North Carolina judges struck down the state's latest photo voter identification law on Friday, agreeing with minority voters that Republicans rammed through rules tainted by racial bias as a way to remain in power.
By Amanda Becker, The 19th
A new report shows how extremists use profiles, hashtags and other effects that violate the platform’s community guidelines.
By Terry Tang, Associated Press
A new report has found the frequency of anti-Asian incidents — from taunts to assaults — reported in the U.S. so far this year seems poised to surpass last year, despite months of political and social activism.
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
The Air Force’s top officer is Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., the first and so far only Black service chief in U.S. military history. Nick Schifrin sits down with General Brown to look at his history and his priorities for…
By Lizz Bolaji, Chloe Jones
As Black women continue to achieve record levels of representation in elected office, the constant harassment and threats of violence many of them face challenge that trajectory. Some live in fear, others have chosen to leave public life. The PBS…
By Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo and Brian Palmer, Retro Report
More than 6,500 Black people were lynched in America between the end of the civil war in 1865 and 1950. These murders were carried out not only in the deep South, but in states like Maryland, which is now the…
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
Colorism — or discrimination against darker-skinned people within their same ethnic group — lurks deep among pretty much all communities with varying levels of melanin. But it doesn’t get talked about, and that could be a setback for the racial…
By Candice Norwood, Chloe Jones, Lizz Bolaji
As Black women continue to achieve record levels of representation in elected office, the constant harassment and threats of violence many of them face challenge that trajectory. Some live in fear, others have chosen to leave public life. These are…
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
Buckingham Palace barred ethnic minorities from office jobs during the 1960s, the Guardian newspaper reported Thursday, citing documents in Britain's National Archives.
By PBS NewsHour
The death of George Floyd and spate of hate crimes against Asian Americans have elevated conversations around race, racial identity and police brutality. To talk about these complex and sensitive issues with children, Sesame Street is developing new resources and…
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