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Report Reveals Officer Cover Up In Laquan McDonald Shooting
Simone Biles wins her 25th world championship medal
Queen Latifah and six others awarded Harvard’s W.E.B Du Bois Medal
Fort Worth Police Fatally Shot Black Woman in Her Home During ‘Welfare Check’
Cory Booker Unveils Student-Athlete Compensation Plan
Breaking Down Barriers and Diversifying Schools in Britain
The Rise of “White Power”: An Interview with Historian Kathleen Belew
Former Mercedes Worker Files Suit Against Dealership for Discrimination
Two Black Girls Confront Justin Trudeau About Brownface Photos
Rihanna Turned Down 2019 Halftime Show to Support Colin Kaepernick
Black Housing in Chicago and the Racial Wealth Gap
Jessica Nabongo Becomes First Black Woman to Visit Every Country In The World
Gucci Launches Scholarship Program to Promote Diversity
Oprah donates $13 million to Morehouse College
Montgomery Elects Its First Black Mayor
Bank of America Repays $4.2 Million in Discrimination Suit
Tyler Perry Celebrates Grand Opening of Atlanta Movie Studio
Chicago PD Refuses to Release Wrongful Raid Footage
Simone Biles Showcases New Skills at World Championships
Real Estate Investors Exploit Communities of Color Through Tax Loophole
21-Year-Old Served 10 Days in Jail For Missing Jury Duty
Witness in Amber Guyger Trial Fatally Shot
Tyler Perry Honored With Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Cynthia Erivo to Portray Aretha Franklin in First-Ever Authorized Series
UN Says Haiti’s Unrest Disrupts Hospitals, Orphanages, and Schools
Baltimore Mayor Awards $3.3 Million in Grants for Neighborhood Revitalization
Illinois Auto Shop Fires Employees for Racist Snapchat Videos
Writing for a Global Audience: An Interview with Poet Ishmael Reed
Apple CEO Tim Cook Voices Support for Company’s 400 DACA Employees
Tennessee Prison Guard Admits to Covering Camera During Assault
New Study Reveals the Impact of Racism on HBCU Finances
Black Students Excluded From Homecoming Video at UW-Madison
Jordan Peele Lands Major Deal with Universal Pictures
Senator Kamala Harris No Longer Leads in California Polls
Federal Judge Rules Harvard Admissions Do Not Discriminate Against Asian Americans
Police Investigating Racist Graffiti and Vandalism at Mississippi Restaurant
Former Dallas Police Office Amber Guyger Sentenced to 10 Years
Hollywood Costume Designer Fired After Racist Rant at CVS
Charlottesville Newspaper Sued After Reporting on Local Family’s Ties to Slavery
Harvard Faculty Member Finds a Hateful Note on Office Door
Maryland School District Fights for Diversity and Inclusion
Cardi B Reveals Photographer Sexually Assaulted Her During Photo Shoot
Protestors in Haiti Demand President’s Resignation as Violence Escalates
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Rallies With Immigrant Rights Groups Against Recent ICE Raids 
Gabrielle Union Bringing “Black Girl Magic” to NBC
Virginia Student Admits She Lied About Classmates Cutting Off Her Locs
Cory Booker Meets Fundraising Goal To Continue 2020 Presidential Bid
Cost of Employer-Provided Healthcare Passes $20K Per Year
Florida City Commissioner Confronts Deputy During Awards Ceremony
Wake Forest University Increases Security After Racist Emails
University of Oklahoma President Responds to Another Blackface Investigation
Tennessee Nonprofit Hospital System Cancels Debt for 7,000 Patients
Pennsylvania Woman Wrongfully Arrested in Case of Mistaken Identity
NYC Public Advocate Proposes Mental Health Crisis Plan
New Jersey Teacher Under Review For Racist Facebook Comment about Missing Girl
Feds Will Not Pursue Charges Against Officers in Stephon Clark Case
Justice Department Announces Emmett Till’s Case Remains Open
Oregon Lawmaker Claims Daughter was Racially Profiled in Mall Parking Lot
Indianapolis Cop Charged with Punching Teen in the Face
Student Charged With Hate Crime After Beating Up 10-Year-Old Black Girl
School District Investigates After Black Mannequin Dragged by Rope at Football Game
Protests Erupt in Rio de Janeiro Over Police Shooting of 8-Year-Old Girl
California Health Officials Warn Against Vaping After Recent Deaths
Jharrel Jerome Becomes the First Afro-Latino to Win Acting Emmy
Motown Founder Berry Gordy Jr. Announces Retirement
NYC Residents Protest City’s Plan to Level East River Park
NY Teacher Encourages Students to Caption Photos of Enslaved People with “Something Funny”
