Bill, Melinda Gates Turn Attention Toward Poverty In AmericaBill and Melinda Gates say they're now digging into the layers of U.S. poverty that they haven't been deeply involved with at the national level, including employment, race, housing, mental health, incarceration and substance abuse.
MLK III Calls Out Trump On Alleged Immigration CommentsMartin Luther King Jr.'s eldest son is calling out President Donald Trump following accusations the president used a vulgarity to describe African countries.
Families Affected By Violence To Have MLK Day ConversationLoved ones of a black man fatally shot by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and two law enforcement officers — one black and one white — ambushed and killed in that city 12 days later will take part in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day discussion.
Harvey's Racial Optics Much Different Than KatrinaThe charges of racism that swirled after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 12 years ago have yet to surface as Houston recovers from the floods unleashed by Hurricane Harvey.
Poll: Three-Quarters Of Americans Say They Lack InfluenceThree-quarters of Americans agree that people like themselves have too little influence in Washington, rare unanimity across political, economic, racial and geographical lines.
Dixon Takes 3rd Indy 500 Pole With Fastest Speeds In 21 YearsThe New Zealander finished with a four-lap average of 232.164 mph, claiming his third Indianapolis 500 pole with the best qualifying run in 21 years.
Counting Americans: A New Mideast Box On Census Is SensitiveThe Census Bureau on February 28 for the first time recommended including a new Middle East/North Africa category, which would mostly affect Muslims.
Supreme Court Orders New Hearing For Black Texas InmateThe Supreme Court has ordered a new court hearing for a black Texas prison inmate who claims improper testimony about his race tainted his death sentence.
Supreme Court Takes Up Cases About Race In RedistrictingThe Supreme Court is taking up a pair of cases in which African-American voters maintain that Southern states discriminated against them in drawing electoral districts.
Report: People Killed By Police Broken DownAccording to The Guardian page The Counted, as of Sept. 23 the largest number of people by race killed by police this year are white -- 387 people.
Texas DPS Plans To Regularly Review Traffic StopsDPS for years has asserted its troopers don't conduct the illegal practice of profiling motorists based on race or ethnicity.
At Town Hall, President Obama Confronts Race Issues Bigger Than PoliceAmerica's fraught debate about tensions between blacks and police spilled over Thursday into hang-wringing about societal problems beyond any one person's capacity to fix -- even the president.