Oktober 2016


Gitte Nielsen, cand.mag., Amerikanske Studier



5 years after police shooting of mentally ill black man, a trial is set to begin (Lisa W. Foderado, The New York Times)

Affirmative Action, immigration and the politics of racial solidarity (Ben Cohen, American Thinker)

America is already in the midst of a voter suppression crisis (Mark Joseph Stern, Slate)

Amid quiet in Charleston, painstaking jury selection begins for trial in Walter Scott shooting (Andrew Knapp, The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)

Autistic black teen got lost running a 5K — and was assaulted by a man who feared getting mugged (Amy B. Wang, The Washington Post)

The battle of the southpaws: Race, rioting, and beer on the canvas (Alexander Reynolds, Vice)

The belief that slavery was solely a Southern institution is bunk (History News Network, Raw Story)

Clear thinking about the Ferguson effect (Joseph Margulies, Verdict)

Dakota Access pipeline protesters crowdsource for $5,000, get $1 million (Associated Press, CBS News)

Defying Trump's racist death sentence (Danny Katch, Yusef Salaam, Jacobin)

Dems launch multi-state legal effort against "vigilante voter intimidation" (Tierney Sneed, Talking Points Memo)

Federal lawsuits filed in 5 states after African-American voters purged from registration rolls, targeted for intimidation by the Trump campaign (Sophia Tesfaye, Salon)

For many, S.C. police shooting trial may finally offer a turning point (Radio, Debbie Elliott, Morning Edition, NPR)

Fred Whitfield and the black cowboys of rodeo (Paul Wachter, The Undefeated)

The hopes and lies driving migrant children to the US (Warren Richey, The Christian Science Monitor)

How Georgia's voter-fraud fight could make this grandmother a felon (Joel Anderson, BuzzFeed)

How to get white workers to vote for Clinton (Justin Miller, The American Prospect)

I witnessed cops using tear gas, rubber bullets, and sound cannons against anti-pipeline protesters (Fotos, video, Mother Jones)

John Oliver looks at racism and school segregation on Last Week Tonight (Video, Melissa Locker, TIME)

Judge rejects settlement over surveillance of Muslims by New York Police Department (Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, The New York Times)

KING: Adopting a black child is not a free pass to be racist (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

Latino voters could swing Georgia blue (Anne Kim, Washington Monthly)

Lawsuit alleges racially targeted voter purge in North Carolina (Pema Levy, Mother Jones)

The long, unfortunate history of racial parody in America (Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, Smithsonian)

A look at what's in store as Michael Slager's murder trial begins (Andrew Knapp, The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina)

Meet the gay, Vietnamese candidate who could be the first member of Congress born in a refugee camp (Casey Tolan, Fusion)

Murder trial of South Carolina ex-cop who killed Walter Scott to begin (Video, Tim Stelloh, NBC News)

The New Yorker endorses Hillary Clinton (Leder, The New Yorker)

Police killing of mentally ill black man is, 5 years later, headed to trial (Lisa W. Foderado, The New York Times)

The police killings no one is talking about (Stephanie Woodard, In These Times)

Rachel Dolezal memoir to explore "discrimination while living as black" (Alan Yuhas, The Guardian)

Remembering the Black Panther Party (Robert Greene II, Jacobin)

Review: "Blood at the Root" examines 1912 racial turmoil (Boganmeldelse, Don Schanche Jr. (Associated Press), The Washington Post)

Rise of the alt-right (Scott McConnell, The American Conservative)

The R.N.C.'s "Don't get out the vote" drives (Leder, The New York Times)

The simple truth about voter fraud (German Lopez, Vox)

Strangers on a strange election (Anu Partanen, Sayed Kashua, Chigozie Obioma, Yiyun Li, The New York Times)

Study finds racial discrimination by Uber and Lyft drivers (Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg)

The trial of Michael Slager is beginning and it's getting political (Jazz Shaw, Hot Air)

The "untold threat" responsible for 40% of illegal immigrants (Josh Siegel, The Daily Signal)

US Election 2016: Donald Trump supporters 'threatened' by ethnic diversity, reveals new study (PTI, DNA India, Indien)

Video could be key as ex-cop goes on trial in Walter Scott killing (Video, Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN)

What does it take to convict a cop who kills? (Jaeah Lee, Vice News)

Why new generation of black activists say, 'No thanks' to 2016 election (Harry Bruinius, The Christian Science Monitor)

Why the Clinton campaign is targeting white suburban women (The Economist)


Alabama ex-convict helps former prison inmates regain voting rights (Associated Press, Al.com, Alabama)

Bind. Torture. Kill. Vote? (Simon R. Gardner, Los Angeles Review of Books)

"Black votes matter": At one historically black college, the movement and the election co-exist uneasily (Darren Sands, Buzzfeed)

Crime experts divided on Alabama resisting-arrest bill (Tim Lockette, The Anniston Star, Alabama)

In case you thought racism was dead (Dina Gilio-Whitaker, Indian Country Today Media Network)

Dakota Access pipeline: Native Americans allege cruel treatment (Sam Levin, The Guardian)

Dakota ground battle: Can Sioux tribe protect ancestral lands and water from global energy barons? (Jim Hightower, Salon)

Erasing indigenous heritage (Fotos (fra Canada), Emily Anne Epstein, The Atlantic)

Exclusive - immigration officer: Border deluge of illegal aliens "is the worst we've ever seen" (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Full text: Milo's "rally for America" speech (Milo, Breitbart)

The GOP's age of authoritarianism has only just begun (Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine)

How DeRay Mckesson turned social media into a powerful tool for social justice (Kristina Monllos, Adweek)

Is America more racist, or more sexist? Admittedly, it's a tough call (D. Watkins, Salon)

"Jew-S-A!" chant is latest reminder of white supremacist support for Trump (Jose A. DelReal, Sean Sullivan, The Washington Post)

Lawyers for Michael Slager try dismissing Walter Scott murder case as "politically motivated" (Jason Silverstein, New York Daily News)

North Charleston, S.C., prepares for police shooting trial (Radio, Alexandra Olgin, Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR)

The privileges of protesting while white (Peniel Joseph, CNN)

The protests at Standing Rock are necessary. What happened at Malheur was nonsense. (Aaron Bady, Los Angeles Times)

A somber Charleston reflects on race as 2 murder trials begin (Alan Blinder, The New York Times)

"Talk to your friends at the KKK": Black Lives Matter protesters confront Bundy fans at celebratory BBQ (Video, Tom Boggioni, Raw Story)

Tomgram: Nate Terani, one veteran's war on Islamophobia (Nate Terani, TomDispatch.com)

Trump's campaign manager admits at least some Trump supporters are "deplorable" (Dara Lind, Vox)

A Trump supporter hung black dummies in his front yard in racist Halloween prop (Jessica McKinney, Complex)

Truth after Trump (Justin E.H. Smith, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

A turbulent week on front lines at DAPL (Sarah Sunshine Manning, Indian Country Today Media Network)

Walter Tull: Britain's forgotten black hero (Matthew Champion, Buzzfeed)

White Republicans are coming home to Donald Trump, at just the right time (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)


After violent clashes, Native American protesters vow to continue their fight against the Dakota Access pipeline (Sandy Tolan, Los Angeles Times)

Another Halloween, another battle over racist costumes (Gaby Del Valle, Gothamist)

Can Facebook prevent racial discrimination in targeted advertising? (Zhai Yun Tan, The Christian Science Monitor)

Election exposes generational divide among Hispanics (Nicholas Riccardi (Associated Press), The San Francisco Chronicle)

Hangman's noose, Hitler quote found on trees inside Fort Greene Park (Erica Davis, NBC New York)

How did Maajid Nawaz end up on a list of "anti-Muslim extremists"? (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Millennial expats eye US election with mix of unease, skepticism (Uptin Saiidi, CNBC)

Studies continue to say that the only police bias is against whites (LawOfficer.com)

This high school's racism highlighted the problem with Native mascots (Willie Burnley Jr., Attn)

Trial over Walter Scott’s death revives police-shootings debate (Cameron McWhirter, Scott Calvert, The Wall Street Journal)

Trump booted a black man from his rally and called him a "thug." Turns out he is a supporter. (Video, Amy B. Wang, The Washington Post)

Who's a "white nationalist"? Readers weigh in (James Fallows, The Atlantic)


6 Latinos making history in Cubs vs. Indians World Series (Gabe Salgado, NBC News)

"Abuela" Clinton panders for Latino votes (Jeannie DeAngelis, American Thinker)

Amnesty International just sent human rights observers to North Dakota to protect water protectors (Nathan Wellman, U.S. Uncut)

Amy Schumer defends "Formation" video: "It was never a parody" (Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone)

As a black Cubs fan, I understand history and I'm still hopeful (Michael Strautmanis, The Undefeated)

As "the highest-regulated race in the world," Native Americans suffer horrors (Joy Pullmann, The Federalist)

Black Lives Matter protesters burn Bundy supporter's American flag in front of Portland Justice Center (Nigel Jaquiss, Willamette Week, Portland, Oregon)

Blue lives: Pop culture's minority cops (Alyssa Rosenberg, The Washington Post)

The Bundy verdict proves the US is fine with armed white militants - but not Native American activists (Jake Flanagin, Quartz)

#CrimingWhileWhite: Twitter users angry about Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy not guilty verdict (Matthew Rozsa, Salon)

David Brooks says conservatism has failed, but he misses the biggest reason: race (Zack Beauchamp, Vox)

Democrats get out the vote. Republicans suppress it (Harold Meyerson, The American Prospect)

"Doctor Strange," and Hollywood's even stranger racism (Stephen Whitty, NJ.com, New Jersey)

Donald Trump calls African-American neighborhoods "ghettos" with "so many horrible problems" (Video, Chris Sommerfeldt, New York Daily News)

Eighteen examples of racism in criminal legal system (Bill Quigley, The Philadelphia Sunday)

Election will be gauge of growing Latino voting power (Bill Lambrecht, The Houston Chronicle)

Eric Garner's daughter slams Clinton campaign over emails confusing police brutality and gun violence (Julia Craven, The Huffington Post)

Facebook lets advertisers exclude users by race (Julia Angwin, Terry Paris Jr., ProPublica)

Flint effect? Environmentalism shifts to racial justice, inclusion. (Zack Colman, Mark Trumbull, The Christian Science Monitor)

Four notable 2016 films that boldly confronted racism (Witney Seibold, Crave)

"Harrisburg was the luck of the draw": Neo-Nazi group will rally at Pa. Capitol on Nov. 5 (Christian Alexandersen, The Patriot-News, Pennsylvania)

HUFFPOLLSTER: Most voters say Donald Trump doesn't respect democracy (Ariel Edwards-Levy, Natalie Jackson, The Huffington Post)

I am a white person who went to Standing Rock. This is what I learned. (Katie Scarlett Brandt, The Huffington Post)

An insult to FDR: Donald Trump’s proposed “New Deal” for Black America is an affront to Roosevelt’s civil rights legacy (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Kirk apologizes for racist attack on Duckworth (The Daily Beast)

Latino entrepreneurs: Edrizio De La Cruz makes strides in financial tech (Raul A. Reyes, NBC News)

The Latino ‘sleeping giant’ is finally woke in key battlegrounds (Jorge Rivas, Fusion)

Mass. cop's wife faked home robbery, blamed Black Lives Matter, police say (CBS News)

Mock lynching and black face spark outrage at Xavier University (Yahoo)

A moment of silence for the black and brown talent that grew on Vine (Kat Chow, Code Switch, NPR)

Parallel universes, even among the young (Catherine Rampell, The Washington Post)

Sanders calls on President to intervene in Dakota Access Pipeline dispute (Pressemeddelelse, Senator Bernie Sanders)

"A shameful moment for this country": Report back on militarized police raid of DAPL resistance camp (Video, Amy Goodman, Juan González, Democracy Now)

State-wide project aims at getting Latino vote out (Gloria Casas, Chicago Tribune)

Toni Morrison on reality TV, Black Lives Matter, and meeting Jeff Bezos (Nadifa Mohamed, Literary Hub)

"The trend has changed from Black Lives Matter to Blue Lives Matter," Brooklyn pol says (Will Bredderman, New York Observer)

Trump calls black supporter "thug," throws him out of rally (Daniel Marans, The Huffington Post)

Trump fails to mention Trayvon Martin during visit (Jeremy Diamond, The Philadelphia Tribune)

Trump’s words insulted this Hispanic woman. Her co-workers used them to terrorize her. (Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post)

What the Dakota Access Pipeline protest says about race and the sad state of American democracy (Eric Sherman, The Huffington Post)

What to know about the Dakota Access Pipeline protests (Justin Worland, TIME)

When rape culture meets race (Treva B. Lindsey, Complex)

White armed occupiers were acquitted. Native American activists were tear gassed. (Laurel Raymond, Think Progress)

White nationalists on Twitter (James Fallows, The Atlantic)

The white reverend who organized the deadly Dallas Black Lives Matter protest (Eric Markowitz, GQ)

Will Obama’s Cuba opening cost Clinton a win in Florida? (Franco Ordoñez, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Young black voters still split on Clinton, but many coming around if only to defeat Trump (Chicago Tribune)


American-Mexican singer Lila Downs on her Trump protest song, the drug war and giving voice to immigrants (Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, Jezebel)

The battle for North Carolina (Vann R. Newkirk II, The Atlantic)

Breaking: Dakota Access Pipeline approved (Chelsey Luger, Indian Country Today Media Network)

Bundy brothers acquitted in takeover of Oregon wildlife refuge (Kirk Johnson, The New York Times)

Clear evidence emerges of outrageous militarized police collaboration with oil companies at Standing Rock against protectors (Sarah Lazare, AlterNet)

Cop who quit in face of firing for fatal shooting seeking disability pay (Annie Sweeney, Chicago Tribune)

Crimes of the future (Sidney Perkowitz, Aeon)

Dakota Access Pipeline: Police remove protesters (Video, Mariena Baldacci, Emanuelle Grinberg, Holly Yan, CNN)

Democrats just filed a federal lawsuit accusing the Republican National Committee of voter intimidation (Dara Lind, Vox)

Developing: 100+ militarized police raiding #NoDAPL resistance camp blocking pipeline's path (Democracy Now)

The drug war's most enthusiastic recruit: Hollywood (Alyssa Rosenberg, The Washington Post)

Exclusive: EPA's top official commits to doing right by communities of color (Ben Adler, Aura Bogado, The Grist)

The first 100 days: What Clinton and Trump want to get done (Radio, Scott Horsley, All Things Considered, NPR)

Fool me once (Connor Kilpatrick, Jacobin)

Free Alabama Movement links prison slavery to lack of access to education, rehabilitation (Brian Sonenstein, Shadowproof)

How not to be a racist jerk on Halloween (Ellen McGirt, Fortune)

How Trump has helped the Christian Right return to its white nationalist roots (Brian Tashman (Right Wing Watch), AlterNet)

Inside the Trump bunker, with days to go (Joshua Green, Bloomberg)

