Oktober 2015


Gitte Nielsen, cand.mag., Amerikanske Studier



Amicus: Strike zone (Dahlia Lithwick, Slate)

Ask not what's wrong with our children - ask what's wrong with our adults (Marian Wrigh, Black Star News)

Between Ole Miss and me (Stuart Stevens, The Daily Beast)

Bill Maher's new low: Blames body slam of South Carolina black teen on bad parenting (VIDEO) (Adam Johnson, AlterNet)

City divided over renaming streets for civil rights icons (Associated Press, The New York Times)

Editorial: The Ferguson effect (Leder, Boston Herald)

For Clinton, a challenge to keep black voters energized about her campaign (Vanessa Williams, The Washington Post)

Hillary Clinton gives keynote speech at Charleston NAACP banquet (Video, Amaya Ray, WRIC, Richmond, Virginia)

Implicit bias and the criminal justice system (Leland Ware, Delaware Voice)

Leonard Pitts Jr.: It had nothing to do with race? Think again (Leonard Pitts Jr., Miami Herald)

Obama pushes for "smarter, fairer" criminal justice reforms (Video, David McCabe, The Hill)

Real talk on race: Why I had to stop saying "some White people" (Stereo Williams, Rolling Out)

R.I. House Speaker Mattioello: "I don't think there is a white privilege" + video (Paul Edward Parker, Providence Journal, Rhode Island)

Thousands of nonviolent offenders begin release, but difficulties remain (Wilson Dizard, Al Jazeera America)

White nationalists gather on Halloween to discuss how oppressed they are (Samantha Lachman, The Huffington Post)

Why Black Lives Matter protests are good for Hillary Clinton (Juana Summers, Mashable)

Why Hillary has a lock on the black vote (Earl Ofari Hutchinson, The Huffington Post)


Another conservative white guy shares thoughts on black authenticity (Tana Ganeva, AlterNet)

Argument preview: Race and the make-up of juries (Lyle Denniston, Scotus blog)

Ben Carson is black (Hamilton Nolan, Gawker)

Big money in judicial elections intensifies racial imbalance on the courts (Alex Kotch, The Institute of Southern Studies)

Black Lives Matter protesters disrupt Clinton speech (Annie Karni, Politico)

Black Lives Matter protesters interrupt Hillary rally (Bradford Richardson, The Hill)

Black man arrested for setting fires to six black churches in St. Louis (Chuck Ross, The Daily Caller)

A black US citizen is seeking asylum in Canada because he fears police brutality (Quartz)

Clinton seeks to build African-American bulwark (Amie Parnes, The Hill)

Clinton will start rolling out criminal justice agenda (Darren Sands, BuzzFeed)

Curbing the unchecked power of the U.S. Border Patrol (Daniel Denvir, CityLab)

Exclusive: Family of teen shot near Ferguson during confrontation with police speaks out (Matt Ferner, Willa Frej, Mariah Stewart, The Huffington Post)

Harper Lee's imperfect heroes (Ari Berman, Harvard Political Review)

Hillary Clinton calls for ban on racial profiling in Atlanta (Greg Bluestein, Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Hillary Clinton to call for ending racial profiling and disparities in crack cocaine sentences (Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post)

How America tolerates racism in jury selection (Larry D. Thompson, The New York Times)

If you're black, lead the pack (Jonah Goldberg, National Review)

Immigration reform ideas for the new Speaker (Alex Nowrasteh, The Hill)

In heroin crisis, white families seek gentler war on drugs (Katharine Q. Seelye, The New York Times)

Jury, racial bias debate comes to Supreme Court (Ariane de Vogue, CNN)

The long history of racial violence at the University of California (Iman Sylvain, The Daily Californian)

Lost Voices shares stories of Ferguson, message of empowerment (Jourdan Vian, LaCrosse Tribune, Wisconsin)

New report confirms that the restaurant industry is plagued by racial and gender disparity (Tobias Coughlin-Bogue, The Stranger, Seattle)

Not Muslim enough? The Malcolm X zombie rises again (Maajid Nawaz, The Daily Beast)

People from this group breathe the most toxic air in the United States (Liz Dwyer, Take Part)

Police abuses are real. But where is proof of "The Ferguson Effect"? (Sam Fulwood III, Newsweek)

Race, class and improbable economics at the New York Times (Rob Urie, CounterPunch)

Race isn't thought to be a motive after St. Louis church arson suspect arrested (Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times)

Rachel Dolezal talks racial identity as guest on "The Real" (Associated Press, The New York Times)

Racial tensions erupt at Ithaca (Josh Logue, Insider Higher Ed)

"School-to-prison pipeline" faces new scrutiny with data on race and discipline (Matthew Teague, The Guardian)

Sorry, kids, the 1st amendment does protect "hate speech" (Michael McGough, Los Angeles Times)

Southern Methodist university sororities still preach segregation (Charles D. Ellison, The Daily Beast)

Speaker Ryan: Ridiculous to trust Obama on immigration (Nicole Duran, Washington Examiner)

St. Louis police arrest suspect in arson cases at mostly black churches (Ryan Felton, The Guardian)

Tainted treats: Racism and the rise of big candy (Nina Martyris, NPR)

Ted Cruz gets mixed review on immigration from Hispanic rights advocate (Seth McLaughlin, The Washington Times)

Texas police officer wins immunity from prosecution over fatal shooting (Jon Swaine, The Guardian)

These Jim Crow-era guides for black travelers are sadly still relevant (Tanvi Misra, CityLab)

UN warns U.S. of looming immigration crisis as more women flee Central America (Bryan Llenas, Fox News Latino)

Violence against students in class? Teachers say it doesn't add up (Karen Grigsby Bates, NPR)

We can't talk about the pay gap without talking about race (Katie Dupere, Mashable)

What it's like to be a black girl who is assaulted in the classroom (Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., The Root)

When Frank went to Gary (Radio, Yolanda Perdomo, WBEZ, Chicago)

White House plays down split between Obama, FBI chief over criminal justice (Juliet Eilperin, Sari Horwitz, The Washington Post)


Armed black man's peaceful encounter with police goes viral: "Officers are people, too" (Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times)

Baseball's black problem (Radio, The TakeAway with John Hockenberry)

Black LAPD officer says he was profiled, harassed even after he showed ID (Manny Otiko, Atlanta Black Star)

Black voters propelling Carson is a pipe dream (Harold Jackson, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Charleston church shooting: How these five survivors are guiding America toward compassion and tolerance (Maggie Mertens, Glamour)

Church leaders unite to heal nation's racial divide (Samuel Smith, Christian Post)

A closetful of Hillary Clinton's immigration costumes (Michelle Malkin, Human Events)

Colorado panel fails to agree on racial profiling bill (Associated Press, The Denver Post)

Corinth Police release dash cam video amid citizen claim of racial profiling (Brian Scott, NBC Dallas Fort-Worth)

Dancing cop vs. abusive cop: One defused a defiant teen. The other got fired. (Petula Dvorak, The Washington Post)

Do Indian lives matter? Police violence against Native Americans (Debra Loevy, CounterPunch)

Education reform and the failure to fix inequality in America (Julie A. Mujic, The Atlantic)

Efforts to build trust between immigrants, police under political attack in the South (Allie Yee, Institute for Southern Studies)

Eliot Spitzer sharply criticizes Hillary Clinton on 2007 immigration stance (Maggie Haberman, The New York Times)

A "Harry Potter" defense of affirmative action (Noah Feldman, Bloomberg View)

Here's what Trump was trying to say about immigration (Anita Balakrishnan, CNBC)

Hillary Clinton isn't taking S.C. black voters for granted this time around (Schuyler Kropf, The Charleston Post and Courier)

Lawyer for teen in SC school assault video speaks on injuries she suffered, whether she is an orphan and fake GoFundMe pages (Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root)

The left's ugly hatred of Ben Carson (Peter Heck, American Thinker)

Marco Rubio argues that the immigration system that got his parents here should be changed (Keith Brekhus, PoliticusUSA)

More than 20 women detained in Texas immigration facility begin hunger strike (Tom Dart, The Guardian)

Murdered NYPD cop Randolph Holder "died as a warrior" (Michael Daly, The Daily Beast)

NAACP denounces David Vitter "thugs" ad as "demeaning and racial" (Kevin Litten, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans)

The New York immigration office is speeding up the approval process for some unaccompanied minors (Casey Tolan, Fusion)

The one thing this immigration reporter never wants to hear again (The Nation)

Philadelphia police union joins growing Quentin Tarantino boycott (Ben Child, The Guardian)

Protesters fear Trump's immigration policy (Ray Hagar, Reno Gazette-Journal, Nevada)

Quentin Tarantino's anti-cop protest built on a series of lies (Andrea Peyser, New York Post)

Questions remain after deputy fired over tossing teen (Meg Kinnard (Associated Press), ABC News)

Racial profiling of Chinese Americans will only hurt America (George Koo, New America Media)

Racial slur on Virginia students' T-shirts sparks outrage (Meagan Fitzgerald, Andrea Swalec, NBC

Racial slurs are woven deep into the American landscape (Jennings Brown, Gerald Rich, Vocativ)

Raven-Symoné blames student in the Spring Valley High School video and Twitter freaks out (Jessica Eggert, Mic)

Remind me again why Dallas has separate police unions divided by race (Jim Schutze, Dallas Observer)

Republican debate: Donald Trump's entire immigration performance was a massive flip-flop (Dara Lind, Vox)

Study: Racial gap in breast cancer diagnoses has closed (Mike Stubbe, Associated Press)

"A tour of burned churches" explores race, religion and resilience in America (Christopher Mathias, The Huffington Post)

Unobstructed view: Let's actually talk about race and sports (Matt Teri, Washington City Paper)

U.S. government uses race test for $80 million in payments (Annamaria Andriotis, Rachel Louise Ensign, The Wall Street Journal)

When does a Halloween costume cross the line? (Michael Gonchar, The New York Times)

Where are black children safe? (Roxane Gay, The New York Times)

White House disappointed Paul Ryan won't bring up immigration reform (Charlie Spiering, Breitbart)

Who does philosophy speak for? (George Yancy, Seyla Benhabib, The New York Times)

Who's responsible for racial stereotypes? (Walter Williams, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)


6 questions black Americans want to ask the Democratic presidential candidates (Philip Lewis, The Huffington Post)

7 ways the #AssaultatSpringValleyHigh was definitely not about race (Zak Cheney-Rice, Mic)

Activists continue push for #BlackLivesMatter agenda in campaign (Candace King, NBC News)

Alabama officer accused of violating rights of Indian man retried for charges (The Guardian)

American lives matter (John Myers, Personal Liberty)

Anonymous vows to unhood 1,000 Ku Klux Klan members (Dominique Mosbergen, The Huffington Post)

Another lesson in race, policing and mistrust (Stephen L. Carter, Bloomberg View)

As Gateway arch turns 50, its message gets reframed (Radio, Camille Phillips, Morning Edition, NPR)

Ben Fields, South Carolina deputy, fired over student arrest (Alan Blinder, The New York Times)

Breaking into James Baldwin's house (Thomas Chatterton Williams, The New Yorker)

Cops fired for telling the truth about black violence (Colin Flaherty, American Thinker)

Dear white people: Blackface is not OK (Stereo Williams, The Daily Beast)

"Disturbing" arrest of black S. Carolina student sparks federal, local probes (Greg Lacour, Reuters)

Dorothy Bland: I was caught "walking while black." Police chief: No, officers were doing their jobs. (Dorothy Bland, The Dallas Morning News)

Effects of greater scrutiny of police (Læserbreve, The New York Times)

Eric Holder weighs in on Black Lives Matter and the "Ferguson Effect" (Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post)

"Ferguson Effect" probably not keeping police from doing their jobs, study suggests (Andy Campbell, The Huffington Post)

Forget the "Ferguson effect" on crime (Jonathan M. Smith, The Washington Post)

Freedom still awaits (Sherrilyn A. Ifill, The Atlantic)

"Good guys" with guns: how police officers became fixtures in US schools (Jessica Glenza, The Guardian)

The hard data behind the "Ferguson effect" (Radio, On Point with Tom Ashbrook, WBUR, Boston)

Homelessness is a symptom of racism (Jeff Olivet, The Huffington Post)

How far conservatives have to go on race, in one home page (Jon Green, Americablog)

The Immigration Act of 1965 and the creation of a modern, diverse America (Rose Cuison VIllazor, The Huffington Post)

Immigrants shape California (Toni G. Atkins, The Huffingtin Post)

I'm white in Barcelona but in Los Angeles I'm Hispanic? (Jaime Gonzalez, WUNC, North Carolina Public Radio)

Is the criminal justice system "racist"? (Michael Walsh, PJ Media)

Is this what school safety looks like? Because it's terrifying. (Nicole Kief, The Huffington Post)

The lens of race reveals inequality (Nitasha Sharma, Civil Beat)

Liberal hero James Comey now the enemy for telling the truth about cops (Michael Goodwin, New York Post)

More segregated cities spend less on parks, roads and sewers (Emily Badger, The Washington Post)

No, Republicans aren't done sounding the racial dog whistles (Steven Cohen, New Republic)

Obama pollster: Voters divided in "tribes," politics "increasingly segregated, tribal" (Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner)

Over 1,000 police officers expected to attend Randolph Holder's funeral (Reuters, The Guardian)

Police in schools: Why are they there? (Greg Botelho, CNN)

Police officers and their unions should face the same scrutiny as teachers (Jason Nichols, The Guardian)

Police say Missouri man shot himself near Ferguson drawing clashing reports from claimed witnesses (Video, Nina Golgowski, New York Daily News)

Police say teen fatally shot himself near Ferguson (Mariah Stewart, Sebastian Murdock, Matt Ferner, The Huffington Post)

Policing in the 21st century (Cole Zercoe, PoliceOne)

President Obama and FBI director James Comey speak out on policing and crime (Radio, Carrie Johnson, Paul Butler, Darrel Stephens, Kimberly Kindy, Heather MacDonald, The Diane Rehm Show, NPR)

Race and beyond: The myth of police reluctance (Sam Fulwood III, Center for American Progress)

Rick Santorum blasts Lindsey Graham on increasing immigration that hurts American workers (Alex Swoyer, Breitbart)

A screenshot from his web site reveals Donald Trump's true feelings about immigration (Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post)

Sheriff says "third video" shows South Carolina student punching officer in classroom (Erik Ortiz, NBC News)

Sheriffs join hate group on Southern border (Lindsay Schubiner, The Huffington Post)

She was guilty of being a black girl: The mundane terror of police violence in American schools (Brittney Cooper, Salon)

"Something deeply disturbing is happening all across America" (Tale, James B. Comey (FBI), The Wall Street Journal)

South Carolina sheriff fires deputy seen manhandling teenage girl in video (Alan Yuhas, The Guardian)

Spring Valley High assault: Why race and respectability color public response (Stereo Williams, Rolling Out)

Spring Valley High School officer suspended after violent classroom arrest (Video, Dana Ford, Greg Botelho, Kevin Conlon, CNN)

The Spring Valley High School video shows the big racial disparities in school discipline (German Lopez, Vox)

Stop pretending the "Ferguson effect" is real (Samuel Sinyangwe, The Huffington Post)

Virginia ramps up its war on pot - and the arrests show a disturbing racial divide (Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post)

Watch: What Obama just said about his past and police will not help ease tensions (Christopher Agee, Western Journalism)

What I wish people understood about being biracial (Alida Nugent, Cosmopolitan)

What's making the rural American West more diverse (Video, PBS Newshour)

When is it constitutional to purge black jurors? (Garrett Epps, The Atlantic)

Why did Chris Christie go after Black Lives Matter? (Video, Jake Miller, CBS News)

Yes, Republicans can win black voters (Theodore R. Johnson, National Review)


Another black girl assaulted by white cop: Do we matter, yet? (Kirsten West Savali, The Root)

Army medic recalls rough encounter with S.C. cop Ben Fields (Video, NBC News)

The assault at Spring Valley High School shows the school-to-prison pipeline in action (Rebecca Klein, The Huffington Post)

Ben Carson is worse for women than Trump (Sally Kohn, New York Magazine)

Black sheriff responds to "Uncle Tom" taunt by New York Daily News columnist and Black Lives Matter activist (Chuck Ross, The Daily Caller)

Can Hillary Clinton complete the fundamental transformation? (Bruce Thornton, FrontPage Mag)

A classroom conflict between an officer and a student in South Carolina (Krishnadev Calamur, The Atlantic)

Corey Jones' final phone calls may detail moments before fatal shooting by police officer (Desire Thompson, NewsOne)

The decriminalization delusion (Heather MacDonald, City Journal)

Deputy involved in body-slam arrest of Spring Valley High student is dating a black woman so he can't be racist, sheriff says (Thad Moore, Nicole Hensley, Corky Siemaszko, New York Daily News)

Documentary on race, class and death penalty makes Oscar shortlist (Jorge Rivas, Fusion)

Du Plessis: Stop lying - facts show "blacks" don't earn less than "whites" (Gideon du Plessis, Biz News)

Even walking is more dangerous if you're black (German Lopez, Vox)

EXCLUSIVE: GOP joins Dems in refusal to add Black Lives Matter debate, supports town halls (Lynette Holloway, NewsOne)

Experts continue to debunk right-wing media's "Ferguson effect" myth (Cristian Lopez, Brennan Suen, Media Matters)

The FBI director says cops are "under siege" from viral videos (Avi Asher-Schapiro, Vice)