Billionaire Pays $34 Million to Settle Morehouse Student Loan Debt
FBI Arrests Army Soldier Who Discussed Plans to Bomb a Major News Network
Brazilian Activist Addresses Educational Inequality through ‘Tinder of Books’ Campaign
Two Black Women Violently Assaulted at Pittsburgh Gas Station
Former Dallas Police Officer Who Killed Botham Jean in His Apartment Faces Trial
Congresswoman Proposes Act to Close the Pay Gap for Native American Women
Florida Officer Fired After Arresting Two Six-Year-Old Children
FBI Investigating Arson at Three El Paso Churches Serving Hispanics
“There Are Black People in the Future”: An Interview with Artist Alisha B. Wormsley
Trial Begins for NJ Police Chief Accused of Hate Crimes
Georgia Substitute Teacher Fired After Calling Black Students “Devils”
The Challenges Facing Charter Schools in the Deep South
H&M Responds to Controversy Over Ad Of Black Girl With ‘Undone’ Hair
Billy Porter Makes History with Emmy Win
Two White University of Arizona Students Arrested After Attacking Black Classmate
White Supremacy is Being Weaponized And Spread Abroad, New ADL Report Says
Martin Luther King III Says Kaepernick Would Be Signed “Overnight” If Fans Boycotted NFL
Philadelphia PD Investigating White Officer For Allegedly Detaining Black Teen
Woman Who Paid R Kelly’s Bail Wants Her Money Back
Beto O’Rourke Releases Marijuana Legalization Plan
NY Judge Resigns After Allegedly Captioning an Image of a Noose with ‘MAGA’
Encouraging Safety and Responsibility for Baltimore’s Squeegee Kids
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio drops out of 2020 presidential race
Referee Who Made Wrestler Cut Locs Banned for Two Years
NC Sheriff Accused of Helping Plan the Murder of Deputy
South African President Apologizes to Nigeria After Anti-Immigrant Violence
Four Afro-Dominican Models Grace the September Cover of ‘Vogue Mexico’
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Apologizes for Wearing Brownface and Blackface
A New Monument in Tennessee Highlights Black Women in the Suffrage Movement
Issa Rae Developing Remake of ‘Set It Off’ Movie
Police Called on Georgia Doctor Attempting to Open Bank Account
The Revolutionary Potential of Minority-Owned Media
Ava DuVernay’s ‘When They See Us’ Wins Emmy for Casting
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Sell T-Shirts to Raise Money for LGBTQ Nonprofit
NFL Star Antonio Brown Faces Allegations of Sexual Misconduct
College Students Pledge to Forgo Jobs at Tech Company Working with ICE
Joe Biden Admits White People Can’t “Fully Understand” Racism
Volunteer Helicopter Team Discovers Stranded Villagers in the Bahamas
Angelica Ross to Host Presidential Forum on LGBTQ Issues
Toronto Raptors Support Inclusion with Branded Hijabs
Virginia Marriage License Applicants No Longer Have to Disclose Race
Texas School Official Allegedly Said Young Boy Must Cut His Hair or Identify as a Girl
Somalian Woman Makes Her Mark in the Camel Trade
Black Panther’s Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira Bring ‘Americanah’ to HBO Max
Judge Blocks Removal of Confederate Statue that Sparked Charlottesville Protest
UNC Elects First Native American Student Body President
St. Louis Mother Makes Free Meals for Dozens of Kids Daily
A New Commission Confronts the Nation’s Painful History of Lynching
Acting Philadelphia Police Commissioner Apologizes for Wearing Controversial LAPD T-Shirt
Viola Davis Named Brand Ambassador for L’Oréal Paris
Congressional Black Caucus Recognizes the 400th Anniversary of African Arrival in US
Colorado State University Will Not Punish Students Who Wore Blackface
Jury awards $11.4 million to Black couple in racial discrimination case
Harding University Students Receive Scholarship in Honor of Botham Jean
Palm Beach County Schools Enrolling Students Displaced by Hurricane Dorian
Kamala Harris Offers Comprehensive Criminal Justice Plan
Activists in Brazil Demand Justice for Marielle Franco
Falsely Convicted NY Man Exonerated After Prosecutors Drop 18-year-old Charge
Virginia Theological Seminary designates $1.7 million to pay reparations to descendants of slaves
Supreme Court To Hear Case on Racial Discrimination in Cable Television
Syracuse Names Scholarship for Kevin Richardson of the Central Park 5
Bernie Sanders’ Criminal Justice Plan Promises Radical Change to Prison Industrial Complex
Michael Jordan Pledges $1 Million to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian
