A scholar talks to Muslims in Puerto Rico and comes back with an understanding of their rich history and their struggles.
It's not shallow to be upset by the latest scandals. Learning about the bad behavior of people we admire can harm our very sense of self.
Three studies found that customers and managers rate black employee performance lower than white employees because they're perceived as unfriendly or rude.
Hip-hop heads around the world are rejoicing over Kendrick Lamar's win. But it's been a tumultuous ride for a genre once derided as 'pornographic filth.'
Data on Dallas police shootings, including incidents when police choose not to shoot, shows that race is not a significant factor.
When activists have sought to rename main thoroughfares that don’t serve just primarily black neighborhoods, they have faced many challenges.
A scholar argues how MLK's ideas and thoughts remain underappreciated in wider public consciousness.
Many cultures still experience silence and shame around mental health issues. But that doesn't mean they don't need help.
The longing for lighter skin remains a taboo topic in African-American communities.
African-American minister, theologian and mystic, Howard Thurman, left a profound influence on Martin Luther King Jr.
Throughout American history, being a black celebrity has been a political act in and of itself. When viewed through this lens, the transition into politics for someone like Winfrey is more natural.
The city's image as a model for black mobility and civil rights is crumbling. An expert on race and class politics takes us behind the veneer of one of the South's most important cities.
Data show the vast majority of people killed by gun violence are black and live in urban areas.
A sociologist spent two years interviewing gay gang members. While some were in the closet and others were openly gay, all were forced to reckon with an environment of hypermasculinity.
When were the seeds of racism sown in the US and why is it so hard to root out?
Musicians were able to connect with confused, scared and angry Americans – including those who supported the war – in a way actors, broadcasters and writers could not.
We asked five architecture experts to name one building or structure they wish had been preserved, but couldn't resist the tides of decay, development and discrimination.
In the film 'Detroit,' the voices of women are largely absent.
Fifty years ago, Jeffrey Horner watched news broadcasts of the riots that erupted just miles from his home. But he was worlds apart from the racial tensions that had been festering for decades.
Psalm 137 – best known for its opening line, 'By the Rivers of Babylon' – is a 2,500-year-old Hebrew psalm that deals with the Jewish exile -remembered each year on Tisha B'av.