Toni Morrison, the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, passed away on August 5th, 2019.
The current USWNT has filed a class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation, arguing they had experienced gender-based discrimination in terms of payment.
On April 11, 2019, the Sudanese military council announced that President Omar al-Bashir had been ousted.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 covers race, sex, religion, and national origin; however, transgender status and sexual orientation have yet to be included.
An old photo from a Virginia governor’s yearbook emerged depicting one person wearing blackface and another dressed in traditional Ku Klux Klan attire.
4,743 lynchings took place from 1882-1968. But 1968 was a long time ago, and those days are behind us… aren’t they? Maybe not.
African American voices and achievements have too long been ignored or marginalized by our society…