Papa John's, which has had founder John Schnatter at the center of its logo and in TV ads, plans to pull his image from its marketing after reports he used a racial slur.
In a widely circulated video, a woman recorded her June 14 encounter with a man who repeatedly questioned her citizenship and told her she shouldn't be wearing her shirt, which prominently featured the Puerto Rican flag. The officer is seen…
By Tyler Fingert
The incredible views in America's national parks are seen largely by a specific demographic. Visitors are overwhelmingly white, with just one in 10 being Hispanic and 7 percent African-American. Special correspondent Tyler Fingert from the Cronkite School of Journalism reports…
A profusion of national incidents in which white citizens have called police on black citizens engaged in everyday activities shows how racial bias can escalate into confrontation and even violence or death. Yamiche Alcindor examines the concerns, highlighted by hashtags…
All indications are Antwon Rose was not the shooter in a previous incident, the district attorney said.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court is upholding Texas' use of electoral districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.
By Joshua Barajas
Community members in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, continue to protest the police shooting this week of an unarmed black teen whose fatal encounter with an officer Tuesday was captured on video by a bystander's cell phone.
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
The lawsuit, filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and others, claims the question intentionally discriminates against immigrants and will increase fear in their communities. It alleges census participation will be depressed, diluting the economic and political power of residents…
At MIT, Chris Jones led efforts to double minority enrollment in graduate programs. Now back home in Arkansas, he's on a mission to reduce barriers for low-income people, women and people of color toward becoming innovators, makers, thinkers and entrepreneurs.
Shortly before his death, Martin Luther King Jr. called for an economic revolution with protections for the poorest Americans. Half a century later, a group of religious and moral leaders are planning a revival of the Poor People's Campaign, with…
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