The opioid crisis is often seen as a scourge of white rural areas and the Rust Belt, but among blacks and Latinos in the Bronx it has been a constant presence.
With battering rams and flash-bang grenades, SWAT teams fuel the risk of violence as they forcibly enter suspects’ homes. Five months and 85 miles apart, two cases took starkly divergent legal paths.
German authorities looked the other way as a right-wing terrorist cell went on a seven-year killing spree. Now they won’t look in the mirror.
Black artists struggling with mental health issues are nothing new, but shifting empathy emerged late last year in the wake of Kid Cudi’s admission of mental health issues and Kanye West’s hospitalization. But Banks doesn't get that empathy.
African men were shackled together and packed as closely as spoons on the passage from Africa to America, a trip that would often last for months.
“The next time I go to visit her family I’m going to be having nightmares.”
A Georgia town reckons with symbols of the nation’s past.
Omarosa Manigault — a former Democrat turned "Trumplican" — now holds an important position inside the White House. Her rise has sent black Republicans into an existential crisis as they find themselves trying to get a seat at the table.
Rare, century-old photographs help illustrate the story of 272 slaves sold by Jesuit priests to secure the future of Georgetown University.
In referring to slaves as “immigrants,” Ben Carson followed a long-standing American tradition of eliding the ugliness that is part of the country’s history.
A documentary says security footage suggests that the young man may not have been stealing from a Ferguson convenience store before he was shot by the police.
Historian Matthew Pinkser offers a concise summary of the arguments that helped propel Abraham Lincoln to the national stage.
Examining the system that drives police killings — and its consequences for everyone.
Comedian Dave Chappelle joins in the conversation over police misconduct in Yellow Springs, Ohio at New Year's Eve.
On Monday, after his confirmation as the secretary of housing and urban development, Ben Carson made one hell of a comment.
Inside the complex legacy of the print shop at Colorado's Camp Amache.
Megan Phelps-Roper was five when she first stood on a picket line clutching a hateful sign. It took a while, but she eventually saw the light, and her story is a powerful one.
If this sketch seems like it's being too harsh about the shortcomings of white feminism, maybe it's time to consult with a sketch comedy physician.
Don't start the video if you haven't seen Jordan Peele's fantastic movie, because you will get spoiled. The jokes will work better if you've seen it (and wow do they work well).
The Supreme Court has given a Mexican defendant a chance for new trial following a juror's racist remarks.
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