Last taboo (Wesley Morris, The New York Times Magazine)

Lawyer alleges justice Clarence Thomas groped her when she was a young scholar (Tierney Sneed, Talking Points Memo)

Meet the white nationalist trying to ride the Trump train to lasting power (Josh Harkinson, Mother Jones)

Nevada elections chief refuses to accommodate Native Americans who have to drive 200 miles to vote (Kira Lerner, Think Progress)

North Carolina Republicans tried to disenfranchise a 100-year-old African-American woman (Ari Berman, The Nation)

Oregon occupation unites Native American tribes to save their land (Radio, Kirk Siegler, All Things Considered, NPR)

Podcast queen Phoebe Robinson on comedy and PC culture (Tahirah Hairston, Fusion)

Powerful photos from the Dakota Access Pipeline protest as cops prepare to make arrests (Fotos, Inae Oh, Mother Jones)

The real election fraud (Leder, The Nation)

The reality of Trump's alt-right trolls: They'll put your 7-year-old's face on a gas chamber (Sean Illing, Vox)

This behind-the-scenes look at the Trump campaign is terrifying (Charles P. Pierce, Esquire)

This is what it will be like to protest in 2020, when the state is watching your every move (Peter Moskowitz, Fusion)

Trump's "voter suppression operation" targets black voters (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

What's the matter with Utah? (Jon Anderson, Jacobin)

What we often forget when we talk about voting restrictions: the actual voters (Bridgett A. King, Vox)

Why body camera programs fail (Alex Pasternack, Fast Company)

The young black men who would be Republicans if not for Trump (David J. Dent, Vice)


After Katrina, where did all the black teachers go in New Orleans? (Emmanuel Felton, Fusion)

The anxious, unfinished story of Chinese-American assimilation (Hua Hsu, The New Yorker)

Are Democrats really more racist than Republicans? (John A. Tures, The Huffington Post)

Black Lives Matter activist Mckesson endorses Clinton (Louis Nelson, Politico)

Can an algorithm erase bias in Cook County bond courts? (Maya Dukmasova, Chicago Reader)

Conservatives against democracy (Josh Mound, Jacobin)

DeRay Mckesson: Why I’m voting for Hillary Clinton (DeRay Mckesson, The Washington Post)

Doctors have little guidance on what to do with racist patients (Anna Almendrala, The Huffington Post)

Early Latino turnout numbers give reason for optimism and concern (Stephen A. Nuño, NBC News)

Francis Fukuyama: America is in "one of the most severe political crises I have experienced" (Ezra Klein, Vox)

Harassed on Twitter: "People need to know the reality of what it's like out there" (Radio, Fresh Air, NPR)

Has Imbolo Mbue written the great American novel? (Aaron Bady, Literary Hub)

Hillary Clinton makes push for Latino vote with Univision appearance (Luis Miguel Echegaray, The Guardian)

How people wrongly sentenced to death are leading the fight to end capital punishment in California (Casey Tolan, Fusion)

Indiana officials are trying to block almost 45,000 black citizens from voting (Kira Lerner, Think Progress)

In pop culture, there are no bad police shootings (Alyssa Rosenberg, The Washington Post)

Inside Lewisburg Prison. A choice between a violent cellmate or shackles (Radio, Joseph Shapiro, Christie Thompson, All Things Considered, NPR)

The invisible empire of Alex Jones (Andy Cush, Spin)

Jesse Jackson in North Dakota to contest Dakota Access Pipeline (Yessenia Funes, ColorLines)

Kansas Rep. faces backlash for telling Black Lives Matter supporter to go back "home" (Video, Elizabeth Elizalde, New York Daily News)

KING: In defense of the Black Lives Matter movement (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

The mainstreaming of racism on Fox News (Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post)

A medical journal descends into partisan politics on police and racism (Andrew Lowy, The Federalist)

No, DeRay Mckesson's Clinton endorsement is not Black Lives Matter's endorsement (Aaron Morrison, Mic)

Off-color (Mallory Ortberg, Slate)

Ohio college campus rocked by racist social media photos involving pro-Donald Trump imagery (Video, Chris Sommerfeldt, New York Daily News)

Poll: Half of Americans say things were better in the fifties (John Hayward, Breitbart)

A region that sees racism as a threat to its economy (Alexia Fernández Campbell, The Atlantic)

Republican on police task force is slammed over "All Lives Matter" post (Greg Bluestein, Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

The slow fade of Tom Hanks (Anne Helen Petersen, Buzzfeed)

This election, the South looks much less Republican (Patrik Jonsson, Christian Science Monitor)

Top cop (Steve Early, Washington Monthly)

To remake the world: Slavery, racial capitalism, and justice (Walter Johnson, Boston Review)

The trials of sheriff Joe Arpaio (J. Weston Phippen, The Atlantic)

Trump is inspiring rust belt Democrats to "cross over" (John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist)

Trump's party of angry, white, abusive males (Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post)

Trump's supporters revealed (Lee Drutman, Washington Monthly)

When a felon casts her ballot (Kenneth R. Rosen, Medium)

"Who needs white when black lives matter": White student's blackface Snapchat sparks outrage (Fox8, Greensboro, North Carolina)

Why the World Series is tainted by racism (Brian Ward, The Nation)


The 131 black men murdered by Black Lives Matter (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

American respect for police reaches highest level in 50 years (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

Americans have had it with Black Lives Matter... What a new poll about police really shows (Joe Saunders, Western Journalism)

Amy Goodman on why the North Dakota Pipeline standoff is only getting worse (David Marchese, New York Magazine)

Are you sure you're not racist? (Jodi Picoult, TIME)

Attempting to woo Latino voters, Marco Rubio gets booed at Orlando festival (Adrian Florido, NPR)

Biden: Democratic Party has lost "gut connection" with white voters (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Black Lives Matter activist says security stopped him at Midway (Chicago Sun-Times)

Black lives matter less even in drug addiction (Center for Community Change Action, The Huffington Post)

A city clerk opposed an early-voting site at UW-Green Bay because "students lean more toward the Democrats" (Ari Berman, The Nation)

Clarence Thomas's twenty-five years without footprints (Jeffrey Toobin, The New Yorker)

Does the first amendment end at the prison gate? (Eli Hager, The Marshall Project)

Donald Trump's new Confederacy: At Gettysburg, he tried to evoke Lincoln's address but ended reprising Pickett's Charge (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Don't worry about vigilante election observers (Jessie Balmert, The Cincinnati Enquirer)

Even white people are abandoning Donald Trump (Abigail Tracy, Vanity Fair)

Florida teacher suspended after outrageously racist comment about black jelly beans (Alex Orlov, Mic)

Half of Americans want to take the country back to the 1950s (Ariel Edwards-Levy, The Huffington Post)

Hannity offers to pay for Obama to go to Kenya (Cristiano Lima, Politico)

Hello! It's me, your Facebook friend who is apparently racist now (Rachel Lackner, Quartz)

How Pepe the frog and Dilbert explain the culture wars of the 2016 election, in one comic (Aja Romano, Vox)

How pop culture's cops turned on their communities (Alyssa Rosenberg, The Washington Post)

How this red state is grappling with influx of refugees (Josh Siegel, The Daily Signal)

How to build a civil rights movement for the digital age (Gideon Lewis-Kraus, Wired)

How white "allies" are trying to help the Black Lives Matter movement (Ashantal Hathaway, The Grio)

How white nationalists learned to love Donald Trump (J.M. Berger, Politico Magazine)

If you choose to wear blackface on Halloween, you're just plain racist (Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

If you're thinking of voting for Donald Trump, read this first (Keith Olbermann, GQ)

Indians' Chief Wahoo logo is racist caricature, something LeBron James, outspoken on racial injustice, and many others fail to see (Video, Ebenezer Samuel, New York Daily News)

In one corner of the law, minorities and women are often valued less (Kim Soffen, The Washington Post)

An intervention letter for America (Michael Harriot, The Root)

I tried to ignore the election's racism. Then anti-Muslim Trump fans egged my car. (Beejoli Shah, Fusion)

Latino activists respond to Jan Brewer's "They don't vote" remark (Griselda Nevarez, Phoenix New Times, Texas)

Latino celebrities gather to honor Hispanic achievement in TV (Brian Latimer, NBC News)

Latino voters are showing up in "unprecedented" numbers in Florida early voting (Chris Sanchez, Business Insider)

Latino voters continue to face barriers at polling places (Adrian D. Pantoja, Ph.D., The Huffington Post)

Liberals didn't create the black middle class (Jason L. Riley, The Wall Street Journal)

A lot of people in the US are suddenly identifying as "white" - and a lot of them support Donald Trump (Eric D. Knowles, Linda R. Tropp, Quartz)

Make America violent again: Trump's rhetoric could cause Election Day mayhem - and worse (Zack Beauchamp,Vox)

Meet Moon Man: The alt-right's racist rap sensation, borrowed from the 1980s McDonald's ads (Matthew Sheffield, Salon)

Militias, Trump, and the romance of violent racism (Mark Sumner, Daily Kos)

New Gallup poll suggests most Americans have "great respect" for police (Claire Lampen, Mic)

Obama was right about Republican extremism all along (Brian Beutler, New Republic)

Oil safety or environmental racism? SMU forum shows Dakota Access pipeline divide (Jeffrey Weiss, The Dallas Morning News)

One convicted murderer is challenging the definition of free speech from behind bars (Eli Hager (The Marshall Project), Business Insider)

One of America's "best" school districts is actually kind of racist, report says (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)

Open racism, bigotry and misogyny: Research shows Trump supporters want America to be "great again" - like the 1950s (Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story)

Poll: Clinton's edge with young people crosses racial lines (Emily Swanson (Associated Press), ABC News)

Pro Donald Trump PAC releases candidate's first Spanish-language ads (Fox News)

Racism is a sin church must confront for Gospel to move forward, Bishop Claude Alexander says (Leonardo Blair, The Christian Post)

Remembering the absurdly racist blackface comedy "Soul Man" (Winston Cook-Wilson, Vice)

Response to "Black people cannot be racist, and here's why" (Mikala Everett, The University Star, Texas State University)

There is no modern-day Hitler (Uri Friedman, The Atlantic)

There's always money for cops (Nicole Colson, Jacobin)

There will be no Trumpism after Trump (Kevin Mahnken, New Republic)

To kneel or not to kneel? (Jason Green, The Prospector, The University of Texas at El Paso)

Tom Hayden: Who are you calling an immigrant? (Artikel fra 2. maj 2006, Tom Hayden, Truthdig)

Trump warns of inner city "hell" for blacks where Trayvon Martin was shot (Video, Candace Smith, ABC News)

Two old friends on growing up black and white in Lincoln, Nebraska (Sara Gilliam, Eric Crump, Tuesday Night)

The uncomfortable language of kink (J.A. Rock, The Huffington Post)

Undercover with a border militia (Shane Bauer, Mother Jones)

U.S. prisoner protest: Why listening to the voices of the incarcerated matters (Heather Ann Thompson, Newsweek)

What does the Latino vote mean this election season? (Radio, Jeff Tyson, Lucy Nalpathanchil, WNPR, Connecticut Public Radio)

Where are all the white American NBA players? (Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated)

White high schoolers in Miss. put noose around black student's neck and "yanked," NAACP says (Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post)

Why Trump's language reveals his racist attitudes (Kali Holloway, The National Memo)

Why Trump voters' "economic anxiety" isn't just secretly "racism" (Tory Newmyer, Fortune)

Yale president makes it clear his university is done with free speech (Richard A. Epstein, The Federalist)


25 years after Thomas joins Supreme Court, a friend hails American originalist (Kevin Mooney, The Daily Signal)

America's real refugee problem (Alexia Fernández Campbell, The Atlantic)

America's refusal to control firearms is killing teens at an absurd rate (Gary Younge, The Nation)

Approval rating of Seattle police reaches new high in latest independent survey (Steve Miletich, The Seattle Times)

Black Democrats to Hillary Clinton: Send money to take Congress (Jonathan Martin, The New York Times)

"The blacks" and "the Latinos": Trump's blatant racism is visible for all to see (Kali Holloway, AlterNet)

Californian's fight against illegal college subsidies for illegal immigrants heads to court (Cully Stimson, Hans von Spakovsky, The Daily Signal)

Can Latino vote help end GOP reign in Arizona? (Stephen A. Nuño, NBC News)

Civil rights attorneys warn of voting barriers that could help Trump in key battleground states (Steven Rosenfeld (AlterNet), Raw Story)

Clashes, arrests and fears - North Dakota pipeline protest at a boiling point (Sandy Tolan, Los Angeles Times)

Clinton's careful courtship of Muslim voters (David A. Graham, The Atlantic)

Clinton still struggles to energize Latino millennials, who support her half-heartedly (Andrew O'Reilly, Fox News)

Despite rhetoric, Trump backed by some Arab-American Muslims (Video, Nicole Gaudiano, USA Today)

Does Donald Trump believe in anything but himself? (Isaac Chotiner, Slate)

Donald Trump is backing off his signature "build the wall" campaign promise (Matthew Rozsa, Salon)

The door-to-door grind to lift Latino voter turnout (David Catanese, U.S. News & World Report)

Early voting numbers reveal the power of the Latino vote (Tricia Tongco, Attn)

Election day holds high stakes for Hispanics (Mike Lillis, Rafael Bernal, The Hill)

Even in Donald Trump's demographic base, President Obama has gotten more popular (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Forget Trump and Clinton. "Black Jeopardy" is SNL's best political sketch this year. (Video, Dan Zak, The Washington Post)

From the American Revolution to unarmed black men killed by police (Robert Bohm, The News Journal, Delaware)

GOP's Hispanic outreach could blunt Trump effect in Senate races (Steven T. Dennis, Bloomberg)

The growing electoral power of green Latino voters (Alejandro Dávila Fragoso, Think Progress)

How my husband ended up in jail after walking our dog (Dana Perino, The Daily Signal)

How police censorship shaped Hollywood (Alyssa Rosenberg, The Washington Post)

How the GOP is trying to steal North Carolina (Martin Longman, Washington Monthly)

How the push to register Latino voters could change Arizona's political makeup (Video, PBS Newshour)

Improved U.S.-Cuba relations are creating a surge of Cuban migrants (Radio, Melissa Block, Marisa Peñaloza, Morning Edition, NPR)

Inmates explain how they'd run prisons (Maurice Chammah, Vice)

In Ohio, despair breeds the politics of ambivalence (John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist)

In Trump, Hispanic Republicans may face their Alamo (Christopher Hooks, Texas Observer)

I pretended to be black to get into med school - now I'm supporting Trump to end affirmative action (Vijay Jojo Chokal-Ingam, Independent Journal Review)

Latina Contra Trump sisters say internet fame comes with new responsibilities (Tim Rogers, Fusion)

A letter about Donald Trump, from a black nephew to his white aunt (Zak Cheney Rice, Mic)

