Duncan Tonatiuh chooses protagonists and stories that are seldom sought for young audiences.
The Trump campaign has been fraught with bigotry, xenophobia and racism, but Republicans ignored it all — until they perceived him as a threat to white women. Why?…
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
Cleveland's historic appearance in the World Series is bringing lots of attention to its controversial logo that critics say is racist.
By PBS NewsHour
Its effect can be explosive and painful: Harvard University professor Randall Kennedy has traced the history of the N-word to understand the evolution of the infamous racial slur. Kennedy joins special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault to discuss this history, including reappropriations…
By Shima Baughman, Christopher Robertson, Sunita Sah
To eliminate racial bias, these experts say it's prosecutors, not police, who are in need of reform.
By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
The Nov. 8 election will likely reflect long-term trends that have seen the nation's most populous state become increasingly diverse and firmly Democratic.
In 2006, the FBI warned that white supremacists infiltrating local and state law enforcement posed a threat to national security. Some are asking, what's been done to curb the trend in the decade since?…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The FBI plans to begin a pilot program early next year to gather use-of-force data. The earliest participants would be the largest law enforcement agencies, as well as major federal agencies such as the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administration and…
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
White Americans by large numbers disapprove of athletes protesting during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner," according to a new poll. Black Americans approve of the protests by even wider margins.
By Corinne Segal
A photographer documented stories of fatherhood from East New York, Brooklyn, where about one-third of residents live below the poverty line.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.
Support for Race Matters Provided By: