In “We Were Eight Years in Power,” Ta-Nehisi Coates calls President Trump the “first white president” for the ways Trump has made the racial identity of former President Obama so central to his politics. Coates joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss…
By PBS NewsHour
Riley Temple was walking his dog around his Washington, D.C., neighborhood where he has lived for the past 25 years when a confrontation with the police made him break the rule that all black people are told to obey in…
By PBS NewsHour
Football stadiums across the country became fields of protests as more than 200 NFL players sat, kneeled or locked arms during the National Anthem in response to President Trump’s remarks and tweets about professional athletes. Jeffrey Brown reports on the…
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
With his attacks on activist athletes, Trump again plunged into the middle of his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as the administration faces criticism from those institutions of promises unkept.
Join PBS NewsHour's Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Henry Louis Gates Jr. as they host and moderate the 2017 Hutchins Forum on "Race and Racism in the Age of Trump."…
By Jeff Karoub, Associated Press
Disapproval of President Donald Trump is rising among white millennials, but it's below that of their black, Latino and Asian-American peers, according to a survey released Thursday.
In chef and culinary historian Michael Twitty's new book, ancestry -- both his own and that of Southern food -- is a central theme. With "The Cooking Gene: A Journey through African-American Culinary History in the Old South," Twitty addresses…
By Elizabeth Flock
In his new book "The Cooking Gene," historian Michael W. Twitty traces the culinary roots of the South.
Sweet Blackberry tells overlooked and little-known stories of African American accomplishments to children through animated short films.
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