Latest from DeNeen L. Brown

In the age of lynchings and Jim Crow, the Green Book's listings of hotels, restaurants and stores willing to serve African Americans could be the difference between life and death.

  • Nov 16, 2018

Police say a white man who couldn’t get inside a historically black church outside Louisville drove to a Kroger and killed two black shoppers.

  • Nov 11, 2018

When a controversial painting of a Confederate general was discovered on a Veterans Affairs official's wall, it led some to ask: What exactly was the Fort Pillow Massacre?

  • Oct 28, 2018

Black women in Georgia played significant roles in fighting voter suppression, an issue that has crept up again in the state's gubernatorial race.

  • Oct 26, 2018

“Dawn of Detroit” by Tiya Miles takes nonfiction prize; “Semiautomatic” by Evie Shockley tops poetry

  • Oct 20, 2018

On Oct. 16, 1968, American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists at the Summer Olympics in Mexico City — a photo that still reverberates five decades later.

  • Oct 16, 2018

Kanye West's rants about the 13th Amendment and slavery have left a lot of people confused.

  • Oct 12, 2018

In the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, white mobs destroyed Greenwood, which was one of the wealthiest black communities in the country.

  • Oct 11, 2018

The young African American mother's cells were critical in advancing medical research, but they have also been the subject of an ongoing controversy.

  • Oct 8, 2018

In Tulsa, one of the worst episodes of racial violence in U.S. history still haunts the city with unresolved questions, even as ‘Black Wall Street’ gentrifies

  • Sep 28, 2018
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