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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:05:41 -0500Late Cuban leader Fidel Castro leaves behind a complicated legacy both in his home country and abroad. Professor Mark Sawyer of UCLA looks at how his views on race affected generations of Afro-Cubans.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:07:00 -0500Pipeline and prisons and tantrums at Starbucks: these are a few of our favorite stories this week.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:14:00 -0500In many Cuban-American families, the aversion to Fidel Castro spanned generations. This is true even as children and grandchildren of the original exiles grew more liberal in their political beliefs. It's true in the Ramos family of Miami.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:17:00 -0500The northernmost community in the U.S. has voted to officially restore its traditional Inupiaq name.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:40:00 -0500Skin tone is only part of the challenge for an oft-tattooed customer who wants to see herself reflected in the "human canvases" of tattoo artists.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:03:00 -0500In 1962, Peter — an African-American boy exploring his neighborhood after a snowstorm — broke the color barrier in mainstream children's publishing. A new book pays tribute to author Ezra Jack Keats.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:46:00 -0500Through the eyes of those who work to make companies "inclusive," the 2016 election suggests two things: Business will pick up, but it won't be business as usual.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:29:00 -0500The judge in the federal trial of Dylann Roof, who is accused of murdering nine people in the basement of a historically black church, has ruled that the defendant may represent himself in court.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 17:19:00 -0500The alt-right movement, which has been associated with white nationalism, is receiving new attention. The debate about the movement is also focusing on what is the best term to describe it.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 09:06:00 -0500Foose is a jazz bass player and composer living in New York. His great-great-great grandfather was a slave owner, and Foose went back to the old plantation to exorcise some ghosts.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:50:00 -0500U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel announced his ruling after a two-day competency hearing that was closed to the public. The 22-year-old Roof is facing 33 federal hate crime charges.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 07:14:00 -0500Here's hoping that the holiday provides the rare oasis from a year full of rancor and racial strife in our politics.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 04:46:00 -0500Bhutan-born Tenzin Dorjee has experienced an uptick in racial slurs recently in the rural, upstate town he has lived in for years. Now, his community is rallying behind him, publicly and powerfully.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 18:47:00 -0500Casting racism as a moral failure has had the bizarre consequence of confounding the issue for many Americans. Can anything be called racist without controversy?
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:18:00 -0500Many say the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance is beyond anything they've experienced before. But there are preludes in Native American history, and you don't have to look too far back to find them.