Chicago Youth Organization Criticized for Photos of Founder Cutting Teen’s Locs
LSU Investigates Student’s Alleged Use of Racial Slurs at Football Game
Trump Demands “Proper Documentation” for Hurricane Dorian Evacuees
Spelman College Receives $2 Million Grant To Support Minority Women In STEM
Civil Rights Groups Sue Sacramento for Discrimination Against Black Disabled Students
Study Shows Rise in Southern Segregation Through Redrawn School Districts
Ending the War on Black Families
Three Couples Suing Virginia Over Race Questions on Marriage License
Tyler Perry Uses His Private Jet for Humanitarian Aid in the Bahamas
Two Men Accuse Airline Worker of Racial Profiling after Newark Airport Evacuated
Bee Love Slater Is 18th Trans Woman Killed in 2019
Heather Heyer’s Mother Files Wrongful Death Suit Against White Supremacist Who Killed Her Daughter
Faith Is at the Root of Black Struggle
Young Black Professional Alleges Housing Discrimination in Brooklyn
Papa John’s Founder Gives $1M to Historically Black College
Maryland Police Officer Charged with Sexual Assault
HBCU Offers Displaced University of Bahamas Students a Free Semester
‘Just Mercy’ Trailer Teases Powerful Performances from Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx
Ben and Jerry’s Introduces Flavor to Raise Money for Criminal Justice Reform
ACLU Distributes Mailer in South Carolina Questioning Biden’s Positions on Civil Rights
Illinois College Student Charged With Hate Crime For Placing Noose on Campus
Tracee Ellis Ross’s New Hair Care Line Celebrates Natural Hair
PayPal Suspends Account Utilized By The Ku Klux Klan
How to Assist the Bahamas Recover from Hurricane Dorian
Walmart Stops Selling Handgun Ammunition and Ends Open Carry at Stores
Vandals Deface Queens Beach Club with Racist and Anti-Semitic Graffiti
Knoxville Police Officer: I Was Shocked With a Taser and Choked Before I Shot a Man
‘Memphis’ Magazine Apologizes for Racist Caricature of Mayoral Candidate Tami Sawyer
Cory Booker unveils $3 trillion climate crisis plan
Mississippi Wedding Venue Refuses Interracial Couple Based on ‘Christian Belief’
Spike Lee Defends Nate Parker at Debut of Parker’s New Film
Surveillance Video Shows Woman Giving Birth in a Jail Cell With No Assistance
Over 100,00 New Yorkers Will Have their Marijuana Convictions Sealed
Rape and Murder of South African University Student Sparks Social Media Campaign
Environmental Racism in Colombia: An Interview with Activist Francia Márquez
Hurricane Dorian Devastates The Bahamas
Toni Morrison Gave Us a Blueprint for Fighting White Supremacy
Chicago’s New Gun Program Means Tougher Sentences for Armed Offenders
Employees of Color Say Old Navy Brought in White Staff for ‘Queer Eye’ Taping
Senator Kamala Harris Unveils Disability Plan Focusing on Accessibility
Some Children Born to US Troops Abroad No Longer Get Automatic Citizenship
Alabama Governor Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in College Skit
Suspect Could Face Hate Crime Charges for Racist Graffiti in North Texas
Trump Transfers FEMA Disaster Funds to Immigration Enforcement
Study Shows Black Students Less Likely to be Identified as Having Disabilities
University Apologizes for Ads Showing Black Student Wearing Crime-Scene Tape
Birmingham Mayor Pledges Free College Tuition at Alabama Schools
Arkansas Town Covers ‘K-K-K’ Facades on Three Historic Buildings
New Statue Honors African American Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson
Report Shows Latinx People Vastly Underrepresented in Hollywood
Joe Biden Says Racism In America is a White Man’s Problem
Mattel Releases Rosa Parks and Sally Ride Dolls
Alabama Republicans Call for Ilhan Omar’s Removal from Congress
Death Row Inmates Appeal to NC Supreme Court Over Racial Bias
Michigan City Council Candidate Ends Campaign After Racist Remarks
College Board to Drop SAT Adversity Score Following Criticism
Dave Chappelle’s Benefit Concert Honors Dayton Victims
Viola Davis Plays Michelle Obama in Showtime’s ‘First Ladies’ Anthology
Adut Akech Criticizes ‘Who’ for Confusing Her With Another Black Model
Bronx Drivers Suing NYPD for Bogus DWI Arrests
Sanctioning Torture Undermines Due Process in the United States
Black Man Detained For Three Months After Honey Was Mistaken for Meth
Tree Memorializing Victims of Arkansas’ Elaine Massacre Cut Down
Cherokee Nation Plans to Appoint Representative to US Congress
