Widespread Protests Over Harvard's Tenure Decision for Latinx Professor
bell hooks: “Harvard’s denial of Dr. García Peña’s tenure is a testament to the ways that Black and Latinx Studies continue to be ignored as sites of vital knowledge production in the academy.”
Hundreds of New York City Students Protest Segregation at Their School
Sophomore Sadie Lee: “Racism hides itself behind our progressive facade.”
This Planned Parenthood Bot Teaches Teens About Sex
The bot, named Roo, is a direct response to the Trump administration’s push for abstinence-only sex education.
U.S. Has World's Highest Child Incarceration Rates
Human rights attorney presents study to United Nations about United States’ “inhumane treatment” of young people.
It Could Soon Be Legal to Prevent LGBTQ+ Couples From Adopting
The Trump administration is scrapping an Obama-era regulation that protected same sex couples from discrimination.
NCAA Says College Athletes Can Finally Get Paid
Student athletes, the majority of whom are people of color, can now secure endorsements without jeopardizing their education or career.
Author Jason Reynolds to Young Black Readers: 'I See You'
Get into these three major takeaways from a new profile of the prolific YA writer.
Federal Gov't Took 1,556 More Migrant Children From Parents Than Previously Reported
This reportedly brings the total number of family separations since 2017 close to 5,500.
Demanding Better Wages, Smaller Class Sizes and More, Chicago Teachers Go on Strike
The Chicago Teachers Union’s decision will keep more than 300,000 students out of classrooms.
STUDY: Most Parents Don't Talk to Their Kids About Race
A new survey from Sesame Workshop says that parents of color are much more likely to talk to their kids about identity than their White counterparts.
These Gender-Inclusive Dolls Will Make You Say, 'Barbie and Ken, Who?'
“It’s important that kids of all different types can see themselves reflected in culture, in media and especially in the toys that they play with.”
Mothers Separated From Children at Border Sue Trump Administration
Five women seek “compensatory damages from the government” for inflicting trauma on their families.
Study Links High-Suspension Schools With Incarceration Later in Life
A working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research adds to the body of research surrounding the school to prison pipeline and its impact on students of color.
Kids Around The World Go On A #ClimateStrike
Students march to demand action to save the earth—and to protect those most vulnerable to climate change.
#ColorlinesReads: Fall Into These Books This Autumn
These are all the books we look forward to curling up with as the nights turn cold.
Spike in Uninsured May be Linked to Trump Immigration Policies
The number of uninsured people in America has increased for the first time in nearly a decade.
Trump Admin Threatens Migrants Seeking Life-Saving Medical Care With Deportation
Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.): “This is a new low. Donald Trump is literally deporting kids with cancer.”
HBCU Students Help Restore Historic Sites Tied to Black Activism
Touching History: Preservation in Practice is a partnership between HBCUs, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the National Park Service (NPS) and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Trump Admin Seeks to Detain Migrant Children Indefinitely
The federal government wants to end the Flores Settlement Agreement, which requires migrant children to be released from detention after 20 days.
D.C. Officials Oppose Plan to Shelter Migrant Children in Nation's Capital
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser: “Washington, D.C. will not be complicit in the inhumane practice of detaining migrant children in warehouses.”