November 2015


Gitte Nielsen, cand.mag., Amerikanske Studier



The 25 most diverse colleges and universities (Nick Selbe (Graphic), National Journal)

60 years after boycott, using Montgomery bus can be trying (Kim Chandler (Associated Press), ABC News)

Activists meet prosecutor, voice frustration (Video, Matthew Glowicki, Louisville, Kentucky)

As racial tensions on campus rise, Ithaca College looks for a way forward (Video, Todd Reed, Adam May, Erica R. Hendry, Al Jazeera America)

At meeting, law school grapples with race relations (Andrew M. Duehren, The Harvard Crimson)

Black churches to convene in Charleston, foster racial reconciliation (Adam Parker, Charleston Post and Courier, South Carolina)

Black pastor backs Trump: "I'm no Uncle Tom," he's "a strong leader who will bring strength back to America" (Video, Real Clear Politics)

Black pastors rail against closed-door meeting with Trump, citing racist language and incitement (Alice Ollstein, Think Progress)

Black student protest at Princeton -- and beyond (Michael Hanchard, The Huffington Post)

Cover-up in Chicago (Bernard E. Harcourt, The New York Times)

Crossing a divide between police and community in Chicago (Judith Valente, America Magazine)

Declining standards in racial hate hoaxes (Steve Sailer,

Did ending slavery lead to bigger government? (Bill Federer, WND)

Does any of this campus turmoil have to do with race? (Robert Oscar Lopez, American Thinker)

Donald Trump and fake diversity (Nancy Leong, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump cancels press event with black pastors after finding out they're not endorsing him (Philip Lewis, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump's botched meeting with black pastors, and the limits of old-school racial appeals (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump's secret meeting with black pastors as explained by Donald Trump (Ashley Feinberg, Gawker)

Envisioning and enacting racial justice: Rinku Sen the force behind Race Forward (Kavita Das, NBC News)

Evidence reveals Minneapolis shooting suspect as racist scaredy cat (Andy Cush, Gawker)

Filmmaker: Why I made "Blackface" (Video, Roger Ross Williams, CNN)

The first Freddie Gray trial gets underway in Baltimore (Video, Paula Reid, CBS News)

First officer faces trial in Freddie Gray case (Video, John Bacon, USA Today)

Four men charged after protesters shot near Minneapolis police protests (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

Free speech is under attack on the nation's campuses with too few willing to defend it (Allan C. Brownfield, Chronicles)

"The future of the city is at stake" as Baltimore readies for 1st Freddie Gray trial (Associated Press, Fox News)

GOP not interested in playing up racial differences with Democrats (Zach Montellaro, National Journal)

Graduate degrees can help narrow underemployment gap among races (Emily DeRuy, National Journal)

Here's what students really think about race on campus (Eric R. Hendry, Al Jazeera America)

High stakes for Baltimore as Freddie Gray trials begin (Associated Press, The New York Times)

How to be a racist in health research (Noel S. Williams, American Thinker)

How to understand white male terrorism (Max Berger, The Nation)

The inheritance of disaffection (Chris Lebron, The New York Times)

In Montgomery, Rosa Parks' story offers a history lesson for police (Radio, Debbie Elliott, Morning Edition, NPR)

Laquan McDonald and the "system" (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Laquan McDonald's killer cop set to appear in court (Monique John, New Pittsburgh Courier)

The Left's response to Planned Parenthood shooting is outrageous (Rich Lowry, New York Post)

Liberal fascism may be in the news, but new it's not (Selwyn Duke, The New American)

Man arrested for allegedly making threats against black students at Western Washington University (Video, Donna Gordon Blankinship (Associated Press), The Huffington Post)

Man arrested for threatening to kill "white devils" at the University of Chicago (Lindsey Bever, Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post)

Minority patients in ER less likely to get painkillers for abdominal pain (Robert Preidt, HealthDay)

More than 1,000 racism complaints at US colleges. What happened? (+video) (Molly Jackson, The Christian Science Monitor)

A new landscape of housing access and opportunity (Stockton Williams, Maya Brennan, Urbanland)

Opinion: Decades of complaints against Chicago cops are on the verge of being destroyed (Mason Johnson, CBS Chicago)

Out of many, one Harvard (Leder, The Harvard Crimson)

Parents at swastika-defending elite school should get a refund (Naomi Schaefer Riley, New York Post)

POLITICO Illinois playbook: PROTESTS rock Chicago -- EMANUEL under pressure -- RAUNER deep dive in New York Times (Natasha Korecki, Jesse Rifkin, Politico)

Polls rarely ask about concerns vital to minority voters (Taeku Lee, The New York Times)

Put body cameras on every cop (Video, Mark O'Mara, CNN)

Racial and ethnic differences persist in unintended pregnancies (Rada K. Dagher,

Report shows growing racial disparities in Oakland residents' health (Graelyn Brashear, Oakland North)

Rotten to the core: Community activists call for resignation of Chicago mayor, police chief and state's attorney in light of Laquan McDonald murder (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Sorry people, the sixties are over (Greg Jones, The Daily Caller)

State sues prisoners to pay for their room, board (Steve Mills, Todd Lighty, Chicago Tribune)

Student in custody targeted "white devils": Will the media cover? (Matthew Balan, NewsBusters)

The Supreme Court dives into a dispute over what diversity means (The Economist)

Talib Kweli victim of racial attack in Denmark (Gregory Adams, Exclaim, Canada)

University of Chicago would-be-shooter wanted to "rid the world of white devils" (Alex Griswold, Mediaite)

WaPo "forgets" student arrested for U Chicago shooting threat targeted whites (Evan Gahr, The Daily Caller)

The whitening of the GOP - and why it's very bad for the party (Chris Cillizza, The Washington Post)

White parents need to start talking about racial violence against African-Americans (Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune)

Why Black Lives Matter is more than just a hashtag (Jshadé Quintanilla, Ryot)

Why didn't State's Attorney Alvarez handle the shooting of LaQuan McDonald by indicting officer Van Dyke in 60 days? (Jeff Berkowitz, Chicago Now)

Why is the GOP so bad at playing the race card? (Jazz Shaw, Hot Air)

Why more black engineers aren't being hired in Silicon Valley (Michael Learmonth, International Business Times)

Will race be an issue in 2016? (Hastings Wyman, Southern Political Report)

Yale faculty pen letter in support of embattled colleagues (Ed Stannard, New Haven Register, Connecticut)

Yes, she can (Michael Eric Dyson, New Republic)

Young white homebuyers have a secret weapon: Their parents' money (Rob Wile, Fusion)


All eyes on Porter for first Freddie Gray trial (P. Kenneth Burns, WYPR, Baltimore)

Almost 1/5 of U.S. population are Hispanic, 2/3 of whom are of Mexican origin, new report finds (Houston Chronicle)

Another racial flash-point (Leder, The Augusta Chronicle, Georgia)

Baltimore residents wary as Freddie Gray trials slated to begin (Radio, Jennifer Ludden, Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR)

Black lives matter on campus, too (Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Al Jazeera America)

Black ministers decline to endorse Trump (Nigel Roberts, The Root)

The bleak future of college football (Michael Baumann, The Atlantic)

Burger King: Chicago shooting video altered (Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today)

Can officers in Freddie Gray case get an impartial jury? (Video, Jean Casarez, Chris Boyette, CNN)

Chicago police will add more body cameras following shooting of Laquan McDonald (Reuters, Venturebeat)

Colleges trying to find ways to deal with racial incidents (Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press)

Colorado police union calls critics "race baiting morons" after Planned Parenthood attacks (Carimah Townes, Think Progress)

The dehumanizing disregard I experienced at University of Redlands shows real equality has a ways to go (Erin Aubry Kaplan, Los Angeles Times)

Does affirmative action cause mental illness in black and Hispanic students? (Ed Straker, American Thinker)

Erasing Woodrow Wilson, evading history? (Trygve Throntveit, The Daily Beast)

Fear and fury in Freddie Gray's Baltimore neighborhood as first of six officers goes on trial (John Woodrow Cox, Peter Hermann, Chicago Tribune)

Fight racial injustice (Læserbrev, Alina Valdes, Miami Herald)

First Freddie Gray trial starts Monday: What you need to know (Ron Cassie, Baltimore Magazine)

First officer heads to trial Monday in Freddie Gray's death (Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun)

GOP's hell-bent on tearing us apart: A decades-long strategy to win by divisiveness now leads to President Donald Trump (Heather Cox Richardson, Salon)

Grief, hope for Baltimore on eve of first Freddie Gray trial (Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun)

How did these cities become the top 10 best for black-owned small businesses? (Charles D. Ellison, The Root)

How do we identify killer cops?: Spence (Gerry Spence, USA Today)

Illegal border surge heats up again (Brenda Walker,

Jack Zaleski: History of immigration ain't pretty (Jack Zaleski, INFORUM)

Laura Washington: Justice for Laquan begins in every home (Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times)

The mystery of the nation of immigrants who fear foreigners (Jesse Walker, Newsweek)

New documentary spotlights the son of undocumented immigrants and his work as a US border patrol agent (Selena Hill, Latin Post)

Protests expected as first Freddie Gray trial begins Monday (Video, Vic Carter, CBS Baltimore)

Racial equality: Not here, not now (Erin Aubry Kaplan, Los Angeles Times)

Republicans must save the cities (Kevin D. Williamson, National Review)

School of Law dean Ronald Weich: Single prosecution can't solve broad social problems (Pressemeddelelse, University of Baltimore)

The smoker (Aram Roston, BuzzFeed)

Study finds stark differences in municipal court experiences based on race and class (Kameel Stanley, St. Louis Public Radio)

Ted Cruz attacks Marco Rubio on privacy and immigration (Matt Flegenheimer, The New York Times)

Trial of Baltimore police officer charged in man's death to start (Ian Simpson, Reuters)

Trump abruptly cancels black clergy press conference (Ben Schreckinger, Politico)

U.S. Rep. Ellison emerges as key political leader amid Jamar Clark protests (Ricardo Lopez, Star Tribune, Minneapolis)

What you need to know about the Freddie Gray case (Sean Welsh, The Baltimore Sun)

White Fox news host asks black anchor, "Do you make Kool-Aid?" (Video, Ashley Monaé, Madame Noire)

Who will be the 12 men and women to serve on the first trial in Freddie Gray case? (Lynh Bui, Justin Jouvenal, The Washington Post)

Why so many minority millennials can't get ahead (Mel Jones, The Atlantic)

Woodrow Wilson's legacy gets complicated (Jennifer Schuessler, The New York Times)


5 devastating facts about black-on-black crime (Jerome Hudson, Breitbart)

15 excerpts that show how radical, weird and out of touch college campuses have become (John Hawkins, Town Hall)

Activists bring casket to City Hall; Preckwinkle joins chorus calling for McCarthy's exit (Tina Sfondeles, Patrick Judge, Chicago Sun-Times)

Another Baltimore injustice (Todd Oppenheim, The New York Times)

Are police officers the real terrorists? (Marque-Anthony,

Batman saves a young black man from police in a new comic (German Lopez, Vox)

Black activist beaten at Trump rally tells his story (Jean Ann Esselink, The New Civil Rights Movement)

Black artists and the march into the museum (Randy Kennedy, The New York Times)

Black Lives Matter: A local prosecutor's lesson from the '70s (James K. Doane, Crosscut)

Black Lives Matter protests meet Black Friday shoppers (Sara Burnett (Associated Press), The Christian Science Monitor)

Black Lives Matter resonates in Asheville (Beth Walton, Asheville Citizen-Times, North Carolina)

Black Oakland residents stopped, searched with vague legal tactic (Joaquin Palomino, San Francisco Chronicle)

Black religious leaders tell colleagues: Think twice before supporting Trump (Bradford Richardson, The Hill)

Book review: "Democracy abroad, lynching at home: Racial violence in Florida" by Tameka Bradley Hobbs (Boganmeldelse, Michael Hoffman, The Florida Times-Union)

Chicago police union stands by cop charged with murdering teen (Fiona Ortiz, Justin Madden, Reuters)

Chicago protesters demand police reform, demilitarization (C. Mitchell Shaw, The New American)

Chief of police department in Pennsylvania resigns over racial slur (Associated Press, NBC Philadelphia)

Cleveland police shooting of Tamir Rice was unjustified, experts conclude (Video, Graham Rayman, Rich Schapiro, New York Daily News)

Cleveland prosecutor releases analysis of Tamir Rice surveillance footage (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Colleges would benefit from a little less outrage and a little more critical thinking (In Our Opinion, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah)

Cracking the "code words" Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and the rest of the GOP hopefuls have been spewing on the campaign trail (Adam Edelman, New York Daily News)

The curious case of black advocates and MSM hatred for Dr. Ben Carson (Lloyd Marcus, American Thinker)

Did "whiteness" save the life of the alleged Planned Parenthood shooter? (Peter Holley, The Washington Post)

The director of "Gods of Egypt" just apologized for the movie's all-white cast (Matthew Rodriguez, Mic)

Editorial: Spot the white supremacist (Leder, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia)

Everyone failed LaQuan McDonald (Rich Miller, Chicago Business)

Freddie Gray judge prosecuted police misconduct for Justice Department (Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun)

Is the civil rights era over? (Jamey Cross, The Courier-Tribune, Asheboro, North Carolina)

Laquan McDonald shooting: Burger King manager says he has testified (Associated Press, The Guardian)

I suppose we'll have the Confederate Battle Flag fight all over again... in Misssissippi (Jazz Shaw, Hot Air)

Jesse Jackson joins calls for resignations after Laquan McDonald shooting (Justin Madden, The Huffington Post)

Justice at the hands of the nameless in Baltimore prosecution (Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post)

Lawyers for Tamir Rice's family release outside reports criticizing shooting (Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

The left's illogical logic of diversity (Jonah Goldberg, National Review)

Needs facts before you call UC racist, intolerant (Timothy G. Taylor,

New images, analysis released of Tamir Rice shooting (CBS News)

Of course black people are angrier at police shootings than other crime: Jarvis DeBerry (Jarvis DeBerry, The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

On Planned Parenthood attack: White terrorists receive more respect than slain, black teens (Samantha Master, Global Grind)

Political horizons: Racism often subtle, couched in plausible deniability (Mark Ballard, The Advocate, Louisiana)

Poll highlights divide between GOP, black voters on police issues (Video, Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun)

Prosecutor releases enhanced surveillance images of Tamir Rice shooting (Brandon Blackwell,

Progressivism and racism (John C. Goodman, Town Hall)

Protesters rally ahead of first Freddie Gray trial (Video, Amy Yensi, CBS Baltimore)

Stone Mountain monument at center of racial tension over Confederate tributes (Matthew Teague, The Guardian)

The story of the first black Marine (Gil Troy, The Daily Beast)

Strange fruit: Voting rights restored for Kentucky ex-felons (Podcast, Laura Ellis, WFPL, Louisville, Kentucky)

Supreme Court halts controversial Native Hawaiian election (Katie Bo Williams, The Hill)

Television is getting more diverse. Here's why it's good for the business. (Lavanya Ramanathan, The Washington Post)

Trump claims 100 black religious leaders will endorse him Monday (Hrafnkell Haraldson, PoliticusUSA)

Trying to understand Donald Trump's appeal from the outside (Paul Thornton, Los Angeles Times)

Unrest on campuses shows failure to address racism, activists say (Katherine Long, The Seattle Times)

What Trump supporters think about race and religion (Perry Bacon Jr., NBC News)

With diversity comes intensity in Amherst free speech debate (Anemona Hartocollis, The New York Times)


Acknowledge our history, warts and all (Nicolaus Mills, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Americans don't disagree on politics as much as you might think (Danielle Kurtzleben, NPR)

Anger over killing by police halts shopping in Chicago (Video, Monica Davey, Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

As first Gray trial begins, media must step up (David Zurawik, The Baltimore Sun)

As many African-American see it, there are 2 Ben Carsons (Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press)

Ben Carson's unchallenged notion that racial pay gaps are OK (Charles D. Ellison, The Hill)

The black boycott of Black Friday (Felice León, The Daily Beast)

