From Fyre Fest to Theranos, the Invisible Racial Subtext of Raising Capital [Op-Ed]
Lynnise Pantin, director of the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic at Columbia Law School, argues that it is possible to create an environment that prioritizes equality of access to capital for entrepreneurs of color.
Atlanta Child Murders Case Reopened Ahead of New Documentary
ID’s “The Atlanta Child Murders” spurred the reopening of the 40-year old case of 29 missing and dead Black children.
Mississippi Passes Restrictive 'Heartbeat Ban' Abortion Law
The state already has just one clinic to perform the medical procedure.
Woman Sues Harvard For Photos of Enslaved Ancestors
Tamara Lanier seeks compensation for emotional distress and Harvard University’s acknowledgement that it was “complicit in perpetuating and justifying the institution of slavery.”
/Now in Racial Justice
Jay-Z's 'The Blueprint' is Inducted Into the Library of Congress
Hova’s 2001 landmark album is the Registry’s most current entry.
Fans Step in to Support Chess Champ Experiencing Homelessness
Eight-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi became a New York state chess champion while living in a shelter. Now, folks are raising money to give his family a home.
REDress Project: What Happened to Thousands of Missing Indigenous Women?
A striking new work of public art at the National Museum of the American Indian memorializes murdered and missing Native American women.
South Dakota Criminalizes Protest Against Keystone XL Pipeline
The state’s tribal communities say the governor is placing the interests of big business over their safety.
Arts & Culture
READ: On 'Shrill,' Black Characters Are Portrayed With Rare Complexity
ICYMI: SCOTUS Says ICE Can Detain Immigrants Based on Prior Convictions
A new ruling says that people can be arrested and held indefinitely based on past minor convictions, even if they hold a green card and served their time.
Florida House Advances Bill That Would Limit Voting Rights for Formerly Incarcerated
New Report Offers Big Picture Look at Mass Incarceration
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
The Best Medication to Prevent HIV is Hard to Find Where It's Needed Most