Last Build Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:09 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:09 -0500President Obama leaves office with successes in healing America's racial divide as well as work left undone. NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji explains the complicated landscape he had to navigate.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500The church Martin Luther King Junior was baptized in as a child and where he served as minister holds a special significance — especially on MLK Day.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0500Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says school segregation will continue to exist in America "as long as individual parents continue to make choices that only benefit their own children."
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:02:24 -0500Washington, D.C. community activist and restaurateur Andy Shallal talks about organizing the alternative inaugural ball, to be held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 07:07:00 -0500Unlike other migrants who arrive on American soil without visas, Cubans once had a unique place in U.S. immigration policy. Not anymore.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 07:07:21 -0500Do people still believe the age-old notion that the next generation will deliver us from racism? Code Switch asked young and old(er). They rarely agreed on the answer.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:02:00 -0500President Obama has designated three new national monuments related to civil rights, including the church in Birmingham, Ala. where four black girls were killed in a 1963 Ku Klux Klan bombing.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:27:00 -0500As his administration ends, Obama has protected more historic, cultural and natural sites than any other president before him. The new sites are in South Carolina and in Birmingham and Anniston, Ala.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:34:00 -0500There's a place in Tucson, Ariz., where many cultures combine. The Catholic Mission San Xavier del Bac is over 300 years old, and white and Latino Catholics as well as two native tribes call it home.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:15:00 -0500Pew surveyed nearly 8,000 officers. Among other things, the group asked about recent killings of black civilians by police and the protests that followed. Officers said they now feel less safe.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:30:00 -0500Latino leaders have been trying for months to meet with Trump. His transition team finally hosted a meeting on Tuesday. Attendees said most of those invited were conservative.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:30:00 -0500The man was held captive and beaten by four people who livestreamed the attack. He was white. His tormentors were black. Calling that a hate crime doesn't tell the whole story.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 18:02:47 -0500Congressman Danny Davis is a Democrat representing Illinois's 7th District, which includes some Chicago neighborhoods hardest hit by gun violence. His own grandson was shot and killed last November.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 07:00:00 -0500Appalachia is thousands of miles from Nigeria. But at a potluck dinner in rural Kentucky, natives of the two places found points of connection between their cultures.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 10:49:00 -0500Urban farms have flourished in the city's vacant lots. Two nonprofits are using their harvest for a line of jams honoring the history and old family recipes of the local African-American community.