Black and Latino business groups understand the daunting agenda facing the Biden administration, but say small businesses are the lifeblood of the economy.
"We are honored the movement is being recognized, and are more energized than ever to continue to fight for Black lives," Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors told Newsweek.
Black History Month is celebrated throughout February, and Netflix, Hulu and other streaming services are offering fantastic movies from iconic Black directors and actors telling important stories.
Educators said the request from Rep. Emory Dunahoo threatens political independence and academic freedom of university and colleges.
"What I cannot understand is why the school board is advancing a plan to have all these schools renamed by April, when there isn't a plan to have our kids back in the classroom by then," Breed said, after the board voted to rename dozens of schools with racist or offensive connotations.
As a transgender person myself, I was devastated each time an Airman reached out to me for help in transitioning and I had to break the news that under current policy, they couldn't.
"Building a more equitable economy is essential if Americans are going to compete and thrive," Biden's Domestic Policy Council director Susan Rice said Tuesday.
Black and brown communities would be "disproportionately impacted" by widened terrorism-related legislation.
Chavez was posthumously awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor, by former president Bill Clinton.
President Joe Biden's order overturning former President Donald Trump's diversity training ban said that "a historic movement for justice has highlighted the unbearable costs of systemic racism."
Vice President Kamala Harris has said that Marshall, the great-grandson of a slave who won a landmark civil-rights case and became the first Black Supreme Court Justice, is a hero of hers.
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."
The Google Doodle depicts a modern-day mural that pays tribute to the Montgomery Bus Boycotts and the Selma to Montgomery March.
"For me to be able to know that my grandchildren will able to say, 'My grandmother was Batwoman,' that is freaking dope!" the actress told Newsweek recently.
"Imagine confusing your rich white lady privilege with diversity," one Twitter user wrote on Sunday, summing up a lot of the feeling that's burbling online.
"I'm honored, man. And I'm humbled. Because of them. I can't tell you how many pancakes my dad flipped or eggs he scrambled trying to provide for us. And the many, many years of my mom cleaning houses, doing the same thing," Padilla told Newsom, his voice trembling.
"New York City will not recover unless our city's restaurant and nightlife industry are at the core of the recovery."
Major Brittian was a Baptist pastor from Georgia. One day he said to me: "Brother Daniel, I noticed that you are of the Jewish faith and you said that you do not have a spiritual support network. Would you like my assistance?"
Facing bipartisan pushback, President-elect Joe Biden has set out to defend his pick for defense secretary, describing the retired four-star general as a "leader of extraordinary character, courage, experience and accomplishment" more than a month out from a potentially contentious U.S. Senate confirmation fight.
A concerted push for Latinas in the cabinet has rallied Democrats and grassroots groups behind the former president of the largest union in the country.
Several prominent civil rights leaders are urging President-elect Joe Biden to nominate a Black person to be his attorney general, citing pressing issues like voting rights, police violence and prison concerns that disproportionately have affected the Black community.
Despite being best known for refusing to give up her seat on an Alabama bus, Rosa Parks made numerous contributions to the Civil Rights movement and other political causes throughout her life.
From American neighbors to global citizens, here's how you can make a difference.
Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and Mildred D. Taylor's 'Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" among other books banned.
Jessica Byrd, the founder of the Movement for Black Lives' Electoral Justice Project, told Newsweek that the months of protests "changed the political conditions" for Biden to win.
"Industry" is HBO's new drama that tells a fictionalized tale of life in the British financial industry, but it is inspired by Mickey Down and Konrad Kay's real experiences in the sector.
Only 29 percent of Latino voters support President Donald Trump, according to a poll released Sunday.
We are being more intentional about the type of communities Black families need to create so we don't get killed in the streets and so that we can empower our children and the next generation of children.
"I am looking forward to continuing his legacy," Nikema Williams told Newsweek, "to build upon it and to create my own path."