NYPD Disciplinary System Lacks Transparency
Kamala Harris’ New Immigration Plan Would Provide Citizenship to Dreamers
Detroit Police Criticized For “Escorting” White Supremacists at Pride Parade
Ebola Virus Spreads to Uganda
Congresswomen Demand Answers Regarding the Mistreatment of Pregnant Migrants
Police and Secret Service Called on Student for Playing with Fake Money
Rapper Scarface Running for Houston City Council
Suspect in 3 Louisiana Black Church Fires Charged With Hate Crimes
Protests Erupt in Port-au-Prince to Demand Haitian President’s Resignation
Local Group Asks Johns Hopkins Hospital to End Lawsuits Against Poor
Identical Twin Sisters Graduate From Chicago High School as Co-Valedictorians
Central Park Five Prosecutor Resigns from Columbia Law School
Taraji P. Henson Hosted Annual Dinner to Erase the Stigma Around Mental Health
Polling Place Sues After Its Closure For ‘Black Lives Matter’ Banner
Black Transgender Woman Layleen Polanco Dies in Solitary Confinement at Rikers
Broadway Legend André De Shields Wins His First Tony Award
Ethnic Violence on the Rise in Mali
“Cowboy Culture” on the Rise Among Police in Los Angeles
Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Address Maternal and Infant Mortality Crisis
Top Texas High School Football Referee Suspended for Racist Comments
Baseball Star David Ortiz Back in Boston After Attack in the Dominican Republic
Democrat Andrew Gillum Hints At 2022 Run for Governor
Oregon Bill Would Allow Victims of Racist 911 Calls to Sue Callers
Central Floridians Work Together to Memorialize the Pulse Nightclub
Restaurant Owner Faces Charges After Kidnapping Black Boy
The Tubman Stamp Project Helping to Put Harriet Tubman on $20 Bills
Utah Mom Demands Investigation After Officer Draws Weapon on Son
Chicago Coffee House Removes Black Patrons
Lessons on Black Life from Writers Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
Lawsuit Filed by Black NJ Teacher Alleges ‘Abusive and Hostile Treatment’
‘Atlantic’ Editor’s Insensitive Remarks Reveal Lack of Diversity in Newsrooms
Sacramento Park Renamed After Actor LeVar Burton
Spike Lee Presents Denzel Washington with AFI Lifetime Achievement Award
NYPD Issues a Formal Apology for 1969 Stonewall Raid
Louisville Unveils New Look For the Muhammad Ali International Airport
Black Student Racially Profiled During Academic Conference in Canada
New ICE Chief Considers Increasing Family Deportations
Cook County Judge Terminated After Racist Remarks
Trump Admin Eliminates Educational Programs and Legal Aid for Undocumented Children
Valedictorian’s Speech Interrupted While Listing Names of Black Teens Shot by Police
Julian Vasquez Heilig Named Dean of University of Kentucky’s College of Education
Today’s Poor People’s Campaign Demands Economic Justice
Hate Crimes on the Rise in New York City
Newlyweds Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre Grace Cover of ‘British Vogue’
YouTube Removes White Supremacist, Neo-Nazi, and Other Extremist Content
Alabama Mayor Defiant After Making Violent Homophobic Facebook Posts
Black Philanthropist Robert F. Smith Expands Student Internship Program in STEM
Oakland School Board Accused of Retaliation Against Teacher Who Reported Violence
Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Unveils “People First Policing Plan”
Ethiopian Airlines Challenges the West and Soars in Africa
St. Louis Police Officers Under Investigation for Racist and Anti-Muslim Facebook Posts
Fifth Black Transgender Woman Killed Since May
Serena Williams Becomes First Athlete On Forbes’ Richest Self-Made Women List
DC Lawmakers Propose the Restoration of Voting Rights to Incarcerated People
Sephora Closes US Stores For Inclusion Workshop
First Black Student Body President Elected at Yale
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Appoints New School Board Members
Children at Immigration Detention Center Living in Psychologically Damaging Conditions
Julián Castro Will Be the First Democrat of Color to Participate in Fox Town Hall
How Laws Suppressed the Black Vote
Black Churches Impacted by Racially Motivated Arsons Receive Financial Support
Eric Holder Supports Black Mississippians’ Lawsuit Over Racist Election Practices
What is Black Radicalism?
