In 1960s Chicago, members of the Afro-American Patrolman's League challenged oppressive policing in Black communities.
Barriers of racism and sexism slowed them down, but academia wasn't their only venue.
Diversity among officers lags behind the general population. But is police culture a greater problem when it comes to combating excessive force?
Sometimes finding the stories of marginalized populations demands reading between the lines.
Dorothy Porter, a Black woman pioneer in library and information science, created an archive that structured a new field.
Black intellectuals in the U.S.—from W. E. B. Du Bois to Marcus Garvey—had strong and divergent opinions on Japanese Empire.