Federal civil rights suit filed against Dallas County, Sheriff Lupe Valdez over immigration holds, bonds (Dianne Solís, The Dallas Morning News)

Feds: KKK members charged with having guns on Ole Miss campus (Jeff Amy, Emily Wagster Pettus (Associated Press), The Jackson Clarion-Ledger, Mississippi)

The "Ferguson Effect" is real, but it's fixable (Tom Jacobs, Pacific Standard)

From Orientalism to authenticity: Broadway's yellow fever (Diep Tran, American Theatre)

Has "diversity" lost its meaning? (Anna Holmes, The New York Times)

Hillary Clinton says there is "no excuse" for violent school arrest (Video, Dan Merica, CNN)

How Jeb Bush enlisted in Florida's war on black voters (Pema Levy, Mother Jones)

Immigration - the state vs. the people (John Dietrich, American Thinker)

The Insiders: The FBI director is saying something the Democrats need to hear (Ed Rogers, The Washington Post)

Is Big Brother after Black Lives Matter? (Thor Benson, The Daily Beast)

Judge apologizes for "dark faces" remark to U.S. attorney nominee Robert Capers (John Marzulli, New York Daily News)

LAPD accused of retaliating against black officer who filed racial profiling complaint (Chris Thompson, Gawker)

Learning while black: the latest offense that the police will get you for (Steven W. Thrasher, The Guardian)

Lessons in brutality (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Martial law: California police officers to be equipped with nunchuks (Alan Yuhas, The Guardian)

Multiracial Millenial Jewish children of intermarriage -- are we meeting them where they are at? (Helen K. Kim, The Huffington Post)

Nativism surges while president's executive action on immigration stalls (Patricia Schaeffer, Nonprofit Quarterly)

Obama calls for less prison in overhauling sentencing laws (Michael D. Shear, The New York Times)

Obama endorses "Black Lives Matter" as a serious movement while lying about the real black problem (Crystal Wright, Town Hall)

Obama on racial profiling: I've been pulled over for no reason, too (Jennifer Bendery, The Huffington Post)

Obama: Racial injustice a "running theme throughout this country's history" (Video, Pam Key, Breitbart)

Obama to police: There were times when I got pulled over and didn't know why (Video, Real Clear Politics)

Obama to present his case for overhauling sentencing laws (Michael D. Shear, The New York Times)

Obama tries to walk tightrope on policing in Chicago speech (Rick Pearson, Chicago Tribune)

Obama warns police officers against "cherry-picking" crime data (Ciara McCarthy, The Guardian)

Officer's forceful removal of student made sheriff "want to throw up" (Matthew Teague, The Guardian)

Ole Miss removes state flag that features Confederate emblem (Jeff Amy, Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press)

One in nine black children have had a parent in prison (Danielle Paquette, The Washington Post)

Parents say violent arrest of South Carolina girl reflects broader bias (Renee Lewis, Al Jazeera America)

People of Color in Tech highlights the stories of racial minorities in a mostly white industry (Megan Rose Dickey, Tech Crunch)

The police and court system: Neoliberal America's tax collectors (Brian Platt, CounterPunch)

Political lies about police brutality (Leder, The New York Times)

President's lies matter: Obama defends Black Lives Matter movement (Selwyn Duke, The New American)

Race and discipline in spotlight after South Carolina officer drags student (Richard Fausset, Richard Pérez-Peña, Alan Blinder, The New York Times)

Race and discipline in the South Carolina schools (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Race, politics, and Washington's climate-change schism (Sara Bernard, Seattle Weekly)

Report: One in 14 children has had incarcerated parent (Video, Melanie Eversley, USA Today)

Ryan makes immigration reform deal with Freedom Caucus member (Caitlin MacNeal, Talking Points Memo)

SAT's racial impact (Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed)

Sheriff pulls the ultimate "but he has a black friend" defense of Spring Valley High deputy (Matt Ferner, The Huffington Post)

Sheriff says cop in classroom arrest video has a black girlfriend, is definitely not racist (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

Sheriff says there's a third video showing desk flip incident - Here's what he says it shows (Oliver Darcy, The Blaze)

Sheriff: Student was wrong to disrupt class but that does not justify South Carolina deputy's actions (Brendan O'Connor, Gawker)

Some NYPD officers dismiss police union boycott of Quentin Tarantino (Tom McCarthy, Joanna Walters, The Guardian)

South Carolina sheriff's deputy on leave after dragging student from her desk (Video, Matthew Teague, The Guardian)

The Spring Valley High School assault is exhibit A for why we need fewer cops in schools (Robby Soave, Reason)

Student arrested says she was standing up for classmate (Video, Loren Thomas, WLTX, Columbia, South Carolina)

Tennis star James Blake reveals he wasn't going to report mistaken arrest but his wife persuaded him to by saying "what if that had been me?" (Julian Robinson, Daily Mail, UK)

These three videos all prove one horrifying statistic (Kyle Jaeger, Attn:)

This Mexican immigrant can't return to the U.S. because of his tattoos (Casey Tolan, Fusion)

Three-fourths of U.S. population growth now from immigration (Steve Byas, The New American)

TV still lacking in racially diverse LGBT characters, according to GLAAD report (Whitney Friedlander, Variety)

Twenty years of 1 million or more in prison: A reading list (Caroline Barnett, Sojourners)

US police chiefs back universal background checks for gun purchases (Reuters, The Guardian)

Video of student arrest in South Carolina puts focus on school officers (Christine Hauser, The New York Times)

Violent South Carolina classroom arrest adds to "school-to-prison pipeline" debate (Matt Pearce, Sonali Kohli, Los Angeles Times)

Watch black Baltimore activist DEFEND police; argues they're being stereotyped like African-Americans (Video, Michael Dorstewitz, BizPac Review)

We are not the same: Race and the internet (Keith Powell, The Huffington Post)

What's known about the South Carolina classroom confrontation video (Video, Emily Shapiro, ABC News)

When black kids aren't allowed to be kids (Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

White America will ignore this video: The hideous & predictable violence of our schools, our legal system, our society (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

White House shoots down idea that police aren't policing and violence has increased because of cop criticism (Richard Prince, The Root)

Why FBI and White House can't agree whether "Ferguson effect" is real (Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor)

Why that video of a girl being dragged from her school desk is so hard to watch (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)

Zachary Hammond shooting: Officer who killed teen avoids criminal charges (Jon Swaine, The Guardian)


7th black church arson in St. Louis area in 2 weeks: A pattern and a problem (Rick Cohen, Nonprofit Quarterly)

911 call: "I'm hiding in the office," says jewelry-store clerk when Bucks player comes to shop (Danielle C. Belton, The Root)

Aziz Ansari won't do an Indian accent on-screen. Here's why (Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times)

Ben Carson is right to compare abortion to slavery (David French, National Review)

Ben Carson's sick historic fantasies: The nonsense GOP front-runner sells his racist, reactionary, low-information base (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Can removing names from college and job applications cut discrimination? (Liz Dwyer, Take Part)

Christie's slanderous take on Black Lives Matter (Reginald T. Jackson, The Star-Ledger, New Jersey)

A conversation on sportswriting and race with Deadspin's Greg Howard (Laura Wagner, NPR)

Disturbing video shows school cop body slam and drag a black female student (Video, Jaeah Lee, Mother Jones)

Diversity is for white people: The big lie behind a well-intended word (Ellen Berrey, Salon)

Expert: Race still a factor in school discipline (Clarece Polke, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Families of victims murdered by illegal aliens storm Washington: "The killer of my only child served only 35 days in jail!" (Katie McHugh, Breitbart)

FBI director concedes he has little evidence to support "Ferguson effect" (Ciara McCarthy, Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian)

FBI director doubles down on linking scrutiny of police with rise in violent crime (Laura Wagner, NPR)

Former MLB player says he was denied ride by taxi driver at LAX (Video, CBS Los Angeles)

Immigration chart: U.S. adding the population of Los Angeles every 3 years (Caroline May, Breitbart)

The impact of ethnicity on health inequalities (Review, David Matthews, Nursing Times)

Jesse Jackson: Convene a national commission on race and poverty (Jesse Jackson, Chicago Sun-Times)

Jim Crow-era travel guides for black families now online through Schomburg (Gustavo Solis, DNAinfo)

Juan Williams: GOP disgraces itself with voter ID push (Juan Williams, The Hill)

The legacy of Brown v. Board II sixty years later: Courts and schools (Gerard Robinson, Education Week)

"Lost" actor responds to critics of biracial daughter playing a black character (Brennan Williams, The Huffington Post)

New Latino super PAC vows to fight anti-immigration rhetoric (Kevin Gray, Fusion)

The number of black men enrolling in U.S. medical school is dwindling (Sam P.K. Collins, Think Progress)

Number of US police officers charged in fatal shootings hits 10-year high (Reuters, The Guardian)

NYC Health Commissioner talks racial inequalities in health (Jonathan Adler, The Harvard Crimson)

NYPD union boss urges Tarantino film boycott over director's comments (Nigel M. Smith, The Guardian)

Ole Miss removes Mississippi flag from campus (Tyler Conway, Bleacher Report)

OpEd: The black boy NOT suspended for staring at white girl (Jason Johnson, NBC News)

The price of union (Nicolas Lemann, The New Yorker)

Quentin Tarantino joins police brutality protest in New York (Benjamin Lee, The Guardian)

Racial controversy at Duke: our historical footprint (Leder, The Duke Chronicle, Duke University, North Carolina)

Racial profiling is not a figment of black people's imagination: Recent study blows the lid off racist policing in Greensboro, North Carolina (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Racial profiling laws: Most US residents want a ban on biased policing: Will federal government prohibit practice? (Aaron Morrison, International Business Times)

Sanders campaign hires prominent Dreamer and immigration activist (Fox News Latino)

A South Carolina cop brutally manhandles young black girl and no one flinches; we have a problem (Grizzard, The Daily Kos)

Study finds lower re-election rates for minority judges (Azure Gilman, Al Jazeera America)

Study: Troop cuts could hurt military diversity (Kristina Wang, The Hill)

Victory over racial profiling: Federal court rules Americans can challenge No Fly List (Ben Norton, Salon)

Video shows officer flipping student in South Carolina, prompting inquiry (Richard Fausset, Ashley Southall, The New York Times)

Voices: What it's like to be black at Georgetown University (Samantha Rhodes (Georgetown University), USA Today)

"Walking while black" can be dangerous too, study finds (Fredrick Kunkle, The Washington Post)

What if Reconstruction hadn't failed? (Annette Gordon-Reed, The Atlantic)

Why do white people keep dressing in blackface? (Jennifer Brett, Atlanta Journal-Constitution)


10 Confederate memorials that still stand (Kali Holloway, AlterNet)

All-black schools need not necessarily be all bad (Joe Brown, The Tampa Tribune)

Ben Carson likens abortion to slavery, wants to see Roe v. Wade overturned (Vanessa Williams, The Washington Post)

"Birth of a Race": The obscure demise of a would-be rebuttal to racism (Radio, R.H. Greene, All Things Considered, NPR)

Black Women Matter, a Poem (Digt, Raven Davidson, The Huffington Post)

Carson in 1999: White people "have no grasp" on history of racial violence in U.S (Andrew Kaczynski, BuzzFeed)

Chris Christie says Black Lives Matter is calling for the "murder of police" (The Guardian)

Chris Christie: Some Black Lives Matter followers call for killing cops (Video, Reena Flores, CBS News)

"Diversity" efforts are band-aids that make us fail to see the elephant in the room: Systemic racism (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Evangelicals discover moral ambiguity on the death penalty (Robert P. Jones, The Atlantic)

EXCLUSIVE: Mexican immigrant - who's married to American - can't return to U.S. because of gang-related tattoos: lawsuit (Andy Mai, Ginger Adams Otis, New York Daily News)

FBI director: Closer scrutiny of police likely contributing to spike in violent crime (Nigel Roberts, The Root)

First black police chief takes charge in Fort Worth (Nigel Roberts, The Root)

Gun control and immigration restrictions are enemies of liberty (Sheldon Richman, Reason)

Homemade clock that led to Texas Muslim teen's arrest is returned (Associated Press, Los Angeles Times)

Marco Rubio: Donald Trump's controversial immigration rhetoric "borders on the absurd" (Maxwell Tani, Business Insider UK)

NYPD: Gun that may have been used in officer's death found (Verena Dobnik (Associated Press), ABC News)

Ole Miss faculty backs students' vote to remove state flag from campus (Nigel Roberts, The Root)

Prison sentences are getting shorter. But racial disparities are getting worse. (Dara Lind, Vox)

Pro-immigration protester kicked, dragged out of Trump rally (Stassa Edwards, Jezebel)

Race-bating? Red-baiting? In heated Maine mayor's race, take your pick. (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Racism hidden in plain view (Robert Kuttner, The Huffington Post)

Remembering the Forgotten black heroes of WWII (Hope Wabuke, The Root)

Remember that time Hollywood was racist? Aziz Ansari does. (Samuel Anderson, Vulture)

Report into Pasadena police killing of unarmed teenager Kendrec McDade to be published (Elizabeth Day, The Guardian)

Slavery's long legacy in a corner of Ohio (Kevin Williams, Al Jazeera America)

Supreme Court to examine racial divide in jury selection (Robert Barnes, The Washington Post)

Ta-Nehisi Coates on why whites like his writing (Felice León, The Daily Beast)

Trump hits Carson, refocuses on immigration (Bradford Richardson, The Hill)

Trump: I'm being "divisive" because I want to win (Video, Real Clear Politics)

Voices: "Aliens?" Not our friends and neighbors (Carmen Pelaez, NBC News)

Wake up America: Democrats at war with the people (Lloyd Marcus, American Thinker)

Welcome to the new Jim Crow: Michelle Alexander is right - our justice system doubles as a racial caste system (Sean Beaudoin, Meg Worden, Salon)

"Where are the black people?" A night with socialists for Bernie (Blake Neff, The Daily Caller)

Where there is no police accountability, justice is tenuous (Leonard Pitts Jr., The Seattle Times)

Would "SNL" have Donald Trump as host if it had Latino cast members? (Eric Deggans, NPR)


66 protesters arrested at police chiefs convention (Chicago Sun-Times)

The disproportionate risks of driving while black (Sharon LaFraniere, Andrew W. Lehren, The New York Times)

FBI chief ties higher police scrutiny to rise in crime (Michael B. Schmidt, Matt Apuzzo, The Boston Globe)

FBI director: "Era of viral videos" may be one reason for violent crime rise (The Guardian)

FBI director's "all lives matter" message clashes with Obama (Will Femia, MSNBC)

Honduras man released from custody after charges of racial profiling by local police (Joseph Tanfani, Los Angeles Times)

Louisiana officers placed on paid leave after fatal police shooting (Associated Press, The Guardian)

More than what is: What ought to be (Cheryl I. Harris, The Huffington Post)

Obama fuels the flames of the anti-cop movement (Michael Goodwin, New York Post)

Oh hey, "Black Lives Matter" - do black opinions on guns matter? (Larry Elder, ThyBlackMan.com)

On duty, under fire (Amy Brittain, The Washington Post)

The racial right: The racist origins of the Christian right wing (Alex Floyd, Brown Political Review)

Taylor Swift's racial blind spot (Amy Zimmerman, The Daily Beast)

"There's your racial divide": Greg Gutfeld notes the irony in New York anti-police rally (Twitchy)

There were fewer black men in medical school in 2014 than in 1978 (Radio, Lauren Silverman, NPR)

This video of a black man defending himself against a racist white woman is going viral (Video, Lyana Robertson, Vibe)

What falling fertility rates say about immigration (Emma Bracy, Attn:)


Ann Coulter: Anyone who supports immigration reform is dumb (Podcast, Brian Tashman, Right Wing Watch)

Black cop says he was unfairly demoted in state with dismal police diversity (Sebastian Murdock, The Huffington Post)

Black Lives Matter rejects DNC's offer of a town-hall event in 2016 race (Dave Boyer, The Washington Times)

Black Panthers: Neither vanguard nor victims (Filmanmeldelse, Tom Slater, Spiked)

The black-white sleep gap (Brian Resnick, National Journal)

College students are making it tougher to ignore racism on campus (Samantha Cowan, Take Part)

Corey Jones was standing on a Fla. highway waiting for a tow truck, so how did he end up dead? Here is everything we know (Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root)

David Blankenhorn: Can rethinking diversity unite us? (David Blankenhorn, The Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah)

The Department of Homeland Security's "baby jails" (Michelle Chen, The Nation)

Diversity and the housing bubble/bust: Yet more data (Steve Sailer, VDARE.com)

Do black voices matter? (William Tucker, Real Clear Energy)

Donald Trump uses 9/11 attacks to sell racist immigration policy (Newsmedia, Dispatch Times)

The enduring legacies of slavery in America: Reflections on "12 Years a Slave" (Lawrence Ware, CounterPunch)

F.B.I. chief links scrutiny of police with rise in violent crime (Michael B. Schmidt, Matt Apuzzo, The New York Times)

Ferguson events reverberate at one-minute play festival (John Eligon, The New York Times)

"Forced busing" didn't fail. Desegregation is the best way to improve our schools (George Theoharis, The Washington Post)

GOP Hispanics to unite against "demonizing" of Latinos before debate (Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News)

Hillary Clinton on private prisons: Candidate no longer accepts funds from private prison lobbyists (Michael Oleaga, Latin Post)

Historical method and the noble lie (Michael Javen Fortner, Boston Review)

How a growing Arkansas town avoided segregation in its two high schools (Meredith Kolodner, PBS Newshour)

