Rohan Chand. South Asian boy with long hair and brown loincloth stands on rock cliff next to brown tree and in front of sky with yellow sunset

3 Reasons Why the World Doesn't Need Another 'Jungle Book' Movie

Netflix just announced a new live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book.” Here’s why this movie is a very bad idea.

A Black protestor holds a sign that says 'keep abortion legal' in front of the supreme court

Reproductive Rights Did Not Win the Midterm Elections

From state constitution changes to the revocation of an Obama-era birth control rule, things are changing.

Aretha Franklin. Black woman with brown and blonde hair smiles in white dress in front of black wall with white text

ICYMI: After 46 Years, Aretha Franklin Doc to See Light of Day

“Amazing Grace,” which features sessions from the 1972 live gospel album of the same name, will premiere at DOC NYC.

Baby in stroller waits as midterm election voters cast their ballots at Atlanta, Georgia's Grady High School polling station on November 6, 2018.

Voter Suppression: Did it Work?

Republicans attempted to silence voters of color in midterm races across the country.


Arts & Culture


People standing in Mexico reach through and hug the wall at the conclusion of the Hugs Not Walls event on the U.S.-Mexico border in Sunland Park, New Mexico on October 13, 2018.

Trump Signs Immigration Proclamation to Limit Asylum Claims

Trump Presidency

Crude oil pipeline construction in Jefferson County, Texas, in August 2008.

Judge Halts Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

Gender & Sexuality

Facing Race

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Immigrant Rights Defenders: Walking in Crossroads