NewsHour special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault recently joined this year's George Polk Award winners for panel discussion, "Reporting on Race in America."…
By Corey Mitchell, Education Week
The United States is now home to the largest number of foreign-born black people in its history and many are K-12 students enrolled in public schools. This presents unique challenges for the school districts that welcome them.
President Barack Obama's nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court Wednesday left some scratching their heads. Considering his historic election as the first African-American president, some pundits expected that Mr. Obama's presumably last opportunity to affect the highest…
By Kenya Downs
New research from Sociological Science suggests that white flight has been replaced with white avoidance, contributing to gradual re-segregation of American cities.
By Megan Thompson and tritzenthaler
In a new exhibit, Chicago's Field Museum has revived elements from its controversial 1933 show, "Races of Mankind," consisting of 104 bronze statues that depict races from around the world. Most of the statues were banished by 1969 as public…
By Andrew Joseph, STAT
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated a person’s lifetime risk of HIV diagnosis by sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and state of residence.
By Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press
The Obama administration says too many minority students are being singled out for special education and is asking states to address the issue.
By Niema Jordan and Debora Silva, KQED
Brittani Sensabaugh said her photos of communities of color are "for the people who feel hopeless, voiceless.”…
By Joshua Barajas
A new study released Monday found that the film and television industries are “largely whitewashed” and severely lacks representation for women, people of color and LGBT individuals.
By Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press
After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters.
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