Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and African-Americans are disproportionately affected by the condition.
By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News
NewsHour special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault recently joined this year's George Polk Award winners for panel discussion, "Reporting on Race in America."…
By Kamaria Roberts
Naomi McSwain was once a member of the notorious Crips gang in South Los Angeles before leaving that path of violence and drug use to devote her career to helping other young people escape. McSwain sits down with special correspondent…
By PBS NewsHour
Columbia University Professor Derald Wing Sue explains microaggressions, how they impact people and what can be done to address them.
By News Desk
By Vanessa Dennis and Laura Santhanam
How far is the University of Missouri from meeting the student protesters' demands of 10-percent black faculty? We looked at the black faculty data in all Southeastern Conference schools.
By Joshua Barajas
University of Missouri System president Tim Wolfe announced his resignation Monday amid criticism over his handling of racially charged incidents on the predominantly white campus in Columbia, Missouri.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
Years before the high-profile deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Freddie Gray, more than half of African-American millennials indicated they, or someone they knew, had been victimized by violence or harassment from law enforcement, a new report says.
By Jaclyn Diaz
NewsHour will host an "America After Charleston" follow-up Twitter chat from 1-2 p.m EDT, Thursday, Sept. 24.
Join Gwen Ifill for a one-hour town hall meeting that explores the many issues propelled into public discourse after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-American parishioners in Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015.
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