The Republican presidential field is the most diverse it has ever been, raising questions about race, identity and immigration for candidates of color in an overwhelmingly white party.
At least four abandoned African American cemeteries have been rediscovered in Florida. The finds are forcing communities to look at their history and racist policies that targeted Black neighborhoods.
The decorated war veteran and retired pastor was among the first African Americans to desegregate the military and fight during World War II.
Two low home appraisals spurred a Black woman in Indianapolis to administer her own fair housing test. The result led her to file a complaint alleging housing discrimination.
The matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Los Angeles Rams made history because for the first time, the league assembled an all-Black officiating crew. The Rams beat the Bucs 27-24 in Tampa.
Some say Black sailors have to navigate both unconscious and active bias in the Navy.
Dungey previously held executive roles at ABC and Netflix. She is set to take over in early 2021 replacing Peter Roth, who ran the television division for two decades.
Kenosha residents are experiencing pain and fear, according to the Urban League president, in a city with a history of Black oppression.
The 19th amendment secured all women the right to vote, but in practice many women of color were excluded. This continues to resonate today with voter suppression among marginalized communities.
Tulsa officials have begun a test excavation to determine if land on city-owned Oaklawn Cemetery is the site of a mass grave of victims of the race massacre. Most of the victims have never been found.
America’s musical traditions are deeply rooted in African music, and one of the very first African musical traditions to come to North America is what...
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is highlighting the impact of the coronavirus on black Americans. In an appearance Thursday on the BBC World News,...
While not many operas were written in English, George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess is one of the most celebrated — and perhaps the most controversial....
The Equal Justice Initiative documents nearly 5,000 lynchings in America between 1877 and 1950, though the number is likely higher. The vast majority of...