Many Hispanic students never have a teacher who looks like them - and that's a big problem (Timothy Pratt, Fusion)

More than 83 arrests at Dakota Access Pipeline demonstrations spur a call to action (Rebecca Bengal, Vogue)

The most astute analysis of American politics in 2016? SNL's "Black Jeopardy!" sketch. (Video, Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

The myth of the racist cop (Heather Mac Donald, The Wall Street Journal)

New Deal era map shows zones of Philly segregation, prosperity (Michael Tanenbaum, PhillyVoice.com, Philadelphia)

North Carolina's black voters shrug off Trump's talk of fraud (Video, Emily Cadei, Newsweek)

The racism behind Trump's "rigged election" talk (Lincoln Blades, Rolling Stone)

Racist, pro-Trump graffiti shocks Spanish-speaking elementary school (Video, Juliette Goodrich, CBS San Francisco)

Senator Tim Scott: Putting a face on poverty (Alexandra Desanctis, National Review)

SNL's "Black Jeopardy!" sketch unfairly compared African-Americans to racist pro-Trump whites (Bob Cesca, The Daily Banter)

Testing federal power over immigration (Garrett Epps, The Atlantic)

Texas sees a surge in Latino voters (R.G. Ratcliffe, Texas Monthly)

Thanks, Donald, for finally waking up the Latino vote! (kos, Daily Kos)

This 94-year-old is the most badass civil rights judge you've never heard of (Daniel Rivero, Fusion)

This professor devotes her life to countering dangerous speech. She can't ignore Donald Trump's. (Colby Itkowitz, The Washington Post)

Tom Hayden and the unfinished business of democracy (The Nation)

Trump may be what Grant was for Lincoln's America (Charles Hurt, The Washington Times)

Trump's claim that Clinton "allowed thousands of criminal aliens to be released" (Video, Glenn Kessler, The Washington Post)

The ugly history of "Lügenpresse," a Nazi slur shouted at a Trump rally (Rick Noack, The Washington Post)

We showed Trump voters photos of black and white Americans. Here's how it affected their views. (Matthew D. Luttig, Christopher Federico, Howard Lavine, The Washington Post)

When for-profit colleges prey on unsuspecting students (Melinda D. Anderson, The Atlantic)


Asian-American: Do homework about candidates, issues - then vote (Yukong Zhao, Orlando Sentinel, Florida)

Bereaved mother of Trayvon Martin, others change mourning into movement (Jenny Drabble, Winston-Salem Journal, North Carolina)

Black Lives Matter to many groups (Mark Curnutte, The Cincinnati Enquirer)

Black Lives Matter wants a "New Deal" for black communities (Spencer Irvine, Accuracy in Media)

Cash bail, a centerpiece of the justice system, is facing its undoing (Jon Schuppe, NBC News)

First-time voters (Fotos, Katy Grannan, The New Yorker)

Hate Rising: Jorge Ramos delves deep into racial hatred in America (Video, Breanna Edwards, The Root)

Here’s what nobody understands about race in America (Lynn Stuart Parramore, AlterNet)

The New Yorker endorses Hillary Clinton (Leder, The New Yorker)

Ouch! Hillary Clinton rebuts Black Lives Matter activists' rant against affirmative action (Spencer Irvine, Accuracy in Media)

Residents of Kansas city rally in support of Muslims (Ali Younes, Al Jazeera)

Tomgram: Gary Younge, America's deserving and undeserving dead children (Gary Younge, TomDispatch.com)

Tom Hayden and the unfinished business of democracy (The Nation)

Tom Hayden taught us how to get beyond Trump and Trumpism (John Nicholas, The Nation)

Trolls for Trump (Andrew Marantz, The New Yorker)

Untangling the immigration debate (Kelefa Sanneh, The New Yorker)

When Mexico needed a wall to keep Americans out (Kevin Waite, History News Network)

Why several Native Americans are suing the Mormon Church (Lilly Fowler, The Atlantic)


83 arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline protest (Ralph Ellis, CNN)

Alt right is moving toward the mainstream (James Poulos, The Orange County Register, Californien)

Black Lives Matter, privilege, and Bill Clinton the predator, these are Malik Obama's 15 wildest tweets from the past week (Elena Weissmann, The Daily Caller)

Black producer at CNN fired over anchor Ashleigh Banfield's implicit bias? (Yvette Caslin, Rolling Out)

Breitbart alt-right fever dream shifts sights to "pro-Islamic" Paul Ryan in laughable screed (Tom Boggioni, Raw Story)

Chelsea Handler destroys Trump's racism defense in one sobering tweet (Cole Delbyck, The Huffington Post)

CNN panel laughs when Trump backer says no evidence to call him racist (VIDEO) (Video, Allegra Kirkland, Talking Points Memo)

The cruelest campaign: Republicans in Hispanic districts (Rachael Bade, Politico)

Emmett Till memorial in Mississippi is now pierced by bullet holes (Adrienne Mahsa Varkiani, Think Progress)

An Emmett Till sign in Mississippi has been vandalized with bullet holes (Tamerra Griffin, Buzzfeed)

Former Arizona governor dismisses Hispanics: "They don't vote" (Sam Levine, The Huffington Post)

Former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke narrowly qualifies for U.S. Senate debate to be held at a historically black college (Laura Bult, New York Daily News)

George Leighton, pioneering African-American judge, lawyer turns 104 (Steve Schmadeke, Chicago Tribune)

Getting real about race: A discussion in Cleveland (Radio, Michel Martin, All Things Considered, NPR)

Hillary Clinton praises Black Lives Matter movement in Tampa radio interview (Peter Schorsch, Florida Politics)

His family attacked by Trump deplorables, National Review's David French speaks out (Hrafnkell Haraldsson, PoliticusUSA)

I am racist and so are you (Alex Judd, The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Is America in a boiling fury about immigration? Not the America I have seen (James Fallows, The Atlantic)

Jorge Ramos: Journalists will be judged by how we reacted to Donald Trump, by not rejecting his "racism" (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Juror's posts about thugs, Black Lives Matter went unnoticed before Norfolk officer's trial (Jonathan Edwards, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Virginia)

KING: Dear Bronx DA Darcel Clark, file charges against the NYPD cop who killed Deborah Danner (Shaun King, New York Daily News)

National anthem singer kneels while wearing "Black Lives Matter" shirt (Video, Des Bieler, The Washington Post)

Penetrating the police brotherhood (Frank Serpico, Politico Magazine)

Racism is just another national conversation we're having (Daniel Greenfield, FrontPage Mag)

The racist bid to deny Clarence Thomas' historic greatness (Mark Paoletta, New York Post)

A racist on the Jews: Let the Donald Trump! (Sascha Vongehr, Science 2.0)

Sheriff David Clarke: The NAACP has sold out black America (Sheriff David Clarke, The Hill)

Sign marking site of civil rights icon Emmett Till's death shot 40 times (Tom McKay, Mic)

Simone Biles once again had to address racist internet trolls (Jasmine Alyse, Global Grind)

Singer reveals "Black Lives Matter" shirt, kneels during national anthem (Joseph Ax (Reuters), The Huffington Post)

Trump is calling a spade a spade in MX (Eduardo McKay Díaz, Mexico News Daily)

Trump will go away, but the anger he's stirred up is just getting started (Joel Kotkin, The Daily Beast)

White supremacists in the "age of Trump" (Wisconsin Gazette)

Why Hispanics shouldn't vote for Hillary (Michael Bargo, Jr., American Thinker)

Yes, American democracy could break down (Yascha Mounk, Politico)


50 years later: A look back at the Black Panther Party (Lawrence Ware, The Root)

Aunt goes on trial on weapons charges over 14-year-old Endia Martin's killing (Jason Meisner, Chicago Tribune)

Black college students graduate with more debt than white peers — and then the gap triples (James Dennin, Mic)

Black Lives Matter activist Brittany Packnett on why she's finally #WithHer (Melissa Harris-Perry, Elle)

Director Barry Jenkins on crafting "Moonlight" with authenticity (Tahirah Hairston, Fusion)

He's with her: Inside Paul Ryan's months-long campaign to elect Hillary Clinton president (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Hindus and Trump rallied together in a xenophobic fever dream (Giri Nathan, Deadspin)

How this venture fund is helping convicts turn their lives around (Mark Suster, Inc.)

In emotional new ad, Khizr Khan asks if his fallen son would have a place in Trump's America (Video, Dan Merica, CNN)

"It's a bloodbath": staff describe life inside America's most violent prison (Matthew Teague, The Guardian)

Lady Gaga on song about Trayvon Martin: "How can I not say something?" (Sandra Gonzalez, CNN)

Not everyone is happy about lynching memorial for "negro of wealth" in small S.C. town (Jeffrey Collins (Associated Post), National Post, Canada)

Prison officials block mail and visitation in attempt to stifle prison organizing (Brian Sonenstein, Shadowproof)

That time DC Comics' first black superhero kicked Hal Jordan's ass (Evan Narcisse, Gizmodo)

This ex-Occupy activist is trying to bring the revolution to small-town Oregon (Donnell Alexander, Fusion)

Troubled Bronx woman Deborah Danner was battling own family when she was killed by cop (Corky Siemaszko, NBC News)

A Trump supporter dwells in Beijing (Isaac Stone Fish, The Atlantic)

Twelve facts about incarceration and prisoner reentry (Rapport, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Ryan Nunn, Lauren Bauer, Audrey Breitwieser, Megan Mumford, Greg Nantz, Brookings)

What happens when you have a racist juror in the courthouse? (Dahlia Lithwick, Slate)

White writer (Sarah Schulman, The New Yorker)


2 years later, activists urge passage of Laquan McDonald Act (Sam Charles, Alexandra Olsen, Chicago Sun-Times)

2 years later, Laquan McDonald shooting leaves a trail of change (Christy Gutowski, Chicago Tribune)

Activists push for Rahm Emanuel recall on Laquan McDonald anniversary (Aamer Madhani, USA Today)

The agency designed to protect civilians from the police actually protects police from civilians (Hélène Barthélemy, The Nation)

"All the black and brown people have to leave": Trump's scary impact on how kids think (Jenée Desmond-Harris, Vox)

Black-white disparity in student loan debt more than triples after graduation (Rapport, Judith Scott-Clayton, Jing Li, Brookings)

The city: Prison's grip on the black family (Matt Black, Trymaine Lee, NBC News)

Crowd marks 2nd anniversary of Laquan McDonald's death (Nereida Moreno, Chicago Tribune)

Disenfranchised by bad design (Lena Groeger, ProPublica)

Donald Trump can't undermine American democracy because it barely even exists (Rosa Brooks, Foreign Policy)

From Mexican rapists to bad hombres, the Trump campaign in two moments (Video, The Washington Post)

Hard-line prosecutors face rejection from voters in elections across the U.S. (Jordan Smith, The Intercept)

Here's why Trump's "bad hombres" comment was so offensive (Carolina Moreno, The Huffington Post)

How the right changed its mind on prison (Megan McArdle, Bloomberg)

Immigration finally gets presidential-debate spotlight (Video, Daniel González, The Arizona Republic)

Jorge Ramos: Trump lost Latinos for good with "bad hombres" line (Matt Wilstein, The Daily Beast)

Latino, union voters may hold the cards in Nevada (Rebecca Berg, Real Clear Politics)

The life and legacy of Laquan McDonald (Video, Leah Hope, ABC7 Chicago)

Mahershala Ali (Emma Brown, Interview)

Making peace with Trump's revolutionaries (Peter Hessler, The New Yorker)

"Moonlight": Is this the year's best movie? (Filmanmeldelse, A. O. Scott, The New York Times)

Proposed law marks second anniversary of Laquan McDonald's death in Chicago (Safia Samee Ali, NBC News)

Religious feelings could sway the vote in 2016 election (Eric McDaniel, The Conversation)

Seeing options shrinking, white men in America ask why (Matt Sedensky, Chicago Tribune)

Sympathy for the devil? (Seth Ackerman, Jacobin)

Thousands of Seattle teachers wear "Black Lives Matter" t-shirts to support students of color (Video, Catherine Thorbecke, ABC News)

Trump loyalists plan own exit poll amid claims of 'rigged' election (Oliver Laughland, Sam Thielman, The Guardian)

Twitter cuts ties with second firm police use to spy on social media (Dell Cameron, The Daily Dot)

Voter suppression is a much bigger problem than voter fraud (Ari Berman, The Nation)

What I learned from a week at the Mexico border wall (Alexis C. Madrigal, Fusion)

When these Latinos tell immigration stories, they push beyond fairy tales (Leah Donnella, Code Switch, NPR)

Why Donald Trump says "the" before "African Americans" and "Latinos" (Jenée Desmond-Harris Vox)

Why Moonlight is a small miracle of a movie (Diskussion, Jason Parham, Cord Jefferson, Anupa Mistry, Patrick D. Mcdermott, The Fader)

Why the future face of the Midwest looks like this Somali immigrant (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)


Anti-Semitic posts, many from Trump supporters, surge on Twitter (Jonathan Mahler, The New York Times)

Arbitration and the revolving door of bad cops (Alan Neuhauser, U.S. News & World Report)

Asian American discrimination will outlast the election (Doug Tsuruoka, Asia Times)

"Atlanta" has brilliant characters. And some of the best acting on TV. (TV-anmeldelse, Wesley Morris, The New York Times)

The battle for criminal-justice reform is being fought in local district attorney races (Maurice Chammah (The Marshall Project), Business Insider)

"Birther" judge accused of making crude and racist comments is still on the bench. For now. (Kristine Guerra, The Washington Post)

Bonnie Greer: "Black Lives Matter is a big fail for my generation" (Nosheen Iqbal, The Guardian)

Claudia Rankine: why I'm spending $625,000 to study whiteness (Steven W. Thrasher, The Guardian)

Cop in fatal Bronx shooting broke NYPD rules on handling mentally ill suspects, police commissioner says (Video, Ryan Sit, Jennifer Fermino, Thomas Tracy, New York Daily News)

David Duke says Donald Trump has "embraced my issues" (Daniel J. Solomon, Forward)

Decoding the "dog whistle" politics of Trump and Clinton (Video, Tanzina Vega, CNN Money)

Donald Trump pledges to deport "bad hombres" and praises... Obama? (Betsy Woodruff, The Daily Beast)

Donald Trump's "bad hombres" comment causes confusion (Video, Jennifer Earl, CBS News)

The four most important criminal justice issues on the ballot this year (Beth Schwartzapfel (The Marshall Project), Business Insider)

GOP leaders calling their voters "racist" won't win elections (Scott Greer, The Daily Caller)

Henry Giroux | The United States' war on youth: From schools to debtors' prisons (Henry A. Giroux, Truthout)

Here's why it's in our economic self-interest to keep an open door to immigrants (History News Network, Raw Story)

High school responds to "unacceptable" racist slur video (Video, Adrian Arambulo, NBC Los Angeles)

How a rival political operative in 1992 handled a dossier on Bill Clinton's secret black son (Seth Stevenson, Slate)

