When war broke out, black Americans fought in segregated units to serve their country. The breath of freedom they experienced in Europe flamed the fight for equality when they returned home.
How far we've really come since two very different individuals took a stand against racism 60 years ago.
How white Republicans and white Democrats feel about Muslims is influencing their candidate choice as well as willingness to vote in the 2016 election.
On the 20th anniversary of Bill Clinton's promise to "end welfare as we know it," a social work scholar asks why child poverty is still such a problem in the U.S. and what race has to do with it.
Much has been written about Robinson’s first major league game. Far less is known about the first integrated spring training game in Florida.
Seventy years ago, a horrific beating left a black World War II vet blind. His determined fight for justice would earn the support of Orson Welles, Woody Guthrie – and even the president.
Martin Luther King's legacy must be contextualised within a larger global struggle against racism and hatred. Africans should revisit the values he espoused and continue with the anti-racism crusade.
What message will it send to remove symbols of an unsavory – but important – part of American history?
Do academics need to change the way they teach race? What is the impact of students having been socialized to believe that "race doesn't matter"?