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Michelle Alexander: More Black Men in Prison Than Were Enslaved in 1850

Clearly, colorblindness hasn’t gotten us very far.

Shirley Sherrod: Moving Past Colorblind, Toward the End of Racism

Having battled racism all my life, I have to wonder how this wonderful nation can overcome its obsession with skin color.

Another Fashion Week, Another Colored Model Fad

But still no sign of questioning the Euro-supremacy at the root of what’s hot and what’s not.

We Twisted King's Dream, So We Live With His Nightmare

Today’s remembrances abstract non-violence from justice, colorblindness from racial equity and public service from radical social transformation.

Film Critic Roger Ebert Gets Schooled Over His "Huck Finn" Read

Film critic Roger Ebert keeps putting his foot in his mouth.

Why Jim Needs to Remain Huck Finn's "Nigger"

A well-meaning effort to make Mark Twain’s novel teachable removes the lesson.

White Dad, Black Son and Raising Kids in a "Colorblind" World

Teaching how to create a more just world is one of the greatest gifts we can give our children.

Four Tips and Resources for "Post-Race" Parenting

Terry Keleher shares his experiences as both parent and racial justice educator.

Cases to Watch for the Most Conservative Supreme Court in Years

Immigration, prison overcrowding, prosecutorial overreaching and the culture wars are all on the docket.

When "Colorblindness" Invades Your TV

Tim Wise breaks down how the myth that we’re post racial plays out in pop culture.