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.
By Ricky House
I can count on one hand the number of black men who have taught me in a classroom setting and that is not okay.
African-American children are often diagnosed with autism at older ages than white children, missing years of potential intervention and treatment. Special correspondent John Donvan and producer Karen Zucker meet a black family who struggled to find community and resources for…
By Duarte Geraldino, Mike Fritz
In 1912, news of a violent sexual assault enraged the residents of Georgia's Forsyth County and led to a lynching and the execution of two African American teens, as well as a campaign of terror to drive out the entire…
The Southern Poverty Law Center has recorded more than 1,000 incidents of hate-based intimidation following the 2016 presidential election. But most of these incidents aren't considered hate crimes.
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