Black lives matter on college campuses too (Khallid Love, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

#BlackoutBlackFriday: If you can't get it at a black business, you don't need it (Chelcee Johns, Madame Noire)

Black tape at Harvard Law (Randall Kennedy, The New York Times)

Chicago Black Friday protests test power of new civil rights movement (Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor)

Chicago police officer Van Dyke charged with murder - after 400 days (C. Mitchell Shaw, The New American)

Chicago teachers union, Jesse Jackson launch robocall to urge Black Friday unrest over Laquan McDonald (Warner Todd Huston, Breitbart)

Civil rights pioneer Heman Sweatt's family backs race policy (Chuck Lindell, The Philadelphia Tribune)

Closed minds on campus (John H. McWhorter, The Wall Street Journal)

The corrupt system that killed Laquan McDonald (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

Crime a rising concern as primaries approach (Bruce Majors, Breitbart)

Crowds close stores, march on Mag Mile to protest Laquan McDonald killing (Juan Perez Jr., Grace Wong, Kate Thayer, Lolly Bowean, Jeff Coen, Chicago Tribune)

Dark Knight III: Batman to tackle Gotham police as comic series treats US racial tensions (Tim Walker, The Independent UK)

Donald Trump's politics of denigration rage on (Leder, The Washington Post)

Editorial: Leaked memo exposes whitewash in New Orleans (Wendell Pierce, NBC News)

The fire rises: Mainstream support for white student unions (Andrew Anglin, The Daily Stormer)

The four-decade fight for Chicago police reform (Leon Finney Jr., Chicago Tribune)

GOP contenders are talking about drug abuse, but racial and partisan rifts persist (Abby Phillip, Katie Zezima, The Washington Post)

How's that river shaping up for you? (Paul Mirengoff, Power Line)

In the Tamir Rice case, ensure that justice is done: editorial (Leder, The Cleveland Plain Dealer)

John Fountain: Old and young generations march for Laquan (John Fountain, Chicago Sun-Times)

Kathleen Parker: Cry havoc, followed by milk & cookies (Kathleen Parker, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Laquan McDonald shooting: Protesters disrupt Black Friday shopping in downtown Chicago (Video, Erik Ortiz, Associated Press, NBC News)

The lost art of the segregated Thanksgiving table (Alan Singer, The Huffington Post)

Millennials, don't give up on free speech (Emily Ekins, The Detroit News)

New videos raise questions in Chicago police shooting (Video, The Washington Post)

Nostalgia is killing the white working class: The story behind the shocking mortality rates (Kali Holloway (AlterNet), Salon)

Race and public policy (Charles E. Lewis Jr., Ph.D., Social Justice Solutions)

Racism is so deeply embedded in our psyche (Marc Lamont Hill, CNN)

The racist legacy of Woodrow Wilson (Dick Lehr, The Atlantic)

Red-blue America: Is the Black Lives Matter movement inspiring a new crime wave? (Joel Mathis, Duluth News Tribune)

The Republican Party is now America's largest hate group (Daniel Denvir, Salon)

Shields and Brooks on protesting police shootings, sizing up GOP contenders (Video, PBS Newshour)

Some Black Friday shoppers balk at Laquan McDonald protests on Mag Mile (Kim Janssen, Chicago Tribune)

Steering young people away from a life mixed up with gangs (Video, PBS Newshour)

Tasers may not kill like real guns, but they're not a cure for police brutality either (Noah Berlatsky, Quartz)

Tyshawn Lee and Laquan McDonald (John Hinderaker, Power Line)

UCSB White Student Union to stage "white solidarity" walk out (Pardes Seleh, The Daily Wire)

Violence toward Black Lives Matter activists erases any doubt: We live in a time of racial strife (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

We don't seem to care about dead black youth (Stu Bykofsky, Philadelphia Daily News)

White men must bridge racial divide (Bill Clark, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri)

Who will you blame once Obama's gone? (Video, John Blake, CNN)

Woodrow Wilson and the campus Taliban (Daniel J. Flynn, The American Spectator)

Working while brown: What discrimination looks like now (Tanzina Vega, CNN Money)


10 tips to survive today's college campus, or: Everything you need to know about college microaggressions (Larry Elder, Real Clear Politics)

All of human history now declared a racist microaggression at Oxford (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

Amid application season, seniors consider a new criterion: Race relations (Radio, Cheryl Corley, All Things Considered, NPR)

Big Tobacco's big race play: Philip Morris, the NAACP and the future of menthol cigarettes (Myron Levin (Fairwarning), Salon)

Chicago protesters to storm shopping district on Black Friday (Associated Press, The Huffington Post)

Chicago releases new videos from scene of Laquan McDonald's shooting (Faith Karimi, Greg Botelho, CNN)

The ecstasy of Donald Trump (Molly Ball, The Atlantic)

Editorial: The uncomfortable reality of Laquan McDonald's shooting by police (Leder, Daily Herald, Chicago)

Four new Laquan McDonald shooting videos raise more questions (Bill Ruthhart, Bob Secter, David Kidwell, Chicago Tribune)

The GOP's self-inflicted wounds (Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post)

How a boy from segregated South grew up to be Jimmy Carter's chief of staff (Video, PBS Newshour)

How segregation has helped lead to greater inequality in cities' public services (Jessica Trounstine, LSE US Centre)

If police shooting video had been released sooner, would Emanuel be mayor? (John Kass, Chicago Tribune)

In 2016 campaign, both parties want reform in justice system (Eric Tucker, Associated Press)

Is there a magic bullet to reduce police misconduct? (Arthur Avecedo, Chicago Tribune)

"Lord, when is this going to end?": Chicago's search for answers after video (Video, Orlando Ruiz, Jason Kravarik, Mallory Simon, CNN)

Love in the face of racism: Being an interracial family (Jareen Imam, CNN)

Male immigrants with darker skin have fewer job opportunities than women and those with lighter skin (Andrea Gómez Cervantes, ChangHwan Kim, LSE US Centre)

Obama backs protests over "deeply disturbing" Laquan McDonald shooting (Zach Stafford, Joanna Walters, The Guardian)

Officials, activists question Chicago police investigation (Zusha Elinson, Mark Peters, The Wall Street Journal)

On college campuses, separate is still unequal (Fareed Zakaria, The Washington Post)

"Safe space" is for white people (Lee A. Daniels, New Pittsburgh Courier)

So black students matter, white students don't (Crystal Wright,

The other Laquan McDonalds: More questionable killings by Chicago police (Justin Glawe, The Daily Beast)

Teen killed by Chicago officer had broken, troubled family (Michael Tarm, Sara Burnett, Associated Press)

#ThanksgivingwithBlackFamilies gains momentum on social media (Amy Schaeffer, Inquisitr)

We have to consider the racial wealth gap when talking about racial bias (Stefani Cox, Big Think)

What Chicago students are saying about last year's police shooting of a teen (Radio, Linda Lutton, All Things Considered, NPR)

While most white Americans deny institutionalized racism exist, another study proves them wrong (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Why Brown University's $100 million plan to improve race relations falls short (Joel Simundich, The Huffington Post)

Why Donald Trump may look like a savior (Catherine Rampell, The Washington Post)

"You cannot kill our children and expect us to be quiet any longer"; Protests in Chicago over shooting of Laquan McDonald (Don Babwin (Associated Press), Toronto Sun, Canada)


16 shots: Chicago responds to the death of a black teen (Videoer, ABC News)

The alarming numbers on race and police misconduct in Chicago (Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post)

"All American Boys": A young adult book about a police beating and a hard choice (Karen Grigsby Bates, NPR)

America's higher education brought low (George F. Will, The Washington Post)

At funeral for slain Minneapolis man, vow to keep protesting (Amy Forliti, Jeff Baenen (Associated Press), ABC News)

Axelrod called out for ignoring Rahm Emanuel's role in blocking Chicago police shooting video (Chuck Ross, The Daily Caller)

Being black is exhausting, and here's why (Dexter Thomas, Los Angeles Times)

Black leaders in Chicago push for investigation of police department (Monica Davey, Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

By the numbers: The fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald (Vocativ)

A by-the-second timeline of the Laquan McDonald shooting (Brian Patrick Byrne, Jishai Evers, Vocativ)

Calm at Minneapolis protest site a night after shooting (Steve Karnowski, Amy Forliti, Associated Press)

Charges against police officer in teen's slaying don't quell anger in Chicago (Peter Slevin, Mark Guarino, Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

Charges dropped against poet arrested during Laquan McDonald protest march (Rummana Hussain, Chicago Sun-Times)

Charging Chicago officer with murder fails to quell outrage over teen's death (Radio, David Schaper, Morning Edition, NPR)

Chicago botches police shooting case (Leder, Boston Globe)

Chicago cop's lawyer: "Not uncommon" to be shot in back, on ground (Video, CBS News)

Chicago cops warned of gang violence in wake of video (Aamer Madhani, Doug Stanglin, USA Today)

Chicago fallout from "Chi-raq" and the Laquan McDonald video (Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune)

Chicago is the worst big US city for police shootings (Hanna Kozlowska, Quartz)

Chicago poised for new protests after Laquan McDonald video released (Video, Zach Stafford, Joanna Walters, The Guardian)

Chicago police officer charged in deadly shooting has a history of misconduct complaints (Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post)

Chicago police really didn't want to release video of a cop shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times (Sam Levine, The Huffington Post)

Chicago police shooting video: Questioning the value of transparency (Max Lewontin, The Christian Science Monitor)

Chicago protesters block traffic and call out police brutality after Laquan McDonald shooting video (Casey Tolan, Fusion)

Chicago protesters confront police, shut down interstate after release of Laquan McDonald video (Mark Guarino, Justin Wm. Moyer, The Washington Post)

Chicago protesters take to the streets for a second night after release of Laquan McDonald video (Fotos, NBC News)

The Chicago protests aren't just about Laquan McDonald (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

COLUMN: Chicago paying the price for bad cops (LZ Granderson, ABC News)

DiCaro: In Chicago, only some black lives matter (Julie DiCaro, CBS Chicago)

Donald Trump race shocker: Polls prove his success really is based on racists (Amanda Marcotte, Salon)

Essay: Why I refuse to raise my son in Chicago (Tenisha Taylor Bell, NBC News)

The execution of Laquan McDonald (Jamil Smith, New Republic)

The execution of Laquan McDonald (Tio Hardiman, The Huffington Post)

Five arrested during protests in Chicago after video of Laquan McDonald's shooting is released (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani DEFENDS white Chicago cop charged with murder after shooting black teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times (Wills Robinson, The Daily Mail, UK)

For some Chicago residents, video of shooting magnifies all too familiar story (Video, Jason Kravarik, Mallory Simon, CNN)

Graphic video released of white Chicago police officer shooting black teenager (Radio, Morning Edition, NPR)

Here's evidence the Chicago PD is worse than you thought (Mollie Reilly, The Huffington Post)

Here's how the Laquan McDonald shooting differs from what police said happened (Sam Levine, The Huffington Post)

Hillary Clinton calls for "justice and accountability" following Laquan McDonald's death (Ariel Edwards-Levy, The Huffington Post)

Hillary Clinton on Laquan McDonald shooting: "We cannot go on like this" (Zach Stafford, Joanna Walters, The Guardian)

How 2 independent journalists and a lawyer held Chicago police accountable for teen's death (Michael McLaughlin, The Huffington Post)

Hundreds protest as Chicago releases video of cop shooting teen 16 times (Video, Aamer Madhani, USA Today)

I filed suit for the Laquan McDonald police video. Its mundanity shocked me (Brandon Smith, The Guardian)

King: After Chicago cops dropped charges against Malcolm London, questions should be asked on other cases (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Laquan and Woodrow Wilson: A case for horrific images (Julian DeShazier, The Huffington Post)

Laquan McDonald and the city of two faces (Rex Huppke, Chicago Tribune)

Laquan McDonald is why Black Lives Matter: Race, the police, and the chilling reality for black America (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Laquan McDonald's death exposes Chicago's rotten system (Leder, The Washington Post)

Laquan McDonald's death is an outrage (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

Laquan McDonald's final seconds tell us we have no time to waste. Reform the police now. (Jeffery Robinson, The Huffington Post)

Laquan McDonald's skin color -- not his actions - cost him his life (Heidi Stevens, Chicago Tribune)

Laquan McDonald video reveals police lied - but how to fill in the blanks? (Jamiles Lartey, The Guardian)

Last night in Chicago (Kate Knibbs, Gawker)

The latest: 4th man in custody in Minneapolis protester shootings (Associated Press, The New York Times)

Long inquiry before charges in Laquan McDonald shooting prompts scrutiny (Dan Hinkel, Matthew Walberg, Chicago Tribune)

Missing footage, lingering mistrust: Video of officer killing teen leaves questions (Colin Daileda, Mashable)

More than a year later, death of Laquan McDonald haunts streets of Chicago (Zach Stafford, The Guardian)

Murder in plain sight in Chicago (Leder, New York Daily News)

National Bar Association thinks Chicago's police superintendent should resign (Colin Daleida, Mashable)

Obama "deeply disturbed" by death of black teenager (The Economist)

Officer who shot Laquan McDonald had 20 misconduct claims filed against him (Mona Chalabi, The Guardian)

Police board chair defends handling of complaints against police (Video, Jay Levine, CBS Chicago)

Police have no idea how Laquan McDonald footage vanished right after they watched it (Nick Wing, The Huffington Post)

Protecting racial bias, students trade placards for pillows (Radio, Kirk Siegler, Morning Edition, NPR)

Protesters march for second night after release of Laquan McDonald shooting video (Video, CBS Chicago)

Race and reality in America: Five key findings (Video, Jennifer Agiesta, CNN)

Racial standoff: Chicago failed Laquan McDonald (Youth Radio - Youth Media International, The Huffington Post)

Rahm Emanuel's learning what happens when you ignore half of the city (Lydia O'Connor, The Huffington Post)

Rahm Emanuel urged calm with no offer to fix Chicago's underlying problems (Mikki Kendall, The Guardian)

Remembering Woodrow Wilson's racism isn't enough: Column (Eric S. Yellin, USA Today)

Reporter who forced release of Laquan McDonald video is barred from news event (Ashley Southall, The New York Times)

Rudy Giuliani blasts Chicago cop who killed teen Laquan McDonald: "You don't shoot a guy 16 times over slashed tires" (Meg Wagner, Rich Shapiro, New York Daily News)

Scuffle breaks out during protests in Chicago after release of police shooting footage - video (Video, Reuters, The Guardian)

Shooting video latest stain on Chicago's policing record (Steve Schmadeke, Jason Meisner, Bill Ruthhart, Chicago Tribune)

Shots fired at Minneapolis protest second night in a row (Justin Wm. Moyer, The Washington Post)

Since Ferguson, a rise in charges against police officers (Radio, Martin Kaste, All Things Considered, NPR)

Some of the past complaints against Chicago cop charged in teen's slaying (Esther Castillejo, ABC News)

Spike Lee talks Laquan McDonald tape: "I am hopeful that nothing crazy happens" (Matt Wilstein, The Daily Beast)

Student debt forgiveness could narrow the racial wealth gap (Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, The Washington Post)

Teen charged as adult in Pa. trooper shooting, reports say (Alex Young,, New Jersey)

That photo of the officer at the Laquan McDonald protest last night (Reading the Pictures)

Trump a liar? The real story about deceit in racial crime numbers (Colin Flaherty, American Thinker)

Under Obama's administration, racial conflict spikes back to 1995 level (Neil Munro, Breitbart)

Video is never enough (Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic)

Videos of police shootings don't always tell the full story, experts warn (James Queally, Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times)

We can't turn away from the LaQuan McDonald video and here's why (Adrienne Samuels Gibbs, NBC News)

We've used racial and ethnic profiling for centuries, and it hasn't worked yet (David Cole, The Nation)

What we know about the Laquan McDonald shooting video (Video, The Washington Post)

What whites don't know about racism (Tim Wise, CNN)

When cops kill, are murder charges enough? (Trymaine Lee, MSNBC)

