A shot looking up at black painted fence with barbed wire at the top.

Judge Blocks Trump's $3.6 Billion Transfer of Military Funds for Border Wall

The ruling throws a wrench into the president’s plan to finish 450 miles of new wall at the Mexican border by the end of 2020.

Zozibini Tunzi. Black woman with short dark hair wearing a crown.

Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Continues Black Beauty's Reign Over the Pageant World

Tunzi: “I grew up in a world where a woman who looks like me, with my kind of skin and my kind of hair, was never considered beautiful. I think it is time that stops today.” 

Harvard University. Fall campus.

Widespread Protests Over Harvard's Tenure Decision for Latinx Professor

bell hooks: “Harvard’s denial of Dr. García Peña’s tenure is a testament to the ways that Black and Latinx Studies continue to be ignored as sites of vital knowledge production in the academy.”

CAIR Calls for the Removal of White Supremacist Books

The civil rights organization has put Amazon, Google, AudioBooks and Barnes & Noble on blast for not pulling racist materials from their digital shelves.

Arts & Culture

"When I Get Home" video. Several Black women wearing blonde wigs and matching brown outfits.

WATCH: Solange Drops Director's Cut Video for 'When I Get Home'

Criminalization

A group of men, women and small children stand outside as one smiling mother holding her son on her hip accepts water bottles from a man.

ICE Deported Thousands of People—Including Children—In 2019

Trump Presidency

A shot looking up at black painted fence with barbed wire at the top.

Judge Blocks Trump's $3.6 Billion Transfer of Military Funds for Border Wall

Gender & Sexuality

Dancer Cesar Valentino. Latinx man wearing white shirt and boots, beige shorts dances with hands.

How Black and Brown LGBTQ+ Community Views Modern Ballroom Culture