Asian Americans struggle to find their place in a Black and white world

When the murder of George Floyd inspired nationwide protests over the summer Asian Americans felt a call to action that overrode cultural norms that discourage complaining and speaking out. 

Special Report: New Hampshire Primary 2020

More Black Voters are with Bernie

After watching Joe Biden stumble, some Black voters are flocking to Senator Bernie Sanders, who they believe is a better choice for their community.


Diverse books are lacking in the NYC elementary curriculum

Parents and students on the steps of the Tweed Courthouse, which houses the city’s Department of Education, voicing their displeasure […]

Special Report: Midterm Elections 2018

Fear of Voter Suppression Energizes Georgia Democrats

The Democratic Field Office in Glynn County, Georgia was jammed with folding tables and mismatched chairs. The walls and windows […]


Social Justice Art showcases tough memories and hopes

Some installations focus on the role of African American women in society, while others call attention to the years of slavery.


NYC Sparx gives Bronx girls a love of STEM and art

one of the main challenges for girls from minority communities who want to get into technology, including Latina or African-American girls, is economics.


African American parents protest Garner decision

African American parents join protestors in asking for justice in the aftermath of the grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who killed unarmed Eric Garner when attempting to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes.


Rally in memory of Trayvon Martin

February 26th marks the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death. Protestors rallied this week in an effort to demand justice for his death and others like him

Special Report: Election 2012

Black Voters Face Pressure from Voting Restrictions and from One Another

Some African-American voters feel they are under pressure in the Nov. 6 elections to vote for Barack Obama.


Hair salon reflects changing neighborhood

Diversity has brought hope and new clients to Crown Heights.