(NEW YORK) -- The Tokyo Olympics will expand its lineup of competitions with three sports that have long been championed for recognition on the global stage: skateboarding, surfing and indoor climbing. For decades, these sports were largely represented in the U.S. by white and male... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nearly a decade ago, Linda Greene was having dinner with some of her friends when she heard that marijuana had been legalized for medicinal use in Washington, D.C. Having lived through the 1960s counterculture, she saw an opportunity. Greene opened Anacostia Organics... Read More.
BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS (SEATTLE) — Washington state has announced a new plan to ensure minority communities receive COVID-19 vaccines after a report revealed how Hispanic, Black and multiracial populations have been comparatively under-vaccinated. State and local leaders on Monday announced the All... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The Navy's broad internal look to address racism and sexism in its ranks has made recommendations to do more to keep minorities and women in the force, particularly in the higher officer ranks where African American... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With less than 24 hours left in office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday issued a determination that the Chinese government has committed "genocide" and "crimes against humanity" against Uighurs and other Muslim... Read More.
By DR. AYODOLA ADIGUN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Early in the coronavirus pandemic, there were countless examples of backlash against people of Asian descent in the United States, presumably because the virus is believed to have originated in China.
(LOS ANGELES) -- After last month's announcement it would be making a concerted effort to boost diversity within its ranks, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced some A-List additions. Eva Longoria, Natasha Lyonne and Zazie Beetz are among more than... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Chinese government has deployed a mass sterilization campaign against Muslim ethnic minorities in the country's western provinces, according to a new report, which argues the tactics could amount to... Read More.