Civil Rights, Criminal Justice Orgs Call Out AG Nom William Barr's Racism
President Donald Trump will nominate Barr to run the Department of Justice. His track record proves he will be bad for people of color.
Viola Davis Stars As Shirley Chisholm in New Movie
“The Fighting Shirley Chisholm” follows the first Black congresswoman and her trailblazing 1972 run for president.
Mississippi Sends Cindy Hyde-Smith Back to Senate
She did little to conceal her racism while running against her Black opponent, former Representative Mike Espy.
Washington D.C. On Course To Pass Historic Climate Bill
As the federal government doubles down on denying climate change, the nation’s capital is moving toward using 100 percent renewable energy.
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.
Democrats Create Immigration Plan in Response to Trump
Party leaders must decide how progressive they want to be.
Trump Administration's Contraception Proposal Hijacks Program for Women in Poverty
The government wants women whose employers object to paying for contraception on religious grounds to rely on a program aimed at keeping lower-incoming earning women healthy.
Acting Head of ICE Denies Family Separation Policy
Ronald Vitiello, the Trump administration’s nominee to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also refused to rule out the possibility that it could happen again.
Facebook Slammed After Report of Attacks Against Hate Speech Critics
A new article alleges that the social media giant fought criticism by discrediting its opponents.
Comcast Fires Proud Boy Employee After Activist Outcry
The Media Mobilizing Project and allies called on Philadelphia’s biggest corporation to fire Andrew Kovalic.
Voter Suppression: Did it Work?
Republicans attempted to silence voters of color in midterm races across the country.
The Women of Color Who Made History on Election Night
So many progressive women taking office!
Toolkit: How to Successfully Raise Funds for Progressive Candidates
As the political machine ramps up for 2020, The Collective co-founders Quentin James and Stefanie Brown James discuss five key fundraising strategies progressive candidates should replicate if they want to win big.
Trans Candidates Made History by Running—and in Some Cases Winning—In the Midterms
As the Trump administration works to eliminate transgender rights, trans candidates ran for office in record numbers—and had a few notable victories.
Your Faves Break Down Why You Need to Vote
Hasan Minhaj, Constance Wu, Keegan-Michael Key, Ibtihaj Muhammad and more want you to head to the polls.
WATCH: New Doc Shows How Gerrymandering Suppresses Black Votes in North Carolina
“Crooked Lines” explains how lawmakers design voting districts to influence elections and keep Black voters from electing their preferred candidates.
Trump Wants to End Birthright Citizenship, Experts Respond
But can the president legally change a constitutional amendment via an executive order?
Immigrants Seeking American Citizenship Face Extreme Delays
More than 700,000 permanent residents are waiting for their applications to be processed.
ICYMI: Auntie Beachress Calls On Her Fellow Indigenous Peoples to Vote
The Indigenous comedic character appears alongside community members and Hollywood heavyweights in a new PSA for the #StandNVote campaign.
SCOTUS Pauses Climate Kids Lawsuit
After the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to intervene, Chief Justice Roberts handed the White House a temporary victory.