Black Candidates Are Punished for Ambiguous Rhetoric
New research finds studied slipperiness on the issues can help candidates for office—depending on their race.
For African-American Men, a Physical Injury Can Cause a Lot of Mental Pain
A new study finds that African-American men who are victims of a violent injury often pull away from their emotional support networks as a result, making recovery that much more difficult.
Most Women and African Americans in Tech Say They've Been Discriminated Against
Science and tech jobs are among America's highest-paying and fastest-growing, but women and minorities in the field report they face unfair barriers in the workplace.
More Evidence That Black Shoppers Are Subject to Racism
In a survey, 80 percent of African Americans reported experiencing racial stigma and stereotypes in stores.
A Brief History of Companies Courting African-American Dollars
Dove's withdrawn advertisement is the latest example of American companies bungling ads for black consumers.
For a Writer of Color, Is Twitter More Valuable Than an MFA?
As if the overwhelmingly white world of publishing, institutional networking, and workshopping wasn't already hard for people of color. Morgan Jerkins found writerly advancement in the more informal space of Black Twitter.
New Mammogram Guidelines Undermine Breast Health for Black Women
Black women and white women in the United States lead very different lives—economically, socially, geographically. And those differences affect their health, but apparently not any of the official recommendations about their health.