How Hitler went from fringe politician to dictator - and why it's a mistake to think it couldn't happen in the US (Henry Blodget, Business Insider)

How interracial romance "Loving" became the most relevant movie this election season (Stephen Galloway, The Hollywood Reporter)

How machines learn to be racist (Jeff Larson, Julia Angwin, Terry Parris Jr., ProPublica)

Inside Trump's wall: Will it work? (Warren Richey, The Christian Science Monitor)

Jorge Ramos: U.S. election will be "referendum" on Trump (Latin American Herald Tribune, Venezuela)

Journalists "bear the brunt" of rising anti-semitism on Twitter, report says (Emily Tate, The Huffington Post)

Kansas militia extremists: "The only good Muslim is a dead Muslim" (Tierney Sneed, Talking Points Memo)

Kids Lives Matter (Kevin Gordon, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Mayor De Blasio on fatal police shooting of Bronx woman: "It should never have happened" (Video, CBS New York)

"Moonlight" captures the complexities of growing up gay and black in America (Filmanmeldelse, Michael Cuby, Vice)

The new blue and red: An educational split is replacing the culture war (Nate Cohn, The New York Times)

New voter ID rules, other election changes could cause confusion (Video, Rebecca Beitsch, PBS Newshour)

New "Yelp for cops" app takes epidemiological approach to police misconduct (Maya Dukmasova, Chicago Reader)

Patt Morrison asks: Black Obituary Project founder Ja'han Jones on the psychological toll of police violence (Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times)

"The police killings no one is talking about": Native Americans most likely to be killed by cops (Video, Amy Goodman, Stephanie Woodard, James Rideout)

Racist Facebook posts about Obama led to Pennsylvania mayor's resignation (Horia Ungureanu, Tech Times)

The real vote rigging: Republicans make it harder for millions to vote in 2016 election (Video, Amy Goodman, Democracy Now)

A short history of white people rigging elections (Dara Lind, Vox)

There's a new "silent majority," and it's voting for Hillary Clinton (Matthew Yglesias, Vox)

This election was supposed to upend how Hispanics voted. Instead, it is dividing white voters. (Philip Bump, The Washington Post)

Time for justice: Tackling race inequalities in health and housing (Richard V. Reeves, Dayna Bowen Matthew, Brookings)

"To be white is to be racist, period," a high school teacher told his class (Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post)

Trump and Clinton touch on immigration during debate, but not much (Lomi Kriel, The Houston Chronicle)

Trump: We have some "bad hombres" here and we're going to get them out (Video, Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics)

Twitter's anti-semitism problem (Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker)

‘We failed,’ New York police commissioner says of sergeant fatally shooting ‘emotionally disturbed’ woman (Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

We're in the midst of the biggest prison strike in US history (German Lopez, Vox)

What should we do about all these white supremacists on Twitter? (Russell Brandom, The Verge)

Whose death gets to count, and for what? (Gary Younge, Literary Hub)

Why these Americans refuse to vote (Michael Tracey, Vice)

The world was wrong about Obama (David Lawrence, American Thinker)


1.5 million voters are missing in Florida - and it could be the difference between Trump and Clinton (Daniel Rivero, Fusion)

50 years later - What can the Black Panther Party teach a new generation of revolutionaries? (Danny Shaw, Liberation)

America's bigotry and hate speech problem can't be ignored (Eric Yaverbaum, The Huffington Post)

As a black man, I’ve suffered microaggressions. I shouldn’t talk about them. (Jeremy Hunt, The Washington Post)

ATLANTIC: "In Ferguson, the seeds of Trump's defeat" - Wait, what? (Steve Sailer, VDare.com)

Black folk hate white tears and blatant racism more than charter schools (Andre Perry Ph.D., The Root)

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson talks Colin Kaepernick, progress and the future (Noah Kirsch, Forbes)

Black Lives Matter infiltrating public schools (Joseph Klein, FrontPage Mag)

Clown costumes banned, racist Native American costumes still OK (Tiffany Midge, Indian Country Today Media Network)

Co-founders of Black Lives Matter movement urge students to "get engaged" (Allison Steines, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Wisconsin)

Confronting racism against Asian-Americans (Chat, Michael Luo, Chris Kwok, Anthony Christian Ocampo, Grace Meng, Simran Jeet Singh, Erika Lee, Anand Giridharadas, Arun Venugopal, The New York Times)

Dakota pipeline protesters confront the "black snake": "We're living by the fire" (Sandy Tolan, Salon)

Does Brookline have a problem with black people? (Gus Garcia-Roberts, Boston Magazine)

Donna Brazile has some thoughts on Hillary's approach to Black Lives Matter (Nina Burleigh, Elle)

Federal data shows Wis. has largest racial H.S. graduation gap in nation (Associated Press, CBS Minnesota)

Former Black Lives Matter leader says movement is "on the wrong side of history" (Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal)

For years, the way Hillary Clinton talked about race bothered me. Here's how I made my peace. (Salamishah Tillet, Elle)

Freedom of movement (Stuart Klawans, The Nation)

Freedom rider: Henry Louis Gates' $10 million scam (Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report)

Harry Belafonte and the art of activism (Mark Reynolds, PopMatters)

Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump is using "alt-right" conspiracy theorist's talking points (Video, Matt Payton, The Independent, UK)

Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party plantation and the black political pundits who do their bidding (Solomon Comissiong, Black Agenda Report)

How "bias" went from a psychological observation to a political accusation (Emily Bazelon, The New York Times Magazine)

How fear of diversity has led to the "civil war" of this election (Katherine Speller, PRI)

How police reform is failing in San Francisco (Paris, Vice)

Is it the end of the GOP? (Bob Schneider, Chicago Now)

Is Trump's "voter fraud" rhetoric coded racism? (Tracy Jan, Victoria McGrane, The Boston Globe)

Is Trump urging his gun-toting supporters to break voter intimidation laws? (Tierney Sneed, Talking Points Memo)

Judge retires after complaint of insensitive racial comments (Associated Press, Boston Herald)

Labor leader to Seattle police union: Don't isolate yourselves, show solidarity with other workers (Ansel Herz, The Stranger, Seattle)

A man called police to help his distressed wife. They wound up killing her. (Video, Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post)

Mayor on hotseat for racist Facebook posts about Obama is out (CBS News)

Meet the alt-right "spokesman" who's thrilled with Trump's rise (Sarah Posner, Rolling Stone)

"Moonlight" and the burden of black creatives (Michael Arceneaux, Complex)

Morning Joe attacks "elites" for ignoring Trump supporters: Don't call them racist, they're in pain (Video, Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story)

NAACP tells black parents to keep their kids in crappy schools as leverage for tax hikes (Joy Pullmann, The Federalist)

New strategy for justice reform: Vote out the DA (Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project)

North Dakota's war on the First Amendment threatens everyone's right to know (John Nichols, The Nation)

Obama's brother will be at tomorrow's debate, cheering on Donald Trump (Justin Holcolmb, Town Hall)

Pepe the Frog creator wants to re-claim "hate symbol" from alt right (Eric Pfeiffer, GOOD)

Puerto Ricans really don't like Trump but activists want Clinton to do more (Adrian Carrasquillo, Buzzfeed)

Racial profiling, by a computer? Police facial-ID tech raises civil rights concerns. (Craig Timberg, The Washington Post)

Racism, truth, and politics in 2016 (Jane M. Orient, M.D., Sunshine State News, Florida)

The rap sheet against Sheriff Arpaio (Leder, The New York Times)

The rarest Pepe of all is an alt-right election nightmare (Jenna Amatulli, The Huffington Post)

Reactions mixed to Wellesley police chief's racial injustice apology (Associated Press, CBS Boston)

Report finds racial bias in facial recognition technology (Jeff Stone, The Christian Science Monitor)

Sanders: Trump campaign "based on racism," "sexism," "dividing us" (Joey Peters, The NM Political Report, Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Several reasons why I choose not to see "Birth of a Nation" (Joe Davis, ThyBlackMan.com)

Should we see everything a cop sees? (McKenzie Funk, The New York Times Magazine)

The sociological theory that explains Trump's assumption that all black citizens live in the "inner city" (Elijah Anderson, Vox)

Stranger in my skin: Racial (un)belonging in the US (Tommy Chung, The Advocate, City University of New York)

The Stranger's endorsements for the November 2016 general election (Stranger Election Control Board, The Stranger, Seattle)

Trump Jr. joked about Aurora shooting, Arab stereotypes, overweight people in shock-jock interviews (Video, Andrew Kaczynski, CNN Money)

Trump's call for dystopian policing (Victor Ray, Boston Review)

U.S. police chiefs apologized for their role in racism. What's next? (Ellen McGirt, Fortune)

What Americans say about racial discrimination (EfficientGov.com)

What the shooting of Alfred Olango says about the state of black refugees in the U.S. (Opal Tometi, TIME)

When all boats aren't lifted (Lindsey Gilbert, The Baffler)

When should you stand at a sporting event? (Drew Magary, Deadspin)

Why the gun-control movement fails (Gary Younge, The Nation)

Would progressive economics win over Trump's white working class voters? (Mike Konczal, Medium)


19 sexist & racist Halloween costumes you should stay the hell away from (Chris Tognotti, Bustle)

After man who shot at George Zimmerman is sentenced, some ask: What about Trayvon? (Elizabeth Koh, Miami Herald)

The anti-Semitism we hoped to never see again: Column (Jennifer Anne Moses, USA Today)

Bills fans boo Colin Kaepernick, chant "USA" before he kneels (Nick Wagoner, ESPN)

The Birth of a Nation: the twisted history of Hollywood's "racist masterpiece" (Tim Robey, The Telegraph, UK)

Chicago police assault revives "Ferguson effect" theory (Video, Christian Bryant, Newsy)

Colin Kaepernick comments on Bills fans, says anthem protests are "very patriotic" (Des Bieler, The Washington Post)

Community challenges hire of new Ferguson cop after officer sided with Texas cop who threw teen to ground in pool incident (Mariah Stewart, The St. Louis American)

A computer program used for bail and sentencing decisions was labeled biased against blacks. It's actually not that clear. (Sam Corbett-Davies, Emma Pierson, Avi Feller, Sharad Goel, The Washington Post)

Confronting racism as a white man (Royce Jeffrey, The Baltimore Sun)

Democrats warn of a racist uprising if Donald Trump loses election (S.A. Miller, The Washington Times)

Dump Trump, defeat racism and misogyny, build the left (In These Times)

Evangelical pastor explains what he sees as the root of racism (Video, Antonia Blumberg, The Huffington Post)

An ex-cop's remorse (Stephanie Clifford, The New Yorker)

FBI director: We really have no idea if there's "an epidemic of police violence against black people" (Video, Mark Berman, The Washington Post)

Fears of political violence rise as election rhetoric turns apocalyptic (Tina Nguyen, Vanity Fair)

"Ferguson effect"? Chicago police release video of beaten officer who didn't pull weapon (Video, Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post)

Fifty years of black American struggle (Kehinde Andrews, The Herald, Zimbabwe)

Find out what immigration growth looks like in your state (Josh Siegel, The Daily Signal)

Former Black Lives Matter St. Paul organizer Rashad Turner takes post at Minnesota Comeback (Beena Raghavendran, Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Going There: Getting real about race (Michel Martin, Going There, NPR)

GORMAN: Solving racial injustices through reparations is infeasible (Ryan Gorman, The Cavalier Daily, University of Virginia)

Head of nation's largest police chief group issues formal apology for "historical mistreatment" of racial minorities (Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times)

Here is why Donald Trump's racism and his misogyny are not two separate issues (Lorraine Berry, Raw Story)

Hillary Clinton WikiLeaks emails reveal campaign dismissed Black Lives Matter concerns with one word: "Yuck" (Video, Alex Garofalo, International Business Times)

How weed became a white girl thing (Beca Grimm, Fusion)

In Ferguson, the seeds of Trump's defeat (Molly Ball, The Atlantic)

In the hollow (Chris Offutt, Harper's)

Is the media stumbling on immigration coverage? (Kyanna Spaulding, MediaFile)

It's "All Lives Matter" (Liz Lemery Joy, Albany Times Union, New York)

John Lewis's long march (Jonathan W. Gray, New Republic)

Kerry James Marshall is shifting the color of art history (Wyatt Mason, The New York Times Style Magazine)

The "liberal" media is already whitewashing the racism of Trump's supporters (Justin Rosario, The Daily Banter)

Luke Cage star: "Any black man would want to be bulletproof" (Green Left Weekly, Australien)

Man who shot at George Zimmerman sentenced to 20 years in prison (Merrit Kennedy, NPR)

Matthew Apperson, the man who shot at George Zimmerman, gets 20 years in prison (Video, Rene Stutzman, Orlando Sentinel, Florida)

Mom of Kalief Browder dies of a "broken heart" (Breanna Edwards, The Root)

Obama lets record number of Central Americans migrate into United States in 2016 (Neil Munro, Breitbart)

The police killings no one is talking about (Stephanie Woodard, In These Times)

Populism is not fascism (Sheri Berman, Foreign Affairs)

Racism in the criminal justice system (Tess Halpern, The Massachusetts Daily Collegian)

The racist and sexist history of keeping birth control side effects secret (Bethy Squires, Broadly)

Republicans waffle as Trump is captured by the alt right (David Horsey, Los Angeles Times)

Seattle teachers enforce Black Lives Matter indoctrination (Matthew Vadum, FrontPage Mag)

Soft racism permeates our nation (Jade Wu, The Hill)

Some people of color in Philadelphia turn out for Trump (Michaela Winberg, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

South Asians, Filipinos call out lack of inclusion in "Times" video about racism (Mathew Rodriguez, Mic)

Standing Rock Pipeline fight draws hundreds to North Dakota Plains (Video, Sasha Von Oldershausen, NBC News)

There are white people who think "Luke Cage" is racist, because nothing makes sense anymore (Guff)

There was a refugee crisis on U.S. soil. We know it as the Civil War (Chandra Manning (History News Network), TIME)

This anti-Donald Trump billboard in Michigan is the best clapback to his racist rhetoric (Sarah Harvard, Mic)

This election is being rigged - but not by Democrats (Ari Berman, The Nation)

Thousands of Indian Americans turned out to see Bollywood stars. Then Donald Trump walked in. (Nidhi Prakash, Fusion)

The unlikely union between a Trump supporter and historically black colleges (Emily DeRuy, The Atlantic)

Use of informants in Muslim enclaves sparks concern (Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press)

U.S. police chiefs group apologizes for "historical mistreatment" of minorities (Tom Jackman, The Washington Post)

What the black radical tradition can teach us about rebuilding the antiwar movement (Ciara Taylor, AlterNet)

What we know: the firebombing of a GOP HQ in North Carolina (Jeff Stein, Vox)

White mayor who acknowledged racist posts allowed to resign (Associated Press, ABC News)

Why are so many white Americans so fearful these days? (Chris Barsanti, PopMatters)

