One of the harshest critiques of white racism appeared 50 years ago in the federal government's own Kerner Commission report. And racism may be why the report's recommendations were largely ignored.
A historian looks back at Andrew Johnson's unlikely and unsuccessful presidency and why he wasn't cut out for the job.
As Canadians, we shouldn't blame U.S. President Donald Trump for the rise of hatred here. He may have emboldened the so-called alt-right in Canada, but it was flourishing long before his election.
There's still far too much we don't know about hate crimes in the US – and that affects how we study and enforce these crimes.
A demagogue playing the media to legitimise extreme movements and radical right-wing causes? The US has been here before.
The white nationalist's visit to the University of Florida shows just how messy life's moral dilemmas can get.
Donald Trump seems to have a passion for cruelty, often publicly celebrating his investment in violence as a source of pleasure. Those tendencies represent symptoms of a broader American sickness.
The backlash against the alt-right has ignited debates about free speech. But not all right-wing thought constitutes hate speech, and we need to identify the dividing line.
Early Vikings wouldn't understand nationalism – the secret to their success was to embrace other cultures.
Efforts to kick extremists off the internet can't succeed and might even have the unintended side effect of bolstering support for radical groups.
The rise of neo-Nazism under President Donald Trump signals a new wave of authoritarianism. Now more than ever, colleges and universities must help students become informed and compassionate citizens.
Two websites, one taken offline, the other still active, raise hard questions about how prepared Americans are to deal with free speech about white supremacy, in both monuments and domain names.
Far from the millions-strong mass movement of years gone by, today's 'Klan' is really just a smattering of assorted local hate groups.
After violence in Charlottesville, internet firms are erasing bigoted content. But should private companies serve as unaccountable regulators and be responsible for policing complex social issues?
Given recent events, you might have had an inkling that extremist views have been resonating. Researchers from the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention have the hard data to back it up.
One white educator reflects on the challenges, and the urgency, of tackling white supremacy in schools and on campuses in every country
Having stoked white resentment for his own benefit throughout his campaign, Trump is still emboldening it.
Memorials to confederate generals are lightning rods today for the same racist views they fought for 150 years ago.
The United States is seeing an uptick in far-right extremist violence. It's time to pay more attention to this scourge and its causes.
Trump's administration plans to ramp up prosecution of unauthorized border crossings. Here's the story of how it became illegal in the first place.