On the 55th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, U.S. courts are still divided about African Americans’ right to wear their natural hair in the workplace.
Black intellectuals in the U.S.—from W. E. B. Du Bois to Marcus Garvey—had strong and divergent opinions on Japanese Empire.
The integration of collegiate and professional sports parallels the civil rights movement, but in important ways it was a whole different track.
Toni Morrison has compared writer Ta-Nehisi Coates to James Baldwin; find out why here.