Rod Graham is the Editorial Board's neighborhood sociologist. A professor at Virginia's Old Dominion University, he researches and teaches courses in the areas of cyber-crime and racial inequality. His work can be found at roderickgraham.com. Follow him @roderickgraham.
Americans don’t trust institutions like we used to, writes Rod Graham. This is one of those rare claims that everyone agrees with.
That’s the rightwing complaint about everything, writes Rod Graham.
Struggle recognizes struggle, writes Rod Graham.
Early signs are encouraging.
Showing us ways in which the right understands hate speech.
There is, alas, more to come.
Eventually, GOP scare tactics will fall flat.
Leveraging white power can produce the same results.
Better lives, better citizens.
Why are folks in the Republican Party so quick to call their fellow Americans, and their opposing values and ideas, “anti-American?”