Black Americans have been disproportionally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Census Bureau.
As the Minnesota Wake Surf Championship is underway on Lake Minnetonka this weekend, one group is hoping to bring some fresh faces to the sport.
Five theatres from across the country are teaming up to bring culturally diverse productions to the stage.
There’s a new research tool that shows how the number of trees planted in neighborhoods is a direct reflection of income and equity.
Juneteenth ceremonies were held across the Twin Cities metro on Saturday.
Even though it’s been celebrated for 156 years and recognized in some form in 47 states and the District of Columbia, Juneteenth did not become a federal holiday until this week.
A Virginia school board held a naming ceremony where they removed the name of a Confederate soldier from a middle school and replaced it with Katherine Johnson — the NASA legend.
Breonna Taylor would have turned 28 on June 5. A Louisville councilwoman and a nonprofit revealed a mural in her honor Friday, and several other events are planned around the city.
During the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre, President Joe Biden announced he has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead efforts in stricter voter protection as well as pushing for police reform.
This May 31 and June 1 will mark 100 years since the Tulsa Race Massacre. A White mob stormed a Black neighborhood in Tulsa’s Greenwood District – leaving an estimated 300 people dead. Scholars have called it "the single worst incident of racial violence in American history."
Congress has passed legislation aimed at combating hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
A Minnesotan with an undying love for outdoor adventure is using his passion to promote LGBTQ inclusion in outdoor culture.
An elected official in Ohio, of Asian descent, removed his shirt to reveal his war scars during his speech about the discrimination plaguing Asian Americans.
New data from the Alzheimer’s Association shows that more families are struggling with the brain and memory disease.
Feb. 23, 2021 marked one year since the death of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Georgia man who was shot and killed while out on a run.
For four generations, a Twin Cities company has built or renovated thousands of homes in Minnesota. But, 60 years ago, it helped make history for African American families who wanted to own their own homes.
The Justice for Black Farmers Act would create a new agency within the USDA to buy land and grant up to 160 acres at no charge to African Americans who are interested in starting their own farms.
A Norwegian lawmaker has nominated the Black Lives Matter movement for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for bringing attention to racial inequities around the world, while dismissing the riots and violence done in the name of the movement.
The violent breaching of the halls of power on Capitol Hill by insurrectionists represents one of the plainest displays of a racial double standard in modern history.
A statue of Abraham Lincoln with a freed slave appearing to kneel at his feet has been removed from its downtown Boston perch.