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By PBS NewsHour
As a young officer in Montgomery, Alabama, Kevin Murphy wondered why no one had ever acknowledged past injustices committed by police against civil rights activists. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks with Murphy about his initiatives as police chief to promote…
By Kenya Downs
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panthers, PBS aired the documentary “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” produced by Independent Lens. Here are just a few takeaways.
More African-Americans are earning college degrees than ever before. But a new study shows they're over-represented in majors that lead to low-paying jobs.
Milwaukee is one of the most segregated cities in the country, and statistically one of the worst for African-Americans. We explore key factors in the city's racial divide ahead of Thursday's Democratic debate.
Barbie will now come in more shapes and sizes than its iconic, and unrealistic, original form. The decision to diversify was partly about softening sales, but also about the growing sense that the doll seemed out of touch. William Brangham…
By Corinne Segal
Thornton Dial, a self-taught artist whose works with everyday materials spoke to the difficulty of black life in the South, challenged stereotypes in the art world.
By Errin Haines, Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA — More white Americans now share the view, long held by minorities, that racism is a national problem and should be confronted, according to an analysis of recent public opinion polling.
By Laura Santhanam
After an Indian student committed suicide to protest caste discrimination, one woman finally decided to reveal who she really is.
Despite a historic Supreme Court ruling outlawing segregated schools, today huge numbers of students remain in separate and unequal schools, most in inner cities. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks with Pedro Noguera of the University of California, Los Angeles, about…
As racial concerns continue to rise to the surface across America, is the media doing enough to tell the stories of people of color? Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault speaks to Richard Prince of the Maynard Institute about the industry’s struggle…
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