University trustees are among the least-studied groups in higher education. Increasingly, they're making news – as the focus of a crisis. That raises the question: To whom are they accountable?
Johnson’s victory, in the manliest of sports, contradicted claims of racial supremacy by whites and demonstrated that Blacks were no longer willing to acquiesce to white dominance.
Meredith is a civil rights hero who doesn't fit neatly into political categories. He espouses conservative ideas, yet he proclaims a radical mission to destroy white supremacy.
A civil rights group is suing Facebook for its failure to stop the spread of anti-Muslim hate speech on the platform.
There's a divergence in how a trial is conducted, what rules govern it – and the larger issue of racial justice. That divergence affects the legitimacy of any verdict.
White people are the main perpetrators of anti-Asian racism and violence, but white supremacy is still the problem when Blacks and Latinos attack Asians.
In the wake of anti-Asian violence in North America, we need to demand accountability and not just stop after performing mental health check-ins.
Texas' most famous statesman, Sam Houston, was a slave owner who opposed the Confederacy. But white Texans tend to omit his dissent in current debates over removing Confederate markers.
The quest for significance and respect is a universal part of human nature. It has the potential to inspire great works – but lately, it has been much in evidence tearing society apart.
Long overlooked in the West, the Byzantine Empire has recently picked up interest among far-right and conspiracist circles. A historian of medieval culture explains what white supremacists get wrong.
If history is a guide, expanding police powers to address current white nationalist threats could result in future repression of activists of color.
While many institutions pledged their support for anti-racism work this summer, a health researcher says these ideas need to go further to address the long-term health impacts of internalized racism.
Mapping is one way African Americans fight for equality and help each other navigate a racially hostile landscape.
Designating the Proud Boys and other right-wing extremist groups as terrorists will make it more difficult for them to fundraise, but it won't necessarily stop the spread of hatred.
At the top of President Biden's foreign policy agenda are COVID-19 and climate change. He has also pledged to make diplomacy and multilateralism the primary means of US foreign policy.
Section 3 of the 14th Amendment was first used against Confederate leaders after the Civil War to expel seditionist politicians. Now it could be used against Donald Trump.
To distill the violent insurrection at the US Capitol into a tale of angry male rage is to overlook the threat that women in the mob posed.
Far-right extremists in the US have the potential to mount a coordinated, low-intensity campaign of political violence. It wouldn't be the country's first experience with domestic terror.
Analysis shows how Trump and Twitter spread QAnon extremism from the US to Europe, and how hard it will be to undo the damage.
A leaked database shows at least 10% of the far-right Oath Keepers militia is active police or military – people professionally trained in using weapons and conducting sophisticated operations.