In his October cover story, Ta-Nehisi Coates explores how mass incarceration has affected African American families. "There's a long history in this country of dealing with problems in the African American community through the criminal justice system," he says in this animated interview.

The myth of racial difference created to sustain American slavery persists today. Slavery did not end in 1865, it evolved.


In 1968, Congress passed the Fair Housing Act that made it illegal to discriminate in housing. Gene Demby of NPR's Code Switch explains why neighborhoods are still so segregated today. * Read "How Segregation Shapes Fatal Police Violence" at https://n.pr/2Ic6A1Q * Read or listen to: "'The Color Of Law' Details How U.S.

In India, real beauty is proving to be skin deep with a massive growth in the sale of skin-whitening creams. 101 East looks at India's billion-dollar skin whitening industry and asks, can there be fairness in India, without fair skin?

Clip from the film Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity used in Racial Equity Learning Module on Power Analysis. More info @ http://www.crackingthecodes.org