Thea Hunter was a promising, brilliant scholar. And then she got trapped in academia’s permanent underclass.
Frederick K. Brewington’s education came at the end of a bitter civil-rights battle that engulfed New York State, more than a decade after Brown v. Board of Education.
Millicent Brown changed Charleston, then watched it stay the same.
Sonnie Hereford IV desegregated Alabama’s public schools in 1963. He was only 6 years old.
Jo Ann Allen Boyce and 11 other students desegregated their high school in Clinton, Tennessee. Then the riots came.
Hugh Price and his family fought for him to be one of the first Black students at his all-white high school in Washington, D.C. But once he was there, he “couldn’t wait for it to be over.”
University administrators should have seen this coming.
With public schools closed, at least 15 states have no free child-care options for essential workers.
How Black mayors in the South are leveraging both the power of office and the power of the street to achieve overdue changes
How can Tim Scott and Nikki Haley be what’s next for a party that has so completely embraced Trumpism?
The party opened the second night of its convention with a joint address from 17 “rising stars.” But Kamala Harris’s upcoming speech is really the one to watch.
What the infamous debate-night quarrel over busing means for the future of the Democratic ticket
Photos from the University of Texas at Austin
What will the “conscience of Congress” look like now?
Black leaders pause to reflect on the civil-rights icon and representative from Georgia, who spent decades calling for activism and “good trouble.”
Americans took to the streets to protest police brutality. But the need for systemic reform runs much deeper.
Howard University and the UC system are returning to “hybrid” teaching, bringing some students back to campus. Their leaders explain their plans.
Intentional voter suppression and unintentional suppression of the vote will collide in November.
Elected officials instinctively turn to studying problems rather than solving them.
Jaime Harrison believes South Carolina is ready for a young black Democrat.
University presidents are scrambling for answers on everything from on-campus housing to revenue-generating sports.