Remembering W.E.B. Du Bois’ Antiracist Activism
Office of African American Employee Vandalized at Department of Education
Black Homeowner Handcuffed and Detained by Police Following False Alarm 
Undocumented HS Graduates in Arizona Receive Tuition Reduction at State Universities
California Teen Sues After Video Shows Officer Punching Him
Lawsuit Claims US Citizen Illegally Held in Jail Because of His Latino Name and Skin Color
Black Man Sues Portland Club Over Claims of Racial Profiling
How Paule Marshall’s Writings Transformed Me
National Association of Hispanic Journalists Cuts Ties With Fox News
Athletes Receive 12 Months Probation After Protest at Pan American Games
WHO Announces Africa Likely Polio Free After Massive Effort in Nigeria
Officials Investigate Noose Incident at California Elementary School
‘IdaTrek’ Honors Ida B. Wells By Promoting Health, Community, and Heritage 
Chicago Housing Authority CEO Abruptly Resigns
Bayard Rustin: Prophet of Freedom, Justice, and Humanity
Phoenix Police Now Must Report When They Draw Their Service Weapon
MTV is Bringing a Museum of Missy Elliot to NYC
Police Search for Gunman After Shooting Near Clark Atlanta University
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations in the Department
White Nationalist in Ohio Arrested After Threatening to Shoot Jewish Community Center
Three States Sue Over Trump Administration’s ‘Public Charge’ Rule
Black Housekeeper Denied Church Job Because of Priest’s “Racist Dog
Galveston Officers Not Charged for Leading Black Man With Rope
Colin Kaepernick Urges Supporters to “Continue to Fight” After Jay-Z and NFL Deal
Bernie Sanders Unveils Plan to Overhaul the Nation’s Criminal Justice System
Stephen Curry Helps Howard University Revitalize Golf Program
Family Files Lawsuit after Twelve-Year-Old Boy Shot during Police Raid
Elizabeth Warren Offers Apology to Native Americans at Iowa Forum
Galveston Family and Attorney Demand Police Body Cam Footage After Horseback Arrest
Alabama Teen Sends Threatening Message to Black Classmate
Mike Brown Sr. and ‘Chosen for Change’ Foundation Promote Justice and Community
Racist and Threatening Letters Sent to Black Lawmakers in Charlotte, North Carolina
Tennessee Store Clerk Found Guilty of Fatally Shooting Black Teen for Stealing Beer
White Supremacist Rally in Portland Leads to Multiple Arrests
Black and Hispanic Workers Face Unemployment in the ‘Age of Automation’
NYPD officer in Eric Garner Case Has Been Fired
Baltimore Police Investigating Claim that Officer Humiliated Black High School Principal
Petition to Rename Trump Tower’s Address to “Obama Avenue” Gains Momentum
Police Question Black Man After He Looks “Suspiciously” at White Woman
Newark Officials Distribute Bottled Water Amidst Lead Level Concerns
Trump Administration Increases Solitary Confinement for ICE Detainees
Mj Rodriguez First Trans Woman to Win Best Actress Imagen Award
Corrections Officer Placed on Leave After Driving Truck into Protestors
Texas Governor Forms Domestic Terrorism Task Force
Cicely Tyson Stars in Ava DuVernay’s Series ‘Cherish the Day’
Black HS Football Players Held at Gunpoint by White Woman While Fundraising
Police Killings Are 6th Leading Cause of Death Among Young Black Men
NRA Attacks Kamala Harris for Gun Reform Policy
Bill Cosby Seeks to Reverse Sex Assault Conviction
Writing a History of Black Liberation: An Interview with Author Herb Boyd
NYC Awards $10M to Wrongly Convicted Black Man
Stacey Abrams Open to Being Vice President for “Any” Democratic Nominee
Officers Injured During Philadelphia Standoff Near Temple University
Morehouse Launches Fund to Eliminate Student Debt
Senator Demands Answers After Deported Marine Blocked From Entering US for Citizenship Interview
NFL and Jay-Z Partner on Music and Social Justice Campaign
African Nations Fight to Retrieve Art and Artifacts from Museums in Europe
Julián Castro Unveils Plan to Combat White Supremacy
Missy Elliott to Receive Video Vanguard Award
Opening the Door to Reparations for Black Americans
Scottish University Will Pay $24 Million in Reparations
American Athlete Gwen Berry Raises Fist in Protest at Pan-American Games 
Michigan Officer Under Investigation After KKK Document Found in Home
Animated Short ‘Hair Love’ To Debut in Theaters in August
Second Black Transgender Woman Murdered in South Carolina in Two Weeks
Simone Biles Performs Historic Gymnastic Routine And Earns 6th US All-Around Gymnastics Title
