Across the U.S., racial segregation was not the byproduct of urban planning but often its intention. Minneapolis, one of the most liberal cities in the country, is no exception.
A new group of allies is fighting a proposed asphalt plant that threatens their health and their homes.
By addressing prejudices head-on with an open mind, blues musician Daryl Davis has succeeded in convincing over 200 KKK members and other White supremacists to disavow their allegiances.
John Lewis and C.T. Vivian Belonged to a Long Tradition of Religious Leaders in the Movement for Civil Rights
That both men were people of the cloth is no coincidence.
Because the humanity of every person is what we fight for when we advocate to end police violence, to support better treatment for COVID patients and doctors, or to institute justice everywhere.
A lot of Black immigrants like me have come to see that for our children to live the better lives we envisioned in this country, we need to be all-in against racism—no matter where or whom it strikes.
During the period after the Civil War, African Americans gained political power yet faced the backlash of White supremacy. Understanding Reconstruction is also essential for exploring Black power, resilience, and excellence.
Health inequity for Black people in the U.S. is not a new phenomenon. But COVID-19 shined a light on the problem—and it’s costing lives.
While Indigenous and other people of color traditionally lack the power to enact racism, we can and do exercise clear racial prejudice against Black people.
Despite being an avid proponent of slavery, the historical figure has been quite prominent in American society—and not just in the South.
Truth commissions and reparations programs can effectively involve all perspectives in a conflict about longstanding political and economic grievances.