Discrimination against Asian and black Americans rises during coronavirus outbreak

Racism targeted at Asians and Asian Americans has grown since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. COVID-19, which originated in and devastated parts of...

The Pandemic in Prison

The advice to slow and curb the spread of the novel coronavirus is by now familiar: Practice social distancing. Don’t congregate in large groups....

It’s Hard to Close Black Churches amid COVID-19

African American clergy respond to pandemic with unique considerations of culture, history, and faith values. When deciding to close the doors of black churches,...

8 Heartbreaking Cases Where Land Was Stolen From Black Americans Through...

In his 2007 documentary Banished, filmmaker Marco Williams examined four examples of primarily white communities violently rising up to force their African-American neighbors to flee...

We’re rewarded more for arresting Blacks – Retired NYPD officer reveals

Police officers in America are remunerated more overtime if they arrest black men, new court papers have shown. According to a retired NYPD officer, Pierre...

UN panel says the U.S. owes reparations to African-Americans

The United States owes African-Americans reparations for slavery, a recent report by a United Nations-affiliated group said. The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African...

Holed up in the US: Coronavirus shutdown threatens jobs

Millions of Americans holed up at home against the coronavirus Monday, with many of them thrown out of work until further notice, as authorities...

Activists call for Miami Beach police chief resignation

Civil Rights activists in South Florida are calling for the resignation of Miami Beach’s police chief following the release of two viral videos showing...

Study: African Americans Poorer Today Than Five Years Ago

African Americans were more likely to be unemployed than Americans overall in 2018 than they were in 2013, according to a new study that...

Program Teaches Prisoners How to Code So They Can Get Tech...

The Last Mile, a prison rehabilitation program based in San Quentin, California, offers prisoners free training on how to code. This equips them with the training they need...