Why did authorities say Laquan McDonald lunged at Chicago police officers? (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

Why did it take more than a year to charge the officer who shot Laquan McDonald? (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

Why do American cops kill so many compared to European cops? (Paul Hirschfield, The Conversation)

Woodrow Wilson and Cecil Rhodes must fall (Karen Attiah, The Washington Post)


5 Black Lives Matter protestors were shot in Minneapolis Monday (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

5 people shot at site of Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis (Eyder Peralta, NPR)

400 days? Really, Alvarez? Really, McCarthy? Really, Rahm? (Eric Zorn, Chicago Tribune)

The amazing black activists we're thankful for in 2015 (Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

American universities begin to implode (Dennis Prager, National Review)

Are black women ready for Hillary? (Joan Walsh, The Nation)

Ben Carson seeks 13% of black vote to beat Clinton (Kevin Cirilli, Miami Herald)

California schools are suspending students less, but there's still a racial gap (Sonali Kohli, Los Angeles Times)

Calls for investigation over alleged profiling of Chinese-American scientists grow (Emil Guillermo, NBC News)

Campus follies (Gilbert T. Sewall, The American Spectator)

Campus race warriors' demands will hurt Asians (Mitchell Blatt, The Federalist)

The case against Woodrow Wilson at Princeton (Leder, The New York Times)

"Cathedral of the Confederacy" to shed images amid racial reconciliation (Associated Press, The Washington Times)

Chicago officer charged in death of black teenager (Monica Davey, Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke emptied his pistol and reloaded as teen Laquan McDonald lay on ground during barrage; cop charged with murder for firing 16 times (Dan Good, New York Daily News)

Chicago police officer who shot black teen 16 times charged with murder (Zach Stafford, The Guardian)

Chicago protests mostly peaceful after video of police shooting is released (Monica Davey, Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

Chicago releases "chilling" video of cop shooting teen 16 times (Kim Bellware, The Huffington Post)

Chicago's police problem (Simon Balto, History News Network)

"Coddled, bullying undergrads" (James Freeman, The Wall Street Journal)

Counterpoint: Echoes from Birmingham jail (Matthew F. Filner, Star Tribune, Minnesota)

Creed: why do so few boxing films have black heroes? (Ashley Clark, The Guardian)

A debate over a mascot, a racially charged threat and another college cancels classes (Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post)

"Demands of Black Voices" latest in long line of student demands for racial equality (Frances Beroset, The Duke Chronicle)

Diary of a mad black teacher who taught in America's public school system (Samuel Adams, Rolling Out)

Did racial politics hurt white theater students? (David Marcus, The Federalist)

"Don't do this": Bill O'Reilly lectures Donald Trump over racial retweet (Colin Campbell, Business Insider UK)

Dozens of "white student unions" appear on social media amid racism protests (Jamiles Lartey, The Guardian)

Fueled by racism, politics leads us down an ugly road (Bob Collins, Minnesota Public Radio)

The GOP's political correctness dodge (Eugene Robinson, Real Clear Politics)

How anti-immigrant attitudes are fueling support for Donald Trump (Michael Tesler, The Washington Post)

How racism explains Republicans' rise in the South (Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post)

How the gun control debate ignores black lives (Lois Beckett, ProPublica)

Is racism on the rise? More in U.S. say it's a "big problem," CNN/KFF poll finds (Video, Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN)

Jamar Clark protesters vow to continue despite shooting near demonstration (Video, Lauren Gambino, The Guardian)

Jason Van Dyke's charging documents reveal just how massively full of shit the fraternal order of police can be (Chris Thompson, Gawker)

Marco Rubio: US must not demonize police officers amid "rare" misconduct (Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian)

Mitchell: "Hideous" video tells an even more hideous story (Mary Mitchell, Chicago Sun-Times)

Mr. Trump's applause lies (Leder, The New York Times)

My parents were put in internment camps - don't bring them back (Rep. Mark Takano, The Daily Beast)

The new wave of campus protest: What's behind the Oxy occupation? (Peter Dreier, The Huffington Post)

Pennsylvania police chief apologizes for emailed racial slur (Associated Press, The New York Times)

Police search for suspects who fired into crowd at Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis (Karen Zamora, Libor Jany, Star Tribune, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota)

Political correctness goes to war on American history (Jacob Heilbrunn, The National Interest)

Political translations (Thomas Sowell, Real Clear Politics)

Princeton fails history: Dartmouth defends free speech (Leder, New Hampshire Union Leader)

Prosecutors: White Chicago cop shot black teen as he lay dying (Justin Glawe, The Daily Beast)

Social justice isn't the only reason to teach about race (Jeffrey Aaron Snyder, Education Week)

A staggering moment for Chicago (Leder, Chicago Tribune)

That was a false alarm on millennials and free speech (Jesse Singal, New York Magazine)

Think campus P.C. is out of control? Look at the military. (Elspeth Reeve, New Republic)

Thoughts on ending racial alienation (Bill Eddy, The Good Men Project)

Top prosecutor "moved up" announcement of charges against cop because of video (Jason Meisner, Jeremy Gorner, Steve Schmadeke, Chicago Tribune)

Top prosecutor Tom Wine: Allegation he wants all-white juries is absolutely false (Video, Jason Riley, WDRB, Louisville, Kentucky)

Two men arrested in shooting of Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis (Alex Baumhardt, Lindsey Bever, Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post)

Two Texas police jailers indicted over Jonathan Paul's death in custody (Ciara McCarthy, The Guardian)

Understand Woodrow Wilson (Richard Cohen, Real Clear Politics)

University of Kansas professor investigated for racial slur (Dominique Mosbergen, The Huffington Post)

Video: Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times after he walked by Chicago police (Video, Alice Truong, Quartz)

Video shows armed men on way to Minneapolis Black Lives Matter protest days before the shooting (Video, Daniel Marans, The Huffington Post)

What police said about the killing of Laquan McDonald before the video showed what really happened (Judd Legum, Think Progress)

What Woodrow Wilson cost my grandfather (Gordon J. Davis, The New York Times)

Who was Laquan McDonald? (Video, Dorothy Tucker, CBS Chicago)

Why I've chosen to stick with Mizzou (Arielle Cadet, The Huffington Post)

Why Minneapolis and Ferguson are more similar than you think (Jeff Guo, The Washington Post)

Will Smith talks racism: We as actors have the ultimate power (Ben Turner, Movie Pilot)

The Yale problem begins in high school (Jonathan Haidt, Heterodox Academy)

The younger you are, the less you support free speech (Michael McGough, Los Angeles Times)


5 disturbing ways Donald Trump is encouraging racially charged behavior in his supporters (Seth Millstein, Bustle)

"All lives matter" is and always was racist - and this weekend's Trump rally proved it (Dave Bry, The Guardian)

Anti-Muslim is anti-American (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Arne Duncan on racism on campus: "We're struggling. We're trying to figure it out" (Stefan Becket, Mic)

A bad idea at a good school (John Steele Gordon, Commentary)

Bill de Blasio says his son, Dante, has joined protests over racial issues at Yale (Erin Durkin, New York Daily News)

Brandeis students say campus lacks racial diversity (Jan Ransom, Boston Globe)

Brown U. admits to racism, offers reparations (Ed Straker, American Thinker)

Brown University's $100 million inclusivity plan (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

Charles Tillman: Cops racially profiled me as youth (Jeff Arnold, The Post Game)

Chicago cop charged with first-degree murder in teen shooting (Chicago Sun-Times)

"Civil rights" activists, DOJ distort reality in death of Georgia black teen (Carl Horowitz, National Legal and Policy Center)

"Clock kid" Ahmed Mohamed wants $15 million, written apologies (Scott Sutton, Sun-Times Network, Chicago)

CNN's deplorable mainstreaming of anti-Muslim bigotry (Ryan Cooper, The Week)

Dershowitz: It's time to stand up to these tyrannical students (Kelsey Harkness, Newsweek)

DIGGING DEEPER: Race in the heartland (Video, Caroline Hecker, WXOW, Wisconsin)

Donald Trump's recipe for more Tamir Rices (Jamil Smith, New Republic)

"Evoking the Mulatto" in mixed-race America (Radio, Tom Ashbrook, WBUR, Boston)

First, Donald Trump came for the Muslims (Dean Obeidallah, The Daily Beast)

Here's how history is shaping the #studentblackout movement (Marshall Ganz, The Conversation)

How to travel while black during Jim Crow (Radio, Here & Now, WBUR, Boston)

Illinois' juvenile imprisonment rate drops, racial disparities continue (Brandon Campbell, Public News Service, Illinois)

Interim chief of diversity looks for path forward at U. of Missouri (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Is this the most racist political race in years? (Tessa Stuart, Rolling Stone)

Kansas professor under investigation for using racial slur that left students "in tears" (Peter Holley, The Washington Post)

The lessons of Jordan Davis's murder, revisited (Kristal Brent Zook, The Nation)

Lewis & Clark student assaulted describes race-based attack, says he reported it to police right away (Maxine Bernstein, The Oregonian)

A little-understood engine of campus unrest: Racial admissions preferences (Stuart Taylor, Jr., The American Spectator)

Looking back at the Brown v. Board decision (Constitution Daily)

Microaggression theory: An assault on everyday life (Frank Furedi, Spiked)

Microsoft's diversity: fewer women, slightly more racial minorities (Matt Day, The Seattle Times)

"New American century": White Christians now minority (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

New film on Jordan Davis' death exposes the truth about racial bias (Lilly Workneh, Taryn Finley, The Huffington Post)

"N****rs gotta learn how to read": White Pennsylvania police chief uses racial slur in book drive fundraiser (David Edwards, Raw Story)

Officer shot in North St. Louis; suspect in custody (Video, KMOV, St. Louis)

On the news with Thom Hartmann: Institutional racism is still a problem in the US, and more (Video, Thom Hartmann, Truth-Out)

The other student activists (Melinda D. Anderson, The Atlantic)

Our justice system stuck in the past, as in Scottsboro boys' case (Elizabeth Clarke, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange)

Our young black son, Jordan Davis, was murdered: How we're turning tragedy into action (Lucia McBath, Ron Davis, The Daily Beast)

Poor boys are falling behind poor girls, and it's deeply troubling (Jeff Guo, The Washington Post)

Princeton, don't erase Woodrow Wilson's name (Bill Scher, Real Clear Politics)

The problem with playing the Jew card on Syrian refugees (Noah Kane, The Duke Chronicle, North Carolina)

Professor declares "whiteness" a "disease" (Jack Kerwick, FrontPage Mag)

Racist trolls are behind NYU's "white student union" hoax (Kelly Weill, The Daily Beast)

Radical parents, despotic children (Bret Stephens, The Wall Street Journal)

Report: Black student assaulted by 3 white males using racial slurs at Lewis & Clark College (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

Revolt against racial auto profiling (The Wall Street Journal)

School segregation is bad and getting worse, but it's supposed to be solved voluntarily (Casey Quinlan, Think Progress)

Skinhead Donald (Leder, New York Daily News)

Study explains racial and ethnic disparities in unintended pregnancy (Medical Xpress)

Study finds black men left out of Pittsburgh's rebirth (Adam Smeltz, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Study: North Carolina's black voters live in a state of "electoral apartheid" (Brentin Mock, CityLab)

Supporting police while working for change (Doug Ward, The Baltimore Sun)

Texas DPS wants you to solve their racial identification problem (Stephen Young, Dallas Observer)

We live here: Why wasn't race a priority before things unraveled at Mizzou? (Kameel Stanley, Tim Lloyd, St. Louis Public Radio)

Who in the GOP will finally stop Trump? (Michael Tomasky, The Daily Beast)

Why rap should stare a stage with poetry and jazz (Josephine Metcalf, Will Turner, The Conversation)

Will Obama make housing affordable? (Randal O'Toole, Cato Institute)


At Princeton, Woodrow Wilson, a heralded alum, is recast as an intolerant one (Andy Newman, The New York Times)

A boycott's birth: Missouri racial protest emerged from meeting between player, activists (Errin Haines Whack, Kyle Hightower, Star Tribune, Minnesota)

Black Mizzou student targeted on Twitter after Thomas Jefferson protest (Robert Jonathan, Inquisitr)

Brown University will spend $100 million to improve race relations (Associated Press, The Huffington Post)

A campus mayhem syllabus (The Wall Street Journal)

Can racial problems at predominantly white universities pave the way for a resurgence at historically black colleges and universities? (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Census change may result in fewer "white" Americans (Associated Press, Los Angeles Times)

College leaders' pathetic appeasement of campus fascists (Leder, New York Post)

College presidents defend importance of free speech as racial tensions rise (Michael Melia (Associated Press), New Haven Register)

Data show black males more likely to be searched during traffic stops throughout North Carolina (Margaret Moffett, The Greensboro News & Record)

Demonizing black student protest (Lee A. Daniels, George Curry, District Chronicles, Washington DC)

DOJ lawyers will fly to Minneapolis to probe Jamar Clark shooting (Greg Moore (Associated Press), The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump is using false statistics to make a racist point (Gideon Resnick, The Daily Beast)

Editorial: Biracial in the time of Black Lives Matter (Amity Paye, NBC News)

EXCLUSIVE: Mother of Tamir Rice, 12-year-old shot to death by Ohio police, still waiting for justice one year later (Graham Rayman, New York Daily News)

"He should have been roughed up:" Donald Trump backs supporters who attacked black man at Ala. rally (NewsOne)

How diversity police halt progress (Keli Goff, The Daily Beast)

"I'm a working class mujer": Listening to marginalized student voices (A. B. Wilkinson, The Huffington Post)

In conversation with DeRay McKesson (Rembert Browne, New York Magazine)

Jail guards fired over racist texts (Michael Brown, Philadelphia Inquirer)

Jamar Clark shooting: Witness says he was in handcuffs (Video, Sara Sidner, Steve Almasy, Joshua Berlinger, CNN)

The left purges Woodrow Wilson, but not his progressivism (Jarrett Stepman, Breitbart)

"The Michael Brown shooting changed my life" (Wesley Lowery, Michael A. Fletcher, The Washington Post)

Missouri politician wrongly claims "zero" evidence of swastika incident on Missouri campus (Allison Graves, Katherine Knott, Politifact)

A national wave hits Harvard (Liz Mineo, Harvard Gazette)

Native American powwow signifies ties to their roots (Roxana Kopetman, The Orange County Register, Californien)

The objectification of Muslims in America (Emma Green, The Atlantic)

Policing free speech at the University of Missouri (Noah Feldman, Columbia Daily Tribune)

Princeton agrees to purge president Woodrow Wilson (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

Racial profiling on the main line (Steve Volk, Philadelphia Magazine)

The real problem on today's college campus (Andrew Longman, American Thinker)

Safe spaces for hypocrisy: The dangerous sensitivity double-standards at play on America's college campuses (Alan Dershowitz, New York Daily News)

Spectacles of black death and white impunity (Kelly Hayes, Truth-Out)

Study: 40 percent of young adults support the government limiting speech that's offensive to minorities (Nigel Roberts, The Root)

Tamir Rice's family demands justice one year after his death (Taryn Finley, The Huffington Post)

Tamir Rice shooting: One year after Cleveland boy was killed, case drags on (Erik Ortiz, MSNBC)

Tensions between black community, police resurface after shooting (Libor Jany, Star Tribune, Minnesota)

U of Michigan imposes mandatory white privilege class for business students (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

Video released of attack on 79-year-old black man in racist "knockout game" (Video, Iyana Robertson, Vibe)

Why college protestors are telling the media to stay away (Libby Nelson, Vox)

Why Spike Lee is wrong about gentrification (Kay S. Hymowitz, City Journal)

Yes, it’s fair to compare the plight of the Syrians to the plight of the Jews. Here’s why. (Josh Zeitz, Politico)


50 years ago: Bombs ignited night of terror (Jim Morrill, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Are misleading textbooks encouraging racist attitudes? (Naomi Reed, Newsweek)

Ben Carson on racial bias in policing: "I'm still waiting for the evidence" (Kira Lerner, Think Progress)

