Immigrant Advocacy Groups Seek Restraining Order to Block Trump Asylum Policy
They hope to prevent government officials from forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico until their cases can be heard in the United States.
Illinois to Pass Laws to Give Women Better Access to Abortions
Due to restrictive laws in neighboring states, women nearby could also have the procedure there.
Immigrant Teachers in Denver Threatened With Deportation For Striking
Denver Classroom Teachers Association president Henry Roman: “This is just a scare tactic to intimidate our immigrant educators.”
New York City Says Businesses Can't Discriminate Based on Hair
Not only can the city force companies to rehire employers who were let go due to this racial discrimination, but it can also levy penalties up to $250,000.
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'LikeWise Fiction' Podcast Will Showcase Short Stories by Marginalized People
Michael Sakasegawa is crowdfunding for a new audio compilation of short fiction from writers like José Pablo Iriarte and Esmé Weijun Wang.
New Video May Lead to Indictment Against R. Kelly
The video, which attorney Michael Avenatti says he handed to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, allegedly shows the singer sexually abusing a teenage girl.
Congress Advances Significant Gun Control Legislation
The House Committee on the Judiciary just passed a measure that would require background checks for all gun sales in the United States.
Teens from Parkland and Chicago Ask: 'How Many More Must Die?'
Student organizers Brandon Dasent and Amina Henderson unite to push for gun control that will keep kids in their communities safer.
Arts & Culture
WATCH: Doc Illuminates Sammy Davis Jr.'s Place in Black America
“Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me” explores the late entertainer’s struggles with stardom and his role in an evolving Black America.
Celebrate Buffy Sainte-Marie's Birthday With These 5 Career Highs
Ryan Coogler to Produce Fred Hampton Biopic
ICE Stops Force-Feeding Immigrant Hunger Strikers Held in El Paso Detention Center
California Pulls Hundreds of National Guard Troops From Southern Border
Governor Gavin Newsom says the state won’t be part of the president’s “manufactured crisis.”
ICYMI: Watch Stacey Abrams Push Back On Trump's State of the Union Address
Hundreds of Guatemalan Migrants Arrested at Arizona Border
Gender & Sexuality
SCOTUS To Make Landmark Decision on Abortion This Week
The conservative majority Court could effectively overturn Roe v. Wade as it rules on a Louisiana law.
LISTEN: Songwriter Kandi Burruss and TLC's Chilli On How 'No Scrubs' Became a Classic
With R. Kelly Gone, Coalition Pushes Sony Music to Drop All Accused Abusers