Over 100 People Arrested in NYC After Weekend Protests Against ICE
Judge Awards $700,000 in Damages to Target of Neo-Nazi Harassment
Angela Bassett and Others Support Actor Afton Williamson’s Claims of Sexual Assault
Jay-Z and Will Smith Team Up to Tell the Story of Emmett Till
ACLU Challenges Trump Administration’s Fast-Track Deportations
NBA Player Racially Profiled at Australian Casino
One Woman Dead, Another Injured in Pittsburgh Stabbing
House Explosion in Ohio Being Investigated As A Hate Crime
Black Woman Whose Baby Was Ripped From Her Arms Sues NYC
Tiffany Haddish and Octavia Spencer Star in ‘Madam CJ Walker’ Netflix Series
ICE Arrests 680 Undocumented Immigrants in Mississippi
Marianne Williamson Unveils $500 billion Reparations Plan
The Liberatory Power of Toni Morrison’s Pen
MAGA Bomber Cesar Sayoc Sentenced to 20 Years in Pipe Bomb Case
AOC Calls Out Teen McConnell Supporters Seen Choking and Groping her Cutout
Cyntoia Brown, Released from Prison, Plans to Use Her Experience to Help Women
Khalid Planning Benefit Concert for El Paso Families Affected by Shooting
National Portrait Gallery Will Display Beyoncé Portrait
Essence Features Serena Williams In Its Global Fashion Issue
Galveston Police Apologize After Photo Shows Black Man Tied to Horse
Black Women and the Prison Industrial Complex
Remembering Ralph Bunche: United Nations Diplomat and Civil Rights Activist
Black Soldier Praised For Saving Children During El Paso Mass Shooting
Nobel Laureate and “Beloved” Author Toni Morrison Dies at 88 
Black School Employee Files Hair Discrimination Suit in Charlotte
Baton Rouge Police Chief Apologizes for Cop Who Killed Alton Sterling
St. Louis Man Sent Bogus Rejections to Job Applicants With ‘Ghetto Names’
Protesters Demand Answers Following Man’s Subway Death after Police Involvement
NYPD Sergeant Files Lawsuit for Racial Discrimination
Judge Orders Enterprise Holdings to Pay Millions in Discrimination Lawsuit
Black Woman Becomes First Female Fire Chief in Prince George’s County
Black College Student Employee Sent Home for Wearing Headscarf to Work
A$AP Rocky Freed from Swedish Prison
Dozens of House Members Demand Better Treatment of Transgender Asylum Seekers in ICE Custody
Understanding School Choice through Race and Achievement
New Study Claims Racism Can Extend to Robots
How to Help the Victims of the Ohio and Texas Mass Shootings
Proposed Trump Rule Weakens Housing Discrimination Law
HUD Secretary Ben Carson Defends Trump’s Racist Comments
Miami TSA Officers Disciplined After Noose Displayed in Airport
Two Chicago Anti-Gun Advocates Murdered in Drive-By Shooting
We Must Dismantle White Supremacy
White Oklahoma Woman Evades and Attacks Officer Before Arrest
Pennsylvania Man Freed After Witness’ Confession Exonerates Him
Naomi Campbell Says Hotel Turned her Away Because of her Skin Color
Trump’s SNAP Proposal Endangers Free Lunches for Thousands of Children
Brazil Prison Riot Leaves at Least 57 Dead
ACLU Says Trump is Still Separating Families Despite Court Order
Boston PD’s Gang Database Racially Profiles Young Black and Latino Men
Gucci Hires Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Response to Blackface Scandal
Report Finds LGBTQ Rights Cases Are Stalling Under Education Secretary DeVos
Joe Biden Must Face a Reckoning For His Role in Building Mass Incarceration
Senator Rand Paul Calls Rep. Ilhan Omar ‘Ungrateful’
T.J. Maxx Apologizes for Racially Profiling Connecticut Family
Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Breaks Record for No. 1 Song
Presidential Candidate Michael Bennet Proposes Tax Plan to Support Communities of Color
Trump Accuses Reverend Al Sharpton of Hating White People and Police
Trump Proposes Investigation into the Obamas’ Book Deal
Study Shows Black and Latinx Teens More Likely to Experience Reproductive Coercion
Court Dismisses Covington Student’s Lawsuit Against the ‘Washington Post’
Lena Waithe Signs New Overall Deal With Amazon Studios
Racist Black Rag Dolls Meant For Abuse Pulled From NJ Shelves
Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris Unveils Universal Healthcare Plan
Baltimore Officials Defend the City After Trump’s Attacks
Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History and Culture Acquires Jet and Ebony Archive
Video Released of Kidnapped Aid Workers in Nigeria
Black Women on YouTube Transform the Internet and Challenge Society
