Gender & Sexuality
Conviction of Brazilian political prisoner echoes injustice in the U.S.
Appeals court strikes down ID protections for Native North Dakota voters ahead of midterms
Texas argues on behalf of school that expelled student who didn’t kneel for pledge of allegiance
Ontario Judge gives light sentence to Black offender citing systemic racism
Professor attacked for refusing to write a recommendation for student to study in Israel citing BDS
#MeToo is not just for Hollywood: McDonald’s workers strike in 10 U.S. cities to protest sexual harassment
Study shows Black student activists are penalized by white college admissions counselors
New York Times anonymous op-ed by Trump senior official invites fiery criticism on all sides
AFROPUNK founding editor-in-chief quits company, citing “lies, gaslighting, exploitation”
Kaepernick’s case against the NFL moving forward after arbitrator denies summary judgment request
California becomes first state to abolish cash bail, but gives judges more discretion to jail defendants
After NYC makes inmate calls free, Texas reduces charge from 26 cents a minute to 6
After assault on Black patrons by Asian workers at Flatbush nail salon, protesters call for boycotts
Inmates in at least 17 states begin massive labor strike, calling conditions modern-day slavery
Administration rebukes UNC protesters who toppled notorious confederate statue to the ground
John Legend calls for the end of racist non-unanimous jury convictions in Louisiana
“Unite the Right” white supremacist rally vastly outnumbered by counter-protesters
Inspired by Fox News attacks, Lebron James set to produce ‘Shut Up and Dribble’ docuseries
Black Lives Matter protestors crash wedding of officer who murdered Stephon Clark
Amazon reiterates “unwavering support” for US law enforcement, military despite worker complaints
Largest for-profit prison company in Florida threatens to sue Dream Defenders for anti-ICE protests
Saying “I am not my ancestors” blatantly disrespects how they lived and died for us
Teen Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi released after widely rebuked term in Israeli prison
Philadelphia ends contract with ICE following protests
Elbert Howard, one of the Black Panther Party founders, dies at 80
New Zealand to grant 10 day paid leave for domestic abuse survivors
We need to challenge fat antagonism in Black activist spaces
String of Black LGBTQ+ murders sparks fear of serial killer in Central Florida community
Oakland mourns after 18-year-old Nia Wilson is killed on BART subway station by alleged white supremacist
Remains of 95 Black “convict lease laborers” who were basically post-Civil War slaves found in Texas
The bar for white “allies” is absurdly low and I’m tired of watching them be praised for reaching it
What Black Brits want African Americans to know about race and racism in the U.K.
It’s past time to quell the remnants of queerphobia begat by colonialism in Africa
The Christianity I was taught didn’t align with my values. ‘The Color Purple’ helped me reimagine religion
Mexico City’s first female mayor will dissolve anti-protest police force
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