Associated Press), ABC News)

Whitewashing the facts: 10 racial appropriation fails (Tara Watson, The Vine, Australien)

Why many black voters don't blame Hillary for tough-on-crime laws (Henry Gass, The Christian Science Monitor)

"Zootopia" star Ginnifer Goodwin says movie's relevance to the current election "scares me" (Tatiana Siegel, The Hollywood Reporter)


1968 and all that: how Donald Trump channels the spirit of a most violent year (Charles Kaiser, The Guardian)

Carl Bernstein: Trump represents "a new kind of American fascism" (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Carson endorses the demagogue (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Discrimination is linked to stress, study shows, as if you didn't know that already (Claire Warner, Bustle)

Donald Trump and companions unmasked -- no gender equality, no civil rights and no racial equality (Jørgen Ørstrøm Møller, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump, anger, and violence (Michael Brown, Town Hall)

Donald Trump digs in after weekend violence, threatens Bernie Sanders rallies (Video, Reuters, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump is basically encouraging violence now (Kevin Drum, Mother Jones)

Donald Trump poses an unprecedented threat to American democracy (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Donald Trump's rhetoric and the violence at his campaign events (Doug Heye, The Wall Street Journal)

Donald Trump's Tampa office is an unlikely melting pot (David Barstow, The New York Times)

Educators, activists lobby for Hispanic Studies (Donna Bryson, Associated Press)

Father of son murdered by illegal: Pro-amnesty John Kasich, Marco Rubio should be tried for "treason" (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Fighting Black Lives Matter instead of police violence (Sonali Kolhatkar, TruthDig)

Film academy governors take on race and ratings (Michael Cieply, Brooks Barnes, The New York Times)

Finally, an attempt to help deportation-fearing Hispanics trust law enforcement more (Glenn Minnis, Latin Post)

For Donald Trump, protests create a short-term benefit and a long-term threat (Cathleen Decker, Los Angeles Times)

Fox's Chris Wallace to Trump: "You have condoned violence in rally after rally" (Video, Media Matters)

From Wallace to Trump, the evolution of "law and order" (Julia Azari, FiveThirtyEight)

Help minority youth overcome racism, other obstacles to success (Læserbrev,, New Jersey)

How #BlackLivesMatter started a musical revolution (Daphne A. Brooks, The Guardian)

How Trump happened (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

In Florida, Trump finds some support among Hispanic Republicans (Lesley Clark, Patricia Mazzei, McClatchy DC)

Inside the protest that stopped the Trump rally (Keith O'Brien, Politico)

Inside the rowdy, racist canceled Trump rally (Dan O'Sullivan, Rolling Stone)

In the Apple case, a debate over data hits home (Michael D. Shear, David E. Sanger, Katie Benner, The New York Times)

Is Bernie's Latino wave rising in Florida? (Nick Fouriezos, OZY)

Jorge Ramos: "Who is surprised" Trump is being confronted at rallies? Because the media is too scared to do it (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Lawmakers to visit Charleston to promote racial reconciliation (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

Lessons of Teaneck: Town's journey from riot to redemption after cop shooting (Jon Schuppe, NBC News)

Let it burn (Josh Marshall, Talking Points Memo)

Let's apply the Trump standard of rhetoric fostering violence to Obama (Thomas Lifson, American Thinker)

Momentum to remove Confederate symbols slows or stops (Alan Blinder, The New York Times)

Northwestern students charged with spray-painting racial slurs, Trump's name in chapel (Philip Lewis, Mic)

Rachel Maddow: Donald Trump chose to visit cities with recent racial unrest (Video, Martin Pengelly, The Guardian)

The roots of Trumpismo: Populism and pushback (POLL) (Video, Chad Kiewiet de Jonge, ABC News)

Sanders: Trump must "tone it down" to prevent violence (Jonathan Swan, The Hill)

Secrets of an underground man (Boganmeldelse, Geoffrey O'Brien, The New York Review of Books)

Students chant "you killed Jesus" at game against school with many Jewish students (Christopher Brennan, New York Daily News)

Ted Cruz goes full racist and blames Obama "moralizing" for Trump rally violence (Video, Jason Easley, PoliticusUSA)

Tomgram: Bob Dreyfuss, will the Donald rally the militias and the right-to-carry movement? (Bob Dreyfuss,

Trials set to begin for 6 Baltimore police officers in Freddie Gray case (Radio, Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR)

Trump's campaign rallies and message eerily similar to fascism (Elwood J. Watson, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)

Trump's endorsement of violence reaches new level: He may pay legal fees for assault suspect (Michael Finnegan, Noah Bierman, Los Angeles Times)

Twitter's political debate focuses on much different issues than Americans at large do (Scott Clement, The Washington Post)

Violence becomes a trend at Trump rallies (Video, ABC News)

Violence persists among Trump rally protesters (Radio, Don Gonyea, Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR)

Watch Hillary Clinton morph into Bernie Sanders on "SNL": "I have constantly said we need a revolution in the streets" (Video, Brendan Gauthier, Salon)

The weirdness of illegal immigration (Victor Davis Hanson, PJ Media)


After months of playing protesters to his advantage, Donald Trump is overpowered in Chicago (Jenna Johnson, The Washington Post)

After scuffles in Chicago, Trump tells supporters he can unite the country. It's a hard sell (Cathleen Decker, Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times)

Al Sharpton slams "violent, despicable" Donald Trump, says "national crisis" brought on by candidate's charged rhetoric (Denis Slattery, Joaquin Botero, New York Daily News)

Blood, fights, and guns: The Chicago Trump rally was insane (Video, New York Post)

Canceled Trump rally in Chicago reflects nation's deep, angry political divide (Rick Pearson, John Byrne, Kim Geiger, Chicago Tribune)

Chaos and fights in Chicago as Trump postpones rally over safety concerns (Ben Jacobs, Zach Stafford, Ciara McCarthy, The Guardian)

Conservatives face an impossible choice (David Frum, The Atlantic)

Covering Donald Trump, and witnessing the danger up close (Ashley Parker, The New York Times)

Donald Trump, Chicago, and the lessons of 1968 (Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker)

Donald Trump has whipped this country into a frenzy and his "us-against-them" antics have gone from amusing to alarming (Linda Stasi, New York Daily News)

Donald Trump is not a fascist, and violence is nothing new in American politics (Tim Stanley, The Telegraph, UK)

Donald Trump Jr. cites white nationalist to push anti-Sanders conspiracy theory (Judd Legum, Think Progress)

Donald Trump rallies in Chicago, St. Louis erupt in violence; GOP front-runner says he's not responsible (Video, Sasha Goldstein, Denis Slattery, Christopher Brennan, New York Daily News)

Donald Trump's heated words were destined to stir violence, opponents say (Michael Barbaro, Ashley Parker, Trip Gabriel, The New York Times)

Donald Trump speaks out after clashes (Video, CNN)

Donald Trump's spur to violence (Leder, The Washington Post)

Don't believe Donald Trump has incited violence at rallies? Watch this video. (Video, German Lopez, Vox)

Establishment playbook to defeat Donald Trump echoes smears against Barry Goldwater (Aaron Klein, Breitbart)

Even well-off black students carry more loan debt: Study (Martha C. White, NBC News)

Florida man goes undercover at a Trump rally (Max Jackson, Medium)

The geography of Trumpism (Neil Irwin, Josh Katz, The New York Times)

God save the Republic from demagogues and rioters (John Mark N. Reynolds, Patheos)

GOP head asks both sides to reduce violence at Trump rallies (Video, Zeke J. Miller, Time)