Congressional Black Caucus Launches 2020 Census Task Force
A$AP Rocky Heads to Trial in Sweden  
“For my family, city, and country”: Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker’s Legacy
North Carolina Woman Defends Use of Racial Slur 
Ole Miss Students Suspended from Fraternity after Posing with Guns in front of Emmett Till Memorial
Florida Teen Chased, Hit by Patrol Car, and Tasered Before Arrest
ACLU Sues Three Government Agencies for Targeting Immigration Activists
Wyoming Joins the Campaign to Fight Violence Against Indigenous Women
NAACP Calls for Trump’s Impeachment at National Convention
Harriet Tubman Biopic Releases Trailer Before November Premiere
Trump Labels Congresswomen ‘Racist Group of Troublemakers’
Rapper Meek Mill’s Conviction Overturned
Male Privilege and Sexism in Hip Hop Culture
Hundreds Gather in Germany to Condemn Racially Motivated Shooting
Trump Proposal Would Cut 3 Million People from Food Stamp Eligibility
Shelby County and Memphis Plan Ida B. Wells Day in 2020
Black Couple Racially Profiled During Marriage Proposal in Upstate NY Orchard
HBCU Texas Southern University To Host Third Presidential Debates in September
Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló Resigns After Protests
Tennessee State University Opens HBCU Coding Hub
Illinois GOP Issues Half-Apology After Sharing Racist Meme
Four Chicago Police Officers Fired In Cover-Up of Laquan McDonald’s Murder
Pete Buttigieg Labels White Supremacy a National Threat
Ilhan Omar Proposes Bill to End School Lunch Debt Shaming
“We Can’t Wait”: An Interview with Memphis Mayoral Candidate Tami Sawyer
R & B Group ‘Earth, Wind & Fire’ To Receive Kennedy Center Honors
Ayanna Pressley Introduces New Bill to Resolve Private Student Loan Debt
Arizona Man is Sentenced to Prison for Making Death Threats Against Black Students at Harvard
Denali Berries Stuckey Is 12th Black Transgender Woman Killed in 2019
A New Exhibit Highlights Black Women’s Fight for Voting Rights
Black Georgia Lawmaker Says White Man Told Her ‘Go Back Where You Came From’
Thirteen Philadelphia Officers to Be Fired for Facebook Posts
Uber Says Executive Pay Will Be Linked to 2022 Diversity Goals
Lawmaker Argues that Owning Slaves Does Not Make You Racist
Black Family Says Nike Store Manager Racially Profiled Them
White House Correspondent April Ryan To Moderate NAACP Presidential Forum
Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Declared Global Health Emergency
Chicago-Based Black Radical Organization’s Building Bulldozed by the City
South Dakota City Unveils Statue in Honor of Former President Barack Obama
Stanford University Launches Investigation After Noose Found on Campus
‘Semicolon’ Opens in Chicago as City’s Only Black Woman-Owned Bookstore
Angela Davis Will Be Inducted Into The National Women’s Hall of Fame
Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Man in South Bend Resigns
New PBS Children’s Show Aims to Promote Diversity with Native American Lead
How Both Political Parties Have Appealed to White Insecurities to Gain Power
Judge Overturns Life Sentence for Philadelphia Man After Nearly 28 Years
Trump Rally Targets Congresswoman Ilhan Omar with Racist Chant
 Cuban Singer Becomes Pioneer of #MeToo Movement on the Island
Senator Cory Booker Proposes “Second Look” Legislation to Reform Prison Sentencing
Solange Knowles Will Screen Visual Album Across the United States and Europe
How One Community in Mali Reduced their Infant Mortality Rate
HBCU Attendance Does Not Prove Allegiance to Black People
Michelle Obama Seeks to Increase Youth Voter Turnout with ‘When We All Vote’
No Federal Charges Against Officer in Eric Garner Case
Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker, Hall of Fame Boxer, Dies After Being Hit by Vehicle
White Security Guard Is Charged for Pulling Gun on Black Sheriff’s Deputy
Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke Reveals His Ancestors Were Slaveholders
Attorney Says Arrest of Black Hospital Patient in Illinois was Racist
DC’s ‘Social Justice School’ Empowers Students to Create a More Just World
New York Bans Discrimination Against Natural Hair
Lashana Lynch is the New ‘007’ in the Upcoming James Bond Film
Rapper ‘Scarface’ Evolves Into Community Servant
Black Museum Founder Sadie Roberts-Joseph Found Dead in Baton Rouge
Trump Insults And Then Demands an Apology from Four Congresswomen of Color
