He gutted Trump even more severely than his wife had. But then he stepped back. He may think Trump is hopeless, but he still wants us to hope.
In America, no longer owning a slave necessitated reparations but being enslaved did not. It’s history we need to remember to even begin the work of moving past it.
When systematic terror is normalized, institutionalized, and legalized, atrocities appear to be banal and unavoidable facets of life.
In America, and especially the South, criminality is stamped on black bodies from birth.
The virus doesn’t see color, but America does, and Joe Biden now needs to help document our systematic inequalities if we ever hope to change them.
From movies to music to sports, America is used to the white-black partner thing. But now it’s hit politics, and it might be exactly what we need.
Remember when everybody was wondering why all the candidates of color dropped out? I’ll tell you why: Iowa and New Hampshire.
Throughout American history, our white-dominated society has found it is not safe for black people to have guns but that it is safe—even patriotic—for white people to have guns.
Marking the holiday and wrestling with our troubled past is the way to find the path to a more equitable future.
The laws date to Reconstruction and are vague enough that officials can decide ‘moral turpitude’ means whatever they want it mean. Guess who bears the brunt of that down South?