READ: How Doctors Can Better Serve Black Patients
A Black physician on why her colleagues’ refusal to learn the history of American medical racism harms their patients.
Support Growing for Restrictive Abortion Bill in Texas
The “fetal heartbeat” bill would prohibit the procedure for people who are more than six weeks pregnant.
Planned Parenthood to Lose Millions in Funding Under New Federal 'Gag Rule'
The Trump administration will now withhold family planning funding if a clinic provides abortion referrals to patients.
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.
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.
READ: How Texas Contributed to Rise in Pregnant Girls in Foster Care System
One teen mother: “All my friends that I was in placements with—every single one—either has a kid or is pregnant right now.”
Flint Launches Program to Help Kids Who Need Special Education Services Because of Water Crisis
Experts say it’s a step in the right direction, but not enough.
How the Promise of Roe v. Wade Left Women of Color Behind [OP-ED]
Roe has never been full of promise for women of color, immigrant women and women with low incomes. But if the Trump administration gets its way, we have the most to lose.
Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Renews Its Fight For Women's Reproductive Health
Representatives Barbara Lee and Judy Chu introduced legislation that aims to protect the right to choose.
REPORT: Companies Target Black and Latinx Youth With Junk Food Ads
The candy, soda and fast food industries disproportionately push their products on kids of color.
Court Thwarts White House Effort to Keep Women From Free Contraception in 13 States
But a new federal rule could stand in the way for millions of other women.
City of Flint to Stand Trial For Supplying Toxic Water
An appeals court ruled that the city has no immunity in the case.
Colorlines Favorites of 2018: 'Steven Universe,' Future Vision and the Value of Freedom Dreaming
The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite shows, books, hashtags, movies and more of 2018. Here, deputy editor Kenrya Rankin reflects on the power of “Steven Universe.”
Trump Administration Ignores How Laws Are Made to Deny People Food Stamps
The USDA proposed rule changes could affect more than half a million people.
Ohio Passes Nation's Strictest Anti-Choice Bill
Opponents argue it essentially bans the procedure—and is a direct threat to Roe v. Wade.
READ: Is This Energy Company Buying Off a Black Town To Build a Pipeline?
Energy Dominion has offered Union Hill, Virginia, millions of dollars to buy support for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
ICYMI: Study Says Climate Change Is Serious Threat To Americans' Health
Researchers predict that an estimated 3,000 people will die from high temperatures by 2050, and people of color are more vulnerable than their White counterparts.
Mj Rodriguez Uplifts Trans POC Health on 'Kikis With Louie' Premiere
The “Pose” star is the first guest on the new series, which features frank conversations about issues facing LGBTQ youth.
Trump Administration Downplays Damning Climate Change Report
Produced by 300 scientists, it shows that global warming—which disproportionately impacts people of color—will wreak havoc on the United States’ economy, public health, coastlines and infrastructure.
Federal Judge Overturns Mississippi Law That Banned Abortion After 15 Weeks
In his decision, Judge Reeves said state lawmakers’ claims to be interested in women’s health was “pure gaslighting.”