As Puerto Ricans Move to the Mainland, Rich White Americans Set Up Lives on the Island

Although post-Maria life has not returned to normal, PR is still attractive as a tax haven.

Person in winter clothing holds green and white sign that reads, "Refugees are welcome here."

Trump Administration Retreats on Vow to Lower Refugee Cap

After announcing record low refugee cap of 30,000, administration says it will consult Congress before making a final decision. 

 

Ta-Nehisi Coates in navy blazer and light blue dress shirt behind black microphones and in front of orange background

Ta-Nehisi Coates and Hala Alyan Earn Dayton Literary Peace Prize

The prize recognizes works that promote cross-cultural understanding and the concept of peace.

Carolinas Face Flooding After Hurricane Florence Lumbers Through States

READ: Black Homeowners in the Gullah-Geechee Islands Could Lose Land After Florence

A new Mother Jones article details how property laws could complicate post-storm recovery.

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Arts & Culture

Stephan James and KiKi Layne. Black man in brown jacket and shirt holds Black woman in yellow sweater and light blue dress in front of brown wall and blue store lights

Gorgeous New 'If Beale Street Could Talk' Trailer Celebrates Black Families

Criminalization

Jeff Sessions further limits judicial independence of immigration judges

Attorney General Further Limits Judges' Ability to Dismiss Deportation Cases

Trump Presidency

Jeff Sessions further limits judicial independence of immigration judges

Attorney General Further Limits Judges' Ability to Dismiss Deportation Cases

Gender & Sexuality

Brett Kavanaugh. White man's face takes up half the frame.

Time's Up on Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Facing Race

Facing Race: A National Conference. Presented by Race Forward, Facing Race will take place Nov. 8-10 in Detroit, MI

Full "Facing Race" Program Schedule Released!