Jay-Z Becomes Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire
Lawyers in Black Army Officer Murder Case Want to Exclude Racist Evidence
FBI Investigating Louisiana School That Helped Minority College Admissions
Airbnb Host Hurls Racial Slurs Before Evicting Black Guests
New Legislation Mandates Latinx and African American Studies at Connecticut Schools
Arkansas Woman Recreates Lynching Scene with Confederate Flag on Front Yard
Lawsuit Claims Police Handcuffed 8-year-old Boy
NYC Public Advocate Calls for Racial Impact Study To End Housing Segregation
Rahna Epting Infuses MoveOn With Multiracial and Multicultural Leadership
Nikole Roebuck Becomes First Black Female Band Director at Grambling State University
Trump’s UK State Visit Reveals Britain’s Racist Past and Present
Kim Kardashian West Visits Inmate Kevin Cooper on Death Row
More Than 200 Books on Race and Criminal Justice Removed From an Illinois Prison
‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Features All-Black Cast For Central Park’s Shakespeare in The Park
Historian Earl Lewis Envisions a World of Justice and Grace
Challenging the Perception that Black People Feel Less Pain
Protests Erupt After NJ Police Officer Found Not Guilty of Beating Black Teen
NYC Monument Will Honor Transgender Activists Marsha P. Johnson And Sylvia Rivera
Challenges To Passing Meaningful Police Accountability Legislation
A Legacy of Abolition and Love in the Work of a Washington, DC Organizer
Mock Slave Auctions ‘Profoundly’ Traumatize Students, State Investigation Finds
Legislators Advocate For Improved Access to Fertility Treatment
Dehydration Lawsuit at David Clarke’s Milwaukee Jail Settles for $6.75 Million
Chicago’s Mayor Lightfoot Envisions a Bright Future for the City
Affirmative Action Is An Elusive Remedy for Racial Justice
Ethics Complaint Filed Against Tennessee DA Over Anti-Muslim Remarks
The Ramadan Fast Fostered Muslim Resistance to Slavery
Survey Finds Black People Believe Politicians Don’t Care About Black Community
California’s Humboldt University Names First Black President
DC City Council Approves Larger Subsidies for Struggling Hospital
White Campground Manager Terminated for Pulling Gun on Black Couple
14-Year-Old Girl Becomes Youngest Spelman College Student
Office of Civil Rights Becomes Independent Agency in Baltimore
Snapchat Hires Oona King As Its First Chief of Diversity and Inclusion
The Remarkable Life of Harlem Renaissance Poet Countee Cullen
Predatory Investors Target Black Homeowners in Desirable Markets
Mati Diop Becomes First Black Woman to Win Award at Cannes Film Festival
ACLU Blasts Baltimore Police Union For Racially Profiling Black Children
CAIR Demands Investigation of Vandalism During Texas Community Ramadan Iftar
Meek Mill To Sue The Cosmopolitan Hotel for Racial Discrimination
Gentrification in DC Threatens Iconic Black-Owned Bookstore ‘Sankofa’
3 Teens Arrested For Brutally Beating Black Special Education Student
College Admissions Inequalities Hamper Affirmative Action Solutions
2 MOVE Members Now Free After More Than 40 Years in Jail
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Releases New Database of Enslaved People’s Lawsuits
Walmart Cashier Who Walked Miles to Work Given Car After Story Goes Viral
Man Who Spent 45 Years in Prison for a Wrongful Conviction Will Receive $1.5 Million
Racial Discrimination Runs Deep in the Restaurant Industry
Arizona Faces Calls to Reverse Ban on Criminal Justice Book in Prisons
A Sixth Migrant Child Has Died in US Custody
Video Shows Police Placing Spit Mask Over 12-Year-Old Boy’s Head During Detainment
Mississippi Mayor Offers To Pay Criminals to Leave City
Hearing on the Death of Eric Garner Reveals Evidence Fabrication
Racially Profiled Students at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts Receive Apology
Trans Advocate Michelle ‘Tamika’ Washington Fatally Shot in Philadelphia
Activists Protest NYC’s Whitney Museum of American Art Over Ties to Racist and Militarist Violence
Homeless Memphis Valedictorian Gets Full Ride to College and $3M in Scholarships
Confronting the Crisis of Mental Health in Black Communities
Nurse Graduates from NYU After Years Working As a Janitor
White Mississippi Police Officer Charged with Killing Black Mother
Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis
‘Amazing Grace’ Documentary Dishonors the Late Queen of Soul
Florida Democrats Will Spend $4M To Connect With Voters of Color
Fight For Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Falters But Won’t Fail
Brooklyn Street Will Be Named for Notorious B.I.G.
