Society

Spelling Race

by Deepa Iyer on May 28, 2015 1:26PM

Two race-based narratives dominate coverage of the Scripps National Spelling Bee each year—and they’re both misguided.

Topics: Society, Schools & Youth, Media

Illinois University Survey Reveals Some Ugly Truths About On-Campus Racism

by Miriam Zoila Pérez on May 21, 2015 12:35PM

A new report from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign reveals the breadth of microaggressions faced by students of color on its campus.

Topics: /NOW, Society, Schools & Youth

More People Moved in the Foreclosure Crisis Than During the Great Migration

by Julianne Hing on May 11, 2015 4:06PM

What if we thought about the foreclosure crisis as a migration issue, and not just as a housing one?

Topics: /NOW, Society, Economy

Latino BBQ Joint Owner to Host ‘White Appreciation Day’

by Aura Bogado on May 8, 2015 12:41PM

White diners—and no others—will get a 10 percent discount on June 11

Topics: /NOW, Society

Framing of Dove's 'Choose Beautiful' Campaign is a Farce

by Miriam Zoila Pérez on Apr 15, 2015 9:30AM

Dove is back with another ad that is supposedly centered around teaching women how to feel beautiful. Miriam Zoila Pérez calls B.S.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Society

NPR Explores 'The Fear of Black Men in America'

by Carla Murphy on Mar 31, 2015 12:08PM

Add your voice to today's Twitter chat at 12:30pm

Topics: /NOW, Society

We Need Real Talk About Black Girls and Women

by Carla Murphy on Mar 30, 2015 7:00AM

Follow #HerDreamDeferred to share your story, voice your opinion.

Topics: Society, Gender & Sexuality

Jay Smooth's Taking Some 'Racial Me Time'

by Carla Murphy on Mar 23, 2015 4:04PM

We all need that every now and then

Topics: /NOW, Society

Latinos in the Big Apple: Racism Is a Norm in Families and Community

by Carla Murphy on Mar 20, 2015 3:59PM

Check out this conversation.

Topics: /NOW, Society

[Video] More Parents Share Their 'Talk' With Their Black Sons

by Carla Murphy on Mar 17, 2015 4:25PM

The coming-of-age conversation continues.

Topics: /NOW, Society