Not everything in life -- or movies -- is black and white, there can be some gray areas, which is a big part of Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow character's past. The 36-year-old actress stars as Natasha Romanoff in the upcoming Marvel film that takes a deep dive into... Read More.
In 2020, alleged racism and bigotry in country music moved to the forefront of the conversation unlike in any year prior, thanks in part to work from Black artists like Mickey Guyton, as well as a galvanized Civil Rights movement nationwide. But there’s a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — One year after the murder of George Floyd spotlighted issues of systemic racism in the U.S., a new study found corporate America has made great leaps to increase diversity in boardrooms. Of the 456 new independent directors added to the boardrooms of companies listed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — After the coronavirus pandemic forced much of the country to close down, pushed unemployment to levels not seen since the Great Depression, and left more than 593,000 Americans dead, some say the once-in-a-lifetime shock has forever altered their views towards work. "I'm... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Only 4% of Black-owned businesses in the U.S. survive past the startup stage, even though 20% of Black Americans start businesses, according to a 2020 report by McKinsey and Company, a management consulting company. As the pandemic forced many businesses to close... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the nation reexamines its long and troubled relationship with race, the National Park Service has opened 16 new locations on the National Underground Railroad Network to preserve the history and stories of Black Americans who escaped from slavery, but often are... Read More.
By NAM CHO and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A barrage of attacks on Asian Americans, reported to be fueled in part by biases pertaining to the coronavirus pandemic, have filled communities around the country with fear and rage.But... Read More.
BY: ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC NEWS This report is part of "Turning Point," a groundbreaking month-long series by ABC News examining the racial reckoning sweeping the United States and exploring whether it can lead to lasting reconciliation. (NEW YORK) -- In the wake... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This report is part of "Turning Point," a groundbreaking month-long series by ABC News examining the racial reckoning sweeping the United States and exploring whether it can lead to lasting reconciliation.It took... Read More.
By GUY DAVIES, ABC News(LONDON) -- The summer of protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis was not confined to the United States. Demonstrations featuring placards emblazoned with Floyd's face and his last words, "I can't breathe," spread... Read More.
By DEVIN DWYER and JANET WEINSTEIN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- The resurgence of COVID-19 across the country this summer has deepened anxiety for millions of American small business owners who face another imminent cash crunch in their battle to survive a... Read More.