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Joe Biden’s past work with segregationist senators is a major deal breaker for lots of Democrats

A plurality of both Democratic voters and Americans overall said they wouldn't vote for a 2020 candidate who compromised with segregationist lawmakers.
Kamala Harris confronted Joe Biden over his past on his racial issues at the first Democratic debate

Joe Biden told Kamala Harris in a tense exchange he wasn’t anti-school busing. New documents from the 1970s show otherwise.

Biden flatly denied he had opposed busing students of color to predominantly white schools. But new documents show he opposed it at many levels.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez condemns Joe Biden for ‘waxing nostalgic’ about working with racist segregationists

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez condemned Joe Biden after he pointed to his work with segregationists as evidence of effective bipartisanship.
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Breakfast hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, U.S., January 21, 2019

Joe Biden’s dicey past on racial issues could come back to bite him in the 2020 Democratic primaries

Former Vice President Joe Biden's record on racial justice continues to be an issue as he hops in the 2020 presidential race.
Abner, an undercover inmate on the documentary series "60 Days In."

On his first day in jail undercover, a former gang member-turned-chaplain learned things would be different this time around

Even rival gang members coexist in Pinal County Adult Detention Center if they are of the same race, "60 Days In" reveals.
Mississippi Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith

Mississippi’s Republican Senate candidate is feeling the heat after it’s revealed that she attended a ‘segregation academy’ an...

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, the Mississippi Republican up for reelection in a Tuesday runoff, is being criticized for racism.
A racial diversity map of the United States in 2010.

Fascinating maps show where the most and least diverse parts of the US are

A new map by astrophysicist and mathematician Tomasz Stepinski suggests that most of the US is still fairly segregated.

Fascinating maps show where the most and least diverse parts of the US are

A new map by astrophysicist and mathematician Tomasz Stepinski suggests that most of the US is still fairly segregated.

The future will be good for matchers and bad for strivers

Economist Tyler Cowen says a big part of thriving in the future will come down to attitude.

The Supreme Court outlawed segregation in schools 62 years ago — and now it’s on the rise

Despite a more than half-century-long effort to integrate, statistics indicate that US schools continue to be racially stratified.