Author Alondra Nelson talks about how African-Americans in the past decade are using DNA tests to fill in identity gaps after the Middle Passage.
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Republicans and Democrats alike say the killing of Keith Lamont Scott will energize both parties' strongest supporters in a presidential battleground state that also has competitive races for governor and the U.S. Senate.
By Joshua Barajas
The first comic that cartoonist Gene Luen Yang ever bought was a two-in-one issue that featured a man made out of rocks and an intergalactic cyborg. He loved comics, especially the kind that featured space aliens. So he started making…
By Eugene Mason
The United States owes African-Americans reparations for slavery, a recent United Nations report said.
By Laura Santhanam
Race plays a major role in the way people view law enforcement in their communities, according to a new study that comes out following several high-profile police killings.
If constant exposure to graphic viral videos can trigger PTSD-like trauma, how can people of color mentally cope?…
By Jonathan Drew, Associated Press
U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger also complained that the government has spent too much on welfare programs that ultimately hold people back.
Charlotte and Tulsa are the most recent in a long list of cities that have mourned and protested deadly police shootings against black Americans. Gwen Ifill speaks with author and activist Andre Perry, Rashad Robinson, executive director of Color of…
By Eugene Mason
New York City's controversial policing tactic of stop-and-frisk was ruled unconstitutional in 2013.
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