Ben Carson tells black leaders he's seen no racial bias by US police (Associated Press, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans)

Black Lives Matter rally shows support for Tamir Rice's family (Jenell Walton, WLWT, Cincinnati, Ohio)

Black protester attacked at Donald Trump rally called "monkey" and other racial slurs, he says (Carol Robinson,, Alabama)

Black student assaulted as racial tensions rise at Lewis & Clark College (Shasta Kearns Moore, Portland Tribune)

Carson questions claims of racial bias against police (Bill Barrow, Associated Press)

Carson supports monitoring "un-American" groups: report (Mark Hensch, The Hill)

Donald Trump: "I want surveillance of these people that are coming in" (Ali Vitali, MSNBC)

GOP rivals slam Trump's Muslim registry talk (Caitlin Huey-Burns, Real Clear Politics)

Harvard Law incident stirs racial debate on campus (Laura Krantz, Boston Globe)

Kansas professor on leave after using racial slur in class (Associated Press, ABC News)

Man killed in Washington DC police shooting identified (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Mitchell: More than police bullets killed Laquan McDonald (Mary Mitchell, Chicago Sun-Times)

Mizzou facing image crisis after racial issues, upheaval (Summer Ballentine, Associated Press)

Police don't make everyone feel safe - not when you're seen as the enemy (Dante Barry, The Guardian)

Prominent young civil rights leader shakes up racial politics amid Minneapolis protests (Associated Press, Fox News)

Protesters pledge to continue vigil until video released in Jamar Clark's death (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Race continues to permeate Stand Your Ground debate (Larry Hannan, The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville)

Racial epithets mark Oakland schools battle (Joyce Tsai, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Californien)

Rubio, Cruz among GOP rivals to condemn Trump for Muslim database comment (Fox News Latino)

Tamir Rice is "moral conscience" for activists one year after fatal shooting (Afi Scruggs, The Guardian)

Trump pulling back from anti-Muslim registry (Julie Pace, Jill Colvin (Associated Press), The Christian Science Monitor)

University of Illinois condemns "white student union" Facebook page (Khorri Atkinson, MSNBC)

We have the Woodrow Wilson/P.C. debate all backwards: Protesters are forcing a debate Princeton has whitewashed for decades (Corey Robin, Salon)

White students: Get a clue, it's not always about you (Andrew Evans, The Observer, Central Washington University)


ACLU president: We didn't always have free speech (Time)

Adjusting IQ scores so more minorities are eligible for the death penalty (Sherry F. Colb, Verdict)

Amidst protests, the game takes different tone (Brittany N. Ellis, Ignacio Sabate, The Harvard Crimson)

#BlackLivesMatter: Making a moment into a movement (Daniel Larkins, CounterPunch)

Black millennials & the racial wealth gap (Kaitlin Campbell, Commonweal)

Celebrate the spirit of hope in America (Stacey D. Stewart, Nancy Dubuc, The Huffington Post)

Census changes will drop whites into the minority sooner than expected (Associated Press, GOPUSA)

Cleveland continues to grapple with the aftermath of Tamir Rice shooting (Brandon Blackwell, Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Closing arguments scheduled for Arpaio's contempt hearings (Associated Press, ABC15 Arizona)

Donald Trump's plan for a Muslim database draws comparison to Nazi Germany (Video, Vaughn Hillyard, NBC News)

Don Lemon aspires to be like Malcolm X if he wasn't a journalist (Ricky Riley)

Double jeopardy? Gender bias against women of color in the legal profession (Renwei Chung, Above the Law)

For family of Tamir Rice, an inauspicious anniversary (Radio, Nick Castele, NPR)

In move to clamp down on racial profiling, Texas troopers will now ask drivers for race (Fox News Latino)

John Legend: "I had to show ID to get in my own car" (Jaleese M. Jones, USA Today)

The Jonestown Massacre and the seduction of the "racial utopia" (Brentin Mock, CityLab)

Latinas missing from state legislatures, group works to change that (Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News)

Latino students issue demands to administrators (Karl M. Aspelund, Mariel A. Klein, The Harvard Crimson)

Laws proposed in response to Tamir Rice's death stalled in the Statehouse (Robert Higgs, Cleveland Plain Dealer)

The man who brought down racial barriers through music (Charles Hughes, The Washington Post)

Meet the 88 Democrats who just voted to enable racial discrimination in car buying (Zach Carter, The Huffington Post)

National Book Awards highlight issues of race (Keith J. Kelly, New York Post)

New questions about how much "Black Lives Matter" really matters on the trail (Vanessa Williams, The Washington Post)

Poll: White residents in D.C. think redevelopment helps them. Black residents don't. (Paul Schwartzman, Abigail Hauslohner, Scott Clement, The Washington Post)

Race alone doesn't explain why so many white workers swoon over Trump (Earl Ofari Hutchinson, OpEd News)

The race to riot on college campuses (Cal Thomas, Washington Times Herald, Indiana)

Racial profiling is not the answer to terrorism (Ana Martin Sagredo, Chicago Now)

The racial symbolism of the topsy-turvy doll (K. Tait Jarboe, The Atlantic)

Students ask administrators to act on systemic racism (Jane Wester, The Daily Tar Heel, University of North Carolina)

Taking action on college racial harassment (Arne Duncan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Texas troopers to ask drivers their race after investigation (Elizabeth Chuck, NBC News)

There's a big racial disparity in NIH funding (Radio, Mark Garrison, Marketplace)

Time to stop the GOP fearmongering (Sen. Barbara Boxer, The Huffington Post)

The ululations of radical college crybabies (Michelle Malkin, CNS News)

Uncovering the painful truth about racism on campus (Jaeah Lee, Mother Jones)

What American children are missing today (Dabney P. Evans, The Hill)

White followership and Black Lives Matter (Sophie Keane, The Mac Weekly, Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minnesota)

Woodrow Wilson was extremely racist - even by the standards of his time (Dylan Matthews, Vox)

Yale gives in to the grievance culture (Peter Berkowitz, Real Clear Politics)


The $5M cover-up? Video of Laquan McDonald, executed by Chicago police, raises questions about the propagation of black death (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Ben Carson's self-portrait in the white racial frame (Leonce Gaiter, The Huffington Post)

Black ministers join in call for Kean University president to resign (Caleb Diehl, Lewis & Clark College, USA Today College)

Black students who demand equality aren't impinging on your rights (Jailyn Gladney, The Guardian)

California police officer shot and killed in botched robbery, officials say (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

Claims of racial tension at Kean U are "baseless," "inflammatory," school says (Jessica Remo,, New Jersey)

The conservative media's effort to discredit Black Lives Matter, one activist at a time (Callum Borchers, The Washington Post)

The cop shooting so horrific it cost $5 million to hide (Justin Glawe, The Daily Beast)

Defaced portraits of black Harvard faculty being investigated as "hate crime" (Mashaun D. Simon, NBC News)

The Department of Homeland Security: the largest police force nobody monitors (Marisa Franco, Paromita Shah, The Guardian)

Detroit-area "Robocop" found guilty in beating of unarmed black man (Ryan Felton, The Guardian)

Downey officer fatally shot in his car was targeted, authorities say (Video, Veronica Rocha, Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times)

EDITORIAL: Race, gender don't define qualifications (Leder, Tuscaloosa News, Alabama)

Editorial: Trust in police demands a full accounting (Leder, Chicago Sun-Times)

Family, border dangers keep Mexicans from returning to US (Julie Watson (Associated Press), The Washington Post)

Fear as a Trump card (E.J. Dionne, Real Clear Politics)

Future of American democracy depends on addressing the crisis of racial segregation - new books says (Pressemeddelelse, PR Newswire)

The Hollywood Reporter cover rendered black actors invisible (Kimberly Foster, The Guardian)

How money and privilege, not humanity nor ethics, drives racial equity action on campus (Keffrelyn D. Brown, The Huffington Post)

Issues of diversity and access in higher education step into the spotlight (Marcus Bright, The Huffington Post)

Mexican immigration declining; more are returning than arriving (Richard Gonzales, NPR)

Minneapolis police shooting puts spotlight on racial tension (Amy Forliti (Associated Press), The New York Times)

Mom of Cleveland boy shot by police to testify at grand jury (Associated Press, ABC News)

More Mexicans leaving than coming to the U.S. (Ana Gonzalez-Barrera, Pew Research Center)

Muslims aren't a race, so I can't be racist, right? Wrong. (Craig Considine, The Huffington Post)

No time for "Kumbaya": Musicians tackle racism head-on in "Shining a Light" benefit (Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times)

Pepperdine president critical of "driving while black" stops in Malibu (Los Angeles Daily News)

Police and protesters clash during Jamar Clark protests as NAACP plans response (Nicky Woolf, The Guardian)

Police and protesters clash in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of black man (Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

Princeton U. sit-in by black student group grows in second day of protest (Anna Merriman, Keith Brown,, New Jersey)

Protests over race issues at Occidental are "just the beginning," students say (Jason Song, Los Angeles Times)

Quentin Tarantino: "They call me cop hater because they can't deal with criticism" (Andrew Pulver, The Guardian)

Racial tensions rise at Central as students fight for equality (Elliott Llera, The Observer, Central Washington University)

Seizing the initiative: An analysis of recent racial protests (Roey Hadar, The Georgetown Voice, Washington DC)

Study: Meditation can reduce racial bias (CBS Washington DC)

Sunday marks one year since shooting death of Tamir Rice (Jen Steer, Fox 8 News, Cleveland)

Tape found over portraits of black Harvard professors (Jess Bidgood, The New York Times)

Taye Diggs' brave defense of his half-white son (David Kaufman, New York Post)

Video of Chicago police shooting a teenager is ordered released (Monica Davey, Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

"White student union" formed to "organise against black terrorism" at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Aftab Ali, The Independent, UK)

Who is Laquan McDonald? Video of Chicago teenager being shot by officer Jason Van Dyke ordered to be released (Adam Lidgett, International Business Times)

Why fewer Mexicans are leaving their homeland for the U.S. (Nigel Duara, Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times)


After Black Lives Matter mob reportedly harasses white students in Dartmouth library, vice provost apologizes - but not to whom you might think (David Urbanski, The Blaze)

AG: Chicago cops should release shooting video of black teen (CBS News)

All about them: Mizzou, Black Lives protesters say Paris attacks took spotlight (Video, Fox News)

All-star concert on A&E to put spotlight on race conversation (Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times)

Ben Stein asks if Obama hates America because he's black (Video, Josh Feldman, Mediaite)

Campus adults, protect free speech: Our view (Leder, USA Today)

Chicago rarely penalizes officers for complaints, data shows (Timothy Williams, The New York Times)

Commentary: Mizzou football and the power of the players (Radio, Frank Deford, Morning Edition, NPR)

Dartmouth admin encourages Black Lives protesters in new video (Video, Blake Neff, The Daily Caller)

Georgia college student criticizes Black Lives Matter, becomes victim of witch hunt (Scott Greer, The Daily Caller)

Hate crime charges filed in alleged Iowa racial attack (CBS News)

How money and privilege, not humanity nor ethics, drives racial equity action on campus (Keffrelyn D. Brown, The Huffington Post)

Kean University police urge vigilance after threats made against black community (Video, WABC, New York)

Mapping the continuing culture of disinvestment in Baltimore's black neighborhoods (Brentin Mock, CityLab)

Most American voters don't think Black Lives Matter can ensure equal justice for all, poll shows (Louise Witt, New York Daily News)

My white neighbor thought I was breaking into my own apartment. Nineteen cops showed up. (Fay Wells, The Washington Post)

Official: Unclear if man shot by Minneapolis cops was cuffed (Video, Chicago Tribune)

One slogan, many methods: Black Lives Matter enters politics (John Eligon, The New York Times)

Oregon surveillance of Black Lives Matter spotlights racial profiling challenge (Nathalie Baptiste, The American Prospect)

Police officers involved in fatal shooting of man in Minneapolis identified (Nicky Woolf, The Guardian)

Police remove Black Lives Matter protesters from 4th precinct; standoff ensues (Jennifer Mayerle, CBS Minnesota)

Prosecutor McGinty in exclusive interview: What happened to Tamir Rice "could have been any of our kids" (Fox 8 Cleveland News, Cleveland Sun-Times, Ohio)

Prosecutors ask Chicago police to release video of teenager's shooting (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Race-baiting for the presidency (Theodore R. Johnson, Leah Wright Rigueur, The Atlantic)

Racial health disparities start early in life (Brown University, David Orenstein-Brown, Futurity)

Rutgers, Princeton students rally in support of racial justice; Kean University boosts security after threats against black students (Patricia Alex, The Record, New Jersey)

San Francisco police beating captured on video prompts call for charges (Video, Joseph Mayton, The Guardian)

Santa Monica police investigating black exec's detention that she claims was based on race (Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times)

Stop mocking "safe spaces": What the Mizzou & Yale backlash is really about (Brittney Cooper, Salon)

Taye Diggs wants his son to be called "mixed," not black (Taryn Finley, The Huffington Post)

"There is zero control": report on Freddie Gray protests feeds crisis of confidence in police (Baynard Woods, Jamiles Lartey, The Guardian)

Trustees confirm, black lives don't matter at Occidental College (Olivia Davis, The Huffington Post)

Why I agree with Taye Diggs: When we call biracial kids "black," we disrespect their "white" side (Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele, The Root)

Woman confronted by 19 cops - in her own apartment (Meredith Clark, Refinery29)

Yale's president responds to protesters' demands, announces new initiatives to ease racial tension (Isaac Stanley-Becker, The Washington Post)


51 arrested in protests after black man shot by Minneapolis police (USA Today)

Anti-white racial insults allegedly fly at library protest by Dartmouth NAACP chapter (Eugene Volokh, The Washington Post)

Autopsy: Gunshot to head killed Jamar Clark in Mpls. police shooting (Radio, Peter Cox, Matt Sepic, MPR News)

Backlash brews against student race protests at Claremont McKenna College (Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times)

Baltimore riots report: Police must train for "large-scale critical incidents" (Henry Gass, The Christian Science Monitor)

Confronting the silence of structural racism (Scott Stearman, The Huffington Post)

Dozens arrested in Minneapolis amid protests of black man's shooting death by police (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

Federal investigation of Mpls. shooting won't be quick (Radio, MPR News, Minneapolis)

Ferguson comes to Minneapolis (John Hinderaker, PowerLine)

FLASHBACK to 2001: Did Hillary Clinton support RACIAL profiling? [VIDEO] (Video, Steve Guest, The Daily Caller)

Intersection episode 9: Tamir Rice has been dead for a year (Radio, Jamil Smith, Intersection, New Republic)

Jesse Watters confronts Mizzou students over racial demands, gets hilarious (and worrisome) responses (Video, Kaitlyn Schallhorn, The Blaze)

The latest: Federal agencies to investigate fatal shooting (Associated Press, The New York Times)

Loretta Lynch says there's "no data" to support the Ferguson effect (Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post)

Meet the biracial student guiding her college newspaper's coverage of heated racial protests on campus (Callum Borchers, The Washington Post)

Minneapolis comes together in protests after police shoot another black man execution style (Monique John, New Pittsburgh Courier)

Minneapolis man shot in altercation with police dies in hospital (Nicky Woolf, The Guardian)

Minneapolis NAACP president speaks out on I-94 arrests (Video, Ashley Roberts, CBS Minnesota)

Missouri would likely be alone with 10 percent black faculty (Carolyn Thompson, George M. Walsh (Associated Press), ABC News)

Mpls. officials ask federal authorities to investigate police shooting (Erin Golden, The Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minnesota)

New study suggests that Baltimore's ugly history of racial redlining isn't just history (Vann R. Newkirk II, Daily Kos)

Police are more aggressive overall in encounters with African Americans (Brentin Mock, CityLab)

Racial discrimination seen in banks' lending practice, group says (Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun)

Shooting by Minneapolis police ruled a homicide; FBI to investigate (Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times)

Survey: Americans feel anxious, pessimistic about crime, racial tension, immigration (Vinnie Rotondaro, National Catholic Reporter)

The troubling stories behind Ithaca College's massive race protests (Faith Meckley, Amanda den Hartog, Fusion)

UCLA faculty voice: Balancing free speech with racial justice (Cheryl Harris, UCLA, Los Angeles)

The university gone feral (Victor Davis Hanson, National Review)

US emergency departments show racial/ethnic disparities in pain management (Pressemeddelelse, Wolters Kluwer Health, EurekAlert!)

