It’s been three years since the shooting on an unarmed black teen sparked protests in Ferguson, Mo. We hear from a young activist in St. Louis who was a student back then, how she feels things have changed today.
The Missouri chapter of the NAACP warns that minorities’ civil rights may be violated while traveling in the state. NPR’s Stacey Vanek Smith speaks with the chapter’s president, Nimrod Chapel, Jr.
Former Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson discusses his new book: “Policing Ferguson, Policing America: What Really Happened And What The Country Can Learn From It.”
After six months of no major legislative achievements and amid sliding poll numbers, President Trump is working to keep his loyal supporters behind him with a return to the culture wars.
California’s Attorney General has issued revised rules on police collection of racial data. Scott Simon asks retired judge and former police auditor LaDoris Cordell if this will address profiling.
Author Danzy Senna’s new novel follows a young, interracial couple — Khalil and Maria — whose seemingly charmed life falls apart after Maria becomes infatuated with a mysterious poet.
Health care forms increasingly ask about more than just medical history. That’s because doctors are beginning to understand that patients’ stress, and how and where they live, influence health, too.
Photographer Hiram Maristany has spent more than 50 years documenting the Puerto Rican community in New York City’s East Harlem neighborhood — through poverty, beauty and gentrification.
For the first time, the national civil rights organization has issued a travel warning for a state. The NAACP cites “racist incidents” and legislation it says “legalizes individual discrimination.”
Andrea Towson was known in West Baltimore as the go-to person for help getting high. Last year, she nearly died from a fentanyl overdose. “Thank God for another day,” she says.