In an interview with BET, President Obama says the video makes it harder to argue that “maybe blacks are exaggerating” about aggressive police behavior.
President Barack Obama is prescribing time and vigilance to tackle problems as entrenched in American society as racism and bias.
Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges says America today looks a lot like the world she helped break apart 54 years ago: A nation with segregated schools and racial tension.
Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., argues that a deep-rooted racism in some parts of the South are behind the president’s unpopularity in the region.
For years, librarians at a small central Illinois library gossiped that a tattered book lying on one of its shelves justifying racism may have been in the hands of none other than Abraham Lincoln, the Great Emancipator.
People perceive race differently in tough economic times, with African-Americans appearing “blacker” to whites – a trend reflecting that many social groups become more exclusionary when presented with “competition” for scarce resources.
Some residents of a predominantly white New Hampshire town are upset with racist remarks they say a police commissioner has made about President Barack Obama.
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., ridiculed congressional lawmakers at a Tuesday transportation hearing, saying that many of his colleagues are afraid of “the tea party,” and others are opposed to any action under President Obama “because he’s the wrong color.”
Residents of a Virginia town are upset after finding Easter eggs containing racist notes on their lawns.
A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that African-American men who reported high levels of racial discrimination, or who have internalized anti-black attitudes, have an increased risk of premature death and chronic disease than white people.