What the US can learn from Africa about slavery reparations

Activists mark National Reparations Day in Washington, D.C., on July 1, 2019. Alex Wong/Getty Images Kwasi…

Sports remain hostile territory for LGBTQ Americans

While professional sports franchises have become more socially conscious, LGBTQ fans and players aren’t exactly embraced…

Why this trial was different: Experts react to guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin

Photo caption: A woman reacts to the news that Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all…

The Kobe legacy: Should the NBA let high school players skip college?

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers waves to the crowd after passing Michael Jordan…

Amanda Gorman’s poetry shows why spoken word belongs in school

American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th presidential inauguration at the U.S. Capitol…

What The Weeknd’s changing face says about our sick celebrity culture

The Weeknd performs at the 2020 American Music Awards on Nov. 22 in Los Angeles. AMA2020…

Why the news media may not want to share Capitol riot images with the police

Images taken by the media of the Capitol storming could help law enforcement identify participants. Evelyn…

4 ways to close the COVID-19 racial health gap

Photo caption: New strategies are needed to help people of color battle the COVID-19 virus. dmbaker…

Before Kamala Harris, many Black women aimed for the White House

Harris isn’t actually the first Black woman to run for vice president of the United States.…

The numbers behind America’s 180 on athlete activism

  CC BY-ND For 50 dormant years – roughly, the period between Muhammad Ali’s heyday and…

Dominance or democracy? Authoritarian white masculinity as Trump and Pence’s political debate strategy

Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, debated on Oct.…

Chadwick Boseman’s death underscores colorectal cancer increase in younger adults and health gaps for African Americans

Photo Caption: Actor Chadwick Boseman at the GQ Men of the Year party at the Chateau…

Is NCAA football too big to fail?

Nebraska, a member of the Big Ten conference, won’t be playing football this fall. AP Photo/Nati…

When police stop Black men, the effects reach into their homes and families

Black men are stopped by police in disproportionate numbers. Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images Deadric…

With Harris pick, Biden reaches out to young Black Americans

Will young, Black Americans turn out to vote in November? Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Sam Fulwood III,…