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.
SCOTUS Considers Constitutionality of Law That Pulls Rico Out of Debt
PROMESA was created to provide Puerto Rico with relief from its then-$72 billion in debt. Now a group of hedge funds wants it to fail.
ICYMI: Cherokee Nation Appoints First Delegate to U.S. House of Representatives
If recognized by the federal government, Kimberly Teehee would be able to introduce bills on behalf of the more than 300,000 people in the Cherokee Nation.
ICYMI: FDA Approves HIV Prevention Drug That Isn't Safety Tested for All
The Food and Drug Administration says that safety trials for Descovy primarily tested White cisgender men.
Supreme Court To Decide If Employers Can Discriminate Against LGBTQ+ Community
SCOTUS to consider three cases that cite the protections afforded by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
SCOTUS To Hear Case That Could Dismantle Roe v. Wade
“Access to abortion is hanging by a thread in this country, and this case is what could snap that thread.”
Planned Parenthood Covertly Opens Clinic to Provide Care for Missourians
The 18,000-square foot facility is located in Illinois—just 13 miles from Missouri’s lone abortion clinic, which is currently under fire.
New Poll Shows Most Americans Back Federal Funding of Abortion
Support is highest among women of color and people who live in abortion battleground states.