U.S. Courts Imprison Thousands For Unpaid Debts
A new report says the practice—which violates due process laws—disproportionately impacts communities of color.
STUDY: As Bottled Water Sales Rise in Communities of Color, So Do Environmental Dangers
A new study examines the role of big business in promoting to people of color—and pressuring politicians not to improve water infrastructure.
Civil Rights Group Sues Trump Administration for Prolonged Detention of Immigrant Children
New York Civil Liberties Union says a policy shift has resulted in the restrictive imprisonment of dozens of young immigrants.
Lesbian Couple Sues Government After Being Denied Right to Foster Refugee Children
The couple linked with Lambda Legal to file the suit after the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops said they can’t welcome a child into their home because they don’t “mirror the Holy Family.”
/Now in Racial Justice
New Journal Reimagines Approach to Eradicating Poverty
The proposed policies could help lift 23.3 million people of color out of poverty.
WATCH: Big Daddy Kane Gets 'Raw' for Tiny Desk Concert
The “Smooth Operator” delivered a few of his biggest hits for the NPR concert series.
New Podcast Chronicles Internment of Japanese Americans
American Public Media podcast “Order 9066” takes its name from the executive order that authorized the forced relocation of tens of thousands of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Word to Wakanda: Five Must-Read Articles About 'Black Panther'
Jump into the conversation about the movie’s place in ongoing discussions about race.
Arts & Culture
WATCH: 'Roxanne Roxanne' Explores Ascent of Teenage Battle Rap Legend
The biopic follows Roxanne Shanté’s journey to conquer the New York City battle rap scene.
Lupita Nyong'o Produces, Stars in Adaptation of Trevor Noah's 'Born a Crime'
Marvel's Moon Girl Headlines New Animated Series
Oscar-Nominated 'Traffic Stop' Explores Violent Arrest of Breaion King
Trump Administration Wants to Replace SNAP Benefits With Boxes of Canned Goods
Second Federal Judge Blocks Trump From Rescinding DACA
Gender & Sexuality
New Jersey Governor Authorizes Two Laws That Expand Access to Reproductive Health
Governor Phil Murphy restored funding for Planned Parenthood and increased Medicaid eligibility for family planning services.
TBS Greenlights Lena Waithe's Comedy Series With Queer Black Woman Protagonist