The woman was charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon on Saturday, the authorities said.
Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ in Chicago, where thousands paid their respects to the murdered teenager in 1955, was placed on a new list of endangered historic places in the United States.
When a majority of City Council members promised to “end policing as we know it” after George Floyd’s killing, they became a case study in how idealistic calls for structural change can falter.
“Philip Guston Now” has become Philip Guston in 2024, after four museums postponed an artist’s show that includes Klan imagery.
A self-described fan of the sport, Jordan will form a team with Bubba Wallace as the driver, possibly helping to draw African-American interest in a largely white sport.
The “unschooling” movement might help us deal with the problems posed by remote learning.
The system erased her as if she never existed.
Supply-chain problems have interrupted Black women’s efforts to stockpile during the pandemic.
As he accepted the award for outstanding writing, Cord Jefferson thanked his therapist, and he wasn’t kidding.
The coronavirus has added strain to Wisconsin voters already facing challenges to ballot access.
Unrest has again rocked the city after a grand jury in Kentucky declined to bring charges against the two officers who shot Breonna Taylor.
No police officer will have to answer for Breonna Taylor’s death. This never gets easier.
Amazingly, the school did something to fix it.
Asked by reporters about two issues of deep importance to Democrats, the party’s nominee was circumspect. The Biden campaign later released a fuller statement about Ms. Taylor.
Interestingly, the suburban vote may not be one of them.
The predominantly white neighborhoods outside Wisconsin’s largest city, among the nation’s most racially segregated suburbs, could be a key part of President Trump’s narrowing path to re-election.
A report shows Black neighborhoods have been more heavily patrolled, but police officials have said that enforcement is mostly driven by 911 and 311 calls, not racial bias.
Fury over the killing of Ms. Taylor by the police has fueled tense demonstrations in Louisville, Ky., and elsewhere. A decision on whether to charge the officers involved may come soon.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on identity in Hollywood writers’ rooms — and more.
Tracy Clayton and Josh Gwynn use their encyclopedic memory of pop culture moments as a balm in trying times.
A docuseries on slavery through the lens of sunken slave ships that never reached their destination — ships that became mass graves of kidnapped Africans.
Campaign volunteers go door to door to rouse voters on Election Day. Now some stay outside polling places, asking voters to text friends to join in.
Sarah Collins Rudolph lost her right eye at age 12 when a bomb went off at the 16th Street Baptist Church and killed four Black girls, including her sister.
Prosecutors said a coroner had determined that Tommie McGlothen’s death in Shreveport in April was preventable because the officers should have known he needed medical treatment.
The Black Lives Matter movement has revived a simmering debate about the legacy of colonialism, potentially inspiring change in other Caribbean countries.
“The Spook Who Sat by the Door,” a 1973 parable about institutional racism, was pulled from theaters after only a few weeks. The New York Film Festival is giving new life to the cult film.
Early indications are promising. But automated systems provide rich opportunities to perpetuate bias.
“There’s so much more that comes with being Black apart from dealing with racism,” says Theresa Ikoko, a Londoner whose movie “Rocks” opened this week.
Black Girl Hockey Club started as a group formed to help Black women feel more comfortable attending games, but has gotten the ear of executives who want to make the sport more inclusive.
Janelle Monáe and her directors tackled slavery’s terrible legacy. But re-enacting scenes of bondage demanded reserves of strength.
In her new book, “Just Us,” the poet and essayist repeatedly asks how race is understood and manifested in American culture.
“American Struggle” at the Met shows an artist searching out bits of the nation’s history that have been edged out, and making visible the fight for racial equality.
The Falcons, who play in the home city of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., are making voting rights a priority this season.
A prolific author, essayist, columnist and social critic, he challenged conventional thinking on race and avant-garde music.
Ms. Moore took a break from basketball to help free Jonathan Irons. His conviction on burglary and assault charges was overturned in March.
Why do a vast majority of Black Americans, despite our diverse politics, vote the same? Because our rights are always on the ballot.
In a candid interview, the comic discusses America’s summer of strife, Trump, blackface and his dramatic turn in the new season of “Fargo.”
Two men died of meth overdoses at the home of a West Hollywood political donor. Dark conspiracy theories abounded— but the truth is even darker
Her appointment at the America’s Test Kitchen magazine comes as the food media addresses racial inequality.
Rooks, a host at Bleacher Report, said being a Black woman in sports journalism has its challenges, but her approach — capturing players’ full humanity — gives her an edge.
In 1860, the Wide Awakes mobilized against slavery and for Abraham Lincoln. A new collective is tapping into their spirit today.
In the aftermath of the botched police raid in which Ms. Taylor was killed, the city also agreed to institute changes in policing.
Despite pledges to nominate more members of underrepresented ethnic and racial groups, companies have made little progress over the last five years.
Officer Juan Delacruz has been charged with aggravated assault by a public servant in the deadly encounter.
Wunmi Mosaku, who plays Ruby in the HBO horror thriller, discusses Sunday’s extraordinary episode: “The worst thing was the shape-shifting.”
The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office said the deputy was terminated for “excessive use of force” after a video showing him pinning and punching Roderick Walker, 26, was circulated widely on social media.
Several teams stayed in the locker room for the pregame playing of the national anthem, while some players knelt during it or wore decals and shirts against hate and racism.
The Voices of East Harlem went from community stages to the Isle of Wight Festival, blending the soul-cleansing power of Christian songs with R&B, funk and rock on “Right On Be Free.”
Former and current employees accuse Dr. Lucica Ditiu, leader of Stop TB, of harassment and bullying. The complaints threaten to slow prevention efforts worldwide.
The people who now represent the United States, interacting with visiting foreign leaders in Washington and at the highest levels abroad, are overwhelmingly white and male.