Here are the most and least racist states, according to Twitter (Gillian Fuller, Elite Daily)

Hillary and Bernie pandering for Hispanic votes (Silvio Canto, Jr., American Thinker)

Hispanic Republicans like Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders better than Donald Trump (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

How black, Latino and Muslim college students organized to stop Trump's rally in Chicago (Kate Linthicum, Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times)

How David Duke's (very live) ghost haunts Donald Trump (Tyler Bridges, Politico)

Mashup of Trump praising violence against protesters (Video, CNN)

Mike Huckabee blames "thugs out on the street" for Trump rally violence (Scott Conroy, The Huffington Post)

Mr. Spock at the "sh*t show": Barack Obama, the rise of Trump and a world gone crazy (Andrew O'Hehir, Salon)

No one is violating Donald Trump's first amendment rights (Kiley Kroh, Think Progress)

On campus, a new civil rights era rises (Harry Bruinius, Jessica Mendoza, The Christian Science Monitor)

Rachel Maddow busts Donald Trump with proof that rally violence is deliberate (Video, Jason Easly, PoliticusUSA)

Rachel Maddow: Donald Trump's violent rhetoric sparked Chicago protest (Video, Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone)

Racial discrimination in workplace leads to stress (Alyssa Navarro, Tech Times)

Republicans blame Trump for climate of violence (Eli Stokols, Kyle Cheney, Politico)

Rubio blames Obama and "the left" for violence at Trump rallies (Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, Think Progress)

The shameful Bernie race smear: Hillary supporters have played a dirty, dangerous game (Andrew Jones, Salon)

Teenager who beat Sikh American in Chicago sentenced to community service (Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, NBC News)

"This violence is nothing": Trump supporters react to atmosphere at rallies (Emily Atkin, Think Progress)

Trump blames "thugs" for shocking violence at rally (everyone else blames Trump) (Daniel Politi, Slate)

Trump has lit a fire. Can it be contained? (Karen Tumulty, Jenna Johnson, Jose A. DelReal, The Washington Post)

Trump supporters in St. Louis: how "midwestern nice" became a sea of rage (Sarah Kendzior, The Guardian)

Trump supporters, protesters clash after Chicago rally postponed (Video, Jeremy Diamond, Theodore Schleifer, CNN)

Trump supporters v Black Lives Matter: watching a real conversation unfold (Video, Lois Beckett, The Guardian)

Trump supporter who made Nazi salute explains why she made the gesture (Eli Rosenberg, The New York Times)

Violence breaks out after Trump rally in Chicago is postponed over protests (Reuters, Vice News)

When Cassius Clay came out as a Muslim (Randy Roberts, Johnny Smith, The Daily Beast)

Who will the public blame for violence at Trump rallies? (Kevin Drum, Mother Jones)

William Daley of Chicago political clan wonders about Donald Trump's choice of venues (Maggie Haberman, The New York Times)


4 ways white political forces steal elections and how we can stop it (Jim Wallis, The Huffington Post)

8 reasons Donald Trump would not be great for "the blacks" (Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

60 years later, the Southern Manifesto is as alive as ever (Justin Driver, Los Angeles Times)

African Americans at higher dementia risk than other racial groups (Reuters, Fox News)

America, I am you (Marian Wright Edelman, The Huffington Post)

As black rioters shut down Trump rally, CNN blames the victim (Thomas O. Meehan,

As Trump's rallies become "racism summits," Linda Sarsour & Mohamed Elibiary debate Islamophobia (Video, Democracy Now)

Black Lives Matter is a movement, but it's not a player (Barrett Holmes Pitner, The Daily Beast)

Black political power grows, but prosperity remains elusive (Lester Graham, Michigan Radio)

Book review: "Our Gang: A Racial History of the Little Rascals" by Julia Lee (Boganmeldelse, Casey Sanchez, Santa Fe New Mexican)

Campaign violence and Donald Trump: Hardly surprising, entirely predictable (Cathleen Decker, Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times)

Chaos at Chicago Trump rally feeds concerns about his rhetoric (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

Chicago crime spikes as police avoid becoming "the next viral video" (Radio, David Schaper, Morning Edition, NPR)

Chris Brown urges blacks to attend Trump rallies in large groups: "See what they do then" (Video, Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times)

Chris Matthews challenges Trump over rally cancellation: "You could have predicted this!" (Video, Lindsey Ellefson, Mediaite)

Combating racism in San Francisco's schools (Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Examiner)

Cruz: a candidate bears responsibility for the culture of a campaign (Katie Zezima, The Washington Post)

Dangerous lessons from Donald Trump (Læserbrev, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump, hooligan in chief (Leder, New York Daily News)

Donald Trump may be the best thing to happen to Latinos (Marcela García, The Boston Globe)

Donald Trump rally in Chicago canceled amid widespread protests (Jessica Taylor, NPR)

Donald Trump says rally violence will help him in next week's big primaries - update (Video, Lisa de Moraes, Deadline)

Donald Trump's baffling explanation for violence at his campaign rallies (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump's rallies are becoming increasingly violent (Tina Nguyen, Vanity Fair)

Far-right leader Phyllis Schlafly endorses Donald Trump (Video, Brian Tashman, Right Wing Watch)

Five myths about the Ku Klux Klan (David Cunningham, The Washington Post)

"Get him out!" Racial tensions explode at Donald Trump's rallies (Jose A. DelReal, The Washington Post)

GOP consultant Stuart Stevens: Donald Trump running as George Wallace (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Hillary Clinton's "Mothers of the Movement" video is achingly powerful - WATCH (Video, Alexi McCammond, Bustle)

How race can change opinions on climate politics (Alex Reed, Take Part)

Identity and the avant-garde (David Micah Greenberg, Boston Review)

Iowa poll: Majority want police to wear body cameras (Kathy A. Bolten, The Des Moines Register)

Map shows which states send the most racist tweets (Christopher Spata, Complex)

"Memphis Massacre" remembered on 150th anniversary of racial tragedy (John Beifuss, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee)

Minnesota diners stunned by lynching photo at Joe's Crab Shack (Video, Christina Beck, The Christian Science Monitor)

Mothers of the Movement (Kampagnevideo for Hillary Clinton, med mødrene til Dontre Hamilton, Eric Garner, Jordan Davis, Sandra Bland og Trayvon Martin)

New York's elite public high schools have a diversity problem. And other cities' don't look much better (Miriam Hall, Slate)

No, Donald Trump, "great love for the country" comes from people protesting you (Jonathan Capehart, The Washington Post)

Ole Miss adding plaque with context for Confederate statue (Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press)

OpEd: Race, class confound predictions for voter turnout in 2016 (Video, Kristal High Taylor, NBC News)

"Post-racial" racism, explained (Damon Young, The Root)

The power of nonviolence (Karuna Mantena, Aeon)

Riot or rebellion? The debate over what to call Detroit's 1967 disorder continues (Bill McGraw, Bridge, Michigan)

Rubio: Chicago violence "very disturbing," "no one is blameless" for divisions and incidents at Trump rallies (Video, Ian Hanchett, Breitbart)

The "Sleeping Giant" that will change American politics (if it ever wakes up) (Tamara Draut, Gawker)

Ted Cruz says Donald Trump is to blame for violence at his rallies (Matt Flegenheimer, The New York Times)

This is what it looks like to get beat up at a Trump rally (Miles E. Johnson, Mother Jones)

Top 2016 trends in Hispanic social media (Natalie Boden, MediaPost)

Trump Chicago rally postponed amid scenes of chaos (Natasha Korecki, Politico)

Trumping Trump: Deafening the white noise of racial supremacy (Michael "Quess?" Moore, San Francisco Bay View)

