Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, considering a 2020 presidential run, said Thursday that President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises.
By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
It was one of the darkest chapters in recent memory: hundreds of white supremacists gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia, for a rally to protest the removal of Confederate monuments, during which a counterprotester and two police officers died. William Brangham talks…
Papa John's, which has had founder John Schnatter at the center of its logo and in TV ads, plans to pull his image from its marketing after reports he used a racial slur.
By Candice Choi, Associated Press
President Trump granted a rare posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, boxing's first African-American heavyweight champion. An all-white jury convicted him in 1913 of violating the federal Mann Act, which made it illegal to transport women across state lines for "immoral…
By Charlayne Hunter-Gault
National Geographic has long provided a unique lens to view the world -- one that has sometimes distorted the lives of people of color. Now the 130-year-old magazine turns the lens on itself, with an issue devoted to the topic…
By Laura Santhanam
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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…
Boston has had a reputation as one of the most racist cities in America. A new seven-part investigation by the Boston Globe Spotlight team sets out to answer whether it deserves that reputation. William Brangham talks to the Globe’s Akilah…
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
Trump's remarks came a day after the Senate's lone black Republican spoke with him about blaming "many sides" for the violence and death around a Confederate statue.
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