A street inside New York City's only U.S. Army base now bears the name of a Black Medal of Honor recipient rather than Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
Google says people previously felt 'lumped in' to certain racial categories
The Fashionistas doll line aims to reflect people with disabilities such as hearing loss and teach children to expand how they play and see the world around them.
Theater journalist Ayanna Prescod was so moved by the Broadway play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf" that she made an offer to help more women of color see the show. She had no idea a tweet would become a grassroots movement to save the show.
Karine Jean-Pierre will be the next White House press secretary. She grew up in Queens and Long Island, and graduated from Kellenberg Memorial High School in Uniondale.
The popular beach town of Nantucket is one step closer to allowing everyone to go topless on its beaches.
As a young girl, Fatima Taylor knew she wanted to be one of the city's bravest and follow in the footsteps of her father and her brothers to become a Yonkers firefighter.
A man convicted of burning tire marks across a gay-pride streetscape in South Florida while participating in a rally for former President Donald Trump last summer must write a 25-page essay on the deadly 2016 shooting at a gay nightclub in the state.
LGBTQ-rights advocates are calling for a Kansas state lawmaker to be formally censured after she said she didn't want to share the women’s restrooms at the Statehouse with a transgender colleague.
Harvard, the nation’s oldest and wealthiest college, is the latest among a growing number of U.S. schools attempting to confront their involvement with slavery and also make amends for it.
Syracuse police officers detained a young boy who was accused of stealing chips. Video of the incident shows a cop walking the crying child into the back of a patrol car.
Apple's latest iPhone update added several gender neutral emoji.
The Riverside Church — a towering presence in Upper Manhattan — welcomes people of all faiths to do the work of the gospel. A big part of that has always been promoting social justice.
Founded In 1796, Mother African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is recognized as the oldest Black church in the city. Two after closing its doors due to the pandemic, the historic church has reopened for in-person services.
The Biden administration has released hundreds of strategies it's taking or will take to boost equity across the federal government.
Alyssa Nakken made major league history as the first female to coach on the field in a regular-season game when she took her spot for the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night against San Diego.
The 4-foot bronze Fearless Girl statue that was deposited in front of New York City's Charging Bull in 2017 will remain in its current spot opposite the New York Stock Exchange.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams, who was working remotely due to a COVID diagnosis, officially designated Juneteenth a paid city holiday. Monday's announcement marked a first in city history.
Coaches Steve Wilks and Ray Horton have joined Brian Flores in his lawsuit alleging racist hiring practices by the NFL toward coaches and general managers. Wilks says the Arizona Cardinals discriminated against him in 2018 and Horton claims the Tennessee Titans discriminated against him in 2016.
A popular Brooklyn bar will remain closed as police investigate the shocking arson that occurred with patrons inside.