Trump's not Hitler, he's Mussolini: How GOP anti-intellectualism created a modern fascist movement in America (Fedja Buric, Salon)

Trump's right about Islam but needs to add this (Mark Christian, M.D., WND)

Tweet analysis shows Baltimore leads the nation in racial slurs against African-Americans (Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun)

Violence breaks out near Trump rally in St Louis amid reports of racial slurs (Video, Alan Yuhas, Ben Jacobs, Lois Beckett, The Guardian)

Watch: Trump revs up the crowds against protesters (Video, Eric Kleefeld, National Memo)

Wausau police dispute allegations of racial profiling in arrest (Radio, Glenn Moberg, Wisconsin Public Radio)

"We got the right spic": Innocent man who spent year in Rikers to sue city (Andy Cush, Gawker)

What are Trump fans really "afraid" to say? (Lindy West, The New York Times)

Why we're not "beyond race," and why black lives matter (Anindya Kundu, The Huffington Post)

Zootopia: Yes, Disney made a movie about white supremacy and the war on drugs (Jason Johnson, The Root)


All the evidence we could find about Fred Trump's alleged involvement with the KKK (Mike Pearl, Vice)

America today is two different countries. They don't get along. (Alan L. Abramowitz, The Washington Post)

Are looser gun laws changing the social fabric of Missouri? (Jonathan M. Metzl, The Conversation)

Assault at Trump rally raises questions about police response (Cody Derespina, Fox News)

Bernie Sanders has more to learn about racial inequality: DeRay Mckesson (Video, Nicole Goodkind, Yahoo Finance)

Bernie Sanders' statistics on black, Hispanic unemployment has merit, but may be out of date (Louis Jacobson, PolitiFact)

Change of habit: The struggle of African American sisters in the U.S. (R.W. Dellinger, Angelus News)

Clinton vs Sanders: Black women decide (Nadia Brown, The Interpreter, Sydney, Australien)

College presidents: Racial climate is a priority (Lauren Camera, U.S. News & World Report)

Conservative scholar declares Trump, entire New York population racism-free (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

Decoding the mystery of black athletes who support Donald Trump (Aaron Timms, The Guardian)

Did Hillary and Bernie connect with Hispanic voters? (Julissa Arce, CNBC)

Fireworks at Democratic debate: Racism, Donald Trump, and a powerful immigration battle (Simon Maloy, Salon)

Growing up Darden and dealing with the racial backlash from the O.J. trial (Jenee Darden, Los Angeles Times)

Half of the people killed by police have disability, study shows, but why aren't we talking about it? (Zoe Balaconis, Romper)

Here's what you need to know about voter ID laws in 2016 (Sean McElwee, The Huffington Post)

Hispanic women who identify as white are healthier than those who don't (EurekAlert)

How to think about Sanders vs. Clinton on immigration (Dara Lind, Vox)

In an African-American city, black clout wanes (Bill McGraw, Bridge, Michigan)

Indians' debt to black America (Neil Padukone, The Huffington Post)

Larry Wilmore slams Donald Trump's racial egg timer for his rallies: "Ding! Grab a black!" (Video, Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story)

The lurking menace of a Trump rally (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Marco Rubio targets Hispanic voters in South, Central Florida (Arian Campo-Flores, The Wall Street Journal)

New study confirms race plays role in sentencing nonviolent offenders (Lizabeth Paulat (Care2), Truthout)

The New Yorker's latest cover is a very moving view on racial tension in America (Michael Cavna, The Washington Post)

Nigger, football, and "white guilt" in Virginia (Ravi K. Perry, The Huffington Post)

No, protesters who point out campus racism aren't silencing anyone (Shaun R. Harper, The Washington Post)

North Carolina exemplifies national battles over voting laws (Richard Fausset, The New York Times)

North Charleston residents talk aggressive policing, racial profiling at town hall meeting (Video, Christina Elmore, The Charleston Post and Courier, South Carolina)

Not all racist monuments should be torn down (Zachary Fine, New Republic)

Of course, Donald Trump's a racist, but Clinton and Sanders are wise enough to know slinging that mud will only make themselves dirty (Amanda Marcotte, Salon)

On Donald Trump, Kurt Daudt, Black Lives Matter and police unions (Rubén Rosario, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota)

Only one Trump thug has ever been charged for assaulting protesters (Justin Glawe, The Daily Beast)

Politics not as usual: Is this the age of American fascism? (Ramzy Baroud, CounterPunch)

The projects I grew up in are gone, but they'll always be my home (Jasmine Sanders, BuzzFeed)

Real Life (Kampagnevideo for Hillary Clinton, med Shonda Rhimes, Viola Davis, Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, YouTube)

Riskiest political act of 2016? Protesting at rallies for Donald Trump (Ashley Parker, The New York Times)

Robert F. Kennedy and racial injustice (Læserbrev, The New York Times)

The role of racism (Addision Merryman, The Duke Chronicle)

Sanders invites three Ferguson activists to speak with him at SIUE (The St. Louis American)

See the violence against protesters at Donald Trump rallies (Video, Time)

Spike Lee to revisit #BlackonCampus protests in new documentary (Adam Howard, MSNBC)

These Harvard Law students are trying to make their school a little less racist (Nidhi Prakash, Fusion)

This is our Islam: To be young, devout and Muslim in America today (Radio, Tom Gjelten, Morning Edition, NPR)

Trump rallies, where protesters are shoved, sucker-punched, and called racial slurs (Jonathan Zalman, Tablet)

Trump's rough handling of rally dissenters stirs questions (Video, Allen G. Breed (Associated Press), The Washington Post)

Uber seems to offer better service in areas with more white people. That raises some tough questions (Jennifer Stark, Nicholas Diakopoulos, The Washington Post)

Video shows disputed Wausau police misconduct (Video, Nora G. Hertel (USA Today Network), Wausau Daily Herald, Wisconsin)

Violence erupting more frequently at Donald Trump campaign events (Hannah Wise, The Dallas Morning News)

A voter-ID battle in Texas (Matt Ford, The Atlantic)

Was I too Hispanic? (Veronica Cool, The Huffington Post)

Wealth doesn't protect US blacks from greater chance of incarceration (Springer, Science Daily)

When the fear and loathing on the campaign trail is real (Will Bunch, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Where is the postracial society? (Mark Kingwell, The Globe and Mail, Canada)

Who bears the weight of Donald Trump's racism? Look to America's children (Jessica Eggert, Mic)

Why Macklemore risked it all for "White Privilege II" (Jonah Weiner, Rolling Stone)

Why Trump has it backwards on minority groups (Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic)


Activists push Obama to nominate black woman to the Supreme Court (Jerry Markon, Sari Horwitz, Mike DeBonis, The Washington Post)

America, wake up to the Trump menace (Sally Kohn, CNN)

Author Helen Oyeyemi on the politics - or not - of writing black female characters (Lauren Oyler, Broadly)

Believing that black life is different from white life will help build a new America (Jonathan Capehart, The Washington Post)

Bernie Sanders rips Donald Trump's racism and bigotry at Univision debate (Jason Easley, PoliticusUSA)

Black lawyer suing to take Confederate emblem off state flag faces death threats (Ed Pilkington, The Guardian)

Blacks over-represented in Oscar wins since 2000 (Sierra Rayne, American Thinker)

Celebrate Women's History Month with these black female superheroes (Erika Hardison, The Huffington Post)

Civil rights activists say encryption is a racial justice issue (Alexander Reed Kelly, TruthDig)

Clarence Page: Why has Bernie Sanders stumbled on race? Because we all do. (Clarence Page, The Dallas Morning News)

