Work crews in Richmond began taking down an enormous monument to Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart on Tuesday, the third major statue to be cleared away in less than a week, as the Confederacy's former capital rushes to remove symbols of oppression in response to protests against police brutality and racism.
The deal between Kaepernick’s production arm, Ra Vision Media, and The Walt Disney Co. was announced on July 6. The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice, and the quest for equity. It also will provide a platform to showcase the work of directors and producers of color.
A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was ripped from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches, delivered in that city in 1852.
Lift Every Voice and Sing” was created more than a century ago. But the hymn dubbed as the Black national anthem has resurrected a beacon of hope during recent nationwide protests.
A northern Illinois auto museum has no plan to stop displaying a Dodge Charger from the “Dukes of Hazzard” television show with the Confederate battle flag painted atop the vehicle.
President Trump on Friday announced the creation of a National Garden of American Heroes to pay tribute to historically significant Americans -- a garden that will include former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and baseball star Jackie Robinson among past presidents, anti-slavery advocates and others.
Hecklers at an Iowa high school baseball game hurled racist taunts towards the lone black player at Charles City High School.
Today, with thousands protesting nationwide against racial injustice, a years-old push is gaining steam to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge in honor of Rep. John Lewis, who led the 1965 marchers on “Bloody Sunday.” But the idea is drawing opposition in Selma, including from some who marched with Lewis that day.
Black-owned businesses are enjoying a surge in support amid the national reckoning on racism sparked by George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis.
“NYC is cutting Police $’s by ONE BILLION DOLLARS, and yet the @NYCMayor is going to paint a big, expensive, yellow Black Lives Matter sign on Fifth Avenue, denigrating this luxury Avenue,” Trump tweeted Wednesday.
President Donald Trump is vowing to veto a massive defense bill to keep military bases such as Fort Bragg named after Confederate officers, swimming against sentiment in his own party and imperiling a 3% pay raise for the troops.
Walmart says the items were sold by third-party sellers and will be removed 'indefinitely.'
The Confederate battle flag is losing its place of official prominence in the South 155 years after the end of the Civil War.
Starbucks and Coca-Cola are just some of the companies which have publicly announced their support in recent days for the “Stop Hate for Profit” campaign.
From monuments to murals, artists across our area are assessing public works.
Some activists pushing for its removal would like to see a monument to an African-American woman in its place
Mississippi legislators have voted to raucous cheers and applause to remove a Confederate battle emblem from their state flag.
Country artists have long been hesitant to address racial issues, but the rallies over racial injustice this year have become too important for the genre to ignore.
Their official website has a message across the top that reads: "We want to meet this moment."
New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show that for the first time nonwhites and Hispanics were a majority of people under age 16 in 2019.