Take a break from the news cycle with these overlooked but important stories that are getting lost in the shuffle.
A lawyer trying to raise money for her lawsuits against Black Lives Matter on behalf of Baton Rouge police officers was rejected by a crowdfunding website.
By Victoria Pasquantonio
There's a slow but growing movement toward greater diversity in comics.
By Joshua Barajas, Erica R. Hendry, Jenny Marder, Michael Rios
Paris accord aside, here are five important stories that may have gotten buried under last week’s big news.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The justices ruled that Republicans who controlled the state legislature and governor's office in 2011 placed too many African-Americans in the two districts. The result was to weaken African-American voting strength elsewhere in North Carolina.
By PBS NewsHour
A new analysis of auto insurance rates in some states found sometimes dramatic price discrepancies for predominantly minority neighborhoods that ProPublica’s Julia Angwin says can’t be explained by driving risks. Hari Sreenivasan discusses the investigation with Angwin, plus gets another…
Authorities arrested and charged a white Baltimore resident on suspicion of murder after he admitted to killing Timothy Caughman, a 66-year-old black man, in New York, police officials said this week.
In 2015, the couple shouted racial slurs and made armed threats outside a child's birthday party, according to court documents.
By Evie Blad and Alex Harwin, Education Week
In 43 states and the District of Columbia, black students are arrested at school at disproportionately high levels, an analysis of federal data by the Education Week Research Center finds. And one reason may be that black students are more…
For Catherine Lhamon, it’s been an eventful introduction to her new role as chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
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