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House Passes Raise the Wage Act

The bill, which now heads to the Senate for a vote, seeks to gradually double the federal minimum wage to $15 for all hourly workers, including those who are paid via tips.

An older person in tan jacket, white and red scarf and black pants is being carried by two people in uniforms.

Native Hawaiian Elders Arrested in Telescope Protest at Mauna Kea

“This mountain represents the last thing they want to take that we will not give them.”

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Private Prisons Ask ICE to Pay Multi-Million Dollar Human Trafficking Lawsuit Costs

Private immigration detention center operator GEO Group faces lawsuits alleging human rights violations.

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WATCH: Advancing Reproductive Justice in the Age of Trump [VIDEO]

Alabama-based organizer Shante Wolfe-Sisson talks to Colorlines about why it’s important to include Black women, transgender and nonbinary people in conversations about reproductive justice.

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Private Prisons Ask ICE to Pay Multi-Million Dollar Human Trafficking Lawsuit Costs

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Advocacy Groups, Unions Urge Hotels to Stop Helping ICE Detain Migrants

Gender & Sexuality

Leana Wen. Asian woman wearing a black sleeveless shirt, sitting behind a desk with a laptop computer on a brown desk.

Planned Parenthood President Exits as Organization Prepares for Political Fight