Bringing diversity to the ailing Spidey universe has helped free the characters, leading to an increase in both box office and critical acclaim.
The alliance between the Nation of Islam, a black organization, and Scientology, an almost entirely white one, was hatched in the mid-aughts.
Affirmative action policies in the American educational system has a fraught, complicated story, and now its existence may be challenged altogether by a new lawsuit.
From "The Walking Dead" to "True Detective," this year was replete with bad wigs that suggested a casual disregard for black people's interiority.
How Javion became a high school student reading at the second-grade level is impossible to say for sure. But multiple forces play a role: intergenerational poverty and violence, underperforming schools, a special education system that avoided serving students, a patchwork approach to literacy instruction.
George W. Bush was president when I first started covering national politics. He had come into office with barely any support from black voters. He won re-elect…
The author, activist and former mommy blogger has been encouraging her mostly white fans to speak up and empower themselves. What happens when her new advice is to shut up, listen, and let women of color lead the way?
This time, it's for copyright violations.
No one believed Tchiya Amet when she said Tyson had raped her in the 1980s. Now, three other women tell BuzzFeed News that he harassed them, including one who's sharing her story publicly for the first time.
A young New York man who police claim is a gang member is suing the NYPD over its refusal to turn over records about a secretive gang database.
If it's both harmful and contagious, as research suggests, then a public health approach to the problem is warranted.
With her new anthology, Glory Edim says she wants to "capture the energy and vibrancy of what it means to be a black woman in the literary space."
This racial and political disparity is among the discoveries made by a pair of social psychologists in a paper forthcoming in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the American Psychological Association.
"It sucks, because we're still having to have conversations about why the perpetuation of racist stereotypes and the dehumanization of people of color is bad."
Terry Crews is a lot of things: an actor, a furniture designer, a flautist. He’s also a sexual assault victim. Now, eight months after taking on his assaulter, he’s leveraging his profile, his money, and his reputation to take on the system in a way he says the average victim cannot. And he's relentless.
The most critically acclaimed author in contemporary science fiction and fantasy made history this year. Now she's trying to make the future.
Both sides of the gun control debate ignores pretty much all Americans of color and their wants and needs. And it's been like that for a long time.
The Confederacy was built on slavery. How can so many Southern whites still believe otherwise?
Wrongful convictions are not isolated events. They happen in every state. They happen multiple times a week. Here's a breakdown of how and why the innocent are locked up in America.
Two killings in Paris, one year apart, have inflamed the bitter French debate over antisemitism, race and religion.
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