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.
By Jay Reeves, Associated Press
Across America, many members of minority groups awoke Wednesday to something that had seemed an implausible nightmare just a day earlier: President-elect Donald Trump.
These six women of color reached important milestones in American politics.
By Tara García Mathewson, The Hechinger Report
One Boston school considers it an ‘act of social justice’ to teach Latinos in Spanish and English equally.
By Kenya Downs
Florida, a key battleground state for several of the last election cycles, has been known for its politically active Cuban-American population, but it's Puerto Rican voters who might be making an early impact.
A lesser-known part of the Electoral College's history: its relationship to slavery in the U.S.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
In battleground states, black clergy are extending "Souls to the Polls" efforts to get black churchgoers to cast ballots early or on Election Day.
By Deepti Hajela, Associated Press
Only full citizens can vote; legal immigrants who are green card holders also are not allowed to cast a ballot.
Based on a true story, the new movie “Moonlight” follows Chiron, a boy growing up black, gay and poor in 1980s Miami. The film documents Chiron’s identity struggle in three acts, featuring a different actor for each. It’s a landscape…
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