Hundreds of detained immigrant families are due for release (Alexandra Starr, NPR)

Immigrant family detention centers are prison-like, critics say, despite order to improve (Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times)

Immigrants are a "significant" entrepreneurial force (Tanvi Misra, CityLab)

Immigration reform news: Following 9-day fast in front of 5th circuit, hunger striker focused on 2016 presidential election (Cedar Attanasio, Latin Times)

In pop culture, white guilt doesn't mean black equality (Alysssa Rosenberg, The Washington Post)

Interracial marriage rates are up in the U.S. (Debbie Encalada, Complex)

Jeff Sessions: "Great danger" of mass amnesty in 2017 (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Larry Lessig: "Black Lives Matter" movement is a response to tyrannical "taxation through citation" system (Video, Real Clear Politics)

Latino voters call for an aggressive agenda to protect the environment (Hector E. Sanchez, The Huffington Post)

Louisiana deportation case based on "racial profiling, corrupt police," according to New York Times editiorial (Richard A. Webster, The Times-Picayune)

Move to the right to win minority votes (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

A new window for racial justice (William D. Adams, The Atlantic)

New York mayor Bill de Blasio talks tough on crime after shooting death of officer Randolph Holder (Mara Gay, The Wall Street Journal)

Obama breaks down "Black Lives Matter" during panel on criminal-justice reform (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

Obama sounds like he's "evolving" on the death penalty (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

Obama's tragic let 'em out fantasy (Heather Mac Donald, The Wall Street Journal)

Outrageous racial profiling of NBA star is emblematic of one of America's most segregated cities (Lindsay Gibbs, Think Progress)

Paul Ryan Speaker of the House: Latino congressman blames House GOP for blocking Ryan's immigration stance (Michael Oleaga, Latin Post)

The post Obama era: Sick with regression (Rasheena Fountain, The Huffington Post)

President Obama defended "Black Lives Matter." But why did he have to? (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Racially exclusionary election in Hawaii green-lighted by federal court (J. Christian Adams, PJ Media)

Rebuilding Baltimore, brick by brick (Leder, The Baltimore Sun)

Report: Immigration and customs enforcement ignores detainees' abuse allegations, pretty much investigates itself (Maria Inés Taracena, Tucson Weekly, Arizona)

Rise up to end police terror (Rob Urie, CounterPunch)

Rubio backs Cruz on tougher penalties for illegal immigrants (Jordain Carney, The Hill)

San Francisco supervisor: Murder by illegal immigrant has become "political pinata," where is outrage for gun control? (Video, Real Clear Politics)

Sean Hannity compares Black Lives Matter movement to the Ku Klux Klan (Video, Desire Thompson, Atlanta Daily World)

A step toward retiring the term "alien" (Ernesto Londoño, The New York Times)

Study: Gentrification doesn't force poor out, but it's harder to move in (Sharon Lurye, Philly Voice)

Trump's birthright citizenship insanity isn't going away: How Texas is trying to screw over the children of immigrants (Eesha Pandit, Salon)

Why calling slaves "workers" is more than an editing error (Laura Isensee, NPR)

Why heavily black schools don't hinder white children from learning (Kay McSpadden, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Will immigration lead to restrictions on gun rights? (Eugene Volokh, The Washington Post)

Wisconsin's graduation rate gap widens to largest in U.S. (Annysa Johnson, Kevin Crowe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin)

Wise moves after an officer dies (Leder, The New York Times)

Wrongly profiled and deported (Leder, The New York Times)


7th St. Louis-area church fire in recent weeks blamed on arson (Video, M. Delatorre, KFOR, St. Louis)

Addressing racial disparity in autism treatment (Dr. John N. Constantino, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Are criminal justice reforms and immigration policy at odds? (Marisa Franco, Jeronimo Saldaña, The Huffington Post)

Asian American entrepreneurs: Most likely to hire other workers (Claire Zillman, Fortune)

Attorneys: Black drummer shot 3 times, never fired his gun (Curt Anderson, Matt Sedensky (Associated Press), ABC News)

Bernie Sanders attracts César Vargas, yet another top immigration activist "feeling the Bern" (Cedar Attanasio, Latin Times)

A black college closed in 1955, but its fading alumni fight to pass on a legacy (Stephanie Shapiro, The Washington Post)

Citizenship for immigrants creates stronger political integration, Stanford research shows (Bethany Augliere, Stanford News)

Corey Jones shot three times by officer during fatal encounter, says lawyer (Richard Luscombe, The Guardian)

EDITORIAL: Race to the bottom (Leder, Las Vegas Review-Journal)

FBI opens hate crime probe in Indiana attack on Muslim woman (Associated Press, The Washington Post)

Fla. drummer killed by plainclothes officer was "running away at some point," "never fired" his gun: Lawyer (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

Harsh lesson of diverse schools: Minority kids learn they're being shortchanged (Joseph Williams, Take Part)

How Charleston's next mayor can help the city erase its stubborn color line (Tom Grubisich, Elizabeth Bowers, Charleston City Paper, South Carolina)

If Mississippi lawmakers won't deal with the flag, students will (Sierra Mannie, Time)

Immigration continues to be Donald Trump's rallying issue (Jenna Johnson, The Washington Post)

Justice Dept. says racial disparities seen in youth incarceration (Kelly Cohen, Washington Examiner)

Make redistricting better by making it color-blind (Jeff Jacoby, The Patriot Post)

Minimum wage vs. immigration: The left's contradiction (John Hinderaker, PowerLine)

Misty Copeland tapped to produce TV dance drama based on her life; will work with former Awkward Black Girl executive producer Tracy Oliver (Yeha Callahan, The Root)

New report shows disconnection among black youths in Montgomery (Donna St. George, The Washington Post)

NYC police officer's slaying puts "drug courts" under scrutiny (Jennifer Peltz, Jake Pearson, Associated Press)

Oakland to borrow Portland employee to start new Dept. of Race and Equity (Steven Tavares, East Bay Citizen)

Obama discusses death penalty, racial profiling (Video, The Marshall Project, The Huffington Post)

Obama got punked (Lee Smith, The Weekly Standard)

Obama praises Black Lives Matter movement for raising policing issues (Video, Ciara McCarthy, The Guardian)

President Obama addresses sentencing reform, lack of policing data and the Black Lives Matter movement (Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post)

Protesters and victims' families rally against police violence in New York (Associated Press, The Guardian)

The race dynamics of online dating: Why are Asian men less "eligible"? (Ravi Mangla, Pacific Standard)

Robert Reich: Demagogues are brazenly lying to you about U.S. immigrants (Robert Reich, Salon)

San Jose police officer fired for combative tweets on Black Lives Matter (Robert Salonga, San Jose Mercury News)

See the changing face of American marriages (Chris Wilson, Time)

Springsteen and Sting on all-star roster for concert on race in America (Melena Ryzik, The New York Times)

The stark racial divide in pay for restaurant workers (Alastair Bland, NPR)

Suspect in fatal shooting of NYPD officer will stand before grand jury this week (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Talking immigration in 2016 (Bobby Cervantes, Houston Chronicle)

Tap routine (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)

Ted Cruz gives "Kate's Law" a second shot (Curt Mills, Washington Examiner)

Trump's campaign promoting racism (Sean Connolly, The Huntington News, Boston)

Where does the "pull up your pants" school of black politics come from? (Leah Donnella, NPR)

White parents fear black schools? Georgia teacher speaks her mind (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

White people talk about their white privilege (Toure, Vice)

Who's burning black churches in St. Louis? (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Why the GOP is going to lose the Asian American vote again... and why it matters (Kumar Rao, The Huffington Post)


Advocates condemn racial disparities in juvenile prisons (Tim Devaney, The Hill)

America's immigration battle by the numbers (Sara Obeidat Abrams, Frontline, PBS)

America's tendency to gloss over racism and slavery, as told through PBS (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Black churches are burning in St. Louis: Are domestic terrorists attempting to strike at the heart of the black community? (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Blacks will transform America, and free themselves, but not at the ballot box in 2016 (Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report)

"Black to the Future" is a searing indictment of "post-racial America" (Kirsten West Savali, The Root)

Boom! Wham! Zowie! GOP wolves looking for sheep (Roger Simon, Politico)

Can race predict wealth? (Alexia Fernández Campbell, National Journal)

Carson avoids facing facts on Confederate flag (David Person, Montgomery Advertiser)

Corey Jones shooting: officer involved had previous suspension threat (Jon Swaine Ciara McCarthy, The Guardian)

Crimes without punishment? (Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times)

District lines should be colorblind (Jeff Jacoby, The Boston Globe)

DNC gives blessing to Black Lives Matter presidential town hall - but won't add debate (Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump says Paul Ryan is "weak on immigration" (Allison Elkin, Bloomberg)

Four myths about immigrants (Robert Reich, The Christian Science Monitor)

History class and the fictions about race in America (Alia Wong, The Atlantic)

How immigration enforcement tempts cops into racial profiling (Dara Lind, Vox)

How Texas teaches history (Ellen Bresler Rockmore, The New York Times)

The hurtful Confederate flag at Harvard (S. Allen Counter, The Harvard Crimson)

If Congress wants to reduce incarceration, why did Senate Republicans try to expand it? (Dara Lind, Vox)

Immigration is an important dimension in how we understand gentrification across US cities (Jackelyn Hwang, The London School of Economics and Political Science)

Immigration report finds systemic detention failures (Amanda Sakuma, MSNBC)

The impact of immigration on public health systems (Dr. Robert Carter, In Homeland Security)

Marco Rubio accuses media of ignoring "sanctuary cities" issue in favour of Cecil the lion (Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian)

Mass murderers don't have a race when they're white (Matthew Wills, JSTOR Daily)

The most important debate in immigration economics right now, explained (Dylan Matthews, Vox)

Move the U.S. forward, not backward, on immigration (Læserbrev, The Denver Post)

New York City activists ticket residents of gentrified neighborhood (Ashoka Jegroo, Truth Out)

On immigration reform, California issues a bold message (Angie Junck, The Huffington Post)

Opinion: Are criminal justice reforms and immigration policy at odds? (Marisa Franco, Fox News Latino)

The Oscars and Chris Rock: Will it work? (Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times)

The Oscars: Host Chris Rock enters stage at race-aware moment (Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times)

Paul Ryan's Achilles heel with conservatives could be immigration. And it's complicated. (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

Race and beyond: The long, reenergized fight to improve policing in Baltimore (Sam Fulwood III, Center for American Progress)

Report: ICE "complicit" in hiding violations at detention centers (Renee Lewis, Al Jazeera America)

Republican mounts uphill bid to be first Navajo in Congress (Brooke Singman, Fox News)

Rush: Dems are using LEGAL immigration to "change the demographics" of red states [VIDEO] (Video, Christian Datoc, The Daily Caller)

San Francisco officials reaffirm status as immigrant sanctuary (CBS News)

St. Louis police add patrols trying to crack string of fires set at churches (Christine Byers, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Slavery did not die honestly (David W. Blight, The Atlantic)

The story of Wall Street's first black millionaire (Shane White, The Atlantic)

Students take racist comments and spread them all over campus (Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post)

The Supreme Court should seize the chance to strike down voter discrimination (Nina Perales, The Washington Post)

Ta-Nehisi Coates on racism, Confederate monuments, the costs of being black in America (Max Blau, Atlanta Magazine)

"This is a story about America": Short doc explores family's immigration story (Erin Kim, NBC News)

The two Asian Americas (Karan Mahajan, The New Yorker)

We're not racist... are we? The case for affirmative action in Fisher v. U of Texas (Steve Nelson, The Huffington Post)

Which skin colour are you? The human swatch chart that confronts racism (Tom Seymour, The Guardian)

Why black family violence deserves more attention (Steve Bogira, Chicago Reader)

Why Black Lives Matter still confounds Democrats (Joy-Ann Reid, The Daily Beast)

Why racism is terrible for everyone's health (Heather Tirado Gilligan, JSTOR Daily)


Anti-police graffiti pops up again in North Carolina suburb (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Are race-based elections legal? In Hawaii, maybe. (Lucy Schouten, The Christian Science Monitor)

Asian Americans speak out against a decades-old "model minority" myth (Yanan Wang, The Washington Post)

Black Lives Matter calls for additional Democratic debates (P.R. Lockhart, The American Prospect)

The case of Corey Jones: Are black men sitting ducks as plainclothes officers shoot them as prey? (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

Civil rights lawyer hired by family of black man killed by officer in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (Arian Campo-Flores, The Wall Street Journal)

DOJ reports prompt Missouri Supreme Court to launch Commission on Racial Fairness (Sam Wright, Above the Law)

Fragile Baltimore struggles to heal after deadly police encounter (Sheryl Gay Stolberg, The New York Times)

Has the U.S. really shifted on deportations? (Sarah Childress, Frontline, PBS)

History class and the fictions about race in America (Alia Wong, The Atlantic)

How doctors can confront racial bias in medicine (Rachel Pearson, Scientific American)

How the killings of four black men by police changed Seattle. And didn't (Christopher T. Bayley, Seattle Weekly)

Is there "white backlash" to Latino immigration? Author says yes (Stephen A. Nuño, NBC News)

Malcolm X suggests cure to racism in newly-discovered handwritten letter (Kimberley Richards, The Huffington Post)

Minnesota's governor delivers race rant on immigration [updated] (John Hinderaker, PowerLine)

Mitt Romney still doesn't want to talk about race in the Mormon church (JFeinauer, Patheos)

NAACP's return to segregation (Læserbrev, The Citizen, Fayetteville, Georgia)

The NYPD fails to learn the lessons of past bigotries (Garrett Epps, The Atlantic)

Obama is about to take massive immigration action "far scarier than anyone could have imagined" (Randy DeSoto, Western Journalism)

Obama moves to mainstream illegal immigrant students (Video, Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times)

Plainclothes cop fatally shoots drummer, claims he was armed (Andy Campbell, The Huffington Post)

Police leaders join call to cut prison rosters (Timothy Williams, The New York Times)

Police violence challenges political narrative (Agnes Chan, The Brown Daily Herald, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island)

The political education of Ben Carson (Jon Ward, Yahoo)

The racial discrimination embedded in modern medicine (Lindsey Konkel, Newsweek)

The racism of history textbooks (Livia Gershon, JSTOR Daily)

Refuting myth with truth: Beyond "erase-ism" to repentance (Lindsey Paris-Lopez, Patheos)

Rubio veers right in latest immigration twist (Seung Min Kim, Politico)

"Sanctuary cities" bill on Senate floor is unsafe and unwise (Michael Shank, Ph.D., The Huffington Post)

San Francisco votes to keep shielding immigrants from deportation officials (Laura M. Holson, The New York Times)

Senate Republicans fail in push to punish "sanctuary cities" (Elise Foley, The Huffington Post)

(Some) Black Lives Matter (Cameron Gray, Ricochet)

St. Louis officials believe arsons at 6 black churches are linked (John Eligon, Monica Davey, The New York Times)

Store owner apologizes for NBA player being refused service (Andrew Wagner (Associated Press), The Washington Post)

Texas teen arrested over homemade clock: "I'm glad this happened to me" (Joanna Walters, The Guardian)

U.S. deports Honduran man despite evidence of racial profiling (Joseph Tanfani, Brian Bennett, Los Angeles Times)

Virginia man shot by off-duty officer at car wash was not armed, police say (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Virginia student Martese Johnson sues state liquor agents after bloody arrest (Joanna Walters, The Guardian)

Voices: A middle ground in the immigration debate (Alan Gomez, USA Today)

Washington Post op-ed cheers: Mass immigration will destroy NRA, second amendment (Katie McHugh, Breitbart)

When racists tried to strike Star Wars (BBC Trending)

Whites need not apply for poetry publication (Clay Waters, The Federalist)

Why Jim Webb's focus on white, working-class voters was so short-sighted (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)


5 predominantly black Mo. churches burn, arson suspected (CBS News)

6 fires at St. Louis-area churches under investigation (Jim Salter (Associated Press), ABC News)

As America desegregates, will civil rights protections suffer? (Brentin Mock, City Lab)

Baby names: Should it matter if they indicate your race? (Katherine Reynolds Lewis, The Washington Post)

Black candidates are perceived as more liberal than similar white candidates, and this may be hurting them at the ballot box (Matthew L. Jacobsmeier, The London School of Economics and Political Science)

Cosby Show dreams and African American financial realities (Antonio Moore, The Huffington Post)

CSI: Cyber's Black Lives Matter episode is a racist's wet dream (Kate Knibbs, Gizmodo)

Davis Merritt: What happens when whites aren't majority? (Davis Merritt, The Wichita Eagle, Kansas)

Debt limit, highways wait as Republicans tackle sanctuary cities (Niels Lesniewski, Roll Call)

The evidence that white children benefit from integrated schools (Anya Kamenetz, NPR)

Georgetown social network accused of racial profiling is suspended (Terrence McCoy The Washington Post)

Heather Mac Donald explodes criminal justice myths (Video, John Hinderaker, PowerLine)

Here's the uncomfortable truth about what dating is like as a biracial person (Jaya Saxena, Mic)

"Ho Chi Chin" signs target Maine mayoral candidate Ben Chin (Traci G. Lee, Chris Fuchs, NBC News)

Homan Square revealed: how Chicago police "disappeared" 7,000 people (Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian)

How 2 racist trolls got a ridiculous Star Wars boycott trending on Twitter (Genevieve Koski, Vox)

How a diverse yet divided school blended "segregated" classes (Ben Stocking, Seattle Times)

