For the latest installment of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed series, set in Colonial America, the hooded main character is part Mohawk. The company brought in a Mohawk consultant and hired a Native actor to play the role. Courtesy of Ubisoft hide caption

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A Mohawk Hero In The Not-So-Diverse Gaming World
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Michelle Joni Lapidos sports a big afro wig. Courtesy of Michelle Joni Lapidos hide caption

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Over-The-Top Hairdo Sparks Blogosphere Firestorm
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Is Racial Prejudice On The Rise?
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Sharon Beverly's First Love? Basketball
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Hurricane Sandy, Unwelcome Guest For Elections
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50 Years Later, Ole Miss Crowns Homecoming History
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Living Under The Gun
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Finding Documents After Years Living Under Radar
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Chicano Activist Sees Dream Live On In Her Sons
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50 Years On, Reconsidering Cesar Chavez
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That's Bananas: "Whether [Josephine Baker's] getting a pedicure or she's walking down the street or she's relaxing in a yard somewhere, I just love the variety of pictures of her," Gainer says. "The banana skirt is a part of who she was, it's the most famous thing, but it just annoys me when that's just the only thing. ... There was a lot more to her than that." Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Who Feels The Scars Of 'Stop And Frisk'?
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The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case that could determine the future of policies that include race as a factor in university admissions. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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At U. Of Texas, A Melting Pot Not Fully Blended
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