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Behind Congress' Back
While Capitol Hill was empty, Bush slipped a foe of affirmative action and the Americans With Disabilities Act into an important civil-rights post.
Thu Apr. 4, 2002 3:00 AM EST
Beware of Backlash
The civil rights of Arab and Muslim Americans may become another casualty of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Fri Sep. 14, 2001 2:00 AM EDT
California's highest-ranking Hispanic elected official is being slammed for accidentally uttering the 'N-word.' The backlash is not only paranoid, it's dangerous for interracial relations.
Fri Feb. 16, 2001 3:00 AM EST
Winning a Battle, Losing the War?
The ascensions of Powell, Rice and Paige are important political milestones for African-Americans -- but nationwide, black political strength is faltering.
Fri Jan. 5, 2001 3:00 AM EST
How Bad is Bush for Blacks?
Only one in 10 African Americans voted for the new president. Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice notwithstanding, this administration could be a disaster for blacks.
Fri Dec. 15, 2000 3:00 AM EST
Bamboozled at the Voting Booth
Republicans are trying to brush off allegations that some blacks in Florida were cheated out of voting as groundless paranoia. But the past hundred years of Southern history gives African Americans plenty of reason to wonder.
Thu Nov. 16, 2000 3:00 AM EST
Nader's Greens Invisible to Blacks
There are plenty of reasons why blacks and Latinos should vote for Nader. So why isn't he talking to them?
Sat Oct. 28, 2000 2:00 AM EDT
A (Very) White House
Despite its pro-African-American rhetoric, the Clinton-Gore administration's record on African-American issues is disturbingly mixed.
Sat Aug. 12, 2000 2:00 AM EDT
NAACP Misses the Point With Rebel Flag
The NAACP keeps its corporate donors happy by squawking over side-show issues like South Carolina's Confederate flag -- at the expense of meaningful activism on issues that really matter to African-Americans.
Wed Apr. 12, 2000 2:00 AM EDT
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