Join Gwen Ifill for a one-hour town hall meeting that explores the many issues propelled into public discourse after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-American parishioners in Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015.
By News Desk
Where you grow up can profoundly affect your life in real, measureable ways. For young, poor children, moving out of high poverty neighborhoods can substantially improve long-term economic prospects. What are the implications for addressing racial inequality in America? Special…
By PBS NewsHour
Black students are suspended and expelled at significantly higher rates than white children in 13 Southern states, according to a new analysis of federal data.
By Amanda Gomez
Mike Brown should be alive today. He should be home from his first year at college, visiting friends and enjoying summer as he prepares to return to campus.
By DeRay McKesson
The Hutchins Center for African & African American Research hosts a panel discussion titled Black Millennials: They Rock, but Can They Rule? Watch a live stream of the event at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday.
On paper, I’m a progressive candidate’s ideal. I’m a 23-year-old, black, queer, college-educated woman who is drowning in more than $160,000 of undergraduate student loan debt. I fervently believe in unlimited access to reproductive healthcare, despise corporate welfare, and consider…
In 30 years, people of color will be the majority. But what does that mean, specifically for the black community?…
By Gwen Ifill
If there is one question I get every time I speak to young, aspiring journalists, it is this: How do you keep your opinion/bias/emotion out of the story you’re covering? My answer has been pretty straightforward: Keep an open mind,…
By Colleen Shalby
Society is quick to seek out labels for people. And when an identity isn’t so clear-cut, perhaps because the facts aren’t all in place, further questions arise.
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