What you need to know about the first—and strangest—vote in the 2016 presidential race.
Linde gained international notoriety in 2012 by dressing as a cake in blackface. His latest exhibition is opening Saturday in Stockholm but has already divided the local art community.
Then we meet a guy who's becoming an authority on Mexican baseball without watching any of the games.
We talked to Academy Award-winning screenwriter John Ridley about his show American Crime and how it breaks from the pack of true crime procedurals.
The director's latest is a Reconstruction-era Western filled with N-bombs and berserk provocations.
Being a hipster essentially means you struggle to give your life meaning through the things you consume and the irony you employ. Being black in America means that your struggle is for life itself.
Despite activists' protests, you can still find symbols of hate and white supremacy in New Orleans, Texas, Memphis, and pretty much all over the country.
Also this week: Some college students are upset because upset trying to get a building called Lynch Memorial Hall renamed because the word "lynch" has racial overtones.
The chairman of the American Freedom Party says his members are ready to "energize the masses" for Trump's campaign.
When AIDS first appeared on the scene in the 1980s, America was pursuing policies that lead to the mass incarceration of blacks exposed to HIV through intravenous drug use and crack-related sex work.
We also investigate gender trouble in the art world and find out how cats conquered the internet.
A new documentary shows how planting the seeds of social change begins with knowing where your food comes from.
The rapper and the septuagenarian socialist finally got to spend some QT together in Atlanta this week.
Data gathered from lawsuits and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests paint an ugly picture of police accountability in the Windy City, with whites getting their complaints addressed far more often than blacks.
Long marginalized, Asian men and black women are getting together like never before, with Facebook groups, meet-ups, and websites.
How Ben Carson's memoir Gifted Hands was basically The Tiger Mom for black families.
The Anthony Sowell case was always about more than just a psycho with a penchant for raping and butchering women. But it took me a long time to see it that way.
After two horses died last year, Racing Victoria promised they'd make things safer. Did they pull through?
The former neurosurgeon is leading Republican polls, and I still can't figure out why.
The 'Black Comedy' writer and performer knows difficult conversations are easier to have when the audience is laughing.
The point is not whether we choose to acknowledge or ignore the impact of race, but how white privilege defines all aspects of American life.
The "Kanye Western" party at UCLA is just another example of the longstanding tradition that is as internationally pervasive as it is offensive.
The discussion reportedly focused on policing, prisons, and the political rhetoric around race in the United States.
We talked to leaders and activists spearheading prison reform to find out what we can do to fix our broken penal system.