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By Amna Nawaz, Alison Thoet
A new Disney+ series called "Ms. Marvel" features the first Muslim superhero in the marvel cinematic universe, and is now one of the highest-rated shows of its kind. Amna Nawaz talks to the director about bringing this character to life…
By Melissa Williams, Elizabeth Burton
Lynette Medley is the founder and CEO of No More Secrets Mind Body Spirit Inc., a comprehensive sexual health and awareness organization. Based in Philadelphia, Medley and her team started by delivering menstrual products door-to-door, and have since established a…
A CDC report finds overdose deaths rose significantly for people of color from 2019 to 2020. The synthetic opioid fentanyl is largely to blame, combined with a disruption in treatment and prevention programs during the pandemic. Dr. Edwin Chapman, who…
By Maureen Barillaro and Jared Bowen, GBH
Artist Napoleon Jones-Henderson has been working with textiles and other media for more than 50 years, and his spirit and artistic prowess are now on display at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. Special correspondent Jared Bowen of GBH…
By Melissa Williams
Maria Hinojosa is a Pulitzer Prize-winning Mexican American journalist and founder of Futuro Media Group. As a Mexican immigrant herself, Hinojosa found her background often lent a different lens to the pressing topics of the day. She shared her Brief…
In our news wrap Thursday, a federal grand jury indicted a white suspect on hate crimes in the Buffalo supermarket massacre of 10 Black victims, producer prices in June were 11.3 percent higher than a year ago, a rocket attack…
A new statue unveiled Wednesday in the U.S. Capitol marks a historic first. Civil rights pioneer Mary McLeod Bethune is the first Black American to represent a state in Statuary Hall. Florida lawmakers voted to remove a statue representing a…
A new law in Florida has instituted restrictions on how schools and businesses can teach race-related concepts. The law, called the Stop Woke Act, limits instruction on critical race theory. It's the latest part of Republican Gov. Ron Desantis’ extensive…
By Roby Chavez
“America needs the ghosts of slavery to remind us of how our nation was really built,” artist Marcus Brown says.
Protesters demanded justice last night in Akron, Ohio, despite a citywide curfew, and dozens were arrested. It came one week after the fatal police shooting of 25-year-old Jayland Walker, an unarmed Black man who sustained more than 60 wounds. Bobby…
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