In 1943, simmering racial unease exploded as hundreds of white sailors stationed in Los Angeles stormed into East L.A. and began beating Hispanics.
"My 12-year-old cousin Tamir Rice was tragically shot to death by Cleveland police on November 22, 2014."
America's racial history "still casts its long shadow upon us," Obama said Saturday as he stood in solidarity and remembrance with civil rights activists.
An investigation released today finds sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
On this date in 1964, Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, became world heavyweight boxing champion by defeating Sonny Liston in a stunning upset.
There were calls for unity to end hate and bigotry in all forms for the three slain Muslim students slain in Chapel Hill, N.C. last week.
How recent these events! How deeply seared in living human memory!
The Oakland City Council has begun a new process to examine racial disparities in the city's economy and criminal justice system.
Ending the longstanding reality of unpunished police violence against black and brown men was the topic Dec. 17 at a town hall meeting.
"This issue as I see it - police killings as a symptom of the systematic and historical devaluing of black lives - seemed too big to ignore."