Will Megyn Kelly stand up against Donald Trump's racial voter intimidation? (Matt Gertz, Media Matters)

Woman whose drug sentence was commuted by Obama is still in jail thanks to a Florida prosecutor (Tana Ganeva, Raw Story)


"American Autopsy" a look at Detroit's demise (Boganmeldelse, Jennifer Williams, Rapid City Journal, South Dakota)

Anti-Colin Kaepernick shirts cause controversy (Aron Macarow, Attn)

The backlash over Colin Kaepernick is just Americans' refusal to acknowledge racism - again (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

The ballad of Ken Bone (Dani Di Placido, Forbes)

Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Lauryn Hill talk racial justice, female empowerment at Tidal X: 1015 (Tom Barnes, Mic)

The black and brown firewall against Trump is being joined by more white women (Denise Oliver Velez, Daily Kos)

Black Lives Matter homecoming float vandalized in Idaho (Associated Press, ABC News)

Cary pastors: Former NAACP leader Dolezal will bring "sensationalized presence" (Anthony Quintano (Associated Press), The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina)

The case of O.J. Simpson (Lorrie Moore, The New York Review of Books)

Colin Kaepernick shown in crosshairs as 49ers QB makes first start of 2016 (The Guardian)

Community policing, prayer vigils, new efforts try to heal racial tension (Julie Brown Patton, The Gospel Herald)

Despite Trump's Indian outreach, racial tensions simmer at event (Video, Sreenivasan Jain, NDTV, Indien)

Divided America: Where all your neighbors vote together (Video, Dante Chinni, Jordan Frasier, NBC News)

Does the Ivy League discriminate again Asian American applicants? (Drew Musto, The Cornell Daily Sun, Ithaca, New York)

Ferguson still haunts Missouri - and not the way you might think (Eli Hager, The Marshall Project)

For much of black America, election 2016 has been rough (Radio, Sam Sanders, All Things Considered, NPR)

An Indian migrant on how Trump's bigotry has made racism acceptable in the US (Vivek Wadhwa, The Wire, Indien)

The inequality fight dividing Hillary Clinton's hometown (Dana Goldstein, Politico Magazine)

An interview with the most hated man on the internet (D.D. Guttenplan, The Nation)

In the early 1900s, Albino African-American brothers were stolen from their Virginia home to be circus performers. This is their story. (Beth Macy, Washingtonian)

"Irredeemable"? In this battle for survival, Donald Trump and his supporters a.k.a. White America are in it together (Paul Kersey, VDare)

It lost black voters. Now it's losing Latinos. What's left is a broken, white GOP. (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

It seems to me: City no stranger to racism (Stephanie Farrar, The Leader-Telegram, Wisconsin)

Its float vandalized, BSU black student group says "we will not shut up" (Anna Webb, Nicole Blanchard, Idaho Statesman)

L.A. Times accuses Donald Trump of dividing America (Joel B. Pollak, Breitbart)

Latino Trump supporter, legal immigrant tells the truth about racist Hillary supporters (Michael Dorstewitz, Bizpac Review)

Leading Latino journalist Jorge Ramos was among 1st to take on Donald Trump (Video, CBC News, Canada)

Maher: Trump has revealed how many "vulgar, tacky, racist" people there are (Harper Neidig, The Hill)

"Obama built the structures for Trump": A terrifying legacy of mass deportation (Alex Shams, Truthout)

Race matters: From San Francisco police to top GOP psycho-bigot Trump (Colin Benjamin, Black Star News)

Sheriff David Clarke's "pitchforks and torches" tweet goes viral (Tara Dodrill, Inquisitr)

A sheriff tweeted that it's time for "pitchforks and torches" (Peter Wade, Esquire)

Strong debut for "Luke Cage" (TV-anmeldelse, Lance Jordan, The Current, University of Missouri)

This mixed race family didn't "see color." Then police said a white supremacist killed their son (Casey Parks, The Oregonian)

Trump warns of "rigged" election as Giuliani makes racially charged claims (David Smith, Alan Yuhas, The Guardian)

The unmaking of a racist (Charles B. Dew, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Want to heal yourself from "toxic whiteness"? This class can help (Shahirah Majumdar, Vice)

You can now buy a Colin Kaepernick death threat t-shirt because America (Peter Wade, Esquire)


Amy Goodman is facing jail time for reporting on the Dakota Access Pipeline. That should scare us all. (Lizzy Ratner, The Nation)

Black doctor accusing airline of racial bias speaks out after viral post (Mike Glenn, Houston Chronicle, Texas)

Black Lives Matter misconduct ignored (Læserbrev, The Decatur Daily, Alabama)

Donald Trump kept calling Lil Jon an "Uncle Tom" on Celebrity Apprentice (Asawin Suebsaeng, The Daily Beast)

Election law expert says Trump is using racism to incite voter intimidation (Alberto Luperon, Law Newz)

Here are 7 times Donald Trump's sons were just as vile and deplorable as him (Erin Corbett, AlterNet)

Honoring the real Nat Turner (Eileen Jones, Jacobin)

A host of Ferguson viewpoints come through in "Until the Flood" (Teateranmeldelse, Judith Newmark, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

How voting rights are being rigged (David Cole, New York Review of Books)

John Carlos: Protests and boycotts will change the world (Jenny Drabble, The Undefeated)

Leaked transcript shows Hillary and Black Lives Matter activists clashed in private meeting (Alex Pfeiffer, The Daily Caller)

Nicki Minaj slams Kanye West's "Gold Digger" lyrics, racial double standards (US Magazine)

Photos: Scenes from the Dakota Access pipeline protest (Fotos, The Ledger Independent, Maysville, Kentucky)

Planned Parenthood celebrates a century of eugenics (Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart)

Possible Election Day problems worry civil rights advocates (Christina A. Cassidy (Associated Press), The Washington Post)

Standing Rock pipeline fight draws hundreds to North Dakota plains (Video, Sasha von Oldershausen, NBC News)

Taking Trump voters' concerns seriously means listening to what they're actually saying (Dylan Matthews, Vox)

Tensing trial triggers more apprehension than hope (Video, Mark Curnutte, The Cincinnati Enquirer)

Warnings of conspiracy stoke anger among Trump faithful (Matt Viser, Tracy Jan, The Boston Globe)

What happens if Trump supporters believe his "rigged election" hype? (Chas Danner, New York Magazine)

The white flight of Derek Black (Eli Saslow, The Washington Post)

Why some Black Lives Matter activists are scared off social media (Collier Meyerson, Fusion)

Wikileaks reveals - Hillary Clinton to Goldman Sachs: Americans who want to limit immigration are "fundamentally unamerican" (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)


50 years later, Black Lives Matter takes up Panthers' fight (Rachel Swan, Otis R. Taylor Jr., San Francisco Chronicle)

Against Obama's plan to add new racial category for Middle Easterners (Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine blog)

The arrest of journalists and filmmakers covering the Dakota Pipeline is a threat to democracy - and the planet (Josh Fox, The Nation)

At least 24,000 inmates have staged coordinated protests in the past month. Why have you not heard of their actions? (John Washington, The Nation)

Bracing for when Colin Kaepernick takes anthem protest in front of Buffalo fans (Video, LaMonica Peters, Time Warner Cable News)

Clinton staffer on Black Lives Matter founder: "Yuck" (Elizabeth Harrington, The Washington Free Beacon)

Columbia Police Department will release data on racial profiling (Blake Tarrants, KBIA, Columbia, Missouri)

Criminal justice reform: Issues and options for the next president (William A. Galston, Brookings)

De Blasio's police reform pledges may burden his re-election bid (J. David Goodman, The New York Times)

Donald Trump has turned the GOP into the racist alt-right (Mark Sumner, Daily Kos)

Donald Trump is causing bitter fights inside Cuban-American families (Adrian Carrasquillo, Buzzfeed)

Donald Trump’s art of war: His campaign’s plan for dropping political ‘thermo nukes’ and suppressing votes (Hunter Walker, Yahoo News)

Don't lose sight of what's important about "The Birth of a Nation" (Læserbrev, The Washington Post)

EXPOSED: How the Clinton "racism" machine used African Americans will make them FURIOUS (Jim O'Brien, Western Journalism)

Fifty years since the Black Panthers formed, here's what Black Lives Matter can learn (Kehinde Andrews, The Guardian)

GOP states keep ignoring court orders to restore voting rights (Ari Berman, The Nation)

How Alexis de Tocqueville predicted the alt-right - almost 200 years ago (James Poulos, The Week)

How Steph and Ayesha Curry became the "good" black family (Israel Daramola, Buzzfeed)

How Trump took hate groups mainstream (Sarah Posner, David Neiwert, Mother Jones)

In Ferguson, a picture of health disparities (Kimberly Leonard, U.S. News & World Report)

Is it a risk for the 49ers to start Colin Kaepernick? Not anymore (Joe Nocera, The New York Times)

It's time to acknowledge reality: Donald Trump talks like an anti-Semite (Yochi Dreazen, Vox)

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg voices regret over her "harsh" put-down of Colin Kaepernick's protest (David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times)

Kansas militia members charged in bomb plot targeting Somali immigrants (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Ken Bone on Reddit claimed fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin "was justified," discusses insurance fraud and porn (Video, Chris Sommerfeldt, New York Daily News)

Ken Bone thinks the killing of Trayvon Martin was "justified" (Aaron Morrison, Mic)

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio defiant as he fights to stay in office (Ian Lovett, The Wall Street Journal)

Maryland Sheriff resigns after racist, sexist, anti-Semitic remarks (Bill Morlin, The Southern Poverty Law Center)

Meet the four Black Lives Matter enthusiasts who beat Brian Ogle almost to death (M. Catharine Evans, American Thinker)

New Jersey Muslim Center defaced with "Donald Trump," racist graffiti (Christopher Mathias, The Huffington Post)

North Dakota's Valley Forge (C. S. Hagen, High Plains Reader, Fargo, North Dakota)

Pawns for fascism (Genudgivelse af artikel fra 1937, Reinhold Niebuhr, The American Scholar)

Pepe the Frog creator fights back against anti-Semites (Gabe Friedman, Forward)

Police violence in America and compounded racism (Hatem Bazian, Daily Sabah, Tyrkiet)

Racial slur in video ignites tensions in Philadelphia gay community (Associated Press, Fox News)

Racist Oreo cupcakes (David L. Hunter, The American Spectator)

The Republicans have been Trumped (Charlie Post, Jacobin)

Revenge of the white working-class woman (Julia Sonenshein, Politico Magazine)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's comments on Coln Kaepernick lack racial empathy (Tavis Smiley, TIME)

Scientists invented a tool to expose 4chan's racist trolling campaigns (Jordan Pearson, Motherboard (Vice))

Setting the record straight on Black Lives Matter (Lia Miller, The Huffington Post)

The South must confront its whitewashed history of racial cleansing (Patrick Phillips, TIME)

Students expelled after Facebook group calls for "execution" of Jews, black people (Sam Levin, The Guardian)

This "The Night Of" star raps about the reality of racial profiling (Hardeep Phull, New York Post)

Trump as champion of working class? "Come on," Obama says (Michael D. Shear, The New York Times)

"Trump-enboldened," "racist" crowds feed an exodus at the Second City in Chicago (Stephen Gossett, Chicagoist)

United flier says she was kicked off flight for wearing "Black Panther" hat (Fox News)

UVA instructor: Sorry about that Black Lives Matter-KKK analogy (Joshua Rhett Miller, New York Post)

"The wall is a fantasy" (Declan Walsh, The New York Times)

What Margaret Sanger really said about eugenics and race (Jennifer Latson, TIME)

Yale University names classroom after its first black student (Kelley D. Evans, The Undefeated)


After Kaepernick's protest, singers question anthem (Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press)

Are all white people racist? Comedian spoofs offensive Bill O'Reilly bit? (Kelly Bauer, DNAinfo)

The backlash over Colin Kaepernick is just Americans' refusal to acknowledge racism - again (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Behind Michelle Obama's heartfelt speech: 8 years of sexist and racist attacks (Jenée Desmond-Harris, Vox)

Blue Lives Matter boycotts Ben & Jerry's over support of Black Lives Matter (Video, Meg Wagner, New York Daily News)

Breast cancer death rates are down, but racial disparities persist (Nancy Shute, NPR)

Conversation with white friends: Sara Quin, Amber Dawn, Rae Spoon & Dannielle Owens-Reid (Vivek Shraya, Autostraddle)

Could rising insurance premiums eradicate unlawful police conduct? (Ben Christopher, Priceonomics)

Crowd hurls slurs at all-black youth football team as some players kneel during anthem, coach says (Video, Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post)

Dangerous idiots: how the liberal media elite failed working-class Americans (Sarah Smarsh, The Guardian)

Donald Trump racism timeline: Breaking down presidential candidate's past comments on black people (Video, Greg Price, International Business Times)

"Empire" star Taraji Henson exposes Hollywood's racism in new memoir (Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet)

Ferguson officer investigation shows just how far the police force has to go (Mariah Stewart, The Huffington Post)

Former Miss Teen USA accuses Trump of racial preferences at pageants (P.R. Lockhart, Mother Jones)

Gunman killed after critically wounding 2 Boston cops (Steph Solis, USA Today)

Guns, empires and Indians (David J. Silverman, Aeon)

He said, we said (Leder, The Washington Post)

How a ragtag volunteer group took on the A.P. in reporting election results (Toni Monkovic, The New York Times)

Jack Greenberg, civil rights icon who argued Brown v. Board of Education, dies (Eyder Peralta, NPR)

Lil Wayne explains why he said there's no such thing as racism (Associated Press, The Guardian)

Member of racist Boulder Facebook group speaks out after expulsion (Mark Belcher, Mark Boyle, The Denver Channel)

"Moment of reckoning" - Donald Trump: "Our Independence Day is at hand, it arrives finally on Nov. 8th" (Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

New study shows Iowa has second worst racial disparity among drug arrests (Video, Siouxland Matters)

One step toward making criminal justice less biased (Shima Baughman, Christopher Robertson, Sunita Sah, The Conversation)

The people who roleplay as cops in Grand Theft Auto (Zack Zwiezen, Kotaku)

Pepe the Frog's creator: I'm reclaiming him. He was never about hate (Matt Furie, TIME)

Police shootings on social media: Why some black people believe no one cares (Jessica Mendoza, The Christian Science Monitor)

Rep. John Lewis on his graphic novel trilogy about the civil rights movement (Radio, Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, Washington, DC)

Report shows racial bias in San Francisco Police Department (Sydney Scott, Essence)

Ten protesters arrested and pepper-sprayed by Portland Police during clash over cops' pay increase and use of body cameras (Hannah Al-Othman, Daily Mail, UK)

Trump fires up the alt-right (Eli Stokols, Politico)

Trump mounts efforts to woo Florida Hispanics (Yasmine Ryn, Al Jazeera)

Trump the arsonist: Evangelicals, survivalists, the alt-right and Hurricane Donald (John Feffer, TomDispatch)

