State officials say it is the largest single-day mass commutation in U.S. history.
By Cat Wise, Jason Kane
U.S. racial and ethnic diversity is ever increasing, but the medical representation of minority groups is not. A recent review of government-funded cancer research studies found that participants were disproportionately white, and fewer than 2 percent of these clinical trials…
By Shraddha Chakradhar, STAT
An algorithm commonly used by hospitals and other health systems to predict which patients are most likely to need follow-up care classified white patients overall as being more ill than black patients — even when they were just as sick,…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
"All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here - a lynching," Trump tweeted.
By Gretchen Frazee
Across the nation, 713 people have been fatally shot by police this year.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is mired in scandal since three separate images emerged showing him in blackface. The controversial instances, for which Trudeau apologized Thursday, have quickly dominated the Canadian election period. William Brangham reports and talks to BuzzFeed’s…
By Laura Santhanam
The hearing is set to begin at 10 a.m. ET. Watch live here.
By Amna Nawaz, Kira Wakeam
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 Alison Thoet
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 Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Against the backdrop of simmering tensions over race and police violence against African Americans, police departments like the NYPD have introduced a relatively new training program aimed at teaching officers about implicit bias. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault reports on the…
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