Immigration can be wonderful, when it's legal (Dan Hannan, Washington Examiner)

Immigration policy worth the debate (Leder, The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)

The inequality of who gets hit by cars (Lindsey Cook, U.S. News and World Report)

In Iowa, GOP-leaning voters give voice to worries over immigrants (Maddie Hanna, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

It's not "just a costume" (Nicole Dan, The Independent Florida Alligator)

Jane the Virgin proves diversity is more than skin deep (Diana Martinez, The Atlantic)

Job discrimination, based on a name (Debatindlæg, Morgan Jenkins, Devon Carbado, Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Carissa Romero, Freada Kapor Klein, The New York Times)

Making more doctors of color, one bus trip at a time (Video, Miriam Zoila Pérez, ColorLines)

Malcolm X's long-lost handwritten letter proclaims: White Americans' racism could be solved if they converted to Islam (Billy Hallowell, The Blaze)

Memo to GOP: Curb immigration or quit | Commentary (Sen. Jeff Sessions, Rep. Dave Brat, Roll Call)

A misguided resolution to the culture wars (Peter Berkowitz, Real Clear Politics)

Mississippi lawmaker apologizes over "black judge" comment (Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press)

One woman's battle to change the rhetoric surrounding race (NationSwell, The Huffington Post)

Positive racial identity important for achievement: Collaborative to study solutions (Charlee Song, WESA, Pittsburgh)

"Project Greenlight" descends further into racial controversy with new episode: "Hot Ghetto Mess" (Justin Wm. Moyer, The Washington Post)

Proposal to diversify Oakland police misses the mark (Chip Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle)

Racial identity can determine health, study finds (Esther J. Cepeda, Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico)

Respectability politics, Booker T. Washington, and the black social gospel (Gary Dorrien, The Huffington Post)

South Carolina police deny claims that officer threatened teen he fatally shot (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Stand Your Ground convictions reveal clear racial bias (Tom Jacobs, Pacific Standard)

These numbers bust the model minority myth (Francie Diep, Pacific Standard)

This is what happens when writers' rooms aren't diverse (Video, Aisha Harris, Jacob T. Swinney, Slate)

The unraveling of the city's racially restrictive covenants (Kirsten Delegard, Southwest Journal, Minneapolis)

Usher on racial injustice, inspiration behind new song, "Chains" (Video, CBS News)

Usher's new video confronts racial injustice like you've never seen (Brennan Williams, The Huffington Post)

Vigil marks what would have been Tony Robinson's 20th birthday (Video, Jennifer Kliese, WKOW, Madison, Wisconsin)

What a Trump presidency would mean for native people (Yeah, it's as crazy as you'd expect) (Gyasi Ross, Indian Country Today Media Network)

What ever happened to Obama's sweeping executive actions on immigration? (Jerry Markon, The Washington Post)

Why white people marched for Black Lives Matter at CicLAvia (Dexter Thomas, Los Angeles Times)


3 questions African Americans should ask Ted Cruz (Jason Johnson, NBC News)

After shootings, varying shades of recovery at Charleston church (Richard Fausset, The New York Times)

Alabama has seen a decline in its Spanish speaking population (John Sharp, Al.com, Alabama)

Arizona senator seeks Hispanic voters in re-election bid with "Unidos con McCain" campaign (Fox News Latino)

Arson suspected after five fires in ten days at black churches in St. Louis (Atoosa Moinzadeh, Vice News)

As GOP debate comes to Boulder, a clash of ideas on immigration (Mark K. Matthews, The Denver Post)

Black Lives Matter, redlining and the long shadow of history (Rachel Hinton, The DePaulia, DePaul University, Chicago)

Black power's coolest radicals (but also a gang of ruthless killers) (Andrew Anthony, The Guardian)

Discerning fact from fiction in the Texas immigrant birth certificate situation (Taylor Millard, Hot Air)

Do you have a Cherokee in your family tree? (Gregory D. Smithers, History News Network)

"Grant Park:" the long hard road of American race relations (Boganmeldelse, Blanca Torres, The Seattle Times)

Has Captain America become Captain Anti-America? (Rudy Takala, Washington Examiner)

"I am the grandson of a slave" (Tale, Julian Bond (2010), Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Kentucky prosecutor says being Hispanic is "probable cause" for traffic stops: video (Video, Nicole Hensley, New York Daily News)

King: Rubio primary win wouldn't lock up Latino vote (Ledyard King, Florida Today)

Marco Rubio and immigration reform: the devilry is in the detail (Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian)

Open doors and lingering pain at Charleston church where 9 were killed (Richard Fausset, The New York Times)

Race in America: Changing reality by facing it (Randi Weingarten, The Huffington Post)

Study: Race and sex appeal determine how much we tip, not quality of service (The Grio)

Trump: My immigration policies would have prevented 9/11 (Bradford Richardson, The Hill)

US Justice Department creates new post to combat domestic terrorism and extremism (Jonah Hicap, Christian Today)

The voice of a misunderstood black millenial voter (Lindsay Hoffman, The Huffington Post)

White pols still don't get it: What Hillary and Bernie still need to understand about #BlackLivesMatter (Kenneshea Allums (Demos), Salon)

Why hasn't this key government post been filled? (William Yeomans, Reuters)


Asian-Americans and stereotypes (Læserbreve, The New York Times)

Beyond "Aunt Jemima": A taste of African American culinary heritage (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

A black pioneer honors his white mentor (Dan Rodricks, The Baltimore Sun)

Clinton goes on the attack over voting rights in Alabama (Vanessa Williams, The Washington Post)

Confederate emblem a sticky election topic in Miss. (Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press)

Drivers show signs of racial bias at crosswalks, initial study finds (Andy Campbell, The Huffington Post)

Ending the cycle of racial isolation (Leder, The New York Times)

Fleeing violence, finding detention: One family's year in US lock-up (E. Tammy Kim, Al Jazeera America)

Hillary Clinton: Alabama voter ID law "a blast from the Jim Crow past" (William Bigelow, Breitbart)

How a federal judge navigates immigrant birth rights in Texas (Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor)

In Alabama, Clinton goes after Republicans on voting rights (Bill Barrow, Associated Press)

Judge allows Texas to deny birth certificates to children of immigrants (Associated Press, Al Jazeera America)

Judge says Texas can continue denying birth certificates to immigrants' kids (Eyder Peralta, NPR)

Ku Klux Klan recruiting in Northeast Pennsylvania for a new era (Jerry Lynott, Times Leader, Pennsylvania)

Meet the women who created #BlackLivesMatter (Judith Ohikware, Cosmopolitan)

Muslim-American immigrants (The Globalist)

Obama previews his criminal justice reform tour (Video, Reena Flores, CBS News)

Political, economic perils of inequality (Henry Dubroff, John J. Huggins, The Denver Post, Colorado)

Reclaiming Southern pride (Tyler Bishop, The Atlantic)

Someone is burning black churches again - this time in St. Louis (Bethania Palma Markus, Raw Story)

Trump: "I agree" with changing legal immigration away from family-based system and towards merit-based system (Video, Ian Hanchett, Breitbart)

Unarmed, 19 years old and black Kendrec McDade died in a hail of US police bullets. Three years on, his mother still seeks justice (Elizabeth Day, The Guardian)

Where hostility to immigrants can lead (OPINION) (Mark Matsushima, The Oregonian)


47 years ago, Olympian John Carlos raised his fist for equality (Juliet Spies-Gans, The Huffington Post)

A 58-year-old black man reflects on the death around him (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

ACLU sues Missouri schools for denying tuition benefits to illegal immigrants (Peter Fricke, Campus Reform)

Ann Coulter gets grilled for being anti-immigrant and pro-Trump on "The View" (Marlow Stern, The Daily Beast)

Ann Coulter: If immigration continues like this, "we will have 100 years of Obamas" (Lana Shadwick, Breitbart)

Ann Coulter tries - and fails, spectacularly - to defend her white privilege to the women of "The View" (Scott Eric Kaufman, Salon)

Anti-immigration legislation makes cities and citizens less safe (Lindsay Schubiner, Michael Shank, The Hill)

Bill O'Reilly's absurd "Black KKK" lie: Explaining the history that dismantles his slanderous Black Lives Matter crusade (Chancey DeVega, Salon)

Black group increases outreach to Latinos (Joshua Stewart, San Diego Union Tribune)

Body cams, smart guns and tracking darts: policing and the internet of things (Andy Meek, The Guardian)

Breast cancer is especially dangerous for black and Hispanic women (Erin Schumaker, The Huffington Post)

Can we talk? Some tough love steps to ending racism in our time (Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner, The Huffington Post)

Donald Trump's raging xenophobia: He'd never demand a white Harvard student tell him where he's "from" (Paula Young Lee, Salon)

The effects of seeing Asian-Americans as a "model minority" (Debatindlæg, Bernadette Lim, Kim Wong Keltner, Karthick Ramakrishnan, Min Zhou, Buck Gee, The New York Times)

Election 2016: Hillary Clinton continues appeal for Latino vote with campaign iniative, endorsement (Selena Hill, Latin Post)

Georgia sheriff's deputies acquitted of manslaughter in Matthew Ajibade death (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Georgia Tech punishes fraternity accused of racial slurs (Associated Press, The New York Times)

The great "sanctuary city" slander (Leder, The New York Times)

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce says Martin O'Malley has best presidential immigration plan (Cedar Attanasio, Latin Times)

Honduran men face deportation after alleged profiling by Louisiana police (Associated Press, The Guardian)

How blacks get screwed by U.S. health care (Jake Whitney, The Daily Beast)

How the war on drugs creates violence (Danielle Allen, The Washington Post)

If this is a war, then Black Lives Matter is losing (Mumia Abu-Jamal, CounterPunch)

The immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 turns 50 (Philip E. Wolgin, Center for American Progress)

It took me years to believe that black lives matter. Now here's what I need from you (Marcus Harrison Green, Yes Magazine)

The last of the Redskins (Luis Hernandez, Visalia Times-Delta, Californien)

NAACP decries "lynching" Halloween display in Utah (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

Never eligible to vote, young immigrant plays key role in Clinton campaign (Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times)

New York City police recruits to watch a play for training (Mark Kennedy, Associated Press)

Police killings of blacks: What the data says (Sendhil Mullanathan, The New York Times)

The politics of distrust (Jay Cost, The Wall Street Journal)

Quentin Tarantino thinks it's really hard to be a white man directing movies in Hollywood (Noah Berlatsky, Quartz)

Race shouldn't overshadow economic class concerns (Kalman R. Hettleman, The Baltimore Sun)

The rarity of black faces, not "Otello" in blackface, should be issue in opera (Anne Midgette, The Washington Post)

Recognizing the racialized reality of the American Dream (Madelynne Wager, The Huffington Post)

San Antonio GOP head: Republican party has evolved into "the most anti-immigrant group of people that you are going to find." (Taylor Millard, Hot Air)

Talking race and "blackface" in opera: the long version (Anne Midgette, The Washington Post)

Ta-Nehisi Coates: It's never enough to win the argument logically (John Hockenberry, PRI)

Tamir Rice's family calls for special prosecutor in shooting investigation (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Teaching the truth about America's history: Only the truth can make us free (Marian Wright Edelman, The Huffington Post)

Ted Cruz plans "religious liberty" rally at college that claimed Bible backing for racist policies (Peter Montgomery, Right Wing Watch)

Usher and Nas make powerful statement on minority lives lost in Tidal exclusive "Chains" (Chris Riotta, Mic)

Who's to blame for mass incarceration? (Boganmeldelse, Donna Murch, Boston Review)

Why #AllLivesMatter is not a solution to America's race problem (Kiara Imani Williams, The Huffington Post)


Activists urge North Carolina governor to veto anti-immigrant bill (Kenrya Rankin Naasel, Colorlines)

Affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, UCLA law professor argues (Ellie Potter (University of Richmond), The College Fix)

Are sanctuary cities the new Confederates? (Victor Davis Hanson, National Review)

Baltimore protesters disrupt police chief meeting with overnight city hall sit-in (Video, Associated Press, The Guardian)

Bernie Sanders met Sandra Bland's mom and didn't tell anyone (Ryan Grenoble, The Huffington Post)

The black immigration network (Larry Aubry, Los Angeles Sentinel)

Black, white and red: Atlantic history points to new understanding of Columbus' context (Steve Haycox, Alaska Dispatch News)

Border surge children still waiting for court dates; many are no-shows (Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times)

Captain America beats up on illegal immigration opponents in latest issue [VIDEO] (Chuck Ross, The Daily Caller)

Clinton comes alive with Latino audience in Texas (Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times)

Clinton takes swipe at Obama, says she'll reform immigration without deporting (Video, Fox News Latino)

Conservatives sharpen knives over Ryan's immigration past (Seung Min Kim, Politico)

Divide between police and minorities must be addressed, FBI director says (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Donald Trump supporters spit on immigration activist as rally turns violent (Sophia Tesfaye, Salon)

Eric Garner and Tamir Rice among those missing from FBI record of police killings (Jon Swaine, Oliver Laughland, The Guardian)

From Chocolate City to Latte City: Being black in the new D.C. (Petula Dvorak, The Washington Post)

Homeland Security email points to ongoing racial profiling by local police (Joseph Tanfani, Brian Bennett, Los Angeles Times)

How not to offend mixed-race families (Diedre Anthony, The Huffington Post)

Imagined Aryans and the banality of history (Griffin Smith- Nichols, The Cornell Daily Sun, New York)

Immigration activists say appeals court is stalling on making executive action ruling (Fox News Latino)

Immigration creates its own wall inside GOP field (John Harwood, CNBC)

Immigration lesson: Most new Texans are from Asia, not Mexico (Bud Kennedy, Forth Worth Star-Telegram)

Immigration reform 2015: North Carolina immigrant activists blast "racial profiling" in proposed undocumented crackdown law (Aaron Morrison, Interntional Business Times)

Inadvertently released DHS email reveals ongoing profiling near the border (Joseph Tanfani, Brian Bennett, Los Angeles Times)

Is Jeb Bush right that children being as poor as their parents "has nothing to do with race?" (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Jason Goolsby: "I feared for my life. I didn't want to die" (Rachel Sadon, DCist)

Jorge Ramos on 2055 and the wave of Asian immigrants (Jorge Ramos, Fusion)

Meet the student who got the Democratic candidates to discuss Black Lives Matter (Video, Samantha-Jo Roth, The Huffington Post)

Mel Brooks never plays favorites, except with "Blazing Saddles" (Bill Ervolino, The Record, New Jersey)

Mitch Landrieu announces study of racial disparities in city contracts (Robert McClendon, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans)

New report reveals disparities throughout Asian America in Western U.S. (Emil Guillermo, NBC News)

A no-go area for those arrested? (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Puerto Rico immigration: Island population loses 64,000 to mainland, according to census data (Cedar Attanasio, Latin Times)

Racial profiling in retail hasn't gone away, it's just gone digital (Clinton Yates, The Guardian)

Shaun King: Trump's immigration policy resembles Nazi Germany - and we should be terrified (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Sheriff Clarke calls out Juan Williams over "pathetic plantation politics": You've "gone over to other side" (Video, Robert Kraychik, BizPac Review)

South Korea? Trump's "Where are you from?" moment (Asma Khalid, NPR)

States are cracking down on "sanctuary cities" (Alan Gomez, USA Today)

Stores using app to detect shoplifters accused of racial profiling (Video, CBS News)

Texas city abruptly cancels meeting on police tasing and arrest of councilman (Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times)

This map shows the racial makeup of every block in N.J. (Kort, Stephen Stirling, The Star-Ledger, New Jersey)

An unarmed teen flashed his brights at a cop and ended up dead (Daniel Marans, Matt Ferner, The Huffington Post)

What are the unwritten bylaws of black privilege? (Claudia Rankine, Elle)

What can reforming solitary confinement teach us about reducing mass incarceration? (Taylor Pendergrass, The Marshall Project)

White parents of black children: You can't do this alone (Rachel Garlinghouse, The Huffington Post)

Without naming Trump, Obama again tweaks GOP hopeful on immigration policies (Steven Mufson, The Washington Post)

Women are the staunchest and most effective immigration patriots (Ian Smith, The Daily Caller)

Young people aren't talking enough about immigration. This will change that. (Katie Dupere, Mashable)


2016 Democratic candidates answer whether "Black Lives Matter, or All Lives Matter" (Liz Rowley, Mic)

Being black - but not too black - in the workplace (Adia Harvey Wingfield, The Atlantic)

Ben Carson challenges Trump for the anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim vote (Algernon Austin, The Huffington Post)

Bernie, black votes matter (Jenice Armstrong, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Bernie Sanders' answer to Black Lives Matter question has come a long way (Rachel Krantz, Bustle)

The biggest gulf between the Democratic and GOP debates was on immigration (Adrian Carrasquillo, BuzzFeed)

Black liberation: 9 books every black man needs to read (Bill Johnson II, The Huffington Post)

Black Lives Matter activists looking for more from Bernie Sanders (Darren Sands, BuzzFeed)

Border patrol accused of profiling and abuse (Fernanda Santos, The New York Times)

Criminal-justice discussions over dinner with John Legend (Dan Satterberg, The Seattle Times)

Democratic debate spotlights health care for illegal immigrants (Louise Radnofsky, The Wall Street Journal)

Democratic debate: Why did CNN have Don Lemon ask about race and Juan Carlos Lopez ask about immigration? (Dara Lind, Vox)

Democrats take Trump, GOP to task on divisive immigration rhetoric (Video, Amanda Sakuma, MSNBC)

Dems address immigration as if it were a serious issue involving real people (Tim Rogers, Fusion)

"Do #BlackLivesMatter or do #AllLivesMatter?" This is how the Democratic debaters answered. (Charles Pulliam-Moore, Fusion)

Do white and Asian lives matter to the Democrats? (Thomas Lifson, American Thinker)

Everyone but Jim Webb says Black Lives Matter (Gideon Resnick, The Daily Beast)

Fate of Obama's landmark immigration order in doubt (Lomi Kriel, Houston Chronicle)

First Democratic debate draws mixed reviews among Latino organizations (Andre F. Puglie, Latin Post)

The future of work: Can minority Americans shift the labor debate to the left? (Gary Segura, Pacific Standard)

Hillary Clinton & Martin O'Malley spar over immigration reform (Video, Zaid Jilani (AlterNet), Democracy Now!)

