The California city’s wunderkind mayor has big plans—including a basic income plan—to make good on his buzzed-about potential.
Martin Luther King Day has become a yearly ritual to turn a black radical into a red-white-and-blue icon. It is a day filled with old sound bites about little black children and little white children that, given the state of America, would enrage King.
Media are all atwitter over the prince's engagement to the mixed-race American actress—interesting, since genealogists claim he is descended from Muhammad.
The U.S. military burns millions of pounds of munitions in a tiny, African-American corner of Louisiana. The town’s residents, including Frankie McCray (pictured), say they’re forgotten in the toxic plume.
“Most revolution is local,” says Jackson (shown), CEO of the Baltimore organization Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle.
On average, whites make 26.7 percent more than blacks, earning $25.22 an hour, compared with $18.49 for blacks.
Courts are scrambling to rule on state laws in time for the November elections. We’re keeping track of their decisions.