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.
It was a stunning revelation — but also not that surprising.
The ad depicts convicted cop killer Luis Bracamontes, who was sentenced to death earlier this year, smiling in a courtroom in Sacramento, California while bragging about his crimes.
There is speculation Trump’s attack on birthright citizenship might have been the last straw for him.
After a gunman carried out a devastating mass shooting at a synagogue, many suggested Trump’s rhetoric has played into this form of hate.
Donald Trump waltzed into the presidency with coded but unmistakable appeals to the racial resentments of aggrieved white people
Regrettably, the book has been seen in the West Wing of the White House.