To help families and scholars, search for enslaved individuals and their descendants, Michigan State University researchers are launching a new project called "Enslaved: The People of the Historic Slave Trade."…
President Trump's recent reported use of vulgar language to describe some immigrants has prompted backlash from both the right and left. It also raises questions about his own personal history on issues of race, and how his perspective affects the…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including racially charged remarks reportedly made by President Trump about immigrants, the continuing fallout from a tell-all White House book, whether…
Children’s books can offer vital visibility and representation, as well as teach us to see experiences beyond our own.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Jan 7, fallout from the Michael Wolff’s controversial book on the Trump presidency, and campuses address racial inequality. Also, the marijuana industry braces for new federal guidelines. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
Students and staff at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, are teasing out how to define and express issues of racism and oppression on campus almost one year after an annual event there provoked a national conversation on free speech…
By Corinne Segal, Ivette Feliciano
Months after Evergreen State College became the center of a national debate on race and education, one woman is working to build a more inclusive culture there.
By PBS NewsHour
You can choose not to see the sky, but it exists. That’s how Reni Eddo-Lodge responds when somebody tells her they don’t see race. Trying to raise the topic in white-dominated social circles often led her to an immediate shutdown,…
Sessions said he believed there were certain minority groups with the potential for violence. He struggled to answer when asked the same about white groups.
By Gail Heyman, The Conversation
Racial bias is associated with dehumanizing social groups different from your own. Psychologists trained kids to differentiate individuals of another race – with lasting effects on their biases.
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