Atlanta-Based Reel Divas Collective Forms to Boost Black Women in Film and TV
Twenty successful women of color, from TV and film, unite to help Black women take over the Hollywood of the South.
New Book Examines the Chinese Experience in Hollywood
Oscar-nominated director Arthur Dong presents “Hollywood Chinese,” which explores 100 years of history, from stereotypes to accomplishments.
Demanding Better Wages, Smaller Class Sizes and More, Chicago Teachers Go on Strike
The Chicago Teachers Union’s decision will keep more than 300,000 students out of classrooms.
Iconic Congressman Elijah E. Cummings Has Died
The vocal advocate for racial justice, who chaired the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, passed away at in a Baltimore hospice facility today.
/Now in Racial Justice
Debut Episode of Economic Policy Institute's Podcast Tackles Racial Wealth Gap
Host Pedro da Costa and EPI’s Valerie Wilson jump feet first into the tough conversation about race and wealth in America.
Officer Who Killed Atatiana Jefferson Charged With Murder
The city’s police chief apologized for the shooting death, but the victim’s relatives say the former officer’s arrest is just the beginning of their fight for justice.
ICYMI: Cherokee Nation Appoints First Delegate to U.S. House of Representatives
If recognized by the federal government, Kimberly Teehee would be able to introduce bills on behalf of the more than 300,000 people in the Cherokee Nation.
Despite the Hype, I Hated 'Slave Play' [Op-Ed]
Black theater writer Juan Michael Porter II isn’t buying the hype about playwright Jeremy O. Harris’ controversial Broadway hit.
Arts & Culture
New Exhibit of Richard Samuel Roberts' Photos Aims to Bring Black History to Life
Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Deb Haaland Introduce Bill to Give Immigrants Access to Health Care
More than 120 organizations endorsed the Health Equity and Access Under the Law for Immigrant Women and Families (HEAL) Act.
Activists Urge Lawmakers to End Amazon Ring Partnerships With Police
ACLU Fights to Secure Voting Rights for Formerly Incarcerated in Florida
Lawsuits Nationwide Seek to Block Trump Policy That Denies Citizenship to Low-Income Earning Immigrants
The updated public charge rule, scheduled to take effect next week, would privilege wealthy immigrants over those who need financial assistance.
8 Twitter Accounts to Follow During the Impeachment Inquiry
DHS Ends 'Catch And Release' Immigration Policy
Gender & Sexuality
Black Trans Activist and Actress Blossom C. Brown Reclaims Her Time at CNN's Equality Town Hall
After watching question after question exclude Black trans people, she stole the mic and told CNN, “You have erased Black trans women for the last time!”
ICYMI: FDA Approves HIV Prevention Drug That Isn't Safety Tested for All
Supreme Court To Decide If Employers Can Discriminate Against LGBTQ+ Community