Design

Series of Brooklyn Billboards Put Racial Inequity on Display

A series of anonymous billboards have popped up on bus shelters in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. They’re not selling anything but a delcaration: that racism still exists.

USPS Unveils Stamp to Mark 150 Years of the Emancipation Proclamation

Two more stamps honoring U.S. civil rights history are due this year.

How the Romney and Obama Campaigns Racially Typefaced You

Take a look at how both campaigns labeled the so-called “minority” groups.

Tracy Reese, Designer of Mrs. Obama's DNC Dress, Shows at Fashion Week

A favorite of Michelle Obama shows at fashion week.

An Interactive Look at the Heavy Price of American Freedom

An ambitious new timeline traces the brutal relationship between freedom and confinement in the United States.