It’s not true, and betrays the reality of historical suffering
The case of forced desegregation in Little Rock
Where does critical race theory come from? An older thesis that flattens all human experience into an unrelenting state of war.
Anti-Asian violence in California is nothing new—just ask Mark Twain. But the current wave of beatings and killing is also a harbinger of something larger.
And can white people suffer racial discrimination under federal law? The questions are more complex, and unsettled, than they may appear.
Bitter, racially divisive battles over admissions to elite schools, taking place across the United States, reflect the limits of education policy
On campus and across America, there’s more room for conversation and discussion on race, conflict, and justice than often appears to be the case. Many young people just need to be taught the negative implications of seeing the world in a narrow or binary manner.
A race-related police incident from the 1980s, in an excerpt from a seminal study of white supremacy
Literature is a speck of hope in the age of Kyle Rittenhouse
The practice of claiming undeserved victimhood status is shameful and harms those who are actually in need
Years before Trump’s election the media dramatically increased coverage of racism and embraced new theories of racial consciousness that set the stage for the latest unrest
The Nigerian (soon to be American) writer on racialism, postcolonialism, and inequality—and the power of literature
And about anti-Semitism in the world of hip-hop, from the legendary Def Jam publicist
The story of a hugely popular play about African Americans falsely accused of raping two white women in 1931 in Scottsboro, Alabama—that premiered in 1935 Warsaw
Progressive ideas about diversity have taken over the corporate world but they offer a skin-deep version obsessed only with color and conformity
Halachic thoughts on the present unrest
Rabbi Norman Lamm—theologian, orator, and my grandfather—believed that in the struggle against racism, Jews should both teach and listen
Forty years after the death of Jean-Paul Sartre, who wrote the controversial preface to Fanon’s ‘Black Skin, White Masks,’ white guilt is still tied to masochism
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