Following Serena Williams's altercation with an umpire at the US Open final, other black women have described similar experiences in which they were told to 'watch their tone.' Many say they face unrealistic and stifling expectations for behavior in the workplace.
On Sunday night, Nia Imani Franklin became the first woman in Miss America history to win the crown without donning a swimsuit. Ms. Franklin believes the change will empower more young women to get involved in the scholarship competition.
The release of Nike's "Just Do It" 30th anniversary campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, a former NFL player known for protesting police brutality during the national anthem, has divided fans. Some called for boycotting Nike and destroying its products, while other commended the company's controversial decision.
Affordable housing is proving difficult to come by in the nation's fast-developing capital. But some residents are finding a solution through housing cooperatives where tenants can collectively purchase their building, enabling low-income earners to remain within city limits.
2016 was Chicago’s most violent year in nearly two decades, with more murders than New York and Los Angeles combined. But the city has made impressive strides toward becoming a safer place – and Englewood is leading the way.
Former gang members and men who have served jail time are helping to avert street violence in some of the city's most hardened neighborhoods by advocating against gun violence and stepping in to de-escalate tensions among groups.
Two baseball fans retweeted old Tweets by Major League Baseball players Josh Hader and Sean Newcomb as a way to expose and begin a dialogue around baseball's toxic culture.
How protesting has changed in the half-century since one of the most tumultuous summers in US history.
The Girl Scouts of America is trying to combat long-held stereotypes about the organization, making the case for all-girl scouting after the Boy Scouts opened its membership to girls.
In response to the increasing decline in black populations in major cities, architects and urban planners are reimagining city architecture and drawing inspiration from African-American culture and traditions in efforts to preserve community history despite changing demographics.