Yankton Sioux Nation Struggling To Recover From Climate Disasters Without Federal Assistance
Health and infrastructure issues plague reservation after a series of floods and cyclones.
FEMA Hurricane Recovery Funds Not Spent in Puerto Rico or U.S. Virgin Islands
“You can kill people with a gun or you can kill them with neglect.”
This Planned Parenthood Bot Teaches Teens About Sex
The bot, named Roo, is a direct response to the Trump administration’s push for abstinence-only sex education.
Study Says Air Pollution Can Lead to Alzheimer's Disease
New research may explain why Black and Latinx people—who disproportionately breathe in toxic air—have a higher risk of getting the disease in America.
Coal Plant on Navajo Land Closes Doors
Plant owners are now investing in solar energy; Navajo leaders look to recoup revenue and jobs lost from the shutdown.
Report Finds Toxic Sites Plus Climate Change Could Soon Equal Disaster
And the Trump administration is reportedly not moving to protect the people of color who live near hundreds of Superfund sites.
Native Americans Are Group Most Likely Not to Have Running Water at Home
A new report found that race is the biggest factor in determining access to water and sanitation access.
McDonald's Hit With Another Lawsuit For Sexual Harassment
Hundreds of the company’s Michigan-based employees are preparing to strike in response to its handling of gender-based discrimination allegations.
EPA Seeks to Ban Some Scientific Studies in Creation of Public Health Regulations
Health advocates warn there will be an increase in air pollution and unsafe water.
11,000+ Scientists Warn That The World Is in a 'Climate Emergency'
A new report stresses the need for a major shift in environmental policies.
New EPA Rules Will Allow More Coal Plants to Contaminate Fresh Water Supplies
Environmental activists warn that million of Americans—and a disproportionate number of people of color—will be affected.
It Could Soon Be Legal to Prevent LGBTQ+ Couples From Adopting
The Trump administration is scrapping an Obama-era regulation that protected same sex couples from discrimination.
Q&A With Tina Tchen, The New President of Time's Up
An attorney and former chief of staff for Michelle Obama, Tchen centers women of color in the fight for workplace equity.
Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Alabama's Restrictive Abortion Law
If it had gone into effect, abortion would have been illegal from the moment of conception.
LIVESTREAM: Congressional Hearing on Housing Protections for Transgender People
The National Center for Transgender Equality will testify before the House Committee on Financial Services about the growing housing crisis.
STUDY: Widely Used Medical Software Says Black Patients Don't Need Same Level of Care as White Patients
STUDY: Black Scientists Less Likely to Win Federal Funding For Research
Grant applications that include the words “socioeconomic,” “disparity” and “reproductive” are the least likely to win funding from the National Institutes of Health.
Why Is Endometrial Cancer Killing Black Women?
“We are not going to help women, and we are not going to solve this problem, if we don’t deal with the problem of race and racism.”
READ: Five Environmental Justice Activists On The Roots and Future of The Movement
Mustafa Ali, Dr. Robert Bullard and other key figures in environmental justice explore why their fight is a critical one.
Demanding Better Wages, Smaller Class Sizes and More, Chicago Teachers Go on Strike
The Chicago Teachers Union’s decision will keep more than 300,000 students out of classrooms.