Black voters helped the Democrat win the nomination. Now they form the backbone of his support in key states like Wisconsin.
My grandmother, barred from voting for half her life, died two weeks ago. The sacrifices made by women like her led to this moment.
The conservative leanings of public figures speak to part of the Black male electorate underrepresented in political conversations.
The factors that will shape African American voting turnout on election day, and their political power well beyond.
Amid protests and the coronavirus pandemic, Black women are rallying voters to demand ‘a seat at the table’.
Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign targeted Black Americans to deter from voting, and the battle for the right to vote is just as important in 2020. In Florida, it's COVID that could kept them home.
The pandemic forced the Democratic convention to go virtual, but some feel the party abandons the Black communities that get them elected.
Guardian US reporter Kenya Evelyn travels home to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to find out what Joe Biden and the Democratic party can do to truly earn the votes of Black Americans.
Poverty affects more than 38 million people in America and new research suggests they represent a vast reservoir of votes.
Four in 10 Black and Asian adults reported increase racial tension since the pandemic began, according to a Pew survey. Here's why protests, a recession and pandemic are the source of spikes.
From policy to public response, multiple factors put Black and Latino Americans disproportionately at risk of contracting and dying of Covid-19.
Virginia’s Crown Act goes into effect on Wednesday – and other southern states could follow.
First celebrated in 1865, the holiday marking slavery’s end is both a painful reminder and a celebration of freedom fighters.
The Guardian's Kenya Evelyn explores whether it is time that Juneteenth, a day that millions of African Americans across the US celebrate freedom from slavery, becomes a federal holiday.
Floyd’s struggles resonate with many black Americans and the timing of his killing created a spark that lit this week’s uprising over centuries of racism.
The coronavirus ripped the seams of a facade of American exceptionalism, exposing deep-seeded racial inequality in public health. Now the push to reopen businesses threatens to worsen the blow.
Activists credit the clip with prompting a grand jury request, but many viewers found the images highly distressing.
Losses threaten Caribbean and African nations where travel had become a growing industry, spurred by cultural and heritage links.
Older black people are more likely to die of the virus that their white counterparts – among those lost are prominent black pastors, performers and civil rights activists.
The coronavirus may not discriminate, but our healthcare system does. For many lawmakers and health professionals, fighting the outbreak is a matter of racial justice.
Warren’s candidacy struck an all-too-familiar note for many as hopes faded for a highly qualified contender: ‘What more could she have done?’
From Costa Rica to the Caribbean, beaches are closed and carnivals called off as coronavirus takes a toll on the region.
African American politicians and activists on the right say they’ve found support in the black community through dialogue.
Biden received strong support from African Americans – but the primaries also confirmed black voters aren’t a unified voting bloc
The NBA’s decision to play games in the immediate aftermath of Kobe Bryant’s abrupt passing has sparked a debate over its impact on players’ mental health
Nakate was cropped from a photo with white activists. Now she’s battling for diversity in environmental activism.
TV shows cloud the public view of criminal justice and leave women and people of color out of the creative process, study finds.