Symbols of racism galvanize those who would defend a defenseless past.
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The Open Society Foundations use advocacy and litigation to combat the marginalization of racial and ethnic minorities in Europe, taking on cases involving migrants, school segregation, violence against Roma, and policies that ban Muslims from wearing the hijab or building mosques.
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The federal system for countering violent extremism suffers from the same stubborn racial and cultural bias that permeates America.
Somalis in European cities is a comparative report capturing the experiences of Somali communities in seven European cities.
President Obama’s move to restore prisoners’ access to Pell Grants could be a game changer for reform.
Nearly a century after the Nazis used visual propaganda to stigmatize Roma, the community is still struggling to take back control of its own image.
Despite assurances from the government over threatened deportations, the position of tens of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian Descent remains uncertain.
My experience—and the tragedies in Ferguson, Baltimore, Cleveland, and too many other places to count—reminds us that race determines what kind of policing communities receive.