Around 80,000 years ago, a small group left Africa and radiated around the globe, taking with them a subset of their ancestors' genetic variation. Now, that subset dominates genetic and health studies worldwide.
By Vicky Stein
An explosive scandal around bribery and cheating in college admissions has prompted new questions about access, race and inequality in elite higher education. Judy Woodruff explores some of them with Daniel Golden, senior editor at ProPublica and author of a…
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam now says he is not pictured in a 1984 yearbook photo of people in blackface and Ku Klux Klan costumes, although he admits he wore blackface on a separate occasion. Regardless, he is facing calls to…
The Democratic governor released a statement Friday afternoon, acknowledging that it was a photograph of him "in a costume that is clearly racist and offensive," and apologizing for "the hurt that decision caused then and now."…
By Alan Suderman, Associated Press
As automation spreads through the American economy, experts say its impacts will be uneven. Key factors in determining that effect include geography and race, but likely even more important is education. With the rapid pace of technological evolution, will job…
By Elizabeth Cooney, STAT
A new study examining how long black or white people survive after a heart attack concludes that it’s socioeconomic status, far more than race, that explains who fares better.
By Bill Barrow, Ben Nadler, Associated Press
A robocall apparently from a white supremacist group is injecting racism directly into the Georgia race for governor, which has already been fraught with a race-laden debate over ballot access and voter suppression.
By Lisa Desjardins
This year, a handful of GOP congressional candidates have openly expressed or supported racist views, opening up a divide in the party over how to address the issue and who Republicans want to be. Lisa Desjardins takes us inside a…
By Maria Danilova, Eric Tucker, Collin Binkley, Associated Press
The Justice Department said in a court filing that Harvard has failed to demonstrate that it does not discriminate on the basis of race.
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