Read Ryan Coogler's Touching Thank You Letter to 'Black Panther' Fans
“I am struggling to find the words to express my gratitude at this moment, but I will try.”
New Journal Reimagines Approach to Eradicating Poverty
The proposed policies could help lift 23.3 million people of color out of poverty.
New Podcast Chronicles Internment of Japanese Americans
American Public Media podcast “Order 9066” takes its name from the executive order that authorized the forced relocation of tens of thousands of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Members of Congress Fear Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Funds Will Go to Creditors
Concerned elected officials asked Congress for a guarantee that the island’s residents and infrastructure will benefit from the $16 billion.
/Now in Racial Justice
Philadelphia District Attorney Dismisses All Marijuana Possession Cases
Larry Krasner says his office will no longer prosecute people for simple possession.
Vincent Zhou Lands First Olympic Quadruple Lutz
The 17-year-old figure skater is the first person to land the jump with four complete spins during a Winter Olympic contest.
NYPD Officer Acquitted After Killing Deborah Danner
Officer Barry had a Taser, but opted to use his gun on the 66-year-old woman, who had a known history of mental illness.
LISTEN: Ava DuVernay Chronicles Journey from Compton to 'A Wrinkle in Time' on New Podcast
The filmmaker discussed her experiences in a White male-dominated industry on the debut episode of “Edge of Fame.”
Arts & Culture
WATCH: Big Daddy Kane Gets 'Raw' for Tiny Desk Concert
Oscar-Nominated 'Traffic Stop' Explores Violent Arrest of Breaion King
The short documentary delves into the Black teacher’s interaction with two White Austin Police Department officers in 2015.
Trump Administration Wants to Replace SNAP Benefits With Boxes of Canned Goods
The proposed 2019 budget would cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program by $213 billion over the next 10 years.
Second Federal Judge Blocks Trump From Rescinding DACA
Civil Rights Groups Blast Sessions for Praising Sheriffs as Part of 'Anglo-American Heritage'
Gender & Sexuality
TBS Greenlights Lena Waithe's Comedy Series With Queer Black Woman Protagonist
“Queer Black characters have been the sidekick for long enough, it’s time for us to finally take the lead.”
Planned Parenthood Launches Campaign to Advance Reproductive Rights Legislation in All 50 States
5 Tools for Radical Self-Love on Valentine's Day
Trump Urges 'Compromise' on Immigration in State of the Union Address. Critics Aren't Buying It.
The president’s hardline immigration proposals panned as divisive by Democrats and immigration advocates.
The New Normal: Fear and Loathing as Immigration Policy
Trump Tweets Anti-Muslim Videos, World Calls Him Out