NYC Funds Abortions For People From States With Restrictive Bans
It is the first time a city has used its budget to step into the national abortion battle.
New York State Prepares to Decriminalize Sex Work
A new bill aims to protect sex workers, particularly immigrant and trans workers of color.
House Passes Bill to Provide Pathway to Citizenship for Immigrants
If signed into law, the American Dream and Promise Act would offer a path to citizenship for more than 2 million “Dreamers” who were brought to the United States as children.
Black Census Project Reveals Electorate's Concerns—and Power
More than half of the 30,000+ survey participants said that politicians do not care about them or their interests.
Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Delayed
Treasury Secretary confirms that the note will not be updated until the current White House occupant leaves office.
Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's Mother, Runs for Office
The activist who gave voice to grieving parents after losing her son to gun violence is running for Miami-Dade county commissioner.
Alabama Passes Bill That Effectively Bans Abortion
The nation’s most restrictive law was drafted with the hope that it will lead to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.
New Report Shows Historic Turnout Despite Voter Suppression in 2018 Midterms
More than 122 million people cast a ballot, according to findings from Pew Research Center.
MSNBC Special Tackles Race and Politics as Election Season Heats Up
Hosted by Reverend Al Sharpton, “Not Just Black and White: Race and the 2020 Election” will feature an interview with Stacey Abrams and 13 of the people running for president.
WATCH: New Doc Takes You Behind Scenes of AOC's Campaign
Netflix documentary “Knock Down the House” follows the grassroots campaigns of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other women who ran for Congress in 2018.
Election 2020: Ignore Women of Color at Your Own Peril [OP-ED]
The women behind Intersections of Our Lives say that if there’s one thing that can be learned from the last election, it’s that the votes of women of color should not be taken for granted.
House Democrats Prepare Bill to Counter Restrictive Immigration Policies
The measure is expected to increase federal resources to meet the needs of refugees.
10 Books by Writers of Color That Embrace Self-Love, Resilience and Authenticity
From poetry to memoir, self-help to commentary, let these spring reads enrich your mind and spirit.
Chicago Elects First Black Lesbian Mayor—But Not All Progressives See It As a Victory
Various activists, including online movement #StopLightfoot, say Lori Lightfoot’s record is harmful to members of the Black, immigrant and LGBTQ communities.
Senate Rejects Bill That Would Send Relief Money to Puerto Rico
Democrats say the bill’s aid package is another sign of Republican disregard for the island.
Jeffrey Wright-Narrated Doc 'Rigged' Highlights Voter Suppression Tactics
Wright: “I hope ‘Rigged’ sounds an alarm that wakes America up.”
Trump Administration Expands Reach of Abortion 'Global Gag Rule'
Foreign groups that provide or discuss abortions will lose American funding under a directive that administration officials have championed as “decent” and “right.”
Maryland Aims to Leave Title X Program to Protect Abortion Providers and Patients
If approved, the state will refuse nearly $4 million in funding to create its own family planning program.
Studies Show the Dangers of Proposed Changes to Food Stamps
The Trump administration wants to impose stricter work requirements on recipients while cutting billions from SNAP.
House and Senate Dems Introduce Bill That Recognizes Reproductive Rights as Human Rights
The Reproductive Rights Are Human Rights Act was announced in both houses of Congress ahead of International Women’s Day.