Trump: The suffering Messiah of the alt-right (Howard Fineman, The Huffington Post)

The video game industry's problem with racial diversity (Sandy Ong, Newsweek)


The alt-right was conjured out of pearl clutching and media attention (Whitney Phillips, Motherboard)

Being Barack Obama (Justin Tinsley, The Undefeated)

Bilingual education has been absent from California public schools for almost 20 years. But that may soon change (Jazmine Ulloa, Los Angeles Times)

Biographers warn Trump is about to get even more racist as his campaign sinks into the dustbin of history (Travis Gettys, Raw Story)

Black, Jewish and avoiding the synagogue on Yom Kippur (Leah Donnella, Code Switch, NPR)

Clashes erupt in Portland, Ore., over new police rules (Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times)

Colin Kaepernick's flag protest gets starting nod Sunday (Adam Howard, NBC News)

Criminal aliens sexually assault 70,000 American women - but Paul Ryan targets Trump (Video, Julia Hahn, Breitbart)

Donald Trump's campaign is an echo of Reconstruction-era racism (Donald Nieman, New Republic)

Emanuel third-term push comes into focus as he tackles key issues (Video, Bill Ruthhart, Chicago Tribune)

EXCLUSIVE - WATCH: Original "Apprentice" star Kwame Jackson says Donald Trump is "at his core racist" (Video, D. Watkins, Salon)

Expert on Nazism explains the shocking similarities between Trump and Hitler's propaganda tactics (History News Network, Raw Story)

Four charged with assault, including politician's son, in beating of Alabama HS student who expressed support for "Blue Lives Matter" movement (Video, David Boroff, New York Daily News)

Here's Atlanta's funny-but-sad cereal commercial parody addressing police brutality (Video, Marissa Martinelli, Slate)

How America's past shapes Native Americans' present (Alexia Fernández Campbell, The Atlantic)

How half of America lost its f**king mind (David Wong, Cracked)

How "The Birth of a Nation" silences black women (Filmanmeldelse, Salamishah Tillet, The New York Times)

In city built by immigrants, immigration is the defining political issue (Binyamin Appelbaum, The New York Times)

In Greensboro, Obama links Trump's misogyny to Trump's racism - as only Obama can (Joan Walsh, The Nation)

It's not all lightbulbs (Patrick McCray, Aeon)

Judge again denies Van Dyke access to protected Laquan McDonald records (Video, Christy Gutowski, Chicago Tribune)

Justice Department report blasts San Francisco police (Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post)

Latino voters respond to outreach, not insults (Lisa Garcia Bedolla, The Conversation)

Lefty journo organises migrant workers strike to protest racism (Donna Rachel Edmunds, Breitbart)

Listen to Black Lives Matter supporters, don't dismiss them with abortion stats (Christina Marie Bennett, The Federalist)

The man who owns the Trump beat (Isaac Chotiner, Slate)

Memory: The re-birth of a racist nation (Keith Magee, The AFRO)

No, most black people don't live in poverty - or inner cities (Alana Semuels, The Atlantic)

NYC council members want to pull slaveholder names off public housing (Will Bredderman, New York Observer)

Oregon bakery shop accused of racism over Oreo cupcake named "Mr. President" (Video, Fox News)

Out with the poor, in with the rich: The landlord's guide to gentrifying NYC (Simon van Zuylen-Wood, Bloomberg)

Paul Ryan was the "enemy" of the alt-right long before he crossed Donald Trump (Margaret Hartmann, New York Magazine)

Police data show racial bias, but what about the rest of the criminal justice system? (Radio, Steve Zind, Vermont Public Radio)

Prosecutors: California man targeted police in deadly ambush (Video, Associated Press, ABC News)

Racial stereotyping is the "worst thing" for our criminal justice system (Elizabeth B. Wydra, The Huffington Post)

Read a chilling excerpt from the Black Lives Matter-inspired YA novel The Hate U Give (Madeline Raynor, Entertainment Weekly)

Sacramento Kings anthem singer took knee against "white privilege," "institutionalized racism" (Daniel J. Flynn, Breitbart)

School apologizes for assignment featuring racial slur (Associated Press, ABC News)

Sin, cinema, and Nate Parker: the complicated case of The Birth of a Nation (Alissa Wilkinson, Vox)

Six seasons later, has Game of Thrones fixed its diversity problem? (Joanna Robinson, Vanity Fair)

St. Louis curator quits amid charges of racism, debate over who controls the "black body" narrative (David Alm, Forbes)

Trumpers: It's the rap music that's the problem! Blame rap! (Video, Peter Rubin, Wired)

Trump's "inner cities" fetish is nostalgic, messy racism (Drake Baer, New York Magazine)

A Trump win is a loss for racial equality (Rebecca L. Brown, The Hill)

Two years ago, this town razed a fence that segregated a housing project from a suburb. Did it change anything? (Carla Murphy, Fusion)

Voter-ID laws, from sea to racist sea (Barrett Holmes Pitner, The Daily Beast)

We straight up asked the guy behind violent Black Lives Matter video if he used actors (Video, Victoria Taft, Independent Journal Review)

What does being Latino mean in 2016? (Læserbreve, Los Angeles Times)

White blindness, denial characterize U.S. racial attitudes at the end of Obama's reign (Paul Street, TruthDig)

White Trump supporter arrested after using racist slurs, threatening black woman in NY (Mac McCann, Complex)

Why Virginia's "reasonable" voter ID law could survive the courts (Josh Siegel, The Daily Signal)

Will racist, anti-immigrant Trump supporter Sheriff Joe Arpaio be jailed for contempt of court? (Video, Democracy Now)

Win or lose - Hillary Clinton's troubles in Ohio should worry Democrats (D.D.Guttenplan, The Nation)


After calling Black Lives Matter biggest racist group since KKK, college lecturer learns his fate (Dave Urbanski, The Blaze)

Ahead of Yom Kippur, how can you repair relationships with African-American Jews? (Tamara Fish, Forward)

Alt-right dreams of Trump cabinet full of white nationalists as GOP fractures (Allegra Kirkland, Talking Points Memo)

Blaspheming against Black Lives Matter (Rod Dreher, The American Conservative)

Clinton on criminal justice: Will face systemic racism head on (Derek Wallbank, Bloomberg)

Divided Supreme Court hears "screaming racial bias" juror case (Radio, Nina Totenberg, All Things Considered, NPR)

Donald Trump's confused portrait of black America (Danny Vinik, Politico)

Donald Trump's long history of racism, misogyny, and corruption, explained (German Lopez, Libby Nelson, Andrew Prokop, Vox)

Donald Trump's ugly attack on the Central Park Five reflects all-too-common attitude (Liliana Segura, The Intercept)

Federal government files criminal charges against Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio over racial profiling (Esther Yu Hsi Lee, Think Progress)

Floyd Mayweather advises people to "follow order" because "all lives matter" (Marissa Payne, The Washington Post)

For too many, homelessness begins with racism (Jeff Kositsky, Marc Dones, San Francisco Chronicle)

Fox News's racist Chinatown segment forgot No. 1 rule of comedy (Karith Foster, The Hill)

Fresh Off the Boat's Randall Park on why he hesitated to play a Taiwanese-American character (Maria Elena Fernandez, E. Alex Jung, Vulture)

Howard County sheriff resigns over alleged racist, anti-Semitic remarks (Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post)

How Colin Kaepernick's protest is connecting playing fields to the streets (Jay Caspian Kang, The New York Times Magazine)

How the stress of racism affects learning (Melinda D. Anderson, The Atlantic)

In praise of Atlanta's Van, the regular black girl television has been missing (Tahirah Hairston, Fusion)

Judge calls mistrial for former New Mexico police officers who shot, killed homeless man (Dan Frosch, Zusha Elinson, The Wall Street Journal)

Justices divided over jury racism, privacy (Richard Wolf, USA Today)

Ken Thompson proved that prosecutors can be criminal-justice reformers (John Nichols, The Nation)

KKK fliers at Clemson; racist email at Princeton (Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed)

Linguistics explains why Trump sounds racist when he says "the" African Americans (Lynne Murphy, Quartz)

Nearly 90% of New Jersey children tried as adults since 2011 were black or Latino (Sarah Gonzalez, The Guardian)

Next time someone asks you to prove racism exists, give them this (Jesse Benn, The Huffington Post)

New short animates history of lynching and racial terror in the U.S. (Video, Sameer Rao, ColorLines)

Nicki Minaj calls out the racist double standards black women face in new interview (Marie Solis, Mic)

Once you know Trump's history, what his campaign has done is unsurprising. That makes him scarier. (German Lopez, Libby Nelson, Andrew Prokop, Vox)

The plan to make the border great again starts with a $5 rowboat crossing (Ari Phillips, Fusion)

The problem with only letting in the "good" immigrants (Alexia Fernández Campbell, The Atlantic)

The problem with the concept of a "good immigrant" (Joe Zadeh, Vice)

Racial tensions in North Carolina can determine election (Video, CBS News)

Robin Thicke - can he really swap rape culture for Black Lives Matter? (Tim Jonze, The Guardian)

Take down "racist" Theodore Roosevelt statue, activists tell New York museum (Mazin Sidahmed, The Guardian)

Tapes or no tapes, 'The Apprentice' alums recall Donald Trump's sexist and racist behavior (Video, Kate Stanhope, The Hollywood Reporter)

Taraji P. Henson on racism in Hollywood: A role written for me was given to Naomi Watts (Nicholas Hautman, US Magazine)

These artists just proved how unoriginal Donald Trump's racism is (Taylor Lindsay, The Creators Project (Vice))

The trouble with anti-antiracism (Paul Heideman, Jonah Birch, Jacobin)

Trumpism after Trump (Roger Cohen, The New York Times)

Voting wrongs (Alan Wolfe, New Republic)

WATCH: An undefeated conversation with President Obama: Sports, race and achievement (The Undefeated)

Why Frank Leon Roberts's college course on Black Lives Matter is so important (Rawiya Kameir, The Fader)

Why this Black Lives Matter supporter still wants charter schools (Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal)

Will Hillary explain her dream of "open borders"? (John Kass, Chicago Tribune)

Yale apologizes for racist cartoons on football program (Associated Press, New York Post)


Asian Americans are sharing their stories of dealing with racist idiots using #ThisIs2016 (Rafi Schwartz, Fusion)

"Awkward Black Girl" goes to Hollywood (Jada Yuan, Vulture)

Calling it now: The offensive Halloween costumes of 2016 (Isha Aran, Fusion)

The cases might be rare, but these are the killers cop fear most (Joe Mozingo, Los Angeles Times)

Critics' Choice Documentary Awards: "13th," "O.J.: Made in America" and "Gleason" nomination leaders (Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter)

Dear Donald Trump: Not all black people live in inner cities (Rachaell Davis, Essence)

Donald Trump gets a basic fact wrong about black Americans (Simone Sebastian, The Washington Post)

Donald Trump keeps calling inner cities "hell" but their real problem is gentrification (Max de Haldevang, Quartz)

Donald Trump, racial unifier: Black, white or brown, we have a patriotic duty now to defeat this man (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Donald Trump's dark view of cities is wrong (Mitch Landrieu, The Huffington Post)

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram sent feeds that helped police track minorities in Ferguson and Baltimore, report says (Craig Timberg, Elizabeth Dwoskin, The Washington Post)

The forgotten history of how Latinos earned the right to vote (Caitlin Cruz, Fusion)

Frustrated Latino Republicans to call for RNC's Reince Priebus to resign (Adrian Carrasquillo, Buzzfeed)

"Go back to China": Readers respond to racist insults shouted at New York Times editor (Michael Luo, The New York Times)

The greatest snub of the debate? It was against Black Lives Matter (Steven W. Thrasher, The Guardian)

How the government built a trap for black youth (Kelly Lytle Hernández, Boston Review)

How to choose a Halloween costume that isn't racist (Caity Weaver, GQ)

How white racial backlash brought us Donald Trump (Ezekiel Kweku, MTV News)

Inside the growing movement to ditch Columbus Day and celebrate Native Americans instead (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Justices weigh dispute over racial bias in Colorado jury room (Associated Press, The Denver Post, Colorado)

Michigan prison labor strikers release their demands (Brendan O'Connor, Jezebel)

Nominees debate less than 15 miles from Ferguson, don't discuss police reform (Laura Barron-Lopez, Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post)

Obama's presidency polarizes Americans over race, politics like never before (Dave Boyer, The Washington Times)

Power, loyalty, and leadership in Luke Cage (Monique Jones, Tor.com)

Princeton students, faculty receive racist emails, university says (Video, Brian Thompson, NBC New York)

Race, school ratings and real estate: A "legal gray area" (Kendra Yoshinaga, Anya Kamenetz, NPR)

The real Christopher Columbus (Boguddrag, Howard Zinn, Jacobin)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg calls Colin Kaepernick's protest "dumb" and "disrespectful" (Video, Drew Salisbury, Death and Taxes)

There's one crucial word you didn't hear during Sunday's presidential town hall (Jamilah King, Mic)

UVA instructor out after comparing Black Lives Matter to KKK (Joshua Rhett Miller, New York Post)

White Americans need to stop assuming Native American culture belongs to them, too (Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Dina Gilio-Whitaker, Quartz)

The widening racial wealth divide (James Surowiecki, The New Yorker)


After two terms of Obama, a post-racial America is still elusive (Video, Bernd Debusmann, Newsweek)

Among black voters in Charlotte, the election presents a difficult decision (Radio, Ravenna Koenig, Rachel Martin, Natalie Winston, Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR)

The angry American (David Brady, Carl M. Cannon, Real Clear Politics)

Bill O'Reilly stands by Jesse Watters after racist Chinatown report (Video, Media Matters)

Black Lives Matter: Two years after Michael Brown's death, "there's no trust whatsoever" in Ferguson (Video, Zoe Daniel, ABC, Australien)

"Call me a racist, but don't say I'm a Buddhist": meet America's alt right (Sanjiv Bhattacharya, The Guardian)

The cinematic merits and flaws of Nate Parker's "The Birth of a Nation" (Filmanmeldelse, Richard Brody, The New Yorker)

How America outlawed adolescence (Amanda Ripley, The Atlantic)

How the alt-right grew from an obscure racist cabal (Emma Grey Ellis, Wired)

"I just wanted it to be a regular story about black people": Issa Rae on creating and starring in HBO's Insecure (Caroline Framke, Vox)

"Insecure" series premiere: Single black woman (TV-anmeldelse, Angelica Jade Bastién, The New York Times)

Nat Turner's remains returned to his family after almost 200 years (Angela Bronner Helm, The Root)

The new slave revolt (Chris Hedges, Truthdig)

Note to Trump: The "inner city" and African Americans are not synonymous (Jessica Roy, Los Angeles Times)

NYC mayor weighs in on alleged racist harassment of journalist (CBS News)

Our men and women in blue now stand in a deadly political hailstorm (Ron Hosko, Fox News)

The prison strike is spreading and the DOJ has opened an investigation (Cora Lewis, Buzzfeed)

