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…
The popular social network is facing its second controversy in just four months over a filter some say is racist against Asians.
The Justice Department released a blistering report Wednesday, spelling out a long pattern of racial discrimination by the Baltimore Police Department. An investigation of policing from 2010 to 2015 has revealed an unmistakable picture of disparities. Gwen Ifill gets reaction…
By Larisa Epatko
A Justice Department report released Wednesday found “longstanding, systemic” deficiencies in the Baltimore Police Department that failed to provide officers with resources to collect information and do their jobs. Read the full report.
Last September, a federal court in Alabama ruled that the disciplinary practices used by the Birmingham Police Department toward high school students were unconstitutional. The police department’s appeal will be heard next month. Ebony Howard, the lawyer who filed the…
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