The Black Lives Matter movement’s support for Palestine is a reminder how African Americans have linked the Palestinian struggle with theirs since the early days of the black liberation movement.
Even if the FDA is successful, the ban is likely to take years to implement amid possible legal challenges from the tobacco industry, which has targeted Black Americans in its menthol marketing.
Members of Malcolm X's family have made public what they described as a letter written by a deceased police officer stating that the New York Police Department and FBI were behind the 1965 killing of the famed activist and civil rights advocate.
Two days out from the inauguration, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris took breaks from their prep to honour the civil rights hero.
After the Capitol Hill mob attack, divisions in the US have been more apparent than ever. Here's a closer look at three crucial periods in US history where political polarisation was at its worst.
We shouldn’t downplay what vice president-elect Kamala Harris means as a minority woman in high office, but we can’t ignore her complicated past nor a system she inhabits that is built to thwart change.
A Florida immigration facility has repeatedly served pork-based and expired halal meals to Muslim detainees throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, forcing them to choose between religion and nourishment.
The non-violent civil rights warrior who marched with Martin Luther King Jr and nearly died from police beatings before serving for decades as a US congressman, died of cancer.
In Minneapolis, where Floyd died in police custody, the city agreed to ban police chokeholds and require officers to intervene any time they see unauthorized force by another officer.
The last round of police violence to have convulsed the US speaks to a normalisation of state violence towards minorities.
America's relationship to Islam goes back to the early 1800s, when Muslim slaves fought for their freedom — and there are lessons in it for America today.
A shared complexion does not mean black culture is homogeneous. It's rather diverse with layers of intricacies just like any non-black culture.
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