Hip hop artists have protested police violence in their music for decades, just like Southern blues and jazz artists did in the late 1800s.
Three photographers offer perspectives on documenting the moment: “The revolution needs to be irresistible, right?”
A new group of allies is fighting a proposed asphalt plant that threatens their health and their homes.
By addressing prejudices head-on with an open mind, blues musician Daryl Davis has succeeded in convincing over 200 KKK members and other White supremacists to disavow their allegiances.
Because the humanity of every person is what we fight for when we advocate to end police violence, to support better treatment for COVID patients and doctors, or to institute justice everywhere.
Health inequity for Black people in the U.S. is not a new phenomenon. But COVID-19 shined a light on the problem—and it’s costing lives.
While Indigenous and other people of color traditionally lack the power to enact racism, we can and do exercise clear racial prejudice against Black people.
Truth commissions and reparations programs can effectively involve all perspectives in a conflict about longstanding political and economic grievances.
A long history of racism has prevented many Black folks from owning land or homes—making it harder to accrue wealth and pass it on to future generations.
The Chronic Stress of Being Black in the U.S. Makes People More Vulnerable to COVID-19 and Other Diseases
Racism is a chronic, uncontrollable, and unpredictable stress that can wreak havoc on the mind and body.
When the Rev. Al Sharpton implored White America to “get your knee off our necks” at the memorial of George Floyd, his words were carried by news outlets across the globe.