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Why More Black Families Are Homeschooling Their Children
African-American families have become one of the fastest-growing demographics in home education....


#DDA2015 Inspires Teen to Bring Hope to Foster Care Youth
Bianca Bennett, a Disney Dreamers Academy participant, shares her goals of bringing hope to youth i...


This Ain't Your Granddaddy's Civil Rights Movement
A new generation of young activists are protesting a nation that devalues their lives and challengi...


North Carolina Voting Law Changes Fight in Court
DOJ and others argue the state's new voting rights law aims to disenfranchise Democratic-leaning vo...


Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte Honored by Harvard
A group of eight esteemed individuals, including civil rights hero U.S. Rep John Lewis, D-Ga. and "...


Truancy Data Shows Disproportionate Racial Divide in California Schools
A new report reveals that the 37 percent of black elementary students sampled were truant, about 15...


This Day in Black History: Aug. 18, 1963
James Meredith became the first African-American student to graduate from the University of Mississ...


Student Finds Lost Poem of First African-American Writer
Jupiter Hammon's poem about slavery, written in 1786, has been found by a doctoral student at the U...


Commentary: Why Uncle Luke’s Condom Message Is Not Enough
Though it’s important to recognize the importance of condom use, it’s also important to recognize t...


Ariana Miyamoto Is First Afro-Japanese Woman to Be Crowned Miss Japan
Ariana Miyamoto was crowned Miss Japan 2015 on March 12 and will represent her country in the Miss ...


Breast Cancer Studies Take Aim at Racial Disparities
Researchers want to better understand why Black women are more likely to die from this disease....


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Connected to Premature Births in Black Women
Study finds that childhood abuse and other traumatic events are a factor in maternal health....


Report: Diversity Delivers Higher Ratings and Big Box Office Numbers
Study cites BET, Empire and Black-ish as examples....


Obama: We Need Better Policing and More Trust
President addresses the fragile state of police-community relations....


Commentary: It's Time for Blacks to Go Green and Embrace Environmentalism
With a new Boston University study linking air pollution to illnesses among Black women, the Africa...


University of North Carolina Athletes Took Sham Classes
School-commissioned report finds Tar Heels players were set up to receive good grades....


Commentary: A Raging Debate About Black Studies
There’s been a big hubbub of late over the Chronicle of Higher Education's writer Naomi Schaefer Ri...


San Diego students storm offices after noose found
SAN DIEGO – Anger boiled over on the University of California San Diego campus Friday, where ...


Lawsuit Filed Over Arizona's Ethnic Studies Law
Lawsuit Filed Over Arizona's Ethnic Studies Law...


AP Poll: Majority Harbor Prejudice Against Blacks
Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the United States elected its first blac...

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