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What It Means to Be Woke
It boils down to cultural and psychological project.
A Landlord Got a Low Appraisal. He Is Black, and So Are His Tenants.
The landlord says an appraiser, who is white, used unfair comparisons to assess the worth of his apartment building.
I Pledge Allegiance to … My Conscience
There are many ways to express patriotism.
Fulbright-Hays Fellowship Rule Penalizes Native Language Speakers
An Education Department regulation penalizes Fulbright-Hays applicants if they grew up speaking the language of their proposed country for research. Lawsuits have followed.
Audubon Society Keeps Name Despite Slavery Ties, Dividing Birders
The national bird conservation group said it would “reckon with the racist legacy of John James Audubon,” a naturalist and illustrator who was an enslaver, but voted to keep the namesake.
Patricia Schroeder, Feminist Trailblazer in Congress, Dies at 82
Ms. Schroeder, who had a long career in the House, helped steer passage of legislation on family leave, pregnancy discrimination and other progressive causes.
UPenn Accuses a Professor of Racist Statements. Should She Be Fired?
Amy Wax and free speech groups say the university is trampling on her academic freedom. Students ask whether her speech deserves to be protected.
What to Know About Tenure and Free Speech Protections
A conflict over a law professor at the University of Pennsylvania has stirred questions about what tenure means.
At White House, Asian American Liaison Juggles Celebrations and Crises
Erika Moritsugu, the first White House A.A.P.I. liaison, is in charge of both promoting the community’s representation and responding to its tragedies at a time of rising racism.
Authorities Reinstate Alcohol Ban for Aboriginal Australians
The reaction to a rise in crime has renewed hard questions about race and control, and about the open wounds of discrimination.
The Other Children in the DeSantis Culture War
Ron DeSantis’s censorship craze centers the feelings of white children. But what about children searching for a history that includes them?
Why Racial Discussions Should Also Focus on Progress
Is that progress slow, uneven and often dispiriting? Of course. But that doesn’t make it any less real.
Justice Dept. Finds Pattern of Discriminatory Policing in Louisville
The review, undertaken after a specialized unit killed Breonna Taylor in a botched raid in 2020, paints a damning portrait of a department in crisis.
If You Read the G.O.P.’s Anti-Trans Policies, You’ll See What It Really Wants
Gillian Branstetter of the A.C.L.U. explains the Republican Party’s aggressive, wide-ranging push to restrict transgender freedoms.
A Conductor’s Battle With a Classical Music Gender Barrier
Claire Gibault has spent a lifetime fighting sexism and forging a path in a male-dominated profession. Her next targets: pay gaps and age discrimination.
Dalit Journalist Takes On India’s Caste Injustices
Meena Kotwal started a news outlet focused on Dalit and other marginalized groups in India, hoping that telling their stories will help improve their lives.
Tennessee Law Limiting ‘Cabaret’ Shows Raises Uncertainty About Drag Events
The measure is part of a wave of legislation by conservative lawmakers across the country against drag performances. Many are wondering how it will be applied.
Florida Is Trying to Take Away the American Right to Speak Freely
There’s still time for state lawmakers to reject the crude pandering of a bill that seeks to overturn a bulwark of First Amendment law.
Credit Card Points Are Being Paid For by the Poor
When you book a free hotel room using credit card rewards, poor consumers are ultimately footing the bill.
Black and Latino Real Estate Developers Struggle to Get Funding
A racial wealth gap and discrimination that sets a higher bar for would-be developers seeking loans have contributed to the lack of representation.
Tunisia’s President Vilifies Migrants From Sub-Saharan Africa
As African migrants are swept up in a widening crackdown, critics say President Kais Saied is openly mining a deep vein of discrimination and prejudice against dark-skinned people in Tunisia.
Why the G.O.P.’s Attack on Trans Rights Could Backfire on the Party
A Republican state senator on what his party gets wrong about trans kids — and why he’s broken ranks to vote to protect them.
The ‘Dilbert’ Cartoonist and the Durability of White-Flight Thinking
What Scott Adams said really wasn’t anything new.
‘Different from the Other Southerners’: Jimmy Carter’s Relationship with Black America
How a white politician from the South who once supported segregationist policies eventually won the enduring support of Black voters.
Dying Children and Frozen Flocks in Afghanistan’s Bitter Winter of Crisis
Hundreds have died in plunging temperatures, and malnutrition has been rampant, even as the Taliban government’s ban on female workers has hampered international aid.
Rural Hospitals Are Shuttering Their Maternity Units
Citing costs, many hospitals are closing labor and delivery wards, expanding so-called maternity care deserts.
