/Now in Racial Justice

Virginia's Governor is Restoring Ex-Offenders' Voting Rights One by One

Terry McAuliffe: “The struggle for civil rights has always been a long and difficult one, but the fight goes on.”

Woman with blonde hair wears black headphones and green top

UPDATE: Rawlings-Blake Will Gavel in DNC, Not Wasserman Schultz

Florida congressperson Debbie Wasserman Schultz was booed by delegates from her home state.

Several Black women wear black shirts, standing in behind the Indiana Fever logo

WNBA Rescinds Penalties Against Players Who Protested Police Shootings

“While we expect players to comply with league rules and uniform guidelines, we also understand their desire to use their platform to address important societal issues.”

Colorlines screenshot of SDG U.S. Dashboard, taken from the report on July 25, 2016.

The U.S. is Lagging on U.N. Goals for 'Sustainable Development'

The United States ranks No. 25 out of 149 countries evaluated in a new report. 

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Gender & Sexuality

ICYMI: Purvi Patel's Feticide Conviction Overturned

Arts & Culture

QUOTABLE: 3 Must-Read Excerpts From Marc Lamont Hill's New Book

Islamophobia

CAIR Distributes 'Islamophobin,' A Fake Cure for Islamophobia, at RNC

Police Violence

Why It's Dangerous to Lump All Black Activists Under the 'Black Lives Matter' Banner