Black Americans have historically faced discrimination and even abuse by medical professionals, issues that have again come to the forefront during the pandemic. We here from Americans who have directly experienced discrimination, and Yamiche Alcindor speaks with Dr. Vanessa Northington…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Rachel Wellford, Bria Lloyd, Lizz Bolaji
Presidential adviser Jared Kushner says President Donald Trump wants to help Black Americans, but they have to "want to be successful" for his policies to work.
By Associated Press
Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris is expected to attend a "Sister to Sister" roundtable on voter engagement with Black women.
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
A Save the Children report released Tuesday found that children in the most disadvantaged counties die at rates up to five times of children elsewhere in the same state.
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press
By Jay Reeves, Associated Press
Many African Americans watching protests calling for easing restrictions meant to slow the spread of the new coronavirus see them as one more example of how their health and their rights just don't seem to matter.
African Americans have lost millions of acres of farmland across the South during the last century, in a trend propelled by economic forces, racism and white economic and political power. Most of the losses occurred since the 1950s. John Yang…
By Paul Solman
The first African slaves arrived in North America 400 years ago this month, landing at Jamestown in what's now Virginia. Recently, the idea of paying reparations for the atrocity of slavery has been earning new attention, even making its way…
A new research analysis suggests the mortality rate of cervical cancer is higher than we thought, especially among African-American women. Miles O’Brien talks with Dr. Jennifer Caudle of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine about the findings, as well…
LGBTQ African immigrants are the heart of “Limit(less),” a photography documentary project that illuminates the lives of first and second-generation LGBTQ Africans in the diaspora.
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