First, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said he wasn’t sure which of the two people in the 1984 “clearly racist and offensive” photo on his yearbook page was he.
The new Douglass biography is a welcome respite but also a sober reminder of a racial history that still scars America — and the price paid for voting rights.
Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) is facing uproar over a racist image that appeared in his medical school yearbook, depicting a man in blackface and a man in a KKK robe.
Scott has criticized his party on racial issues before, but his words now are more cutting than ever.
Symbols are powerful, conveying profound messages with the simplest images.
Giving those shortcomings, they are prone to mistaken opinions and unwise choices, just as every previous generation of teenagers was.
The only way to combat this entrenched practice is to punish not only the officers who abuse citizens but the officers who look the other way or lie to protect the guilty.
As the nation celebrates King’s birthday, we owe it to his memory to acknowledge just how much has changed.
In May 2012, at a town hall, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, compared immigrants to dogs.
The section of the report, relying on anonymous sources, describes Trump’s reaction to emergency funds sent to Puerto Rico after the devastating Hurricane Maria.
In a new statement on Monday evening, he lashed out at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and insisted that he had not said anything racist — his statement was just parsed wrong.
Our Documenting Hate database shows that the terrorizing of people where they live is alive and well decades after the civil rights movement.
In our second year of the Documenting Hate project, ProPublica and our partners have reported on everything from violent neo-Nazis to road rage to anti-Semitic vandalism.
The longtime news commentator has veered heavily into white nationalist ideology on his recent shows.
The Daily Stormer has frequently promoted NRA membership drives, including repeatedly linking to an NRA recruitment website.
That ad became the template for decades of destructive political campaigns that focused not only on violent crime but that also blamed black Americans for much of it.
The gun lobby has touted this nonsense so loudly and for so long that even some black men have begun to believe it.
Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith drew national outrage — and now her donors are asking for their money back.
Earlier this year, on April 26, a new museum dedicated to the victims of American white supremacy opened in Montgomery, Alabama.
Violent right-wing extremists are more emboldened than ever by hateful rhetoric from Trump and Republicans.
The blue wave had some black riders.
Just before he left, the departing attorney-general adopted a policy to limit the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments
Trump is a proud racist, but he thinks it’s ‘racist’ to ask him about it.
NBC, which had aired the ad during “Sunday Night Football,” was the first to announce it would no longer be airing it—and after that, Fox News made the same announcement.
But a new CNN report Monday revealed that this wasn’t how his campaign leadership wanted to close out the midterm season.