In the Wake of Her Mom's Assassination, Laura Cáceres Hits the DNC With Fervor
The daughter of Berta Cáceres, the Honduran Indigenous environmental activst who was killed in March, tells Colorlines that she came to the ever-meddlesome United States to seek justice for her mom, her pueblo and her country.
POLL: Latinx Voters Eying Clinton for President
A new survey shows a strong preference for the Democratic party’s nominee—and platform—heading into the general election.
9 Best One-Liners From President Obama's DNC Speech
At turns shady, funny and uplifting, Obama's speech had something for everyone.
#DemsInPhilly: Multiracial Crowd Celebrates Sanders Campaign at 'Black Men for Bernie' Action
The group lead an event honoring the underdog Democratic presidential candidate and the progressive ideas he promoted on the campaign trail.
/Now in Racial Justice
North Dakota Access Pipeline Will Cross Tribal Waters Despite Their Disapproval
The Army Corps of Engineers ignored Native people's objections to the $3.7 billion pipeline.
Michael Che to Crying Sanders Supporters: 'You Still Get to Be White!'
Che joined his "Weekend Update" co-host Colin Jost for a special report from the Democratic National Convention this week.
Obama Library to Grace Chicago's South Side
The Obama Presidential Center will take up residence in 44’s old stomping grounds.
#DemsInPhilly: Hillary Clinton's Official Nomination in 6 Tweets
From the roll call to the shattered ceiling, here is how it went down.
Why It's Dangerous to Lump All Black Activists Under the 'Black Lives Matter' Banner
When we ignore the individual organizations working collectively in The Movement for Black Lives, we open the door for erasure and a lack of accountability.
READ: Police Brutality is a Part of the Environmental Justice Fight
North Miami Police Shoot Man Lying in Street With His Hands Up
Gender & Sexuality
ICYMI: Purvi Patel's Feticide Conviction Overturned
Indian-American Purvi Patel was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2015 for allegedly self-inducing an abortion. On July 22, the Indiana Court of Appeals vacated the feticide conviction.
Ben Carson Says Being Transgender 'Doesn't Make Any Sense'
3 Ways to Gauge VP Candidate Mike Pence's Stance on Reproductive Health & LGBT Issues
Arts & Culture
#TruthToPower: Be Inspired by This Confrontational Art From Banksy, Shepard Fairey
Check out images from a pop-up exhibit mounted during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Beyoncé Leads MTV's VMAs Pack With 11 Nominations
CAIR Distributes 'Islamophobin,' A Fake Cure for Islamophobia, at RNC
The Muslim-American advocacy group advertises the satirical drug as a cure for the Islamophobic thought and rhetoric pervading this election cycle.
NYPD: There Was No Racial Bias in Assault of 2 Muslim Teens Outside Mosque
Omar Mateen's Alleged Former Lover Describes Pulse Massacre as 'Revenge' for Rejection