The time to lift his voice, if Woods chooses to take action now, couldn’t come at a extra vital juncture. An upcoming ESPN documentary ‘Tiger Woods: America’s Son,’ has an interview with a 14-year-old Woods during which he does one thing he hasn’t in recent times —converse candidly about racism. Responding to the interviewer’s query […]

As a part of the 2020 Citizens’ Agenda project, WBEZ is reporting on the problems you advised us you care about most forward of November’s elections. Lots of you want elected officials to address the racial inequities in well being care underscored by the COVID-19 pandemic. This reporting was pushed by viewers responses to our […]

iStock/FrankvandenBerghBY: KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A New York state firefighter filed a discrimination lawsuit against the North Tonawanda Fire Department, saying he was bullied for his disability and harassed for making safety complaints against the department. North Tonawanda firefighter Michael Zellner filed a complaint with the New York Division of Human Rights […]

iStock/Sean PavoneBY: KARMA ALLEN (WASHINGTON) — Milwaukee’s outgoing health commissioner said she faced racism and received threats during her tenure — events she said contributed to her decision to resign last week. Dr. Jeanette Kowalik said she received anti-Black and anti-immigration threats from white supremacists and was faced with a racist and toxic environment as […]

ABC NewsBy DEVIN DWYER and JACQUELINE YOO, ABC News (FAIRFAX, Va.) — The largest and most diverse public university in Virginia is overhauling how it handles issues of race on campus. After a summer of protests and public health crises, George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, is piloting an aggressive anti-racism agenda that school officials […]

Jim Bennett/Getty ImagesMichelle Obama is sharing her “exhausting” experience with racism as a Black woman in America, both in and out of the White House. On the latest episode of The Michelle Obama podcast, the former first lady, joined by her longtime friends Kelly Dibble, Denielle Pemberton-Heard and Dr. Sharon Malone, discussed the recent bird-watching incident in Central Park where a […]

Mark Hill/HBOIn a new story in Men’s Health, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II recalled a painful experience dealing with racism while he was a freshman at the University of California Berkeley.  The Aquaman baddie and Watchmen Emmy nominee contributed his story to the magazine’s report “Race, Racism, and Black Men’s Health.” “I studied architecture, and … it was common to spend the whole night working in […]

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ABC/Eric McCandlessTiffany Haddish tearfully revealed on Monday the reason why she doesn’t have any children, and it’s due to her fears about racism. The Like a Boss star spoke about her decision when talking with Carmelo Anthony on his podcast What’s in Your Glass.  When remarking how she, a woman in her 40s, is frequently dodging questions about when she’ll have a baby, […]

ABC NewsBY: KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A young Black boy from Maryland went viral for his powerful, poetic prose, which captured the heavy atmosphere of racial injustice in the United States. Like so many Americans, Josiah Wheeler — an 11-year-old musician and artist — was saddened and frustrated by the death of […]

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