Black Americans have been disproportionally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Census Bureau.
The decision to openly consider recognizing an LGBTQ group while simultaneously affirming the university's belief that marriage is between a man and a woman raised concerns among supporters and opponents who say Baylor is trying to "have its cake and eat it, too."
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.
Even though it’s been celebrated for 156 years and recognized in some form in 47 states and the District of Columbia, Juneteenth did not become a federal holiday until this week.
The House passed a bill Wednesday that would make Juneteenth, or June 19th, a federal holiday.
Rita Moreno discusses underrepresentation in Hollywood following the release of In the Heights (2021).
To honor the victims from that day, Houston City Hall is honoring the victims by lighting its buildings with rainbow colors Saturday evening.
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.
The NFL says it stands with the LGBTQ+ community in honor of Pride Month 2021 and shared its famed logo in rainbow colors.
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."
Houston has a pretty sizeable Muslim population and while it may come as a surprise, there are those who identify with the LGBTQIA community. And FOX 26 got an exclusive interview with the organizer of a Muslim LGBTQIA community and their efforts to build an inclusive mosque right here in Houston.
Congress has passed legislation aimed at combating hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
The immunologist who leads the COVID-19 response in the United States said Sunday that “the undeniable effects of racism” have led to unacceptable health disparities that especially hurt African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans during the pandemic.
The event was hosted by the Republicans of Fort Bend County entitled “Together - We are United” following multiple incidents of violence against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic.
Joshua Johnson was shot by an undercover Harris County sheriff's deputy who was parked in front of his neighbor's home.
Critics label the proposed restriction dangerously discriminatory and a deeply flawed solution for a "non-existent problem." Supporters of the bill contend the measure preserves fairness and physical safety,
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are offering solace to Asian Americans and a reeling nation as they visit Atlanta just days after a White gunman killed eight people, most of them Asian American women.
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.