Nicholas Kristof

05/28/2015 - 5:08pm

       Brian Banks was one of America's best high school football players when, in 2002, at age 16, he was accused of rape.

       The accuser, Wanetta Gibson, said Banks had forced her into a stairway at their high school in California and raped her.


05/07/2015 - 3:56pm

    The eruptions in Baltimore have been tied, in complex ways, to frustrations at American inequality, and a new measure of the economic gaps arrived earlier this year:

    It turns out that the Wall...

05/07/2015 - 3:14pm

    Conservatives have sometimes been too quick to excuse police violence. And liberals have sometimes been too quick to excuse rioter violence.

    It's outrageous when officers use excessive force...

04/30/2015 - 8:52pm

    I am afraid you're eligible to read this column only if you can answer this question faced by eighth graders around the world:

    What is the sum of the three consecutive whole numbers with 2n...

04/30/2015 - 8:11pm

    For the last dozen years, waves of idealistic Americans have campaigned to reform and improve K-12 education.

    Armies of college graduates joined Teach for America. Zillionaires invested in...

04/30/2015 - 8:00pm

    I'm walking in a minefield here in rural Angola, tailing a monster rat.

    This is a Gambian pouched rat, a breed almost 3 feet from nose to tail, the kind of rat that gives cats nightmares. Yet...

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