A name is more than just a name. It's one of the first things children recognize, one of the first words they learn to say, it's how the world identifies them.
By PBS NewsHour
Chicago is the nation’s third most populous city, but holds the unenviable title of being America’s murder capital, with 489 homicides documented last year. And since most of the victims are black, the high murder rates have provoked a gradual…
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
More than half of millennials questioned say they are willing to at least consider the idea of paying reparations to the descendants of slaves, the Associated Press reported.
Rev. David Billings, founder of the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, has been working to combat racism for decades. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault sits down with Billings to discuss his work helping groups to identify and “undo” institutional discrimination.
By Kenya Downs
Months after protests on campuses reached a boiling point nationally, what's next for the student activists who became the faces of a movement?…
While some accuse Snapchat of promoting blackface, others point to a bigger problem with the Bob Marley filter.
By Lillian Mongeau, The Hechinger Report
California poised to make major shift towards bilingual education, pending the results of fall election, but lacks enough qualified teachers.
By Michael D. Regan
A university student was recently removed from Southwest Airlines flight in California when another passenger became unnerved and reported him to the authorities after he conducting a telephone conversation in Arabic.
NewsHour special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault recently joined this year's George Polk Award winners for panel discussion, "Reporting on Race in America."…
By PBS NewsHour
A new survey has found implicit biases in medical students that may explain why black patients are sometimes undertreated for pain, with some students believing that black people feel less pain and have thicker skin than white people. For more…
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