To Some Defenders, Gun Ruling Could Right a Racial Wrong
When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down New York’s tight restrictions on who can carry a handgun, condemnation erupted from liberal leaders and activists. But some public defenders, often allies of progressive activists, have praised the court’s ruling, saying gun-permitting rules like New York’s have long been a license for racial discrimination.
In Preparing Reparations, RI City Focuses on Black Enclaves Razed for Development
As Providence, Rhode Island, gears up to provide reparations to Black residents for centuries of injustices, city officials are looking beyond just the city’s role in the slave trade.
Taye Diggs' New Children's Book ‘Why?' Explores Racial Injustice
“Why?: A Conversation About Race” is an unvarnished look at social activism from the eyes of Black children as they struggle to understand demands for change.
These 2 Doctors Are Working to Bring Racial Equality to the COVID Fight
Dr. Katya Corado and Dr. Lance Okeke are concerned about what they see as a hesitancy among members of the Latino and Black communities to participate in COVID-19-related studies. Fortunately, the infectious disease specialists are in a position to do something about it.
‘A Way We Resist': Quilts Honor Victims of Racial Violence
A quilt exhibit at Jackson State University honors dozens of lives lost in the U.S. to racial violence