To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panthers, PBS aired the documentary “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” produced by Independent Lens. Here are just a few takeaways.
More African-Americans are earning college degrees than ever before. But a new study shows they're over-represented in majors that lead to low-paying jobs.
By Kenya Downs
Milwaukee is one of the most segregated cities in the country, and statistically one of the worst for African-Americans. We explore key factors in the city's racial divide ahead of Thursday's Democratic debate.
Thornton Dial, a self-taught artist whose works with everyday materials spoke to the difficulty of black life in the South, challenged stereotypes in the art world.
By Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA — More white Americans now share the view, long held by minorities, that racism is a national problem and should be confronted, according to an analysis of recent public opinion polling.
By Laura Santhanam
After an Indian student committed suicide to protest caste discrimination, one woman finally decided to reveal who she really is.
By News Desk
Columbia University Professor Derald Wing Sue explains microaggressions, how they impact people and what can be done to address them.
By Vanessa Dennis and Laura Santhanam
How far is the University of Missouri from meeting the student protesters' demands of 10-percent black faculty? We looked at the black faculty data in all Southeastern Conference schools.
By Joshua Barajas
University of Missouri System president Tim Wolfe announced his resignation Monday amid criticism over his handling of racially charged incidents on the predominantly white campus in Columbia, Missouri.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
Years before the high-profile deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Freddie Gray, more than half of African-American millennials indicated they, or someone they knew, had been victimized by violence or harassment from law enforcement, a new report says.
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