The genre-disrupting violinist talks about the problem with labeling music and the importance of being a role model for young women.
Hennepin County Medical Examiner Dr. Andrew Baker testified Friday that Floyd's subdual and neck compression by police was more than his body could handle, given his underlying heart conditions.
Epidemiologist Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones says race is merely "the social interpretation of how we look." This social reality is important because different racial groups have different health outcomes.
The CDC has declared racism a "serious threat" to public health. NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones, who worked for the CDC and now studies race and health at Emory University.
In response to attacks against Asian Americans, there are efforts in some major U.S. cities to pool funds for taxi or app-based rides for people who feel unsafe walking or taking public transport.
Multigenerational households and anti-Asian bullying may play a role.
The center will house several nonprofit organizations that offer a variety of services as well as provide a cooperation space for the community.
Back in 2015, Chicago's Englewood neighborhood was lined with blocks of houses tagged for demolition. Before they were torn down, artist Amanda Williams used color to bring them back to life.
"He's breathing. He's talking. He's not snoring. He's saying, 'Please, please get off of me, I can't breathe.' That is not a fentanyl overdose. That's someone begging to breathe," an expert testified.
"A healthy person subjected to what Mr. Floyd was subjected to would have died," pulmonary specialist Dr. Martin Tobin told jurors on Thursday.
The Spokesman-Recorder was founded on the mission of telling stories from the Black perspective in Minnesota. Now its small team of journalists have taken on covering the Derek Chauvin trial.
"The pandemic illuminated inequities that have existed for generations and revealed for all of America a known, but often unaddressed, epidemic impacting public health: racism," Walensky said.
The civil rights group says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promised Congress and the public the network would move fast to take down posts that break its rules, but anti-Muslim bigotry is still present.
With reports of violence against Asian Americans rising, some in the AAPI community are considering guns for self-defense, and have attended firearm training.
Amazon's new anthology series, executive produced by Lena Waithe, unrelentingly explores "terror in America."