Why are black women seen as more threatening, more masculine and less in need of help? Because they’re not being seen as women at all
Russell Simmons may be a thick-skinned liberal, but most Americans still don’t know how to talk about slavery
American universities need to reassess their spending on athletics and redress the double standard
It’s not easy to get into America’s premier universities, but for minorities and poor students, it’s almost impossible. Can we level the playing field?
Segregation is as much of a problem for the U.S. as it was 40 years ago. Is it time to reprise Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision?
It’s a legitimate question, but more important is whether his policies have helped women get hired outside the White House
Politicians and celebrities are trying to live for one week on food stamps, but will this increase advocacy for the poor?
Lincoln died because of his support for giving blacks the vote. What would he make of “felony disenfranchisement” laws that disproportionately prevent black men from voting?
Research repeatedly shows that tests heavily advantage some and disadvantage others. So why do we still rely on them?
Politicians love to portray themselves as Horatio Alger characters, but they aren’t talking about how social mobility is all but impossible for many these days