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The Texas native was the first African American to receive the Navy Cross for valor.
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"Choosing to go by my Nigerian first name has served as my daily act of resistance."
Politics
“I am here today because of the power of these institutions to uplift and bring about opportunity to Black Americans," the 2020 presidential candidate said.
U.S. News
Anti-smoking activists are using the increased attention on vaping to target menthol cigarettes, but some African Americans say menthol cigarette bans will lead to discrimination.
Women
The New York City park, which currently has 23 statues honoring historic men, will erect a monument depicting Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Sojourner Truth.
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President Donald Trump compared the impeachment inquiry to a lynching, and it didn’t sit well with Democrats.
Politics
The research underscores the challenges the Census Bureau faces in getting certain demographic groups to respond to the decennial survey.
Entertainment
The British actor had not been a popular choice, especially considering past comments about American Blacks.
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After watching the video, I wondered, "was that what Marie really thought of me?"
U.S. News
‘Reparations has hit the mainstream.'
Politics
Biden is leading in South Carolina, but Warren supporters hope a focus on the state — plus her education and child care plans — can win over African Americans.
Politics
In a new poll, only about a quarter of Americans say they believe President Trump personally opposes white nationalism.
Food & Drink
Imagery has the power to turn a seemingly innocent depiction of fruit into the stereotyping of an entire group of people.
U.S. News
Whites used to put nails at the bottom of pools in Cincinnati and pour bleach and acid in pools with black bathers in St. Augustine, Florida.
U.S. News
In 1910, rural black families held between 16 million and 19 million acres of farmland. Active farms how account 2.5 million acres.
Politics
While all four candidates received good marks from a mostly black audience in Charleston, Sen. Elizabeth Warren may have made the biggest impression.
Black Voices
Pope Francis has moved the Rev. Augustus Tolton into the second stage of the four-part canonization process. There are still no black American Catholic saints.
Politics
The hearing highlighted the stigma of mental illness and the growing number of suicides among African American youth.
Black Voices
Kahlil Greene said he pursued the top position at his university to "amplify the voices of the underserved communities on campus.”
Politics
"The scheme has its basis in racism — an 1890 post-Reconstruction attempt to keep African Americans out of statewide office," said former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.