The ruins of a forgotten largely African American cemetery were apparently found buried underneath a Florida high school after scans revealed 145 coffins on school property, officials announced Wednesday.
Numerous people shared the image of the two fountains on social media and called for the school to investigate.
"Look, my record stands for itself. I've never been accused by anybody in my state or when I've been running as not being an overwhelming supporter of civil rights and civil liberties," he said.
Joe Biden compared the election of President Donald Trump to the "reawakening" that occurred among Baby Boomers after the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy.
"The refusal by some nominees to say that [Brown v. Board of Ed] was correctly decided sends a dangerous signal to all Americans—especially African Americans," wrote Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference in a letter to Senate.
The Pew Research Center survey finds that Americans largely interact with members of their own race or ethnicity.
Hyde-Smith has faced backlash ever since she made racially-charged remarks during a campaign appearance on November 2 where she made reference to a "public hanging."
The school's director defended the policy on the basis that research shows there are benefits to students being in classrooms with students of the same racial background.
"There's a lot of fear that we are sliding back, that the worst times may come again."
And what the president can nevertheless learn from the museum.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice and The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration will open on April 26, 2018.
Bryan Stevenson's Equal Justice Initiative partnered with the Brooklyn Museum on a new exhibit that confronts 'racial terror in America,' from slavery through mass incarceration.
While racial segregation in U.S. schools plummeted between the late 1960s and 1980, it has steadily increased ever since.
"While this always gets framed as an issue about parents and their children, it's actually about everybody," Oliver says. "Because kids grow up."
Right-wing politician Bezalel Smotrich tweeted that he does not "enjoy being next to" Arabs.
Half of Charlotte's schools have at least 80 percent of students of one race.
Baltimore in 2015 looks a lot like Yonkers, New York, in 1988—which makes HBO's Show Me a Hero timely and depressing.
A new lawsuit claims New York's affordable housing program discriminates against blacks and Latinos.
Historian calls out the state on Twitter for honoring the flag after a suspected hate crime.