Hispanic Heritage Month: a time to celebrate--and to break down barriers (Haydee Morales, The Huffington Post)

How did Democratic candidates do? Our Latino panel weighs in (Stephen A. Nuño, NBC News)

How immigration makes income inequality worse in the US. (Ping Xu, James C. Garand, Ling Zhu, The London School of Economics and Political Science)

How racism is hurting our nation's foster children (DaShanne Stokes, The Huffington Post)

How the U.S. criminal justice system operates as a debt-based system of racial control (Ebony Slaughter, AlterNet)

Illegal immigration: Myths, half-truths and a hole in Trump's wall (Kurt Eichenwald, Newsweek)

The immigrants it once shut out bring new life to Pennsylvia town (Radio, Eleanor Klibanoff, All Things Considered, NPR)

Immigration actually isn't Hispanic voters' top issue (Video, Kate Grumke, Newsy)

The making of Asian America (Angela Chen, JSTOR Daily)

Man who said Chicago police tortured him is released after two decades (Associated Press, The Guardian)

A mean-spirited immigration bill in North Carolina (Raul A. Reyes, The Hill)

Micronesians: The untold story of American immigration (Chad Blair, The Huffington Post)

Minnesota's changed immigration patterns, giffed (Nate Sommer, TwinCities.com, Minnesota)

My Latin paradigm and growing up Latina in education (Mariaelena Marcano, The Huffington Post)

The natural: The trouble portraying blackness in video games (Evan Narcisse, Kotaku)

A new emphasis on race and gender in Democratic debate (Vanessa Williams, The Washington Post)

Note to Dems: Simply not being racist isn't enough on immigration reform (Julianne Hing, The Nation)

On this day in 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. was announced as the Nobel Peace Prize winner (Danielle Young, The Root)

Racial justice issues ignored during CNN's GOP debate get airtime during Democratic debate (Media Matters)

Racial prism alters response to nation's heroin crisis (Rod Watson, The Buffalo News, New York)

Racism in the Democratic Party (Chris Ladd, Houston Chronicle)

The separatist gospel of Louis Farrakhan (Jason Parham, Gawker)

Ta-Nehisi Coates: "We made that decision" to have mass incarceration (Video, PBS Newshour)

The truth about "the Asian advantage" and "model minority myth" (Sahra Vang Nguyen, The Huffington Post)

Unarmed and killed by police: A closer look (Nick Selby, Real Clear Policy)

Video appears to show Baltimore policeman spitting on handcuffed suspect (Victoria Cavaliere, Reuters)

Welfare: Who's on it, who's not? (F. Roger Devlin, Henry Wolff, American Renaissance)

Working-class Americans feel screwed. I heard it across the entire country (Chris Arnade, The Guardian)


4 debate questions for Hillary Clinton, courtesy of Black Lives Matter (Terrell Jermaine Starr, The Week)

10 immigration questions for the Democratic debate, Part II (Jon Feere, The Hill)

ABC producer opens up about bigotry she faced doing her job (Judah Robinson, The Huffington Post)

America's long, dark history of "objectively reasonable" murder (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Asians, Pacific Islanders now West's fastest growing immigrant group (Chris Jennewein, Times of San Diego)

Bernie Sanders at Democratic debate: "Black lives matter" (Aaron Sankin, The Daily Dot)

Bernie Sanders' challenge: Move beyond white latte liberals (Wayne Besen, Falls Church News-Press, Virginia)

Bernie Sanders likely to face scrutiny on immigration (Maggie Haberman, The New York Times)

Bernie Sanders's big black voter problem (Janell Ross, The Washington Times)

Black Lives Matter shouldn't settle for Democratic candidates' promises to end private prisons (Dara Lind, Vox)

Black people "three times more likely" to be Tasered (Damien Gayle, The Guardian)

Credit scores in America perpetuate racial injustice. Here's how (Sarah Ludwig, The Guardian)

Cruz: "There is no stronger advocate of legal immigration" (Radio, Julie Englander, Katherine Perkins, Iowa Public Radio)

Democratic debate: Do black lives matter? (Video, Reena Flores, CBS News)

Democratic presidential hopefuls say black lives do matter (Daniel White, Time)

Democrats express strong support for "Black Lives Matter" movement (Colin Daleida, Mashable)

Democrats show sympathies on immigration, a complex issue of daily life in Texas (Brandi Grissom, The Dallas Morning News)

Detention of black teens by police outside D.C. bank sparks protests (Peter Hermann, Victoria St. Martin, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump tells the Guardian police body cameras "need federal funding" (Video, Ben Jacobs, The Guardian)

Don't ban "Redskins" - sports should stay politically incorrect (Bre Payton, The Federalist)

Editorial: The source of the "Asian advantage" isn't Asian values (Janelle S. Wong, NBC News)

Expert who called Tamir Rice death "reasonable" talks police shootings - video (Video, The Guardian)

Eyes wide shut on killings by cops: The press has stepped up where the federal government has failed miserably (Errol Louis, New York Daily News)

Faking race on the left (Derrick Wilburn, American Thinker)

The future Democratic presidential nominee think Black Lives Matter* (Ryan J. Reilly, Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Here are the immigration positions of the candidates (and rumored candidates) for the next House Speaker (Chris Chmielenski, NumbersUSA)

How does Silicon Valley compete? It opens its doors to immigrants (Thomas Lee, San Francisco Chronicle)

How Memphis gave us "Main Street of Black America" (Randy Dotinga, The Christian Science Monitor)

How to teach gerrymandering and its many subtle, hard problems (Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing)

Illegal immigration is the issue of our time and reason Trump leads the race (Rush Limbaugh, rushlimbaugh.com)

Immigration alone won't woo Latino voters (Ali Schultz, The Nevada Sagebrush)

Immigration could be a major issue in Nevada's Democratic debate. Here's why. (Elise Foley, The Huffington Post)

The immigration issues that Democratic presidential candidates should tackle (Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, Think Progress)

Immigration reform news: Latino USA documents how DREAMers changed a national debate (Cedar Attanasio, Latin Times)

In courts, running out the clock on Obama immigration plan (Michael D. Shear, Julia Preston, The New York Times)

In first debate, Democratic candidates mostly agree on immigration, but barely mention Latinos (Video, Fox News Latino)

In Los Angeles, increasing neighborhood diversity means that segregation is on the decline (William A.V. Clark, Eva Andersson, John Osth, Bo Malmberg, The London School of Economics and Political Science)

Is DOJ focus on Chinese espionage racial profiling? (Ross Todd, P.J. D'Annunzio, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

It isn't just Asian Immigrants who thrive in the U.S. (Noah Smith, Bloomberg View)

The Knick's Andre Holland: "I don't want to be 'the black friend'" (Sarah Hughes, The Guardian)

A legal stall on Obama's immigration actions? (Leder, Los Angeles Times)

Liberal cynicism and double standards on race (David Limbaugh, Town Hall)

The many problems with the term "white" (Rubin Friedman, Anita Bromberg, Asian Pacific Post, Canada)

Marco Rubio and the "Gang of Eight" immigration bill (Dustin Hawkins, About News)

Muslim groups can pursue civil rights lawsuit against NYPD, court rules (Reuters, The Guardian)

Native Americans speak on immigration. And it's amazing. (John Paul Brammer, Blue Nation Review)

Native lives matter, too (Lydia Millet, The New York Times)

Obama's tragic legacy for black Americans (Jason L. Riley, The Wall Street Journal)

Officers charged in Freddie Gray's death ask to have statements thrown out (Caitlin Goldblatt, The Guardian)

Photo finish? Not quite (Noemie Emery, Washington Examiner)

Police used taser on Texas city councilman as he was kneeling on ground (Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times)

Premilla Nadasen on domestic workers, poverty, cops & what is to be done (David Henry Sterry, The Huffington Post)

Progressives stuck in 1963 (David L. Hunter, American Thinker)

Prominent Native American voices talk landmark California R-word ban (Simon Moya-Smith, Indian Country Today Media Network)

Quentin Tarantino tells "black critics" his race is irrelevant (Ben Child, The Guardian)

Read 19-year-old Mike Huckabee slamming racists in his 1973 column (Andrew Kaczynski, Christopher Massie, BuzzFeed)

Rihanna talks racism in music industry: "It never ends, it's still a thing" (The Grio)

Rupert Murdoch is deviant scum (Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone)

The secret surveillance of "suspicious" blacks in one of the nation's poshest neighborhoods (Terrence McCoy, The Washington Post)

Senator Elizabeth Warren boldly emphasizes importance of Black Lives Matter (Michael Sainato, The Huffington Post)

Sheriff Clarke SLAMS Hillary; "willing to prostitute herself to secure black vote" (Alicia Powe, BizPac Review)

Statement by officers in Freddie Gray case admissible, Baltimore court rules (Caitlin Goldblatt, The Guardian)

Study: Los Angeles neighborhoods have gotten more diverse (Jeff Wattenhofer, Curbed Los Angeles)

Supreme Court to consider mandatory life sentences for juveniles (Video, Pete Williams, NBC News)

Tamir Rice family attorney says expert reports have "tainted grand jury process" (Jon Swaine, Oliver Laughland, The Guardian)

Ted Cruz calls Latinos "violent criminal illegal aliens," slams Democrats for protecting immigrants (Cristina Silva, International Business Times)

These Latina activists have novel approaches in the fight against gentrification (Aura Bogado, Grist)

An untold story of American immigration (Chad Blair, Civil Beat, Honolulu, Hawaii)

Video of Washington police forcefully restraining black teen prompts protest (Video, Jon Swaine, The Guardian)

Webb the only Democrat to say all lives matter at debate [VIDEO] (Christian Datoc, The Daily Caller)

We need to keep talking about Black Lives Matter (Sylvia Kim, The Huffington Post)

What race has to do with breast cancer (Alice Park, Time)

What the Conservative grassroots get right on immigration - and what the GOP establishment gets wrong (Reihan Salam, National Review)

What we don't talk about when we talk about race in America (Yasmin Nair, The Daily Dot)

Why not second-class citizenship for illegal immigrants? (David Benkof, The Daily Caller)

Will black lives "matter" at the first Dem debate? (Kelly Cohen, Washington Examiner)

Will CNN ask about Black Lives Matter in the first Democratic debate? (Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Will San Francisco's black population vanish as city's wealth rises? (Nadra Nittle, Atlanta Black Star)

"You talk white:" Being black and articulate (Keith Powell, The Huffington Post)


10 immigration questions for the Democratic debate, Part I (Jon Feere, The Hill)

At long last, L.A. riots movie heads to the big screen (Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times)

Bernie Sanders' Black Lives Matter history is turbulent, but there's no other candidate more aligned with the movement (Alicia Lu, Bustle)

Bernie Sanders's big chance to woo non-white voters (Harry Enten, FiveThirtyEight)

Central American migrants face threat of violence after deportation from US (Sibylla Brodzinsky, Ed Pilkington, The Guardian)

Chipping away at racial inequality: Pittsburgh workshop asks youth to change community (Clarece Polke, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Clinton: America, including the black community, wanted tough-on-crime policies in the '90s (Podcast, Katherine Miller, Another Round, BuzzFeed)

Clinton talks reparation checks, Black Lives Matter with BuzzFeed (AUDIO) (Caitlin Cruz, Talking Points Memo)

Confederate flag group indicted on terror charges for confrontation with black partygoers (Video, Elliot Hannon, Slate)

Cuyahoga County prosecutor responds to criticism over reports calling Tamir Rice shooting "reasonable" (Kris Wernowsky, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Ohio)

Democrats head to Nevada hoping to win debate - and crucial Latino support (Daniel Hernandez, The Guardian)

Denver council passes proclamation observing "Indigenous Peoples' Day" (Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post)

Diversity makes us better (Valerie Smith, The Philadelphia Enquirer)

Editorial: Who should decide when to detain jailed immigrants? (Leder, The Dallas Morning News)

Experiments in segregation (Nathan Collins, Pacific Standard)

Franklin Roosevelt: A candidate of questionable constitution (N.D.B. Connolly, Talking Points Memo)

From Million Man March to Columbus Day: Challenging white supremacy & "doctrine of discovery" (Video, Democracy Now!)

Gyasi Ross: Why I support Bernie Sanders & the #BlackLivesMatter protesters who interruped him (Video, Democracy Now!)

Hillary Clinton tweets support for Tamir Rice's family (Nadya Agrawal, The Huffington Post)

Hispanics in U.S. deal with prejudices, misperception (Ruben Navarrette, Albuquerque Journal)

How does a white supremacist see America today? (Rachel Monroe, New York Magazine)

How do you prepare a child for life in the American police state? (John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute)

Immigration and the wage rage to the bottom (Michael Cutler, Frontpage Mag)

In defence of cultural appropriation (Yo Zushi, New Statesman, UK)

Inside the 2 expert reports that found Tamir Rice shooting "reasonable" (Emily Shapiro, ABC News)

It's time for Republicans to chase black voters (Rachel Lu, The Federalist)

Looting: Legitimate political protest? (Matthew Vadum, Frontpage Mag)

Martin O'Malley's Black Lives Matter history doesn't bode well for this debate (Melanie Schmitz, Bustle)

McPherson: Why do Hillary supporters hate black people? (Scott McPherson, Patch)

Memo to Hollywood: Viewers are done with white-washing! (LC Screen Talk, Moviepilot)

Million Man March: Justice or else but now what? (Marque-Anthony, ThyBlackMan.com)

New Tamir Rice reports open old wounds (Video, Wale Aliyu, WKYC-TV, Cleveland, Ohio)

No whites allowed (Eileen F. Toplansky, American Thinker)

Op-ed: Latinos and the first national Democratic debate (Angelo Falcón, Latin Post)

Our Latino heritage: Why this Venezuelan was confused with "Minnesotan" (Esther J. Cepeda, NBC News)

Prayer and calls for racial unity in the shadows of Lincoln (Hamil R. Harris, The Washington Post)

The present role of race in admissions (Newby Parton, The Daily Princetonian)

Race and gender on Southern supreme courts (Hastings Wyman, Southern Political Report)

Race and the Democratic debate (Juan Williams, The Wall Street Journal)

Race isn't everything in medical treatment (Ross Ufberg, Pacific Standard)

Racial bias in crosswalks? Study says yes (La Monica Everett-Haynes, The University of Arizona)

Readers sound off on Italians, immigrants and the Pope (Læserbreve, New York Daily News)

Respectability politics won't save the lives of black Americans (Zach Stafford, The Guardian)

So killing Tamir Rice was...reasonable? (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

State: Robertson schools ignored racial bullying (Cheri Reeves (Robertson County Times), The Tennessean)

STUDY: Report explores how institutional racism derails education for black boys (Kenrya Rankin Naasel, Colorlines)

A tale of two studies (Alex Nowrasten, Cato Institute)

Terror charges for Confederate flag-toting group "Respect the Flag" (Andrew Kirell, The Daily Beast)

Texas councilman shocked with Taser vows to take up incident with police (Alan Yuhas, The Guardian)

Texas councilman tasered outside home says he was rehearsing dance routine - video (Video, The Guardian)

They're all blue: Stop the racial bean-counting for the NYPD (Karol Markowicz, New York Post)

This year's Million Man March transcended the Nation of Islam's involvement (Philip Lewis, Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Trump's anti-immigration platform is a loser (Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg View)

UC-Berkeley is segregating law students by race to create "critical mass" (The College Fix)

What racial, disability and LGBTQ justice have in common (Podcast, Corinne Segal, PBS Newshour)

A white guy from the South directs a film about race--and it's... (Six Brown Chicks, Chicago Now)

Why today's GOP crackup is the final unraveling of Nixon's "Southern Strategy" (William Greider, The Nation)

Will expert reports decide the Tamir Rice case? (Joey Jackson, CNN)

Would a Speaker Ryan push through amnesty? (Mark Krikorian, National Review)

Yes, it is rocket science, and African Americans are doing it (Nigel Roberts, The Root)


6 takeaways from the new Tamir Rice investigations (Jaeah Lee, Mother Jones)

Activists criticize prosecutor in charge of Tamir Rice reports (Kim Palmer (Reuters), The Huffington Post)

America's immigration rhetoric out of touch with the numbers (Radio, Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR)

Attorney for Tamir Rice's father blasts prosecutor over shooting reports (Video, Joy-Ann Reid, MSNBC)

Barack Obama on Donald Trump: He has tapped into something "genuine" and "real," but he won't be president (Sandra Hajda, Inquisitr)

Being black can be bad for your health: Race, medicine and the cruelest unfairness of all (Damon Tweedy, Salon)

Breaking down the complexities in U.S. migration law (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

