They were secretaries, cab drivers, teachers and artists — brought together on a mission for lesbian visibility and political change.
An image of the racist sign was shared online Monday, gaining the attention of thousands across social media.
Kenny Butler and Daniel Duron worked toward their degrees while in prison. Their journey could become more common with Pell grants becoming available to incarcerated people.
Their removal is the culmination of years of efforts by Bibb County residents that were renewed during the summer of 2020. The Macon-Bibb County Commission approved moving the monuments in July of 2020, but a lawsuit stalled the efforts.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman, editor of the Black Agenda, about celebrating Juneteenth without misappropriating the holiday.
As the U.S. celebrates the second federal holiday honoring Juneteenth, several myths persist about the origins and history about what happened when enslaved people were emancipated in Texas.
Union Gen. Gordon Granger set up his headquarters in Galveston, Texas, and famously signed an order June 19, 1865, "All slaves are free." President Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday last year.
It has been one year since Juneteenth became a federal holiday, but in roughly half of the country it is still not an official day off.
Forty years have passed since Vincent Chin was killed. But today's wave of hate incidents against Asian Americans make what happened in 1982 even more relevant in the fight for civil rights.
Black abortion rights leaders say reproductive justice and racial justice are inextricably connected.
Here on Code Switch, we love food just as much as we love history. So we couldn't let the Juneteenth pass by without getting into the culinary traditions that have been passed down for generations.
To mark the holiday, Gorman reads "Fury and Faith," a poem from Call Us What We Carry. She says her collection's title reflects how "we all can be vessels of both hurt and hope at the same time."
Georgetown University owes its survival to slavery. A new album by Carlos Simon, an assistant professor at the school, unflinchingly confronts that legacy.