By Tara Culp-Ressler on February 3, 2014
Deeply ingrained systems of inequality are taking a toll on black Americans' health.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on January 28, 2014
Pete Seeger, who died yesterday at 94, lived a hugely American life, in both its scope, and the questions about culture and community raised by his work.
By Nicole Flatow on January 23, 2014
Four-fifths of black homicide victims were killed by a gun.
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By Nicole Flatow on January 21, 2014
While serving on the federal bench, Judge Richard Cebull sent emails showing disdain for blacks, Native Americans, religious faiths, and the LGBT community, a newly released investigation finds.
By Bryce Covert on January 17, 2014
Black communities were also hit hard by the housing crash.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on January 16, 2014
Despite years of sociological research debunking the idea that black fathers aren't involved in parenting, Americans can't let this stereotype go.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on January 15, 2014
When shown photos of black men along with the word "educated," people are more likely to remember him as light-skinned.
By Bryce Covert on January 14, 2014
Girls made up less than 20 percent of the AP computer science test takers last year.
By Nicole Flatow on January 8, 2014
Here's why the Justice Department needed to intervene in student discipline.
By Igor Volsky on January 8, 2014
A timeline of conservatives' efforts to systematically undermine the programs that shaped Johnson's War on Poverty and forever changed Americans' perception about the role of government.