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Candice Norwood is a former digital politics reporter for the PBS NewsHour.
2021 has seen Black women reach new heights in the halls of U.S. Government — from Kamala Harris as vice president, to a record-setting number of Black women in Congress and in mayor's offices. While many celebrate the increase in…
As Black women continue to achieve record levels of representation in elected office, the constant harassment and threats of violence many of them face challenge that trajectory. Some live in fear, others have chosen to leave public life. These are…
Several professionals expressed skepticism that such efforts will lead to long-lasting change as clients resist committing to the long-term and often uncomfortable work.
President Joe Biden will mark the conclusion of his first 100 days in office with his first speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday.
Advocates hope the attention on Biden’s infrastructure plan will foster more conversation about the real history of inequity in American infrastructure and possible solutions.
In the aftermath of the verdict loom familiar questions about what it means and what comes next.
Last month, Connecticut became one of a growing number of states to make race-based hair discrimination illegal. Yamiche Alcindor reports on how Black Americans often face discrimination because of the way they wear their hair, especially in school and at…
Public officials are facing mounting pressure to prevent and address the roots of racist violence.
Lawmakers around the country are introducing legislation, known as the CROWN Act, aiming to establish legal protections for hair textures and styles tied to racial identity.
Several policing and criminal justice experts also expressed uncertainty about whether the bill, if passed, could effect significant change amid long-standing challenges with federal oversight of state and local law enforcement.
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