Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Tucker Carlson Guest Says African Americans ‘Need To Move On’ From Slavery
Mark Steyn told the Fox News host the idea of reparations is "nothing real."
What Our Textbooks Get Wrong About Slavery
A 2011 Pew research poll found that nearly 48 percent of Americans still believe the Civil War was a fight over “states rights.”
Loren Elliott / Reuters
GOP Lawmakers Jettison Colin Kaepernick From Black History Month Resolution
Black legislators called the move a "slap in the face."
What Do Our Schools Fail To Teach About Slavery?
How does our failure to teach about slavery’s brutal legacy affect our ability to solve the issues facing our country today?
LOGAN CYRUS via Getty Images
Governor's Med School Blackface Photo Reopens Long History Of Bigotry In Medicine
By Deepti Hajela, AP
The revelations about Northam gave many African-Americans a new reason to be distrustful of doctors.
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Black Renters In The South Are Bearing The Brunt Of America’s Eviction Crisis
, Editorial Partner
The federal government shutdown could spike eviction rates nationwide.
Digital First Media/Orange County Register via Getty Images via Getty Images
Trump's Shutdown Will Hit Black Americans The Hardest
, Guest Writers
Many White families have savings to ride out hard times, like a shutdown furlough. But most Black families do not.
D-Keine via Getty Images
Gun Violence Has Cut More Than 4 Years Off The Life Expectancy Of Black Americans: Study
Shootings are taking almost twice as much of a toll on the life expectancy of black Americans as on that of white Americans, a new study finds.
Joe Raedle via Getty Images
The HIV Epidemic Won’t End Until We Address Health Disparities In Communities Of Color
On the eve of World AIDS Day, hundreds of HIV organizations released a federal action roadmap to end the epidemic by 2025.
skynesher via Getty Images
Are You Asking Me To Talk The 'Right' Way Or The 'White' Way?
Jolie A. Doggett
Turns out my childhood grammar lessons were actually classes on white supremacy.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
White Supremacy Is Deadly For Everyone
Including white people.
Samira Wiley, Tiffany Haddish Lead African-American Emmys Sweep
By Lynn Elber, AP
The creative arts Emmys set the table for NBC’s Sept. 17 main ceremony, which could also advance inclusivity on-screen and off.
Leah Millis / Reuters
Trump Is Turning America Into The United States Of Hopelessness
America is about aspiring to be better. Trump is clawing that aspiration out of the nation's soul.
ChristianChan via Getty Images
The Black Church Cannot ‘Pray Away’ Mental Illness
Blessed are those whose belief in God and their trust in a therapist can coexist.
HuffPost Illustration/Getty Images
Twitter Users Mock White House Message Honoring 'I Have A Dream' Speech Anniversary
One Twitter user pointed out that there is not a single African-American among White House senior staff.
Omarosa: Trump Wants 'A Race War'
"He had his agenda and that agenda did not include advancing and uniting the African-American community."
MANDEL NGAN via Getty Images
The Black-White Unemployment Ratio Has Barely Budged
Lower African-American unemployment doesn't fix a glaring racial disparity.
Bloomberg via Getty Images
Sanders’ Black Employment Falsehood
Sarah Huckabee Sanders admitted her figures for black employment growth under President Obama were incorrect.
Mark Wilson via Getty Images
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Admits Mistake On Obama's Black Employment Numbers
She wrongly said that President Obama created 195,000 jobs for black Americans in his eight years in office. The number is closer to 3 million.
Joe Amon via Getty Images
More People Now Support Allowing Businesses To Refuse LGBTQ Customers: Survey
Americans are conflicted over whether Christians like Colorado baker Jack Phillips should have the right to refuse service to queer customers.
The New York Historical Society via Getty Images
There Are No Black American Saints. These Catholics Are Working To Change That.
Xavier University of Louisiana announced a plan to help advance the sainthood causes of five black American Catholics.
The White House
What You Should Know About Code-Switching And How It Impacts The Black Community
For black Americans, code-switching could help you leave a police encounter unscathed. But changing how you speak isn't always enough to get around racism.
SAUL LOEB via Getty Images
The 2-Party System Keeps Racism In Place
Dr. Jessie Fields
, Guest Writer
Democratic and Republican leaders have routinely let down black Americans. It’s time to march toward independence.
NurPhoto via Getty Images
The Rule Of Law In America Has Always Been Selective
The next time Trump declares himself above the law, remember this.
The Daily Show
'The Daily Show' Leaks Starbucks' Training Video, And It's Hilarious
The video provides lessons on how to greet black customers and how to write their names on cups.
NICHOLAS KAMM via Getty Images
You Can't Separate Sports From Politics Because Sports Are Politics
, Guest Writer
That's why Trump keeps talking about football and why he just pardoned a black boxer.
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
FROM OUR PARTNERS
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
First-person essays, features, interviews and Q&As about life today.
Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox.