African-Americans

How Century-Old Segregation Hurts Austin, Texas Today

The city’s economic boom prompts deeper questions about its past

Forever Cherish Intimate Moments with Maya Angelou, Ruby Dee And More

New collection joins slave narratives gathered by the WPA during the 1930s

How A Black Sports Writer Stopped Using 'Redskins'

Columnist Mike Freeman discovered Native ancestry

Housing Discrimination Not A Thing Of the Past

As if affordable rent isn’t already bad enough

The African-American Flag is Flying Atop a School in Upstate New York

Here’s why.

How Black American Voters Feel About The Clintons

Or, the right way to assess African-American voter perceptions

Vitamin D Deficiency Often Misdiagnosed Among Black People

A new study suggests differences in blood types among black and white people may be responsible.

Real Life Black Hair Exhibit You Can Touch in NYC's Union Square

Three black women with three different hair types are standing in Union Square this weekend holding signs that read “You can touch my hair.”

Number of Black Best Actor Oscars Nominees Could Be Unprecedented in 2014

If entertainment industry insiders’ predictions turn out to be true they’ll also be host to an unprecedented number of black nominees in the best actor in a leading role category.

Your 6-Second Friday Break: A Black Man Dares to Run Through A White Neighborhood

A video with a black guy who likes “running through white people neighborhoods with my shirt off.”

Urban Radio Ads Ask African-Americans to Support Immigration

The 60-second ad aimed at African-Americans is airing on urban radio stations across the country.

The State of HIV in Black America: A Visual Breakdown (Infographic)

If you are a person of color – especially an African-American – you are disproportionately at risk for contracting HIV.

Black Churches Condemn Obama's Drone Policy as Murder and Evil

An association of 34,000 churches has come out strongly against drones.

Here's What the Super Bowl Farmer Ad Left Out

There is growing ethnic and racial diversity among farm operators nationwide, and the percentage of women operators is up.

Jobs Report Still Bleak for Black Workers Under 30

The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January, according to a Labor Department report released Friday.

Black Women Least Likely to Binge Drink, But That's Not True for Latinas

White and Latina women, and those with incomes over $75,000, are more likely to become binge drinkers, according to the study.

Study Finds 90% Jump in ADHD Diagnosis Amongst Black Girls

A new study of health records from California found the rate of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rose dramatically between 2001 and 2010.