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racial inequality

At Urban League Meeting, 2016 Candidates Talk Race, Inequality, ‘Black Lives Matter’

Five 2016 presidential candidates spoke Friday at the National Urban League’s annual conference, discussing U.S. race relations, the Black Lives Matter movement, and economic and racial inequality.

July 31, 2015

Weekend Reader: ‘The Case Against The Supreme Court’

How the conservative-lead Supreme Court has failed in protecting the rights of all Americans.

November 1, 2014

Americans Still See Racial Inequality, Doubt That Obama Can Solve It

As the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial dedication on Aug. 28 approaches, people have begun to wonder the extent to which Dr. King’s dream of racial equality has become reality. Recent studies suggest that Americans have seen advances in civil rights but that the goal of full equality is not yet accomplished. While a USA […]

August 24, 2011

Coming To Terms With ‘The Help’

Mother used to tell this story. She was working as a domestic — this was the late ’40s or early ’50s — for a Memphis doctor when one day his daughter came up and inexplicably began rubbing her skin. It turned out the child had asked her grandmother why mom’s skin was dark, and the […]

August 17, 2011