Catholic sisters outnumber priests and religious on every continent.
“How can we live without our lives? How will we know it’s us without our past?” Steinbeck writes.
Malignant discrimination remains a problem in society, but it’s one we’ve improved upon compared to its historic highs—or, rather, lows. Interracial marriage, to pick one example of progress, used to […]
It's the first American news channel to focus on African-American experiences.
Maya Angelou will be commemorated in a new permanent art installation in San Francisco. Poet and novelist, Angelou had a storied relationship with the city. She attended the George Washington […]
An interactive “globe of notability” shows the curious correspondences and the strange landscape of global fame.
Numerous U.S. Presidents invoked the Insurrection Act to to quell race and labor riots.
Researchers say that moral self-licensing occurs "because good deeds make people feel secure in their moral self-regard."
Recent years have seen countries across the African continent investing deep into the tech industry. Rwanda is angling to get ahead of the pack.
Protest music is a natural feature of humanity.
Access to trauma care is a race issue. It shouldn't be.
Healthy Housing Foundation has purchased four properties in Los Angeles, with more planned.
America's racial wealth disparity is entrenched, with devastating effects. What if we got rid of it?
Maybe you’ve heard the term “self-actualization” bandied about at a party or by an inspirational speaker? Popularized by psychologist Abraham Maslow, the theory argues that we can realize our full […]
Experts argue the jaws of an ancient European ape reveal a key human ancestor.
Maps show the oldest company in (nearly) every country – and a few interesting corporate trends.
South Africa is no longer the only place on the continent that has urban wealth clusters
How the half-hour commute and motorised transport changed our cities into huge metropolises.
Accomplishments? Yes, Aretha Franklin had them.
China is investing a gargantuan amount of money in Africa, but it's leaving many in the global community concerned as to why.
Victim status has become a competition, and it's ruining our ability to solve the problems we face together.
What qualifies someone for the top position in American government?
Google’s homepage doodle for today, June 22, honors the memory of renowned science fiction author Octavia E. Butler. It would have been her 71st birthday.