The legendary author, who died Monday, has long been addressing racism and distilling sometimes uncomfortable truths.
The author, who died Monday at age 88, knew language isn’t limitless. But she wrote like it was.
The photographer became the first Black person to shoot the cover of Vogue when, at age 23, he photographed Queen Bey last year.
It's hard for gun control activists to find common ground with folks who believe the Second Amendment is a God-given right.
Leaders of the nation's oldest civil rights group say that members are being paid by right-wing groups to infiltrate the organization and sow chaos.
Trump is "a manifestation of the ugliness that’s in us," Princeton's Eddie Glaude Jr. told MSNBC.
Obama awarded the trailblazing author of "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and "The Bluest Eye" with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.
Like his administration, Trump's group of confirmed judicial nominees is severely lacking in diversity.
Authorities charged the singer and accused serial sexual abuser with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 in 2001.
The astrophysicist said he “got this one wrong” after appearing on Twitter to downplay the role of gun violence in the two massacres.
After 29 people were killed in two deadly shootings this weekend, state Rep. Candice Keller blamed the violence on “homosexual marriage,” “drag queen advocates” and more.
The Democratic presidential candidate has convinced activists of color she's serious. Can she translate that enthusiasm to the broader black electorate?
Karin Sellers wants Here's The Scoop to be more than just an ice cream shop — she wants it to be an incubator for black talent.
The racist rant inveighs against environmental destruction and calls for mass killings to make the American “way of life” more “sustainable.” It’s not unique.
Actress Yara Shahidi wrote on Instagram that she turns "to his words and wisdom everyday."
Pollution has plagued this Birmingham, Alabama, neighborhood for decades. Will anything ever change?
How do immigrant advocates and lawmakers counter policies that haven’t yet been put in place?
The new HBO series starring Robin Thede is the next frontier of comedy.
Calling the president a POS was "mistaken," the EGOT winner clarified. "At least excrement has a useful biological function."
"Too bad!" Trump tweeted about the burglary of Cummings' home in Baltimore.
Officer Daniel Pantaleo was seen on camera in 2014 putting the father in a fatal and illegal chokehold.
"Ohana ‘til the end," the rock icon wrote in reference to the "Aquaman" actor on Instagram.
And that the president, two weeks after he told four American congresswomen of color to "go back" to their own countries, is definitely not racist.
The congressman's home was broken into hours before Trump began tweeting racist insults about Cummings and his majority-black House district.
The athlete tweeted she was "SPEECHLESS" after meeting the former first lady.