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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:10:00 -0400Police officers, some of them in riot gear, removed protesters who refused to leave private land in North Dakota where a pipeline is supposed to be built.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:20:00 -0400A subway ride hammers home the reality that many Muslims face: While they fear being hurt by terrorists and vigilantes, others see them as a threat.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:44:00 -0400Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline have been raging. Tribe leader Dave Archambault II says he's telling supporters "not to react to any form of aggression that law enforcement brings."
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:23:00 -0400The U.S. Census Bureau may add a new category to its 2020 form for people of Middle Eastern or North African descent. The category — called "MENA" for short — encompasses a broad range of identities.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:32:00 -0400Gene Demby thought a visit to Ghana for a wedding would be fun and uncomplicated, but it sent him down a road of introspection about black fatherhood and its connection to America's original sin.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense's reputation has been mostly misunderstood. Rachel Martin speaks with co-founder Bobby Seale and Stephen Shames, who photographed the group from 1967 to 1973.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:07:00 -0400Many experts agree with an appeals court's decision last month that dreadlocks aren't a common racial characteristic. But left undecided: What's a common racial characteristic?
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:11:00 -0400Julia Shearson of CAIR, former Ohio state senator Nina Turner, Akron Honey Company CEO Wesley Bright, and Brad Whitehead of the Fund for Our Economic Future discuss race relations in Cleveland, Ohio.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:53:00 -0400Latino colleagues from across NPR shared their family stories for Hispanic Heritage Month, exposing a rich array of experiences: loss, longing, contradiction and triumph.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:49:00 -0400A rash of incidents involving guards' use of violence against prisoners, sometimes caught on video, is fueling calls for accountability. Others say the focus should be on increasingly violent inmates.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:23:00 -0400Journalist Beth Macy talks about George and Willie Muse, black albino brothers who were born in the Jim Crow South and were forced to become circus freaks. Her new book, Truevine, retells their story.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:32:00 -0400The past few years have seen a rise in racial tensions across the country. What can be done to heal racial divides?
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 05:03:00 -0400Implicit bias has become a key part of the national dialogue on race in America. To learn more about the history of the term, we turn to Mahzarin Banaji, one of the researchers who founded the theory.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 17:15:00 -0400Journalist and author Jeff Chang has been writing about race for years. His new book We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation looks at recent tragedies and protests.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 17:15:00 -0400The Lincoln Cemetery in Gulfport, Fla., is the final resting place of many locally prominent African-Americans. It has also been neglected throughout much of its history.