California governor vetoes drug conviction bill (Richard Gonzales, NPR)

Dallas County sheriff eases immigration holds on minor offenses (Video, Dianne Solïs, The Dallas Morning News)

The discomfiting truth about white feminism: Meryl Streep, Amy Poehler & the movement's long history of racial insensitivity (Eesha Pandit, Salon)

Eisenhower's timeless virtues (Steve Chapman, Real Clear Politics)

FBI director says lack of system for accurate reporting on police killings is an "embarrassment" (A.K. Staggers, Atlanta Black Star)

How 4 Black Lives Matter activists handle queerness and trans issues (Deron Dalton, The Daily Dot)

Immigrant women need protection from domestic abuse (Tina Vasquez, Al Jazeera America)

Inequality should scare us: Create great school options now (Jerry Large, The Seattle Times)

Investigators: Officer's shooting of Tamir Rice was justified (Chas Danner, New York Magazine)

Jarrett Adams' unlikely path from prison to lawyer (Video, Ari Melber, MSNBC)

Justice or Else march draws multigenerational families (Jazelle Hunt, NBC News)

The legal murder of Tamir Rice (Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic)

Long-standing issue of race in America "not going away any time soon," historian says (Kathryn McNutt, The Oklahoman)

Monday editorial: Stand your ground, Chicago, as a sanctuary city (Leder, Chicago Sun-Times)

Meryl Streep's "rebel and a slave" flap is a matter of historical perspective, not insensitivity (Johanna Neuman, Los Angeles Times)

No one should call the cops on undocumented immigrants for the crime of working for a living (Dylan Matthews, Vox)

Parables for understanding a nation's racial "sin" (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

Port Chicago 50: kin of segregated black sailors call on Obama for exoneration (Andrew Gumbel, The Guardian)

Protesters rally after Michigan man dies in jail of drug withdrawal (Ryan Felton, The Guardian)

Race, crime, and police: A closer look (Heather Mac Donald, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Racial dynamics pose challenges for Turner in expected mayoral runoff (Rebecca Elliott, Houston Chronicle)

Relatives of black man shot by off-duty officer in Texas question police actions (Manny Fernandez, The New York Times)

Reports clear Cleveland officer in Tamir Rice shooting (Video, The Root)

Reports find police shooting of Tamir Rice "reasonable" (Kim Palmer, The Huffington Post)

"Sanctuary cities" divide GOP (Jordain Carney, The Hill)

Tamir Rice case: Officer's shooting of boy with pellet gun justified, two reports say (Mitch Stacy, The Washington Times)

Tamir Rice case still divides Cleveland after reports (CBS News)

Tamir Rice's family: Prosecutor is on a quest to avoid accountability (Eyder Peralta, NPR)

Tamir Rice shooting justified, say expert reports, as grand jury process continues (Afi Scruggs, The Guardian)

Tamir Rice shooting was tragic but reasonable: prosecution experts (Video, Cory Shaffer, Cleveland.com)

Tamir Rice: Two reports conclude officer's shooting was justified (Video, Phil Helsel, NBC News)

Texas investigator suspended from sheriff deputy's murder case (Video, ABC News)

This Columbus Day, seeking the real history of Native Americans (Mark Trecka, The Huffington Post)

To become first Latino president, Marco Rubio may have to bridge Hispanic divisions (Patricia Mazzei, Tampa Bay Times)

Trump out of step with Americans over immigration policy (Eric Pianin, The Fiscal Times)

Two reviews of Tamir Rice shooting in Cleveland are seen as shielding police (Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

What Americans think should be done on illegal immigration (Leder, The Washington Post)

Will the Obama administration now focus on desegregating schools? (Emma Brown, The Washington Post)


2 outside reviews say Cleveland officer acted reasonably in shooting Tamir Rice, 12 (Video, Mitch Smith, The New York Times)

20th anniversary of "Million Man March" rally to have Ferguson overtones (Chuck Raasch, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Analysis: Could the Black Caucus leverage votes in race for speaker? (Lauren Victoria Burke, NBC News)

Are we creating differences that really aren't there? (Kerry Hubarrt, Fort Wayne News-Sentinel)

Armed protests planned at US mosques: "The world is saying no to Islam" (Tony Dokoupil, MSNBC)

Ben Carson's blackness a non-factor in presidential race (Rhonda Swan, Broward/Palm Beach, Florida)

Black Mormons assess church's racial progress (Associated Press, The New York Times)

"Blue Lives Matter" billboards spark controversy (Tony Dokoupil, MSNBC)

California governor approves bill to help immigrant crime victims (Kristina Cooke, Dan Levine, Reuters)

A chance for SCOTUS to get it right (Larry Creech, American Thinker)

Clinton to address Hispanic Chamber next week (Mike Lillis, The Hill)

Debate preview: Where Democratic presidential candidates stand on immigration (Michael Oleaga, Latin Post)

Expert who calls Tamir Rice shooting "reasonable" said indicting officers is tough (Brandon Blackwell, Cleveland.com)

Farrakhan "Justice or Else" rally reaches beyond "Black Lives Matter" (Adelle M. Banks (Religion News Service), The Washington Post)

Finding a fair jury for Freddie Gray (Leder, The Baltimore Sun)

Here's how police could end up making body cameras mostly useless (Nick Wing, The Huffington Post)

Hillary Clinton has "tough," "candid" meeting with Black Lives Matter activists (Daniel Strauss, Politico)

How to deport 11 million people humanely* (Elise Foley, The Huffington Post)

Immigrants are the most American of us all (Leder, Los Angeles Daily News)

Largely white police forces fuel minority distrust (Video, The Des Moines Register, Iowa)

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Black history whitewashed in textbooks (Leonard Pitts Jr., Miami Herald)

Kerry: U.S. is an immigrant nation, should welcome refugees (AFP, Al Arabiya)

Meet the federal prisoners about to be released (The Marshall Project)

Pathway to citizenship can be difficult; 90 naturalized Friday (Christie Swanson, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

Sanctuary cities are safer (Anthony L. Fisher, Reason)

US presidential candidates woo Hispanic voters (Video, Zlatica Hoke, Voice of America)

Watch: Protester explains why he brought his gun to the Roseburg moment (Lee Stranahan, Breitbart)

With dramas on the dial, "Freedom" made history by teaching it (Radio, Felix Contreras, All Things Considered, NPR)


6 words and phrases you didn't know were rooted in racism (Taryn Finley, The Huffington Post)

10 (often painful) truths about being black in America (Leron Barton (The Good Men Project), Salon)

America's newest political curse: Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon who can't think (Marty Kaplan, AlterNet)

Anti-immigrant Center for Immigration Studies continues to associate with white nationalists (The Southern Poverty Law Center)

Anti-immigrant rhetoric can be deadly (COMMENTARY) (David Gushee (Religion News Service), The Washington Post)

As she woos Hispanics, Clinton moves left on immigration (Anita Kumar, McClatchy DC)

Atlanta Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha acquitted of all charges in NYPD case (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Ben Carson: The brother from another planet (Julianne Malveaux, New Pittsburgh Courier)

The big "black racism" lie: The toxic right-wing trope that shrouds the truth about white supremacy (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Black culture is about achievement, it's about greatness, and it's about excellence (part two) (Rahim Islam, The Philadelphia Sunday)

#BlackLivesMatter: Black liberation or black liberal distraction? (Halima Hatimy, CounterPunch)

A black president is not a magical negro (Jamil Smith, New Republic)

Boehner's lack of leadership doomed immigration reform (Cesar Vargas, Erika Andiola, The Hill)

The burden of debt on black America (Paul Kiel, Annie Waldman, The Atlantic)

Calif. mom outraged to find son's play pirate ship includes dark-skinned doll with "slave collar" (Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root)

Carson: Congress acts like Obama's "peanut gallery" (Video, Mark Hensch, The Hill)

A Cleveland police officer's heroic attempt to save a black life (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

Clinton's leftward tack on immigration and guns has risks for November (Michael Barone, Rasmussen Reports)

A closer look at immigration (Georgie Anne Geyer, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Columbus Day proves our hypocrisy about immigration (Kyle Jaeger, attn:)

Dear black people: A word from a gay black man (Donovan Thompson, The Huffington Post)

Democrats move left on immigration, GOP to the right (David Lauter, Los Angeles Times)

Donald Trump invites superfan on stage: "I'm Hispanic, and I vote for Mr. Trump!" (Meg Wagner, New York Daily News)

Even more cities join movement to rename "Columbus Day" to "Indigenous Peoples' Day" (Natasha Noman, Mic)

Flip the script: Black cop kills unarmed white kid in Gina Prince- Blythewood's new Fox project (Kirsten West Savali, The Root)

Former Cosby Show kids Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Raven-Symoné talk discrimination and race (Nate Jones, Vulture)

For some reason, Seth Rogen doesn't like the idea of a black president (Jim Treacher, The Daily Caller)

The future of historically black colleges (Daryl Michael Scott, The Washington Post)

George Zimmerman says he didn't mean to retweet a photo of Trayvon Martin's body (Desire Thompson, NewsOne)

Hillary Clinton holds "tough, candid" meeting with Black Lives Matter activists (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

Hillary Clinton meets with prominent leaders of new civil rights movement (Oliver Laughland, Lauren Gambino, The Guardian)

Hillary Clinton: "Racism is America's original sin" (Video, Alex Seitz-Wald, Monica Alba, MSNBC)

Hillary Clinton's evolving stance on immigration (Video, Town Hall)

Hillary tells Black Lives Matter she'll end private prisons (Bradford Richardson, The Hill)

How America became Italian (Vincent J. Cannato, The Washington Post)

How Bernie Sanders hopes to win Latino voters with his own immigrant story (Kevin Gray, Fusion)

How do we improve dialogue about race relations? (Video, PBS Newshour)

How the Black Panther Party inspired the Aborigines (Matthew Wills, JSTOR Daily)

Immigration group's protester heckles Hillary Clinton (Video, Dan Merica, CNN)

In GOP race, a campaign against political correctness (Jill Terreri Ramos, The Boston Globe)

Inside Hillary Clinton's meeting with Black Lives Matter (Dana Liebelson, Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post)

Is Hermione Granger white? (Monika Kothari, Quora, Slate)

Jeb Bush balks at Voting Rights push (Steve Benen, MSNBC)

Jeb Bush is wrong on Voting Rights Act, and it'll cost him (Theodore R. Johnson, III, The Root)

Kanye West-themed frat party at UCLA sparks protests, claims of racism (Video, Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times)

Kerry: Immigration foes think other cultures put America "at risk" (Pete Kasperowicz, Washington Examiner)

The liberal media lynching of Dr. Ben Carson (Jerome Hudson, Breitbart)

Magnet schools: How to navigate one of L.A.'s most complex mazes (Sonali Kohli, Los Angeles Times)

Marco Rubio fails history, again (Eric Ruark, NumbersUSA)

Mike Huckabee immigration: 6 quotes that explain GOP candidate's position ahead of U.S.-Mexico border visit (Cedar Attanasio, Latin Times)

The million man fraud comes to Washington (Matthew Vadum, Frontpage Mag)

Million Man March celebrates 20th anniversary in Washington (Video, Trymaine Lee, MSNBC)

The Million Man March: Its effect may be debatable. Its significance is not. (Michael A. Fletcher, The Washington Post)

Mixed reaction marks the 50th anniversary of law that changed the face of America (Alfonso Chardy, Miami Herald)

Mormons gather to discuss race issues within faith (Brady McCombs, Associated Press)

New study confirms racial bias in names (Liz Rowley, Mic)

NYPD officer who pulled gun on kids playing tag loses 30 vacation days (Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root)

Obama, Clinton denounce fear of immigration (Video, The Washington Post)

Obama denounces Trump's "inflammatory" immigration policies (Video, AFP, Al Arabiya)

Obama slams Trump on immigration (Jennifer Shutt, Politico)

On immigration, Conservatives are recycling a slavery-era argument (Ami Fields-Meyer, The Huffington Post)

On immigration: enterprise vs. welfare (Greg Richards, American Thinker)

Op-ed: What do you mean, "presidential?" (Pete Seat, Lafayette Journal & Courier)

Outraged customers demand Playmobil stop selling "racist" figure (Michelle Toh, The Christian Science Monitor)

Pressure builds as police investigate Freddie Gray's arrest (Justin George, The Baltimore Sun)

Punchline: Ben Carson, a "real black" antihero (Eileen Rivers, USA Today)

The Rachel Dolezal-ation of the Oregon killer (Larry Elder, Real Clear Politics)

Raven-Symoné's discriminatory insanity: "I'm not about to hire you if your name is Watermelondrea" (Mary Elizabeth Williams, Salon)

Red-light cameras: What insights can they offer about racial profiling? (Denise-Marie Ordway, Journalist's Resource)

Sanctuary cities: 340 jurisdictions now protect illegal aliens from deportation, up from 276 in July (Taylor Tyler, HNGN)

The shifting tide of American immigration (Colin Woodard, The Washington Post)

Study: White people think men with "black-sounding" names are scary (Kenrya Rankin Naasel, Colorlines)

Taking on sanctuary city lawlessness (Arnold Ahlert, Frontpage Mag)

This is what broken windows policing looks like (Video, Christopher Mathias, The Huffington Post)

This is what happens when black students crash a blackface frat party (Jamilah King, Mic)

This is what Trump's border wall could cost US (Kate Drew, CNBC)

Trump's no. 1 fan is a Ricky-Martin-hating Latina birther (Asawin Suebsaeng, The Daily Beast)

Type "illegal" into Google. Chances are it will autocomplete to "immigration" (James Gingell, The Guardian)

US Border Patrol agent pleads not guilty over death of Mexican teen (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Using a racial slur in the classroom is never OK. Right? (Colleen Flaherty, Slate)

Virginia sheriff condemned by peers for using racial slur while interrogating racist killer (Travis Gettys, Raw Story)

What can Gil Scott-Heron teach Rupert Murdoch about blackness? (Hugh Muir, The Guardian)

What was Piers Morgan thinking when celebrating his "whiteness"? (Marvin Meadors, The Huffington Post)

When covering mass shooters, avoid the racial stereotypes (Anthea Butler, The New York Times)

When prison is a game (Will Partin, The Atlantic)

When TV looks and sounds like America (David Zurawik, The Baltimore Sun)

Why Americans will never be satisfied with how much border security we add (Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, Think Progress)

Why the next education secretary will be good for diversity in schools (Jonathan Zimmerman, The Washington Post)

Why two minutes of lost footage from The Civil War are so important (Video, Jeffrey Kluger, Time)


Are immigration courts getting it right? (City Limits)

Armed anti-Muslim activists plan mosque protests in 20 cities this week (Catherine Thompson, Talking Points Memo)

Before Rupert Murdoch, countless liberals questioned Obama's "blackness" (Jerome Hudson, Breitbart)

Ben Carson inspired a generation of black doctors. Now we don't know what to make of his second act. (Damon Tweedy, The Washington Post)

Ben Carson not the answer to America's racial issues (Anthony Stanford, The Chicago Tribune)

Ben Carson, President Obama, and the politics of a "real black president" (Molly Jackson, The Christian Science Monitor)

Ben Carson refuses to say Obama is a "real black president" (Alice Ollstein, Think Progress)

Ben Carson, Rupert Murdoch, and the racial divide (Renée Graham, The Boston Globe)

Ben Carson tells CNN the Holocaust would have gone differently if the Jews had guns (Video, Elliot Hannon, Slate)

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates review - a now exalted writer and spokesman for black America (Sukhdev Sandhu, The Guardian)

Billboards touting "Black Lives Matter" pop up in new campaign and Black Lives Matter activists think it's "shameful" (Liz Klimas, The Blaze)

Black Lives Matter leader warns: Replace the constitution or else this will happen (B. Christopher Agee, Western Journalism)

"Black Lives Matter" pushes to end police brutality (Video, Chris Simkins, Voice of America)

California police officer ambushed, beaten by men in anti-cop attack (Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times)

Carson: Arguments on Obama's race are "semantics" (Mark Hensch, The Hill)

Clinton to meet Friday with Black Lives Matter activists (Perry Bacon Jr., NBC News)

Clinton to meet with Black Lives Matter (Kelly Cohen, Washington Examiner)

The color of debt: How collection suits squeeze black neighborhoods (Paul Kiel, Annie Waldman, ProPublica)

Congressman Joaquin Castro blames Donald Trump for recent hate crimes (Claudia Balthazar, Latin Post)

Conservature billionaire Rupert Murdoch tweets: Ben Carson would be a "real black president" (Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele, The Root)

The culture that capitalism created (Laura Flanders, The Nation)

DC wants to give illegal immigrants in-state tuition (Josh Fatzick, The Daily Caller)

Don't be shocked by Rupert Murdoch's racially offensive tweet (Erik Wemple, The Washington Post)

Facing the agonizing immigration duty (Peggy Sands Orchowski, The Washington Times)

FBI admits lack of data on police shootings is "embarrassing," "ridiculous" (Adam Johnson, Alternet)

FBI chief: "unacceptable" that Guardian has better data on police violence (Mark Tran, The Guardian)

The forgotten ones in the Black Lives Matter movement (Catalina Cuevas, Human Events)

Fraternity and sorority accused of blackface, racial stereotypes at a "Kanye Western" party (Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post)

A good plan on immigration, Los Angeles County jails - with pitfalls (Leder, Los Angeles Daily News)

Hawaii's "melting pot" obscures the struggles of Native Hawaiians (Maile Arvin, Civil Beat)