NJ Officers Placed On Leave After Punching Teen During Arrest
Former Buffalo Wild Wings Cook Sues Restaurant for Race and Age Discrimination
Student Loan Borrowers Would Get Bankruptcy Relief Under New Bill
Four NYC Department of Education Execs to Sue Over ‘White Discrimination’
Tennessee House Speaker Embroiled in Texting Scandal Resigns After No Confidence Vote
Rochelle Bilal Will Likely Become First Black Female Sheriff in Philadelphia
California Could Criminalize Fatal Police Shootings Under New Law
Whitney Houston’s Estate Plans New Album Release and Hologram Tour
Senator Kamala Harris Confronts the Wage Gap in Latest Policy Proposal
Filipino and American Activists Combat the Duterte Regime
Unita Blackwell’s Legacy of Educational Activism Lives On
White Feminists Have Been Poor Allies in the Struggle for Racial Justice
Oprah Donates $500,000 to New Jersey High School
Wills Discovered in Aretha Franklin’s Home Reignite Estate Battle
7 Earn College Degrees at Illinois Prison’s First Graduation Ceremony
New Report Finds Black Girls Viewed As Less Innocent than White Peers
Trayvon Martin’s Mother Runs for Political Office in Florida
Tennessee District Attorney Refuses to Resign Following Anti-Muslim Comments
Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan Would End Racial Discrimination and Charter Schools
Ebola Returns to Central Africa With A Vengeance
Arizona Commission To Conduct Study on Missing Indigenous Women
Lawmakers Renew Push to Place Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill
Billionaire Robert Smith Pledges to Pay Off Morehouse Grads’ Student Loan Debt
San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Tech Amid Concerns of Racial Bias
Activists Confront The Painful History of Lynching
Black Transgender Woman Attacked in Texas Found Dead
SAT Adds ‘Adversity Score’ To Rate Student Hardships
Revisiting Racism on Campus in John Singleton’s ‘Higher Learning’
Study Reveals Undocumented Immigrants Do Not Increase Crime in the US
Black Women Take Their Rightful Place in the Halls of Congress
Childbirth is Extremely Deadly For Black Women
Muslim Woman Says Georgia Corrections Department Prohibited Her From Wearing Hijab
Race, Faith, and Politics in the Southern Baptist Convention
Black Patients Disproportionately Impacted by Johns Hopkins’ Medical Debt Lawsuits
Westboro Baptist Church Plans Protests at Three HBCU Graduations
California Students Receive ‘Severe Consequences’ for Racist Promposal
Judge Orders Spanish-Language Ballots in Florida in 2020
New Report Reveals Racial Disparities in Police Arrests in DC
50 Years of Black Loyalty to Democrats Hasn’t Fixed Racial Disparities
Black Woman Killed by Texas Police Officer During Altercation
Officer Pleads Guilty to Siccing Dog on Unarmed Black Man
Cory Booker Re-Introduces Bill to Counter ICE’s Coordination with Local Police
Missouri Police Investigating Video of Student Threatening Black Classmates With Lynching
The Fight for Educational Equity 65 Years After ‘Brown v. Board of Education’
New Report Shows Rising Segregation in Schools
Minnesota Teacher Suspended After Using Racial Slur
Let’s Talk About Race at The Library
The Racial Disparities in ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws
Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Unveils ‘People First Education Plan’
Former DNC Finance Chair Henry Muñoz III to Focus on Latinx Voter Turnout in 2020
Bill Calls for Resources to Support Gun Violence Victims
Black Mama’s Bail Out Initiative Freed 100 Black Women on Mother’s Day
Protesters Block Highway As Disciplinary Trial Begins for Eric Garner’s Death
#ChristopherDeAndreMitchell: When Will Enough Be Enough?
Philadelphia Grandmother is Cheyney University’s Valedictorian
Balenciaga Scholarship Gives Two Students of Color Tuition to Pratt Institute
Largest Class of Black Women Will Graduate from West Point
NY Legislators Oppose Plan to End Housing Aid for Undocumented Immigrants
Maryland Authorities Investigate Officer Who Used Racial Slur During Questioning
Developing The Green New Deal For Black and Brown People
Ninth Person Dies in Cuyahoga County Jail Since 2018
Principal and Staff Photographed Holding Noose Are Placed on Administrative Leave
Diabetes Drugs Linked to Rare Genital Infection
Restoring the American Dream: An Interview with Presidential Candidate Wayne Messam
Black Florida Man Racially Profiled While Using Starbucks Restroom
Author’s Book Deal in Jeopardy After Reporting Black Metro Worker For Eating on Train
Hassan Bennett, Representing Himself, Acquitted of Murder After 13 Years in Prison
Bernie Sanders, AOC Team Up to Cap Credit Card Interest Rate at 15 Percent
New Bill Would Create Educational Opportunities For Students With Criminal Records
BBC Radio Host Apologizes For Racist Tweet About Royal Newborn
The Black Market for Black People’s Phone Data
Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis Fought for Black America
The Racial Implications of the Uber-Lyft Strike
Whiteness and Power in ‘Game of Thrones’ (Spoilers)
The PTSD of Gun Violence in Black America
Dave Chappelle to Receive Mark Twain Award for Humor
Dismantling The Roots of White Supremacy’s Theology
