people of color
Republican complains about lack of straight, white, male judges
Rep. Grothman said it is "almost impossible" for white men to become federal judges under President Biden.
America Must Clean Up Communities Harmed by Contamination and Pollution
Together, we can harness the hope inspired by minority-led organizations and work toward a more equitable and just environmental future.
GOP's 2024 presidential field looks historically diverse
There have been Republican presidential candidates of color in the past, but the current field is on track to have the highest number in U.S. history.
Will Democrats Show Up for Black Women Candidates in 2022?
It's high time for the Democratic Party to step up and invest time, money, and resources to get women of color elected across the country.
America's minority population is growing—and their votes are up for grabs
Many people of color reported having no contact with a political party or a candidate at all.
"Death of a Salesman" cast delivers in soaring new Broadway production
In the first Broadway production of Arthur Miller's classic play to feature a Black Loman family, the first-rate cast delivers some truly powerful performances.
King Charles' Interaction With Person of Color in Viral Video Sparks Debate
King Charles III seems to ignore a well-wisher in a video posted with the message "Black man, you are on your own"—but all may not have been as it seemed.
Lisa Kudrow Addresses Lack of Diversity on 'Friends': 'Write What You Know'
"It's painful looking at yourself in the mirror. I'm embarrassed that I didn't know better 25 years ago," Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman said.
Protecting Roe V. Wade Can Be an Issue That Saves Democrats Midterm Losses
The fight to protect reproductive freedoms, especially for those in minority communities, should be front-and-center in Democrats' plan to win the 2022 midterms.
Mitigating Long-term Effects of the Pandemic on Children of Color
Proactively addressing mental health issues among all children can go a long way toward improving the health of the next generation of leaders.
Why People of Color Hesitant About Vaccines: Distrust, Information Overload
"We have to be very careful about not automatically assuming the reasons why they're not taking the vaccine," Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, told Newsweek.
Stop Saying 'People of Color' When You Mean Black
We must be clear with what we are discussing if we are ever going to create a more just world. Stop saying "people of color" when you mean Black people.
Texas GOP Bans Critical Race Theory, Stop 'Blaming' White Kids for Slavery
Texas state lawmakers capped hours of debate over how to teach kids about slavery and U.S. subjugation of people of color by advancing a controversial bill that prohibits critical theory in public and open-enrollment charter schools.
Vaccine Provider Says White People Not Eligible, Asked to Join Standby List
White people looking to book a vaccination appointment at one of four sites listed at the website of the African American Reach and Teach Health Ministry are instead being directed to join a waiting list.
'BIPOC' Isn't Doing What You Think It's Doing
The advantages of the term POC over BIPOC are numerous, when you start to think about it.
Tucker Carlson Warns United Airlines Diversity Initiative Will Kill People
"The way people look is totally irrelevant. How they perform is all you should care about. Once you forget that, airplanes tend to crash," Carlson said.
United Airlines Sparks Debate With Pledge to Diversify Pilot Staff
The company announced on Tuesday that it aims to develop a pilot training program in which at least half of all trainees are women and people of color.
'We Re-Created Vintage Ads With Racially Diverse, LGBTQ Models'
It was important to add interviews with each of our models on the Prim 'N Poppin' site because this project is about them. We wanted them to share their own voices alongside these images.
Texas County Cuts Program Prioritizing COVID Vaccines for Minorities
Dallas County was forced to cut a program prioritizing vaccinations for communities of color, after the state health department said the order violated its terms as a state vaccination hub.
Communities of Color Need Bottom-Up Jobs Plan Now To Rebuild After Pandemic
Community-led infrastructure job creation is critical to address the massive job losses that marginalized populations have endured.
Seattle Police Say Most Non-White Officers Will be Fired Under Budget Cuts
The Seattle Police Department said many of their newly hired, non-white officers would be the first let go should the city continue with drastic, politically motivated talks of budget cuts.
It Will Be Centuries Before Black Scientists Are Represented in Textbooks
Scientists looked at common introductory college biology textbooks for their study.
Stacey Abrams Says She Could Help Biden By Turning Out More Black Voters
"We have to have candidates who are able to not only speak to them, but turn them out," Stacey Abrams said.
People Near Coal Plants Could Be Drinking 'Toxic' Water Until 2028
The proposed changes to the coal combustion residual rule won't survive the courts, says Betsy Southerland, who wrote the rule in 2015. But it will delay protections for vulnerable communities.
Too Many Charities Are Run by White Men Like Me
If we want charities to achieve all they can, they must reflect the societies they claim to serve.
Video: CNN's Lemon Calls Trump 'Race-baiter-in-chief' for Baltimore Slurs
The president prompted outrage when he attacked Rep. Elijah Cummings and described his Baltimore district as "disgusting" and "rat-infested."
Vt. Rep. Withdraws From House Race After Racist Threats
Representative Kiah Morris said political discourse had become "divisive, inflammatory" and even dangerous.
Olympian Takes on 'Black People Don't Swim' Stereotype
Olympian Cullen Jones said he's started teaching swimming lessons to children of color as a way to reduce child swimming deaths and to erase the stereotype that "Black people don't swim."
Santorum: Obama Exacerbated Racism In US
Former Republican U.S. Senator Rick Santorum said President Barack Obama "divided" the country by siding against police when people of color have been shot by law enforcement.
Trump Respects Minorities Less Than Whites, Voters Say
The president has said he's "the least racist person," but a Quinnipiac University poll suggests many voters have doubts.