Barbara Proctor, the first black woman to own an ad agency, dies at 86

Proctor vowed never to negatively portray women or black people

A black female lawmaker in Vermont resigned because of a white nationalist’s racial harassment. He won’t face charges.

The disturbing harassment did not amount to a crime because of free speech protections

Sen. Kamala Harris shares her story as a potential presidential campaign nears

In her book and on her tour, Harris is introducing herself as a candidate of nuance

Black women and girls deserve better

A famous quote by Malcolm X still rings true more than a half a century later

A male customer attacked a woman who works at McDonald’s. Video of her fighting back went viral.

He can be seen leaning across the counter and grabbing her; she flings punches

A black 7-year-old was killed in Houston. Her family thinks it was racially motivated.

A gunman pulled up alongside a car with a mother and her four daughters and opened fire

Leaders of this Women’s March were concerned it would be ‘overwhelmingly white.’ So they canceled it.

The march in Humboldt County, Calif., was scheduled for Jan. 19

Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test angered Native American communities. So she’s reaching out elsewhere.

The senator recently spoke at Morgan State, a historically black university

Prada’s racist trinkets were disappointing — but not surprising

Even as it becomes more global, the fashion industry continues to make missteps on issues of diversity

Two revelatory exhibitions upend our understanding of black models in art

‘Posing Modernity’ is at the Wallach in New York, and ‘I Can’t See You Without Me’ is at the Wexner in Ohio