Trump Administration Cuts Funds to Orgs That Provide Abortions
The new policy targets Planned Parenthood and other organizations that serve lower-income earning women.
EPA, White House Blocked Release of Study on Widespread Water Contamination
Emails released under the Freedom of Information Act show the decision was driven by politics, not health.
ICYMI: Nestlé to Donate Water to Flint
Nestlé reportedly pays just $200 per year to access underground aquifers in the Michigan town of Evart, just two hours from Flint.
WATCH: Patrisse Cullors On How Midwifery Can Save Black Women's Lives
A new video and campaign address racial disparities in maternal death rates.
Judge's Order Derails Plans to Complete Bayou Bridge Pipeline
The pipeline is slated to run through St. James Parish, an area with a high number of oil refineries—and residents afflicted with cancer.
Trump Administration Using New Tactics to Block Pregnant Teen Immigrants From Abortion Access
“The government certainly has been relentless in their attempts to find ways to force their anti-abortion beliefs on this population, and I feel like this is just another iteration of what they’ve done in the past.”
New Legislation Aims to Prevent the Next Flint Water Crisis
Representatives Keith Ellison and Ro Khanna introduced The WATER Act on the fourth anniversary of the day Flint’s water woes began.
READ: Why Naming 'Race' As The Factor Behind Black Women's High Rates of Maternal Mortality Is Counterproductive
Ob-Gyn Dr. Joia Crear-Perry stresses that calling out racism is the only way to solve this health crisis.
Maternal Mortality Rate in Texas Lower Than Believed, But Black Women's Numbers Remain Alarmingly High
A correction in data collection still confirms that Black pregnant Texans face disproportionate health dangers.
Junot Díaz Opens Up About Sexual Abuse, Healing in New Essay
“More than being Dominican, more than being an immigrant, more, even, than being of African descent, my rape defined me.”
Michigan to Stop Distributing Free Bottled Water in Flint
Many of the city’s residents do not trust—or use—what comes out of their tap.
Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration, Allows Undocumented Teens Access to Abortions
The temporary injunction also prevents the government from barring access to medical appointments.
Mississippi Governor Signs into Law the Country's Most Restrictive Abortion Ban
The Center for Reproductive Rights immediately filed a lawsuit challenging the 15-week abortion ban, calling it “unconstitutional.”
'Terrible People': Trump Again Calls for Death Penalty for Drug Traffickers
President Donald Trump outlines blueprint to tackle opioid crisis; critics pan his proposal as recycled draconian measures that target communities of color and have failed to reduce drug use.
What The Latest Reproductive Rights Case Before the Supreme Court Means For Women
NIFLA v. Becarra has the potential to radically alter what anti-abortion medical centers can tell women.
Activists, Politicians Call on Trump Administration to Fire Office of Refugee Resettlement Director
Representative Jerry Nadler on Scott Lloyd: “It sounds like a scene from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ but for these young women in Scott Lloyd’s custody, it’s far from fiction.”
Death Sentence: Trump Considers Capital Punishment for Drug Dealers
The White House mulls policy change that would allow prosecutors to seek death penalty for drug traffickers.
10 POC-Led Organizations to Support on International Women's Day
Put your Twitter fingers to good use helping people of color who identify as women.
EPA Rules That Landfill in Majority Black Alabama Town is Not a Health Hazard
The agency said there was “insufficient evidence” to pursue the civil rights case.
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