He claimed it "on behalf of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas." On Indigenous Peoples Day, there are lots of ways to distance ourselves from the historical legacy of Christopher Columbus. But one
Border Patrol agents detained her and followed her to the emergency room. They refused to leave as she got treatment.
It wasn’t long after the Border Patrol car pulled her over that she entered into a panic attack, vomiting and then eventually fainting. On the side of a road in Miami Beach, the federal agents had repeatedly
Researchers found a 73% increase for black boys and girls in high school who took surveyed between 1991 and 2017 Self-reported suicide attempts among black American teenagers are on the rise, according
The study, commissioned by the school system, also says many students of color are less likely to have access to the most rigorous curriculum in Montgomery County, with fewer enrolled in advanced math
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The clock was ticking for Jen Miller. The state of Ohio had released names of 235,000 voters it planned to purge from voter rolls in September. Ms. Miller, director of the League of Women
Will Jawando, a Democrat, is an at-large member of the Montgomery County Council. Early Saturday in Fort Worth, a white police officer executed a young black woman, Atatiana Jefferson, in her own home.
Ibram H. Rogers, 17, hadn’t even told his parents that he was entering a Martin Luther King Jr. Day oratorical contest. They found out after he won one of the early rounds and they got a videotape of performance.
A leader of the indigenous Caribbeans known as the Taíno describes how his people’s history was erased—and what they’re doing to get it back. The people we now call Taíno discovered Christopher Columbus
As more and more communities recognize October 14th as Indigenous People's Day, the question of how best to celebrate indigenous people arises. A good first step is learning about which tribes resided
What’s the difference between UCLA and the KKK? Or a neo-Nazi and a Girl Scout? These are not set-ups for jokes. They are questions the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee recently spent 2½ hours
(CNN) — Simone Biles. Coco Gauff. Brigid Kosgei. You'll want to remember their names. This trio of female athletes just had quite a weekend. One flipped her way to becoming the most decorated gymnast One
Scores of cities and a growing number of states are renaming Columbus Day to honor the history and cultures of America's indigenous peoples. For decades, Americans have marked the second Monday in October
In front were two men shouldering arms. Behind were 16 more, marching two abreast in silence, “as solemnly as a funeral procession,” and that’s exactly what it was. None would survive, except for the of
ANKENY, Iowa — When Donald Trump was elected, John Olsen felt enraged by the racial tension that fueled his rise, the silence of his white neighbors and the stories of racial discrimination he heard from
It was the nation’s largest auction of enslaved people. Now, a search for descendants of the ‘weeping time.’
So on March 2 and 3, 1859, Pierce Mease Butler, whose grandfather had signed the U.S. Constitution, sold off 429 human beings he “owned” in what historians say was the largest recorded auction of enslaved