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As Black booksellers race to meet increased demand for books about race and justice, many are dealing with complicated, sometimes painful feelings about what the new business means.
In her new book, The Undocumented Americans, Karla Cornejo Villavicencio writes about delivery men, housekeepers, and day laborers — the undocumented immigrants who are often ignored while the media focuses its attention on Dreamers. "I wanted to learn about them as the weirdos we all are outside of our jobs," she writes.
A Democrat, who is responsible for signing bills passed by the New York state Legislature, shifted blame for his controversial decision to order aged care facilities to let residents enter even if they have the deadly Asian disease.
When the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that DACA could remain in place, recipient Miriam Gonzalez was relieved. As a plaintiff in the case, she's been fighting to keep the program alive since 2017 and we've been following her story. In this bonus episode — an update on Miriam, and why this decision is such a big deal.
The 2012 executive order didn't just offer protection and open up opportunities for young undocumented people; it changed the landscape for entire family networks.
The video is horrific, and the brutality is stark. But that was the case in Ferguson in 2014 and Minnesota in 2016. This time, though, white people are out in the streets in big numbers, and books like 'So You Want To Talk About Race' and 'How To Be An Antiracist' top the bestseller lists. So we asked some white people: What's different this time?
Nationwide protests are forcing many Americans to think about race in new ways. A black pastor in one of Christianity's whitest denominations is asking his congregants to take an especially hard look.
Whenever a protest boils up, it's a safe bet that public officials will quickly blame any violence or disruption on "outside agitators." But what, exactly, does it mean to be an agitator? And can these mysterious outsiders be a force for good?
We've been reporting on race, policing and protest since we first launched in 2013. Here's some of our best coverage from the past seven years.
We've compiled a list of places you can go to learn more about systemic racism — acknowledging that, while it's important to have information, this list is not a prescription.
I remember how tumultuous 1968 felt. Cops in riot gear and flaming storefronts are nothing new—but this time around, things feel even more dire.
For many Americans, it goes without saying that the police help maintain public safety. But many others — especially black Americans — see the police as more of a threat than a protective force.
Here are some of the most illuminating stories that we've read this week about the uprisings across the nation, and what brought the country to this moment.
Long known as a fusion of Latin and soul sounds, boogaloo has been co-opted by right wing extremists as code for civil war. But fans of the music won't let the boogaloo die.
The last few weeks have been filled with devastating news — stories about the police killing black people. At this point, these calamities feel familiar — so familiar, in fact, that their details have begun to echo each other.
Talking about race can get real heavy, real fast. Listening to music is one way people have been lightening the mood and sorting through their feelings. So this week, we're sharing some of the songs that are giving all of us life during this especially taxing moment.
Educational establishments should not stay closed any longer because it is unnecessary, the president said.
A federally funded agency, which is responsible for protecting the health of all Americans, was donated the president's full earnings for the past 12 months to help fight the deadly Asian pandemic.