The criminal-justice crusade of Kim Foxx (Micah Uetricht, Chicago Reader)

D.C. Independent Film Fest: Driving While Black, reviewed (Filmanmeldelse, Matt Cohen, Washington City Paper)

Democratic edge in Hispanic voter registration grows in Florida (Jens Manuel Krogstad, Mark Hugo Lopez, Gustavo López, Pew Research Center)

Everything you've ever wanted to know about voter ID laws (Suevon Lee, Sarah Smith, ProPublica)

Ferguson to Trump: The end of subtle racism (Matthew Moffitt, The Huffington Post)

The GOP's Southern Strategy lives on (Kenneth Buck, The Baltimore Sun)

How faulty convictions are hurting all Californians (Matt Ferner, The Huffington Post)

How racial divisions at colleges start in a segregated society (Kevin K. Gaines, Ebony)

Immigration and color-blindness (Ilya Somin, The Washington Post)

The immigration shuffle (Jim Newell, Slate)

Is it okay for a group of five white men to name their band Black Pussy? (Travis Buffkin, San Antonio Current, Texas)

Jelani Cobb on his epic "New Yorker" piece on Black Lives Matter (Radio, Code Switch, NPR)

Just call Trump a racist (Ashley Feinberg, Gawker)

Killer Mike "embarrassed" by black response to Bernie's "white" poverty quote (Nathan Place, The Daily Beast)

Men of color on what it's like getting busted for weed in today's New York City (John Surico, Vice)

Mississippi attorney confident about Confederate flag lawsuit (Mashaun D. Simon, NBC News)

My dad spent years of my childhood in prison. His incarceration punished me too. (Dominique Matti, Vox)

North Carolina state attorneys defend new Congress map (Gary D. Robertson (Associated Press), WRAL, Raleigh, North Carolina)

On "The Women Tell All," black bachelorettes take the fall for race problems (Claire Fallon, The Huffington Post)

Paul Feig, "Ghostbusters" director, tells critics to "grow up" amid racial backlash (Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times)

Police departments implement body-worn cameras (Radio, Tom Gjelten, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington, DC)

President Obama didn't create Donald Trump; the people who hate Obama did (Lauren Victoria Burke, The Root)

Race and beyond: Confronting the racial pay gap (Sam Fulwood III, Center for American Progress)

Race on campus, nontraditional leaders, rising confidence: A survey of presidents (Doug Lederman, Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed)

Racial inequity in traffic enforcement (Marco Conner, StreetsBlog NYC)

The return of the Black Panther (Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic)

Roots and rot: Dodging the blame for Donald Trump (Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker)

The slave escape drama "Underground" is a flawed but important retelling of America's original sin (TV-anmeldelse, Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times)

Study: Los Angeles neighborhoods are re-segregating (Elijah Chiland, Curbed, Los Angeles)

A tale of two pities: White fragility and Trump racism are equally dangerous (janaya (j) khan, The Huffington Post)

These intimate photos perfectly capture an undocumented 21-year-old's dreams and struggles (Daniel Hurtado, Fusion)

Tim Atkins was wrongfully imprisoned for 23 years - why is California denying him compensation? (Jessica Pishko, The Nation)

Where Melissa Harris-Perry saw a new direction, MSNBC saw temporary shift (Camila Domonoske, NPR)

White teacher: I thought I could reach my black and Latino students. Then one told me why I couldn't. (Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post)

Whitewashing the crimes of racial revolutionaries (John Perazzo, FrontPage Mag)


9 things you should never say to interracial couples (Gina M. Florio, Bustle)

"All lives matter": More stupid white noise (Paul Street, Black Agenda Report)

America's white revolt: Trump tears the Republicans apart (Holger Star, Der Spiegel, Tyskland)

Bernie Sanders thinks poor white people don't exist, remark sparks outrage from white voters (Val Powell, Inquisitr)

A black man wore different kinds of clothing to see if people treated him differently (Pedro Fequiere, BuzzFeed)

Chris Matthews: Can you "distill" a "defensible nationalism" without racism from Trump's message? (Video, Tim Haines, Real Clear Politics)

Conversations in black: Sylvester A. Johnson (Monica Miller, Christopher Driscoll, Sylvester A. Johnson, Los Angeles Review of Books)

Court reinstates murder conviction, rejects racial bias claims (Bill Wichert,, New Jersey)

"Death to the infidels!" Why it's time to fix Hollywood's problem with Muslims (Steve Rose, The Guardian)

Documentary about black man's attempt to court KKK arrives amid 2016 drama (Video, Adam Howard, MSNBC)

Donald Trump, the winning wild card (Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times)

An emerging entry in America's multiracial vocabulary: "Blaxican" (Adrian Florido, NPR)

The era of white anxiety is just beginning (Catherine Woodiwiss, Sojourners)

The ethnic groups that still believe in the American Dream (Matt Vasilogambros, The Atlantic)

The FBI vs. Apple debate just got less white (Jenna McLaughlin, The Intercept)

Ferguson may change mind and make deal on reforms (Monica Davey, The New York Times)

Free-speech advocates are not trying to silence students (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

How the Sanders campaign is letting progressives down (Kumar Rao, The Huffington Post)

Latino males need to be more relevant in the national conversation on "men of color" (Victor B. Sáenz, The Huffington Post)

Loretta Lynch to White House: Take me off the SCOTUS list (Matt Vespa, Town Hall)

Media blind spots: The ghetto and Bernie Sanders (A. B. Wilkinson, The Huffington Post)

Millions of ordinary Americans support Donald Trump. Here's why (Thomas Frank, The Guardian)

New York Times caught in lies defending Black Panthers (Lee Stranahan, Breitbart)

The People v. Simpson: What one of America's most famous trials taught us about our racial divide (Bill Boyarsky, TruthDig)

Roller skating socials and a black Rosie the Riveter (Rebecca Onion, Slate)

Silicon Valley dropped the ball on diversity. Chicago just picked it back up (Damon Beres, The Huffington Post)

Study: white Southerners in counties that had more slaves are likelier to back Republicans (German Lopez, Vox)

Transforming universities: The lives and labor of student activism (Ajay Nair, Casidy Campbell, Lolade Oshin, The Huffington Post)

Trump: It's "ridiculous" to compare his pledge to a Nazi salute (Video, Jenna Johnson, The Washington Post)

The unbearable whiteness of being Bernie (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

We let white celeb domestic violence offenders off the hook far more than their black counterparts (Kali Holloway, AlterNet)

What Donald Trump doesn't seem to understand about the KKK (Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post)

What Hillary Clinton can learn from David Duke (Jonathan Zimmerman, New Republic)

Whites, not blacks, under-represented in music awards (Sierra Rayne, American Thinker)

White working-class nostalgia, explained by John Wayne (David Roberts, Vox)

Why Donald Trump has done worse in mostly white states (Toni Monkovic, The New York Times)

Why the disadvantaged bear the cost of police militarization (Abigail R. Hall Blanco, The Beacon, The Independent Institute blog)


"America's Original Sin" is profound (Boganmeldelse, Bowling Green Daily News, Kentucky)

Another shocking racial epithet hurled at an Asian student at USC - this time accompanied by eggs (Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post)

An anti-Semitism of the left (Roger Cohen, The New York Times)

AP finds Boston Police inflate progress on searches, frisks (Philip Marcelo (Associated Press), ABC News)

Awkward reality for Bernie Sanders: A strategy focused on whiter states (Vanessa Williams, John Wagner, The Washington Post)

Bernie Sanders attempts to clarify "ghetto" comment (Video, Danny Freeman, NBC News)

