The U.S. census asked for more details about people's race and ethnicity in 2020 than ever before. New results show how many responded with identities such as Irish, Jamaican, Arab and Salvadoran.
This engaging, well-researched, and frequently laugh-out-loud funny history places the Black experience at center stage with stories that should have already been part of our collective memory.
As part of the collaborative effort, the NAACP's Emergency Management Task Force will regularly meet with FEMA to advance its progress on equity within disaster preparedness.
A physician from Nigeria and a scientist from Kenya propose ideas for the United Nations to consider — issues important in Africa and other regions that are often neglected by global bodies.
The high school student has been suspended for more than two weeks for wearing a natural hairstyle that officials say violated a dress code. So far, 24 states have signed the CROWN Act into law.
Carl Day joined NPR to weigh in on the Biden campaign in 2020. We caught up with him to hear what he's thinking heading into 2024.
The military has long maintained that the nation's security depends on having a diverse officer corps that is ready to lead an increasingly diverse fighting force.
Since 2022, WJBE has battled with the FCC over its owner, Joe Armstrong, being able to own a radio station following his conviction in 2016 for making a false statement on his tax return.
This city is remembering a dark chapters in U.S. civil rights history. On September 15, 1963 the Ku Klux Klan bombed a church, killing four Black girls and rocking the conscience of the nation.
Everything about this savory flavor is mysterious, from how it tastes to why it took so long to get recognized as the fifth taste. What is it, and how does it make food taste delicious?
A new poll finds a majority of California voters oppose cash payments to the descendants of enslaved African-Americans. The findings highlight the political headwinds facing reparation efforts.
What had once been a sport associated largely with white girls is increasingly dominated by women of color. And more elite gymnasts are competing in the NCAA while they go for the gold.
The scale of a scam to recruit Native Americans into fake treatment for substance in Phoenix and bill the government fraudulently is now emerging. It's huge.
Three Alaska Native Villages have changed their school calendar so that students now can take part in things like the fall moose hunt and the spring migratory bird harvest.
Monday marks 60 years since the 1963 March on Washington. Some 250,000 people gathered around the Lincoln Memorial, including A. Peter Bailey, Courtland Cox and Edith Lee-Payne.