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  • History of Juneteenth

    Communities across America are celebrating the country’s new federal holiday – Juneteenth, which falls on the 19th of June.

    It was on this day in 1865 that slaves in Texas learned they were free, the last in the country to hear the news.

    The day is being marked by parades, barbecues, and fami...

  • Caste discrimination in the U.S.

    Caste – a rigid system of social hierarchy determined by birth – is illegal in India and other South Asian countries.

    But many believe it persists throughout societies today.

    This year, California State University became the first U.S. university system to add caste to its non-discrimination po...

  • Latino-latino discrimination

    A new report published by Pew Research Center last month found that Latinos say they feel as much discrimination from fellow Latinos as from non-Latinos in the U.S.

    CGTN’s Nitza Soledad Perez reports.