Elite public schools that use entrance exams in the admissions process promote inequity, especially for black and Latino students.
By Jake Murray, The Conversation
What did the election of America’s first black president mean for the United States? And how did President Obama’s policies and rhetoric advance issues important to the black community? Rael Nelson James of the Bridgespan Group, James Peterson of Lehigh…
By PBS NewsHour
Clinton Smith's debut collection of poetry, "Counting Descent", examines what it means to grow up Black in America. Smith recounts moments from childhood when Black lives were celebrated and juxtaposes them with incidents that have become all too common in…
By Mary Jo Brooks
Beatty is the first American ever to win the award in its 48-year history.
By Joshua Barajas
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
More than half of millennials questioned say they are willing to at least consider the idea of paying reparations to the descendants of slaves, the Associated Press reported.
By PBS NewsHour
Discussions of race can cause anxiety and tension, but that doesn’t mean we should stop trying to engage in productive dialogue. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks to Linda Tropp of the University of Massachusetts Amherst about how we can improve…
Are today’s young adults more tolerant than their parents and grandparents? In a 2010 report, the Pew Research Center found that Americans ages 18-29 are more racially and ethnically diverse, and more tolerant than previous generations. In spite of this,…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The United States is at a crossroads on matters of race relations and law enforcement, presenting "hard truths" that its citizens and police must confront, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday.
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