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The presidential candidates offer opposing views on how the country combats racial injustices.
In the midst of this global pandemic, instead of focusing on how they can be supportive of Indigenous communities, the Trump administration continues to disrespect and disregard sacred land to our people.
As the nation reckons with its complicated racial history, issues that impact communities of color are taking center stage in the platforms of each major political party.
Democrats can challenge the populist GOP for working-class votes, but they have to focus on what unites us, rather than identities that divide us.
Here's how the world filled a bingo card with bizarre, sad, silly and upsetting news stories in the pandemic-dominated year of 2020.
From California’s Central Valley to suburban north Florida, newly mobilized racial justice activists remain committed to the fight.
“For the first time, people can hear and consider candidates who will come out and acknowledge the fact that police commit harms against Black and brown folks,” said Tiffany Cabán, a national political organizer for the Working Families Party.
It’s 2020 and the world has changed remarkably, including in how companies screen data science candidates.
Almost two dozen candidates who have embraced QAnon conspiracy theories are running for Congress, and six are already on the November ballot.
"What animates these groups is anti-government, but it's also anti-left," one expert said. "They are often drawn to these events."
First Read is your briefing from "Meet the Press" and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.
Naomi Osaka’s hair doesn’t impact her 120 mph serve or powerful baseline play. But it does impact how she is perceived in the bright, white tennis world.
"Behind the aloha vibe was the other vibe — a locals-only, whites-only vibe,” said Sharon Schaffer, the first African American female pro in the U.S.
A 24-year-old man accused in a string of shootings and vandalism targeting a family with a Black Lives Matter sign in their window told a judge, “I'm extremely regretful of what I did."
The giant tiremaker responded to a local news report with an image that purported to show a "zero-tolerance policy" that does not allow political messaging, including MAGA attire.
"We have received credible reports that the illegally installed structure, referred to as the 'monolith' has been removed," officials said in a statement.
The contest for top prosecutor was seen by many as an extension of the social unrest set off after the in-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
In case there was any doubt about what we'd remember 2020 for, Collins English Dictionary has helpfully reminded us -- opting to name "lockdown" its word of the year.
No matter who wins the 2020 election, President Trump or President Biden will face a complex challenge over the fight for racial justice -- a fight of paramount importance for the country that goes beyond electoral politics, says Peniel Joseph. In his estimation, neither candidate seems ready to face that reality yet.
The George Floyd police brutality protests are different -- bigger, fiercer, more sustained -- than demonstrations prior.
After six years of Republican rule, the Senate could very well flip.
Digital support for Black Lives Matter is at an all-time high. Recent polling suggests Americans' views of police and the current protests against police brutality are changing offline, too.
Protests flared up across the country this weekend, two months after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis catalyzed a nationwide reckoning over race and policing.
The report, released Thursday, contradicts assumptions and claims by some that protests associated with the Black Lives Matter movement are spawning violence and destruction of property.
Across the country and around the world, millions of people came together to protest centuries of systemic racism. They called for justice and equality everywhere and inspired a peaceful force of all ages, races, religions, and creeds. Vote for this year's Most Inspiring Moment at CNNHeroes.com.
As the United States women's national soccer team (USWNT) geared up to face the Netherlands in a friendly on Friday, their anthem jackets were emboldened with a message: Black Lives Matter.
The national Black Lives Matter protest movement, rekindled in the days after an unarmed George Floyd was killed by police in Minneapolis last May, continues to shine a light on what it calls systemic racism and police brutality from America's small towns to its urban centers.
From climate change to Black Lives Matter, these are the films that best capture and explain what’s going on around us
Australian cricket coach Justin Langer is hoping retired AFL champion Adam Goodes will address his players about the Black Lives Matter movement
The arguments for bringing back the Everyone In scheme are greater than ever
BLM protests and fresh historical evidence are raising questions over the legacy of the founder of modern Switzerland, Alfred Escher
President-elect Joe Biden faces several obstacles to fulfilling his pledge to work toward “permanently protecting” the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but he’ll also have a few executive tools at his disposal that
President Trump's Supreme Court nomination and their subsequent confirmation hearing in the Senate are the topics expected dominated of this weekend's Sunday talk shows.
The Biden transition team is in the early stages of developing a shortlist of potential nominees to lead the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), a public lands agency critics say has slipped into disarray during the Trump administration.
Newly elected Irvine Mayor Farrah Khan says she'll focus on keeping Irvine economically stable through the pandemic and steering the city towards a green future.
California officials have spent nearly four years playing defense against President Donald Trump's regulatory rollbacks, particularly on climate change.
What the youngest cohort of American voters thinks about politics, fear and the potential of the country they’ve grown up in.
The future of the Republican Party will be decided by a clash between partial and fully unadulterated Trumpism.
Despite repeated talk of structural racism, Black Lives Matter activists want Democrats to "close the gap between symbolism and substance."
Democrats fumbled the Hispanic vote and suffered a humbling wipeout that cements the party’s second-tier status in the state.
Delta to launch quarantine free international flights — FAA says its supporting vaccine distribution plans
The 20th anniversary of the BET Awards featured a host performing in front of a green screen and a protests-fueled update of Public Enemy's "Fight the Power."
The Black Lives Matter PAC will formally roll out its programs as early as next week.
Federal ruling targets Pendley actions — How SoCalGas scored a fossil fuel win
Many conservative Americans believe Facebook and Twitter are biased against them, despite denials.
After a summer of racial clashes, some Americans are preparing for post-presidential election violence by buying guns and other supplies.
