A new digitized archive of African American funeral programs in Georgia traces programs from Atlanta, Augusta, Henry County and Thomas County. The programs contain clues that help reveal who a person was and how they lived.
A mother in Lancaster, Pa., tried for years to help her grown son get consistent treatment for schizophrenia. Then, hoping to get him involuntarily committed for care, the family called the police.
The shooting death of Walter Wallace by Philadelphia police and the subsequent demonstrations against police brutality saw both major party candidates condemn looting and violent protests.
The Latino vote will be key across the country, especially in tight races in places such as Arizona and Florida. About one quarter of Latinos, mostly men, steadily support the president, polls show.
This isn't only a biography of Malcolm X; Les and Tamara Payne contextualize race in America prior to Malcolm's birth, and take a nuanced, unflinching look at his life, his death — and its aftermath.
Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the statue removed in June. The statue, which stands 60 feet high, is the only Confederate statue still standing on the city's Monument Avenue.
Carlos Lozada tells NPR: "It's ironic that a president with such a negative force for race relations" and women's rights has presided over a period where both groups feel more empowered to speak out.
Superintendent J.H. Binford Peay III resigned on Monday amid allegations that the school's culture was hostile to Black cadets. The state is now investigating "structural racism" at VMI.
Waukegan's mayor said the release of the video is expected before Thursday. An unnamed officer who shot and killed Marcellis Stinnette and injured Tafara Williams has been terminated.
Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, D.C., is among 13 church leaders who will be elevated to cardinal at a ceremony at the Vatican next month.
Newport is putting up murals to honor the city's 225th anniversary. One depicts city founder Gen. James Taylor, who was a slave owner. Residents are wrestling with what to do about the artwork.
"It's the dehumanizing rhetoric President Trump uses when referring to immigrants" that drove Lourdes Vázquez to become a U.S. citizen and to vote in this election for the first time, she says.
The Emmy-award winning actor reflects on portraying the co-founder of the Black Panther Party in a new film written and directed by Aaron Sorkin about the landmark 1969 trial.
The only monument in Hanover Square, a tree-lined park centrally located in Brunswick’s historic district, is of an unnamed Confederate soldier. The letters “BLM” are spray painted on its base. They've faded following multiple attempts to remove the months-old graffiti.
The fate of the monument has become a source of bitter debate pitting those who believe it represents the city’s racist past against those who see it as a tribute to their ancestors’ struggle to preserve a way of life.
Tulsa officials said at least 12 coffins were discovered over four days of digging in the city-owned Oaklawn Cemetery. More tests need to be conducted to determine if remains are massacre victims.