US opinion of Jewish refugees in 1939 matches racial panic of GOP governors over Syrians (Adam Johnson, AlterNet)

What we know about Minneapolis police shooting of black man that's sparked protests (Avianne Tan, ABC News)

When the college madness came to my campus (Charles R. Kesler, The Wall Street Journal)

Why aren't Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz Hispanic enough for whites? (Ruben Navarrette, Jr., The Daily Beast)


Activists seek ID of Minneapolis officer after man shot (Associated Press, The New York Times)

Anger builds after police shoot assault suspect in Minneapolis (Paul Walsh, Libor Jany, The Star Tribune, Minneapolis)

As the Obama glow fades, South Carolina's black voters aren't firing back up (Asma Khalid, NPR)

Black Lives Matter protesters berate white students studying at Dartmouth library (Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times)

Dozens of Democrats are about to vote for racial discrimination at car dealerships (Zach Carter, The Huffington Post)

Hundreds of college students march through downtown Boston to protest racial injustice (Allison Pohle,

Illinois AG asks Chicago to release Laquan McDonald shooting video (Associated Press, Chicago Sun-Times)

Is Minneapolis having a Ferguson moment? (Cathaleen Chen, The Christian Science Monitor)

Missouri and the causes of campus racial unrest (Abraham Miller, The Blaze)

"My memories of Tamir Rice": A personal essay (Diane Ferri, Scene & Heard, Cleveland, Ohio)

Now a white guy at the University of Kansas is on a hunger strike until radical race demands met (Eric Owens, The Daily Caller)

Number of people killed by US police in 2015 at 1,000 after Oakland shooting (Jon Swaine, Oliver Laughland, The Guardian)

Outrage and little clarity in Minneapolis after black man is shot by police (Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post)

Pharrell, John Legend and others band together for concert around racial inequality (Aaron Barksdale, The Huffington Post)

Protests erupt after black man is shot by police in Minneapolis (Associated Press, Los Angeles Times)

Race, college and safe space (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Racial tension escalates at KU: How we got here (Lisa Gutierrez, The Kansas City Star)

Republicans' xenophobic bidding war (Dana Milbank, The Washington Post)

ROCHELLE RILEY: Will Missouri players' action lead to push to be paid? (Rochelle Riley, Detroit Free Press)

The self-destruction of the American university (William Kristol, The Weekly Standard)

Study strongly links Baltimore mortgage denials to race (Peter Eavis, The New York Times)

University of Kansas racial tensions: The next Missou? (Lonnie Shekhtmann, The Christian Science Monitor)

Why Minneapolis protesters want police shooting video released (Lonnie Shekhtmann, The Christian Science Monitor)

Why Missouri has become the heart of racial tension in America (Daniel Marans, Mariah Stewart, The Huffington Post)


Black Americans experience more nonlethal force from police than white Americans, DOJ report shows (Julie Kliegman, The Week)

Blacks are challenged to buy from black-owned businesses to close gap (Tatiana Walk-Morris, The New York Times)

Black woman, white movement: Why black women are leaving the feminist movement (Lindsay Hoffman, The Huffington Post)

Hollywood's true colors (Dassah Maketa, Moviepilot)

Judge to rule on police shooting video that "might rip Chicago apart" (Josh Sanburn, Time)

Mizzou football's long, fraught history with racism on campus (Joel Anderson, BuzzFeed)

Mizzou has a history of stalled race initiatives (Koran Addo, Jeremy Kohler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Officers who killed Tamir Rice say they were not indifferent to dying boy (Nigel Roberts, The Root)

"Political correctness" doesn't hinder free speech - it expands it (Lindy West, The Guardian)

Student protesters make pleas for improved relations at colleges nationwide (Ray Jablonski, The Cleveland Enquirer)

Tamir Rice shooting was not reasonable, no matter what "legal experts" say: Gabriella Celeste (Opinion) (Gabriella Celeste,

Trump adds fuel to immigration debate in Florida (Caitlin Huey-Burns, Real Clear Politics)

What divides us?: An interviedw with Yale college dean Jonathan Holloway (Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker)

Yale college dean torn by racial protests (Rachel L. Swarns, The New York Times)

Yale students speak out on campus racism; make demands (Kathleen Megan, Hartford Courant, Connecticut)


After a tumultuous week, what's the path to mend Mizzou? (Scott Canon, Eric Adler, Mará Rose Williams, The Kansas City Star)

Amherst College students are occupying their library right now over racial justice demands (Marc Daalder, In These Times)

The Asian American community SPEAKs out (Rita Wang, The Politic)

At Missouri, free speech and racial equality at odds (John Walters, Newsweek)

Black Americans twice as likely as whites to face use of non-fatal police force, US study says (Jon Swaine, The Guardian)

Black bodies in the battleground for black lives (Vann R. Newkirk II, MTV)

Chicago cops conducted unauthorized spying on protesters (Mick Dumke, Chicago Sun-Times)

Civil rights leader slams "little communists" on campus (WND)

Common sense never had a chance before outrage took hold at Mizzou (Phil Mushnick, New York Post)

A crisis our universities deserve (Ross Douthat, The New York Times)

David Boren: "Zero tolerance is the only way to stop the cancer of racism" (David Boren, Time)

FBI launches investigation into police shooting death of Idaho bull owner (Amy R. Connolly, UPI)

George Takei releases powerful statement against racism after Paris terror attacks (Eliana Dockterman, Time)

A hard rain at Mizzou and Yale (George Packer, The New Yorker)

Mizzou crisis highlights racial gap between students, administration (Video, Jon Schuppe, NBC News)

Opinion: Those delicate, over-parented flowers at Yale (Paul Thornton, Los Angeles Times)

Petty slights and snubs that can leave deep wounds (Sandy Banks, Los Angeles Times)

The real battle on racism on college campuses (Brian Cheung, The Huffington Post)

Students rally with list of demands for Purdue (The Purdue Exponent, Purdue University, Indiana)

When the press must cover private pain (Mark Salter, Real Clear Politics)

White protesters against racism at the University of Missouri say they were asked to leave a "black-only healing space" and meet in a separate room (Alexandra Klausner, Daily Mail, UK)

Yale students fight for change, say racism on campus goes deeper than just ignorance (Ed Stannard, New Haven Register, Connecticut)

Yasiin Bey connects the Paris attacks to the death of Tamir Rice and other injustices (Iyana Robertson, Vibe)


The 1st amendment is dying (David Harsanyi, Real Clear Politics)

Activist athletes on campus rise up (Robert Hill,  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Again, sadly, protests needed to fight racism (Harold Jackson, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Alan Dershowitz on college protests: "Fog of fascism is descending," These students are book burners" (Video, Real Clear Politics)

Amherst student group demands "zero-tolerance police for racial insensitivity and hate speech" (Eugene Volokh, The Washington Post)

Amid racial bias protests, Claremont McKenna dean resigns (Teresa Watanabe, Carla Rivera, Los Angeles Times)

Ben Carson avoids topic of race at Bob Jones University (Video, Emma Margolin, MSNBC)

BenFred: Could Tigers' boycott have ripple effect? (Ben Frederickson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

"Black Lives Matter" signs at churches vandalized (Adelle M. Banks (Religion News Service), The Washington Post)

Campus racial hoaxes proliferating (Rick Moran, American Thinker)

Carol Marin: Old prison thugs won't solve Chicago's gun violence (Carol Marin, Chicago Sun-Times)

Christie: Blame Obama for allowing "lawlessness and divisiveness" to settle over country (Video, Real Clear Politics)

Christie: Obama has made the racial divide in America worse (Video, Heather Goldin, CNN)

Cruz-Rubio immigration tiff heats up in Florida (Caitlin Huey-Burns, Real Clear Politics)

The cultural revolution comes to America's campuses (Roger L. Simon, PJ Media)

The dark, complex history of Trump's model for his mass deportation plan (Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times)

Don't be too quick to judge Yale protesters (Sally Kohn, CNN)

Don't tell the student protesters at Yale to "grow up" (Bruce Shapiro, The Nation)

Editorial: UC listened. Mizzou didn't (Byron McCauley, The Cincinnati Enquirer)

Hawaii is holding an election that only allows people of certain racial background to vote (Hans von Spakovsky, The Daily Signal)

How can the University of Missouri heal from its racial divide? (Subha V. Barry, The Huffington Post)

How racial politics hurt my students (Marilouise Michel, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

How unintentional but insidious bias can be the most harmful (Video, PBS Newshour)

I joined student protests to fight racism - and learned how deeply prejudice runs (April Carroll, The Guardian)

Immigration issue explains Trump's rise (Rush Limbaugh,

The long and troubled racial past of Mizzou (Carol Anderson, The Conversation)

Missouri controversy highlights academia's free speech struggle (Aamer Madhani, Roger Yu, USA Today)

Missouri enlists former protester to lead university system (Alan Scher Zagier (Associated Press), ABC News)

The mistaken racial theory of gentrification (Kay S. Hymowitz, Los Angeles Times)

Mizzou and the master of our universe (Matthew Continetti, The Washington Free Beacon)

Mizzou's racial gap is typical on college campuses (Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Ben Casselman, FiveThirtyEight)

Officer fired for Corey Jones shooting also dismissed from college teacher job (Associated Press, The Guardian)

On American campuses, freedom from speech (George F. Will, The Washington Post)

People talked of a "post-racial" US when I arrived in 2008. That seems ludicrous now (Hari Kunzru, The Guardian)

Policeman who shot dead Tamir Rice acted "reasonably", says expert (Oliver Laughland, Jamiles Lartey, The Guardian)

Police union scorns LAPD award for officers who use non-lethal force (Associated Press, The Guardian)

The racial-awareness movement on the Mizzou campus is real, valid and honorable (Vahe Gregorian, The Kansas City Star)

Racial politics and the new college activism (Radio, WBUR, Boston)

The rise of the college crybullies (Roger Kimbull, The Wall Street Journal)

Sandra Bland may have killed herself because nobody posted bail, jail officials say (Charlotte Alter, Time)

The seduction of safety, on campus and beyond (Roxane Gay, The New York Times)

Snowflakes or fascists? (Mona Charen, Real Clear Politics)

Special prosecutors meet with Bland grand jury (Cindy George, Houston Chronicle)

Student activists nationwide challenge campus racism - and get results (David Smith, Steven W. Thrasher, The Guardian)

Swastika painted on building at Bowie State University, students rally in protest (Anna Merlan, Jezebel)

Texas county says woman killed herself when no one bailed her out (Lisa Maria Garza, Reuters)

Tim Cook on black teens ejected from Apple store: "It's unacceptable" (Leada Gore,, Alabama)

Tolerance, free speech collide on campus (Dan Frosch, Tamara Audi, The Wall Street Journal)

Trump on deportation: "They're here illegally... They have to go," "It's not mean spirited, it is business" (Video, Real Clear Politics)

University of Missouri protests and communications implications (Kevin Anselmo, Inside Higher Ed)

Waller County blames Sandra Bland's suicide on her family (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

"We dissent": Student newspaper takes epic stand in face of race chaos on campus (Jason Howerton, The Blaze)

When minorities demand equal respect (Sally Kohn, The Atlantic)

Why don't American students go on strike? (Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic)

Yale's unsafe spaces (Meghan O'Rourke, The New Yorker)

Yelp reviews colored by racism, could impact gentrification: Study (Lucy Bayly, NBC News)


Amid unrest in Missouri, university system picks Michael Middleton as interim chief (Richard Pérez-Peña, The New York Times)

Another report suggests the cop who killed Tamir Rice may not be charged (Jaeah Lee, Mother Jones)

At Missouri, safe spaces and other spaces collide (Peter St. Onge, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

#BlackOnCampus describes personal experiences with racism (Yamiche Alcindor, USA Today)

Black sports writer calls the Missouri protests "bullsh*t" (David Hookstead, The Daily Caller)

Black students around U.S. complain of casual, everyday racism (Associated Press, CBS News)

Boston College students hold "Solidarity Black Out" in the rain (Allison Pohle,

The campus race protests are about systemic racism that's never gone away (Luna Olavarría Gallegos, The Guardian)

Chaos on campus: Students protest, call for heads to roll at schools around country (Fox News)

College football's big problem with race (Diane Roberts, Time)

Florida officials fire offcer who fatally shot armed man waiting for tow truck (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Glenn Reynolds: After Yale, Mizzou, raise the voting age - to 25 (Glenn Harlan Reynolds, USA Today)

The heartbreaking letter of a Virginia teenager detailing the racial abuse he faces daily at school (Video, Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Here's how presidential candidates are responding to University of Missouri race controversy (Jon Street, The Blaze)

Here's what my Yale students get: Free expression and anti-racism aren't mutually exclusive (Zareena Grewal, The Washington Post)

The hidden and daily bias of class (E.J. Dionne, Real Clear Politics)

Man charged in Mizzou Yik Yak threats had interest in Oregon college shootings, police say (Sarah Larimer, The Washington Post)

Missouri professor resigns, staffer suspended (Video, Aamer Madhani, USA Today)

New Mizzou president is another win for protesters (Blake Neff, The Daily Caller)

New video shows Virginia officers used stun guns on man before his death (Associated Press, The Guardian)

No hoax: Police report confirms a swastika scrawled in feces was found in a University of Missouri dorm (Associated Press, National Post)

A plague of racial hoaxes on campus (Noah Rothman, Commentary)

The power of protest at Mizzou (Jim Wallis, Sojourners)

Protesters welcome appointment of University of Missouri interim president (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Racial tension still envelops Missouri University's Columbia campus (Radio, Morning Edition, NPR)

Racism at University of Missouri is real, whether you believe it or not (Jenée Osterheldt, The Kansas City Star)

Third Mo. man charged with posting threats to attack college campus (Associated Press, KMOX, CBS St. Louis)

Universities in Britain and the U.S. are losing their moral compass (Maajid Nawaz, The Daily Beast)

University of Minnesota rejects 9/11 remembrance because it might incite racism (Christine Rousselle, Town Hall)

University of Missouri curators will name interim president (Mará Rose Williams, The Kansas City Star)

University of Missouri freshmen get crash course in modern racism (Colin Daleida, Mashable)

University of Missouri students report threats; police quell KKK rumors (Video, Holly Yan, AnneClaire Stapleton, CNN)

Unsurprised by Missouri - scholars on the roots of racial unrest on campus (Kalpana Jain, The Conversation)

Upheaval at University of Missouri heard in Arkansas (Steve Barnes, The Baxter Bulletin)

UW students rally in support of black students at University of Missouri (Katherine Long, The Seattle Times)

Vandalism strikes University of Missouri's black culture center (Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times)

Yale's scary Halloween tale (Peter Berkowitz, Real Clear Politics)


2 suspects arrested in social media threats at Missouri campuses (Video, Yamiche Alcindor, Doug Stanglin, USA Today)

American flag burned at protest outside GOP debate (Video, Dana Bishop, CBS 58, Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Angel Island: A troubling history lesson in American immigration (Verelyn Gibbs Watson, The Huffington Post)

Another setback for immigration action (Lawrence Downes, The New York Times)

At University of Missouri, black students see a campus riven by race (John Eligon, The New York Times)

Before protests, U. of Missouri saw decades of race tension (Alan Scher Zagier, Summer Ballentine, Fox News)

A big study found spiking death rates for middle-aged white Americans. Critics say it's more complicated. (Julia Belluz, Vox)

Breitbart News Daily: Michelle Malkin on immigration and the GOP debate (Breitbart)

College is not for coddling (Ruth Marcus, Real Clear Politics)

A conversation with police on race (Video, Geeta Gandbhir, Perri Peltz, The New York Times

Cruz: Immigration is a very personal economic issue (Marissa Piazzola, Fox Business)