Burger King Customers Tell Spanish-Speaking Manager to ‘Go Back to Mexico’ in Viral Video
Former NFL Star Albert Haynesworth Pleads For Kidney Donor
Serena Williams Invests in Organization to Tackle High Black Maternal Death Rate
The UNIA in Bermuda and Resistance to Global White Supremacy
Pete Buttigieg Releases Racial Justice Plan Called ‘The Douglass Plan’
Disabled Workers in Haiti Are Producing Prosthetics for 2010 Earthquake Victims
Nashville Woman Claims Racial Profiling Led to Assault by Police
Reclaiming the Legacy of Canada’s ‘Emancipation Day’
City of Austin Honors Sandra Bland with ‘Sandra Bland Day’
Sandy Still Speaks: Remembering Sandra Bland
ACLU Represents White Woman in Lawsuit Contesting Eviction for Having Black Guest
R. Kelly Arrested In Chicago Following Federal Indictments for Child Pornography
Woman Pepper Sprayed in Cuyahoga County Corrections Facility Files Lawsuit
ICE Raids on Undocumented Immigrants Scheduled to Begin on Sunday
Family Demands Answers after 17-Year-Old Daughter Fatally Shot by California Police
Black-Owned Wineries Headline Festival on Martha’s Vineyard
Kamala Harris Teams Up with AOC to Improve Housing Access to the Formerly Incarcerated
Iconic ‘Chicago Defender’ Newspaper Ends Print Publishing
Barbara Jordan’s Enduring Political Legacy
Poll Shows Women of Color Are a Powerful Voting Bloc in the Democratic Party
Ida B. Wells Honored with Historic Landmark in Hometown of Holly Springs, Mississippi
Activists Demand Release of Rapper A$AP Rocky from Swedish Prison
Nicki Minaj Cancels Show in Saudi Arabia After Complaints from Human Rights Groups
Employment Opportunities Are Deteriorating for Black Men
Activists Demand #JusticeForElijah After White Man Stabs Black Teen For Listening to Rap Music
#AllOutDC Activists Criticize Police for Protecting ‘Proud Boys’ Over Black Lives
Philadelphia Street Named in Honor of Patti LaBelle
“Project Clean Slate” Helping Detroit Residents Expunge Their Criminal Records
Senator Elizabeth Warren Has A Plan to Close the Wealth Gap for Women of Color
Son Begs Father Not to Call 911 and Racially Profile Black Man
Meet Timothy Welbeck: Professor and Attorney by Day, Rapper by Night
Texas Teen with Dreadlocks Becomes Model After Six Flags Denied Him a Job
Maryland Police Officer Suspended After Assaulting Young Man
22 African American Historic Sites and Organizations Receive $1.6 Million in Funding
Senator Bernie Sanders Denounces Closing of Philadelphia Hospital
Netflix Secures Rights to Documentary on Cyntoia Brown
White Supremacist Admitted to Mental Hospital After Trying to Burn Down British Synagogue
Why We Need More Black Women in Economics
ICE Officials Arrest Activist for Reciting Poem Criticizing Immigration Policy
Rapper Talib Kweli Removed From German Festival Over His Support of Palestinian Rights
Jussie Smollett Wants Chicago’s Lawsuit Moved to Federal Court
‘GirlTrek’ Leads the Way in the Fight to Improve Black Women’s Health
Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Shuts Down Racist Question at Iowa Event
Capital Punishment and the Racial Execution of Justice
Queens District Attorney Race Heads to Automatic Recount
Manslaughter Charges Dropped Against Alabama Woman Who Was Shot While Pregnant
First Black Woman Joins the Daughters of the American Revolution’s National Board
San Francisco School Board Votes to Cover George Washington Mural
Lawsuit Alleges Georgia Is Discriminating Against Puerto Ricans
Toni Morrison Documentary and the Prevalence of the “White Gaze”
Trump Administration Reverses Course on Citizenship Question in 2020 Census
Senator Cory Booker Unveils Immigration Plan
Rapper Noname Boosts Campaign to Preserve Nina Simone’s Childhood Home
Shirley Chisholm State Park Debuts in Brooklyn, New York
Judge Orders Medical Professionals Into Child Migrant Detention Centers
Nike Pulls ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ Sneakers after Colin Kaepernick’s Objection
Prize-winning Columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. Handcuffed After Police Respond to Hoax 911 Call
Miss Tennessee Crowns First African American Pageant Winner
Border Patrol Facebook Group Mocks Migrants and Congress Members
Frederick Douglass on the Fourth of July
Cori Gauff Becomes the Youngest to Qualify at Wimbledon, Defeats Venus Williams
Pharrell Gives Internships to 114 Harlem High School Graduates
Voting Rights Groups Sue Over Florida Law Targeting Formerly Incarcerated
