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Nikole Hannah Jones

The 'Resume Check': On Gay Talese, Racism and Sexism in the Press Room

Touré | Posted 04.09.2016 | Home

Black people know the condescension of a resume check. We know what it is to have a white person signal their confusion over our status or success. These sorts of microaggressions are ways of pointing out the superiority of the dominant group. Ways of saying we don't belong.

Protecting the Clash of Ideas in Higher Education

John Thompson | Posted 11.07.2016 | Home
John Thompson

My first post on the New York Times Magazine's special issue, "Collegeland," explained how the rise of corporate power has shifted the balance in high...

Are We Seeing Light at the End of the Re-Segregation Tunnel?

John Thompson | Posted 08.20.2016 | Home
John Thompson

As we study a wave of carefully-honed analyses of integration's potential to improve schools and our entire lives, we should pay special attention to the beginning of "The Problem We All Live With Part Two."

Yes, Black America Fears The Police. Here's Why.

ProPublica | Nikole Hannah-Jones | Posted 03.05.2015 | Home

This story was co-published with Politico Magazine.Last July 4, my family and I went to Long Island to celebrate the holiday with a friend and her fam...

Spike is Right! Housing Discrimination is NYC's Hidden Disgrace (Pt 2)

Antonia Marrero | Posted 05.05.2014 | New York
Antonia Marrero

With undercover agents, Fair Housing Justice Center has exposed an epidemic of housing discrimination on the basis of skin color, disability, source of income and LGBTQ identity in every NYC neighborhood.