Say My Name: On the Importance of Taking Up Space and Making Noise
This Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Sung Yeon Choimorrow—executive director of National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum—says AAPI women need to step into their power.
Hollywood Still Struggles With Representation of LGBTQ+ and Trans People of Color
GLAAD’s newest diversity report shows a drop for LGBTQ+ characters of color and improvement with regard to trans characters.
HUD Rule Allows Homeless Shelters to Deny Admission to Transgender People
Young transgender people of color, especially Black youth, experience disproportionately high rates of homelessness.
Pentagon to Build Tent Cities Near Border for 7,500 Migrants
Military personnel will handle construction, but the facilities will still be managed by the Department of Homeland Security.
/Now in Racial Justice
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.
'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.
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.
Arts & Culture
Furman University to Honor First Black Student
The school voted unanimously to erect a statue in honor of Joseph Vaughn and review its mission and vision with an eye toward inclusivity.
Last-Known Slave Ship Discovered
Teen Migrant is Fifth Child to Die in U.S. Custody
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