The Central Park Five Ad Told Us Who Donald Trump Really Is

How his 1989 condemnation of five innocent teens resonates today.

The Un-American Activities Of Donald Trump

He wants his supporters to observe other voters. Here's why that's dangerous.

White Tears In Trump’s America

How the Republican nominee and his supporters are perverting identity politics.

It Doesn’t Matter Whether Donald Trump Meant It

Maybe he didn’t mean to imply that Hillary Clinton should be assassinated. Too late now.

The Long March Of John Lewis

MTV News talks to the civil rights legend and his two collaborators about their graphic-novel trilogy.

The Only Ones Rigging Elections Are Republicans

The most direct way to combat voter suppression is just to get out there and vote.

Say The Right Thing

No one, especially not the president, should call the Dallas attack on police officers a “hate crime.”

How To Survive America

Black citizens can’t avoid state-sponsored violence. There’s one solution: Police the police.

The Wisdom Of Britain's Young Voters

By and large, they weren't the ones who got hoodwinked by Brexit.

You Can Walk And Talk About Abortion And Guns At The Same Time

Come on, Democrats. You can do it.

We Have Found The Weapons Of Mass Destruction

They're in Congress, holding up gun reforms. So vote them out.

Don't Pivot Away From Race Talk, Hillary Clinton

It's helped her get this far. Against Trump, she'll have to be even louder

The Patience of Muhammad Ali

In the wake of the boxing legend’s death, a memory of one of his most vital lessons

The Republican Party Lost Latino Voters Long Before Trump

He isn't helping, but it isn't all his fault

This Is Why We Needed A New Roots

"Young people need to know that our story did not start in chains."

The 'Blue Lives Matter' Bill Is Bullshit

Louisiana is about to become the first state to include police and other first responders in its hate-crime law. That's a terrible idea.

If Republicans Were Serious About Stopping Trump, They Would End Voter Suppression

It’s difficult to take holdouts like John Kasich seriously when they block people from the ballot.

OK, Soldiers, Now Let's Get In Formation

One photo of black female cadets at West Point revealed the dangers of white fragility

The Undemocrat

To maintain the appearance of a vital campaign, Bernie Sanders ends up making some dangerous arguments

The Six-Million-Dollar Black Boy

The settlement Cleveland gave to Tamir Rice’s family wasn't justice. It was the going rate for African American life.

Rick Snyder’s 30-Day Lead Poisoning Challenge

The Michigan governor says he'll drink Flint water for a month. It'll help no one but himself.

Will Jawando Doesn’t Have to Be the Next Obama

Jawando is trying to become the first alum of the current White House administration elected to Congress. We need more like him.

How Dangerous Is Your Blackness?

With two men sent to death row based on racist testimony, two cases highlight the death penalty’s fatal flaw

I Don’t Care Whether Bernie Sanders Is A Democrat

The real questions about his candidacy revolve around effectiveness, not party identification