The Census Bureau has recommended that a new Middle East and North Africa (MENA) racial category be added to the next census, coming in 2020. This could be interpreted as an alarming development — but advocacy groups have been pushing for it for a while.
A Stanford study says providing high school students with ethnic studies courses may help them stay in school and stay engaged. California has passed a law to make them available at all high schools in the state.
Otherhood explores the emotions of people in the Black Lives Matter movement’s orbit: a refugee worried America is becoming more like the place he had to flee, a group determined to teach kids how to articulate their feelings; and an ally, neither black nor white, who finds her place in the protests.
Experts who study America's extremist white supremacist groups say there's clear evidence that many of them are supporting Donald Trump's candidacy for the presidency, drawn to him by his rhetoric on illegal immigration and Muslims.