Why Are American Prisons So Afraid of This Book?

“The New Jim Crow,” a best-selling book about how mass incarceration has ravaged the black community, is banned by prisons in two states and can be difficult to obtain in others.

Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims His Approval Among Black Americans Has Doubled

According to the polling company that President Trump cited, his approval among black Americans has actually declined.

In Trump’s Remarks, Black Churches See a Nation Backsliding

On the day before Martin Luther King’s Birthday, churchgoers said President Trump’s denigration of immigrants was one more turn toward an uglier past in America.

In Trump’s Immigration Remarks, Echoes of a Century-Old Racial Ranking

The president’s vulgar comments about certain countries harken back to complaints about “undesirable nationals” that led to severe restrictions in 1924.

Edgar Ray Killen, Convicted in ’64 Killings of Rights Worker, Dies at 92

Mr. Killen, who died in prison, drew a 60-year sentence in 2005 after evading conviction 41 years earlier in the murders of three civil rights campaigners.