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How Black writers and journalists have wielded punctuation in their activism

By Eurie Dahn, The College of Saint Rose Using punctuation and capitalization as a form of protest doesn’t exactly scream radicalism. But in debates over racial...

Racial Diversity In Children’s Books Grows, But Slowly

By CHRISTINE FERNANDO Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) _ In the world of children's books, villagers can protect their water from a black snake, dark skin is...

‘Black America’s Attorney General’ Seems to be Everywhere

By AARON MORRISON and JOHN SEEWER Associated Press Ben Crump, the Rev. Al Sharpton says, is "Black America's attorney general.'' In less than a decade, the Florida-based...

NIH Vaccine Designer Takes Coronavirus Research to Harvard

By LAURAN NEERGAARD The U.S. government scientist who helped design one of the first COVID-19 vaccines and then tackled skepticism of the shots in communities of color...