Race NPR stories on race and ethnicity. Commentary on race's effects on politics, culture, society. Subscribe to NPR podcasts and RSS feeds on race and ethnicity issues.

Race

Marla Aufmuth/TED

Dolores Huerta: Each Of Us Has A Voice, How Can We Use It For Social Change?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/711195386/712347456" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Ryan Lash/TED

Ruby Sales: How Do We Maintain Our Courage To Fight For Change?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/712275387/712346989" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Tania Quintanilla/TEDx

Angela Oguntala: How Do We Achieve The Future We Imagine?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/711197124/712347836" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
James Duncan Davidson/TED

Jeremy Heimans: How Can We Harness Technology To Fuel Social Change?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/711195968/712347566" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Actor Jussie Smollett leaves a courthouse last month in Chicago. On Thursday, the city sued him to recoup costs of a police investigation that followed what the city says was his false report that he'd been attacked. Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images

Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America's First War on Terror, by Charles Lane Hanover Square Press hide caption

toggle caption
Hanover Square Press

With the Rev. Al Sharpton looking on, Democratic presidential hopeful South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the National Action Network's annual convention Friday in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Valerie Jarrett, a former Obama administration staffer, has a new book titled, Finding My Voice. Claire Harbage/NPR/Claire Harbage hide caption

toggle caption
Claire Harbage/NPR/Claire Harbage

Obama Adviser Valerie Jarrett Defends Biden, Talks 2020 In Conversation About Memoir

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/709097246/709213246" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Kerrilyn Gibson designed prototypes for an Afro hair emoji. Kerrilyn Gibson hide caption

toggle caption
Kerrilyn Gibson

One Woman Wants To Create This: *Insert Afro Emoji Here*

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/708537582/708586168" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Brittany Cooper on the TED stage. Marla Aufmuth/TED hide caption

toggle caption
Marla Aufmuth/TED

Brittney Cooper: How Has Time Been Stolen From People Of Color?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/707189797/707708128" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Monique Morris on the TED stage. Marla Aufmuth/TED hide caption

toggle caption
Marla Aufmuth/TED

Monique Morris: Why Are Black Girls More Likely To Be Punished In School?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/707191363/707708224" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Pat Ferrucci on the TED stage. Ignite Images hide caption

toggle caption
Ignite Images

Pat Ferrucci: How Does The Language Of Sports Journalism Reveal Racial Biases?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/707192346/707708295" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Howard Stevenson on the TED stage. JEROD HARRIS /TED hide caption

toggle caption
JEROD HARRIS /TED

Howard Stevenson: How Can We Mindfully Navigate Everyday Racism?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/707193061/707708527" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Travis Jones on the TED stage. TEDx Charlotte hide caption

toggle caption
TEDx Charlotte

Travis Jones: How Can White People Be Better Allies To People Of Color?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/707193758/707708851" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

"Facebook is discriminating against people based upon who they are and where they live," Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said in a statement. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Carlos Osorio/AP

Housing Department Slaps Facebook With Discrimination Charge

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/707614254/707639710" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do, by Jennifer Eberhardt Viking hide caption

toggle caption
Viking

Can We Overcome Racial Bias? 'Biased' Author Says To Start By Acknowledging It

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/705113639/707477058" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Facebook announced Wednesday that it will ban white nationalism and separatism content starting next week. "It's clear that these concepts are deeply linked to organized hate groups and have no place on our services," it said. Oli Scarff /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Oli Scarff /AFP/Getty Images

Women look at tributes left at the Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand, following the March 15 massacre at two mosques. William West/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
William West/AFP/Getty Images

Author Says New Zealand Massacre Points To A Global Resurgence Of 'Extremism'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/706482037/706558190" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Ecco

'What Doesn't Kill You' Navigates The Challenges Of Existing While Black

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/705844250/706143996" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Michelle Kenney, the mother of Antwon Rose II, leaves the Allegheny County, Pa., Courthouse Friday. She did not show emotion as she heard former police officer Michael Rosfeld found not guilty in the death of her son. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Gene J. Puskar/AP