Scholars of race, foreign policy and the Supreme Court give their informed predictions of what to expect under a Biden administration.
Police organizations in the United States have become political players in the election. This is due to politicians' responses to the Black Lives Matter and anti-police brutality movements.
Reforming the police is possible, but it depends on applying pressure on politicians.
At age 7, Black, white and Hispanic children have a similar opinion of the police. But this increasingly turns negative by the time they are teenagers, especially for nonwhite teens.
Dozens of companies have made pledges in recent months to make their workforces more inclusive. A scholar asked employees what they think that means.
Other agencies or officials can do much of what police do now. So let’s disband police forces and replace them with local community organizations.
The advocates of friendship as a way to solve America's partisan divide are wrong. There are more effective ways to tackle intractable political problems.
Black and Asian American communities have been portrayed as in opposition to each other. Multiracial Kamala Harris, both Asian American and Black, represents the potential for coalition building.
As the country reels from a series of killings of Black men by the police, two scholars report that their research shows that stops by police of Black men can hurt their families.
George Floyd's death has thrust police unions into the spotlight amid a growing recognition that they are not part of the U.S. labor movement but a narrow interest group pursuing their self-interests.
In current demonstrations, there are echos of a civil rights era catchphrase: People are 'sick and tired of being sick and tired.'
Around the world, policing — as an institution — is being challenged. But calls to defund the police will fall short if they do not address the history of policing.
A number of U.S. mediums have claimed contact with the spirit of the late George Floyd. Their 'channelling' continues a tradition of white spiritualists whitewashing black lives.
Despite its progressive image, Minneapolis is one of the most segregated cities in the United States. That is by design not accident, argues an urban planning scholar.
Violence in the criminal-justice system isn't limited to police. It's time to pay more attention to violent deaths within state prisons.
From the earliest days of the civil rights struggle, Black religious leaders have infused the fight for justice with spirituality. Rep. Lewis and Rev. Vivian are no exception.
When African Americans press 'record' to film police brutality, they are challenging a nation not to look away.
A political scientist says the protests against police violence that have swept the US signal welcome social change -- and could dramatically alter the work she's done for five years.
The #SayTheirNames campaign recalls the long struggle by Black Americans to assert their humanity in death, with roots in the fight for slave burials.
Big businesses often engage in social activism because they want to sway public policy outcomes. They’re not exclusively trying to appeal to liberal customers.