The fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S. is African-American women. But minority-owned businesses often face greater challenges getting funding. The NewsHour’s April Brown profiles two women who have bucked the stereotypes and gotten resourceful to launch their ventures.
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.
A Massachusetts court rules that a history of racial bias in police searches makes it reasonable for black men to flee.
By PBS NewsHour
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton weighed in on news of recent deadly police shootings in Oklahoma and North Carolina. John Yang reports on their reactions, plus a look at new fundraising numbers. WARNING: This segment includes language that may be…
One hundred years in the making, the National Museum of African American History and Culture will open on Saturday in Washington. The museum presents history through objects both celebratory and sobering -- showcasing everything from Michael Jackson’s fedora to a…
By Evie Blad, Education Week
New school policing guidelines are the education and justice department's latest efforts to dial back against zero-tolerance policies, which have disproportionately affected students of color.
By PBS NewsHour
There are calls for a federal investigation into the police shooting of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After his car stalled, video footage showed Crutcher, an unarmed black man, walking away from police, arms raised, before being shot. Gwen Ifill…
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