George Washington has been under attack on social media and late night comedy. A new book tells the truth about how the founding father related to his enslaved people.
More than just a goofball road movie or even propaganda for a racially sanitized “New South” that never existed, the 1977 film offers a hopeful vision of the South that suggests a better story for the region.
Two new books from one of Europe’s most creative young thinkers show how Americans could — and should — get universal basic income, a 15-hour workweek and free immigration.
In our work to repair wrongs inherited from our country’s past, we should remember how one of history’s most zealous idealists, the French Revolutionary Robespierre, veered from reform into intolerance, with tragic results.
Diversity consultant Nita Mosby Tyler says that white people shouldn’t just sit on the sidelines waiting to be called into the fight against racism. They should help lead the charge.
For 40 years, Robert Bullard has worked with local activists to protect black and brown people from dirty industry. Now he’s got a message about the environment for the rest of us.