Can schools discipline students for remarks made online? The answer is not entirely clear.
By letting machines recommend movies and decide whom to hire, humans are losing their unpredictable nature – and possibly the ability to make everyday judgments, as well.
As the world has focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, other microbial foes are waging war on humans. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria pose a growing threat. But viruses may defeat them.
Mapping is one way African Americans fight for equality and help each other navigate a racially hostile landscape.
With fewer funds to fall back on, minority-owned enterprises have struggled in the recession. To make things worse, many are in sectors that have been badly hit by lockdowns.
Websites that crash. Appointments that fill up within seconds. Scheduling your COVID-19 vaccine shouldn't be this hard. A few states have found a better way.
There aren't just health care disparities between white and Black people. There are funding disparities too that make it harder for Black scientists to succeed in academia.
As a PBS documentary explores the history of the Black Church, a scholar looks at how African American congregations in Philadelphia weathered crises over 200 years.
A genderqueer sociologist offers tips to disrupt gender-based discrimination in childhood.
History holds some lessons about when scaring people to change their behavior works. Two public health experts offer a case for caution right now.
Rev. Warnock became the first African American to defeat an incumbent senator and the first African American to win a US Senate seat without prior electoral experience.
Greek statues, the Napoleonic wars and the advent of photography all played a role.
New research suggests there's often a mismatch between how you respond and what the other person wants to hear.
Research shows that when one country – particularly a powerful one – puts more women in power, other nations tend to follow suit.
Monthly payments to families with children could lift millions of US children out of poverty.
The 40-day Lenten season, when many Christians observe fasting, began in mid-February. A scholar explains how the practice may have emerged around the fifth century.
The pandemic has made many of us acutely aware of the daily risks we need to take. The ancient Greeks often did not leave risky choices up to individuals alone.