Nicholas Kristof

12/18/2014 - 4:28am

    Ian Manuel is a black man who has spent most of his life in prison. Yet he still has a most unusual advocate calling for his release: a white woman whom he met when he shot her in the face.

    Manuel fired the bullet when he was barely 13, and he...

12/18/2014 - 4:13am

    In the responses to my "When Whites Just Don't Get It" series, I've been struck by the lack of empathy some whites show for members of minority groups. So imagine if the world were reversed. Then "the talk" might go like this:...

12/11/2014 - 4:35pm

    Along with falling leaves and first snows, it's time for my annual holiday gift guide, offering suggestions for presents with meaning.

    At a time of racial division and inequity in America,...

12/11/2014 - 3:47pm

    If you buy a Perdue chicken in the grocery store, you might think it had lived a comfortable avian middle-class existence.

    "Doing the right thing is things like treating your chickens...

12/04/2014 - 3:42pm

    We Americans are a nation divided.

    We feud about the fires in Ferguson, Missouri, and we can agree only that racial divisions remain raw. So let's borrow a page from South Africa and impanel...

12/04/2014 - 3:25pm

    The world's wrath and revulsion seem to be focused on Bill Cosby these days, as he goes in the public mind from "America's Dad" to an unofficial serial rape suspect.

    Yet that...

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