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...

11/13/2014 - 3:26pm

    President Barack Obama hasn't even begun his state visit to China and he has already been mocked.

    "U.S. public opinion has downgraded Obama," a state-run Chinese newspaper, Global...

11/06/2014 - 6:01pm

    If prostitution of children is illegal, why is it that we allow an estimated 100,000 underage girls and boys to be sold for sex in America each year - many on a single U.S. website,


10/30/2014 - 2:28pm

    The best escalator to opportunity in America is education. But a new study underscores that the escalator is broken.

    We expect each generation to do better, but, currently, more young American...

10/30/2014 - 1:48pm

    An alarming new symptom of Ebola in America: It seems to make brains mushy and hearts hard.

    In New Jersey, two students from Rwanda, which has had no Ebola cases and is 2,800 miles from the...

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."


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