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By Melissa Williams
In our news wrap Thursday, a federal grand jury indicted a white suspect on hate crimes in the Buffalo supermarket massacre of 10 Black victims, producer prices in June were 11.3 percent higher than a year ago, a rocket attack…
A new statue unveiled Wednesday in the U.S. Capitol marks a historic first. Civil rights pioneer Mary McLeod Bethune is the first Black American to represent a state in Statuary Hall. Florida lawmakers voted to remove a statue representing a…
A new law in Florida has instituted restrictions on how schools and businesses can teach race-related concepts. The law, called the Stop Woke Act, limits instruction on critical race theory. It's the latest part of Republican Gov. Ron Desantis’ extensive…
“America needs the ghosts of slavery to remind us of how our nation was really built,” artist Marcus Brown says.
By Roby Chavez
Protesters demanded justice last night in Akron, Ohio, despite a citywide curfew, and dozens were arrested. It came one week after the fatal police shooting of 25-year-old Jayland Walker, an unarmed Black man who sustained more than 60 wounds. Bobby…
By Elizabeth Burton, Melissa Williams, Ana Davila
Heather McTeer Toney spent three years leading the Environmental Protection Agency for the southeastern United States. She now continues her advocacy for the environment both nationally and worldwide. She shares her Brief But Spectacular take on centering Black leadership in…
By Cat Wise
Nearly 30 million children in the U.S. do not have a park within a 10-minute walk of their home. And children from lower-income neighborhoods tend to have less access to parks than those in high-income areas. But as special Correspondent…
By Amna Nawaz, Frank Carlson
As abortion is banned in many parts of the U.S., it is “unconscionable” to ask states’ pandemic-strapped health care systems to absorb more patients, said Kelly Davis, executive director of New Voices for Reproductive Justice. Davis joins Amna Nawaz to…
By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Correction: The original version of this story misspelled Yuji Ichioka’s name. It has since been updated. Director and writer Curtis Chin grew up in Detroit’s small, close-knit Chinatown. His family owned Chung’s, a long popular Chinese restaurant and local…
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