4/20 Special: How Advocates and Entrepreneurs of Color Are Fighting for Equity in the Legal Weed Business
We spoke to Latinx and Black activists and entrepreneurs who are challenging marijuana prohibition, hypocritical industry power players and stigma within their own communities to ensure that people of color don’t miss out on the legal pot boom.
Youth of Color Demand Racial Justice in Gun Reform During #NationalSchoolWalkout
On the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, activists call for gun violence solutions that don’t further the criminalization of Black and Latinx youth.
Senate Leader Backs Marijuana Decriminalization
Chuck Schumer to introduce measure that would decriminalize the drug at the federal level, says he’s “seen too many people’s lives ruined” due to marijuana-related incarceration.
WATCH: Police Violence, Gentrification Threaten Oaklander's Freedom in 'Blindspotting'
Daveed Diggs stars as a man on probation who sees a police officer shoot a Black man.
/Now in Racial Justice
'Boom For Real' Paints a Portrait of Jean-Michel Basquiat As a Young Man
The upcoming documentary explores Basquiat’s formative teenage years in New York City.
Lauryn Hill Commemorates 20th Anniversary of 'The Miseducation' With New Tour
Hill: “I hope the love and energy that permeated this work can continue to inspire change with love and optimism at the helm.”
Will A Day of Anti-Bias Training Solve Starbucks' Anti-Blackness Problem?
Twitter says: “Nah.”
Supreme Court Restricts Deportation of Immigrants
Trump appointee Neil Gorsuch sides with liberal justices as SCOTUS strikes down federal provision that facilitated deportation of convicted immigrants.
Arts & Culture
'I'm Passing the Baton': Inside Denzel Washington and Michael B. Jordan's Epic Conversation
The powerhouse actors talked about their prolific careers and creating opportunities for other Black artists.
READ: Janelle Monáe Embraces Her Truest Self
New York Governor Restores Voting Rights to Parolees
Broadcasting Hate: How Trump Used the FCC to Punish the Poor [OPINION]
Department of Justice Freezes Legal Assistance Program for Detained Immigrants Facing Deportation
Gender & Sexuality
The Electric Lady discussed her upcoming album, “Dirty Computer,” its messages for the LGBTQ community and her pursuit of intersectional equity with The New York Times Magazine.
READ: Why Naming 'Race' As The Factor Behind Black Women's High Rates of Maternal Mortality Is Counterproductive
WATCH: Tarana Burke On How to Support the #MeToo Movement