5 Key Takeaways From That New Report on the Wealth of Black Men
“Black boys fare worse than White boys in 99 percent of America.”
Ava DuVernay Discusses Her Stepfather's Deep, Unexpected Influence on 'A Wrinkle in Time'
The director shared why she “doesn’t care” what anyone thinks about the new movie.
Word to Wakanda: Five Must-Read Articles About 'Black Panther'
Jump into the conversation about the movie’s place in ongoing discussions about race.
States Fight to Safeguard Open Internet Against FCC Net Neutrality Ruling
State legislators across the country are advancing their own open internet protection measures.
WATCH: Kneeling Protests and Confederate Monuments Converge for Shreveport Family
In a new mini-documentary, The New York Times profiles a mother who fought to remove a long-standing Confederate monument—and her teenage son who was prevented from kneeling before a high school football game.
READ: Lena Waithe Discusses Goals, Path to 'The Chi'
The Emmy Award-winning writer and actress talks about her new ensemble drama in a new profile.
How Alexandra Bell Turns Biased Media Coverage Into Anti-Racist Art
“Art people try to get me to diversify my work and not pigeonhole myself so I won’t be seen as the ‘race girl’ in the art world. But everything is about race. It’s tough not to say it’s about race.”
Lupita Nyong'o Writes About Her Sexual Harassment at the Hands of Harvey Weinstein
“I wish I had known that there were ears to hear me. That justice could be served.”
READ: DREAMer Calls Out President's Divisive DACA Demands
“We are not more human than other immigrants because we are called ‘dreamers.’”
READ: 49er Eric Reid Reminds World That Kneeling Protest is About 'Systemic Oppression'
Reid wrote about kneeling with former teammate Colin Kaepernick and smear campaigns against players who protest violence against Black people in an op-ed for The New York Times.
READ: Why Puerto Rico's Fiscal Crisis and Hurricane Irma Are a Catastrophic Combination
The author believes Irma was the final factor in the “perfect storm” that has been brewing on the bankrupt island.
READ: Former DOJ Civil Rights Head Says Trump Administration is Preparing for Voter Purge
Vanita Gupta for The New York Times: “My biggest fear is that the government will issue a report with ‘findings’ of unsupported claims of illegal voting, focused on communities of color.”
Black Enrollment Falls at Mizzou Following Anti-Racism Protests
The impact of the 2015 campus racism and subsequent inaction of the administration is still being felt at University of Missouri.
How Four Black Artists Joined Forces to Save Nina Simone's Childhood Home
Rashid Johnson: “My feeling when I learned that this house existed was just an incredible urgency to make sure it didn’t go away.”
Critics Slam A&E's 'Generation KKK,' NYT Profile for Normalizing White Supremacy
A&E’s upcoming docuseries will focus on active Klansmen and anti-hate activists.
ICYMI: Extreme Weather Is Forcing the First Town Chartered by Enslaved People to Consider Selling Land
Residents rebuilt after Hurricane Floyd in 1999, but Hurricane Matthew has left them unsure if they can do it again.
WATCH: Female Journalists of Color's Moving Tribute to Gwen Ifill
“You were a beacon for so many of us, women of color especially, who wanted so badly to see themselves reflected in the media,” said CNN’s Tanzina Vega.
LISTEN: Solange Discusses the Microaggressions That Inspired 'A Seat at the Table'
The artist opens up about the time a music critic told her “not to bite the hand that feeds” her and the pervasive resistance to Black artists addressing racism.
READ: 5 Hollywood Showrunners and Writers Have Frank Discussion About Muslims on TV
Aasif Mandvi, Zarqa Nawaz and others discussed the importance of holistic presentations of Muslims for The New York Times.
READ: Alaskan Villages Must Decide to Leave or Stay as Sea Levels Rise
Storms are taking an average of 38,000 square feet a year from the town of Shaktoolik.