Haas Institute Blog

Pointergate: Where to point the blame in media bias

by Rasheed Shabazz | Nov. 24, 2014

What happens when a mayor of a major U.S. city points at a resident while posing for a photo? If that mayor poses with a black male, police officers might accuse that mayor of throwing up gang signs.

The Black Record: Why we don't know how often police kill

In Killing Them Softlycomedian Dave Chappelle explained how fearful he was to call the police when someone broke into his house. Now why would someone in a free country like America be afraid to call the police to their own home if they were the victim?