The Mall may get a Latino museum — someday. These Latina curators aren’t waiting on it.

Latinos, in other words, have been waiting a looong time. (More than two decades, actually, since discussions about a national museum started years before the creation of that advocacy campaign.) Right now, the country is collectively celebrating the contributions Latinos have made in different fields, because we are in the final days of National Hispanic Heritage Month, that time of...

African-Americans have long defied white supremacy and celebrated Black culture in public spaces

From Richmond to New York City to Seattle, anti-racist activists are getting results as Confederate monuments are coming down by the dozens. In Richmond, Virginia, protesters have changed the story of Lee Circle, home to a 130-year-old monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee. It’s now a new community space where graffiti, music and projected images turn the statue...

NAACP calls Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court nomination a grave threat to Civil Rights

Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, issued the following statement today in opposition to the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to serve as Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States: “Today, the NAACP submitted a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee strongly opposing the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Coming...