An Oregon school system employee showed up to work last Friday in blackface, prompting the school board to place them on leave.
Voting rights advocates across the United States will march Saturday demanding the passage of the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which coincides with the anniversary of Dr. King's famous 'I Have A Dream' speech.
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel has acknowledged shortcomings in his government’s handling of shortages and of neglecting certain sectors, but he is urging Cubans to not act with hate — a reference to violence during recent street protests.
The family of a Black man shot to death during an arrest filed a $30 million federal lawsuit against several North Carolina law enforcement officers.
A Lewis, Clark and Sacagawea statue was removed in Charlottesville, the last of the city’s controversial monuments taken down over the weekend.
Even though it’s been celebrated for 156 years and recognized in some form in 47 states and the District of Columbia, Juneteenth did not become a federal holiday until this week.
The House passed a bill Wednesday that would make Juneteenth, or June 19th, a federal holiday.
Breonna Taylor would have turned 28 on June 5. A Louisville councilwoman and a nonprofit revealed a mural in her honor Friday, and several other events are planned around the city.
During the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre, President Joe Biden announced he has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead efforts in stricter voter protection as well as pushing for police reform.
This May 31 and June 1 will mark 100 years since the Tulsa Race Massacre. A White mob stormed a Black neighborhood in Tulsa’s Greenwood District – leaving an estimated 300 people dead. Scholars have called it "the single worst incident of racial violence in American history."
Congress has passed legislation aimed at combating hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
A new executive order from President Joe Biden directs federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access.
The violent breaching of the halls of power on Capitol Hill by insurrectionists represents one of the plainest displays of a racial double standard in modern history.
Five NBA players have met with Pope Francis at the Vatican to discuss social justice. Marco Belinelli, Sterling Brown, Jonathan Isaac, Kyle Korver and Anthony Tolliver were joined in the audience Monday by NBA players' union union executive director Michele Roberts.
A study conducted by the Stop Asian-American Pacific Islander Hate Youth Campaign found that 1 in 4 young Asian Americans have personally experienced anti-Asian hate during the COVID-19 pandemic.
St. Louis prosecutors have declined to prosecute nine people charged with trespassing on the private property of a gun-wielding couple who pointed weapons at them during a confrontation.
Cream of Wheat is ditching the Black chef from its packaging as food companies reconsider marketing imagery that appears to rely on racial stereotypes.
The Uncle Ben’s rice brand is changing its name to Ben's Original.
The City of Louisville has reached a $12 million settlement with the family of Breonna Taylor, the EMT who was fatally shot in her sleep on March 13 by officers executing a no-knock warrant, FOX News reported.
Both the Seahawks and Falcons honored the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis, an icon of the civil rights movement who died in July after a battle with pancreatic cancer.