Author Mychal Denzel Smith says progress toward justice and equality is always met with backlash.
By Arielle Newton
"The Democratic Party is a center-right political operation that relies on the passions of black bodies to maintain its mainstream political dominance." - Activist Arielle Newton…
By Leah Wright-Rigueur
"Even as Clinton tallies high levels of support from black, Latino and Asian voters, simmering tensions continue to bubble under the political surface and highlight fractures of major concern." - Harvard professor Leah Wright-Rigueur…
How has race shaped the presidency and the 2016 campaign? Join NewsHour for a special forum moderated by special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault.
By Armstrong Williams
GOP strategist, Armstrong Williams, says dog whistle politics aren't new. But with Donald Trump's unapologetic flair, the campaign has gone from innuendo to naming names.
By Mary Jo Brooks
Poet Joseph LMS Green wrote the poem "Hands" as a reaction to police violence against young Black men and the helplessness he feels in protecting his young son from such situations.
By Dake Kang, Associated Press
The impact of Puerto Rican migrants on the election hinges on how successful voting advocates are in getting them to the polls, with many focused more on finding jobs, homes and schools.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Sunday said the state’s National Guard is on standby after a night of protests in a low-income, predominately black neighborhood in Milwaukee that followed a police shooting.
In conversations with a dozen Black Muslim students across the country, I heard story after story of exclusion -- and the search for allies within their own Muslim communities.
"We were surprised that so many Americans believe race- and ethnicity-based gaps are minimally, or in no way, a result of the nation’s legacy of racial discrimination and injustice,” wrote Daniel Newark, author of new survey findings published in the…
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