Rais Bhuiyan is petitioning Texas lawmakers to spare the life of the man who tried to end his.
A new book explores how big business and political systems benefit from classifying race as biological category.
The number of African Americans without jobs is now at 16.2%, with African American males at 17.5%.
With visa approved and plane ticket in hand, Palestinian cartoonist Majed Badra was uninvited from a trip to the United States.
A new documentary tells the story of the couple whose 1967 US Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia, overturned anti-miscegenation laws.
New study indicates graduates of historically black colleges may not achieve same success as counterparts who attend traditionally white schools.
African Americans are sharing shoe boxes of photos to discover their family stories.
Poet Kevin Young has written an epic poem about the Africans who revolted aboard the ship Amistad in 1839.
The new book, "The Killing of Crazy Horse" explains the prejudice behind the warrior's death.
The Motor City has become an epicenter of scantily clad shimmies, but belly dancing is still controversial.