Columbia University Professor Derald Wing Sue explains microaggressions, how they impact people and what can be done to address them.
At the University of Missouri, protests and a president's resignation have put a spotlight on heated debate taking place on campuses across the country over hateful speech and racial insensitivities. Greg Lukianoff of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education…
By Vanessa Dennis, 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.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, newly named MacArthur fellow who has been shortlisted for the National Book Award, speaks to Gwen Ifill about his writings on the “gray waste” of mass incarceration and racial inequality, and why he makes the case for reparations…
By PBS NewsHour
Discussions of race can cause anxiety and tension, but that doesn’t mean we should stop trying to engage in productive dialogue. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks to Linda Tropp of the University of Massachusetts Amherst about how we can improve…
By PBS NewsHour
A record number of African-American actors won Emmy Awards for their performances on television this year, but the entertainment industry often still doesn’t reflect the full diversity of America. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks with Darnell Hunt of UCLA about…
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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