NEWS & ANALYSIS

For many decades, various militia formations have appointed themselves the less accountable wing of the CBP, and have engaged in terrifying and dehumanizing refugee families seeking asylum.

Dwayne Dixon of Silver Valley Redneck Revolt spoke at the Harvard Carr Center for Human Rights Policy shortly after Charlottesville.

This article originally ran in The Guardian.

Recent waves of protests and strikes in West Virginia invoke the memory of a now notorious figure in American history: the redneck.

To call someone a “redneck” now divides us, when the term was created to unite us. And th...

Dwayne Dixon faces trial over defending his community from the KKK.

In Durham, North Carolina on a hot August evening in 2017, a Confederate monument was toppled by community members in an act of collective courage. Days later, the KKK threatened to mobilize in retaliat...

This article originally ran in The Real News.

A number of anti-racist groups are expected to show up Saturday in Murfreesboro and Shelbyville Tennessee to protest the “White Lives Matter” rally. The rally was organized by some of the same white supremacist groups who we...

This article was previously run in Al Jazeera.

Gun control is again at the forefront of US public discourse following the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday that left 59 people dead and more than 500 wounded.

Stephen Paddock, 64, had stockpiled 23 firearms in his...

This article originally ran in the Guardian, and was a collection of the local coverage following the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, VA.

A week-long sampling of the output of the Daily Progress newspaper in the Virginia city hit by racist protests reveals the...

In 1968, tensions in America were at a boiling point. The assassinations of Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr earlier that year had resulted in hundreds of riots nationwide, and anti-war, anti-police brutality, and anti-racist movements were active all across the...

The St. Patrick's Battalion - known in Spanish as el Batallón de los San Patricios - was a unit comprised primarily of Irish Catholics who had defected from the invading US army during the Mexican-American War and turned their guns against the land grabbing U.S. invasi...