Here's how the man Murdoch calls "a real black president" would govern (Earl Ofari Hutchinson, The Huffington Post)

Hillary Clinton plans a more humane approach on immigration (Alan Rappeport, The New York Times)

Hillary Clinton's liberal gamble (Michael Barone, Washington Examiner)

If you sound "black", Americans automatically think you're violent (Lizzie Dearden, The Independent, UK)

"I have a thing for black girls": The fine line between being adored and racially fetishized (Christine Mwaturura, Madame Noire)

An immigration policy for the next 50 years (Pratheepan Gulasekaram, Karthick Ramakrishnan, The Hill)

Immigration: Quicker release for detained migrants but also greater risk (Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times)

Immigration reform news: Joe Biden attacks Republican "nativism" at Latino event [VIDEO] (Video, Cedar Attanasio, Latin Times)

In black America (Ben Stein, The American Spectator)

Indian-American groups to campaign on immigration issues (Times of India)

Jeb Bush and Ben Carson split on Voting Rights Act (Alan Rappeport, Matt Flegenheimer, The New York Times)

Joe Biden tells Latinos to "make no damn apologies for anything" (Nadya Agrawal, The Huffington Post)

Mayor Stephanie Rollins Blake' truth to power about crime and black communities: Poverty, neglect, racism (Colin Benjamin, Black Star News)

McGraw-Hill education CEO says it has done enough to fix its description of slaves as "workers" (Video, Taryn Finley, The Huffington Post)

Microaggressions in the workplace: Black Lives Matter and politically correct speech (Khanh Ho, The Huffington Post)

Murdoch says Carson would be "real black president," left goes nuts (Ben Shapiro, Breitbart)

New study confirms depressing truth about names and racial bias (Jacqueline Howard, The Huffington Post)

The NYPD is in the dark ages (Julian Guerrero, Socialist Worker)

Obama accuses Republicans of promoting bigotry and intolerance of immigrants (Ben Wolfgang, The Washington Times)

Obama: Backing away from immigration reform is "not leadership" (Elise Foley, The Huffington Post)

Obama: GOP telling "tales" about flood of illegal immigration (Nicole Duran, Washington Examiner)

The one racist tweet that says everything about Fox News and how Republicans look at race (Scott Eric Kaufman, Salon)

Partisan divide widens over immigration policy (Richard Gonzales, NPR)

Pierce Morgan tweets: "I love my whiteness" to Black Lives Matter activist, calls #BlackTwitter racist (Kirsten West Savali, The Root)

Police watchdog says James Blake was victim of excessive force (Video, Associated Press, The Guardian)

Police withold videos despite vows of transparency (Video, Kimberly Kindy, Julie Tate, Zoeann Murphy, The Washington Post)

Premature black deaths: The role of American medicine (Bram Wispelwey, The Huffington Post)

The "real black president"? (Video, BBC World Service)

Report: More sanctuary cities, more criminal releases (Rachel Stoltzfoos, The Daily Caller)

Rupert Murdoch apologizes for suggesting Obama is not a "real black president" (Alan Rappeport, The New York Times)

Rupert Murdoch, Ben Carson and the first (really) black president (Stephen Z. Nemo, Communities Digital News)

Rupert Murdoch doesn't know black (Jonathan Capehart, The Washington Post)

Rupert Murdoch implies Obama is not "real black president" in tweet praising Ben Carson (Ben Jacobs, The Guardian)

Rupert Murdoch longs for "real black President" (Justin Wm. Moyer, The Washington Post)

Rupert Murdoch's tweets suggest a new favored candidate: Ben Carson (Ashley Parker, The New York Times)

SF black officers association disputes police union racial profiling ad (Jonah Owen Lamb, San Francisco Examiner)

A short history of whether Obama is black enough, featuring Rupert Murdoch (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

South Carolina city will pay Walter Scott's family $6.5 million (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

Ta-Nehisi Coates on CNN: "I don't know what makes Rupert Murdoch -- or frankly anybody else... a judge of what is really black" (Video, Media Matters)

The tracking of police violence in the US may have reached a turning point (Oliver Laughland, Jamiles Lartey, Ciara McCarthy, The Guardian)

Why Ben Carson is white America's perfect black candidate (Goldie Taylor, The Daily Beast)

Wilmore to Ben Carson: "You are out of your f*cking mind" (VIDEO) (Video, Caitlin Cruz, Talking Points Memo)

Wolf Blitzer vs. Ben Carson: Is Obama a real black President?; Carson: He's black and he's president (Video, Real Clear Politics)

Yes, Ben Carson and Barack Obama are real and black (Jim Mitchell, The Dallas Morning News)


5 myths about the Obama presidency and race (Algernon Austin, The Huffington Post)

Another suspicious death raises more concerns about black life behind bars (Video, The Real News)

Arabic is fastest-growing language in US as immigration from Middle East, North Africa spikes (Michael Kaplan, International Business Times)

Baseball isn't racist (D.C. McAllister, The Federalist)

Ben Carson suggests some "lifestyles" are more valuable than others (Marian Fang, The Huffington Post)

The Bethesda church whose "Black Lives Matter" signs were vandalized has a new way to spread its message (Perry Stein, The Washington Post)

The big father figure lie: Race, the Kardashians and the latest war on black moms (Brittney Cooper, Salon)

The Black Lives  Matter guide to racist trolls (Deron Dalton, The Daily Dot)

Carly Fiorina talks about immigration during private fundraiser in Lancaster (Candy Woodall, Penn Live)

Clinton distancing herself from Obama on topics from immigration to gun control (Fox News Latino)

Cuban immigration to U.S. surges as relations warm (Jens Manuel Krogstad, Pew Research Center)

Donald Trump, Julio Iglesias battle over immigration (Kory Grow, Rolling Stone)

Here's how the #BlackTwitter digest finds the most important news of the day (Margarita Noriega, Vox)

Jeh Johnson credits Obama immigration policies for drop in border arrests, deportations (Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times)

Illegal immigrants don't need to vote to help Hillary win (Leo Hohmann, WND)

Immigration 2015: One-third of 6,000 prisoners due for release are undocumented immigrants facing deportation (Julia Glum, International Business Times)

Is my neighbor obliged to report me to Immigration? (Kwame Anthony Appiah, The New York Times)

John Kasich: "God bless" illegal immigrants (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Lawyer says police targeted NBA star due to race: "He saw a black man in a hoodie" (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Minn. man charged with felonies after yelling racial slurs at 13-year-old girl while wielding knife (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

Most Oklahoma police seizures of cash come from blacks, Hispanics (Clifton Adcock, Ben Fenwick, Joey Stipek, Oklahoma Watch)

Murdoch: Ben Carson would be "real black president" (Hadas Gold, Politico)

On immigration, it's a fine line between Donald Trump and a stock movie villain (Daniel W. Drezner, The Washington Post)

The paradox of the first black president (Jennifer Senior, New York Magazine)

The Ramos rules (Jerry Kammer, Center for Immigration Studies)

Rand Paul blasts "crazy" Yale course taught by prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson (Oliver Darcy, The Blaze)

Reducing racial tensions, rebuilding families (Joy Pullmann, Heartland Institute, Chicago)

Refusals to serve police officers at restaurants draw concern (Jonah Bromwich, The New York Times)

The results are in: Obama never intended to enforce immigration law (Mark Krikorian, Center for Immigration Studies)

Rupert Murdoch suggests Barack Obama is either not really black or not really president (Elliot Hannon, Slate)

Santorum touts hardline immigration enforcement in Sioux City (Bret Hayworth, Sioux City Journal, Iowa)

Senate GOP plans contentious immigration vote (Seung Min Kim, Burgess Everett, Politico)

Should Black Lives Matter focus on "black-on-black" murders? (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic)

SPLC: Immigration proposal in Georgia county violates federal policies (Southern Poverty Law Center)

Study says city's racial achievement gap gets worse in college (Carl Campanile, New York Post)

Trayvon Martin's mother: The time to act is now (Jerry Large, The Seattle Times)

U.S. Capitol police warn Nation of Islam rally could get violent in "race-baiting" e-mail (Emma G. Gallegos, DCist)

Virginia sheriff defends use of racial slur while interrogating man convicted of murdering "can man" (Nicole Hensley, New York Daily News)

Wesleyan student describes backlash for op-ed criticizing Black Lives Matter (Rahel Gebreyes, The Huffington Post)


12 arrested in "Black Lives Matter" protest in Hartford (Video, NBC Connecticut)

2015’s most & least ethno-racially diverse cities (Richie Bernardo, WalletHub)

6,000 federal prisoners to be grantd early release (Video, Matthew Grimson, NBC News)

Anything but fair on immigration (Lindsay Schubiner, The Hill)

Before "Black Lives Matter," there was Ruth Starr Rose (Kathleen Parker, The Washington Post)

Bernie Sanders courts black voters in Ebony interview (Jeremy Diamond, CNN)

Black Lives Matter ... too (Rev. Sam Trubone, Times Union, Albany, New York)

A blooming protest against immigration decision (Marcela Garcia, Boston Globe)

California cops are pissed about the state's new racial profiling law (Colleen Curry, Vice)

California law could help minorities, or just bury police in paperwork (+video) (Video, Gloria Goodale, The Christian Science Monitor)

CNN, LA Times report Chris Mercer as "white," label him a "supremacist", ignore Black Lives Matter love (Brandon Jones, The Global Dispatch)

A cynical view of MLK, Black Lives Matter and violence (Jonathan Capehart, The Washington Post)

Deportation numbers have dramatically fallen. Is this related to Obama's immigration actions? (David Inserra, The Daily Signal)

Dunkin' Donuts apologizes to police officers for New England incidents (Mahita Gajanan, The Guardian)

Ex-NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal is a "hero" to Rihanna, singer says in Vanity Fair (Nicole Hensley, New York Daily News)

"Forced to fire" (Jon Swaine, Jamiles Lartey, The Guardian)

Hillary Clinton's race problem (Noah Rothman, Commentary)

Illegal aliens complain about racial profiling in jail (Michelle Moons, Breitbart)

Justice Department trials system to count killings by US law enforcement (Oliver Laughland, Jon Swaine, Ciara McCarthy, Jamiles Lartey, The Guardian)

Making the Republican case for black support (Jason L. Riley, The Wall Street Journal)

NYPD member repeatedly called African-American man racial slur: Lawsuit (Victoria Bekiempis, Newsweek)

On immigration, Marco Rubio remains at odds with Marco Rubio (Steve Benen, MSNBC)

Sandra Bullock wants African-American son "to be safe" in today's racial climate (Chris Serico, Today)

Silicon Valley is even whiter than you thought (Edwin Rios, Mother Jones)

Will a killer cop go free in Texas? (Mukund Rathi, Socialist Worker)

The worst cities for black Americans (Thomas C. Frohlich, Sam Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St.)

The year we obsessed over identity (Wesley Morris, The New York Times)


The 2016 campaign's real immigration issue (Roger L. Simon, PJ Media)

Angles in America: How immigrants can save our Union (Jason Shulman, The Huffington Post)

Bernie Sanders admits he initially mishandled Black Lives Matter: "I plead guilty - I should have been more sensitive" (Sophia Tesfaye, Salon)

Bernie Sanders Black Lives Matter: White Americans "not sensitive" to African-American struggles, presidential candidate says (Abigail Abrams, International Business Times)

Black Lives Matter hold peaceful protest at marathon (Matt Sepic, Minnesota Public Radio News)

The black sheep (Alysha Payne, The Tower Light, Towson University, Baltimore, Maryland)

A black Tea Party? How Black Lives Matter echoes the right (Robert George, New York Post)

California conservatives: Doing something about illegal immigration (Arthur Schaper, Town Hall)

California's Racial and Identity Profiling Act divides police, activists (Video, Carlos Granda, ABC7, Los Angeles)

Can the GOP win over Asian Americans? (Taeku Lee, The Huffington Post)

Chavez: The Donald's way: An incredible shrinking America (Linda Chavez, Boston Herald)

Cop served coffee with "Black Lives Matter" message on cup (Associated Press, New York Post)

The crucial difference between one Black Lives Matter and another Black Lives Matter (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)

Donald Trump is wrong about sanctuary cities (Zach Weissmueller, Reason)

Editorial: Criminals should have no place in a sanctuary city (Leder, Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico)

The electoral college has a ton of problems. Illegal immigration isn't one of them. (Jon Green, America blog)

Future immigration will change the face of America by 2065 (D'Vera Cohn, Pew Research Center)

GENE ROBERTSON: African-Americans ought to take Hillary's advice (Gene Robertson, Columbia Missourian)

Guarantee legal counsel for unaccompanied immigrant children (Sara Buckingham, The Baltimore Sun)

Here's why liberal students tried to shut down a newspaper at Wesleyan University (Zeeshan Aleem, Mic)

How LBJ celebrated Mexican-Americans (Radio, The Takeaway, PRI/WNYC)

How private prisons are profiting from locking up US immigrants (Keegan Hamilton, Vice)

How to overcome the patriotic gore of racism (Stephen Ambery, The Brooklyn Rail)

Immigrants and their descendants reshaped the nation's ethnic and racial composition: Study (Nicole Akoukou Thompson, Latin Post)

Immigration courts could lose a third of their interpreters (David Noriega, Adolfo Flores, BuzzFeed)

In the fight for immigration reform, where are Asian activists? (Radio, The Takeaway, PRI/WNYC)

Meet Bernie Sanders: Where the black voter fits into his ambitious plan (Wendy L. Wilson, Ebony)

New California law aims to curb racial profiling by police (Matt Ferner, The Huffington Post)

On immigration, conservatives should look to Justice Scalia, not Trump (Kevin Mooney, The Daily Caller)

Opinion: Marco Rubio fails to offer solutions to racial discrimination (Mariah Manuel, LSUreveille, Louisiana State University)

Police Commission must stop stonewalling activists (Leder, Los Angeles Times)

Racial inequality even affects how long we wait for the doctor (Carolyn Johnson, The Washington Post)

Racial profiling law warned could remove officers from street patrol (CBS Los Angeles)

Republican candidates compete for racist hick demographic (Hamilton Nolan, Gawker)

Texas mom calls out textbook company for calling slavery "immigration" and slaves "workers" (Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root)

Time to abolish Columbus Day (Bill Bigelow, The Huffington Post)

T.I. takes on Black Lives Matter movement in spoken poem (Brennan Williams, The Huffington Post)

Under new law, cops have to track suspects' race (Dennis Romero, LA Weekly)

Va. delegate Keam is grateful for changes to 1965 immigration act (Radio, Tom Gjelten, Morning Edition, NPR)

We're all racist. But racism by white people matters more (Mona Chalabi, The Guardian)

White House hosts ceremony to mark Immigration and Nationality Act anniversary (Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, NBC News)

White supremacism is the new black (Daniel Greenfield, Frontpage Mag)

Why black Americans are worried about John Boehner's resignation (Philip Lewis, The Huffington Post)

Why we (blacks) are our own worst enemy (Vincent Watson, City Pages, Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Without federal help, young immigrants in the US fight for health care (Rachel Glickhouse, Al Jazeera America)


5 cases to watch as Supreme Court term begins (Josh Gerstein, Politico)

Ben Carson's destructive lies: 4 racist assumptions endorsed & magnified by black conservatives (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Bernie Sanders thrills Boston with call to fight racism and reform gun law (Alan Yuhas, The Guardian)

The breakdown of the black family (Kay Hymowitz, The Atlantic)

California's racial profiling law is "terrible" legislation, police officials say (Kim Christensen, Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times)

Charlotte was different (Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

De Blasio grilling city's cultural institutions on staff diversity (Isabel Vincent, Melissa Klein, New York Post)

Exclusive - Jeff Sessions: Time to hit brakes on "radical" pace of immigration (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Growing Asian population affects banks, retail, restaurants, more (Julie Wurth, The News-Gazette, Illinois)

Hillary Clinton campaign urges North Carolina governor to veto immigration bill (Fox News Latino)

How the Times covered Ferguson (John Eligon, Monica Davey, The New York Times)

Obama's 2013 immigration shock hit middle class, gave $5 trillion to Wall Street (Neil Munro, Breitbart)

Putin has a nerve bringing up Ferguson (Sam Fulwood III, Newsweek)

Reporter grills Ben Carson over "indentured servitude" plan to make immigrants work without rights (Video, David Edwards, Raw Story)

Sanders advocating Obamacare for illegal aliens (Rick Moran, American Thinker)

Scott Grabins: Legal immigrants face high hurdles (Scott Grabins, Wisconsin State Journal)

The true cost of voter ID: Everything you need to know about the monumental cost of voter suppression (Sean McElwee, Salon)

Unprecedented mass immigration will radically transform America. Is that what we want? (John Hinderaker, Powerline)

US asylum process discourages applicants despite call to resettle refugees (Ryan Schuessler, Al Jazeera America)

"When Immigration caught me, I was happy" (Asthaa Chaturvedi, Jenny Luna, Newsweek)

When it comes to gun control, white lives don't matter (Solomon Jones, The Philadelphia Experiment blog, Newsworks)


Asian immigrants to overtake Hispanics (Video, Anne Ball, Voice of America)

Black Lives Matter asks state Dems for "reparations" (Jason Russell, Washington Examiner)

California governor signs bill to fight racial profiling (Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal)

California measures target racial profiling and excessive force by police (Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times)

Catholic schools are invaluable for African-American children (Jennifer Wilson, Al Jazeera America)

Diversity in Southern California's Asian immigrant community (Brenda Gazzar, Los Angeles Daily News)