Violent Arrest of Black Man in Missouri Goes Viral
Ayanna Pressley and Cory Booker Introduce Bill to Decrease Maternal Mortality
Bob Marley’s Musical Genius and the Sounds of Jamaica
Afro Colombian Activist Francia Márquez Mina Survives Attack
Mother Files Discrimination Lawsuit After Bus Driver Trapped Son in Vehicle Door
Johns Hopkins University Arrested Students After Month-long On-Campus Protests
Brooklyn’s Weeksville Heritage Center Raises Funds to Preserve Black History
BLM Ithaca Challenges Police Brutality Following Arrests
‘Baby Bonds’ Could Remedy the Racial Wealth Gap
Lessons from the Past: Black Activism in the Revolutionary Era
Sandra Bland’s Family Demands Renewed Investigation After New Video Emerges
Kamala Harris Pushes Bill to Create More STEM Jobs for People of Color
Georgia Mayor Accused of Saying City Is ‘Not Ready’ for Black Leadership
Arizona High School Students Walk Out to Protest Detention of Undocumented Classmate
Walgreens Security Guard Targeted Victim for Being Black and Gay, Lawsuit Claims
Black Marine Vet Michael Owens Launches Bid For Georgia Congressional Seat
ICE Program Allows Local Authorities to Arrest Immigrants
John Singleton’s Legacy of Honesty
What the Louisiana Church Burnings Reveal about Race in America
Tennessee House Speaker Under Pressure to Resign Amid Drug and Sexting Scandal
Oglala Sioux Nation to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem: ‘You’re Not Welcome’
Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike for Better Pay and Benefits
Presidential Candidate Cory Booker Advocates for National Gun Licensing Program
Ohio Teen Banned from Prom After Racist Promposal Sign Goes Viral
A Eulogy For The Man Who Shot Nipsey Hussle
NYC Is First Major City to Allow Incarcerated People to Make Free Phone Calls
Black North Carolina Attorney Crowned Miss USA 2019
Mother Mourns Son Shot to Death by White Neighbor
Ethels Club, A Social Workspace For People of Color, Opens This Summer
The Future of HBCUs Will Be Determined By The Place of Black Women
Black High School Grad Sues School District For Denying Salutatorian Honor
Houston Senior Becomes First Black Valedictorian in School’s 119-Year History
Lawmakers Renew Efforts to Open ‘The National Museum of the American Latino’
Regina King Lands Production Deal with Netflix
Migrant Teen from Guatemala Dies In US Custody after Brain Surgery
Newly Released Information in Oscar Grant Case Reveals Officer Lied to Investigators
Henry Louis Gates Jr. Seeks to Reconcile History and Truth in ‘Reconstruction’
Melissa Harris-Perry’s Anna Julia Cooper Center Closes Its Doors
Facebook Bans White Supremacists, Anti-Semites, and Far Right Activists
HBCUs Remain Producers of Black Excellence Across Disciplines
Chicago Furniture Bank Helps Homeless Furnish Their First Homes
New Bill Proposes Bond Hearings for Asylum Seekers Before Detention
Navigating Life As A Black American Abroad
Florida Bill Would Block Funding to Arm Teachers
People Of Color: The ‘Shadow Workforce’ Behind Big Tech
San Diego Prosecutors Want to Solidify Plea Deals, Even If Laws Change
Mexican Workers Gain Right to Unionize, Negotiate Pay
Philando Castile’s Mother Donates $8,000 to Settle Lunch Debt
‘One Vibe Africa’ Empowers Kenyan Youth Through Music and Arts
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Resigns Amid Children’s Book Investigation
Two Swarthmore College Fraternities Disband After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
University of Cambridge Will Examine Its Relationship to Slavery
Anti-Semitism In US Reaches Historic Levels
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Investigates Racist Photos on Social Media
Black Scientist Encounters Racist Effigy of Lynched Black Man While Traveling for PBS Special
Black Women Leaders Organized Rally in Support of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar
Pets Have Become an Extension of White Privilege
Illinois High School Students Walk Out Over Blackface Photos, Videos
Strip Search at New York Middle School Triggers Lawsuit
Activists Demand Changes to Pennsylvania’s Use of Force Law After Antwon Rose’s Death
New Bill Promotes Renewable Energy in Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands
Congressman Wants Legal Protection For Higher Education Institutions Studying Cannabis
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue To Feature First Hijab-Wearing Model
Marvel Plays to White Universe in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ (Spoilers)
Gloria Bromell Tinubu Challenges Lindsey Graham for South Carolina Senate Seat
Relief Organizations Struggle to Deliver Aid to Cyclone-Battered Mozambique
Stacey Abrams Won’t Seek Senate Seat, Doesn’t Rule Out Presidential Run
Maine To Ban Indigenous Names, Imagery for Public School Mascots
First African American Woman Graduates from US Army Ranger School
The Only Bookstore in The Bronx Fosters Community Reading
The University of Cincinnati’s Law School Appoints First Black Dean
Snapchat Appoints First Black C-Suite Executive
Maxine Waters Blasts Judge Who Released White Supremacist Coast Guard Officer
