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.
The Clean Air Act celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. When racial equity means clean air, applying the law everywhere means more than ever.
How did white supremacy get so ingrained in American society? You need to ask the antebellum South’s most famous advocate for slavery, John C. Calhoun.
An impressive figure in many ways, caving to peer pressure from slaveocrats forever made Robert E. Lee a villain, not a hero, in the American story.