For years, even speaking Kurdish in Turkey was a ticket to trouble. But now, Turkey's government is opening up, and even allowing Kurdish to be taught in schools. It's a small step -- and some say it's fake, symbolic only -- but it's changing everything.
Transforming himself from a felon into celebrity chef, Eddie Huang has made a name for himself with his Taiwanese sandwich shop, his blog and guest appearances on popular food shows. But before finding success, Huang, in his new memoir Fresh Off The Boat, says he felt like an outsider.
Increased incarceration rates in communities with high unemployment and poverty has some researchers questioning the drug policy in the United States. They're suggesting the drug problem is actually an outgrowth of U.S. drug policy -- which needs to be changed.
An Israeli soccer team, the only one that's been comprised of only Jewish players, ignited a storm of controversy by adding Muslim soccer players to its roster. Israeli officials are taking a firm stand against racism that has cropped up in its wake.
Chong's Oriental Market in Columbia, Mo., has been serving the city's Asian community for nearly 25 years. But as the community has diversified, owner Daewun Shin has added staples and ingredients from a whole host of other communities, especially those from Africa.
A lawsuit has been filed against U.S. law enforcement officers along the border with Canada -- accusing them of pervasive religious and racial profiling that violates U.S. law. They're accused of violating their own policies -- especially in Detroit.
Doctors have been aware of the importance of Vitamin D for a few years now. The vitamin, which is more like a hormone that other vitamin, is partly responsible for a whole host of bodily functions, including regulating just how happy you are. But it turns out that it's a lot harder for black Americans to generate Vitamin D.
The man suspected in the suburban Milwaukee shooting this weekend is a member of a white supremacist group and has been on the radar of the Southern Poverty Law Center for about a decade. But law enforcement say they'd never tracked him previously.
When a police officer was fired for hurling a racial slur at Carl Crawford, many sports fans were left scratching their heads. When did the word Monday become racist. Turns out it was sometime about 2004 — and it's not the only everyday word with veiled meaning.
Rodney King catalyzed a city and a nation when a video of his beating at the hands of the Los Angeles Police was aired on local TV stations. On Sunday, he was found dead in a pool, believed to be a victim of drowning. King famously wondered, at the height of race riots in LA, why we couldn't all just get along.