(LOS ANGELES) -- During a chat about his latest animated hit, Netflix's Disenchantment,Simpsonscreator Matt Groening addressed the controversy over the long-running show's white actors voicing characters of other races. The comments came on the heels of Harry Shearer's announcement that he'd no longer voice Dr.... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In 2019, when the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship title, the dream moment quickly turned into a nightmare for the team's president, Masai Ujiri.ABC News' Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts... Read More.
By BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After the Civil War, formerly enslaved families were promised by Union leadership 40 acres and a mule. The offer was never fulfilled, yet a reminder to the centuries-old promise that has remained in Congress for... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Aunt Jemima is getting a new name, new logo and new look after announcing that it would be dropping the brand name following criticism that it featured a caricature of a Black woman that was... Read More.
By: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Walmart and its namesake foundation announced Monday they are distributing $14.3 million to more than a dozen nonprofits that support racial equity.The retailer and the Walmart Foundation pledged to contribute a total... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In the ongoing effort to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, communities are expressing concerns around racial disparities in the distribution of limited doses.In Florida's Miami-Dade County, 17.7% of the population is Black, according to... Read More.
By SARAH KOLINOVSKY and BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday planned to sign four executive actions pertaining to racial equity, including phasing out the use of private prisons at the federal level, according to senior administration... Read More.
By AVERI HARPER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of the Capitol Hill attack by a mob of President Donald Trump's supporters -- including white supremacists -- some conservative lawmakers, especially those who broke with the president on overturning the... Read More.
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- "Shopping while black" is a phrase used to refer to biased treatment Black shoppers often face in retail stores like falsely being accused of theft or being shadowed by secuity guards. Now, makeup brand... Read More.
By MARIYA MOSELEY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A group of medical students are hoping to spark change by tackling deeply-rooted racial disparities in the health industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.Incoming first-year medical students at the University of... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A Georgia judge heard arguments Thursday on whether to release two men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man shot while jogging in February.Arbery, 25, was killed in Brunswick, Georgia,... Read More.