Opioid Prescribing Doctors Are Drug Dealers in White Coats
Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Outlines People First Immigration Policy
Puerto Rican Children Show Signs of PTSD After Hurricane Maria
Congressional Black Caucus Launches Task Force on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health
New York Attorney General Launches Investigation Into NRA’s Tax-Exempt Status
The South’s Marijuana ‘Green Rush’ Failing People of Color
Morgan State Music Major Shot Dead in Baltimore
Teen Girl Dies After Fight Outside of Texas Middle School
Florida Bill Will Force Formerly Incarcerated People to Pay Criminal Fines Before Voting
Los Angeles Boulevard Named in Honor of Barack Obama
California Police Department Calls Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib ‘Un-American’ on Twitter
Nipsey Hussle’s Community Devotion Defied Expectations
School Administrator on Leave After Using Permanent Marker to Fill in Black Student’s Haircut
Virginia Juvenile Detention Educator Named National Teacher of the Year
Criminal Risk Assessment Algorithms Are as Biased as Their Creators
Nearly 100K Undocumented Students Graduate from US High Schools
People of Color in the US Should Brace for the Next Recession
Advocates and Family Demand Answers After NYPD Shoots Black Queer Man
Judge Charged with Helping Undocumented Immigrant Evade ICE Officer
Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Permit Marijuana Use in Public Housing
The Legacy of Ida B. Wells and the Struggle for Racial Justice at ‘Ole Miss’
Border Patrol Agents Find Child, Alone With Name Written on His Shoes
Celebrating the Legacy of Black Poet Joanne V. Gabbin
‘Investment Guru’ Mellody Hobson Seeks Johnson Publishing Company’s Historic Photo Archive
Elizabeth Warren Proposes Reward for Hospitals that Improve Maternal Health of Black Women
Hispanic Population Largest Among Growing Florida Electorate
Baltimore More than 10 Years After ‘The Wire’
California Bill Bans Discrimination Against Natural Hairstyles
Serena Williams’ Venture Capital Firm Invests in Women and People of Color
Joe Biden Announces Bid for the Democratic Nomination
Houston High School Issues Offensive Dress Code for Parents
Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings Sued by Trump
Black Transgender Woman Announces Presidential Bid
#MeToo Founder Cuts Visit to Florida A&M University Short After Confrontation
New Report Proposes Bold Solutions for Fighting Wealth Disparity
Alabama Officer Suspended For Homophobic Comments About Teen Who Died By Suicide
Former Executive Calls Out CBS for their ‘White Problem’
NFL Players Visit US-Mexico Border to Learn About Migrant Crisis
Judge Rules US Government Can Be Sued for Flint Water Crisis
Immigrants Working in the Marijuana Industry May Not Be Able to Attain US Citizenship
Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Education Plan Will Help Fund HBCUs
Texas Couple Sentenced to 7 Years For Enslaving Guinean Girl
Presidential Hopeful Kamala Harris Promises Swift Action on Gun Control
Discrimination Is In The Air — Literally
Michigan Could Penalize Racists Who Make False 911 Calls on People of Color
The Fight to End State Violence Against Black People in Brazil
University of Virginia Senior Creates Database of Latinx Student Groups
Officer Placed on Leave After Slamming, Punching Black Teen’s Head in Violent Video
Howard University to Local Residents: Keep Your Pets Off Our Campus
New Study Argues that LSAT Limits Black Student Enrollment in Law School
Yale University Police Officer Shoots Unarmed Black Woman in the Face
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Allows White Supremacist to Teach Classes
Tennessee Bill Targets Voter Registration Advocacy Groups
Resisting the Policing of our Pain
Ancestry.com Apologizes for Ad Romanticizing Slavery
Airport Body Scanners May be to Blame for Discrimination Against Black Women
Mumia Abu-Jamal Can Appeal Murder Charge, Philly Judge Says
Senator Cory Booker Calls for a ‘New Voting Rights Act’
Trump Admin Wants to Eliminate Housing Assistance for Undocumented Immigrants
New York Bans ICE from Making Arrests in Court
The Daily Chemical Warfare on Black Women’s Bodies
Decades of Police Misconduct Files Destroyed in California
Black Wages Lag Despite US Economic Growth
Poll Shows Women of Color Will Hold Elected Officials Accountable
Vanderbilt University’s Library Defaced With Anti-Semitic Slurs
Racist Rant at Texas AT&T Store Lands White Man in Jail
White Supremacist Sentenced to Life in Racially Motivated Road Rage Case
Black Couple Sues Colorado Police for Illegal Search
Developing Innovative Education for Students of Color
Hundreds of Migrants Detained in Tents in Texas
Missy Elliott Hints at Release of First Album in Over a Decade
Twenty Five Years after the Rwandan Genocide
North Dakota Tribal Leaders Demand Voting Rights
Frederick Douglass’ Spirit Lives on in Gentrifying DC Neighborhood
Legislators Call for End of Juvenile ‘Debtor’s Prisons’
ICE Deports Husband of Fallen Soldier, Then Reverses Decision
Beyoncé’s Reign as Queen Continues With Surprise Live Coachella Album
Black Chess Players Make Moves To Improve The Game
