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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
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