“Human trafficking” brings to mind sex slavery and extreme human rights abuses. But an equally pernicious, lesser-known form of slavery persists in the U.S. and elsewhere.
It has been 50 years since the first automated cash dispenser–which came to be known as an automated teller machine (ATM)–was inaugurated in London.
The history of slavery provides vital context to contemporary conversations and counters the distorted facts, internet hoaxes and poor scholarship I caution my students against.
The Loving v. Virginia case ended the last of the country’s state laws banning interracial marriage, described in oral arguments as "the most odious of the segregation laws and the slavery laws."
Obasi Shaw is the first Harvard student to submit a rap album as a senior thesis. He was awarded a grade of summa cum laude minus for the project.
Today, the United States is a world leader in incarceration, but this has not always been the case.
The murder in College Park, Maryland of Richard Collins III, an African-American student recently been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, underscores the violence of America’s far-right wing.
The Islamic State propaganda machine uses graphic images of dead children to whip up their base and motivate people from around the world to join their so-called caliphate.
Ruby Sales, a theologian and civil rights legend, shares her views on racial justice, the United States' legacy of slavery, Black Lives Matter, and more in this interview.
We know how powerful the concept of race is and how the use of words related to the notion of race has shaped what we call the U.S. racial worldview. So why do we continue using the word “Caucasian?"