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  • Ibram X. Kendi: A Reading List for Ralph Northam

    by Ibram X. Kendi

    "Here’s my own anti-racist reading list for Northam and my fellow Americans who are truly awakening after their own blackface moment. It is for people realizing they were taught by their relatives and friends and the media how to be racist."



  • Trump’s Trail of Fears

    by Jamelle Bouie

    The president, channeling his hero Andrew Jackson, continues to champion a particularly virulent form of reactionary white majoritarianism.


  • The American Tourist in Paris: A Retrospective

    by Lauren Jannette

    Although no longer breaking furniture, running out on checks, and throwing racist fits about the evening’s entertainment, Americans remain an integral part of Paris’s continued debates over the benefits and detriments of being one of the world’s largest tourists destinations. 



  • A Racial Reckoning for Democratic Leaders in Virginia

    by Jelani Cobb

    In disavowing his yearbook photo but admitting to wearing blackface on another occasion, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam implies that he is being castigated for the wrong instance of minstrelsy.