The recent discovery of the Clotilda slave ship has put a spotlight on Africatown, Ala., where residents' oppression has continued for generations after emancipation.

The film has been celebrated for its dexterous treatment of a fraught socio-economic trend roiling cities nationwide: gentrification.

  • Amy Alexander
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The plight of the Central Park Five, and others subjected to incidents of injustice, drew little sympathy from the white community, which felt aggrieved by relentlessly publicized violent crimes committed by young men of color.

  • Ed Morales
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A new study suggests that although officers and the public support the use of body cameras, they "have not had statistically significant or consistent effects" on officers' behavior or citizens views of police.

The young adult novelist has created a heroine who challenges our notions of taste and class.

The House sponsor of the legislation, which bans abortion at the moment of conception, was a woman. The measure was quickly signed by the state's female governor, Kay Ivey (R).

The first two Muslim women in Congress have been celebrated and castigated for challenging perceptions and policies.

  • Nora Boustany
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A Georgia political scientist says people should not feel comfortable spewing racist and sexist rhetoric.

Gun violence has dramatically changed faculty life on our college campuses, both in how we teach and how we support students.

  • W. Carson Byrd
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The filmmaker's death at age 51 is a reminder of hypertension's danger for African American men.

  • Terry Neal
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People of color often are misidentified as each other in the workplace — even when the resemblance is little more than skin color.

When you peel back the veil of a careless, awkward mistake, you see it for what it truly is: an act of unconscious bias at best, drive-by racism at worst. And it has real consequences for us in the workplace.

Among the diverse groups that make up the Democratic Party, there is disagreement about what makes a candidate electable.

She The People summit in Texas will have women of color asking presidential candidates about their policies and stances.

President Trump and Smollett hit the privilege jackpot when prosecutors shut down their criminal investigations with little explanation.

At the core of friendship is vulnerability. The brutal truth is that many white women, like much of white America in general, do not consider black women vulnerable.

  • Kim McLarin
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Jamie Black's exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington uses red dresses to call attention to killed or missing indigenous women.

The mimicry of Yalitza Aparicio on Mexican television revealed an ugly, persistent form of racism in Latin America.

  • Ed Morales
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Questions about whether black immigrants are authentically "African American" point to the limited way we view black people in the United States.

Former American slaves settled Liberia in the 1800s. The Trump administration wants their descendants to take the same journey.

  • Orion Donovan-Smith
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