A professor is under fire after saying Black Lives Matter is racist like the KKK (Kristine Guerra, The Washington Post)

Washington, D.C. meeting with Black Lives Matter activists (Afskrift af møde mellem Hillary Clinton og Black Lives Matter, Wikileaks)

Which white people support Trump? (Peter Aldhous, Jeremy Singer-Vine, BuzzFeed)

White nonsense (Elspeth Reeve, Vice)

Why does Trump think "inner city" is synonymous with "black people"? (Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post)

Why so much blatant racism is bubbling to the surface (Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor)


Ben & Jerry's back Black Lives Matter: Do ice cream and politics mix? (Ellen Powell, The Christian Science Monitor)

Biography: Where white lives matter (Kavita Das, Los Angeles Review of Books)

Ferguson looms over Missouri politics in the year of Trump (Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post)

From the "old right" to the alt-right: How the conservative ideology of FDR's day fueled the rise of Trump (Paul Rosenberg, Salon)

From voting rights to voting wrongs (Jacques Leslie, The New York Times)

The horror is everything the GOP could tolerate about Trump, and why (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Implicit bias: The new "original sin" (John Hayward, Breitbart)

The race problem in black and white (Bernd Debusmann, The World Today)

Racial profiling in preschool (Leder, The New York Times)

Racist memorabilia teaches awareness at Jim Crow (Konnie Lemay, Indian Country Today Media Network)

Researchers find racial wage gap has grown (Radio, All Things Considered, NPR)

State police will be required to document race on traffic stops (Video, Randy Wimbley, Fox2 Detroit, Michigan)

Vince Staples addresses Black Lives Matter, M.I.A. in new freestyle: Watch (Video, Kevin Lozano, Pitchfork)

Why the so-called "Ferguson effect" needs to die today (David Love, Atlanta Black Star)


Al Sharpton: Donald Trump's playing to what he knows is racism (Video, Bloomberg)

Behind the scenes of East Chicago's housing crisis (Kevin Stark, Pacific Standard)

Ben & Jerry's is supporting Black Lives Matter - but will it make a difference? (Aaron Morrison, Mic)

Ben & Jerry's supports Black Lives Matter: "We have a moral obligation to take a stand" (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

The Birth of a Nation (Filmanmeldelse, Dana Stevens, Slate)

Black Lives Matter - vs Israel? (Sarah Leibovitz-Dar, The Jerusalem Post, Israel)

The candidates need to talk about our racial history - all of it (Melissa Harris-Perry, Elle)

College kids ask: Is my costume racist? (Erin Gloria Ryan, The Daily Beast)

Confronting my racist object (Logan Jaffe, The New York Times)

"Daily Show" correspondent blasts Fox News reporter's racist Chinatown segment (Video, David Moye, The Huffington Post)

The Daily Show's Ronny Chieng went to Chinatown, delivered the perfect corrective to Fox News' racist segment (Video, Marissa Martinelli, Slate)

David Letterman: Donald Trump is a racist and "a badly damaged human being" (Greg Evans, Deadline)

Dem Sen Warren: Trump "the ultimate racist bully," Ryan is his puppy "on a leash" (Video, Pam Key, Breitbart)

Detroit grandma gets very real with Flint crisis, police shooting-themed Halloween decor (Matthew Rodriguez, Mic)

Did you know Hurricane Matthew is a racist? (Williams Hicks, Heat Street)

Donald Trump doesn't care if you're innocent (Matt Ford, The Atlantic)

Donald Trump says Central Park Five are guilty, despite DNA evidence (Benjy Sarlin, NBC News)

The evolution of Nate Parker's awful Birth of a Nation press tour (Clover Hope, Jezebel)

Exclusive: Central Park Five members blast Trump for insisting they're guilty (Brandon Ellington Patterson, Mother Jones)

"Ferguson effect"? Savagely beaten cop didn't draw gun for fear of media uproar, says Chicago police chief (Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post)

Ferguson emerges as factor in Missouri governor's race (Jim Salter (Associated Press), PBS Newshour)

Guns are killing St. Louis (Brian Freskos, Alex Flynn, Slate)

Here's why people still think racist Asian jokes are acceptable (Jessica Prois, The Huffington Post)

How important is The Birth of Nation really? (Gillian B. White, The Atlantic)

If you need more proof of Trump's racism, consider the Central Park Five (Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post)

Insecure is the candid, funny, sharp Issa Rae show we've been waiting for (TV-anmeldelse, Julia Felsenthal, Vogue)

The internet's alt-right are mistakenly arguing with a bot (Kaitlyn Tiffany, The Verge)

In the VP debate, Mike Pence got implicit bias pretty wrong (Issie Lapowsky, Wired)

Ken Burns blasts Donald Trump over comments on Central Park Five: "The height of vulgarity" (Seth Abramovitch, The Hollywood Reporter)

Lecturer who compared Black Lives Matter with KKK "has agreed to take leave" (Dani Bernstein, The Cavalier Daily, University of Virginia)

"Living abroad while black is tough" (Læserbreve samlet af Chris Bodenner, The Atlantic)

Meet the Ferguson activist moving the fight for justice inside the political system (Jon Swaine, Lois Beckett, The Guardian)

More than 75 evangelical leaders call Trump out on bigotry, racism (Christine Rushton, Los Angeles Times)

Multi-racial evangelicals issue letter blasting Trump's "bigotry" (Louis Nelson, Politico)

My "implicit bias" against black people (Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune)

One woman's story about banking while black is striking a chord (Almie Rose, Attn)

The perversion of Pepe the Frog (Jeet Heer, New Republic)

Police documents reveal how law enforcement keep Stingray use secret (Dell Cameron, Patrick Howell O'Neill, The Daily Dot)

"Post-racial" president Obama to create new racial category (Selwyn Duke, The New American)

A Q&A with Donald Trump's favorite Muslim (Omer Aziz, New Republic)

Racism stands in the way of Obama's push for affordable housing (Ben Adler, The Grist)

Scathing U.N. report: "Structural racism" endures in U.S., and the government has failed to protect African-Americans' rights (Ben Norton, Salon)

Should cops provide first aid to people they shoot? (Maya Dukmasova, Chicago Reader)

Slurs, blackface, and gorilla masks: The academic year opened with racial ugliness (Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post)

Stop using the federal death penalty on street crime (James P. Rooney, Washington Monthly)

Transgender women of color protest violence, racism after Chicago slaying (Video, Angie Leventis Lourgos, Chicago Tribune)

Trump in training: Mike Pence doesn't like black people (Chauncey DeVega, Salon)

Trump race baits with the Central Park Five case - yet again (Earl Ofari Hutchinson, The Huffington Post)

Trump wanted the Central Park Five executed. DNA tests proved their innocence. He's not backing down. (Victoria M. Massie, Vox)

Van Jones on mass incarceration, Black Lives Matter, and Ava DuVernay's "The 13th" (Chris Williams, Ebony)

Watch Portlandia deliver the alt-right parody the alt-right deserves (Tom Philip, GQ)

What it takes to secure clemency (Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, The Atlantic)

With "13th," Ava DuVernay breaks down the racism of mass incarceration in a way that everyone can understand (Filmanmeldelse, Sameer Rao, Color Lines)


6.1 million Americans won't be able to vote for president this November because of felony disenfranchisement (Monica Potter, Vogue)

The alt-right is invigorated (Dave Anderson, Boulder Weekly, Colorado)

Alt-right celebrity @Ricky_Vaughn99 suspended from Twitter (Keegan Hankes, Alex Amend, Southern Poverty Law Center)

Alt-right trolls Pennsylvania with billboard of Trump Pepe (Jay Hathaway, The Daily Dot)

Ava DuVernay's "13th" explores the intersection of racism and criminal justice (Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post)

Ava DuVernay's 13th is a shocking, necessary look at the link between slavery and mass incarceration (Filmanmeldelse, Julia Felsenthal, Vogue)

Ava DuVernay's 13th reframes American history (Filmanmeldelse, Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, The Atlantic)

Ava DuVernay's documentary "13th" simmers with anger and burns with eloquence (Filmanmeldelse, Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times)

Ava DuVernay's Netflix film "13th" reveals how mass incarceration is an extension of slavery (Filmanmeldelse, Bethonie Butler, The Washington Post)

Being reminded of racism is destroying pro football for whites (Kevin Drum, Mother Jones)

Ben & Jerry's publishes Black Lives Matter manifesto, tells its customers they're probably racist (Emily Zanotti, Heat Street)

The biggest problem with Netflix's comic-book shows (David Sims, The Atlantic)

The Birth of a Nation? (Filmanmeldelse, J. Hoberman, Tablet)

"The Birth of a Nation" and "13th" school their viewers on America's racial legacy (Carrie Rickey, Truth Dig)

"Birth of a Nation" confronts America's racial past and present (Piya Sinha-Reu, Reuters)

The bullying anti-Asian racism of Fox News's "Watter's World" (Jiayang Fan, The New Yorker)

Chance the Rapper: "Colorism and racism don't stop when you're a musician" (Lindsay Kimble, People)

Chicago cop is the face of the Ferguson effect (Video, John Kass, Chicago Tribune)

Christian rapper Lecrae preaches on racial injustice at the BET Hip Hop Awards (Carol Kuruvilla, The Huffington Post)

Clarence Thomas: Disappeared by the Smithsonian (Kevin D. Williamson, National Review)

CNN commentator: Donald Trump "es un racista - he is a flat out racist" (Video, Michael Rosen, Fusion)

CNN's Chris Cuomo grills Mike Pence on his refusal to condemn Trump's racist and sexist statements (Video, Media Matters)

Cops hunt brutish bigot who screamed racist, gay slurs at man before pushing him down in West Village attack (Video, Thomas Tracy, New York Daily News)

The difference between racism and colorism (Lori L. Tharps, TIME)

Diversity = racism (Thomas Gallatin, The Patriot Post)

Donald Trump is setting a time bomb (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Drive-By Truckers: "More Southern dudes need to say black lives matter" (Mark Guarino, The Guardian)

Fighting the shackles of slavery: "Kicking and knocking" in the Antebellum South (L.A. Jennings, Fightland (Vice))

Georgia cop fired over racist Facebook messages targeting black motorists, making light of domestic abuse: "It was just a joke, we all do it" (Chris Sommerfeldt, New York Daily News)

Hollywood's first black superhero more of a super-thug (Crystal Wright, Mediaite)

How can Fox News think it's OK to mock Asian Americans in 2016? (Esther Wang, The Guardian)

How rock and roll became white (Jack Hamilton, Slate)

How the free market helps combat racial discrimination (Walter E. Williams, The Daily Signal)

"I don't scare easily": A 94-year-old judge's refusal to bow to racism, death threats (Video, DeNeen L. Brown, The Washington Post)

Is it time to take a second look at stop-and-frisk? (+video) (Video, Harry Bruinius, The Christian Science Monitor)

Is the US failing its inmates? (Carolyn Bick, Al Jazeera)

Jerry Rice apologizes, says he didn't know meaning of "Black Lives Matter" (Cindy Boren, The Washington Post)

The Kaepernick effect (Tyler Dunne, Bleacher Report)

Lee Daniels on his new Clinton campaign ad addressing racial strife: "We are terrified parents" (Video, Dave Quinn, People)

Megan Rapinoe vows to continue protesting against systemic racism and police brutality (James Bridget Gordon, Paste)

MMA fighter Bobby Lashley talks Kaepernick, racism and police brutality (Sharon Brown, The Undefeated)

My journey to activism and Black Lives Matter (Casey Jarman, Literary Hub)

Nat Turner - birth of a new movement? (David Goodson, Amsterdam News, New York)

New slaves (Filmanmeldelse, Leon Neyfakh, Slate)

Newton North High School: Talking to students when a symbol of racial hatred is unfurled close to home (Neema Avashia, WBUR, Boston)

No punishment for University of North Dakota students' racist Snapchats (Mike Mullen, City Pages, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota)

Op-ed: A new kind of racial silence (Allison Lang, The Michigan Daily)

Outcomes for black immigrants undercut notion of systemic racism (Brendan Kirby, LifeZette)

Protest against Fox correspondent accused of racism for Chinatown interviews (Liam Stack, The New York Times)

Q. Does the Ferguson effect exist? A. It sure does in Ferguson. (Steve Sailer, VDare.com)

Racial inclusion and diversity in the armed forces: Some thoughts on today (Thomas E. Ricks, Foreign Policy)

Racist objects: A painful past still present (Logan Jaffe, The New York Times)

Rahm Emanuel resists citizen oversight of Chicago police (Kevin Gosztola, Shadowproof)

Schlissel: Racist fliers at UM an "act of terrorism" (Video, Kim Kozlowski, The Detroit News)

Should Trump and Clinton visit Ferguson before their St. Louis debate? (Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Public Radio)

Springsteen: Black Lives Matter is "chickens coming home to roost" (Douglas Ernst, The Washington Times)

Stan Lee has a new plan to unite police and Black Lives Matter (Michael Cavna, The Washington Post)

States keep weaseling around court orders blocking GOP voting restrictions (Tierney Sneed, Talking Points Memo)

Striking new research on inequality: "Whatever you thought, it's worse" (Ana Swanson, The Washington Post)

The Supreme Court is likely to nix a racist death sentence (The Economist)

Texas's voter-registration laws are straight out of the Jim Crow playbook (Ari Berman, The Nation)

This machine could prevent gun violence - if only cops used it (Beth Schwartzapfel, The Marshall Project)

Torture claims no longer limited to Burge, Chicago police (Duaa Eldeib, Chicago Tribune)

Trump's alt-right supporters are going to love this new "Portlandia" sketch (Video, Matt Wilstein, The Daily Beast)

Trump's racist fear-mongering is resonating with young white voters (Gabby Bess, Broadly (Vice))

Turns out racist jokes have consequences (Charles P. Pierce, Esquire)

U.Va. lecturer compares Black Lives Matter to KKK (Dani Bernstein, The Cavalier Daily, University of Virginia)

Vietnam, slavery and racism tackled on NBA nonfiction shortlist (Alison Flood, The Guardian)

WHY IT MATTERS: Race and policing (Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press)

Why this white pastor is not saying "all lives matter" (Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post)

Wisconsin students hawk "All Whites Are Racist" hoodies (Blake Neff, The Daily Caller)


The 13th via the un-talented tenth (Filmanmeldelse, Armond White, National Review)

A 90-year-old woman who's voted since 1948 was disenfranchised by Wisconsin's voter-ID law (Ari Berman, The Nation)

Adoption can be challenging for multi-racial families (Video, Dana Kozlov, CBS Chicago)

Asian-Americans demand Fox News apology for "racist" TV segment (Michelle Castillo, CNBC)

Asian American voters are crucial to victory. Will they actually turn out to vote? (Esther Wang, Fusion)

Ava DuVernay's "13th" documentary is a scorching indictment of American racism (Filmanmeldelse, Aaron Morrison, Mic)

