For the past five decades, the federal government has forbidden the use of racist regulations at the state and local level. Yet people of color are still more likely to be killed by the police than whites.
The Oberlin College administration are using the banner of student free speech to defend themselves against a major public relations disaster and financial hit.
After more than a decade of delivering hits to pop and hip-hop artists, superstar producer-songwriter Polow Da Don is focusing on his vision of country music.
Meek Mill's case is indicative of a system that many believe sets people up for inevitable failure.
A new bill in Congress ends the practice of discriminating against people because of their hairstyle.
The all-male HBCU's top enrollment official explains how the new transgender policy will work.
Racism is embedded into the fabric of American life. But many students are not aware of this.
Is anyone who has gone through this system really that surprised over the college admissions scandal?
Activists have been complaining about the current system for years. Do they have a better way?
Does the Jussie Smollett issue "point" to a deeper problem with our thinking?
Ivory A. Toldson of Howard University checks in to correct some of the wrong assumptions about black students around the country.
Since the beginning of the epidemic in the 1980s, African-American women have carried a large burden of HIV.
Darrick Hamilton of Ohio State University breaks down some facts about the reasons for income inequality.
Blackface offered the perfect entertainment for a slave nation and then, after the Civil War, a society built on racial segregation.
The scandals over blackface photos in Virginia is raising an interesting question: How do you say sorry for your past screw ups?
A little-known rapper from Pittsburgh is testing the Supreme Court's limits regarding the right to free speech, in a big way.
Wakanda seems to be good to be true. But is it? A real Wakanda existed at one point in history.
Two students who were bullied in two different incidents have united to fight racism. Now NBA star Jeremy Lin and footwear legend Kickstradomis are joining the fight.
Kanye West has thrust the 13th Amendment back into the spotlight regarding slavery and prison. Is he right?
Do we have any reason to believe that each new generation of white people will be more open-minded and tolerant than previous ones?
A group of tourists were blasted with a water cannon after a racially charged incident in Miami.
It is clear that in both the past and present, blackface engages in representational violence by drawing on antiblack stereotypes.
Are venues being racist when they selectively enforce dress codes?
Today, Common is helping Starbucks re-train their employees. But what exactly is he doing?
On Jan. 18, 1958, Willie O’Ree became the first black person to play in a National Hockey League game.
For King, love was not sentimental. It demanded that individuals tell their oppressors what they were doing was wrong.
Nipsey Hussle is a gangbanger who has sparked a discussion about homosexuality in the African-American community.
Are you being a racist by singing Jingle Bells? Check out this Professor's opinion.
Eminem is the only artist who uses the same tactics as President Trump. Is Trump shook?
A group of students in the Bay Area are learning the hard way that racism online doesn't pay off.
Award-winning filmmaker Raheem Shabazz has released new installments of his documentary exploring the school-to-prison pipeline.
Spotify is launching its first-ever documentary short, which showcases the power of music to unite against social and political injustice.
Black youth appear to strengthen their solidarity and identity by using the n-word as an in-group term.
Ohio State University has come up with a flowchart to help students avoid being embarrassed this Halloween.
Racism seems to be alive and well at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
It may sound hard to believe, but there was a time where the concept of "race" did not even exist. Read on.