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.…

Voting is a matter of civic duty for student-athletes

This year’s election may have been the most impactful and influential voting season 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.…

Breonna Taylor’s death ruling devalues Black lives

Not only was justice not served, the desultory and insufficient result we received was also unacceptably…

Breonna Taylor’s ruling is another blackwash of justice

Apparently, in the eyes of Kentucky state law, Black lives do not matter. That’s what many…

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,…

Smartphone witnessing becomes synonymous with Black patriotism after George Floyd’s death

Protesters against racist police violence encounter police in Washington, D.C., on May 31. Mandel Ngan/AFP via…

How racism in US health system hinders care and costs lives of African Americans

Mortality rates for COVID-19 are two to three times higher for African Americans than whites. Getty…

Alliance for Justice condemns rampant police brutality

“Our nation is facing a great reckoning. The tragic murder of George Floyd last week was…

Black Americans, crucial workers in crises, emerge worse off – not better

A group of sharecroppers, evicted from their land in the Great Depression, stand beside a Missouri…

Black Lives Matter Los Angeles pushes for justice in George Floyd protests

Editor’s Note: Black Lives Matter Los Angeles has held several protests and rallies around Southern California…

For many Blacks and Latinos in L.A., neighborhood conditions make safer-at-home orders harder

More than 2 in 5 Blacks and Latinos in Los Angeles County face high burdens from…

‘Everybody is a first responder’ in disasters

By Jake Goodrick, Brigette Waltermire, Natalie Anderson and Christian Gravius CARSON, Calif. – With natural disasters…