“Dear White America” is a sprawling testimony to the effects of racial violence in the U.S.
By News Desk
Columbia University Professor Derald Wing Sue explains microaggressions, how they impact people and what can be done to address them.
By Vanessa Dennis and Laura Santhanam
How far is the University of Missouri from meeting the student protesters' demands of 10-percent black faculty? We looked at the black faculty data in all Southeastern Conference schools.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
Years before the high-profile deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Freddie Gray, more than half of African-American millennials indicated they, or someone they knew, had been victimized by violence or harassment from law enforcement, a new report says.
By Associated Press
Prosecutor Stephen Lanier's meaning was unmistakable when he urged jurors in north Georgia to sentence the defendant to death in part to deter other people "out there in the projects."…
Why is my existence such a threat to you? Why is being me not OK? After being called a [n-word] for the second time while walking across my campus, the place I call home, I had to ask myself these…
By Jaclyn Diaz
NewsHour will host an "America After Charleston" follow-up Twitter chat from 1-2 p.m EDT, Thursday, Sept. 24.
Clifton Wharton, an American trailblazer in international development and business, has led a storied life. In “Privilege and Prejudice: The Life of a Black Pioneer,” Wharton reflects on his successes, as well as his experiences with racism. He joins Judy…
By PBS NewsHour
In medical school, Dr. Damon Tweedy says he learned about health problems being more common in the black community, but he didn’t hear the reasons why. In “Black Man in a White Coat,” Tweedy examines racial disparities in medicine, for…
By PBS NewsHour
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…
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