By Norman Solomon In a party that officially condemns dog-whistle appeals to racism, Joe Biden is running on Orwellian eggshells. Whether he can win the Democratic presidential nomination may largely depend on the extent of “doublethink” that George Orwell described in 1984 as the willingness “to forget any fact that has become inconvenient.” It is…
Sixty-five years after the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case, a new report published by Pennsylvania State University reveals the persistent racial segregation in America’s public schools, and the many factors that contribute to it
In the aftermath of a shooting at Frederick Douglass High School, teacher Daniel Parsons argues Baltimore is systematically failing its young people
Johns Hopkins Black Student Union President Chisom Okereke says an armed, private police force would endanger students of color
The reemergence of Blackface as an issue, around Gov. Northam’s inaction, exposes the depth of American racism. Our panel with Jacqueline Luqman and Eddie Conway explores the topic
Anton Black died after he was tasered and placed in a chokehold just outside his home, 4 months ago. Police have released little information to the family or the community about why his encounter with a controversial officer they fought to keep off the force ended with his death.
Prosecutors have pledged to retry Pocomoke City’s first black police chief Kelvin Sewell for failure to cite a driver who hit two parked cars despite strong support for his community policing strategy