President Joe Biden said he’s "proud” of athletes Carl Nassib and Kumi Yokoyama, who both recently announced that they’re part of the LGBTQ community.
A Virginia school board held a naming ceremony where they removed the name of a Confederate soldier from a middle school and replaced it with Katherine Johnson — the NASA legend.
Breonna Taylor would have turned 28 on June 5. A Louisville councilwoman and a nonprofit revealed a mural in her honor Friday, and several other events are planned around the city.
During the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre, President Joe Biden announced he has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead efforts in stricter voter protection as well as pushing for police reform.
This May 31 and June 1 will mark 100 years since the Tulsa Race Massacre. A White mob stormed a Black neighborhood in Tulsa’s Greenwood District – leaving an estimated 300 people dead. Scholars have called it "the single worst incident of racial violence in American history."
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee will not sanction athletes for raising their fists or kneeling during the national anthem at Olympic trials, previewing a contentious policy it expects to stick to when many of those same athletes head to Tokyo this summer.
Voting mostly along party lines, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be the nation’s assistant secretary of health. She is the first openly transgender federal official to win Senate confirmation.
"The Capables" is a series of children's books in which all the superheroes are kids with disabilities, and their disabilities are actually what connects them to their superpowers.
The plan covers public access and employee bathrooms of all genders at county facilities, "just as there are free paper towels and toilet paper," the office of Supervisor Cindy Chavez said.
The killings in Atlanta follow a wave of recent attacks against Asian Americans since the coronavirus first entered the United States, with the majority of reports coming from women.
President Joe Biden is set to give remarks Monday to mark International Women’s Day alongside Vice President Kamala Harris.
Montgomery County Councilmember and former president Nancy Navarro is calling for an investigation and action after two staffers were heard making comments about her accent during a virtual council session.
Transgender athletes listed as boys on their birth certificates would be banned from participating in girls' and women's sports in Wisconsin from kindergarten through college under bills introduced by Republican lawmakers.
California lawmakers are considering a bill that would penalize department stores for separating children’s toys, clothing and other items by gender.
AWESOME! Google on Friday announced an initiative to provide 100,000 Black women with career development and digital skills training by spring 2022.
Nearly every new data metric shows the race to vaccinate against COVID-19 is just as unequal as the virus's disproportionate attack on communities of color in the United States.
Ulta Beauty has announced a new initiative surrounding diversity and inclusiveness regarding its products promising to double the Black-owned brands found in its stores.
DC Health has released data for the District detailing how many residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine, which includes the race and ethnicity breakdown.
Women serving in the U.S. Army will have more options when styling their hair and coloring their nails after a change in policy.
An executive order Monday ended a transgender ban in the military that was enacted by the Trump administration. President Biden's order allows transgender individuals to once again join and serve.