Janet Mock. Black woman with long hair in black and pink dress, standing in front of a white and back backdrop.

Janet Mock Makes History With Massive Netflix Deal

The “Pose” producer is the first transgender woman to sign a creator-in-charge deal at a leading entertainment company.

Bryan Stevenson. Black man in gray jacket suit, black pants and tie, white shirt, standing on the steps of a courthouse.

EXCLUSIVE: Powerful Clip From HBO Doc on Bryan Stevenson's Liberatory Work

In “True Justice,” the Equal Justice Initiative founder connects the dots between enslavement and death sentences for Black people—and breaks down why he is committed to ending mass incarceration.

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California Governor Apologizes to Native Americans for Genocide

Gavin Newsom: “We can never undo the wrongs inflicted on the peoples who have lived on this land that we now call California since time immemorial, but we can work together to build bridges, tell the truth about our past and begin to heal deep wounds.”

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Advocacy Groups On the Importance of Celebrating Juneteenth

“The relative obscurity of Juneteenth in our national dialogue serves as a reminder that White supremacy is still entrenched in how Americans understand our history—and its impact on the present.”

Arts & Culture

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, Abby Finkenauer and Sharice Davids. Diverse group of women standing side-by-side.

New Report Says Women of Color Are Immensely Electable

Criminalization

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Students Who Speak Indigenous Languages Disadvantaged in Schools

Trump Presidency

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Abortion 'Gag Rule' Goes Into Effect

Gender & Sexuality

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Abortion 'Gag Rule' Goes Into Effect