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By Laura Santhanam
In less than a decade, YouTube star Lilly Singh has gone from internet sensation to host of a broadcast TV show, "A Little Late with Lilly Singh," which debuts Monday on NBC. Amna Nawaz sat down with Singh recently on…
By Amna Nawaz, Kira Wakeam
In highlighting the daily lives of 20th-century Americans, Swiss-born photographer Robert Frank, also helped articulate an American counter-narrative of racism and inequality.
By Alison Thoet
It’s been five years since Michael Brown Jr. was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The incident sparked protests, questions about race and police brutality and a Justice Department conclusion that the city’s law enforcement practices…
By PBS NewsHour
By Joshua Barajas
The American novelist wasn’t afraid to speak publicly about the themes in her novels and to challenge journalists on their questions. Here are several lessons to remember about Morrison’s career as a writer.
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…
By Lisa Desjardins
President Trump is verbally assaulting the city of Baltimore. On Monday, civil rights activist Al Sharpton and Maryland Republicans Gov. Larry Hogan and former Lt. Gov. Michael Steele all slammed Trump’s attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Baltimore, which…
By Errin Haines, Scott Bauer, Associated Press
Trump is gambling that his attacks on the Democratic congresswomen will help him secure another term in the White House by galvanizing his most fervent, overwhelmingly white supporters. But dozens of black leaders, activists and voters in pivotal swing states…
By Courtney Norris and Michael Balsamo, Michael R. Sisak, Colleen Long, Tom Hays, Associated Press
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose dying words — "I can't breathe" — became a rallying…
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