Readers write in about the American two-party system, global education of women, race in the South, and the Middle East peace talks.
NPR radio host Michele Norris raises questions of race as she explores the secrets kept by her Midwestern family.
The US civil rights movement was influenced by anticolonial ideals – such as equality and freedom.
Seven lessons from the deep South on racism, racial discrimination, and prejudice.
Race relations in Philadelphia, Miss. have come a long way since 1964 when three civil rights activists were murdered there, inspiring the movie “Mississippi Burning.” Today, James Young (r.), the town’s first black mayor, sits in a diner with James David Williams (l.), who says he didn’t vote for the Young, but that he plans to next time.
Credit card fees and rewards programs help the rich and hurt the poor, according to a recent report. But experts disagree whether a cap on fees would solve the disparity.
Peruvians are wondering if the unfinished FBI sting operation in Aruba and Alabama financed Joran van der Sloot's trip to Peru. His lawyer says Joran van der Sloot's confession of murder should be thrown out by a Peruvian judge.
Police in Peru have transferred accused killer Joran van der Sloot to a jail cell at the prosecutors office on Thursday as officials prepare to file charges against the Dutchman.
Unlike 2005 in Aruba, Peru's investigative police say evidence is piling up against Joran van der Sloot for the killing of Stephany Flores. But will he face murder or robbery charges?
After the housing crisis, real estate wholesalers are finding investors for foreclosures and distressed homes, who fix them up. But are low-income buyers shut out?