EMILY's List President Laphonza Butler is set to be the nation's third-ever Black woman U.S. Senator after California Gov. Gavin Newsome selected her to fill Dianne Feinstein's seat.
American Airlines is under fire after staff accused a Black father of trafficking his own kids during a flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles.
A Black couple in Queens, New York, sued their white neighbor who sprayed water on their dinner party guests in a move straight out of the Jim Crow playbook.
The way some Americans distort the racist history of the U.S. into an uplifting – and sanitized – moral lesson is an example why separating fact from fiction is critical in teaching about slavery.