Opinion

Why we still need Black History Month in the US

In an ideal world, Black History Month wouldn't be necessary. But we don't live in one.

Why we still need Black History Month in the US

by Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Why we still need Black History Month in the US

Opinion

Obama and Black Lives Matter: An epilogue

Why Obama did not do enough for Black Lives Matter.

Obama and Black Lives Matter: An epilogue

by Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Obama and Black Lives Matter: An epilogue

Human Rights

Killed by the police: A mother on her son's death

Sandra Harris speaks out about the police killing of her 22-year-old son in February 2016.

Will killings by police rise in Trump's America?

Human Rights

Mistrial in South Carolina police killing of black man

Prosecutors plan to retry police officer Michael Slager, who is also facing civil charges over Walter Scott's killing.

Mistrial in South Carolina police killing of black man

Human Rights

After Charlotte: A community striving to heal and unite

Civic engagement campaigns in North Carolina brings race and police brutality to the forefront of discourse.

After Charlotte: A community striving to heal and unite

Fault Lines

The Lives of Black Women

Fault Lines explores the lesser-known stories of black women who have fallen victim to police violence in the US.

The Lives of Black Women

Human Rights

San Diego police leader apologises for 'dark history'

Comments about historical mistreatment of minorities come as police shootings of black men roil communities across US.

San Diego police leader apologises for 'dark' history

Fault Lines

The Taser Cases

As US police increase the use of tasers, we find out how the "less lethal" weapons have been linked to injury and death.

The Taser Cases

United States

Luke Cage: How a black boy became a superhero

As an African American boy growing up in The Projects, discovering positive black characters helped to save my life.

Luke Cage: How a black boy became a superhero

US & Canada

NY man who filmed Eric Garner's death heading to jail

Ramsey Orta took plea deal on unrelated charges but says police harassed him after filming officers killing his friend.

NY man who filmed Eric Garner's death heading to jail

UpFront

Black Lives Matter: What has the movement achieved?

We debate the issue with activist and writer Shaun King and columnist and 1960s civil rights activist Barbara Reynolds.

Black Lives Matter: What has the movement achieved?

US & Canada

US police release videos of Alfred Olango killing

Following days of protests calling for justice over police killing of black man, El Cajon authorities release footage.

Alfred Olango: Police release videos of fatal shooting

US & Canada

US crowds protest police killing of another black man

Protesters in California demand justice after Alfred Olango, a mentally ill Ugandan refugee, was killed by officers.

El Cajon crowds protest police killing of Alfred Olango

Black Lives Matter

San Diego police kill unarmed, mentally ill black man

Unarmed African-American tasered and shot dead by police after his sister called officers for help.

Alfred Olango: US police kill mentally ill black man

Racism

Memorial confronts US South's history of lynching

As controversy over black American killings intensifies, group to revisit racism's roots through "terror lynchings".

Memorial confronts US South's history of lynching