Members of the Oglala Lakota Nation have made their own digital currency — a sort of Bitcoin. They hope that having their own crypto-currency, called MazaCoin, will strengthen their independence.
President Obama held a Spanish-language town hall-style meeting on the law. Latino enrollment in the health insurance exchanges is seen as critical to its success, but there's been a rocky start.
According to a host of public opinion surveys, blacks and Latinos have recently become much more sanguine about the future of the country than whites. And the gap is growing. But we don't know why.
This, we're told, is the year female rappers will break their way back into the mainstream, ending the long period of silence for women in the industry.
Artists of color won in some of the most prestigious categories at Sunday's Academy Award ceremony. But are these victories evidence of an encouraging trend or exceptions to the rule?
Hispanics are disproportionately enrolled in community colleges and two-year schools. Experts say this partially explains why they are much less likely than other groups to attain bachelor's degrees.
The buff and chesty Oscar statuette is said to be modeled after Mexican actor and director Emilio Fernandez. True story or Hollywood legend?
As a black graphic designer, Xavier Ruffin wanted to like the show Mad Men, but was disappointed with its portrayal of black people. His Web series Mad Black Men is part spoof, part dramedy.
According to a new report, most Americans think undocumented immigrants should be able to stay in the country. But nearly half of them also think the sharp increase in deportations is positive.
Alexandre Dumas' life was almost as exciting as his work, some of which was written to support his many mistresses. Comics legend Kyle Baker celebrates Dumas for our Black History Month project.