Last month, Connecticut became one of a growing number of states to make race-based hair discrimination illegal. Yamiche Alcindor reports on how Black Americans often face discrimination because of the way they wear their hair, especially in school and at…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Rachel Wellford, Bria Lloyd, Candice Norwood
Lawmakers around the country are introducing legislation, known as the CROWN Act, aiming to establish legal protections for hair textures and styles tied to racial identity.
By Candice Norwood
A string of brutal attacks on elderly Asian Americans has brought new attention to the rise of violence and harassment of Asian Americans. Since the pandemic began, more than 3,000 anti-Asian "hate incidents” have been reported in the U.S. according…
By Amna Nawaz
A district attorney says Utah police officers were legally justified in firing more than 30 times and killing an armed man as he ran away. The case has become a rallying point for protesters in the state amid a national…
By Lindsay Whitehurst, Sophia Eppolito, Associated Press
By Erin Brodwin, STAT News
Tech giants — with their vast budgets, institutional power, and growing focus on health — could help close racial gaps in health. But that isn't happening.
By Adrian De Leon, The Conversation
How should Asian Americans respond to rising anti-Asian racist actions? History may offer some lessons during the pandemic.
By Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press
Buttigieg, who spent eight years as mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has tripped up in recent days as he was grilled about his record.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court is upholding Texas' use of electoral districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.
By The Conversation
Analysis suggests immigration has a crime-suppressing effect. In other words, more immigration equals less crime.
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