Borrowing Blackness

September 25, 2020 12:22 pm

How much of race in general is performative?

candace owens

Candace Owens’s book is a work of performance art

September 23, 2020 12:32 pm

Blackout: How Black America Can Make Its Second Escape from the Democrat Plantation by Candace Owens reviewed


Racism and the destructive power of language

September 17, 2020 3:03 pm

There is a case for saying that racism is the antisocial construct

jussie smollett

Jussie Smollett, reigning queen of the gaslight

September 16, 2020 1:01 pm

Don’t call it a comeback...seriously, don’t

jessica krug

Hasn’t Jessica Krug suffered enough?

September 7, 2020 9:00 am

Pretending to be black is a common side-effect of trauma

nish kumar

Why is Nish Kumar so angry?

August 29, 2020 11:07 am

His obsession with racism is bound to increase it, rather than the opposite

rachel dolezal

We are all Rachel Dolezal now

August 26, 2020 11:46 am

Here was somebody who truly acted as if race was a social construct, and the antiracist intellectuals were furious about it

tim scott race

The Republicans have a race problem

August 25, 2020 1:39 pm

For both parties, the strategy for base turnout undermines the strategy for winning the center


Will Biden get away with his bad record on race?

August 17, 2020 5:00 pm

Perhaps voters just don’t buy that someone who served as vice president to the first black president could be racist


Hyperbole radicalism and the politics of exaggeration

August 17, 2020 9:17 am

Why progressives compete to be edgiest, most out-there taboo breakers


What does Kamala Harris really believe?

August 17, 2020 6:39 am

Is being a Black Baptist more important than Black Lives Matter?

coburg st maurice

The battle over a German town’s black patron saint

August 15, 2020 1:03 pm

St Maurice is a ubiquitous presence in Coburg. His profile adorns the town’s coat of arms, and numerous public buildings

unconscious bias training

The dangers of unconscious bias training

August 13, 2020 11:19 am

Employers know it doesn’t work, so why do they insist on using it?

racism sin

Racism is a sin and we are all sinners

August 13, 2020 9:01 am

It is naive of the affronted conservative to deny that he or she carries any significant trace of racism


Kamala chameleon

August 12, 2020 3:38 pm

Harris was a bad presidential candidate in 2019. But that does not make her a bad running mate for Joe Biden in 2020

white woman

What if Biden picks a white woman?

August 11, 2020 9:51 am

Candidates who would have thrilled the woke vanguard four years ago are ‘devils’

kamala harris reparations

Should Kamala Harris pay reparations?

August 10, 2020 7:04 pm

A bad idea whose time has come

black americans

Why are black Americans likelier to die of COVID than Latinos?

August 8, 2020 2:34 pm

Latino poverty is no less than black poverty and Latino access to quality healthcare is no better than for black Americans

Joe Biden interviewed by Lulu Garcia-Navarro of NPR

The Biden Tapes, Volume III

August 7, 2020 6:51 am

‘Unlike the Africa American community, but with notable exceptions, the Latin community is an incredibly diverse community...’

mayor baltimore

Baltimore mayor gets too honest

August 6, 2020 4:41 pm

Black Lives Matter isn’t interested in black-on-black crime

kindergarten cop

Canceling Kindergarten Cop is a step too far

August 6, 2020 12:35 pm

This is nothing to do with the strength of activists, and everything to do with the cowardice of institutions


Trump campaign misses the mark with latest Biden attack

August 5, 2020 5:19 pm

They are playing the same ‘gotcha’ game as establishment Republican candidates in 2016

soft bigotry

The soft bigotry of lowering exam standards

August 4, 2020 2:38 pm

The educational elite has found another way to keep black students down

nice white parents

The New York Times thinks ‘nice white parents’ are the root of all evil

August 1, 2020 4:28 am

Team Serial’s new podcast finds its new great villain


Chicago renames Douglas Park ‘Douglass Park’ to make it less ‘racist’

July 27, 2020 11:43 am

Does one small ‘s’ make a world of difference?