Do U.S. colleges have a race problem? (Video, Brandon Griggs, CNN)

Enforcement didn't end unlawful immigration in 1950s, more visas did (Alex Nowrasteh, Cato Institute)

For immigrants in U.S. illegally, Rubio favors "very long path" to citizenship (Steve Inskeep, NPR)

GOP divide on immigration grows, threatening election prospects (David Lightman, Miami Herald)

GOPers spar over immigration, defense spending at latest debate (Geoff Earle, Bob Fredericks, New York Post)

Here is the police report from the Mizzou poop swastika incident (Chuck Ross, The Daily Caller)

The history of black student activism on campus and how that brings us to Mizzou, Yale (Kelly Moffitt, St. Louis Public Radio)

How much do black lives matter to the presidential campaign? (Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times)

Immigration fight heats up at GOP debate (Video, The Wall Street Journal)

Immigration policy is being used to pink-slip American workers (John Feere, The Hill)

In confrontation between Mizzou protesters and media, everybody loses (C. Robert Gibson, Al Jazeera America)

Is the entire Mizzou protest based on lies? (Clay Travis, Fox Sports)

Jeb Bush, John Kasich seal their fates by pandering to illegal immigrants (Charles Hurt, The Washington Times)

Key question in immigration court fight: Is president enforcing deportation laws or changing them? (David S. Savage, Timothy M. Phelps, Los Angeles Times)

Latino Republicans monitor presidential debate for immigration mentions (Radio, Morning Edition, NPR)

Marco Rubio & Ted Cruz's Cuban immigrant stories benefit both their presidential campaigns (April Siese, Bustle)

Marco Rubio: Belief that Hispanic community is pro-illegal immigration not true (David Sherfinski, The Washington Times)

Mizzou hunger-strike figure from Omaha, son of top railroad exec (Video, Joe Holleman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Mizzou, Yale and free speech (Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times)

Morning Plum: Marco Rubio's clever immigration straddle (Greg Sargent, The Washington Post)

The new face of bias on campus: microaggression (Teresa Watanabe, Jason Song, Los Angeles Times)

No charges in Dontre Hamilton shooting; Edward Flynn seeks external review (Ashley Luthern, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)

Operation Wetback, the 1950s immigration policy Donald Trump loves, explained (Dara Lind, Vox)

Parents, be the voice of reason at the University of Missouri (Susan Calloway Knowles, The Blaze)

A plea for GOP sanity and humanity on immigration (Leder, Detroit Free Press)

Racial discrimination protests ignite at colleges across the U.S. (Anemona Hartocollis, Jess Bidgood, The New York Times)

A racial reckoning on campuses is overdue (Libby Nelson, Vox)

Republicans spar over immigration at debate (Chase Purdy, Politico)

Rieder: First amendment takes a hit at Missouri (Rem Rieder, USA Today)

Rubio's immigration plan in three steps to nowhere (Francis Wilkinson, Bloomberg View)

Sen. Rubio on immigration: We can't accept everyone (Radio, Morning Edition, NPR)

Shootings involving Los Angeles police officers have doubled this year (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Student activism is serious business (Roxane Gay, New Republic)

Students share what it's like to be black at Mizzou (Taryn Finley, Mariah Stewart, The Huffington Post)

SYDNEY: Incomplete spaces (Caroline Sydney, Yale Daily News)

The tantrums at Mizzou and Yale reveal more than PC problems (Meghan Daum, Los Angeles Times)

Ted Cruz's family history complicates his immigration fear-mongering (Tim Fernholz, Quartz)

There's a good reason protesters at the University of Missouri didn't want the media around (Terrell Jermaine Starr, The Washington Post)

Trump defends immigration vision with Eisenhower's deportation plan (Rebecca Shabad, CBS News)

University of Missouri campus protests: "This is just a beginning" (Video, Doug Criss, CNN)

University of Missouri demonstration sparks press freedom debate (Steven Perlberg, The Wall Street Journal)

University of Missouri police make arrest in online threats (Austin Huguelet, Christine Hauser, Richard Pérez-Peña, The New York Times)

U. of Missouri protests spark call for Ithaca College student walk out (Sam Laker, USA Today)

U.Va. Black Student Alliance organizes in support of University of Missouri, Yale students (Chloe Heskett, Katherine Wilkin, The Cavalier Daily, Charlottesville, VA)

Video: How black football players at the University of Missouri changed the game on racism (Video, Alexander Reed Kelly, TruthDig)

Video shows University of Missouri activist Jonathan Butler falsified key claim against president (Lee Stranahan, Breitbart)

We live here: The Mizzou student demand that hardly any U.S. colleges are meeting (Tim Lloyd, Kameel Stanley, Brent Jones, St. Louis Public Radio)

What it feels like to be black at Mizzou today (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)

When a memoir tells half the story: Prince Edward County and school desegregation (Christopher Bonastia, JSTOR Daily)

Where does Marco Rubio stand on immigration? (Reihan Salam, Slate)

White House to appeal immigration ruling to Supreme Court (Radio, Richard Gonzales, Morning Edition, NPR)


Alicia Keys laments "heartless" justice system in reform pitch to Congress (Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian)

The allegations of racism at Yale that culminated in over 1,000 marching for justice on campus (Avianne Tan, ABC News)

Analysis: At the University of Missouri, an unlearned free speech lesson (David Folkenflik, NPR)

The anti-free speech movement at the University of Missouri (Eugene Volokh, The Washington Post)

Before ConcernedStudent1950 at Missouri, there was the Black 14 at Wyoming (Clinton Yates, The Washington Post)

Campus activists weaponize "safe space" (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

Clinton takes flak for immigration comments (Franco Ordoñez, McClatchy DC)

A deep-rooted history of activism stirs in college football (Radio, Tom Goldman, South Carolina Public Radio)

Demonstrators clash with journalists at the University of Missouri (Radio, Bram Sable-Smith, All Things Considered, NPR)

Does Missouri president ouster offer lessons to universities grappling with a racist past? (A.D. Carson, The Conversation)

Estimated 1,200, including Dontre Hamilton's family, take part in protests during GOP debate (Beverly Taylor, Ashley Sears, Katie Delong, Fox6Now, Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

FABER: For Yale vs. racism (Joshua Faber, Yale Daily News)

The face of the modern university (Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine)

For some, U. of Missouri students protesting racism are "race agitators" (Courtland Milloy, The Washington Post)

A glance at recent racial tension on American college campuses (Jennifer Farrar (Associated Press), The Huffington Post)

The GOP's immigration trap (The Baltimore Sun)

Group sends immigration warning during GOP debate (Anna Giaritelli, Washington Examiner)

How racial incidents sparked change at the University of Missouri (Radio, Frank Morris, Morning Edition, NPR)

How racial tensions at the University of Missouri have exposed the power of black athletes (Darla Cameron, Lydia DePillis, The Washington Post)

"I am so fed up:" Dontre Hamilton's family not happy to learn DOJ won't pursue charges against Manney (Deric Williams, Fox6Now, Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

I'm a Yale student, and this school's problems with race go much deeper than Halloween costumes (Aaron Lewis, Quartz)

In fourth GOP debate, candidates get into heated exchange about immigration (Video, Fox News Latino)

In Republican debate, candidates battle sharply on immigration (Jonathan Martin, Patrick Healy, The New York Times)

JOHNSON-LEVY: How we do better (Rianna Johnson-Levy, Yale Daily News)

The latest: Missouri student government president says he's glad to see changes (Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report)

The leftist tree must be watered with blood at Mizzou (Ben Shapiro,

A look at recent racial incidents on US college campuses (Associated Press, ABC News)

Media would see immigration differently if journalists illegally flowing into U.S., Cruz says (Seth McLaughlin, The Washington Times)

Milwaukee officer won't face civil rights charges in Dontre Hamilton shooting (Radio, Gilman Halsted, Wisconsin Public Radio)

Missouri Gov. Nixon gives non-answer to protesters (Yamiche Alcindor, USA Today)

Missouri Legislative Black Caucus "100 percent supportive of students seeking change" (The Columbia Missourian)

Missouri Lt. Governor denounces Mizzou faculty who obstructed press (Alex Griswold, Mediaite)

Missouri protests echo similar situation at UCLA in 1998, but with bad outcome for football team (Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times)

Missouri racism protests a sign of the times (Harold Jackson, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Missouri student VP: I'm tired of hearing people use first amendment rights to create "hostile" atmosphere (Video, Real Clear Politics)

Missouri U. police: Call us about "harmful" or "hurtfull speech" (Eugene Volokh, The Washington Post)

Mizzou protesters are talking to the press again, and here's what they're saying (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)

Mizzou proves that Americans should not be forced into racial categories (Mike Gonzalez, The Daily Signal)

Mother of Eric Garner: Racial and economic justice go hand-in-hand (Gwen Carr, New York Daily News)

Obama administration wants Supreme Court to approve its immigration plans (Video, Ariane de Vogue, CNN)

Obama administration will ask Supreme Court to protect millions from deportation (Brian Bennett, Los Angeles Times)

Police in South Carolina shoot suspect dead at private college (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Race and the free-speech diversion (Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker)

Racial incidents, student protests and resignations at the University of Missouri (Radio, The Diane Rehm Show, NPR)

Racial tension and protests on campuses across the country (The New York Times)

The radical '70s roots of the free-press fight at the University of Missouri (Alyssa Rosenberg, The Washington Post)

Read the jaw-dropping "hateful and/or hurtful speech" email sent to students by University of Missouri police (Jason Howerton, The Blaze)

A real Missouri "Concerned Student 1950" speaks, at age 89 (Michael Wines, The New York Times)

Recy Taylor and the atrocious legacy of all-white juries (Sikivu Hutchinson, The Huffington Post)

"Safe space" fascists now rule the University of Missouri (Leder, New York Post)

Staffer offers public apology for hassling student photojournalist at University of Missouri (Erik Wemple, The Washington Post)

Student: Racial discrimination is "condoned" at University of Missouri [VIDEO] (Video, Steve Guest, The Daily Caller)

Texas immigration case heads to Supreme Court (Bobby Cervantes, Houston Chronicle)

There's no "safe space" from liberalism (Rush Limbaugh,

University of Missouri names interim diversity leader (Video, Alexandra Martellaro, KSDK, St. Louis)

University of Missouri president resigns, campus reacts (Video, ABC News)

University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe's very telling resignation speech (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

The University of Missouri, race and the hope we will all be treated equally, with dignity (Crystal I. Berger, Fox News)

University of Missouri resignations fuel backlash as campus hit with more turmoil (Valerie Richardson, The Washington Times)

University of Missouri student movement mirrors IC's (Sophia Tulp, The Ithacan)

University of Missouri, Yale, and a cultural revolution: Racial hysteria triumphs on campus (Heather MacDonald, Fox News)

US will not pursue civil rights case after mentally ill black man shot by officer (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Viola Davis on violence in America: We need "honest" conversations "to move race relations forward" (Jeff Nelson, People)

Was the poop swastika incident at Mizzou a giant hoax? (Sean Davis, The Federalist)

Watch Toni Morrison break down why racism is a white problem (Video, Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

When campus hate-speech rules go further than the law (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Why immigration could be central to 2016 campaign (+video) (Linda Feldmann, The Christian Science Monitor)

Why is the University of Missouri racist against Asian-Americans? (Jim Treacher, The Daily Caller)

Would University of Missouri students have needed to go to such extremes if they were Jewish? (Matthew Fleischer, Los Angeles Times)

Yale's idiot children (Kevin D. Williamson, National Review)

The Yale student protests are the campus PC wars at their best (Nora Caplan-Bricker, Slate)


Alleged racism at Yale, University of Missouri: Are colleges taking it seriously? (Maureen Downey, Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

AP News Guide: The essential information regarding the issues at the University of Missouri (Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report)

Appeals court deals blow to Obama's immigration plans (Michael D. Shear, Julia Preston, The New York Times)

Black Missouri players boycotting football angers white men online (FanSided)

Conservatives having white hot emotional meltdown over resignation of University of Missouri's president (David Ferguson, Raw Story)

Despair, American style (Paul Krugman, The New York Times)

Ex-officer convicted in Matthew Ajibade case allowed to serve time on weekends (Ryan Felton, The Guardian)

Father of six-year-old boy shot dead posed no threat to police, attorney says (Matthew Teague, The Guardian)

Historic resignation of University of Missouri president sends a signal to university boards (Roger Groves, Forbes)

How campus racism just became the biggest story in America (Edwin Rios, Mother Jones)

How Ferguson influenced the student uprising at Mizzou (Video, PBS Newshour)

How the U.S. Census defines race (Erin Blakemore, The Smithsonian)

Missouri confirms it: US campuses are sliding into PC chaos (Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart)

Missouri pres. resigns amid criticism of handling of racial issues (Chase Goodbread,

The Mizzou football team may be just the beginning (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

The #MizzouHungerStrike was always about more than racism - here's why (Zak Cheney-Rice, Mic)

Mizzou protesters: "White media" won't respect "black spaces" (Oliver Darcy, The Blaze)

Mizzou student government formally calls for president's removal amid racial tension (Julie Kliegman,The Week)

The new intolerance of student activism (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

The oldest divide (Victor Davis Hanson, City Journal)

Playwright reacts to the white casting of MLK in The Mountaintop (Katori Hall, The Root)

Protesters celebrate after top University of Missouri leaders resign over racial turmoil (Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times)

Racial hysteria triumphs on campus (Heather Mac Donald, City Journal)

Racial tensions escalate (Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed)

Rigged: Racial bias in jury selection (Mark H. Morial, The Louisiana Weekly)

Scenes of protests at Mizzou (Gallery) (Fotos, Jacob Kirn, St. Louis Business Journal)

Sonia Sotomayor lambasts justices for backing officer who shot fleeing suspect (Dan Roberts, The Guardian)

Sonia Sotomayor takes a stand against police brutality (Mark Joseph Stern, Slate)

South Carolina students' end-of-course test scores rise, but racial gaps widen (Deanna Pan, The Charleston Post and Courier)

"Tale of two California's": Coastal voters upbeat on economy, inland residents anxious (Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times)

Texas troopers identify many Hispanics as white, casting doubt on racial profiling data (Fox News Latino)

These savvy women have made Black Lives Matter the most crucial left-wing movement today (Hillel Aron, LA Weekly)

"Too many times to count": My experiences of racism at the University of Missouri (Cynthia Frisby, The Huffington Post)

U. Missouri president, chancellor resign over handling of racial incidents (Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post)

University of Missouri learns hard lesson in ignoring complaints of racism on campus (James Ragland, The Dallas Morning News)

University of Missouri president resigns amid more student athlete activism (Jessica Mendoza, The Christian Science Monitor)

University of Missouri protesters attempt to block media (Video, The Washington Post)

University of Missouri protesters threaten media (Cheryl Chumley, WND)

University of Missouri protests spur a day of change (John Eligon, Richard Pérez-Peña, The New York Times)

The University of Mo. president just got burned by the fires of Ferguson and Baltimore (Michael Harriot, The Root)

Use RICO law on deadly street gangs (Charles Lipson, Real Clear Politics)

Welcome to my world: In America's whitest city, young blogger tries to prove the black middle class exists (Casey Parks, The Oregonian)

When "race-neutral" reasons for striking jurors aren't neutral in the slightest (Imani Gandy, RH Reality Check)

White attitudes about heroin addiction (Læserbreve, The New York Times)

"White people need to leave cornrows alone": Readers debate a controversial hairstyle (Valeriya Safronova, The New York Times)

WILKINSON: Trying times (Rachel Wilkinson, Yale Daily News)

WOOD: Attack racism, not Christakis (Connor Wood, Yale daily News)

YOUNG: Free speech, not disruption (Zach Young, Yale Daily News)


2 ex-Ga. deputies sentenced in connection with Matthew Ajibade's death (Nigel Roberts, The Root)

Black Mizzou football players are going on strike over campus racism (Dave Zirin, The Nation)

Column: Race in public health (Jaslina Paintal, The Daily Tarheel, University of North Carolina)

