The Supreme Court is returning to the familiar intersection of race and politics, in a pair of cases examining redistricting in North Carolina and Virginia.
Recently released audio from a 2014 meeting between the Standing Rock Sioux and Dakota Access Pipeline executives contradict the company’s statements that it knew nothing of the tribe’s concerns about the new pipeline.
By PBS NewsHour
With the election of Donald Trump, a big proponent of school choice, and his like-minded pick for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, the topic of charter schools is likely to attract more attention. But among African-American parents and the NAACP,…
By Paul Freedman
“You can’t write a book about American food without giving a big place to African American cuisine, which is arguably what American cuisine is at heart.”…
By Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press
Racially charged allegations toward Sessions derailed his efforts to become a federal judge and made him a symbol of black-voter intimidation under Reagan.
By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
Cast member Brandon Victor Dixon gave a speech Friday, telling Mike Pence the multiracial and multicultural cast is worried about the Donald Trump administration.
By Courtney Norris
Construction on that section of the pipeline will not continue until the Army makes a decision.
By Larisa Epatko
We at the PBS NewsHour and Washington Week lost our dear colleague, Gwen Ifill, to cancer on Monday. During her life, she often was called upon to discuss journalism, but other topics, too: among them, race, music and advice for…
By Mary Jo Brooks
Allison Adelle Hedge Coke says her poem, "America, I Sing You Back", was born not out of anger but out of concern and a love for her country.
By Tim Henderson, Stateline
These communities are exception. Since the recession, the income gap between black and white households has worsened.
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