White Supremacist Sentenced to 10 Years After Attempting to Hire Hitman to Kill Black Neighbor
Wealthy San Francisco Residents Fight Against Homeless Shelter
Oprah Considers Opening an All-Girls School in the US
California School District Votes to Eliminate ‘Dixie’ From Its Name
Aretha Franklin Wins Posthumous 2019 Pulitzer Prize
Police Investigate Attack of Transgender Woman in Dallas
Cuban Reggaeton and the Marginalization of Black Music
Facebook’s Board of Directors Diversifies with Appointment of Peggy Alford
Algorithmic Accountability Act Will Force Companies to Check for Coded Bias
Judge Reopens Deportation Case Against 11-Year-Old Girl
Lawmakers Endorse Pell Grant Eligibility for the Incarcerated
Georgia’s Ethics Czar Threatens to Subpoena Stacey Abrams’ Campaign Records
Democrats Rally Around Congresswoman Omar after Right Wing Attacks
Barnard College Apologizes to Student Who was Racially Profiled at University Library
High School Prevents Senior from Wearing Native American Regalia During Graduation
10-Year-Old Boy Handcuffed By DC Police ‘Totally Innocent’ of Armed Robbery
Nipsey Hussle and the Creative Genius of Black Youth
ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Detroit’s Cash Bail System
Howard University Student Discovers Dietary History of New York’s Enslaved Africans
Congresswoman Advocates Ban on Immigration Agencies Contracting with Private Prisons
Chicago Files Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett for Investigation Costs
Member of Navajo Nation Announces Congressional Bid
Official Blasts NYC Housing Authority For Evicting Elderly Amputee
Georgetown University Students Vote to Establish Reparations Fund
Republicans Plan to Purge Voters in Arizona
New Bill Would Improve Access to Crucial Documents for the Formerly Incarcerated
Morehouse College Will Admit Transgender Men in 2020
Immigration Proposal Increases Wait Time For Asylum Seekers’ Work Permits
Formerly Incarcerated Students Advocate For Reduced Suspensions and Expulsions
Democratic Congresswomen Introduce Legislation to Prevent Workplace Harassment
Police Arrest White Woman Who Defaced Oklahoma City With Racist Messages
New Veterans’ Bills Prohibit Deportation and Improve Health Care
Making Black Lives Matter in America’s History Curriculum
Texas Tech Medical School Will No Longer Consider Race In Admissions
Democrats Move to End the Detention of Pregnant Migrant Women
NYC Teachers Federation Candidate Emphasizes Social Justice in Public Education
Women’s Retirement Protection Act Closes the Gap for Retirees
Oregon Senate Passes Bill Favoring Popular Vote
LA’s Last Black Enclave Under Threat of Gentrification
A Palm Sunday Reflection on America’s Addiction to White Supremacy
Twitter Praises Maxine Waters’ Handling of Mnuchin Hearing
Suspect Arrested in Arsons at Historic Black Churches in Louisiana
Eighth East LA Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Firebombing Black Homes
Senate Bill Would Make College Textbooks More Affordable
Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Depicts Black Double Consciousness (Spoilers)
Trump Administration Says It Will Take Years To Reunite Separated Families
Viral Photo Shows Role of Women in Sudan Protests
Trump Administration Reverses Major League Baseball’s Deal With Cuba
Native Americans Fight Trump’s Push For Pipelines Amid Crippling Floods
Iconic Johnson Publishing Company Files for Bankruptcy
Woman Threatens to Call ICE on Latina Food Vendor in Texas
Airbnb Bans Users Heading to White Nationalist Conference in Tennessee
Oprah Winfrey Donates $2 Million to Puerto Rico Relief Efforts
High School Students Launch Petition to Use the N-Word
Cory Booker Introduces Reparations Commission Bill
Congresswomen Launch Black Maternal Health Caucus
At Risk Communities Could Receive Funding Lifeline
#DontMuteDC Supports Go-Go Music Despite Neighborhood Complaints
Pew Survey Shows Race Relations Worse Under Trump
New Bill Aims to Stop Sexual Harassment in STEM
Brazilian Soldiers Shoot Black Musician 80 Times
Latino DREAMer Pays for College by Selling Tacos in California
Presidential Hopeful Pete Buttigieg Outlines His Agenda for Black Americans
Haitians Denounce Dominican Republic’s Birthright Citizenship Laws
Washington State Secretly Bans Books Donated to Prisoners
NYPD Claims Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Did Not Use Chokehold
Hispanic Caucus Demands Reduction in Immigration Case Backlog
Campaign Demands Removal of Racist Mural in France
Officer Reprimanded After Making Inappropriate Comments To Black Girls
10-Year-Old Girl Killed in Likely Road Rage Incident
ICE Agents Arrest More Than 280 Employees at Texas Company
Baltimore City Council Urges Mayor to Resign  
University Women’s Basketball Coach Face Allegations of Racism
Trump Attacks Ilhan Omar After Supporter Arrested For Death Threat
American University Students Condemn Use of N-Word
Bernie Sanders Supports Voting Rights for Incarcerated People
Motel 6 to Pay $12 Million After Sharing Guest Info with ICE
Zimbabweans Upset After Judges Spend $150K on Wigs
Feds Investigate Suspicious Fires at Historic Black Churches in Louisiana
