How You Can Support Detained Immigrant Families
From volunteering to organizing to donating, here are actionable steps you can take to support immigrants and asylum-seekers being prosecuted and detained by the United States government.
Why Trump's Move to 'Address' Border Separations Isn't a Victory [OPINION]
“For Trump to claim he is saddened by the family separation policy he created and to offer family detention as a benevolent act reeks of cynicism and hypocrisy.”
Trump on Stopping Border Separations: 'I'll Be Signing Something In a Little While'
President Donald Trump is reportedly preparing to sign an executive action that reverses his own directive to separate immigrant children from their families.
Babies, Preschoolers Held in 'Tender Age' Detention Centers
Amid public outcry over Trump’s family separation practice, doctors describe despondent young children at three Texas detention centers.
The Trauma of Separating Children From Their Parents
“The harm our government is now causing will take a lifetime to undo.”
Separate, Unequal: 700+ Public Charter Schools Are Whiter Than Their Districts
From priority attendance zones to expensive uniforms to no-busing policies, a new report says that many charter schools are creating highly segregated, richly resourced schools.
Outrage Surges Over Trump's Family Separation Practice
Critics assail “un-American” immigration policy, as House Republicans mull two measures that would dump billions into a southern border wall.
Teachers Fight To Keep Pre-Colonial World History In AP Course
“You cannot tell my Black and Brown students that their history is not going to be tested and then assume that isn’t going to matter.”
LISTEN: Jeff Sessions Defends Separation of Families at the Border
In a lengthy radio interview, Attorney General Jeff Sessions insists children are being treated properly and that unaccompanied minors have no moral right to legal representation.
U.N. Calls on U.S. to Halt Family Separation at Mexico Border
The United Nations says children fleeing Central American violence warrant international protection.
West Virginia State University Honors Katherine Johnson With Statue, Scholarship
The mathemetician’s alma mater plans to endow the scholarship with $100,000 to support students seeking degrees in STEM.
#FamiliesBelongTogether Campaign Demands Feds Stop Separating Parents, Children at Border
As part of the Families Belong Together campaign, protestors nationwide condemn the federal government’s practice of separating immigrant children from their parents under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on border crossings.
Trump Administration to Fingerprint People Who Sponsor Immigrant Children
The announcement comes as federal officials admit they lost track of 1,475 children. Immigration advocates say fingerprint protocol will discourage parents from claiming children.
White House Doubles Down on Trump's 'Animal' Remarks
“Too many innocent Americans have fallen victim to the unthinkable violence of MS-13’s animals.”
Trump Administration Preparing to Hold Migrant Children at Military Bases
The plan would form part of a “zero tolerance” approach to border crossings, which is denounced by immigration advocates as emblematic of totalitarian regimes.
Meet 'Molly of Denali,' PBS Kids' New Alaska Native Star
The first nationally distributed children’s series with an Alaska Native premieres next summer.
D.C. Mayor Commits $4,000 to Black Teenage Scientists' NASA-Bound Project After Troll Attack
4chan users tried to sabotage Mikayla Sharrieff, India Skinner and Bria Snell’s entry into a NASA contest for high school students by attacking them with racist and sexist vitriol.
Here's How to Find Out How Racist Your Kids' School Is
Your step-by-step guide to using the Department of Education’s latest data release to uncover—and address—the racial disparities in your district.
Youth of Color Demand Racial Justice in Gun Reform During #NationalSchoolWalkout
On the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, activists call for gun violence solutions that don’t further the criminalization of Black and Latinx youth.
Beyoncé Celebrates HBCUs Off-Stage With $100,000 in Scholarships
The inaugural Homecoming Scholars Award Program will support four students at HBCUs throughout the South and Midwest.