"All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here - a lynching," Trump tweeted.
By Gretchen Frazee
Across the nation, 713 people have been fatally shot by police this year.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is mired in scandal since three separate images emerged showing him in blackface. The controversial instances, for which Trudeau apologized Thursday, have quickly dominated the Canadian election period. William Brangham reports and talks to BuzzFeed’s…
By Laura Santhanam
The hearing is set to begin at 10 a.m. ET. Watch live here.
By Amna Nawaz, Kira Wakeam
In less than a decade, YouTube star Lilly Singh has gone from internet sensation to host of a broadcast TV show, "A Little Late with Lilly Singh," which debuts Monday on NBC. Amna Nawaz sat down with Singh recently on…
By Alison Thoet
In highlighting the daily lives of 20th-century Americans, Swiss-born photographer Robert Frank, also helped articulate an American counter-narrative of racism and inequality.
By Gretchen Frazee
In his reelection bid, President Donald Trump has revived themes of race and ethnicity as one of his campaign talking points. Americans must now decide how to respond.
It’s been five years since Michael Brown Jr. was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The incident sparked protests, questions about race and police brutality and a Justice Department conclusion that the city’s law enforcement practices…
By Joshua Barajas
The American novelist wasn’t afraid to speak publicly about the themes in her novels and to challenge journalists on their questions. Here are several lessons to remember about Morrison’s career as a writer.
By Paul Solman
The first African slaves arrived in North America 400 years ago this month, landing at Jamestown in what's now Virginia. Recently, the idea of paying reparations for the atrocity of slavery has been earning new attention, even making its way…
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