What is FAIR?

The Foundation Against Intolerance & Racism (FAIR), is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing civil rights and liberties for all Americans, and promoting a common culture based on fairness, understanding and humanity.

Increasingly, American institutions—colleges and universities, businesses, government, the media and even our children’s schools—are enforcing a cynical and intolerant orthodoxy. This orthodoxy requires us to identify ourselves and each other based on immutable characteristics like skin color, gender and sexual orientation. It pits us against one another, and diminishes what it means to be human.

Today, almost 70 years after Brown v. Board of Education ushered in the Civil Rights Movement, there is an urgent need to reaffirm and advance its core principles.

  • To insist on our common humanity.

  • To demand that we are each entitled to equality under the law.

  • To bring about a world in which we are all judged by the content of our character and not by the color of our skin.

That’s where the FAIR Substack comes in.

Our Mission

The FAIR SUbstack is a platform for original content that exemplifies FAIR’s commitment to pro-human values, free speech, and viewpoint diversity on issues relating to civil rights.

It offers:

  • An online magazine featuring essays, analyses, interviews, and reviews from members of FAIR’s Board of Advisors, FAIR community and chapter members, and other authors.

  • Two weekly newsletters: FAIR News and FAIR Weekly Roundup.

Why Subscribe?

When you subscribe, you ensure that every new article will be sent directly to your email inbox.

We are currently in the process of developing paid subscription plans for those who wish to support us financially and also receive perks for doing so. We will issue an update as soon as that is ready to launch.

Submit Your Article!

We want FAIR’s Substack to be the go-to publication for people interested in sharing and reading diverse perspectives on culture and civil rights. Whether you’re a seasoned author or an amateur writer with a story that can contribute to our mission of promoting fairness, understanding, and humanity, we would love to receive your stories, opinions, investigations, reviews, interviews, and more!

Please submit your piece to submissions@fairforall.org

Submission guidelines:

  • Complete articles only (i.e., no “works in progress”).

  • No previously published submissions.

  • We have no hard word count limits, but prefer submissions between 1,000 and 2,500 words.

  • In the email, please include a short personal introduction and brief (one paragraph) summary of the article.

  • For submissions that deal with time-sensitive subjects (i.e. breaking news stories), please put "Time-Sensitive" at the beginning of the subject line of your submission email.

We will always confirm submission of your pieces, but may take some time to get back to you regarding publication. If you haven’t heard from us in more than two weeks, please feel free to send us a follow-up email.