READ: Chicago Implements GPS Monitoring Devices That Calls, Records Children Without Their Consent
Cook County officials say the monitoring tool improves communication with children, but critics say it is an invasion of privacy and violation of the Constitution.
READ: Puerto Ricans Face Food Shortages, Crumbling Infrastructure As Relief Aid Stalls
These are the real life consequences of Capitol Hill in-fighting.
READ: What It Means That the Environmental Justice Movement is Overwhelmingly White
A new report explores how people of color are “sidelined” in the fight against climate change—despite the fact that they disproportionately suffer more from its effects.
READ: How Doctors Can Better Serve Black Patients
A Black physician on why her colleagues’ refusal to learn the history of American medical racism harms their patients.
READ: The Evolution of Iranian-American Identity
The Associated Press explores America’s thriving Iranian communities 40 years removed from the 1979 revolution.
Read Nathan Phillips' Story, In His Own Words
The media hype around the Covington Catholic boys couldn’t stop this Indigenous activist from speaking his truth.
Martellus Bennett: 'Let Black Boys Dream Big'
Ahead of the Super Bowl, the artist and former NFL player reflects on the messages society gives Black boys about their worth.
Tarell Alvin McCraney Asks: What If Black Players Took Over the NBA?
The “Moonlight” co-writer discusses his upcoming Netflix film, “High Flying Bird.”
READ: 'Black-ish' Writer Discusses That Epic Colorism Episode
Peter Saji writes that “Black Like Us” is the episode that “terrifies me the most.”
READ: Asian Americans Preserve Food Memories Via Art
Artists Stephanie Shih, Monyee Chau and Annie “RC” Shen discuss how their culinary traditions influence their art.
READ: How Nate Moore Got 'Black Panther' Made
The Marvel Studios exec explains how he challenged the industry’s prevailing logic about the profitability of Black-led films.
READ: New York City Theater Explores Black Death
The Undefeated looks at on- and off-Broadway plays that take on the specter of anti-Black violence, both intimate and structural, during this theater season.
READ: How People of Color Make Thanksgiving Their Own
People of color across the country embrace the family-centric message of Thanksgiving by incorporating their own food and culture into the day.
Flooded Coastal Communities No Safer After Being Rebuilt With FEMA Dollars
A failure to consider climate change guarantees that towns and residents stay vulnerable in post-hurricane recovery efforts.
READ: Can East Asian Americans Reclaim 'Yellow' for Themselves?
Writer Kat Chow revisits the history of the term and asks what it would take to wrestle it from racists.
READ: Black Homeowners in the Gullah-Geechee Islands Could Lose Land After Florence
A new Mother Jones article details how property laws could complicate post-storm recovery.
READ: Lauryn Hill Breaks Silence, Addresses Critics in 3,000-Plus Word Statement
“People can sometimes confuse kindness for weakness, and silence for weakness as well. When this happens, I have to speak up.”
READ: How Congress Can Help Pregnant Migrant Women in Detention
A reproductive rights advocate writes about legal solutions to a growing crisis.
READ: Why Abortion Rights For Black Women Are a Blow to White Supremacy
Reproductive rights activist Yamani Hernandez: “Black liberation is not measured in numbers of Black births; it is measured by thriving, autonomous Black lives.”
READ: Why Overturning Roe v. Wade Is An Assault On More Than Abortion Rights
Though women of color stand to be hardest hit, reproductive rights activist Nancy Northrup argues that overturning the law would negatively impact everyone living in America.