Racial Bias

Shea Moisture and the Perception Institute found that white women demonstrate the strongest hostility — both explicit and implicit — against textured hair.

An Indiana elementary school's teachers are having honest discussions about race and power. The teachers are continuing the voluntary after school sessions for a third year.

Mourners gathered at St. Paul Cathedral on Thursday to pay their respects to Philando Castile, the 32-year-old Minnesota man who was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop. During the service, several people who were close to Castile spoke highly of his character. Rev. Steve Daniels Jr. spoke out: “Once again we have the […]

Black parents in Buffalo call attention to alleged institutional racism. They're prepared to seek a federal civil rights investigation.

Chicago-based Johnson Publishing has decided to sell Ebony and Jet Magazines to the Clear View Group in Austin, Texas.

A ProPublica analysis of software widely used throughout the criminal justice system inaccurately predicts future criminal activity. It also uncovered a pattern of racial bias.

According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President Obama has garnered his highest approval rating since the second time he was inaugurated. The results show that 51 percent of voters approve of how Obama is running the country; 46 percent of those polled don’t believe he is doing a […]

Federal investigators visited Wake County, N.C. to investigate complaints about racial bias in the school district. This is part of an ongoing civil rights probe.

CHICAGO (AP) — A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who…