Three surveillance cameras on the corner of a building

San Francisco Says Nah to Facial Recognition Software

The city is the first in the nation to ban the police and other municipal departments from using the technology.

Roger Smitherman of Alabama state senate at a podium

Alabama Passes Bill That Effectively Bans Abortion

The nation’s most restrictive law was drafted with the hope that it will lead to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.

Laquan McDonald. A Black child in sepia tone smiles at the camera.

Watch the Trailer for Laquan McDonald Documentary, '16 Shots'

The Showtime documentary will examine the 17-year-old’s murder at the hands of the Chicago Police Department and the subsequent cover-up.

Andrew Gillum. A Black man wearing a dark suit and black-rimmed eyeglasses.

READ: Andrew Gillum Slams Florida Leaders for Taxing Formerly Incarcerated at the Polls

The former mayor of Tallahassee says a bill that effectively rolls back the language of Florida’s Amendment 4 is “unworthy of the governor’s signature.”

Arts & Culture

I.M Pei. Elder Asian man in black suit, red tie, black glasses, seated in wheelchair  in front of step and repeat.

The World Mourns Renowned Architect I.M. Pei

Criminalization

Party of Five. Older Latinx man and young Latinx man separated by metal fence.

Latinx Parents Deported in Emotional 'Party of Five' Reboot

Trump Presidency

Bronx store window with sign about food stamps

Studies Show the Dangers of Proposed Changes to Food Stamps

Gender & Sexuality

Profile view of pregnant woman wearing black shirt with long brown hair hiding her face standing beside a white and green U.S. Border Patrol truck.

Are Federal Officials Criminalizing Pregnant Migrants?