NYC Honors Kalief Browder With Renamed Bronx Block
Browder's family joined city council members to unveil "Kalief Browder Way" on what would have been his 24th birthday.
Hasan Minhaj Can't Cure Racism, But He Can Help Brown Kids Navigate It
Minhaj's new Netflix special, "Homecoming King," explores his experiences growing up in a South Asian-American family surrounded by Whiteness.
Federal Appeals Court Blocks Trump's 'Muslim Ban'
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit rules that the Muslim and refugee ban is less about national security and more about anti-Muslim bias.
5 Things You Need to Know About The CBO's Report on Trumpcare
The Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the American Health Care Act of 2017 comes three weeks after the House passed it.
/Now in Racial Justice
Diverse Alliance Calls on Interior Secretary to Protect Arctic and Atlantic From Drilling
The 38 groups include Latinx, Black, Asian American and indigenous people.
READ: Black Female Political Leaders Demand DNC Invest in Their Leadership
"Like civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, who testified at the 1964 Democratic convention demanding Blacks have a seat and voice within the Party, we are 'sick and tired of being sick and tired.'"
Company Behind Dakota Access In Spotlight for Numerous Pipeline Incidents
The Dakota Access Pipeline has already had three spills; the Rover Pipeline is facing litigation over incidents, too.
Geeta Gidwani Bonds With Family Through Heartbreak, Cultural Disconnect in 'Geeta's Guide to Moving On'
You can stream Puja Mohindra's web comedy, about a Desi woman who moves in with her parents after a broken engagement, through Open TV.
Arts & Culture
Gina Prince-Bythewood is First Female Filmmaker of Color to Direct Superhero Flick
Sony Pictures tapped the "Shots Fired" creator to helm "Silver & Black," featuring "Spider-Man" characters Silver Sable and Black Cat.
WATCH: April Ryan Explains Press Responsibility in Age of Trump
'Our 100 Days' Short Film Series Tells Stories of Resistance
These Heartwarming 'Mamas Day' E-Cards Honor Immigrant and Muslim Mothers
READ: Criminal Defense Attorneys on the Policing of Black Boys
Angela J. Davis and Kristin Henning explain how the policing of Black boys leads to the conditioning of Black men in a new op-ed for NPR’s Code Switch.
Grand Jury: No Charges For Cop Who Killed Tyre King
Tulsa Officer Found Not Guilty in Death of Terence Crutcher
Gender & Sexuality
This Latinx Installation Artist is Making Piñatas That Say Something About Race, Culture and Queerness
Las Vegas-based artist Justin Favela is making waves with his sculptures and installations that transform the cut paper used to decorate piñatas into works of art.
READ: What It's Like When You Want an Abortion But Can't Afford It
New Study Exposes Barriers That Block Girls of Color From Opportunity