“Racism is the poison of America,” Schumer said, adding "when a significant part of America is held back, all of America is held back.”…
By Yamiche Alcindor
The former vice president and Democratic White House hopeful made the remarks a day after his 2020 rival California Sen. Kamala Harris delivered a blistering attack at their first presidential debate in Miami. She blasted him for recently highlighting his…
By Sara Burnett, Will Weissert, Associated Press
Biden's recent fumbles on abortion and race are a reminder that early front-runners often face the most intense scrutiny.
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Several candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination appeared at a forum in Washington, D.C., on Monday, to discuss issues of poverty, race and inequality. Raising the minimum wage was a high-profile topic there, as well as at other campaign…
By Yamiche Alcindor
By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
Last year's statewide disparity rate between white and black drivers is the highest recorded in the almost two decades since the state first began compiling data.
By Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
The Democrats’ 2020 presidential primary may feature a historically diverse field of women and minorities, but in some ways it is testing how the party appeals to white men.
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.
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…
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