As the COVID-19 vaccine rolls out across Georgia, early data suggest a troubling trend that those most vulnerable to the virus are having the hardest time getting vaccinated. GPB’s Ellen Eldridge reports.
Friday on Political Rewind: A return to a previous conversation with author Jerald Walker, writer of How to Make a Slave and Other Essays. Last December, we spoke with Walker about his recently published collection of essays and his own personal journey as a writer. Walker's newest work is a finalist for a National Book award.
Mass protests have brought attention to racism in systems, actions and beliefs. But as 15-year-old Lily Gallentine discovered, hate can also take shape in objects.
People of color experience more air and water pollution than white people and suffer the health impacts. It has long been an underaddressed issue in the federal government.
Thursday on Political Rewind: In his first days in office, President Joe Biden has declared a commitment to addressing systemic racism. On Tuesday, Biden signed a series of executive orders signaling that his administration will attempt to tackle inequities in housing, criminal justice, economic mobility, health care and more.
Our panel today weighs in on the president’s first steps toward this lofty goal. He may have set important priorities, but how monumental is the task ahead? And can he win the support he needs to move the country past its long history of racial injustice?
Results from a new survey show a third of Americans do not see systemic racism as a barrier to good health. This is despite that fact that communities of color have been hit the hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The insurrection at the Capitol was just the latest chapter in America's ongoing battle over race, writes NPR host Sam Sanders. "Once you see it as such," he says, "it all makes a lot more sense."
"Why is the fourth official saying 'negro'?" demanded soccer player Demba Ba. The official, Sebastian Coltescu of Romania, faces a 10-game ban if he's found guilty of making a racist statement.
The U.S. Supreme Court has said it will not hear arguments about unsealing more than 70-year-old grand jury documents tied to a notorious Georgia lynching at Moore’s Ford Bridge in Walton County.
Disney strengthened language used to denounce racist depictions in some of its classic properties on the company's streaming service.
President Trump's alarming rhetoric on race is a feature of his 2020 campaign. His actions have normalized racist fringe ideologies and encouraged extremists, according to critics.
Asked to disavow white supremacists, President Trump addressed the Proud Boys directly, telling them to "stand back and stand by." He did not expand on what he meant.
A sweeping plan to rid the country of immigrant-heavy areas officially designated as "ghettos" is being challenged by residents, as Denmark also begins to grapple with broader questions about racism.
National attention on the fight for racial justice may wane, but many protesters are still staging rallies and marches. How do they fight the system while combating their own burnout?
Viral conspiracy theories are dangerous, and maybe profitable.