Mar 10, 2014 — A new biography traces Carmichael's evolution from civil rights activist to an early proponent of the black power movement and international human rights advocate.
Mar 10, 2014 — In order to discuss the new 'racials' in World of Warcraft, the popular role-playing game, we picked the brains of three erstwhile WoW geeks. Here's our conversation with them, unabridged.
Mar 9, 2014 — The widely-used phrase "long time, no see" first appeared in print in the early 20th century. But, it may have originated as pidgin English long before becoming American slang.
Mar 9, 2014 — There's never been a better time for black Republicans seeking office, yet even as some black candidates are hitting their stride, the party's support among blacks is still at rock bottom.
Mar 9, 2014 — A new report finds that anti-Roma sentiment and anti-Semitism is accelerating in the country, along with the rise of paramilitary and extremist groups.
Mar 8, 2014 — The popular video game adjusted the traits for its mythical races of dwarves, elves and the like to create more parity. Gamers tell us what this means in-game and in the real world.
Mar 7, 2014 — Members of the Oglala Lakota Nation have made their own digital currency — a sort of Bitcoin. They hope that having their own crypto-currency, called MazaCoin, will strengthen their independence.
Mar 6, 2014 — President Obama held a Spanish-language town hall-style meeting on the law. Latino enrollment in the health insurance exchanges is seen as critical to its success, but there's been a rocky start.
Mar 5, 2014 — According to a host of public opinion surveys, blacks and Latinos have recently become much more sanguine about the future of the country than whites. And the gap is growing. But we don't know why.
Mar 4, 2014 — This, we're told, is the year female rappers will break their way back into the mainstream, ending the long period of silence for women in the industry.