Conversation about race must include more voices: Heather Steranka Petit, Margaret Mitchelle, YWCA (Margaret Mitchell, Heather Steranka, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Ohio)

"Gentler war on drugs" for whites is a "smack" in black America's face (Kirsten West Savali, The Root)

Harsh talk (Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker)

How researchers will figure out why so many middle-aged white people are dying (Jesse Singal, New York Magazine)

Ithaca College president in hot seat for alleged campus racism (Sam Lisker, USA Today College)

Laura Washington: Speak up, black leaders, on killings of young blacks (Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times)

Local NAACP promises not to let racist incident at Berkeley be "swept under the rug" (Nigel Roberts, The Root)

Lonnae O'Neal: Why can't we agree on what we see when we see race? (Lonnae O'Neal, The Washington Post)

Missouri football players boycott in protest of university president (Ashley Southall, The New York Times)

The myth of the "good Negro" (Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq., The Huffington Post)

New Usher song is "breaking the chains" of social injustice (Musikvideo, Alex Titus, NBC News)

"The N-word is a horrible word, but how is it a threat?": The search for justice after a terrifying racial violation (Emma Eisenberg, Salon)

The one major problem the fourth GOP debate desperately needs to address (Josephine B. Yurcaba, Bustle)

Only conservatives can save the American campus - but should we? (Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart)

Prolific professor explains data surrounding racial bias in police use of force (Amanda Cullen, Lewiston-Auburn Sun Journal, Maine)

Racial tensions build among Ithaca College students, administration (Samantha Acriche, The Cornell Daily Sun, Cornell University, NY)

A tale of two shootings (Victor Davis Hanson, PJ Media)

Text messages paint dark portrait of Illinois officer behind mysterious suicide (Ryan Schuessler, The Guardian)

Think outside diversity (Dorothy-Mae Eldemire, Araesia King, Mereysa Taylor, The Current, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida)

What's really going on at Yale (Aaron Z. Lewis, Medium)

Why Ben Carson's claim that he stabbed someone is so key to his appeal to white America (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Why Missouri football players are going on strike; university president won't quit (Cindy Boren, The Washington Post)

Whoops! Texas state troopers classifying Hispanic as white (David Paulin, American Thinker)

Why Ben Carson's claim that he stabbed someone is so key to his appeal to white America (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)


Alabama community demands EPA recognize environmental racism as a civil wrong (Heather Kathryn Ross (Earthjustice), Truth Out)

Being white and reading Ta-Nehisi Coates (Pam Kelley, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Bernie Sanders still has work to do with black voters (Suzy Khimm, New Republic)

Critics cite all-white jury for trial of ex-officer accused of raping black women (Tom Dart, The Guardian)

The de Blasio-Fariña prescription for classroom chaos (Leder, New York Post)

The divide: Hunting for a home (Monica Rhor, Houston Chronicle, Texas)

The dying of the whites (Ross Douthat, The New York Times)

EXCLUSIVE: Education, race relations top agenda for SC Democrats, poll shows (Jamie Self, The State, Columbia, South Carolina)

Historic injustices shape Hartford's yawning inequalities (John Selders, Hartford Courant, Connecticut)

How Hillary Clinton is steamrolling through the early-voting state of South Carolina (Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times)

How "Master of None" is helping TV's diversity problem by demystifying racial representation (Courtney Lindley, Bustle)

Illegal immigrants issue demands to American people in new "Bill of Rights" (Kyle Becker, I.J. Review)

Increasing indigenous diversity: Classifying is oversimplifying (Duane Champagne, Indian Country Media Network)

"It's like they were after Bonnie and Clyde" (Tyler Bridges, Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post)

The land that the internet era forgot (W. Ralph Eubanks, Wired)

Mississippi flag, a rebel holdout, is in a new fight (Campbell Robertson, The New York Times)

Misty Copeland: "The reason I'm here and I have this voice is because I'm black" (Nekala Alexander, Atlanta Black Star)

Nightmare on Main Street: On racial violence and the problem of convention (Zandria F. Robinson, Gawker)

Nobel winner Angus Deaton talks about the surprising study on white mortality he just co-authored (Julia Belluz, Vox)

Oprah's high priestess of public shaming (Emma Green, The Atlantic)

Pew: Muslims, Hindus most pro-immigration groups in U.S. (Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D., Breitbart)

The prison-to-deportation pipeline that keeps punishing immigrants (Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, Think Progress)

Racial disparities exist in end-of-life care for dialysis patients (American Society of Nephrology, EurekAlert)

Redskins blast Adidas for hypocrisy, "absurd" mascot initiative (Breitbart)

Separate and unequal: Racial segregation widespread in R.I. public schools (Linda Borg, Providence Journal, Rhode Island)

Should Washington bring back parole? (Nina Shapiro, The Seattle Times)

Slavery, the Nazis and the KKK: We can't face the past, and it's poisoning our future (Andrew O'Hehir, Salon)

Two officers arrested over shooting death of six-year-old Louisiana boy (Associated Press, The Guardian)

US preterm birth rates close to those of some developing countries (Carol Pearson, Voice of America)

Watch: Harris-Perry laments the "criminalization" of Latino communities (Trent Baker, Breitbart)

Yale's big fight over sensitivity and free speech, explained (Libby Nelson, Vox)

Yale students erupt in anger over administrators caring more about free speech than safe spaces (Katy Waldman, Slate)


2 Louisiana officers charged with second-degree murder in killing of boy, 6 (Liam Stack, The New York Times)

9 ways President Obama failed to improve race relations in America (Shawn Bevans, IJ Review)

Anonymous just leaked the names of 1,000 KKK members (Kyle Jaeger, Attn:)

Anti-cop violence spreads as illegal immigrant gang member slugs deputy sitting in car (Video, Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times)

As Kajieme Powell's killers walk free, St. Louis' racist history again laid bare (Kayla Reed, The Huffington Post)

Ben Carson's past faces deeper questions (Reid J. Epstein, The Wall Street Journal)

Ben Carson's success: Is conservative white guilt driving it? (David A. Wilson, CNN)

Ben Carson: token candidate (Christopher Parker, The Conversation)

Black grad student on hunger strike in Mo. after swastika drawn with human feces (Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post)

Black Lives Matter activists seek political clout (Yamiche Alcindor, USA Today)

Black Lives Matter's numbers are bogus (Deroy Murdock, New York Post)

The black man confronting white supremacists on their own turf (Olivia Nuzzi, The Daily Beast)

Black Panthers and Black Lives Matter - parallels and progress (Colette Gaiter, The Conversation)

Blacks living longer, closing race gap in life expectancy (Amy Norton, Chicago Tribune)

Black unemployment more than twice as high as white unemployment (Caroline May, Breitbart)

Black University of Missouri students are hungry for an end to racism on campus (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Black-white gap in life expectancy is narrowing as African Americans get healthier (Lenny Bernstein, The Washington Post)

Dear Speaker Ryan: We're keeping our promise on immigration reform (Jim Wallis, The Huffington Post)

Dear white America: Your working class is literally dying - and this is your idea of an answer? (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Decoding politicians' immigration newspeak (Michael Cutler, FrontPage Mag)

Detroit-area officer in "RoboCop" case confirms racially charged text messages (Ryan Felton, The Guardian)

Editorial: It's time to step up for Asian American studies (Jenn Fang, NBC News)

The end of family detention? PA immigration jail could be forced to stop locking up parents & kids (Video, Democracy Now)

Even police are saying that marijuana is the least of their drug problems (Jon Levine, Mic)

Fired Ohio teacher apologizes for racial slur on Facebook (Associated Press, The Washington Times)

First wave of prison releases from war on drugs begins (Jay Weaver, Miami Herald)

Groups sue Los Angeles over alleged racial discrimination in oil drilling oversight (Molly Peterson, KPCC, Pasadena, Californien)

Hate crime charge for men who cited Trump's immigrant views (Associated Press, MyFox Boston)

Hillary Clinton pledges series of reforms for police, prisons and justice system (Lauren Gambino, Oliver Laughland, The Guardian)

How a "walking while black" allegation turned into a "perfect" police-training moment (Video, Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times)

Hundreds launch hunger strike at immigrant detention center in Adelanto, Calif. (Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times)

"I don't see color": Why you should start (Hilary Holland Lorenzo, The Huffington Post)

Immigration activists tried to destroy Trump with sick ad - he just made them regret it (B. Christopher Agee, Western Journalism)

Immigration reform would help Detroit (Lolita Brayman, George P. Mann, Detroit News)

In "Honky," a play that plays with the language of racism (Video, PBS Newshour)

Judicial discretion: There's good news, and some pretty bad news (Christopher Zoukis, The Huffington Post)

Julie Delegal: Being black matters, researcher says (Julie Delegal, Florida Politics)

King: Hillary Clinton's refusal to release plan addressing racial injustice in America is disrespectful to victims (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Ku Klux Klan calls Anonymous list "pathetic," civil rights groups agree (Jeff Stone, International Business Times)

Let's drop the i-word - again (Rinku Sen, ColorLines)

Martin O'Malley plays to Irish-American voters (Hallie Golden, The Irish Times, Irland)

A martyr for civil rights (W. Ralph Eubanks, The Wall Street Journal)

MSNBC's Reid: Sanders has been clumsy on issues of race (Video, Pam Key, Breibart)

New York Post accuses Quentin Tarantino of "trolling cops" to sell tickets (Ben Child, The Guardian)

Now white people are dying from our terrible economic policies, too (Michelle Chen, The Nation)

The numbers crunch: At last, some facts and figures in immigration debate (Foon Rhee, The Sacramento Bee)

The one thing liberal white folks need to stop doing (Aaron Barksdale, The Huffington Post)

Opinion: The best way to deal with illegal immigration is with an exit strategy system (Nelson Balido, Fox News Latino)

"Out of darkness," by Ashley Hope Pérez (Boganmeldelse, Damien Cave, The New York Times)

The paranoid right's fake martyr: How "another cop executed in Illinois" fed their dangerous myth-making machine (Paula Young Lee, Salon)

Racial politics and the history of southern soul music are linked, says visiting lecturer (Maria Mullis, The Daily Tarhell, North Carolina)

Redefining racism in the 21st century (Rinku Sen, The Huffington Post)

Seeing race in black-on-black violence (Ira Silver, The Huffington Post)

SEE IT: Confederate flag magnet sparks brawl between black and white men outside Salt Lake City hotel (WARNING - GRAPHIC LANGUAGE) (Video, Tobias Salinger, New York Daily News)

Shoppers fighting back against "shopping while black" profiling with social media, lawsuits (Lisa Gutierrez, The Kansas City Star)

Sorting the GOP candidates on immigration (Mortimer Zuckerman, The Wall Street Journal)

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" co-producer addresses racial backlash (Jasmine Alyce, Fanbolt)

Talib Kweli isn't feeling Ben Carson's new hip hop ad (Paul Meara, BET)

Tarantino's street cred gamble: The art of violating racial boundaries and saying the unsayable - and how it's going to pay off (Andrew O'Hehir, Salon)

Tennessee appellate courts lack diversity, raising concerns (Stacey Barchenger, The Tennessean)

Theology in the hands of racist colonialists (Craig Luekens, The Huffington Post)

Threat of KKK-style lynching was third racial threat at Berkeley High this year (Corey Fedde, The Christian Science Monitor)

The thugification of Ben Carson (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

The time Republicans helped build an all-black town called "Soul City" (Brentin Mock, CityLab)

"War on cops" more myth than menace (Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune)

The way we think of the "black body" and police brutality (Aleichia Williams, The Huffington Post)

Wealth for African-Americans and Latinos continues to decline since recession while the wealth of white families recovers (Pressemeddelelse, 3BL Media)

Who is multiracial? Depends on how you ask (Eileen Patten, Pew Research Center)

Who's burning black churches? Oh. (Michelle Malkin, National Review)

Why are Texas officers misidentifying race during traffic stops? (Radio, Rhonda Fanning, Texas Standard)


Are we really in a postracial America? (Frank Batavick, Carroll County Times, Vermont)

Ben Carson, and the failure of black conservatives (Terrell Jermaine Starr, The Week)

Ben Carson appeals to black voters, but his campaign doesn't, yet (Jonathan Martin, The New York Times)

Ben Carson's big race con: The desperate, hateful effort to pretend the Southern Strategy never existed (D.R. Tucker (Washington Spectator), Salon)

Berkeley high school students walk out in protest against discovered racial epithet (Seung Lee, Newsweek)

Black, Latino students continue to fall behind white, Asian counterparts (Video, Elizabeth Lee, Voice of America)

Bolts from the blue (Oliver Laughland, Jamiles Lartey, Ciara McCarthy, The Guardian)

Clarke: Obama "hallucinating" if he thinks he's improved race relations (Fox News)

A confrontation over race at Yale: Hundreds of students demand answers from the school's first black dean (Isaac Stanley-Becker, The Washington Post)

The death of Calvon "Andre" Reid: "Why use a Taser? And why was he treated so inhumanely?" (Video, Laurence Mathieu-Léger, Jamiles Lartey, The Guardian)

Don't listen to Ben Carson's new hip-hop radio ad aimed at black voters - because it's horrible (Yesha Callahan, The Root)

Eric Holder receives lifetime achievement award for his civil rights work (Taryn Finley, The Huffington Post)

Even after a DOJ investigation, the racial kleptocracy in St. Louis suburbs continues (Vann R. Newkirk II, Daily Kos)

Ex-immigration reformers Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan tack right as their profiles rise (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Father of six-year-old boy killed during police chase was not armed, chief says (Matthew Teague, Ciara McCarthy, The Guardian)

The "Ferguson effect" is just a ploy to reduce scrutiny of the police (Trevor Timm, The Guardian)

A first-time drug offender gets 10 years. Is it racism? (Mark Davis, Seven Days, Vermont)

Google donates money to fight for racial justice (Anneliese Mahoney, Law Street Media)

A historic fall at MU (Tidslinje, Tessa Weinberg, Taylor Blatchford, The Maneater)

Immigration reform news: Bernie Sanders' first Spanish-language ad airs in Nevada, woos Latinos with immigrant narrative [LISTEN] (Video, Cedar Attanasio, Latin Times)

An insidious way to underrepresent minorities (Gary D. Bass, Adrien Schless-Meier, The American Prospect)

Latino kids curse out Trump: "Deport this!" (Video, Real Clear Politics)

A look back at racial bias in Cook County jury selection (Ryan Smith, Chicago Reader)

McCain: White House win "extremely difficult" without immigration action (Matthew Fleming, Roll Call)

Officer shoots unarmed man while he is face-down on the ground - video (Video, The Guardian)

Panelists cite racial disparities, urging reforms in personal-debt collection (Tim O'Neill, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Pennsylvania officer who fatally shot unarmed man in back cleared of murder (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Predictive policing is "technological racism" (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Racial disparities present at most bank regulators, Democrats allege (Lalita Clozel, American Banker)

Racial justice org condemns St. Louis officials for not indicting killer cops (Kenrya Rankin Naasel, Colorlines)

Rubio flips on immigration, attacks Trump for doing the same thing (Margaret Hartmann, New York Magazine)

Security footage of police deploying Tasers on Terrance Moxley - video (Video, The Guardian)

Shock, disbelief in Illinois village after police say "G.I. Joe" stole money and staged his suicide (Mark Guarino, Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

This is how prosecutors (still) keep black people off juries (Michael Mechanic, Mother Jones)

The trial of ex-cop Daniel Holtzclaw: why an all-white jury is such a huge problem (German Lopez, Vox)

We got a first look at Anonymous' list of alleged KKK members (Nate Thayer, Vice)

When are laws strictly enforced? Criminal justice, housing quality, and public health? (Elizabeth Tobin Tyler, Health Affairs Blog)

When can black women stop asking, "Ain't I a woman"? (Charmaine Davis, The Huffington Post)

Why wasn't the big 1999-2002 rise in death rate among 45-54 year old whites noticed until 2015? (Steve Sailer, VDARE)

Women on hunger strike face retaliation at this Texas immigration detention center, activists say (Casey Tolan, Fusion)


Agents round up 235 criminal immigrants in 4 Western states (Fox News Latino)

