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Posted on: Oct 19, 2016, Source: Salon

The three white men planned to unleash a killing spree and to bomb a house of worship—what should we call them?

Posted on: Oct 14, 2016, Source: Salon

The corporate news media and Republican Party bear responsibility for the hateful madness Trump unleashed.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2016, Source: Salon

In a debate held not far from Ferguson, Trump spewed his ugly fascist, racist rhetoric—can we unify to stop him?

Posted on: Oct 8, 2016, Source: Salon

Will Trump’s lewd comments and "apology" even hurt him with his racist, misogynist "basket of deplorables"?

Posted on: Oct 7, 2016, Source: Salon

The vice presidential debate "winner" would "set aside talk of institutional racism" and enable police brutality.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2016, Source: Salon

Ugly white supremacist screeds about "inner-city" violence and "race war" have clearly shaped Trump's rhetoric.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2016, Source: Salon

Ever heard of the Dunning-Kruger Effect? Trump is Exhibit A of this dangerous form of idiocy.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's embrace of racist policing tactics is a terrifying master plan.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2016, Source: Salon

The killing of yet another unarmed black man by police shows little will change until White America joins the fight.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2016, Source: Salon

Pence's decision not to label an unapologetic white supremacist sends a message.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's candidacy is an ugly joke—but insidious racism and media idiocy have kept him within striking distance.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2016, Source: Salon

Motivated by extreme prejudice, America’s police show little restraint in how they treat black and brown people.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2016, Source: Salon

The New York Times columnist's direct and unapologetic takedown of a black Trump surrogate is a model to emulate.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2016, Source: Salon

Antiracism activist Tim Wise on the Trump phenomenon's dangerous effect on the future of U.S. politics.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump’s campaign and his takeover of the Republican Party are the political equivalents of a car accident.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2016, Source: Salon

Despite extensive talk about "race relations," many Americans still refuse to look the problem in the face.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2016, Source: Salon

Americans were given a choice during the conventions: Spend the next 4 years living in terror or embracing optimism.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2016, Source: Salon

O'Reilly’s corrective to Michelle Obama’s speech is one of the most vile moments in his tenure at Fox News.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2016, Source: Salon

His dark fantasies show an innate understanding of the conservative mind.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2016, Source: Salon

Physical separation makes white Americans unable to empathize with the fear people of color experience every day.