Articles in race tagged with law-and-justice

Oliver lynching memorial feature
Liza Oliver

Two attractions in Alabama—the new national lynching memorial and the First Confederate White House—show a nation struggling to contend with its legacy of racial violence.

Tsai birthright citizenship feature
Robert L. Tsai

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

Ruha Benjamin

Second chances are the currency of white supremacy. To be white is to colonize the afterlife.

Walter Johnson

A childhood steeped in guns shows that toxic masculinity and racism are at the heart of U.S. gun culture.

Kautzer feature
Chad Kautzer

Self-defense is not merely an individual right, it is collective political resistance.

Vesla M. Weaver

Two new books, including National Book Award nominee ‘Locking Up Our Own,’ address major blind spots about the causes of America’s carceral failure.

Stephen Kantrowitz

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

Victor Ray

Stop-and-frisk and broken-windows policing have ravaged black communities, treating everyone as criminals, while failing to make cities any safer. Now Trump wants to revive them.

Kelly Lytle Hernández

Throughout the twentieth century, bipartisan consensus was that black youth were latent criminals in need of abundant policing.

Simon Waxman

A Massachusetts high court ruling acknowledges that black men aren’t wrong for wanting to run from police.