North Carolina Confronts the Ugly Past of Its Eugenics Law
Surviving victims of the state’s forced sterilization programs will be able to tell their stories and push for reparations.
Cleveland Cops Caught On Tape Brutally Beating Suspect
Police officials insist there’s been no cover-up.
Bobby Jindal's Plan to Privatize Health Insurance for 250,000 Workers
Will Louisiana Gov. Jindal’s health care privatization scheme turn into the next big-business scandal for the GOP?
Football Star Michael Strahan Joins Same-Sex Marriage Campaign
The move makes the former Giants star one of just a handful of black athletes to publicly support same-sex marriage.
Jennifer Hudson Signs Deal to Write Weight Loss Memoir
But with such a remarkable life story, should so much of the focus be based on her size?
More Fallout From 'Liberal Bias' Claims in Hollywood
After making waves last week, Ben Shapiro’s book release is causing discord elsewhere in the entertainment world.
Advocates Applaud Connecticut Mandate for Workers' Paid Sick Days
The state’s historic vote adds momentum to campaigns for paid sick days across the country. And advocates say that it’s low-income women of color who stand to gain the most.
Chicago Study Proves That All Young Black Voters Aren't the Same
It’s time for a more nuanced approach to address the needs of young voters of color.
How Long Can GOP Lawmakers Alienate Muslim Voters?
Tim Murphy at Mother Jones takes a closer look at the GOP’s changing attitude toward yet another growing voting bloc.
Conservative Group Targets Oakland's Classroom Gender Lessons
The National Organization of Marriage has its eyes set on a new black community.
New Research Details Transgender Inmate Prison Stories
Report details the challenges faced by gender non conforming inmates in Pennsylvania’s prisons.
What Does the Maternal Health Care Crisis Look Like in the U.S.?
A new infrographic from Amnesty International shows that low-income and women of color are more likely to die from pregnancy related causes.
5 Ways to Prepare For When Disaster Strikes
Advocates from the country’s Black Belt share their hard-learned lessons.
Can You Picture America's Demographic Future?
PolicyLink recently released a time-lapse map showing where people of color will become a majority in the U.S. over the next 30 years.
DOJ Official Acknowledges Mistakes in Japanese American Internment Cases
It’s a long overdue and highly unusual move for the Supreme Court’s top lawyer.
Do You Live in a Food Desert? Search Your Area
A new interactive map by the USDA tracks food access across the United States.
Study: Whites Think 'Reverse Racism' is on the Rise
Researchers at Tufts University and Harvard Business School prove that we’re still missing the point on institutional privilege.
Finding Love Amid the Changing Face of Harlem
A new film wants to talk about gentrification in America’s most storied black community. But it needs your help.
Activists to Obama: Where's the Executive Order for DREAMers?
Presente.org has lined up their list of the top six executive Orders in history. President Obama, are you listening?
Sean Bell Community Center Opens in New York
Five years after Sean Bell was killed in a hail of police gunfire, a community center named in his honor opened Friday in the Queens neighborhood where he grew up.