Digging deeply into the nation’s past can help illuminate the racial struggles facing the U.S. today.
In principle, white Americans support efforts to end racism. But in practice, they have long been unwilling to support the fundamental change needed to do that. Will this year’s events change that?
Justice Neil Gorsuch joined the Supreme Court as a conservative. But his ruling in a major civil rights case is part of a pattern of justices setting aside ideology to address historic injustices.
The US Supreme Court has ruled that the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why this is one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.
In a national survey, transgender individuals had worse employment outcomes, lower incomes and higher rates of poverty than cisgender people.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on how the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why it could be one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.
It’s great that toy companies are celebrating diverse role models, but children could be taught so much more in their write ups of their stories.
Municipal swimming pools flourished in the 20th century. But too often, their success was based on the exclusion of African Americans.
A scholar of discrimination law explains why regulations set up in the 1960s are still critical to protecting racial groups today.
Most people think of Martin Luther King Jr. as a civil rights leader who led the nation in addressing the evils of systemic racism. What many don’t know is that he also championed labor unionism.
Student protests can make a big difference. American students have a long history of protesting. In the wake of the Florida shooting, American students are already making a difference.