ACLU Wants Government to Account for All Migrant Children Separated From Families
Lawyers also asked a United States district court judge to reunite all separated minors with their parents.
R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts of Criminal Sexual Abuse
Three of the survivors noted by State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx were minors when the singer allegedly abused them.
LISTEN: Oscar Nominee Hannah Beachler Talks Bringing Wakanda to Life
The “Black Panther” production designer is the first Black woman ever nominated in her category.
Incarcerated Men Document Their 'Hard Truth' Via Film
Men incarcerated at Pendleton Correctional Facility in Indiana co-directed “It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It,” which captures their education in documentary filmmaking.
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.
Scientists Hope Hurricane Maria Can Reveal How The Earth Recovers From Increasingly Intense Storms
Caribbean ecosystems devastated by climate-related extreme weather have global implications.
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.”
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
The artist and philanthropist, whose work uplifts Indigenous cultural resistance, turns 78 today.
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.
Ryan Coogler to Produce Fred Hampton Biopic
Daniel Kaluuya is in talks to play the Black Panther Party leader.
Black Mathematicians Sound Off On Inequality
Scholar Edray Goins takes his discipline to task for the ways it erases Black mathematicians.
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.
LISTEN: New Podcast Demands We #TellBlackStories
Color of Change talks to Ava DuVernay, Stanley Nelson and other artists about shifting narratives around Blackness.
ICE Stops Force-Feeding Immigrant Hunger Strikers Held in El Paso Detention Center
A total of 12 men have been refusing to eat to protest the conditions, treatment and length of their detainment.
'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.
Celebrate Valentine's Day With 120 Years of Black Love
Shadow and Act compiled 60 seconds of clips, from 1898 to 2018, that show the power of Black intimacy and romance on screen.
Jussie Smollett Opens Up About Traumatic Assault
The “Empire” star spoke to “Good Morning America” about the racist and homophobic assault he survived in Chicago—and the people who question his honesty.