Young Americans are about equally likely to say they've had an encounter with police, but young black adults are much more likely than whites to say they've been arrested, harassed or know someone who has been, a new poll said…
By Joshua Barajas, Kenya Downs
By several counts, Milwaukee ranks as the worst city to live for black Americans. The NewsHour spoke with several black men about their experiences living in the city.
By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News
Violence last year following the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died after being injured in police custody, exposed Baltimore’s health divide as well as its criminal justice differences, officials said. Gray’s family had won a settlement for…
By Bill Barrow and Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press
Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his message beyond arenas filled with white supporters and venture into the inner cities.
By Mychal Denzel Smith
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.
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