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By Jeffrey Brown, Alison Thoet
A century after a storm of racial killing engulfed Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Joe Biden's visit to the city's Greenwood district reflects how the nation is reassessing race relations — past, present and future. White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports on…
Biden spoke in Tulsa on Tuesday of the hundreds of Black people killed by a white mob a century ago. He said he had “come to fill the silence” about one of the nation's darkest — and long suppressed —…
By Jonathan Lemire, Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Shortly before the pandemic, NewsHour traveled to Georgia and spoke with two high school seniors, Audrey McNeal and Shaylon Walker. Now in their first year of college, here's their Brief But Spectacular takes on race and being underestimated.
Joe Biden and Donald Trump are clashing on race relations, as the former vice president calls the current president “one of the most racist presidents we’ve had in modern history.”…
By Associated Press
In a year when racism has been front and center in Americans’ minds, how can we break out of our own orbits to understand the life experiences of other people -- especially those of other races? Author and journalist Christine…
John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a “Hoya Paranoia” powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship, has died.
By Laura Santhanam
Days before the Democratic National Convention, this latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden with his widest lead yet over incumbent President Donald Trump.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including President Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric on race and American history, what polls say about how effective he is on these…
By Daniel Bush
The Biden campaign’s recent slate of events around race and policing — equal parts listening tour and call to action — is part of a targeted effort to win over Black voters, one that started last year but now comes…
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