civil rights

Of the countless ideals of the West, perhaps none is greater than the idea of self-determination. A belief in that concept is what sparked our rebellion against England, yet somehow, in the last century, we’ve managed to hand our dearly ...

A group of workers votes to unionize but are immediately fired and blacklisted by employers. Commodity prices shoot through the roof, driven by the consolidation of suppliers into unregulated monopolies. Gaunt-faced children in Appalachia scavenge for food, while elderly adults ...

The closely watched lawsuit against Harvard University (Mass.)’s “holistic” admissions practices could endanger decades of precedent of that allow the use of race in college admissions, especially with President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. ...

An Emory School of Law professor is under investigation after he said a racial slur in a class lecture to first-year law students. The University is reviewing an incident in which Professor Paul J. Zwier II used the N-word on ...

Hamilton fans are dreaming of Lin Manuel Miranda’s Moana earning him an Oscar to complete the entertainment grand slam —  Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, or EGOT. Film aficionados are anxiously awaiting the moment Moonlight or La La Land is ...

Days after he testified before the U.S. Senate that President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for U.S. attorney general Sen. Jefferson Sessions (R-Ala.) is unfit to be appointed to the Cabinet position, NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks lectured at ...

“I found it,” College junior Ellie Studdard said in disbelief. Studdard had just uncovered the gravesite of Isaiah Nixon — a man shot and killed for exercising his right to vote in the 1948 Georgia Democratic primary election — and she ...

Last week, scores of students gathered for a protest in solidarity with black students at Mizzou and Yale. College senior Casidy Campbell read a list of demands, which was given to Senior Vice President and Dean of Campus Life Ajay ...

I’ve been struggling this past week with how best to respond to and show my support for the movements going on at the University of Missouri, Yale and other colleges across the country. My Facebook feed has been inundated with ...