Her career is an inspiration for pretty much any woman in show business, so it's extra frustrating that she keeps making shitty jokes about Asians.
A new history of brutal lynchings at the same spot in 1918 and 1942 offers insight into the terror of white supremacy.
For black women, life in America can be full of struggle. Beyoncé's ambitious new visual album recognizes that painful truth while lifting up her sisters with an empowered resilience.
We talked to five black atheists about what it's like to be black in America and reject the the idea of a higher power.
The Anita Hill hearings were just the opening chapter in a long, and deeply bizarre, career.
Peter Liang, who became notorious as a rookie cop who accidentally shot and killed a man two years ago, got probation and community service despite protests from Black Lives Matter activists.
The former president defended his 1994 crime bill, and the now-infamous phrase his wife used to defend it.
It took two weeks of protesting for Black Lives Matter Toronto to get a response from the government. Here's why they believe that wasn't good enough.
The feds are set to issue new rules on cash loans taken out by the working poor. So why are Sunshine State lawmakers standing in their way?
Spoiler alert: Some of our fetishes are kind of oppressive.
Even by the standards of racism in America's Deep South, this case—which centers on a prosecutor who's been arrested twice for drunk driving—is pretty crazy.
Surprisingly, a recent crackdown is not enough for some locals who think officials are holding back because they don't want cleanup efforts to look like racism.
"Did we know we were lying about the drugs? Of course we did."
Overworked public defenders say they're being forced to take on cases under threat of jail time in what amounts to a criminal justice nightmare.
Newspaper clips obtained by VICE suggest the Republican frontrunner's father may have worn the robe and hood of a Klansman in 1927.
After I was asked to leave by security for merely standing silently during a Trump event in South Carolina, a video of me went viral, and I was suddenly a subject on conservative talk radio.
About a quarter of the ex-cons who can't vote in America live in the Sunshine State.
We spoke to the novelist about The Ballad of Black Tom, which repurposes Lovecraft's most racist story in a brilliant and timely way.
Blackass, the debut novel from A. Igoni Barrett, is a hilarious tale of race, sexuality, and Kafkaesque metamorphosis.
His 1995 murder trial was all about race, sex, and policing—issues that haven't exactly disappeared from the national radar.
Being a black activist means getting a ton of crappy mail/Twitter hate. I'd normally ignore them, but some letters just deserve a little feedback.
Ben Carson is just the latest in a long line of people who have questioned the president's race.
In Laurens, South Carolina, there's a view that any racial prejudice tamer than snarling dogs, fire hoses, and "Whites Only" signs isn't really racism, but something ingrained in a lost culture, and therefore is forgivable.
In a sermon, Louis Farrakhan defended Beyoncé, saying that the singer "started talking all that black stuff... and white folks were like, 'We don't know how to deal with that.'"