The Declaration of Independence Haunts Black America
NJ Mother and Son Assaulted After Racist Bullying at School
Eric Logan’s Family Files Lawsuit Against Officer and City of South Bend
Officer May Be Reinstated Despite Sexual Harassment Allegations
ADL Reports Rise in White Supremacist Activity on College Campuses
Attorney Benjamin Crump and NAACP Call for Criminal Charges for FL Officers Who Assaulted Teen
Activists Demand Harvard Rescind Fellowship for Former Michigan Governor
Patrice Lumumba: Black Revolutionary and Pan-African Visionary
Reflecting on the Civil Rights Act’s Anniversary with James Baldwin
White Man Who Called Police on Black Pool Patrons Blames Disability, Gets Evicted
Trump Seeks to Withdraw Deportation Protections for Families of Active Troops
Louisiana Man Exonerated After 17 Years Incarcerated
LA Students Push to End Criminalization of Black and Brown Youth
Black Woman Accuses Michigan Restaurant of Racial Profiling
Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Rescind Wounded Knee Medals of Honor
NY Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Has Limited Impact for Communities of Color
Alabama Woman Charged in Death of Her Unborn Child After Being Shot
New Poll Shows Declining Latinx Support for GOP and Trump
Chef Leah Chase Elevated Food and American Society
Alabama Law Allows Church With Racist Past to Form Police Force
New Study Shows Gains for College-Educated Women In the Workforce
Tiffany Cabán Declares Victory in Queens DA Race
DC Transit Police Investigates Tasering of Unarmed Black Man
Ethiopian Military Chief Killed After Failed Coup
Prominent Detroit Artist Sheefy McFly Arrested While Painting City Mural
Billy Porter Honored With A Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame
Confronting Segregation and Racism in the Women’s Rights Movement
Trump Delays ICE Raids and Gives Democrats Ultimatum on Asylum Laws
Philadelphia PD Disciplines 72 Officers For Offensive Social Media Posts
ACLU Calls On LA District Attorney to Abolish Death Penalty Sentencing
Petition Created to Change Victim Notification Laws
Charlottesville White Supremacist Begs Judge for Mercy in Sentencing
Elizabeth Acevedo Becomes the First Writer of Color to Win Carnegie Medal
Teen Says NYPD Falsely Arrested Him and Plans to Sue
Miami Officer Who Shot Caregiver of Autistic Man Acquitted
Texas Mother Says She Was Attacked for Wearing a Hijab At Starbucks
Black Woman Named Marijuana Pepsi Obtains her PhD
Janet Mock Becomes First Black Transgender Woman to Secure Landmark Overall Deal With Netflix
Black Mayors and the Power of Local Politics
Toronto Raptors President Faces Criminal Charges After Encounter With Sheriff’s Deputy
Mitch McConnell Uses Obama as Example to Dismiss Reparations
Democrats Introduce Bill to Cancel Student Debt
Kim Kardashian West and Lyft Help Formerly Incarcerated People Find Jobs
Ebony Magazine Reportedly Fires Online Editorial Staff Without Pay
Baltimore Police Officer Charged After Body Cam Captures Wrongful Arrest
Protestors in Sudan Demand an End to Military Rule
Black Boeing Employee Files Lawsuit for Racist Harassment
Harvard Rescinds Admission for Parkland Student Over Past Racist Comments
Tiffany Haddish Cancels Comedy Show in Atlanta Over Abortion Ban
Rapper 21 Savage Donates $25,000 to Southern Poverty Law Center
Immigrant Twin Brothers Graduate from Top Medical Schools
The Murder of Black Transgender Women is on the Rise in the United States
Phoenix Police Chief Apologizes for Mistreatment of Black Family
Conservatives Court Asian Americans For Electoral Gains
Majority White Civil Employees Seek Unionization After Black Woman Elected
School Aide Resigns After Making ‘Picking Cotton’ Remark to Students
Deposed Sudan Leader Omar al-Bashir Charged with Corruption
Ecuador Becomes Sixth Latin American Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
Street Renamed ‘Hidden Figures Way’ at NASA Headquarters
New Investigation Planned into Flint Water Crisis after Charges Dropped
Kamala Harris Signals Willingness to Prosecute Trump
Prominent Civil Rights Attorney Retained by Miles Hall’s Family
Ta-Nehisi Coates and Danny Glover to Address Congress on Reparations
The Barack Obama Presidential Center Moves Forward
Protests Occur in Memphis After Fatal Law Enforcement Shooting
Dispelling the Stereotypical Portrayal of Black Fathers
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