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By Judy Woodruff, Ian Couzens
A state investigation launched after George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer has determined that the department has engaged in a pattern of race discrimination.
By Steve Karnowski, Mohamed Ibrahim, Associated Press
The Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act became law on Tuesday, a bipartisan step towards acknowledging the history of racial violence in the United States. Amna Nawaz reports on the law's significance and what it took to get here.
By Amna Nawaz, Tess Conciatori, Tyriana Evans
Black people who wear hairstyles like Afros, cornrows or tightly coiled twists should not face bias in society, school and the workplace, the U.S. House said Friday in voting to make it explicit that such discrimination is a violation of…
By Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press
California regulators allege the company has been discriminating against Black employees who have been likened to monkeys and slaves at the San Francisco Bay Area factory where most of its vehicles are made.
By Michael Liedtke, Associated Press
By Geoff Bennett, Saher Khan, Ian Couzens
A new ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court has major implications for voting rights in this country. The court on Monday reinstated Alabama’s congressional map, one that a lower court had found racially discriminates against Black voters. Janai Nelson, associate…
By William Brangham
Well over half the players in the National Football League are Black, but you can count on one hand the number of Black head coaches or general managers. That's been a problem for years, though a class-action lawsuit filed in…
By Wilson Ring, Associated Press
Minimum wage increases, animal protections, police accountability, cutting and increasing taxes are all part of a series of new laws taking effect across the country on Saturday, the first day of 2022.
By PBS NewsHour
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including race relations in America, investigating the Capitol riot, and U.S. response to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Middle East.
By Yamiche Alcindor, Rachel Wellford, Bria Lloyd, Candice Norwood
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…
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