The sociologist Margaret Hagerman spent two years embedded in upper-middle-class white households, listening in on conversations about race. When Margaret Hagerman was trying to recruit white affluent
Becoming educated should not require giving up pleasure. When Jonathan Swift proposed, in 1729, that the people of Ireland eat their children, he insisted it would solve three problems at once: feed the
How the United States lost the faith of its citizens—and what it can do to win them back For years, the residents of Oxford, Massachusetts, seethed with anger at the company that controlled the local supply.
"In the ways that we teach and learn about the history of American slavery," write the authors of a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), "the nation needs an intervention." This new
The choices made by white men, who are prepared to abandon their humanity out of fear of black men and women, suggest the true horror of lost status. This is a serious project. All immigrants to the United
Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will