Visitors have long come to Monticello to see and admire Thomas Jefferson's mansion, but a new silhouette and exhibition bring a largely hidden life into the open. No portrait exists of Sally Hemings, an enslaved woman who had a decades-long…
Recently, NewsHour analyst David Brooks wrote a New York Times column arguing that it's time for a resurgence of localism, flipping power and decision-making away from the federal government. Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, another NewsHour regular,…
By Associated Press
In Roseanne Barr's first TV interview since her ABC sitcom was canceled for a racist tweet, the comedian apologized for her "ill-worded" post and insisted she is not a bigot.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is making improvements that address worries about African-Americans being subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions while flying.
By Candice Choi, Associated Press
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.
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