Jul 15, 2014 — In a case sent back by the Supreme Court last year, a federal appellate court ruled Tuesday that the university's use of race as a factor in admissions is acceptable. Plaintiffs have vowed to appeal.
Jun 22, 2014 — A Los Angeles doctor recently received an $8.5 million grant to train city barbers to measure hypertension, a condition that's common — and deadly — among African-American men.
May 17, 2014 — On the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, Attorney General Eric Holder and first lady Michelle Obama said racism is still alive and there is work yet to be done.
Apr 18, 2014 — Top Democrats have said recently that some GOP opposition to President Obama and his agenda is based on race. It's an explosive message that might drive Democratic voters to the polls.
Mar 19, 2014 — An investigation into how NPR should refer to the Washington team concludes that it is time to pull back on using the team's name. Does anyone believe it won't be toast anyway?
Jan 22, 2014 — The Seattle Seahawks player's post-game interview set off another national discussion about race because of the way many reacted to it with not-so-veiled slurs. He tells CNN that it's those who posted racial comments about him afterward who "showed their true character."
Aug 22, 2013 — Fewer than half of Americans say the United States has made substantial progress in treating all races equally, according to a new poll released by the Pew Research Center Thursday.
May 22, 2013 — Some people are comfortable asking pretty bold questions about race. What are the most hilarious or outlandish questions you've been asked?
May 12, 2013 — The last Census showed 9 million people, about 3 percent of the population, reporting more than one race. That's an increase of one-third from the decade before — and that number is only going up.
Feb 25, 2013 — Many African-Americans complained about the bureau's use of the word during the 2010 Census, calling it offensive and outdated. On Monday, officials said they would stop using it.