Why Do Some White Chicagoans Live 30 Years Longer Than Their Black Counterparts?
It is the widest discrepancy at the city-level in the nation.
Abortion 'Gag Rule' Goes Into Effect
Abortion providers in 49 states will lose federal money if they refer patients for the medical procedure.
The Stakes Podcast Speaks to Alabama's Sole Abortion Provider
Host Kai Wright tours one of just three clinics that provide the medical procedure in the entire state.
ICYMI: HIV Prevention Drug PrEP to Be Covered by Most Insurance Plans
At $2,000 per month, the pill is currently inaccessible to most of the people who are at highest risk of contracting HIV.
NYC Funds Abortions For People From States With Restrictive Bans
It is the first time a city has used its budget to step into the national abortion battle.
New York State Prepares to Decriminalize Sex Work
A new bill aims to protect sex workers, particularly immigrant and trans workers of color.
STUDY: Being Denied an Abortion is Detrimental to Long-Term Health
In the first study of its kind, researchers looked at illness in people denied abortions compared to those who were able to obtain the medical procedure.
LISTEN: Code Switch Dives Into Story Behind the 'Welfare Queen'
The podcast offers an in-depth look at Linda Taylor, the first woman to be called a “welfare queen,” and the political and policy consequences of the racist stereotype.
Flint Update: Prosecutors Examine Phone And Hard Drive of Former Governor Rick Snyder
A search warrant was executed to delve into data stored on devices used by Snyder and 66 other government officials.
Trump Administration Seeks More Prison Time For Pipeline Protesters
The Department of Transportation wants Congress to update the law to send anti-pipeline activists to prison for up to 20 years.
Missouri's One Abortion Clinic Will Stay Open—For Now
A judge temporarily stopped the state from revoking St. Louis Planned Parenthood’s license.
READ: The Me Too Movement in Indigenous Communities
An investigation into why so many Native women are assaulted and harassed—and how they are advocating for themselves.
Supreme Court Issues Partial Ruling on Indiana Abortion Law
The justices did not rule on the part of the law that addresses the constitutionality of the medical procedure.
ICYMI: Court Blocks Mississippi's 6-Week Abortion Ban
In his ruling, United States District Judge Carlton W. Reeves began with four telling words: “Here we go again.”
Two Dozen States and Cities Sue Trump Administration to Protect Reproductive Rights
The lawsuits seek to block the “conscience rule,” which allows health care providers to deny abortion care and other legal medical services.
READ: California Water Crisis Hits Latinx Farmworkers
A New York Times article examines how the success of the state’s agricultural industry is polluting the water of the people who work in it.
ICYMI: Report Finds Nearly Half of Transgender Southerners Experience Violence
The numbers were higher for transgender people of color.
Alabama Passes Bill That Effectively Bans Abortion
The nation’s most restrictive law was drafted with the hope that it will lead to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.
Does Your City Employ Environmental Justice Best Practices?
A new study examines how cities from San Francisco to Baltimore are making the environment safer for residents of color.
Hollywood Reacts to Georgia Abortion Law
Nearly $3 billion was spent in the state on television and film shoots last year. Now, producers are using that leverage to protest the restrictive law.