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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:34:00 -0400A quota system for public universities and government jobs was meant to increase the number of Afro-Brazilians. But it has been abused and now a committee will decide an applicant's race.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:07:00 -0400What do you do when a friend or loved one talks about race in a way that makes you cringe? Karen Good Marable, Aaron Sanchez, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza and Channing Kennedy tell us how they reacted.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400A new study by researchers at Yale found that pre-K teachers, white and black alike, spend more time watching black boys, expecting trouble.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:50:25 -0400NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Clemson University professor Chenjerai Kumanyika about how he's discussing race and the criminal justice system with students in light of recent police-involved shootings.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:38:00 -0400The Justice Department's Community Relations Service has sent mediators to communities such as Ferguson, Mo., and Baltimore. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Grande Lum, the program's former director.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:35:26 -0400The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is open to the public after a dedication ceremony on Saturday. President Obama cut the ribbon on the brand new museum.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:35:00 -0400Corine Mack is president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg chapter of the NAACP. She tells NPR's Rachel Martin how her community is responding in the wake of the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:42:00 -0400In the barbershop, contributors comment on the news making the rounds this week: Ron Christie, Arun Venugopal and Jolene Ivey, former representative of the Maryland House of Delegates, join the panel.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:40:00 -0400The National Museum of African American History and Culture opens on the National Mall on Saturday. NPR's Sam Sanders talks to visitors and tells us what it was like on the first day.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:47:10 -0400Rebecca Lee teaches in Tulsa. Lee has been talking with students about their feelings after Terence Crutcher, whose daughter attends her school, was shot to death. She shared them publicly online.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:47:00 -0400Tuesday's police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott began a tumultuous week in Charlotte, including protests and violence. Scott's family released a video of the shooting, recorded by his wife on Friday.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:03:00 -0400Willie Harris had to train himself in a Los Angeles park to become one of the nation's first black stunt doubles. Now he'll be celebrated as an icon of black history.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:26:00 -0400A new study found that a major reason for the gap in wages between black and white workers is what's left over after controlling for variables like education and experience.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:38:00 -0400The scene plays out under bright sunlight, from a vantage point that's a short distance away from the confrontation between Keith Lamont Scott and Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:11:00 -0400Hundreds marched to protest the death of Keith Lamont Scott. National Guard troops joined police and protesters on the streets, and the city established — but did not enforce — a midnight curfew.