Ann Coulter: OK, who ordered the Mexican heroin? (Ann Coulter, VDARE)

Bernie Sanders' latest racial blind spot: Hillary's right on gun control - urban vs. rural really means black vs. white (Amanda Marcotte, Salon)

Black unemployment is highest in Washington, D.C. (Daniel Marans, The Huffington Post)

Bobby Jindal: "Immigration without assimilation is an invasion" (Katie McHugh, Breitbart)

Can we trust Rubio on immigration? (Rich Lowry, Politico)

Civil rights and education groups file brief in Supreme Court case in support of Univ. of Texas's admissions policy (Pressemeddelelse, The Leadership Conference)

CNN's Marc Lamont-Hill: Police have "white supremacist anxiety about black bodies" (Brad Wilmouth, NewsBusters)

"Colored Person" Association president calls Ben Carson "safe negro" (Ed Straker, American Thinker)

Donald Trump tweets a picture of Jeb Bush next to a Swastika (Video, Cassandra Vinograd, NBC News)

The equality argument for gun control (Jacob Schuman, The Huffington Post)

Every term the Census has used to describe America's racial and ethnic groups since 1790 (Laris Karklis, Emily Badger, The Washington Post)

Gentrification shouldn't (only) be about race (Hector Luis Alamo, Red Eye Chicago)

Geraldo Rivera accuses Obama of ignoring a "ghetto civil war" (Christine Jun, Salon)

Glenn Beck says U.S. needs to "atone" for racial history (Tré Goins-Phillips, The Blaze)

Hillary Clinton's strategy to woo black voters involves a "comprehensive" policy agenda (Hunter Walker, Yahoo)

How to address racial and gender disparities in Seattle's restaurant industry? (Angela Garbes, The Stranger, Seattle)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Ben Carson is terrible for black Americans (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Time)

Jesse Jackson asks Twitter for racial breakdown of layoffs (Jessica Guynn, USA Today)

#JusticeforSandy: Sandra Bland's sister calls on Loretta Lynch to take action (Sharon Cooper, The Root)

The missing link between diversity and community (Richard Florida, CityLab)

Most black millennials were all too familiar with police violence long before Ferguson (Niraj Chokshi, The Washington Post)

Multiculturalism's leftist threat to the American Story (Mike Gonzalez, CNS News)

The number of people reported killed by police this year nears 1,000 (John Walker, Fusion)

Officials debate whether "Ferguson effect" is real (Eric Lichtblau, The New York Times)

One graphic traces how racial and ethnic labels in America have changed since 1790 (Yanan Wang, The Washington Post)

Over 1,400 American places named with racial slurs: Analysis (NBC News)

Police harassment affects half of black youth, one-third of whites, study says (Molly Jackson, The Christian Science Monitor)

Police killings surpass the worst years of lynching, capital punishment, and a movement responds (Jerome Karabel, The Huffington Post)

Race and beyond: America's latest drug epidemic is a horse of a different color (Sam Fulwood III, Center for American Progress)

Racism? By whom? This video of Texas cops stopping a black professor is a racial "Rorschach test" (Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post)

The states where blacks are much less likely to have a job than whites (Niraj Chokshi, The Washington Post)

Steve King plans bill to target undocumented immigrant protesters (Elise Foley, The Huffington Post)

Stop! In the name of racial discrimination! (Bill Rankin, Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Study: Black students - not crime - determine if schools get security (Tierney Sneed, Talking Points Memo)

Study: On AirBnB, Asian-American hosts earn less than white ones (Jenny J. Chen, NPR)

Study: Racial anxiety may alter time perception for white Americans (CBS Washington DC)

The superficiality of the Republican commitment to racial justice (Brian Beutler, New Republic)

Survey: More than half of black millennials know victim of police violence or harassment (Jesse J. Holland (Associated Press), U.S. News & World Report)

Sympathy is for white people: The "60 Minutes" segment that highlights America's startling double standard on addiction (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Twitter is so hopelessly white its only black engineering boss just quit in protest (Sam Biddle, Gawker)

The US is using a race-predicting algorithm to identify victims of car loan discrimination (Corinne Purtill, Quartz)

White progressives are the new racial purity police (Daniel Payne, The Federalist)

Whites only 8 percent of NYC's misdemeanor pot arrests (Victoria Bekiempis, Newsweek)

Why are middle-aged white people's death rates rising? A researcher explains. (Christina Cauterucci, Slate)

Why did middle aged white death rates increase from 1998 through 2013? (Steve Sailer, VDARE)

Why does the US discriminate against immigrants from big countries? (David Bier, The Hill)

Why race is hard to erase from jury selection (Danny Cevallos, CNN)

Why racial reconciliation is more than holding hands and singing Kumbaya (Leonardo Blair, Christian Post)

With historic release of drug offenders & help for re-entry, US takes "first step" on prison crisis (Video, Democracy Now)

Yale investigates claims of "white girls only" fraternity party (Ryan Grenoble, The Huffington Post)


7 passengers kicked off Spirit Airlines flight at LAX; some claim racial discrimination (Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times)

African immigration in America has doubled during 21st century (Jacob Bojesson, The Daily Caller)

America's racial divide summed up by shouting match between black activist and white "political consultant" (Video, Paul Vale, The Huffington Post UK)

Apparently, Ben Carson is a "token" and a "safe Negro" (Jim Treacher, The Daily Caller)

BURROUGHS: Just say it (Briana Burroughs, Yale Daily News)

Changing demographics tilt toward Democrats -- eventually (Video, Dante Chinni, NBC News)

Chris Christie plays a desperate, shameful race card and will still never, ever be president (Amanda Marcotte, Salon)

Community members discuss racial injustice in West Virginia (Samuel Speciale, Charleston Gazette-Mail, West Virginia)

Conservative whitesplains to President Obama on what it means to be "authentically black" (Marvin Meadors, The Huffington Post)

Criminal justice: Obama's big push to address race, quietly (Harry Bruinius, The Christian Science Monitor)

Denials quickly follow "Anonymous" list of alleged KKK members (Video, Matthew Diebel, Elizabeth Weise, USA Today)

Discrimination -- stop it (D'Arcy Brishon Carter, The Huffington Post)

Does Affirmative Action still have a place in college admissions decisions? (Allison Pohle,

Donald Trump could win over Hispanics who fear job competition from illegals (Ralph Z. Hallow, The Washington Times)

Do police really kill more white than black people? (Chris Sosa, Care2)

Even among college grads, whites earn more than nearly everyone (Matt Vasilogambros, National Journal)

How segregation fueled the evangelical mega-church movement (Deborah Jian Lee, The Huffington Post)

In Fisher amicus brief, Harvard defends affirmative action (Daphne C. Thompson, The Harvard Crimson)

Liberals don't want a discussion about race (Jason L. Riley, The Wall Street Journal)

Man sent to jail for trying to burn down store during Ferguson riots (Reuters, New York Post)

Margaret Cho: "White fragility is annoying." (Tasbeeh Herwees, Good)

Margo Jefferson: "It's too easy to recount unhappy memories when you write about race" (Steven W. Thrasher, The Guardian)

Mark Davis: Profiling absolutely happens, but not buying it in Bland's case (Mark Davis, The Dallas Morning News)

Obama: Criminal justice reform part of my legacy (David Jackson, USA Today)

Obama "proud" presidency is helping right racial injustices (Charlie Spiering, Breitbart)

An old court case exposes the racist tricks used to ensure all-white juries (The Economist)

O'Reilly's race baiting over Obama's prisoner release smacked down (Video, Ellen, Newshounds)

Race-based murder, mystery and the dark side of small-town America in LeClair's "Bridge" (Brian Daffron, Indian Country Today Media Network)

Rare black representative elected to majority white seat in Brooklyn (Will Bredderman, New York Observer)

Renaming buildings and removing mascots doesn't cure racism (Emily Shire, The Daily Beast)

Review: "The Minstrel Show Revisited" confronts racial stereotypes (Gia Kourlas, The New York Times)

Shaun King: I've been called the N-word since I was 14, but now those same people want me to be white (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Texas professor's "walking while black" narrative contradicted by police dashcam video (Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times)

The "three stops" rule that killed Walter Scott (Kira Lerner, Think Progress)

What red light cameras may reveal about racial profiling (Dawn M. Turner, Chicago Tribune)

White liberals love black radicals - that's why they love Ta-Nehisi Coates (David French, National Review)

White Memphis officer cleared in shooting of black teen (Adrian Sainz (Associated Press), ABC News)

Who would win an immigration debate between Sanders and Clinton? Martin O'Malley. (Julianne Hing, The Nation)

Why Hillary Clinton has a lock on the black vote. (Earl Ofari Hutchinson,

Why this 68-year-old, white male liberal came around on Black Lives Matter (Les Phillips, MinnPost, Minnesota)

Zoe Saldana stunt on "Latina" magazine cover; talks immigration, kids, Latino background [PHOTOS] (Natalie Roterman, Latin Times)


43 white presidents, 1 black president... I'll take another black one, thanks (Olayiwola A. Alara, The Huffington Post)

After vandalism, "Black Lives Matter" sign rededicated (Astead W. Herndon, Boston Globe)

Alabama's immigration law makes some immigrants feel they "are nothing" (Associated Press,, Alabama)

Ban the box: President Obama's plan to help ex-prisoners get jobs, explained (Dara Lind, Vox)

Can Episcopal Church's first black leader heal racial divides? (Molly Jackson, The Christian Science Monitor)

Clinton "very disturbed" by video of white cop thrashing black high schooler (AUDIO) (Sara Jerde, Talking Points Memo)

Criminal justice reform is personal for Obama (Kathleen Hennessey (Associated Press), U.S. News & World Report)

Despite evidence, Ferguson cop still called "racist" (WND)

Education Secy. Duncan plays race card to boost Obama's school discipline push (Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart)

Excluding blacks from juries (Leder, The New York Times)

Has Obama set loose a new Willie Horton? (Sarah Wheaton, Politico)

Here's a War on Drugs that we might actually win (Peter Aldhous, BuzzFeed)

If you think they don't want you on the jury, you may be right (Charles F. Coleman Jr., The Root)

The illusion of inclusion: When all lives don't matter (Dameon E. Madison, Patheos)

In Chicago, Hillary Clinton meets with mothers of black men killed by police (Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times)

In Hawaii, we talk about ethnicity all the time - including in Pidgin (Lee Tonouchi, Civil Beat)

Inside the white supremacists' Halloween bash (Will Rahn, The Daily Beast)

King: South Carolina dad captures the feelings of so many in speech on police brutality (Video, Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Marco Rubio to Jorge Ramos: I will keep Obama's first executive amnesty in place until legislative amnesty enacted (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Mayor de Blasio increases city's racial-ethnic polarization (Angelo Falcón, Beyond Chron, San Francisco)

Morning Plum: Republicans shoot themselves in foot with Latinos, again (Greg Sargent, The Washington Post)

A new interactive shows how race in the US has changed since 1790 (Melvin Backman, Quartz)

Obama sees work on race relations as key part of legacy (Video, Jon Schuppe, NBC News)

Obama wants a thug in every neighborhood (Robert Romano, American Free Press)

Playing into racial fears, Politico suggests Obama may have released "a new Willie Horton" (Judd Legum, Think Progress)

Poll results on police violence tend to be racially divided (Pat Warren, CBS Baltimore)

Rachel Dolezal admits she's white while saying everyone is from Africa (Video, Andrew Husband, Mediaite)

Republicans "cautious" about confronting Black Lives Matter on campaign trail (Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian)

Sanders campaign hires another high-profile undocumented immigration activist (Lucia I. Suarez, Fox News Latino)

The second principle: The demand for even-handed justice (Joseph Margulies, Verdict)

Series on race with Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates Jr. will launch in Charleston (Andrew Knapp, Diane Knich, The Post and Courier)

Sold-out "Race in America" concert with Bruce Springsteen, Pharrell Williams & more going out worldwide (Kinsey Lowe, Deadline)

Study sheds light on why Latinos, African Americans are less trusting of physicians (Nicole Akoukou Thompson, Latin Post)

Supreme court case to examine alleged racial prejudice in US juries (Dan Roberts, The Guardian)

Supreme Court considers racial bias in jury selection (David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times)

Supreme Court justices criticize racial bias in jury selection (Richard Wolf, USA Today)

Supreme Court troubled by DA's rejection of black jurors (Mark Sherman, Associated Press)

Supreme Court weighs 1987 conviction by all-white jury (Radio, Nina Totenberg, All Things Considered, NPR)

The unmaking of America (Boganmeldelse, Eric Herschthal, Slate)

Views shift as heroin addiction goes white, suburban (Bob Collins, MPR News, Minnesota)

White Georgia teens dress as "black convicts" for Halloween (The Grio)

Why Asian Americans don't vote Republican (Cecilia Hyunjung Mo (Vanderbuilt University), The Conversation)

Why marijuana bans are racist (Kyle Jaeger, Attn:)

Will gentrification destroy Dallas' public schools, or will it save them? (Eric Nicholson, Dallas Observer)

The "worst of the worst" myth behind Clinton's pro-death penalty stance (Scott Martelle, Los Angeles Times)

The wrongs we are doing Native American children (Clint Bolick, Newsweek)


A black American is seeking refuge in Canada from police racism (Daniel Marans, The Huffington Post)

Black death row inmate sentenced by white jury before Supreme Court (Video, Weijia Jiang, CBS News)

Black Lives Matter march calls for reforms (Jonah S. Lefkoe, The Harvard Crimson)

The curious case of Ben Carson: How a black neurosurgeon soared to the top of the GOP primary (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

D.C. law student takes case against Md. gerrymandering to Supreme Court (Robert Barnes, The Washington Post)

Democrats and Republicans switch places (David Shribman, Real Clear Politics)

Episcopal Church installs its first African American presiding bishop (Michelle Boorstein, The Washington Post)

Estimating the hate vote 2016 (Algernon Austin, The Huffington Post)

F.B.I. tool to identify extremists is criticized (Laurie Goodstein, The New York Times)

Fix or flee? Should parents devote energies to struggling neighborhood school or seek a charter alternative? (Maureen Downey, Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

The four top myths about immigration (Robert Reich, Newsweek)

Gentrification of Detroit leaves black-owned businesses behind (Kimberly Hayes Taylor, NBC News)

How to fix America's mass incarceration problem (Brad Parks, New York Post)

A look at racial profiling (Evan Horowitz, Boston Globe)

"N**** we made it": Virginia students wear shirts with racial slur written on the back for school's spirit week (Daily Mail, UK)

Obama, FBI director spar over the "Ferguson Effect" on police (Jordan Fabian, The Hill)

On a scale of 1 to 10, Silicon Valley's lack of racial diversity is a 7 (Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic)

Poll: On police conduct, whites and blacks have starkly different views (Paul Schwartzman, Scott Clement, The Washington Post)

Push to rename streets after Cesar Chavez, MLK divides community in New Mexico (Fox News Latino)

Ryan, reinforcing a promise, rules out immigration prospects through 2016 (Siobhan Hughes, The Wall Street Journal)

The shocking number of federally recognized locations with racist names (Samantha Cowan, Take Part)

Still separate, unequal schools in Ga. (Maureen Downey, Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Sunday commentary II: Troubling protests in South Carolina, complex situation (David Greenwald, The People's Vanguard of Davis)

Supreme Court takes up racial discrimination in jury selection (Richard Wolf, USA Today)

Terror from the right (Southern Poverty Law Center)

Washington Post reports Bloomberg group planned deceptive racially-charged attack-ads in Virginia State Senate contest (NRA ILA, The Daily Caller)

When Texas fell to the wingnuts: The secret history of the Southern strategy, modern conservatism and the Lone Star State (Edward H. Miller, Salon)

White supremacist conference proposes whites-only states: We'll "give the blacks Manhattan" (Tom Boggioni, Raw Story)

Willis Carto, far-right figure and Holocaust denier, dies at 89 (Douglas Martin, The New York Times)

The "wrong" sounding name shouldn't cost someone a job or life (Sterling Wilmer, The University Star, Texas State University)