Aug 9, 2014 — Black people who are more recent immigrants to the United States are often seen very differently than are blacks who are native-born — as reactions to a recent speech from President Obama remind us.
Feb 25, 2014 — To mark Black History Month, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott brought five current and former African-American senators together for a historic event at the Library of Congress.
Nov 20, 2013 — By a standard test most African-Americans have low levels of vitamin D. But most African-Americans also have strong bones. It turns out that the problem is with the test, which was looking for a form of D more common in Caucasians. The variation is a result of human evolution.
Jun 10, 2013 — Nearly 1 in 4 tell pollsters they're having a hard time paying for needed prescription medicine; 1 in 3 say they struggled to pay bills from hospitals or doctors last year.
Aug 29, 2011 — In a changing America, when is it useful to describe a racial or ethnic group as a minority? Help us follow NPR over the coming months.
Dec 13, 2010 — Black writers warn liberal Democrats they risk alienating blacks with political threats to Obama. Threats of a liberal primary challenge to the first African American president won't be taken lightly one of the most loyal parts of the party's base.
Mar 3, 2008 — Who will carry the votes of Latinos in Texas?
Dec 6, 2007 — Comedian Bill Cosby, on black America.