Black and white photo of woman of color seated outdoors on a porch. facing slightly left with a small dog at her feet and palm trees behind them.

Smithsonian Shines Light on Hawaiian Queens for Women's History Month

Remembering when the kingdom of Hawai‘i was ruled by two dope queens.

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Marvel Adds Danai Gurira's Name to 'Avengers' Poster After Backlash

The studio gave the actor top billing after outraged fans pointed out glaring omission.

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Studies Show the Dangers of Proposed Changes to Food Stamps

The Trump administration wants to impose stricter work requirements on recipients while cutting billions from SNAP.

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YouTuber Lilly Singh to Replace Carson Daly on NBC

Singh, who is Indian-Canadian, will be the only woman to host a late-night show for a major network.

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Arts & Culture

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Fans Step in to Support Chess Champ Experiencing Homelessness

Criminalization

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New Report Offers Big Picture Look at Mass Incarceration

Trump Presidency

Bronx store window with sign about food stamps

Studies Show the Dangers of Proposed Changes to Food Stamps

Gender & Sexuality

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Maryland Aims to Leave Title X Program to Protect Abortion Providers and Patients