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The Dying Continues

August 16, 2017 // Der Spiegel - Germany - German

There have long been accusations of racism against Sessions. Now he can finally realize his dream – and that of his boss Donald Trump – of a white police state.

The Shadows of Dallas

August 1, 2016 // La Croix - France - French

The election, then the re-election, of Barack Obama had raised a wind of hope among African-Americans. They wanted to believe that the fight for equality of rights – led by Martin Luther King and others at the end of the 20th century – would see a growth under Obama’s presidency toward a calmer and more [Read more]

Can Clinton Heal America’s Racial Divide?

July 29, 2016 // Toronto Sun - Canada - English

Clinton’s vision, if she is elected president, must include a willingness to go beyond mere laws: to strive for social and attitudinal changes that can help transform the way one group of Americans regards another.

The Crisis on US Campuses

November 13, 2015 // The Globe and Mail - Canada - English

What is going on at American universities? An issue many thought had been dealt with years ago is again rearing its ugly head: race.

When Assault Isn’t a Crime

November 3, 2015 // Junge Welt - Germany - German

The white police officer who brutally threw a black female student to the floor and then led her away in handcuffs in Richland County, South Carolina was summarily fired two days later. His supervisor, Sheriff Leon Lott, made the announcement at a press conference Wednesday. Another student recorded the incident on a [Read more]
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