Donald Trump defends racial remarks on campaign trail (Newsmedia, Dispatch Times)

Esther J. Cepeda: What the rise in Asian immigration means (Esther J. Cepeda, San Jose Mercury News, Californien)

How race influences social-media sharing (Li Zhou, The Atlantic)

How the Immigration and Nationality Act transformed America, in one chart (Dara Lind, Vox)

Hundreds rally for justice in Detroit (Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press)

Illegal immigrants could elect Hillary (Paul Goldman, Mark J. Rozell, Politico)

Immigration reform news: 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he supports Obamacare for undocumented immigrants (Selena Hill, Latin Post)

In 1965, a Conservative tried to keep America white. His plan backfired (Radio, Tom Gjelten, Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR)

Indeed ol black lives matter, especially the unborn! (Ken Blackwell, ThyBlackMan.com)

Is there a path forward for Baltimore after Freddie Gray? (Video, The Real News Network)

Juno Díaz can't stand Trump's immigration talk (Katie Levingston, Vulture)

Killed on holy ground: Dispatch from a sea of blue (W. Chris Johnson, Gawker)

Marco Rubio lends support to anti-cop rhetoric, Black Lives Matter seeks meeting (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Marco Rubio's Black Lives Matter commentary is suddenly relevant, for some reason (Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

NY Daily News hires Black Lives Matter activist as "senior justice writer" (Sara Jerde, Talking Points Memo)

Protests prompt metro police departments to stock up on riot gear (Stephen Montemayor, Star Tribune, Twin Cities, Minnesota)

Race relations 20 years after O.J. verdict: Letters (Læserbreve, Orlando Sentinel, Florida)

Should immigration require assimilation? (Tom Gjelten, The Atlantic)

Slavery in America was much worse than you probably imagined (Steven Rosenfeld (AlterNet), Raw Story)

Statement by the President on the 50th anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act (Tale, Barack Obama, The White House)

Ted Kennedy's America: 50 years after the law that changed everything (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Turner, leader of Black Lives Matter St. Paul, says he wants to make change, get justice (Tim Nelson, The Republic, Columbus, Indiana)

Unassimilated immigration: Dystopia now! (Richard Winchester, American Thinker)


3 years later, the young immigrants Obama protected are feeling less afraid - and more American (Dara Lind, Vox)

10 new books by established Latino authors (Rigoberto González, NBC News)

37 maps that explain how America is a nation of immigrants (Dara Lind, Vox)

50 years ago, immigration changed in America (Kenneth T. Walsh, U.S. News & World Report)

994 mass shootings in 1,004 days: this is what America's gun crisis looks like (The Guardian)

As race debate simmers in the US, black Americans discuss their hajj experience post-Malcolm X (Associated Press, Fox News)

Bernie Sanders picks immigration activist to woo Hispanic voters (S.A. Miller, The Washington Times)

Black Lives Matter, but so does nonviolent protest (Dave DeLand, St. Cloud Times, Minnesota)

Black Lives Matters foes' very bad facts (Franklin E. Zimring, New York Daily News)

Bracing for gentrification in the South Bronx (Michael Kamber, The New York Times)

Brooklyn school battle not so "black and white" (Andrea Peyser, New York Post)

Can white people ever "talk black"? (Christian Schneider, Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Carson: Terrorists "would be fools" not to try infiltrating refugees (Mark Hensch, The Hill)

Citizens United's legal roots lie in the Jim Crow Supreme Court (Lawrence Goldstone, New Republic)

Clinton campaign wants N. Carolina immigration bill vetoed (Associated Press, The Washington Times)

Colin Powell to GOP: Embrace the immigration destroying you (Thomas McArdle, Investor's Business Daily)

Connecticut College student criticizing Black Lives Matter stirs controversy, shows ignorance (A. K. Staggers, Atlanta Black Star)

The conservative case for criminal justice reform (Sen. Mike Lee, Washington Examiner)

Data shows more "educated" immigrants, fewer skilled U.S. residents (Eric Ruark, NumbersUSA)

The Democratic Party isn't as racist as the GOP. That's not saying much. (Stephen Lurie, New Republic)

A different take on race (Joseph P. Williams, U.S. News & World Report)

Donald Trump's silent minority (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Elizabeth Warren sets the bar on race for 2016 presidential candidates (Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Explaining Chinese restaurants, Korean dry cleaning, and Indian motels (Gillian B. White, The Atlantic)

Faith community's response to the current anti-immigrant wave (Rev. John Dorhauer, The Hill)

Federal report faults St. Louis police response to Ferguson protesters (Oliver Laughland, The Guardian)

Fiorina pushes government accountability, immigration reform (Meg Kinnard (Associated Press), The Washington Times)

The flawed immigration program Congress hasn't changed (Alana Semuels, The Atlantic)

The GOP's nativist summer (Matt Welch, Reason)

Hillary Clinton slams NC sanctuary cities bill (Mark Binker, WRAL, Raleigh, North Carolina)

How America became the most imprisoned nation in the world (John Surico, Vice)

How the candidates, the haters, and the media have cooked up a perfect storm of Islamophobia (David Neiwert, Southern Poverty Law Center)

ICE detains 67 year old grandfather who has been in the US for 23 years without a criminal record (Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, Think Progress)

If illegal immigration is responsible for one death in San Francisco, then what bears responsibility for nine dead in Oregon? (Brian C. Thomas, Chicago Now)

The immigration act that inadvertently changed America (Tom Gjelten, The Atlantic)

Immigrants are not the only victims of immigration restrictions (Ilya Somin, The Washington Post)

Immigrants gain jobs, native-born Americans decrease in workplace (Raif Karerat, The American Bazaar)

Insurrectional black power: CLR James on race and class (Lawrence Ware, Counterpunch)

Is Obama's refugee "surge" coming to your town? (William F. Jasper, The New American)

Is this the end of the 2nd Reconstruction? (Henry Louis Gates Jr., The Root)

James Blake's dilemma: how much of an activist does he want to become? (Les Carpenter, The Guardian)

Jeb Bush blows it on race (Raul A. Reyes, The Huffington Post)

Jeb Bush's no "free stuff" quote spotlights his race relations (Matt Flegenheimer, The Seattle Times)

Judge to weigh Texas birth certificate rule for immigrant families (Jazmine Ulloa, The Statesman, Austin, Texas)

Junot Diaz on why it's so important to read authors who don't look like you (Carolina Moreno, The Huffington Post)

Keep speaking Spanish, Jeb Bush (Mitchell Blatt, The Federalist)

The law that created illegal immigration (Jane Hong, Los Angeles Times)

Loretta Lynch: government shouldn't require reports of people killed by police (Ciara McCarthy, The Guardian)

Macabre mission: How will Texas identify hundreds of abandoned immigrant bodies? (Brandi Grissom, The Dallas Morning News)

Michelle Alexander, Angela Davis join Dream Defenders advisory board (Darren Sands, BuzzFeed)

"Minority Report," "Quantico" among new TV shows drawing diverse audiences (Rick Kissell, Variety)

Most Americans get "free stuff" from the government (Fair Chideya, FiveThirtyEight)

Once again, DeRay McKesson falsely assumes shooter is white (Alex Griswold, Mediaite)

Once again foreign-born jobs are up, U.S.-born jobs down (Rachel Stoltzfoos, The Daily Caller)

An open letter to the Republican Party (Tammy Bleck, The Huffington Post)

Oregon killer described as man of few words, except on topic of guns (Jack Healy, Ian Lovett, The New York Times)

Phoenix police department says officers need more training to prevent shootings: Civilians call for bigger reforms (Miriam Wasser, Phoenix New Times, Arizona)

Poll: Overwhelming opposition statewide to removing Confederate monuments (Mark Ballard, The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

Porn and hip-hop use racial stereotypes to "dehumanize and promote pimping" of black girls, say trafficking experts (Ray Nothstine, The Christian Post)

Racial Contract rebuttal: Racial conversations sparked around MSU's campus, various views (Justin Brickler, The Reflector, Mississippi)

The refugee crisis in America (Arun Gupta, Counterpunch)

Republican candidate Ben Carson shows signs of an identity crisis (Christal Jordan, Rolling Out)

Ted Cruz, the other Cuban American running for president (Patricia Mazzei, Miami Herald)

This is how immigration reform happened 50 years ago. It can happen again. (Mae Ngai, The Nation)

Trump and the refugees (William Finnegan, The New Yorker)

Unsettled: Immigrants search for their "forever" homes in Seattle (Tyrone Beason, The Seattle Times)

Was Chris Harper Mercer a Black Lives Matter shooter? Conflicting reports emerge about Oregon college shooting suspect (Nathan Francis, Inquisitr)

Was Donald Trump scheduled to take questions from a Hispanic group next week? The answer depends on who you ask. (Jenna Johnson, The Washington Post)

What Asian Americans owe African Americans (Christopher Punongbayan, The Huffington Post)

What happened when a Muslim ran for local office in Virginia (Atif M. Qarni, The Washington Post)

What it's like to be a black man in medical school (Damon Tweedy, Time)

When prejudice makes time slow down (Nathan Collins, Pacific Standard)

White House reveals end game for massive immigration (Tom Tancredo, Breitbart)

Why it matters that Elizabeth Warren has embraced Black Lives Matter (Adrian Walker, The Boston Globe)

Who lost white America? Blame these guys (Francis Wilkinson (Bloomberg), Chicago Tribune)

Will nation follow California on healthcare for immigrants here illegally? (Soumya Karlamangla, Los Angeles Times)


11 women kicked off Napa Valley Wine Train file $11M racial discrimination suit (Riya Bhattacharjee, NBC Bay Area)

Abby Hoffman, Pete Towsend, and Black Lives Matters (Bob Collins, Minnesota Public Radio)

"All this hate rhetoric and all these stereotypical images poison people's beliefs" (Christian Avard, The Huffington Post)

The "Americans speak English" debate is not about English at all (Emaan Majed, Talking Points Memo)

Are black dating apps really necessary? I spent a week trying to find out (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)

Ben Carson jokes about how he used to run from police: "That was back in the day before they would shoot you" (Stephen A. Crockett Jr. The Root)

Ben Carson jokes about police brutality (Marina Fang, The Huffington Post)

Bernie Sanders tells Latino lawmakers: Undocumented immigrants should benefit from Obamacare (Ed O'Keefe, John Wagner, The Washington Post)

The biggest ideas underpinning the anti-immigration movement aren't backed up by data (Jeff Guo, The Washington Post)

#BlackLivesMatter and the myth of a post racial America (David Theo Goldberg, The Good Men Project)

Black Lives Matter will not disrupt twin cities marathon (Video, CBS Minnesota)

Black Parenting Matters: Raising children in a world of police terror (Eisa Nefertari Ulen, Truthout)

Blacks: "Immigration should not be at our expense" (Larry Aubry, Los Angeles Sentinel)

Black women are Obama's most loyal voters - and his most ignored constituency (Kali Nicole Gross, The Washington Post)

"Bloviating about making the Mexicans pay for a wall" is distraction: Immigration critic (Michael Barone, Washington Examiner)

Can we make immigration "the number-one issue in the 2016 presidential election?" (Paul Nachman, VDARE)

Civil rights icon James Meredith spreading new message (Howard Ballou, MS News Now)

Clinton aims to build upon standing with Hispanics with organizing push ahead of primaries (Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report)

CNBC asks Trump if "racial tension is the jet fuel of your campaign" (VIDEO) (Video, Caitlin Cruz, Talking Points Memo)

Colin Powell: I continue to be a Republican "because it annoys them" (Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times)

Colin Powell slams Donald Trump on immigration [VIDEO] (Video, David Hookstead, The Daily Caller)

The costs of racial desparities in health care (John Z. Ayanian, MD, Harvard Business Review)

Donald Trump defends "Operation Wetback" plan for deporting illegal immigrants (Ma. Elana, The Latino Post)

Don't criticize Black Lives Matter for provoking violence. The civil rights movement did, too. (Simone Sebastian, The Washington Post)

Duncan Gray Jr., 53 years after the Ole Miss riot (Gary G. Yerkey, The Christian Century)

Elizabeth Warren pushes dishonest "Black Lives Matter" narrative (Lee Stranahan, Breitbart)

Exclusive: Marco Rubio fails to support single GOP immigration enforcement bill (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Farragut Houses community says school rezoning plan overlooks "obvious racial tensions" (Emma Whitford, Gothamist)

Ferguson activist talks civil rights in America since Michael Brown's death (Deron Dalton, The Daily Dot)

Ferguson's black voters want new election system (Zachary Roth, MSNBC)

Final Ferguson-related federal report dissects St. Louis County police (Christine Byers, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Forward to racial equality (Jamala Rogers, The St. Louis American)

Girls are the fastest-growing group in the juvenile justice system (Hannah Levintova, Mother Jones)

Henry Dumas wrote about black people killed by cops. Then he was killed by a cop (Beenish Ahmed, NPR)

Here is Marco Rubio's brilliant response to Black Lives Matter (Rachel Stoltzfoos, The Daily Caller)

Hillary Clinton's support among blacks plunges in a new poll (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Hollywood's hegemonic white male (Stephanie Clark, Sojourners)

Houska: Jeb Bush says Native Americans aren't offended: Next time ask us first (Tara Houska, Indian Country Today Media Network)

How African Americans at NASA helped remake the segregated South (Beryl Lieff Benderly, Science Careers)

How Christians can leverage #BlackLivesMatter and have a seat at the table (Nicola Menzie, The Christian Post)

I hated not being white: The lies I told just to fit in haunt me still (Tom Phan, Salon)

Immigration: 75 percent of Californians want illegal immigrants to stay, 53 percent of Republicans, poll finds (Taylor Tyler, HNGN)

Immigration is vital for innovation (Bryan Iams, The Hill)

It's time for the U.S. to embrace a talent-based immigration system (Jamie Merisotis, Reuters)

Jeb Bush: Crying out loud (Charles M. Blow, The New York Times)

Jim Crow segregation lives on: An examination of Pennsylvania's race-based system of public school funding (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)

#LaughingWhileBlack leads to $11M racial discrimination lawsuit (Video, Bryce Yukio Adolphson, Laurence Mathieu-Léger, Rupert Neate, The Guardian)

A lesser-known modernism inspired by African-American culture (Holland Cotter, The New York Times)

Maps: How immigration to the U.S. has changed since 1850 (Jean Trinh, LAist)

Matt Damon isn't a terrible person, he's just ignorant (Alex Abad-Santos, Vox)

Meet Rinna Rem, the Asian woman who asked her white friends to pay for her therapy (Mathew Rodriguez, Mic)

Miscalculation on visas disrupts lives of highly skilled immigrants (Julia Preston, The New York Times)

The model minority is losing patience (The Economist)

A Muslim shouldn't be president? We said that about Catholics, too (Livia Gershon, JSTOR Daily)

The next Ahmed Mohamed (Tammy Johnson, Pacific Standard)

NYPD says it will track use of force, actually start disciplining cops (Christopher Mathias)

Our immigration policy: Dangerously misunderstood on its 50th. anniversary (Julie Leininger Pycior, The Huffington Post)

Overuse of felonies an overlooked driver of mass incarceration, racial disparities (Lenore Anderson, The Huffington Post)

Palmetto sunrise: Confederate flag still divided by race (Schuyler Kropf, The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)

Post-Pope and Boehner: Rise of the Latino vote vs. 5th Circuit decision and ultra-right agenda (Rocio Saenz, The Huffington Post)

Racial discrimination: Bank to pay $18 million to Latinos, blacks for overcharging car loans (Michael Oleaga, Latin Post)

Racism in baseball isn't going anywhere (Dirk Hayhurst, Vice Sports)

The racial dimension of New York Police's use of force in 1 graphic (Christopher Groskopf, Eyder Peralta, NPR)

See the FBI's newest data on violent crime in Texas metro areas (Matt Levin, Houston Chronicle)

Senate introduces "gamechanger" criminal justice reform bill (Alex Altman, Maya Rhodan, Time)

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley honored for flag removal (Sidni M. Frederick, The Harvard Crimson)

South Carolinians favor Scott over Graham, back removal of Confederate flag (Video, Elizabeth Landers, CNN)

Texas sen. John Cornyn unveils bipartisan criminal justice reform bill amid Congressional chaos (Sylvan Lane, The Dallas Morning News)

Trevor Noah grills Chris Christie about absurd "Fed Ex" immigration plan (Video, Sarah Burris, Salon)

Trump and Carson's attacks on Muslims worry some GOP elders (Steve Peoples, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah)

Upholding the Voting Rights Act (U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, The Skanner, Portland, Oregon)

The war on America turns 50 (Ann Coulter, The Patriot Post)

What has - and has not changed - in the US when it comes to policy about race? (Kierran Petersen, PRI)

What we talk about when we talk about race (Radio (Urban Talk Radio), New Haven Independent, Connecticut)

"Whitesplaining": What it is and how it works (Catriona Elder, Raw Story)

Why Bernie Sanders doesn't like talking about criminal justice (Eli Hager, The Atlantic)

Why Black Lives Matter belongs on lesson plans (Linda K. Wertheimer, The Boston Globe)

Why criminal justice reform could work now (Noah Feldman, Bloomberg View)

Why do so many Americans think they have Cherokee blood? (Gregory D. Smithers, Slate)

Why lawmakers, candidates seek to roll back mandatory prison sentences (Olivia Lowenberg, The Christian Science Monitor)

The worst cases of police brutality in September (Jess Colarossi, Think Progress)