MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota has always imagined itself as someplace special, a place apart. This attitude has irked our neighbors in the Dakotas …"What ‘Minnesota Nice’ Sweeps Under the Rug"
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota is one of the best places to live in America. It has good schools, excellent housing and low unemployment. It regularly …"Minnesota Is One of the Best Places to Live in America. Unless You’re Black."
Back in the 1970s, as The New York Times lagged behind other papers in hiring reporters and editors of color, Paul Delaney, the first Black …"Shawn G. Kennedy, Times Reporter in a Vanguard, Dies at 73"
When the American Library Association released its list of the 10 most frequently banned or challenged books of 2020, it was no surprise to Angie …"Books About Racism and Police Violence Fill Out List of ‘Most Challenged’ Titles"
There was a moment last summer, right around the time that “Palm Springs” arrived on Hulu, where if you were thinking about whether the Academy …"Movies Survived 2020. The Oscars Diversified. There’s More to Do."
The curtain rises on a dim, drab room. An alarm sounds, and a woman wakes. She tries to rouse her sleeping child and husband, calling out: “Get …"The Brief, Brilliant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry"
Light is important in any dance, but in Mayfield Brooks’s latest, the right lighting is everything. “The light at 1 p.m. is when we want it …"A Choreographer Diving Into Grief Looks to Whales"
Donald P. Ryder, whose firm designed important repositories of Black culture and social history in becoming one of the nation’s most prominent …"Donald P. Ryder, Architect of Black Heritage Sites, Dies at 94"
In 1941, Richard Wright, fresh off the success of his novel “Native Son,” sent his editor the draft of a new book called “The Man Who Lived …"Decades After His Death, Richard Wright Has a New Book Out"