In the age of the Black Lives Matter movement, Basquiat’s work is more relevant than ever. It highlights racial inequality and violence against racialized people.
A scholar of Black entertainment history reflects on the death of producer Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss and reflects on the history of Black male entertainers dancing or telling jokes to their deaths.
Long COVID impacts one in every five people who’ve had the virus. In the U.S., early research shows people of colour are most likely to develop long COVID. It has been called a mass-disabling event.
A scholar of law and humanities compares bans on dogs with any pit bull genes to “one drop” laws that once classified people with even a single Black ancestor as Black.
Early on, public health messaging focused on the need for vaccines to combat COVID-19. But far less attention has been given to the role of boosters in preventing deaths and reducing inequities.
Even though Afrofuturist works are set in fictional worlds, they provide a blueprint for social, political and economic systems free from exploitation and oppression.
Belonging to one or more groups with long-standing social and economic disadvantages increases the risk of cancer diagnoses and death.
As the comment period begins for the FDA’s proposed ban, public health experts explain the stakes.
As the world locked down and a country’s racial reckoning heated up, this social scientist refined her approach to studying the lives of Black moms.
Stories about alternative worlds can be a powerful way of critiquing the problems of our own world.
More houses of worship are offering mental health programs, especially African American congregations.
Black Americans’ contributions to some of the country’s most iconic dishes and spirits are finally starting to be recognized in the media and in museum exhibitions.
When gay men were confronted about writing ‘no Blacks’ or ‘no Latinos’ on their profiles, many of them became defensive.
In choreography, the gray areas of copyright law make it difficult to determine what constitutes copyright infringement or plagiarism.
New state laws in the US banning teaching about systemic racism raise the question: Does the Constitution protect public school teachers’ right to choose how and what to teach?
A scholar of race and racism explains what critical race theory is – and how many people get it wrong.
For over a century, Black activists have used punctuation marks to subtly challenge official accounts of events.
Few issues are as difficult to deal with in the classroom as slavery in the US. Here, a professor who trains teachers on how to present the topic offers some insights.
Driver’s license suspensions increase the probability that Black – but not white – drivers incur more traffic tickets, even after the debt is paid, research shows.
Evidence shows that many Black Americans experience police killings of unarmed Black people – even those they do not know – as traumatic events, causing acute physical and emotional distress.