The platform reversed the decision after three people were shot on Tuesday night.
As society looks to rebound from Covid-19, the ideas and resources we need to cope and succeed will look different than before.
America faces a huge task in reversing a divisive conspiracy culture, Barack Obama tells the BBC.
Patrisse Cullors is making a big step into the television business. The co-founder of Black Lives Matter has signed her first over overall deal with Warner Bros. Television Group. Characterized as …
It was just a year ago that BTS’ Love Yourself: Speak Yourself tour was selling out stadiums all over the world. Each night of the 20-date trek, which grossed $116 million, a total of nearly a mill…
A mysterious monolith that appeared out of nowhere in the Utah desert was removed this weekend, according to officials.
The infamous hacker group reemerges from the shadows.
Milestone year of racial unrest and protests ends with police and demonstrators facing new hurdles
João Alberto Silveira Freitas, a father of four, died while being beaten by supermarket security guards.
As voters across the nation cast the ballots in the 2020 presidential election, demonstrators in the nation's capital are taking to the streets.
While white teenagers saw a significant decline in birthrates in 29 states, Hispanic and Black teenagers saw a decline in only 10 states.
NBA players brought attention to key social justice issues with their symbolic protests in the bubble. They seek more real-world action going forward.
Today’s civil rights leaders have picked up the mantle once held by Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Roy Wilkins and Dorothy Height.
The steel monolith was discovered Nov. 18 in Utah's remote Red Rock Country. Now the Bureau of Land Management cites "credible reports" – it's gone.
How did a colorful cartoon for kids become linked to white supremacy?
Black Lives Matter came up with the single most effective political slogan of the year. While no one was likely to be overly impressed with Joe Biden’s line “Build Back Better,” and President Trump…
A California woman has been wheelchair-bound for five months after contracting the coronavirus, according to reports. Nataly Najarro, 24, said she suffers from “long COVID” as a result …
The leader of the far-right Proud Boys has said he was one of four people stabbed after being “jumped by Black Lives Matter” mob early Wednesday in Washington, DC.
Jewish men who said they were trying to show “solidarity” with Black Lives Matter protesters were violently chased away by the mob and ridiculed as being part of the “synagogue of…
U.S. officials have released a plan for removing or changing vegetation over a huge swath of the U.S. West to stop devastating wildfires on land used for cattle ranching, recreation and habitat for imperiled sage grouse
Alicia Keys is set to host Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, an hourlong program set for 7 p.m. June 29 on Nickelodeon. The special aims to amplify the voices and experiences of black kids…
Daniel Cameron, the attorney general of Kentucky, said he believes it is President Trump, despite his inflammatory rhetoric on race, who is "best for this country."
In the eyes of many -- including models, designers, stylists and modeling agency bosses -- fashion has been neglecting people of color for its entire history.
As part of the Turning Point series, ABC News looks at whether social justice protests have impacted the nature of policing and the understanding of racism in Europe.
This week a photographer captured an image in the White House briefing room that quickly got the attention of the press corps: Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany’s file folder, in which she had…
The grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case has been a painful gut punch to protesters, many of them Black women, in Kentucky and throughout the country
From sports to music, Black influencers are speaking out.
How people came together to preserve the street art made during protests and pandemic
Deprived of power, leftists are putting their faith in grassroots movements
America and Britain face different racial problems but both need to exchange sloganeering for substance
Health and social policy shaped America’s state and local elections
They have long been on the wrong end of the law
Sony releases a new theme in support of the movement.
Cori Bush, a progressive community leader and veteran Black Lives Matter activist, won a House seat in Missouri, becoming the state's first Black woman to represent the state in Congress, according to CNN projections.
"I'm embarrassed and ashamed of what the white people have done for the black people," Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said.
The United States women's national team displayed their support for racial justice before the team's 2-0 friendly win vs. the Netherlands on Friday
An immigrant community divided by the anti-racist protests rocking the US.
The tragedy of George Floyd's death inspired ordinary people, thousands of miles away in the UK, to fight for institutional change in their communities under the banner of "Black Lives Matter"
To many Japanese, discrimination against black people has been a foreign problem, but things are changing.
California election law allows items with slogans at voting locations, as long as no candidate or campaign's name is displayed.
Common, Kerry Washington, George Clooney, Viola Davis and others expressed anger and disbelief over Wednesday's grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor's case.
In the San Joaquin valley town of Lodi, standing up for racial justice means facing down threats, harassment and fear.
Black Lives Matter leader Patrisse Cullors will host a live election special tonight with Tessa Thompson, Ramy Youssef and Chelsea Handler.
The Supreme Court set aside an appeals court ruling that held an injured police officer could sue the leader of a Black Lives Matter protest.
Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts took a knee during the national anthem before Thursday's season opener against the San Francisco Giants.
The election of Joe Biden has only antagonized Portland anarchists — and exposed their differences with the Black activists they claim to support.
More than 2,000 communities are being removed on Monday for violating Reddit’s new content policies.
Too much has happened to keep believing that sports play an effective defense against reality. It's time to cheer with your conscience.
From water politics in California to gray wolves in Colorado to clean energy in Nevada, Westerners made big decisions.
DaBaby and Lil Baby have two of the top three songs in the country, both of which address the recent protests against police brutality
As the pandemic fight evolves, some public lands are easing restrictions
Officials say that although L.A. County isn't imposing a curfew, cities have the authority to set their own restrictions.
What's on TV Friday, Sept. 25: 'Room 104' on HBO
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