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San Francisco Takes a Stand Against Abortion Restrictions Targeting Asian Women

Eight states have passed laws banning sex-selective abortions. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently came out publicly against these measures.

'The Teacher Wars' Author Talks Race and Gender in American Education

First-time author Dana Goldstein talks about how race and gender have influenced the evolution of the U.S. education system.

Video: If Black People Said the Stuff White People Say

Not all white people, but #YesAllBlackPeople, says Buzzfeed.

How Well Does News Media Cover Race? [Report]

In a new report, Colorlines’ publisher, Race Forward, analyzes nearly 1,200 articles and television transcripts to see how the mainstream media deals with racism and offers solutions to flawed media coverage.

Oklahoma School Changes Policy on Dreadlocks

Deborah Brown Community School came under fire last week for barring 7-year-old Tiana Parker from wearing dreads to school.

White Supremacist Aims to Create Colony in North Dakota Small Town

Paul Craig Cobb has been buying up property in the small town of Leith, North Dakota over the past two years.

Hospital Reverses Decision On Anthony Stokes Heart Transplant

The Atlanta teen is now first in line to receive a potentially life-saving heart transplant.

Atlanta Teen Denied Heart Transplant Due to 'Noncompliance'

Fifteen-year-old Anthony Stokes has been given six months to live if he doesn’t receive a heart transplant.

Oprah Gets Apology for Racist Incident in Switzerland

The Swiss tourism office has apologized to Oprah, who was recently prevented from buying a pricey handbag in Zurich that was ‘too expensive’ for her.

'Gazillion Voices' Explores Race and Identity in Adoption

A new online magazine for adoptees aims to draw attention to the complexities of adoption and inject race into the conversation.

The Original 'Sapphires' Join Protest Over Sexist, Racist DVD Cover

The new U.S. version of ‘The Sapphires’ DVD takes the focus away from the Aboriginal women who star in the film.