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President Trump's inflammatory rhetoric is part of a much larger offensive against any form of immigration that would make the United States resemble the ethnic... [Read More]
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Jelani Cobb writes about New York's plan to add context to controversial monuments to historical figures. [Read More]
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A historically black institution confronts a new era in politics. [Read More]
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Jelani Cobb presents the Retro Report video "All in the Game: The Black Athlete in America," about the history of the intersection of sports and... [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on the hip-hop artist known as Black Thought and a freestyle display he performed in the studios of Station WQHT, also known as... [Read More]
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Jelani Cobb writes about the irony of Donald Trump's appearance at the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. [Read More]
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Jelani Cobb writes about John Conyers's resignation amid allegations of sexual harassment, and what his retirement means for the Congressional Black Caucus. [Read More]
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A new F.B.I. report revives troubling views of African-American radicalism. [Read More]
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Jelani Cobb writes about John Kelly's incorrect assertion that the U.S. Civil War happened because of a lack of compromise, a racialist misreading of history. [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on "Greater Gotham," by Mike Wallace and Edward Burrows, and what its exhaustive history of New York City can say about trying to... [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on how accused sexual predators like Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby sometimes use charitable donations to mitigate their alleged misconduct. [Read More]
Jelani Cobb writes about the mass shooting in Las Vegas at a Jason Aldean concert, and how it compares to gun violence in recent years. [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on N.F.L. players kneeling during the anthem, Trump's invective toward the protests, and the history of racist demands placed on black entertainers. [Read More]
Jelani Cobb writes about how President Trump's move to end DACA resembles other racist immigration laws throughout U.S. history, like the Immigration Act of 1924. [Read More]
Jelani Cobb writes about the images of violence from members of Antifa at a protest this weekend in Berkeley, California. [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on how the recent racist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, illustrated the problem with the idea of a show like HBO's "Confederate." [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on the alt-right and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, and on Donald Trump's refusal to strongly speak out against white supremacists. [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on how the Justice Department's plan to challenge affirmative action fits into the Trump Administration's broader white-resentment agenda. [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on Donald Trump's alarming speech to law-enforcement officers last week, and what it says about his Administration's approach to policing. [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on the particular irony to the latest conflict in the Trump Administration, between the President and the Attorney General. [Read More]
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