The City of Flint Water Plant is illuminated by moonlight on Jan. 23, 2016, in Flint, Michigan. The state approved new funds for the city yesterday.

Flint Receives $77 Million to Fund New Water Projects

Five years after the water crisis began, the city continues to recover with projects to protect residents and update infrastructure.

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REPORT: 10 Strategies to Address Structural Forces Behind Racial Wealth Inequality

The racial wealth divide is greater now than it was 40 years ago—and a new report says that persistent structural racism is causing the gap to grow.

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Marijuana Doc 'Grass Is Greener' Highlights War on Black and Latinx Communities

Fab 5 Freddy’s directorial debut explores the history of weed in the United States, including its criminalization and impact on music.

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U.S. Healthcare System Endangers Black Pregnant People of Undocumented Status

Shut out of the Affordable Care Act, they may not be able to access or afford prenatal care.

Arts & Culture

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw's Superpowers Shine in 'Fast Color'

Criminalization

Brown belly of pregnant person being examined by doctor in blue with stethescope

U.S. Healthcare System Endangers Black Pregnant People of Undocumented Status

Trump Presidency

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Studies Show the Dangers of Proposed Changes to Food Stamps

Gender & Sexuality

Three Black women hold hands in a circle outside with a farmhouse in the background.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw's Superpowers Shine in 'Fast Color'