Eric Garner's Mother Responds as Officer Who Killed Her Son Finally Faces Disciplinary Hearing
“If this disciplinary hearing does not lead to a trial and Pantaleo losing his job, it will be a sham and a miscarriage of justice, plain and simple.”
Trump Administration's Contraception Proposal Hijacks Program for Women in Poverty
The government wants women whose employers object to paying for contraception on religious grounds to rely on a program aimed at keeping lower-incoming earning women healthy.
Amara La Negra Traces 'Footprints' of Black Latinx Music History
The singer traces the African diaspora’s influence on Latinx music and culture in a new animated series from Tidal.
Acting Head of ICE Denies Family Separation Policy
Ronald Vitiello, the Trump administration’s nominee to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also refused to rule out the possibility that it could happen again.
/Now in Racial Justice
Facebook Slammed After Report of Attacks Against Hate Speech Critics
A new article alleges that the social media giant fought criticism by discrediting its opponents.
Listen to the Last Episode of '2 Dope Queens' Featuring Michelle Obama
Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams concluded their acclaimed WNYC Studios podcast by chatting with the former first lady about navigating the political sphere as a Black woman.
Writers of Color Sweep National Book Awards
Here are the authors, poets and translators whose books and collections won one of the United States’ most prestigious literary prizes.
LGBTQ Group That Split From the Migrant Caravan Has Arrived at the U.S. Border
As members of a persecuted class, most plan to seek asylum in the United States as early as this week. In a press conference they claimed to have faced discrimination within the caravan.
Arts & Culture
ICYMI: The Films and Creators To Root for at the Spirit Awards
Watch Cecily Tyson Accept Honorary Oscar
Democrats Create Immigration Plan in Response to Trump
'Breaking' Presents: Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela, a Multimedia Artist Erasing Borders
Judge Halts Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline
The project is opposed by Indigenous groups who say it ignores treaties and could damage their lands.
Trans Candidates Made History by Running—and in Some Cases Winning—In the Midterms
Trump Wants to End Birthright Citizenship, Experts Respond
Gender & Sexuality
ICYMI: Why Did GQ Use Quotes Around 'Woman' for Serena Williams' Cover?
Immigrant Rights Defenders: Walking in Crossroads
Members of the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center surveyed their colleagues about their own experiences navigating race and other positionalities amidst the current political landscape.
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