Forty-five percent of New York City eighth-graders got into top-tier high schools, but only 5 percent are Black and 7 percent are Latino. Why is there such a large diversity gap in elite schools when NYC is one of the most diverse cities in the world?
Fashion magazine Vogue has decided to publish a spread featuring a model in Blackface in one of its international editions, and it’s not the first time. Even more shocking are the number of Americans who think Blackface is OK.
Dangers and mortality rates for Black women suffering from breast cancer are on the increase, according to a new study, and advanced technology is partly to blame. Why is this happening and what can be done to help Black women live longer, healthier lives?
In one of her first interviews since her empire fell apart, Paula Deen compares being branded as a bigot to Michael Sam’s coming out before the NFL draft. And she may get more chances to share her views publicly thanks to a very large investment that could get her back on TV.
An in-depth dive by a British think tank finds it’s not how many times a day or how many times an hour racist tweets are sent, it’s more like how many a minute. We look at just how often and what the most common derogatory terms used are.