A new report highlights how little progress the country has made in addressing racial wealth inequality.
Serena Williams is not alone in having grounds to suspect bias.
New research suggests a culture of bias is a bigger problem than individual racist officers.
A new study finds African Americans on reality television are more likely to be both the victim and perpetrator of verbal aggression.
Paul Quinn College in Dallas became the nation's first urban work college. Now it's expanding to a second campus and creating a consortium of other urban colleges that may join the work college movement.
The seeds of the Trump movement were laid more than 50 years before his bid for the White House, after Southern Democrats suffered a series of voter defections.
Twenty years after the brutal, racially motivated murder of James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas, some residents are trying to scrub the crime—and the bigotry behind it—from the town's history.
On the question of whether preventing employers from asking about criminal history really leads to more equitable hiring practices, the evidence is disturbingly mixed.
There are 2.2 million incarcerated individuals in the U.S.
New research suggests those impassioned rallies and demonstrations may have had a positive impact.
Quality of medical care and mortality are frequently linked to socioeconomic success. But for African Americans, that's often not the case.
A conversation with Michelle Joan Wilkinson about the exhibit she curated for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture.
Women across the country are working to build economic empowerment in the fledgling legal marijuana industry for people of color.
More evidence that race plays a role in who goes to jail in the U.S.
An interview with Nikki Khanna, a sociologist at the University of Vermont who specializes in racial identity.
Unfortunately, only to a degree.
A notable side effect of the #BlackLivesMatter movement: the conversation around the mental health of African Americans.