By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As we close out Black History Month, it's paramount to highlight and celebrate significant contributions made by African Americans across all categories.One area that hasn't always been illuminated in textbooks is the... Read More.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the nation's health inequalities have become even more glaring, with millions of Americans of color, Black and Latino in particular, experiencing more severe illness and death due to... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Pulse oximeters, medical devices used in battling COVID-19, may not work effectively on people of color, according to health officials.The small devices clamp onto a patient's finger and measure oxygen levels in... Read More.
By DEENA ZARU, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Inauguration Day already was historic for women, with Kamala Harris becoming the first woman and person of color to become vice president, and she soon could be joined by a similarly record-breaking Cabinet.Twelve of... Read More.
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- "In the last four years, we have helped to debunk the myth that Black women wear hair extensions because we hate our hair," Latched and Hooked Beauty CEO Tiffini Gatlin told... Read More.
By DR. ADJOA SMALLS-MANTEY, DR. ALEXIS E. CARRINGTON and DANIELLE GENET, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The maternal mortality crisis in the U.S. has long been a raw issue and the data makes it clear that it impacts Black women at twice... Read More.
By DR. MOLLY STOUT, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Blue, white and red are not just the colors we've been seeing everywhere due to the recent U.S. election -- you may be seeing these colors on your fingers and toes due... Read More.
By JESSICA HOPPER, STEPHANIE LORENZO and ALLIE YANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Earlier this month, 600 women from 38 states sent out thousands of text messages to women of color living in key battleground states. Their message was simple: get out and... Read More.
By ABIGAIL YASMEEN ROBERTS, GMA(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Ahead of the vice presidential debate, 11-year-old Celeste Harley decided to play dress-up. With her mother's blue blazer, pearl necklace and heels she strode across her very own debate stage (her family's... Read More.
BY: MATT GUTMAN, IGNACIO TORRES, JAKE LEFFERMAN, and HALEY YAMEDA, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- The ambush of two Los Angeles sheriff's deputies this weekend shocked the country, but it was only the latest incident during a summer of unrest that... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department is facing renewed pressure to do more to support its employees of color and to diversify its senior ranks, particularly after one diplomat's story of repeated harassment at the U.S.-Mexican border... Read More.
By KRISTOFER RIOS, CLAIRE PEDERSEN, DEBORAH KIM and ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- One doctor in Miami started her own COVID-19 testing site while another in New York City partnered with a group of testing sites in order to... Read More.