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Nicholas Buccola discusses his book ‘The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America,’ which explores their momentous 1965 discussion at Cambridge University in England. Read more

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Oklahoma’s second-largest city bets that people who can work anywhere will settle down in this affordable community, especially if they get the chance to try it out first. Read more

Working in America

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The 2010s saw a surge in activism. Here are some of the highlights. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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Buttigieg used his dry wit to connect at The Washington Post, but his cluelessness on racism seems remarkably intact. Read more

Politics

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Gabriel Furshong

Congress will finally pass a bill that restores their sovereignty. Read more

Law and Justice

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Today on TAP: U.S. education policy in the polls Read more

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After the Civil War, equality meant different things for blacks and whites. Read more

Books

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Today on TAP: A minority perspective on education Read more

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He’s shown that he doesn’t understand the daily realities of being black in America. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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Today on TAP: New polling shows Hispanics dislike the gender-neutral term Read more

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Hunter Klaus

A small Southern town tries to come to terms with its blood-soaked legacy. Read more

Law and Justice

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It’s not truckers. It’s cashiers. Read more

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As it benefits from the corporate coffers of private prison giant CoreCivic, the institute advocates privatized reentry programs from which the company profits. Read more

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Writer Kim McLarin celebrates the life and meaning of the acclaimed novelist. Read more

Books

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The House's only black Republican will not seek re-election.  Read more

Civil Rights in America

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A little intersectionality would go a long way. Read more

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As The Baltimore Sun wrote, it’s better to have a few rats than to be one. Read more

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Educators Ronald Crutcher and Lorelle Espinosa discuss a landmark report on race and ethnicity in higher education. Read more

Education in America

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A constitutional battle is brewing in the states over whether lawmakers may draw district lines based on citizenship alone. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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The president stokes race-baiting and potentially worse in service of his re-election campaign. Democrats must continue to call out these distractions and his epic failure to address the real concerns of average Americans. Read more

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