Bernie Sanders faces criticism over comments on race (Radio, Sam Sanders, All Things Considered, NPR)

Bernie Sanders wrong to say, "When you're white ... you don't know what it's like to be poor" (Video, Louis Jacobson, PolitiFact)

Birmingham conference examines depth of black-white divide in U.S. (Mary Dillard, Catholic News Service)

Black study, black struggle (Debatindlæg, Robin D.G. Kelley, Michael Eric Dyson, Randall L. Kennedy, Christopher Lebron m.fl., Boston Review)

Confederate flag splits Mississippi ahead of primary (Video, Deborah Barfield Berry, USA Today)

Data shows how major U.S. cities are slowly re-segregating (Kenya Downs, PBS Newshour)

Donald Trump is making Hispanic Americans register to vote again (Eric Levitz, New York Magazine)

The end of American idealism (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Ferguson will reconsider consent decree after Justice Department assurances (Andrea Noble, The Washington Times)

Finally, a CEO is taking on the racial pay gap (Emily Peck, The Huffington Post)

Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones defends racial stereotyping criticism (Ben Child, The Guardian)

Interracial white privilege is the left's hot new hate (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

Jackson: GOP stopped being "party of Lincoln" long before Trump (Jesse Jackson, Chicago Sun-Times)

Kam Chancellor says racial profiling incident a "crazy" thing to happen in 2016 (Cindy Boren, The Washington Post)

Louis C.K. on Trump: "The guy is Hitler. And by that I mean we are being Germany in the 30s." (Jeff Stein, Vox)

Marines kick out recruit after "racially charged" incident at Trump rally (Video, Josh Hafner, USA Today)

Michael Savage: Donald Trump is the victim of racism (Uddrag fra Savage Nation podcast, Brian Tashman, Right Wing Watch)

More Latinos seek citizenship to vote against Trump (Julia Preston, The New York Times)

N.C. racial gerrymandering gives Republicans potential edge (Rachel Sereix, The Duke Chronicle)

The ongoing battle over ethnic studies (Melinda D. Anderson, The Atlantic)

On race, Sanders and Clinton stumble but engage (Sam Sanders, NPR)

An open letter to non-racist Donald Trump supporters (Ryan Grim, Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Politically empowering Asian Americans (Janelle Wong, The Baltimore Sun)

Possible Supreme Court pick championed black history museum (Jessica Gresko, Associated Press)

Retired Secret Service agent pleads for day in court for African American agents (Carol D. Leonnig, The Washington Post)

The return of the 1930s (Bret Stephens, The Wall Street Journal)

Run away from "Race" (Filmanmeldelse, Kevin Lynch, San Francisco Chronicle)

"Trump" has become a racial taunt at high school sporting events (Dave Zirin, The Nation)

Trump's flirtation with fascism (Dana Milbank, The Washington Post)

"Very disturbing": Clinton campaign slams Bernie Sanders' response on racial blindspots (Video, Tommy Christopher, Mediaite)

What Chris Rock's racist Asian joke reveals about deeper racial tensions (Bo Suh, GOOD)

What happens when sorority racism goes unrecognized and unchecked (Jared Karol, The Huffington Post)

When the Soviet Union tried to woo black America (Sean Braswell, Ozy)

Why America has more prisoners than any police state (Les Leopold (AlterNet), Raw Story)

Why black voters don't feel the bern (Gil Troy, Politico)

Why is it still so hard for ex-cons to vote in Florida? (Francisco Alvarado, Vice)

Will Latinos wall off Trump from the White House? (Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post)


Bernie Sanders: White people don't know what it's like to live in the "ghetto" (Amanda Terkel, The Huffington Post)

Can Trump bully his way to the White House? (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

Clinton, Sanders questioned about "racial blind spots" (Video, The Washington Post)

CNN bogusly blames Obama for making race relations worse during his presidency (Sarah Jones, PoliticusUSA)

Confederate flag dispute prompts verbal clashes at Gettysburg protests (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Dear CEOs, those campus racism protests may be coming to your office (Adia Harvey Wingfield, Fortune)

Detective Mark Fuhrman refuses to watch FX's "O.J." series (Michael Starr, New York Post)

Eric Holder gets political at BET honors (Jaleesa M. Jones, USA Today)

Ferguson narrows police chief candidates to 4 finalists (Associated Press, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Flint residents want action as Democrats meet for Detroit debate (John Whitesides (Reuters), The Huffington Post)

For Tony Robinson's mother, a year of grieving (Karen Rivedal, Wisconsin State Journal)

Harvard takes a bold stand against slavery (John Hinderaker, PowerLine)

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders confront racial issues at Flint debate (Cameron Joseph, Mashable)

Hillary Clinton's racial vote is changing the Democratic party (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

History of slavery, future of diversity still at issue at Harvard (Radio, Arun Rath, NPR)

Leslie Jones defends her Ghostbusters character after it was criticised for racial stereotyping (Hanna Flint, Metro, UK)

The matter of black lives (Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker)

My brother's keeper (Cory Booker, The Atlantic)

On NBC, Detroit Free Press' Henderson says Trump's explicit racial comments echo what other Republicans say "in coded ways" (Video, Media Matters)

Paul Beatty's uncomfortable race novel (Nathaniel Rich, The Daily Beast)

Race baiting & polarization (John C. Goodman, The Patriot Post)

Sanders: If you're white you don't know what it's like to be poor [VIDEO] (Video, Alex Pfeiffer, The Daily Caller)

Sanders implies only minorities can be poor in America (Video, David Rutz, The Washington Free Beacon)

They've done the time but are still paying for the crime (Allison Keyes, The Root)

University of Connecticut creates "scholars house" to keep black men in school (Radio, David DeRoches, Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR)

Watch "SNL" mock racist Donald Trump supporters in campaign ad (Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone)

Why Obama must not reach out to Trump's angry whites (Ibram X. Kendi, Diverse Education)

"Zootopia": Disney's antidote to Donald Trump's racial animus (Melissa Leon, The Daily Beast)


25 years ago, the Rodney King beating raised issues of police violence, videotaping cops, racial profiling - not much has changed (Manny Otiko, Atlanta Black Star)

American crossroads: Reagan, Trump and the devil down south (Ben Fountain, The Guardian)

Arizona police officer who shot unarmed man charged with murder (Ciara McCarthy, The Guardian)

#Asians4BlackLives: How multiracial alliances help end discrimination (Nathasha Varner, Yes! Magazine)

Behind the rise of Trump, long-standing grievances among left-out voters (Dan Balz, The Washington Post)

Chicago Urban League study shows racial segregation divides many neighborhoods (Wendell Hutson, Examiner, Denver, Colorado)

Christopher Meloni's latest reinvention: On "Underground," Black Lives Matter, and the "SVU" diss (Marlow Stern, The Daily Beast)

Clift: Trump "tapped into a vein of misogyny, and hate, and white supremacy" (Video, Ian Hanchett, Breitbart)

Donald Trump is David Duke in a nicer suit: Compare their views and just try to tell them apart (Robert Mann, Salon)

Donald Trump, the GOP, race and me (Sophia Nelson, Politico)

Echoes of history in Donald Trump's stance on Muslims (Qusair Mohamedbhai, The Denver Post)

Educators update anti-bullying messages to protect Muslims (Michael Melia (Associated Press), ABC News)

The GOP's big lie: They want us to believe Trump's hateful rhetoric isn't part of the conservative tradition. Don't buy it (Kim Messick, Salon)

How Asian Americans climbed the ranks and changed the political landscape (Victoria Kim, Los Angeles Times)

