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Jelani Cobb on a speech Barack Obama gave to students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, in which he spoke of fascism obliquely and Donald... [Read More]
Jelani Cobb writes about Beto O'Rourke, the Senate hopeful from Texas, and his defense of N.F.L. players kneeling during the national anthem to protest the... [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on Omarosa Manigault's forthcoming memoir, "Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House." [Read More]
Jelani Cobb writes about Sarah Jeong, a newly hired member of the Editorial Board at the New York Times, whose tweets about race and class... [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on the F.B.I. agent Peter Strzok's testimony Thursday to a joint hearing of the House Judiciary Committee and House Oversight and Government Reform... [Read More]
What's most crucial isn't whether a company can diminish bias among its employees. It's the acknowledgment that bias is so pervasive it has to try.... [Read More]
After the success of the Moral Monday protests, the pastor is attempting to revive Martin Luther King, Jr.,'s final—and most radical—campaign, Jelani Cobb writes. ... [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on the inherent racial connotations of President Trump's initiative to impose capital punishment of drug dealers. [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on Muhiyidin Moye, an activist in the Black Lives Matter movement who died this week, of a gunshot wound, at the age of... [Read More]
Jelani Cobb on Trump's opposition, who understand themselves not simply as defenders of particular policy positions but as stalwarts of democracy. ... [Read More]
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]
Jelani Cobb writes about New York's plan to add context to controversial monuments to historical figures. [Read More]
A historically black institution confronts a new era in politics. [Read More]
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]
Jelani Cobb writes about the irony of Donald Trump's appearance at the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. [Read More]
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]
A new F.B.I. report revives troubling views of African-American radicalism. [Read More]
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]