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…
By Kenya Downs
Check out highlights from NewsHour's Twitter chat on race and teaching in urban education.
A Columbia University professor has had enough of what he calls a pervasive narrative in urban education: a savior complex that places mostly white teachers in minority classrooms as heroes who "saving" kids.
By Stephen Fee, Mori Rothman
The Cherokee Nation, one of the largest Native American tribes, has become the first community in the U.S. to set a goal of eliminating hepatitis C from its population. Tribe officials plan to screen 300,000 members, whose prevalence of infection…
By PBS NewsHour
What motivates hate groups and domestic terrorists? With the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacist movements making a resurgence, special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks to Heidi Beirich of the Southern Poverty Law Center about solutions to stop the hate…
By Corey Mitchell, Education Week
The United States is now home to the largest number of foreign-born black people in its history and many are K-12 students enrolled in public schools. This presents unique challenges for the school districts that welcome them.
President Barack Obama's nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court Wednesday left some scratching their heads. Considering his historic election as the first African-American president, some pundits expected that Mr. Obama's presumably last opportunity to affect the highest…
With thousands of Puerto Ricans leaving the island for Florida, potential new voters means the U.S. territory's issues can no longer be ignored.
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