Alabama Prison Conditions Are Unconstitutional, Justice Department Finds
For Black Students in Higher Education, Victory is in the Struggle
Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Reflects the Struggle for Black Liberation (Spoilers)
Navigating Blackness in a White World
Black Humanism In the Hood
New York Law Seeks to Abolish Cash Bail
Archivists Rush to Digitize Sierra Leone’s Slavery Records
Chicago Elects First Black Woman and Openly Gay Mayor
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and the 1964 Harlem Uprising
Inhumane Migrant Holding Pen Closed After Complaints from Civil Rights Groups
Dallas Drops Felony Charge Against Black Woman Attacked By White Man
Houston Prosecutors Drop Assault Charges Against NFL Player Michael Bennett
‘Second Step Act’ Aims to Help Formerly Incarcerated Secure Employment
New Bill to Protect DREAMers’ Private Data
Baltimore Mayor Takes ‘Indefinite Leave of Absence’ After Children’s Book Scandal
Malcolm X’s Message for Today’s Activists
White Power Symbol Found Near Fire at Historic Civil Rights Institution
Continuing Martin Luther King’s Struggle for Justice
Second Woman Says Joe Biden Touched Her Inappropriately
Meet Wayne Messam, America’s Newest Presidential Candidate
Black Attorney Detained By Sheriff Who Didn’t Believe He Was A Lawyer
Lorraine Hansberry and the Pursuit of Black Liberation
Arizona Volunteers Create Underground Network to Help Migrants
Politics and the 2020 Elections: An Interview with Congressman Ro Khanna
Two Black Men in Florida Freed After 42 Years in Jail
Unpaid Interns Negatively Impact Diversity in Congress
Bill Aims to Ease Economic Disparities for Native Americans
Rapper, Community Advocate Nipsey Hussle Shot Dead in LA
HUD Charges Facebook with Housing Discrimination
Seeking Justice for the Death of Latasha Walton
Food Stamp Fraud Is a Crime, But Not in the Way You Might Think
Donald Trump and the Rise of Global White Supremacy
Facebook and Instagram Ban White Supremacist Content
Joe Biden Accused of Inappropriate Behavior by Former Assemblywoman
Black Lives Matter Claims Victory, But No Justice in LAPD Murder of Grechario Mack
A History of Black Women’s Charitable Work in Baltimore
Maurice Bishop and the Legacy of the Grenadian Revolution
Poetry Performs as an Act of Civil Rights
Dominican Republic’s Education Employee Fired After Launching Natural Hair Campaign
Black Women Who Made Medical History
New York’s Loft Law Protects People of Color from Further Gentrification
Government Awards Grants To Native American Victims of Violence
Black Journalists Demand Diversity in CNN Leadership
W.E.B Du Bois and the Lingering Effects of Slavery
The Fight Continues After ICE Releases Flight Attendant with DACA
Celebrating Paul Robeson’s Legacy of Art and Activism
Joe Biden Regrets the Handling of Anita Hill’s Hearings
Lead Poisoning: Biological Warfare and Environmental Racism
Cuban Immigrants Are Seeking Asylum at the US-Mexico Border
Mixed Race Identity in the US and Cuba
Blackface Beyond Black and White
A History of Black Women’s Radical Politics in Chicago
Outrage in Pittsburgh Following Officer Acquittal in Antwon Rose II Murder
Criminal Charges Dropped Against ‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett, Angering Authorities
Where are the Latinos on TV?
Supreme Court Debates Racial Discrimination in Mississippi Death Row Case
Crowdfunding Campaign Houses 8-Year-Old Chess Champion Refugee
Body of Activist Amber Evans Recovered from Ohio’s Scioto River
Do Reparations for Black People Make Sense?
Trump Administration Facing Backlash for Obstructing Asylum Seekers
‘Green Book’ Distorts Jim Crow Above the Mason Dixon Line
Florida’s Ex-Felons Must Pay Court Fees Before Voting
Lerone Bennett’s Lessons For Today’s Black Intellectuals
Trump Administration Allegedly Houses Immigrant Children in Clandestine Shelters
Colorado and Delaware Join States Favoring Electoral College Reforms
Mayor Ras Baraka Favors Universal Income for Newark Residents
Harvard Lawsuit Is ‘Precedent-Setting’ Case on History of Enslavement
New York May Put Legal Cannabis on the Back Burner
Thou Shalt Not Judge: Donald Trump’s Judicial Legacy
How The Incredible Black Superman Represents Us
House Introduces Equality Act for LGBTQ Rights
Elizabeth Warren Wants To Abolish The Electoral College
How Two Black Pageant Queens Exposed the World’s Beauty Biases
Harvard Sued for Profiting from Photos of Enslaved People
New Jersey Teen Gets Accepted to 17 Colleges, Overcoming Homelessness
No Jail Time for Statue of Liberty Climber Patricia Okoumou
Pittsburgh Synagogue Raises Funds for New Zealand Victims
Suffragists Paved the Way for the First Black Female Mayor of Chicago
Mysterious Deaths of Ferguson Protesters Worry Activists
Washington State Governor Enacts Native American Voting Rights Act
Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Rebuke GOP’s Vision for the Future
“No-Knock Warrants” and the Destruction of Civil Liberties
Georgia Rep’s ‘Testicular Bill of Rights’ Challenges Restrictive Abortion Law
Central America Needs a ‘Marshall Plan,’ Julián Castro Says
Ending Police Violence By Changing the System
