It was integrated, it was unionized—and it was a company town.
Zora Neale Hurston’s hometown of Eatonville, Florida, was one of the first all-black municipalities incorporated in the U.S.
Instead of indulging in politically risky sedition prosecutions of the black press, the government relied on indirect methods of behind-the-scenes manipulation and intimidation.
The best reforms would correct the real problems of overcriminalization and overincarceration, as well as removing all artificial barriers to building more homes.
Affirmative action becomes harder to defend when it entails discrimination against a variety of racial and ethnic minority groups.
Two historians go head-to-head on whether the controversial New York Times project has any value.
This total is 2.5 times the state's annual budget.
The College Board says these changes were already in the works. But even if that's true, they may have just opened a new front in the culture wars.
The FBI used a network of snitches to spy on entertainers and activists, and the Queen of Soul was no exception.
Forget Robin DiAngelo, Ibram X. Kendi, and The 1619 Project. Start with ending the drug war, says the Columbia University linguist.
Millions of new firearm owners who have lost faith in cops and government will be a tough audience for shopworn gun control schemes.
The presidential candidate deserves praise for retreating from his tough-on-crime stance. But let's not forget that his policies contributed to mass incarceration and the police misconduct that people are protesting today.
The anti-voucher polemic is augmented by historical half-truths and selective omissions of countervailing evidence.
Though Juneteenth is first and foremost a celebration of the end of slavery, the day has evolved in the 21st century.
It's hard to believe that smart people such as Ta-Nehisi Coates and David Brooks don't understand the tinderbox that their idea would ignite.
In the absence of evidence, an innocent man was treated like a criminal.
Watch the Oxford-style debate hosted by the Soho Forum.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says if the report is true, the sheriff "must resign."
Some concerned bystanders thought a robbery was taking place.
Cincinnati Cop Tased 11-Year Old Girl, Told Her 'This Is Why There Aren't Any Grocery Stores in the Black Community'
The girl was in tears as firefighters removed taser barbs from her body.
A boy delivering newspapers with his mom and brother aroused the suspicion of a local resident, even though he hadn't done anything wrong.