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Q. & A.
Robin DiAngelo Wants White Progressives to Look Inward
The author of “White Fragility” discusses her new book, “Nice Racism.”
By Isaac ChotinerJuly 14, 2021
U.S. Journal
Why Did the Police Shoot Matthew Zadok Williams?
Outside Atlanta, a mother and five sisters look for answers.
By Charles BetheaJuly 6, 2021
A Reporter at LargeJuly 5, 2021 Issue
Kyle Rittenhouse, American Vigilante
After he killed two people in Kenosha, opportunists turned his case into a polarizing spectacle.
By Paige WilliamsJune 28, 2021
Annals of Inquiry
After the Lost Cause
Why are politics so consumed with the past?
By Benjamin Wallace-WellsJune 24, 2021
The Other Side of the River, Revisited
Police in a Michigan resort town have reopened the case of a Black teen’s mysterious death.
By Alex KotlowitzJune 11, 2021
News Desk
The New Yorker Wins Six National Magazine Awards
The 2021 ceremony recognized the magazine’s coverage of the pandemic and the political upheaval of the past year.
By The New YorkerJune 10, 2021
The Front Row
A Restrained but Revitalized 2021 Oscars Ceremony
The show’s co-producer Steven Soderbergh had promised something unusual in this unusual year, and he delivered.
By Richard BrodyApril 26, 2021
Our Columnists
The Vital Role of Bystanders in Convicting Derek Chauvin
The former police officer’s trial recalled a bygone mode of justice, in which witnesses decided the defendant’s fate.
By Jeannie Suk GersenApril 21, 2021
U.S. Journal
The Sorrow and Relief in Minneapolis
After Derek Chauvin was convicted of George Floyd’s murder, people hugged and wept. But it was not a joyful scene; it was something else.
By Emily WittApril 21, 2021
Q. & A.
The Significance of the Derek Chauvin Verdict
The New Yorker’s Jelani Cobb discusses the trial’s outcome.
By David RemnickApril 20, 2021
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