Wrong Targets: Black Xenophobia and Cornell’s BSU

By ignoring the oppression experienced by black students with immigrant backgrounds, Cornell’s Black Students United has alienated African and Caribbean students from the wider black community.

Why Tillerson Must Stay

Byron Hurlbut argues that Tillerson’s unique value as a voice of reason within the Trump administration makes his presence in the White House invaluable to the American people.

Affirmative Action Could Define 2020

In 2016, Trump capitalized on white resentment towards immigrants by posing immigration as a threat to the American meritocracy. In 2020, he could secure victory by painting affirmative action as the same threat to white America.

HPR Interview: IOP Fellow Gen. James Hill

From the vault: HPR’s Multimedia Team sat down with IOP Spring 2016 Fellow General James Hill to discuss his career in the US Army and more.

America’s First White President and the Black Athlete

As expanding research shows the danger of playing football, Trump’s calls for a more violent NFL fit well into white America’s history of objectifying black athletes for their own entertainment.

Cyber Sedition: How the Alt-Right Is Challenging Free Speech on the Internet

As private platforms attempt to curb alt-right activity on the web, they must also recognize their role as the modern guardians of free speech.