It's not hard to spin a positive stereotype as a compliment. But making any generalization about a group is a slippery slope.
By 2020 more than half of children in the U.S. will be part of an ethnic or racial minority. Colleges and universities are figuring out how to prepare for them.
In 2016, people of color wrote or illustrated fewer than a quarter of new children's books. Here's why that matters.
Prompted by a letter signed by more than 20 academy members of Asian descent, the academy apologized Tuesday for offensive jokes about Asians during the awards ceremony, but for some it came up short.
Kevin Kwan's novel China Rich Girlfriend is inspired by real, young Asian billionaires who live in the lap of luxury, spending fortunes on outfits and sports cars. "It's all ripe for parody," he says.
DNA from a 12,000-year-old skeleton of a teenage girl found in a cave in the Yucatan Peninsula shows the same markers found in modern Native Americans.