Trump Silent on White Supremacists in Breitbart Interview
A “Brownface” Incident Exposes Racism in Mexico
Australian Senator Blames Muslim Immigrants for New Zealand Mosque Attack 
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants To ‘Push Forward With Reparations’
Kamala Harris Introduces Bill to Provide Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Public Housing
California Governor Halts Death Penalty
Congresswoman Backs New Bill that Seeks Reparations for Slavery
Oakland Plants Seeds for Community Ownership in Cannabis Industry
White Educator Removed from Teaching Black History Course
Black Employees Accuse UPS of Racism at Work
Winston-Salem Continues Nationwide Trend of Removing Confederate Monuments
Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith Cultivates Community
Meghan Markle and Britain’s Obsession With Race
Trump’s New Budget Guts Social Welfare Programs
Child Separations Continue as Pentagon Seeks Housing
‘Conservative Yelp’ Provides Safe Haven for Trump Supporters
9-year-old launches scholarship fund for women in STEM
Legal Rights for Sex Workers Liberate People of Color
American Higher Education Rattled By Admissions Scandal
Venezuelan Intelligence Services Detain Influential Journalist
Racists Do Not Deserve Forgiveness
‘Gardening While Black’ Lawsuit Reflects History of Food Justice Activism
James Baldwin’s Racial Critique Has Contemporary Relevance
US and Mexico Track Journalists and Immigration Advocates through Secret Database
Racism on the Rise in the Nation’s Schools
House Approves Resolution to Condemn Hate in the Wake of Ilhan Omar’s Comments
The Dream Defenders: Transforming to Serve
Haiti’s Continued Struggle for Human Rights
Profiled At Home: Colorado Officer Harasses Black Homeowner
Down to the Roots: The Radical Politics of Reggae
Reparations on the Agenda for Presidential Hopefuls
Brazil’s Right-Wing President Faces Backlash After Explicit Tweets
Trump Appeals to Base by Celebrating the Nation’s Racist Past
Bernie Sanders: Define ‘Empowerment’ Before Reparations
San Francisco Uses Tech To Expunge Thousands of Unfair Marijuana Convictions
21 Savage’s Citizenship Saga and Becoming American
Race and Representation in the Craft Community
Anti-Semitism Resolution Reveals Deep Divide on Israel
Black Men Targeted in Civil Forfeiture Get Relief from State Legislature
Donald Trump is a Symptom of a Pre-existing Condition
No Charges for Police in Stephon Clark Murder
Twitter Trolls Trump’s Promise of ‘Unwavering Support’ for Tornado Victims
Prince of Soul Marvin Gaye Makes His Stamp on History
Making American Democracy a Triumph of Equality
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Provide Hope for the Future
Black Farmers Are America’s Future
Understanding Marco Rubio’s Ominous Tweets About Cuba and Venezuela
Frederick Douglass’s Radical Abolitionism for Our Times
Race and Historical Amnesia in ‘Green Book’
The FBI’s War Against Black Radicals
A New Generation of Soul: Durand Jones and The Indications
Masking Whiteness through Anti-Identity Politics
Disability and Self-Determination in Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’
How W.E.B. Du Bois Resisted Government Repression
Bennett College Stands Resilient in the Face of Accreditation Loss
Venezuela: Another US-sponsored coup in Latin America
Houston Rapper Releases Four Albums in One Day
The Politics of Contemporary Black Liberation
‘Green Book’ Appeases White Anxieties about Black Excellence
Spike Lee Wins First Oscar for ‘BlacKkKlansman’
Challenging Lethal Policing in California
Prison Book Censorship Bars Liberation
R. Kelly Faces 10 Counts of Sexual Abuse
SCOTUS Decision Boosts Criminal Justice Reform
Boston White Supremacists Signal National Trend
White Professor Targets Black Girls Code
The Shared Histories of Black and Native Americans
Houston Teen Ignites Push for Gun Violence Prevention
When Racism and Fashion Collide
Governor Ralph Northam Can’t Erase Slavery
Black Hair Triumphs in NYC Hair Discrimination Ban
Blackface: White Racist Fantasy
Jussie Smollett Can’t Destroy Black History Month
The Mysterious Prison Death of Anthony Myrie
Black History Month in Donald Trump’s America
Immunity for Police Means Despair for Korryn Gaines’ Family
Standing on Principle: Colin Kaepernick’s NFL Settlement
Black and Brown Women Save The World
Sixth Grader stands up by sitting down for Pledge of Allegiance
W.E.B. Du Bois and Liberation Journalism
The North Star: A Tool for Liberation
Ida B. Wells Drive: More Than a Street
The Legacy of Frederick Douglass and The North Star
Confronting Racism at a Long Island Middle School
Welcome to the North Star!
Veterans Affairs’ Childcare Amendment Targets Employees With Drug Convictions
Black Women and A Legacy of Direct Action
Black Men and the Politics of Hair
Nooses Are Not ‘Back to school necklaces’
Before Kaepernick Took a Knee: Ferguson’s NFL Protests
The North Star’s Resistance to White Supremacy
Medicare for All: A Cure for Healthcare Injustice
The Myth of a Colorblind King
A Shared Legacy: Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X
Treat Black Girls and Women with Dignity and Respect
How We Lost Affirmative Action