No, I Won't Get Your Coffee. Now Can You Hire More Women of Color? [OPINION]
Journalist and educator Jessica Brown on why newsroom diversity efforts fail so frequently.
Teen Vogue Cover Spotlights Youth-Led Movement to End Gun Violence
The magazine celebrates the teenagers and young adults of color fighting for gun control in Parkland, Ferguson, Indigenous tribal lands and beyond.
Twitter Users Clapback at Police, Media Characterization of Austin Bomber
Interim police chief Brian Manley called the terrorist a “very challenged young man.”
After Nearly 45 Years of Incarceration, Herman Bell Wins Parole
Herman Bell, a former member of the Black Panther Party, was granted parole after serving nearly 45 years and having been previously denied seven times.
/Now in Racial Justice
Sacramento Officers Shoot Stephon Clark 20 Times in His Backyard
They said they thought he had a gun before they killed him. It was his cell phone. Newly released body camera footage shows what happened.
ICYMI: Junot Díaz Says Debut Children's Book Celebrates Afro-Latinx Experience
“We’re just coming to terms with our complexity.”
Q-Tip to Play Miles Davis in Nelson George's New Stage Production
“My Funny Valentine” depicts the jazz pioneer in the early 1980s.
WATCH: Dvsn Mixes Prince and Aaliyah, Creates Your New Favorite Mash-Up
You didn’t ask for vibes. But now you have them.
Arts & Culture
New Doc Takes Black 'Lady Wrestler' History Beyond the Ropes
Director Chris Bournea’s upcoming film on the women who broke race and gender barriers to excel in professional wrestling in the ’50s and ’60s.
Fox Searchlight Greenlights Alvin Ailey Biopic
Lena Waithe Covers Vanity Fair
Proposed Spending Bill Limits Border Wall Funding, Rejects Additional ICE Agents
But it doesn’t do anything for the “Dreamers.”
Dreams Deferred (Again): Democrats, White House Fail to Craft DACA Deal
'Terrible People': Trump Again Calls for Death Penalty for Drug Traffickers
Gender & Sexuality
A Very Serious Roundup of Race-Focused Books Coming Out This Spring
Transition into spring with this cross-section of titles.
What The Latest Reproductive Rights Case Before the Supreme Court Means For Women
3 Things You Should Know About Workplace Sexual Harassment Suit Pioneer Sandra Bundy