From battles to expand the franchise to the mysteries of turnout, voting is one of the most important things to understand about U.S. politics.
Election days used to be raucous affairs, with individual votes sometimes cast orally for all to hear.
If successful, Amy Coney Barrett would become the 7th current Supreme Court justice to be raised a Catholic, and the sixth conservative Christian.
In an age of hashtag activism and partisan news, social media offers possibilities for intersectional movements to reimagine images of Black protest.
A historian argues that it's time to look at the consequences of locking up millions of people over several decades.
Like the death of George Floyd, the South African activist Steve Biko’s death galvanized a global movement against racism.
The celebrated linguist and scholar on his new book on global climate change, the mediated reality of Fox News, and the economics of the Green New Deal.
The history of the 1950s and 1960s Civil Rights Movement is widely studied, but young Black Americans have been organizing for justice for much longer.
South Dakota has been called "the Mississippi of the North" for its long history of making voting hard for Native Americans.
COVID-19 is disproportionately deadly among people of color. Long-term environmental racism could be a major factor in this disparity.