As voters head to the polls, we talk to two Democrats about an election that is testing the city’s values.
On the eve of Tuesday’s primary, the top candidates for mayor of New York City issued their sharpest criticism of the campaign.
Eric Adams and Andrew Yang tussled on questions of race in a frenetic day of campaigning, two days before the June 22 primary.
Andrew Yang and Kathryn Garcia campaigned together on Saturday in a show of unity that their top rival, Eric Adams, viewed as racially driven politics.
Mr. Adams’s police credentials have helped him rise to the top of this year’s mayoral field. But his relationship with the department is complex.
The Southern Baptist Convention appeared more concerned with combating critical race theory than conspiracy theories.
Abolishing slavery was only one step on a winding journey.
More than 20 states have introduced legislation restricting lessons on racism and other so-called “divisive concepts.”
How the Virginia governor who was embroiled in a blackface scandal became the most racially progressive leader in the state’s history.
In her opinions, Justice Sotomayor explains how Supreme Court cases are part of a larger unfolding story of where the country finds itself.
Academics believe that increases in the number of Americans familiar with the holiday, which commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., may be a result of last summer’s protests against racism.
They are not completely wrong.
Ed Litton, a moderate pastor from Alabama, won a high-stakes presidential election with the potential to reshape the future of the country’s largest Protestant denomination.
The high-stakes presidential election has the potential to reshape the future of the country’s largest Protestant denomination.
As New York’s Democratic primary nears, Black voters appear torn between Eric Adams and Maya Wiley and their divergent views on balancing public safety and civil rights.
The Annenberg Inclusion Initiative examined 4,060 executives at six types of companies, and found 19.8 percent were from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.
Season 2 of the hip-hop comedy bolsters its raunchy humor with a sharp take on white privilege in a Black art form.
The man who used television to help many North Americans start cooking Chinese food at home is as cheery as ever, but aware of some harsher truths.
Approvals for thousands of Restaurant Revitalization Fund applicants were rescinded after court orders struck down a policy that favored historically underserved groups.
Deaths in Santa Clara County, Calif., highlight a terrible disparity of the pandemic: Covid-19 killed many Hispanic Americans at younger ages.
Virginia’s governor survived a blackface scandal with the help of Black Democrats, who saw a chance for policy concessions. Both got more from the relationship than they could have imagined.
When a racist picture was discovered on his yearbook page, the governor of Virginia refused to resign. Now he’s leaving office with a widely praised progressive record on racial justice.
These initiatives that Republicans whipped up to rail against are usually not a problem, but rather a wandering outrage in search of a problem.
The Brooklyn Liberation march took place amid a wave of legislation targeting transgender children and violence that disproportionately affects Black trans women. “We are here to claim space,” one speaker said.
After 14 major league seasons, he wrote a book about Black pitchers and sang in nightclubs. “I made way more money in music than I did in baseball,” he said.
The insurgents, some adopting a pirate motif, believe that the denomination has drifted too far to the left on issues of race, gender and the strict authority of the Bible.
An Interior Department committee’s decision to allow the renaming of the sites comes nearly 30 years after Texas lawmakers first voted to change the names.
After two white families claimed a grade calculation error, a Mississippi school added their children as co-valedictorian and co-salutatorian, reviving questions about race and equity.
Jodie Turner-Smith portrays the ill-fated wife of Henry VIII in a new mini-series. The show has stirred debate in Britain, which is sort of the point.
The tile, installed beneath a mural sponsored by the Detroit Institute of Arts and intended to honor police officers, contained imagery that some associate with a rebuke of racial justice.
By all accounts, Dr. Rochelle Walensky is a fierce advocate and an empathetic scientist. But C.D.C. advice must be better attuned to the real world, critics say.
The Pentagon’s leadership is taking steps to promote inclusion in the military, prompting a political backlash.
People of color have been pivotal in some recent elections. Republicans are determined to stop that.
There are strong reasons to suspect that the mass grave was for victims of the 1921 killing, given contemporary evidence.
Reopening after a tumultuous year, this Lower East Side institution is addressing the omissions and erasures in the neighborhood’s history — and its own.
Three young men filed a suit saying they had been discriminated against during ID checks in Paris in 2017, when they were high school students. An appeals court ruled in their favor this week.
Facing a wave of animosity, many Asian Americans remain afraid of public places even as the coronavirus pandemic recedes.
À Trappes, un âpre combat oppose le maire à un enseignant qui affirme que la ville est aux mains des islamistes. Leur conflit attise le débat national sur l’identité française.
A battle erupted after a high-school teacher said that Islamists had taken over the city of Trappes, a view vigorously countered by the mayor, sharpening a national debate over French identity.
Yes, the civil liberties group is divided. What else is new?
Clare Brown uses the platform to share satirical videos in which white people are treated as a minority.
The federal government often gives less help to Black disaster survivors than their white neighbors. That’s a challenge for President Biden, who has vowed to fight both inequality and climate change.
Far-right movements have long dreamed of a moment that ends society as we’ve known it. Now, experts say, so-called accelerationist thinking is proliferating in ways that could destabilize democracy.
The power of truth and the power of community made me whole.
The Yale School of Medicine said the tone and content of a lecture by Dr. Aruna Khilanani, who has a private practice in New York, were “antithetical to the values of the school.”
Will Philadelphia be able to exclude a Catholic adoption agency from its foster care system because it refuses to work with gay couples?
The remains of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a slave trader and leader of the Ku Klux Klan, will be moved from Memphis to a Confederate museum 200 miles away.
“I had to learn to love my Blackness,” said the winner of this season’s ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race.’ “I’ve learned to love my queerness. I had to learn to love myself.”
Since the murder of George Floyd, the racial justice movement has received millions of dollars in donations. But some chapters have questioned how those funds are spent.
Retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter was speaking at an American Legion service in Hudson, Ohio, on Monday when he was intentionally silenced.