As unprecedented hurricanes assault coastal U.S. communities, residents and experts fear the storms could unleash contamination the EPA has tried to keep at bay.
Memorials to the Lost Cause have always meant something sinister for the descendants of enslaved people.
The return of violent white-supremacist rallies to the city is a special threat to its African American community, but not a new one.
The story of a decades-long lead-poisoning lawsuit in New Orleans illustrates how the toxin destroys black families and communities alike.
New data shows just how arbitrary premium increases might be for Americans if the GOP plan becomes law.
Home-care workers are increasingly vital to the future of our healthcare system, but they face obstacles rooted in racism and sexism.
The Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture is at once triumphant and crushing.
Courts are recognizing that the intent of many new voter laws is not to improve democracy, but to discriminate.
City leaders across the U.S. see the Republican nominee’s rhetoric as a threat to their diversity and inclusivity.
By re-enfranchising people with felony convictions, the state confronts its Jim Crow legacy.