Racial equality

Reactions to the shooting of Michael Brown and the use of force by police in Ferguson break down along racial lines. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Poll: 75 Percent Of Whites Don’t Have Any Non-White Friends

Study shows that on average white Americans have 91 out of 100 white friends, and only one black friend.

08/26/2014

A combination image shows U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (R) as he waves to supporters on Aug. 28, 1963 from the Mall in Washington, D.C., during the "March on Washington", and newly inaugurated President Barack Obama (L) speaking after being sworn in as the 44th president of the Unite States. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Holds Martin Luther King Jr. as Personal Hero

Barack Obama was 2 years old and growing up in Hawaii when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

08/27/2013

The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters on Aug. 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington D.C. (credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: More Whites Than African Americans Believe Racial Progress Made

More Whites than African-Americans believe racial progress has been made over the past 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his historic “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington.

08/24/2013

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