Articles in race tagged with immigration

Ariella Aïsha Azoulay

On language and belonging.

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Celebrations of multiculturalism obscure the country’s settler colonial history—and the role that immigrants play in perpetuating it.

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Ryan Fontanilla

Coast Guard techniques for blocking Haitian asylum seekers have their roots in the slave trade. Understanding these connections can help us disentangle immigration policy from white nationalism.

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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

The violent theft of land and capital is at the core of the U.S. experiment: the U.S. military got its start in the wars against Native Americans.

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Robert L. Tsai

The Fourteenth Amendment was shaped by freed blacks’ insistence that everyone born in the United States deserved full citizenship.

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Stephen Kantrowitz

We can learn from the surprising coalition of people who sheltered and rescued escaped slaves.

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Elizabeth Cullen Dunn

Refugee camps, intended to be temporary, host people for an average of 12 years.

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David Bacon

Migrants are dying as they cross the Mediterranean. Is there a better way?

With photographs by David Bacon.

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Claudio Lomnitz

Are we all Anglo-Protestants?

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John R. Bowen

Can the Republic live up to its ideals?