(BOSTON) -- In the birthplace of the American Revolution, women of color are making new history. For the first time in 199 years, a Black woman is leading Boston, and all the candidates in this summer's campaign for mayor are people of color, including four... Read More.
Former President Barack Obama is urging his fellow Americans to "Roll Up Your Sleeves" and get the COVID-19 vaccine. Teaming with basketball legends Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal for NBC's hour-long Roll Up Your Sleeves special, the former president hoped to persuade more Americans of color to get vaccinated... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Shaina Oliver's asthma flares up on cold days. Her kids can't play outside, often due to the heavy air pollution surrounding their community. "It becomes a burden because you have to buy more air filters for each room," she said. "And it's... Read More.
By Aryana Azari, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A woman of color and her friends will be the spotlight of a beloved Disney parks attraction.The Jungle Cruise, located in both the California and Florida parks, is a river boat... Read More.
By ASHLEY LOUSZKO, ALLIE YANG, LAURA COBURN, JINSOL JUNG, and NEIL GIARDINO, ABC News(PITTSBURGH, Penn.) -- Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rev. Paul Abernathy has been helping his Pennsylvania community navigate the virus’ devastating impact.Now, as... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Bachelorette alum Rachel Lindsay is sharing her thoughts on what she'd like to see happen to the Bachelor franchise. Prior to Chris Harrison's apology following the backlash for his defense of contestant Rachael Kirkconnell's past racially insensitive behavior, Lindsay told ABC Audio she'd be interested in seeing a Bachelor-type series focused... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- One of the bombshell accusations leveled by Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during Sunday night's Oprah Winfrey interview Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special was that there allegedly were "concerns" within the royal family about the skin color of... Read More.
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.