America, Right-Wing Censors, and the ‘Battle for the Next Century’
This is the New Right’s strategic plan: a relentless push to strengthen the white supremacist power structure.
South Korea Inches Toward Same-Sex Equality, but Broader Bill Is Stalled
Christian conservatives in the country have campaigned tirelessly for decades to prevent legislation that would offer protections to L.G.B.T.Q. people.
Want to Lower Housing Costs? Build in New York’s Suburbs.
Zoning laws have shut out Black Americans and others considered undesirable from thriving suburbs for too long.
Bruce’s Beach Was a Reparations Model. Then the Family Sold It.
The Bruce family won the return of oceanfront land near Los Angeles seized nearly a century ago. Their decision to sell for $20 million set off a different debate about reparations.
Haley Walks Treacherous Road for G.O.P. Women
Nikki Haley’s presidential campaign is a major test of her party’s views on sexism and female leaders. Just don’t call it identity politics.
When Parents Hear That Their Child ‘Is Not Normal and Should Not Exist’
Anti-trans legislation in dozens of states is an attack on parental rights.
Tim Scott Weighs 2024 Run, Selling Unity to a Party Eager for a Fight
Mr. Scott, the only Black Republican senator, has many political assets. What he lacks is an obvious ability to win over voters who have embraced a Trumpian brand of us-versus-them divisiveness.
Why Is Affirmative Action in Peril? One Man’s Decision.
How the landmark 1978 Supreme Court decision that upheld the practice may ultimately have set it on a path to being outlawed.
Earthquake Shatters Rebuilt Lives of Syrian Refugees in Turkey
Syrians have experienced relentless death and destruction during their country’s 12-year civil war. But some say the earthquake was worse than anything they have endured.
Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts Represent Progress and Lost Opportunity for Black Quarterbacks
Black quarterbacks will lead both teams in Sunday’s Super Bowl. But for much of pro football history, Black players were steered away from the position because of racist assumptions.
One Celebration the Super Bowl Will Lack: The Hiring of Black Coaches
For the first time, the starting quarterbacks are Black. And there has been a surge of Black team executives. But those milestones are overshadowed by a lagging record on hiring Black coaches.
The Relentless Attack on Trans People Is an Attack on All of Us
To deny equal respect and dignity to any part of the citizenry is to place the entire country on the road to tiered citizenship and limited rights.
Patrick Mahomes Is Not a Kid Anymore. (He Just Plays Like One.)
Mahomes, known for his sense of fun and improvisation on the field, has become a kind of elder statesman, settled in his family life, his business endeavors and his community.
How Educators Secretly Remove Students With Disabilities From School
Known as informal removals, the tactics are “off-the-book” suspensions often in violation of federal civil rights protections for those with disabilities.
Education Issues Vault to Top of the G.O.P.’s Presidential Race
Donald Trump and possible rivals, like Gov. Ron DeSantis, are making appeals to conservative voters on race and gender issues, but such messages had a mixed record in November’s midterm elections.
At This School, Computer Science Class Now Includes Critiquing Chatbots
Move over, coding. Some schools are asking student programmers to think critically about rapid advances in artificial intelligence.
Returning From Africa, Pope Francis and Christian Leaders Condemn Anti-Gay Laws
In an in-flight news conference after six days in the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, Francis also denounced conservative critics who he said had “instrumentalized” the death of Benedict XVI.
LeBron James Keeps the World Watching
The Los Angeles Lakers star has embraced the often harsh spotlight of celebrity to further his career and personal goals. But he said it can be “challenging at times.”
Kyrie Irving Asks the Nets to Trade Him
The Nets guard, who will be a free agent this summer, wants out of Brooklyn just months after he caused an uproar by linking to an antisemitic film on social media.
Inside the College Board’s Revised African American Studies Curriculum
A guide to some changes in the curriculum, and how the new course differs from standard treatments of Black history in American high schools.
Black Americans Are Much More Likely to Face Tax Audits, Study Finds
A new report documents systemic discrimination in how the I.R.S. selects taxpayers to be audited, with implications for a debate on the agency’s funding.
The Latest Crusade to Place Religion Over the Rest of Civil Society
The Supreme Court appears ready to overrule a decision that has stood for nearly five decades on religion in the workplace.
Her Culture Was Suppressed for Centuries. Now It Powers Her Best Seller.
Ann-Helén Laestadius grew up among the Sámi, an Indigenous people living near the Arctic Circle, in Europe. Her novel, “Stolen,” a success in her native Sweden, reflects that culture to a broad audience.