Uighurs are Muslims who trace their roots back thousands of years in Central Asia, most currently living in the Chinese province Xinjiang. The group represents less than 1 percent of China's population, but they have endured what the U.S. calls…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
A handful of universities are trying to help more black and Hispanic students get into and through graduate school, where they enroll in disproportionately low numbers. This is a problem not only for the students, but for the schools themselves…
By Melba Newsome, The Hechinger Report
With the 2020 census count less than a year away, a new report says undercounting certain populations will be likely, despite the best efforts of the U.S. Census Bureau, nonprofits and state and local officials to encourage participation.
By Mike Schneider, Associated Press
Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town.
By Corey Williams, Associated Press
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press
Blacks, Latinos and immigrant rights advocates say the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, recent non-convictions of police officers charged in the shootings of black men, and the stepped-up detentions of immigrants and refugees for deportation have them questioning equality…
By PBS NewsHour
On Saturday, another crowd will gather on the National Mall -- not to celebrate, but to advocate. William Brangham talks with Bob Bland and Carmen Perez, co-chairs of the Women's March On Washington, about the organization’s mission to protect women’s…
By Judy Woodruff, Rachel Wellford
This campaign year has witnessed many unexpected shifts in the electorate -- not to mention the candidates. But one of the most surprising changes may be the voters in Georgia. After supporting Republican presidential contenders for the past 24 years,…
As summer winds down, the presidential campaign ramps up. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton highlighted racial issues this week, while Trump appeared to soften on immigration. Meanwhile, some swing states may be out of contention. For political analysis, Gwen…
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
From ejections, to sucker punches, to pepper spray, violence seems to be a commonplace occurrence out on the campaign trail.
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