Many French people favor the English word "black" over the local equivalent "noir." Why? There's a history behind it that dates back decades — in fact, two histories: the French version seeks to be color-blind while the American one recognizes race at every turn.
Students and staff at a high school in Oregon have come together to fight back against the hurtful words they've experienced at school and in their community.
How does race, economic background or language proficiency affect graduation rates in the US public high schools? Rank them!
Otherhood talks to people who refuse to live within a stereotype. Each of them, in their own way, is trying to help society accept people who don’t fit the status quo.
Sometimes it can feel like children of immigrants in the United States have a duty to be grateful. But Bianca Tylek felt she had to speak out — after the public defacement of black faculty portraits at Harvard Law.
A sociologist, a public health director and a Hollywood actress are all asking the same question but finding their own way to define their immigrant identity.
A 2014 study by UCLA researchers found that New York has some of the most racially segregated public schools in the US.
It wasn't until he was appointed to the California Supreme Court that Goodwin Liu discovered he was more than a justice — he was an Asian American role model.
Latinos in the US who pass down a tradition of food, family and healing are healthier than non-Latinos. But can they sustain that as generations become more assimilated?
Using community college education to chip away at poverty in western Texas.