Satellite image of a storm landing on the United States Atlantic coast.

South Carolina Refused to Evacuate Incarcerated People Ahead of Hurricane Florence

“If Governor McMaster truly does not want to ‘gamble with the lives of the people of South Carolina,’ he needs to make sure that the prison system is up to par, or evacuate the inmates just as he has ordered the rest of us to do.”

Protesters outside at night, one holds sign that reads, "Black trans lives matter."

Join #Time4BlackTransWomen For a Moment of Remembrance

Of the 20 known transgender women killed in the United States in 2018 so far, 14 of them were Black.

Harriet Tubman, Cynthia Erivo. Two Black women. One in black in white, wearing a dark-colored dress with a white collar. The other in color wearing a gauzy peach shirt over a multicolored dress

Cynthia Erivo to Play Harriet Tubman in New Biopic

Kasi Lemmons will direct the film, which follows the life and work of the legendary abolitionist.

Black women pose in multicolored attire on brown carpet in front of brown ceiling and blue and grey walls

Designers of Color Show Out With These Inspired Fashion Week Looks

As the fashion industry takes steps toward more equitable representation, this year’s shows featured several designers and models of color.

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Arts & Culture

Black man in blue clothing rides brown horse next to Black child in black clothing on white horse in front of grey street and green trees

'Fire on the Hill' Explores South Central LA's Black Cowboy Legacy

Criminalization

Trump Presidency

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Time's Up on Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Gender & Sexuality

Brett Kavanaugh. White man's face takes up half the frame.

Time's Up on Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Facing Race

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VIDEO: Welcome to Detroit! (Teaser)