'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.
A No-Context Moment of Catharsis
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House Dem Introduces Legislation to Abolish Discriminatory Wing of HHS
The bill targets the recently formed Conscience and Religious Freedom division in the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights.
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.
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.
New Journal Reimagines Approach to Eradicating Poverty
The proposed policies could help lift 23.3 million people of color out of poverty.
Planned Parenthood Launches Campaign to Advance Reproductive Rights Legislation in All 50 States
“We need to do more than just fight against the bad policies—now is the time to push for good ones.”
This Queer Black Cancer Survivor Showed Her Mastectomy Scars at New York Fashion Week
Sex educator Ericka Hart received major applause when she revealed her scars at Cromat’s Fall 2018 show.
READ: Black Woman in Mississippi Charged With Second-Degree Murder After Stillbirth
Advocates fear this is the latest in a trend of women of color being criminalized for their pregnancy outcomes.
New Billboard Campaign Counters 'Abortion Reversal' Misinformation
The Abortion Care Network put up billboards in the San Francisco Bay Area in response to the state nursing board’s recent approval of a course on medication abortion “reversal.”
STUDY: Outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease Linked to Flint Water Crisis
Researchers trace a rise in the illness to the water source that triggered the crisis.
Senate Rejects Ban on Abortions After 20 Weeks
“This vote served as a useless exercise to unsuccessfully undermine the rights of pregnant individuals.”
Senate Confirms Alex Azar as New Head of the Department of Health and Human Services
“We fear that HHS is badly off-course and doubt Mr. Azar will make the changes needed to really put patients’ interests first.”
ICYMI: Trump Administration Creates New Division to Protect 'Conscience Rights' of Providers
Advocates argue that the new ‘Conscience and Religious Freedom’ division of the Office of Civil Rights will allow broad discrimination against women and LGBT people.
Forum Explores Widespread Discrimination Experienced by People of Color
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation forum focused on community-driven solutions to discrimination in health, housing and policing.