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…
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 Elizabeth Cooney, STAT
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.
By Associated Press
More than 1,000 protesters gathered in Freedom Plaza near the White House to rally against a white nationalist demonstration scheduled for later in the day.
One year ago this weekend, Charlottesville, Virginia was the scene of violent clashes between white supremacists holding a rally in the city's downtown and counter-protesters. But what has changed in the city since the summer of 2017? Nicole Hemmer, an…
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