Baltimore Orioles Adam Jones and Hyun Soo Kim attacked with racial slurs and a can of beer (Sarah Harvard, Mic)

Black Lives Matter is furious police union endorsed Trump (Ted Goodman, The Daily Caller)

Black Lives Matter is good at raising awareness - but that won't reduce the number of police killings (Conor Friedersdorf, Los Angeles Times)

Black Lives Matter makes list of demands after police shooting of Carnell Snell, Jr. (Video, The Grio)

"Blood at the Root" examines racial injustice (Cami Buckman, The Daily Aztec, San Diego State University)

Boston American Legion post pays penalty for racial bias (Associated Press, Boston Herald)

Brookline firefighter who complained of racist remark is fired (John Hilliard, The Boston Globe)

Bruce Springsteen says Black Lives Matter is "natural outgrowth and response to injustices" (Danielle Jackson, Entertainment Weekly)

Clinton campaign manager "doesn't know" if Pence is a racist (Cortney O'Brien, Town Hall)

Code of silence (Jamie Kalven, The Intercept)

Creating "Luke Cage," the first woke black-superhero show (Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker)

Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton is dividing NFL locker rooms along racial lines: poll (Seth Walder, New York Daily News)

East Chicago residents fleeing lead contamination find few housing options (Video, Angela Caputo, Michael Hawthorne, Craig Lyons, Chicago Tribune)

Extraordinary moment on race in veep debate (Peniel Joseph, CNN)

Federal judge dismisses Ferguson protestors' lawsuit against police (Steven Wildberger, Jurist)

For women of color, the price of fandom can be too high (Angelica Jade Bastièn, New Republic)

The Free Black Women's Library gives away books and black girl magic (Emma Bracy, Fusion)

Georgia deputy fired after targeting black motorists, exchanging racist Facebook posts with another white officer (Mac McCann, Complex)

"Get Out" trailer turns racial tension into pure horror (Video, Michael Calia, The Wall Street Journal)

Grindr's tone-deaf undocumented immigrant tweet highlights racism in the gay community (Mathew Rodriguez, Mic)

Here's a really smart take on racial politics in America right now (Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn, Mother Jones)

Historically black colleges see a spike in enrollment from racial unrest (Timothy Pratt (The Hechinger Report), PBS Newshour)

How the Conservative Party is sucking up to bigots and stoking racism (Simon Childs, Vice)

"I can't breathe": Disturbing video shows father of four begging guards for help before he died in jail (Video, Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post)

Interview: Ava DuVernay on 13th, slavery, and Clinton and Trump (Jamie Maleszka, Slant)

Is Airbnb good for the black middle class? (Lauretta Charlton, The New Yorker)

Is there a Ferguson effect behind rising highway deaths? (Steve Sailer, VDare.com)

It's Kermit vs. Pepe as Twittersphere fights "alt-right" with feel-good frog (Lilly Maier, Forward)

It's okay to see color: The misguided idea of colorblindness (Erik Thulien, The UIS Journal, University of Illinois Springfield)

Justices weigh racial bias in Texas death penalty case (Lydia Wheeler, The Hill)

Lessons from a "white man's" game (Video, Stephen J.K. Walters, The Baltimore Sun)

Living in racist community linked to health issues for blacks, whites alike (Jesslyn Shields, How Stuff Works)

"Luke Cage" and the racial empathy gap: "Why do they talk about being black all the time?" (Nico Lang, Salon)

Luke Cage as socio-political commentary (Matt Gaydos, The Los Angeles Loyolan)

"Luke Cage": Meet the first Black Lives Matter superhero (Rob Sheffield, Rolling Stone)

Luke Cage recap: Hood famous (Angelia Jade Bastién, Vulture)

Maryland sheriff won't quit over racist and anti-semitic remarks (Ron Kampeas, Forward)

The movement to end racist voting laws (Leder, The New York Times)

Natalie Baszile wrote the book she wanted to read: Queen Sugar (Misan Sagay, Literary Hub)

Never before seen footage shows a young Obama commenting on racism in Kenya (Video, Ricky Riley, Atlanta Black Star)

No data, no accountability: solving racial violence in the United States (Samuel L. Myers Jr., Open Democracy)

One tweet shows why people are freaking out over a terrifying interracial horror movie (Danielle DeCourcey, Attn)

Pence defends Trump on race, Kaine interrupts (Amy Davidson, The New Yorker)

Pence flips narrative on Kaine, accuses left of stirring racial tensions (Kelly Riddell, The Washington Times)

Politico ignores Jewish conservatives' Trump opposition to hide the Left's race problem (Warren Henry, The Federalist)

Racism is improperly defined in the United States (Ethan Davis, The Daily Mississippian, University of Mississippi)

Ricky Vaughn, alt-right personality: 5 fast facts you need to know (Brendan Morrow, Heavy)

The root of oppression to Black Lives Matter (Jerome Chandler, The Good Men Project)

Solange: A seat at the table (Musikanmeldelse, Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, Pitchfork)

Supreme Court considers racial discrimination in death penalty case (Laura Santhanam, PBS Newshour)

Supreme Court reviews racial discrimination in Texas death penalty case (Radio, Nina Totenberg, All Things Considered, NPR)

Supreme Court seems ready to reopen racial bias claims in Texas and Illinois (David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times)

There's a lot of chatter about "stop and frisk." Here are the facts. (Video, Janell Ross, The Washington Post)

"There's only one person in this race who said Black Lives Matter": Lee Daniels directs Empire cast in new campaign ad for Hillary Clinton (Nikki Schwab, The Daily Mail, UK)

Trump time capsule #127: A "Chinese" view of the election (James Fallows, The Atlantic)

Tweet reveals the ridiculous thing Mike Pence said about racism that the media missed (Danielle DeCourcey, Attn)

U. of Alabama student is "removed from campus" after racist threat (Nadia Dreid, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

U.S. admits record number of Muslim refugees in 2016 (Phillip Connor, Pew Research Center)

The VP candidates had the immigration debate that Clinton and Trump should have (Adrian Carrasquillo, Buzzfeed)

What Chicago can learn from LA's Skid Row (Boganmeldelse, Maya Dukmasova, Chicago Reader)

What I'm learning about how to combat my own racism (Nathaniel Kirby, The Good Men Project)

When it takes a male athlete to elevate Serena's long-standing voice on Black Lives Matter (Kavitha A. Davidson, ESPN)

Why Hillary Clinton would support a ruling that hurts black Democrats in Alabama (Daniel Rivero, Fusion)

Why we shouldn't be mad white people think Luke Cage is racist (Michael Harriot, Ebony)


The 22 athletes, hedge-fund guys, and Oscar winners who helped pay for Nate Parker's Birth of a Nation (Kevin Lincoln, Vulture)

Alabama high school student assaulted over Black Lives Matter post, police say (Fox News)

Americans don't have any right to block Islamic immigration, says Tim Kaine (Neil Munro, Breitbart)

The anonymous town that was the model of desegregation in the civil-rights era (Lynnell Hancock, The Nation)

BIAS ALERT: Police group accuses CNN of deceptive edit of Charlotte shooting (Video, Fox News)

Bill Clinton killed the myth of the welfare queen (Anne Kim, Washington Monthly)

Changes in Charlotte could put controversial citizen review board back in spotlight (Video, Tina Terry, WSOC, Charlotte, North Carolina)

CMPD releases full video of fatal Keith Lamont Scott shooting (Video, Joe Marusak, Mark Washburn, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

A conversation with Zazie Beetz on Atlanta, hair touching and the nuance of the "angry black woman" (Clover Hope, Jezebel)

Death in the sands: the horror of the US-Mexico border (Reece Jones, The Guardian)

Does Black Lives Matter pick up where the Black Panthers left off? (Sean Elder, Newsweek)

Donald Trump, shamer in chief (Adam Haslett, The Nation)

EXCLUSIVE: Principal at upscale Bronx school ousted after black, Latino students were allegedly barred from enrolling (Lisa L. Colangelo, Ben Chapman, New York Daily News)

How Donald Trump gets stop-and-frisk wrong (Clarence Page, USA Today)

How Trump caused an identity crisis for young conservatives of color (Christiana Amarachi Mbakwe, Complex)

Issa Rae on making black experiences "regular" events on TV (Lindsay Peoples, New York Magazine)

Is Netflix's "Luke Cage" really the black superhero we've been waiting for? (Charles Pulliam-Moore, Tahirah Hairston, Fusion)

A jury was told this death row inmate was dangerous because he's black. Now he's going to the Supreme Court. (Casey Tolan, Fusion)

The musicians behind Luke Cage on creating a "timeless" sound and the lack of opportunities for black composers (Matthew Giles, Vulture)

Obama administration tells black parents their school choices are racist (Ashley Bateman, The Federalist)

Poll: Most NC voters say police videos should be made public (Video, Ames Alexander, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Protesters march in uptown Charlotte (Ann Doss Helms, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

Serena's biggest win (Elena Bergeron, The Fader)

Seven things we loved about Luke Cage and two we didn't (TV-anmeldelse, Evan Narcisse, Gizmodo)

Should racism in the jury room lead to a new trial? (Garrett Epps, The Atlantic)

Strummin' the old banjo: How an African instrument got a racist reinvention (Ben Marks, Collectors Weekly)

Talking Kaepernick protests with 1968 Olympian John Carlos (Dave Zirin, The Nation)

Terrorism, not racism, breeds quick-trigger police (Armstrong Williams, The Philadelphia Tribune)

This mayor won't stop posting racist Obama memes. He won't resign, either. (Video, Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post)

Tonight, Tim Kaine needs to make Mike Pence answer for his party (John Nichols, The Nation)

Watch: 60s radical communist Angela Davis supports voting for Hillary (Video, Lee Stranahan, Breitbart)

We talked to the man walking the length of the US-Mexico border (Ted Hesson, Vice)

What this red state is doing to stop mothers from going to prison (Josh Siegel, The Daily Signal)

Why does anyone care what athletes have to say about politics? (Billy Haisley, Deadspin)


18 examples of racism in the criminal legal system (Bill Quigley, The Huffington Post)

Arizona's Sheriff Joe needs president Trump (Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg)

Artist Dread Scott: "Cops don't go to jail for murder" (Rawiya Kameir, The Fader)

"The Birth of a Nation" isn't worth defending (Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker)

Federal judge dismisses Ferguson protesters' $41.5 million lawsuit against police (Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit that Ferguson protesters filed against police (Katie Zezima, The Washington Post)

Florida's changing Latino population veers from G.O.P. (Julia Preston, Lizette Alvarez, The New York Times)

From slavery to mass incarceration, Ava DuVernay's film "13th" examines racist U.S. justice system (Video, Amy Goodman, Democracy Now)

Hillary Clinton, Black Lives Matter, and the answer to the liberal race narrative (D. C. McCallister, PJ Media)

Historic black school in Virginia vandalized with racist messages (Video, Max Blau, CNN)

How Americans see race and racial relations is shifting dramatically (Perry Bacon Jr., NBC News)

In the heart of Trump country (Larissa MacFarquhar, The New Yorker)

In this campaign, Clinton, Trump flash their racial credentials (Kat Chow, Code Switch, NPR)

John Lewis knows that look in the eyes of Trump supporters (Jonathan Valania, Esquire)

Racism doesn't explain the rise of Donald Trump (Isaac Chotiner, Slate)

Red Cross "failed for 12 days" after historic Louisiana floods (Derek Kravitz, ProPublica)

Real talk about how Luke Cage uses blackness (Evan Narcisse, Gizmodo)

The roots of mistrust in Charlotte (Katie Chamblee, The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina)

SEE IT: Georgia county chairman caught making racist comments in secretly recorded video (Video, Tobias Salinger, New York Daily News)

Teacher fired after posting racist comments about Michelle Obama to Facebook (Leo Shvedsky, GOOD)

This police surveillance technology can lead to racial discrimination (Colin Daleida, Mashable)

White America's irrational fear of "others" (Opinion) (Joe Rodriguez, The Oregonian)

White Lives Matter: A new US hate group shows its face (Patrick Strickland, Al Jazeera)


Ann Coulter on Trump: "Finally, we have a candidate who cares about Americans" (Andrew Anthony, The Guardian)

Clinton promises "end to end" criminal justice reform in pitch to black voters (Annie Karni, Politico)

The Democratic Party's racial reckoning (Jamelle Bouie, Slate)

Eight years in America: Hope, and what came after (Barack Obama, Valerie Jarrett, Bernie Sanders, m.fl., New York Magazine)

Fan in gorilla suit and "All Lives Matter" shirt runs onto field during NFL game (Keith Wagstaff, Mashable)

GOP Kentucky state legislative candidate posts racist Obama images (Video, Eric Bradner, CNN)

Harry Reid mocks Trump's tax leaks: "Racist incompetent failure managed to lose a billion dollars" (Tom Boggioni, Raw Story)

How Trump accidentally unified Zuck's pro-immigraton movement (Issie Lapowsky, Wired)

It's time to free speech on campus again (Janet Napolitano, The Boston Globe)

L.A. teen shot dead by cops running away, witnesses say (CBS News)

Open borders rap sheet: 30+ crimes by immigrant suspects in September alone (Julia Hahn, Katie McHugh, Breitbart)

Protests continue over fatal police shooting of 18-year-old in South L.A. (Video, Kate Mather, Los Angeles Times)

Racist Trump fans are "using a special code on Twitter so they don't get suspended" (Tanveer Mann, Metro, UK)

Trump International Hotel spray-painted with "Black Lives Matter" message (Video) (Video, Joe Heim, The Washington Post)

White House wants to add new racial category for Middle Eastern people (Video, Gregory Korte, USA Today)

White Lives Matter, Black Lives Matter face off outside Houston's Anti-Defamation League (Keri Blakinger, Houston Chronicle)


Alt-right trolls are using these code words for racial slurs online (Nikhil Sonnad, Quartz)

AT&T's CEO urges employees to confront racial tensions, and explains the problem with "all lives matter" (Nikhil Sonnad, Quartz)

Crime spikes in Ferguson to twice the national average (Law Officer)

Don't assume black voters are "with her": Contempt for Trump doesn't mean we love Hillary (D. Watkins, Salon)

Hillbilly elitism (Bob Hutton, Jacobin)

An immigrant named Trump (Ted Widmer, The New Yorker)

It didn't pay off (Nathan J. Robinson, Jacobin)

This historian wants you to know the real story of Southern food (Radio, Erika Beras, Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR)

Trump has a challenge with white women: "You just want to smack him" (Philip Rucker, The Washington Post)

"Trump is a racist bigot": Americans name-call the nominee (Garvita Khybri, The Quint, Indien)

Video shows cops trying to run over a mentally ill man with their car before shooting him 14 times (Video, Esther Yu Hsi Lee, Think Progress)

When whites just don't get it, part 7 (Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times)

Why don't you just call the cops? (Matthew Desmond, Andrew V. Papachristos, The New York Times)

Will African-Americans turn out to help other minorities? (Elie Mystal, Above the Law)