The first federally recognized Juneteenth has come and gone, but deep ambivalence about it remains.
The U.S. is finally reconsidering whether the massive fines and fees often levied against children and their families are fair.
It’s part of a plot to take over the country with critical race theory, or something.
Imani Barbarin is ready for uncomfortable but necessary conversations.
In the overwhelmingly white state, Black women are dramatically more likely to die giving birth.
Over 5 million Americans have lost their right to vote because they've served time in prison.
Thousands marched across the five boroughs to commemorate Juneteenth and to demonstrate against the systemic racism embedded in U.S. society.
If court reporters or jurors can’t comprehend what Black people are saying in court, these citizens can get screwed.
“No one ever sat down with freed slaves to help them process the trauma of having their families split apart or being forced to watch their brothers and sisters get lynched.”
The states themselves pick the statues, with each state getting two in the Capitol.
“An absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves.”