KKK costumes prompt apology from Pa. school district (Greg Adomaitis,, New Jersey)

Medgar Evers's brother endorses Donald Trump for president (Angela Bronner Helm, The Root)

More than 2 dozen Black Lives Matter protesters disrupt Trump rally (Video, Jeremy Diamond, CNN)

MSNBC's Reid: Atmosphere at Trump rallies "quite dangerous in a racial way" (Video, Trent Baker, Breitbart)

New poll shows Trump supporters more likely to fear a majority-minority U.S. (Tatishe M. Nteta, Brian Schaffner, The Washington Post)

The new "Ghostbusters" and race: Why it matters that Leslie Jones isn't playing one of the scientists (Nico Lang, Salon)

Obama's racial credentials not a black and white picture (guest voice) (Jordan Cooper, The Moderate Voice)

Protesters rally against Trump; his supporters respond with shouts (+videos) (Oliver Morrison, The Wichita Eagle, Kansas)

Researcher: St. Louis segregation is a legacy of deliberate federal policy (Camille Phillips, St. Louis Public Radio)

Some of Trump's strongest supporters are registered Democrats. Here's why (Sean McElwee, Jason McDaniel, Salon)

Sorry, but Marvel's "diversity" is exactly like that found on college campuses: superficial (Dave Huber, The College Fix)

South Carolina courts exhibit massive racial bias against African Americans during sentencing decisions, study says (Tyler MacDonald, HNGN)

Tensions simmer as a small town seeks answers in a boy's killing (Jesse McKinley, The New York Times)

The uneasy history of socialism and race explains why Sanders appeals to so few minority voters (Video, Olivia Goldhill, Quartz)

WaPo's EJ Dionne: Southerners hear "racial overtones" in Trump's immigration statements (Video, Trent Baker, Breitbart)

White nationalist who pushed black protester says he's all about being anti-war (Asawin Suebsaeng, The Daily Beast)

Will the new SAT better serve poor students? (Mikhail Zinshteyn, The Atlantic)


3 men charged with hate crimes in attack on Hispanics in California (Liam Stack, The New York Times)

Are candidates exploiting the families of black victims for votes? Sandra Bland's mom says "no" (Tyree Boyd-Pates, Yes! Magazine)

Asian Americans need to own their identities and start standing up for themselves (Johnathan Yao, The Huffington Post)

Black leaders compare Senate GOP Supreme Court obstruction to Donald Trump's racism (Tyler Tynes, The Huffington Post)

Black Lives Matter protesters violently ejected out of Trump rally in New Orleans (Video, YouTube)

Black lives - not just black votes - matter (Courtney Hall Lee, Sojourners)

Black woman claims she was ordered to back of the bus, called racial slur in new lawsuit (The Grio)

The bottom line: "Blackass" by A. Igoni Barrett (Boganmeldelse, Claire Fallon, The Huffington Post)

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

Chicago urban league: Racial segregation continues to create "urban deserts" in black communities, with no access to housing, jobs, basic social services (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Connecticut rock pile known as Negro Heads may get a new name (Lisa W. Foderado, The New York Times)

Conservative conference aims for diversity, but white supremacy rules (Joan Shipps, The Progressive)

Daily Show's Trevor Noah schools Trump supporters on the KKK (Matt Wilstein, The Daily Beast)

Death predicts whether people vote for Donald Trump (Jeff Guo, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump and the death knell of white supremacy (Jim Wallis, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump Jr. stumbles out of father’s shadow and into the spotlight with white nationalist interview (Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump needs 7 of 10 white guys (David S. Bernstein, Politico)

Fewer black and Latino students get a spot at elite high schools, stats show (Amy Zimmer, DNAinfo)

The glaring evidence that free speech is threatened on campus (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

Harvard Law to abandon crest linked to slavery (Anemona Hartocollis, The New York Times)

Huge increase in NFL fans who want Washington to change its team name (Ray Halbritter, The Huffington Post)

I went to Flint, drank the water, and saw the future of civil rights (Rembert Browne, New York Magazine)

Leslie Jones defends her "Ghostbusters" character after racial controversy arises over new trailer (Video, John Boone, Entertainment Tonight)

Malcolm-Jamal Warner: "Cosby" is villanized, Woody Allen gets pass because he's white (Video, The Grio)

Marvel could be adding an Asian martial arts hero to Iron Fist (James Whitbrook, Gizmodo)

Minneapolis' black police officers walk a cultural tightrope (Libor Jany, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

More Americans defy racial categories and identify as Blaxican (Clara Benitez, Cronkite News, Arizona)

New study shows bias toward adopting children of certain ethnic, racial backgrounds (Science Blog)

New twist to tech donations: Google promotes racial justice (Jill Tucker, San Francisco Chronicle)

Nina Simone's daughter defends Zoe Saldana over biopic racial backlash (Meredith B. Kile, Entertainment Tonight)

Once-banished, controversial race exhibit resurfaces at Chicago museum (Video, PBS Newshour)

The outrage over Zoe Saldana playing Nina Simone, explained (Alex Abad-Santos, Victoria M. Massie, Candice Norwood, Vox)

Racial bias in special education: Learning about disproportionality (Christina Samuels, Education Week)

Supporters fill Trump rallies, sometimes with racial tension (Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle)

These horrifying new numbers show how America's lax gun laws hurt black Americans (German Lopez, Vox)

Trump rallies: Tense, racially charged, immensely succesful (Bill Barrow, Jill Colvin (Associated Press), The Washington Post)

Trump supporters aren't stupid (Emma Lindsay, Medium)

Violence in blue (Patrick Ball, Granta)

Watching and reading about white people having sex is my escape (Esther Wang, BuzzFeed)

A year after Tony Robinson's death, protesters march in downtown Madison (Steven Elbow, The Cap Times, Madison, Wisconsin)

"Zootopia" is a delightful kids' film, unafraid to go there about the ugliness of racial profiling (Jada Gomez, Global Grind)


The 401(k) boom has been disastrous for people of color (Bryce Covert, Think Progress)

Afro-Latinos divided on their racial identity, more claim white or Hispanic heritage rather than black, study says (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Alabama police officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of Greg Gunn (Matthew Teague, The Guardian)

As federal probe opens, mother of student alleging racism at Boston Latin airs frustrations (Radio, Delores Handy, WBUR, Boston)

The beating that changed America: What happened to Rodney King 25 years ago (Video, Chelsea Matlash, Lily Rothman, Time)

Before Black Lives Matter (Risa L. Goluboff, Slate)

Boston Latin School, America's oldest public school, under federal investigation for racial discrimination (Jason Silverstein, New York Daily News)

College lecturer accuses New York Police of racial bias after encounter on his roof (Colin Moynihan, The New York Times)

Commander of US Pacific Fleet cleared of racial bias accusation (Hope Hodge Seck,

CPAC attendees aren't sure why people think Donald Trump is racist (Tyler Tynes, The Huffington Post)

Criminal investigation launched after video shows school police officer slapping young man (Video, Liz Bowie, Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun)

Critic's notebook: "Black-ish" and "American Crime" are the best shows on broadcast TV (Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter)

Debating Zoe Saldana, Nina Simone and the spectrum of black skin (Katie Rogers, The New York Times)

Donald Trump gives white men permission to be sexist and racist (Jill Filipovic, Cosmopolitan)

Donald Trump is what happens when America can't handle change (Howard Fineman, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump's dangerous KKK game (Video, Van Jones, CNN)

Dustin Hoffman on Oscars: "It's always been racism" (John Carucci (Associated Press), ABC News)

Family of man killed by Wilmington Police files lawsuit (Randall Chase (Asssociated Press), ABC News)

