Second Chance Pell Experiment Expands Education Behind Bars
The program provides need-based grants to people incarcerated in state and federal prisons so that they can take college courses.
Toni Morrison Awarded Gold Medal for Fiction
The beloved author receives the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ highest honor.
Two Dozen States and Cities Sue Trump Administration to Protect Reproductive Rights
The lawsuits seek to block the “conscience rule,” which allows health care providers to deny abortion care and other legal medical services.
Teen Migrant is Fifth Child to Die in U.S. Custody
The 16-year old from Guatemala was diagnosed with the flu ahead of his death.
/Now in Racial Justice
Kamala Harris Debuts Plan to End Gender Wage Gap
The senator says that if she is elected president, she will take executive action instead of waiting for Congress to act.
REPORT: 4 Strategies to Eliminate the Harmful Effects of Systemic Racism
A new study from Urban Institute gathers insights from leading policymakers, advocates and experts to present ways to imagine a future without the dangerous, long-term consequences of structural racism.
ICYMI: Report Finds Nearly Half of Transgender Southerners Experience Violence
The numbers were higher for transgender people of color.
The World Mourns Renowned Architect I.M. Pei
Pei designed iconic works—including the Louvre and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame—that are nothing short of amazing.
Arts & Culture
'Vida' Showrunner Tanya Saracho Talks Authenticity
As the all-Latinx series returns on Starz, its co-creator gets real on colorism and other typically taboo topics.
Latinx Parents Deported in Emotional 'Party of Five' Reboot
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.
Maryland Aims to Leave Title X Program to Protect Abortion Providers and Patients
ICYMI: Judge Orders Feds to Account for Additional Migrant Families Separated at Border
Gender & Sexuality
Are Federal Officials Criminalizing Pregnant Migrants?