Nicholas Kristof

10/16/2014 - 4:09pm

    Some white Americans may be surprised to hear Archbishop Desmond Tutu describe Bryan Stevenson, an African-American lawyer fighting for racial justice, as "America's young Nelson Mandela."

    ("Huh? Why do we need a Mandela over...

09/25/2014 - 11:38am

    President Barack Obama's rollout of a military campaign in Syria against the Islamic State gets messier by the day.

    Obama's initial framing of the campaign, as a limited effort in...

09/18/2014 - 4:04pm

    I'm probably one of the few Americans left with some sympathy for President Barack Obama's foreign policy, and even I have to admit that his Syria policy has been a mess.

    His "red...

09/11/2014 - 2:54pm

    In my column a week ago, "When Whites Just Don't Get It," I took aim at what I called "smug white delusion" about race relations in America, and readers promptly fired back at what they perceived as a smugly deluded columnist....

09/11/2014 - 2:35pm

    My heart broke for Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist beheaded in Syria, not only because of the barbarity the Islamic State group inflicted on him but also because he died trying to push back against the trend in news coverage.

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09/04/2014 - 1:31pm

    Many white Americans say they are fed up with the coverage of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. A plurality of whites in a recent Pew survey said that the issue of race is getting more attention than it deserves.

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