Filming Rodney King's beating ruined his life (Gil Troy, The Daily Beast)

George Clooney interview: "Donald Trump is a xenophobic fascist" (Andrew Pulver, The Guardian)

Here's how Black Lives Matter steers the national policing debate (Brandon Ellington Patterson, Mother Jones)

How political science helps explain the rise of Trump: the role of white identity and grievances (Michael Tesler, John Sides, The Washington Post)

Inside the Democrats' racial divide: Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and the polls that prove this isn't over yet (Corey Robin, Salon)

Jeremy Lin expressing disappointment over Asian stereotypes joke at Oscars signals change (Ebenezer Samuel, New York Daily News)

Joy Ann Reid: The "Old South" hears Trump's dog-whistles loud and clear: "Menacing to black and Jewish voters" (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Judge dismisses charges against teenagers in Brooklyn rape case (Nikita Stewart, The New York Times)

L.A.'s police chief explains how he gets rid of dirty cops (Joe Domanick, Vice)

The left disarmed the racism charge (Noah Rothman, Commentary)

Mapping the resegregation of diverse neighborhoods in 4 U.S. cities (Tanvi Misra, CityLab)

McCaughey: Hillary's war on whites (Betsy McCaughey, The Ledger, Lakeland, Florida)

Mitt Romney is shocked - shocked! - that Donald Trump now says controversial things (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

MSNBC finds itself on other side of racial allegations following Melissa Harris-Perry controversy as Democratic Rep. introduces #NBCSoWhite (Dave Urbanski, The Blaze)

NAACP calls for DOJ investigation, suggests profiling behind racial skew of NOLA juvenile arrests (Video, Travers Mackel, WDSU, New Orleans)

NFL star racially profiled and almost arrested for trying to buy gym (A.R. Shaw, Rolling Out)

Online activists question Facebook's anti-racism stance after one woman's terrifying death threat goes viral (Sydney Latimer, The Huffington Post)

Opinion: Trump shows race-baiting is OK in American politics (Chris Zepeda-Millán, NBC News)

Panel finds Los Angeles police officers justified in shooting of homeless man (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Racial art to be removed from 111-year-old New York carousel (Associated Press, ABC News)

Rodney King beating 25 years ago opened era of viral cop videos (Video, Jon Schuppe, NBC News)

The Rodney King beating 25 years later (Greg Timmons,

Rodney King's daughter remembers a human being, not a symbol (Video, Angel Jennings, Los Angeles Times)

Seattle Seahawks Kam Chancellor wanted to buy a gym and gym employees called the cops on him (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

"Star Wars" director to implement RACIAL QUOTAS after Oscars controversy (Tom Tillison, BizPac Review)

The surveillance of blackness: From the transatlantic slave trade to contemporary surveillance technologies (Claudia Garcia-Rejas, Truthout)

Texas A&M student who allegedly taunted black high school kids has left campus (Jon Herskovitz (Reuters), The Huffington Post)

Texas officer who arrested Sandra Bland is finally fired (Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root)

Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland formally fired (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

These charts explain how racial inequality continues into retirement (Daniel Marans, The Huffington Post)

Three black men talk about Rodney King, 25 years later (Dexter Thomas, Los Angeles Times)

Trooper who arrested Sandra Bland is fired: why now+ (+video) (Cathaleen Chen, The Christian Science Monitor)

Trump's dangerous dance with bigotry (Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post)

Trump's not racist, but he is a selective bigot (Isaac J. Bailey, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Trump supporters rage against the present (Steve Chapman, Reason)

The violence to come (Peter Beinart, The Atlantic)

What a year of racial strife has taught Bernie and Hillary (Joe Klein, Time)

What is the contemporary KKK? (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

What have we learned since Rodney King? (Bill Keller, The Marshall Project)

Why it's possible to reject the Klan and still support racism (Rev. William J. Barber II, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Sojourners)

Why Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio don't connect with all Hispanics (Tyler O'Neil, PJ Media)

Who was legendary singer Nina Simone - and why is Zoë Saldana's movie about her so controversial? (Kathy Ehrich Dowd, People)

Why was officer Peter Liang convicted? (J. Weston Phippen, The Atlantic)

ZOOTOPIA review: A muddled mess of racial messaging... and cute animals (Filmanmeldelse, Devin Faraci, Birth Movies Death)


3 charged with hate crimes after racially motivated attack in Lake Los Angeles Park: DA (Kennedy Ryan, KTLA, Los Angeles)

5 things Bernie Sanders must do immediately to engange non-white voters (Seth Abramson, The Huffington Post)

After Oscars, hashtags ask: Does one minority group have to fight for another? (Karen Workman, The New York Times)

America's go-to economic indicator is blunt and obsolete (S.M. Miller, The Atlantic)

The Atlantic takes a poke at Dallas over segregation, misses knockout (Jim Schutze, Dallas Observer)

Chicago remains among most segregated U.S. cities: studies (Maudlyne Ihejrika, Chicago Sun-Times)

Column: When the Oscars become the "White People's Choice Awards" (Jesseba Fernando, The Daily Campus, University of Connecticut)

Confederate flag dispute ends in felony charge (Video, David Lohr, The Huffington Post)

Daily reads: Why low Oscar ratings shouldn't matter, Disney takes on racial biases, and more (Vikram Murthi, CriticWire, IndieWire)

Deputy fired for defacing poster map with a racial slur (Associated Press, The Washington Post)

Disney's Zootopia is a delightful kids' movie that is also totally about racial profiling (Dan Kois, Slate)

Donald Trump and the rise of the new Dixiecrats (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

Do we really have to remind people that the KKK wasn't "progressive"? (Jon Green, AMERICAblog)

Editorial: Iowa, do more to prevent racial disparities (Leder, The Des Moines Register)

The fallacy of the ostensible race-deficient class-based analysis (Kirsten John Foy, The Huffington Post)

Fireworks: Van Jones vs. Jeffrey Lord round two: History of KKK in Democratic Party, racism in Trump campaign (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

George Holliday, man who filmed Rodney King beating, says video "needed to be used" (Nancy Dillon, New York Daily News)

Here's a running list of racist things that have happened at Trump rallies (Video, Willa Frej, The Huffington Post)

Hollywood, if not the Oscars, is already getting a lot less white (Katey Rich, Vanity Fair)

How Bernie Sanders lost the black vote long before Super Tuesday (David Holmes, Fast Company)

How it feels to be white like me: overwhelmingly sad (Mark Weber, The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina)

Jeffrey Lord educates Van Jones on the history of Democrats and the KKK (

Jerrod Carmichael goes there (Jonah Weiner, The New York Times Magazine)

Lawsuit to change Mississippi flag an "uphill battle," but could work (Arielle Dreher, Jackson Free Press, Mississippi)

Man is charged in racially motivated attack on Sikh Metro bus driver, prosecutors say (Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times)

The most prejudiced places in America (James Joiner, The Daily Beast)

New study shows bias toward adopting children of certain ethnic, racial backgrounds (Jon Reidel, The University of Vermont)

The "Nina" trailer is what happens when white people tell black stories (Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

No charges for students behind racial slurs at Texas A&M (Associated Press, ABC News)

Nuclear: Brutal ad previews general election racial attacks against Trump (Video, Guy Benson, Town Hall)

Orrin Hatch gives Trump a pass on the KKK (Aaron Rupar, Think Progress)

Patt Morrison asks: Black Lives Matter activist and Baltimore mayoral candidate DeRay McKesson (Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times)

The People vs. O.J. Simpson: The race card (Scott Meslow, The Week)

A profile of Google's spending on fighting racial injustice (Alexis Buchanan, Nonprofit Quarterly)

Racially diverse US neighborhoods undergoing re-segregation (Rebecca Basu, American University, Washington, D.C.)

