In "Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching,” Mychal Denzel Smith discusses what it’s like growing up as a young black man in an era that saw the election of the first black president in America, as well as the…
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines this week when he refused to stand for the national anthem, in protest against injustice he perceives in the U.S. What is the significance of Kaepernick’s actions, and how do they fit…
The latest uprising in Milwaukee highlights a generational divide on solutions to decades of discrimination and police violence.
By Jesse J. Holland and Emily Swanson, Associated Press
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…
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