September 28, 2019

12:46 p.m., Sept. 6:

Just another normal day.  I sent Botham an article via text titled, “Florida man accidentally burns home down after lighting Nike shoes on fire in protest of Nike’s Colin Kaepernic...

September 10, 2019

It’s a Tuesday evening and NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson is rushing. He’s trying to grab a bite to eat before the next meeting and before he has to get on the road again. Over the past two y...

September 10, 2019

As executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), David Johns works to end racism, homophobia and LGBTQ+ bias. It’s a battle with high stakes — one he was uniquely prepared to figh...

September 9, 2019

They remember it like it happened yesterday.

Nearly 50 years ago, the 14 African-American football players at the University of Wyoming considered wearing black armbands during their upcoming game agai...

September 9, 2019

 (The following is testimony by William Darity Jr., on the proposed Commission to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans Act before the 116th Congress 2019-2020 on June 19, 2019...

September 9, 2019

On Sept. 1, Kim Anglin Anderson will become the first woman and first person of color to serve as executive director of the National Education Association (NEA), the largest union for teachers in the...

September 9, 2019

Concern about election security is a top priority as the country moves toward the 2020 elections.

During the 2016 election cycle, intentional misinformation — so called “fake news” — was pushed out onl...

September 9, 2019

When it comes to human rights, Patrick Gaspard is no stranger to wildfires. At any given time, he's closely monitoring the latest developments from a slew of global flashpoints as president of the Ope...

August 17, 2019

 

The 2020 census will be one of the most challenging in recent times, but working with diverse communities, local influencers and new technology may help encourage accurate counting, experts say.

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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was created after a White mob in Springfield, Ill., destroyed a Black neighborhood and lynched two African American men. A group,...

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