The retirement crisis facing Hispanics (Video, Tanzina Vega, CNN Money)

Reviled racist Matthew Heimbach admits to pushing black woman at Trump rally, blames tension on Black Lives Matter (Video, Dan Good, New York Daily News)

The Rev. Jesse Jackson remembers Rodney King and the L.A. riots (Bill Keller, The Marshall Project)

Shootings by LA police officers spiked by more than 50% in 2015 (Nicky Woolf, The Guardian)

Super Tuesday: How race, class and geography fed Trump and Clinton's victories (Joel Kotkin, Forbes)

Talking about racism isn't dividing the country. Racism is. (Video, German Lopez, Vox)

Tavis Smiley: Black America could get on Trump train (Video, Tavis Smiley, USA Today)

Tense debate about race on CNN gives preview of what's to come in 2016 election (Michael Walsh, Yahoo! Politics)

Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland is officially fired (Kim Bellware, The Huffington Post)

Trump and KKK inspire meltdown on CNN starring Van Jones and Jeffrey Lord (Video, Justin Wm. Moyer, The Washington Post)

Trump-backing CNN contributor: KKK killed people for "progressive agenda" (Video, Josh Hafner, USA Today)

Trump won Super Tuesday because America is racist (Brittany King, The Huffington Post)

What CNN analyst Jeffrey Lord got very wrong in that KKK debate with Van Jones (Video, Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

White power and the "model minority" myth (Jess Guh, Counterpunch)


Accounts differ on why black students ejected from Trump rally (Maya Rhodan, Time)

Bernie and the white savior shuffle (Sikivu Hutchinson, The Huffington Post)

Bernie vs. Hillary: Who's better for black voters? (Lauren Victoria Burke, The Root)

Black Virginian voters have mixed reviews on Democrats heading into Super Tuesday (Natalie Escobar, UPI)

Clinton confronted for calling black kids "super predators" (Video, Bob Fredericks, New York Post)

Clinton takes aim at Trump over KKK stumble (Video, Dan Merica, CNN)

A closer look at Wagner and #OscarsSoWhite (Alex Ross, The New Yorker)

Come on. You need to wake up white America (Jeffrey Dominguez, The Nevada Sagebrush)

Editorial: Harper Lee, 1926-2016 (Leder, The Providence Journal, Rhode Island)

Four white men ordered to pay $840,000 for Jim Crow-style killing of Mississippi black man (Yanan Wang, The Washington Post)

Four white men who lynched a black man in Mississippi were ordered to pay the victim's family $840,000 (Nidhi Prakash, Fusion)

Harris-Perry meltdown leads to WashPost story loaded with racial grievances: "Is #MSNBCSoWhite?" (Tim Graham, Newsbusters)

Hillary Clinton, black lies, and white lives (Cliff Kincaid, Accuracy in Media)

Hillary Clinton is winning votes with vile race games (Betsy McCaughey, New York Post)

Hollywood's Asian punching bags: Why there shouldn't be a "safe" minority to joke about (Arthur Chu, The Daily Beast)

How America's criminal justice system became the country's mental health system (German Lopez, Vox)

How Breitbart unleashes hate mobs to threaten, dox, and troll Trump critics (Lloyd Grove, The Daily Beast)

How Donald Trump made Republicans half-aware of racism (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

How frank talk about racial issues has helped Clinton and Trump (Perry Bacon Jr., NBC News)

How to spark kids' interest in civil rights (Carey Wallace, Time)

"I don't think that's true": Things get tense when voter repeatedly questions Clinton on race issues (Video, Oliver Darcy, The Blaze)

In "Spotlight," a lesson on covering race (Christopher D. Benson, Chicago Tribune)

Is a Donald Trump victory a win for racism and bigotry? (Joyce Karam, Al Arabiya English)

King: African-American students tossed from Trump rally were guilty of nothing other than showing up and being black (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

A letter to my Asian-American friends about racism (Frank H. Wu, The Huffington Post)

Making black voices matter (Debatindlæg, Leah Wright Rigueur, Hakeem Jeffries, Alicia Garza, The New York Times)

McConnell, Ryan challenge Trump to disavow white supremacists (Video, Benjamin Siegel, Mary Bruce, ABC News)

Melissa Harris-Perry sets MSNBC ablaze on Twitter amid claims of racial inequity (Hillary Crosley Coker, Jezebel)

New ad highlights Trump's controversial race comments (Shoshana Weissmann, The Weekly Standard)

New York City police get new discretion on minor crimes (Mara Gay, Zolan Kanno-Youngs, The Wall Street Journal)

A night out at the Harlem Oscar boycott (Kia Gregory, New Republic)

NYPD allegedly violated civil rights in wrongful home searches (Associated Press, The Guardian)

One big way that Bernie Sanders could help black voters financially (Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post)

The party of Trump, and the path forward for Democrats (Leder, The New York Times)

The People v. O.J. Simpson's Sterling K. Brown on the "n-word" scene and playing the trial's most polarizing lawyer (Maria Elena Fernandez, Vulture)

Police chief: Removal of youths from Trump rally not racial (The Valdosta Daily Times, Georgia)

"Police, this is what they do": anger in Raleigh over death of young black man (Lawrence Richards, The Guardian)

Poll: Donald Trump's supporters are less racially resentful than Marco Rubio's (Dylan Matthews, Vox)

Prosecutor Anita Alvarez may pay a price for her handling of cops who kill (Deborah L. Shelton, The Nation)

Race and the Air Force: The truth about how minorities get promoted (Stephen Losey, Air Force Times)

"Race" star Stephan James to co-star in Fox's racially charged even series "Shots Fired" (Elizabeth Wagmeister, Variety)

Race, wealth and the U.S. president elections (Dedrick Muhammad, The Huffington Post)

Racial bias in policing persists (Shirley N. Weber, The San Diego Union Tribune)

Racism charges in bus incident, and their unraveling, upset University at Albany (Vivian Yee, The New York Times)

Rodney King beating reverberated for years (Tidslinje, Los Angeles Times)

Rosa Parks' archive goes digital (Video, Jesse Greenspan,

RPD chief asks for patience, prayers after shooting (Video, ABC11, Raleigh, North Carolina)

Separate and still unequal (Janie Boschma, The Atlantic)

Texas candidate Zena Stephens' office shot in apparent racial attack (Video, Shamar Walters, NBC News)

These states are doing the most to rob minority voters on Super Tuesday (Brentin Mock, CityLab)

"They stood over him and watched him die": Outrage in Alabama after white officer kills black man (Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post)

"Trump" as anti-Latino epithet: Ugly incidents at high school games (Mayra Cuevas, CNN)

Trump: Of course I denounce white supremacists; nobody has done more for equality as I have (Video, Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics)

Trump rally expels black students. Racist or justified? (+video) (Video, Peter Grier, The Christian Science Monitor)

We must stop the NFL from exporting racism (Rep. Betty McCollum, Michael Dugher, The Hill)

What Chris Rock forgot to say at the Oscars (Leonard Pitts, Jr., Miami Herald)

White supremacists don't really believe Donald Trump disavowed David Duke (Igor Bobic, The Huffington Post)

Who are Donald Trump's supporters, really? (Derek Thompson, The Atlantic)

Why isn't Trump repudiating the racists who support him?: Dennis Roddy (Dennis Roddy, The Patriot-News, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)

Why must politicians "disavow" things? (Paul Waldman, The Week)