Gender & Sexuality
Black woman was slated to be on a historic space launch. NASA removed her with no explanation
Smithsonian Museum of African American History acquires Wakandan artifacts
European Union seeks compromise on immigration during emergency session
The mayors and governors using their political sway to stall Trump’s immigration policies
White supremacist “Unite the Right” rally approved for second anniversary in D.C.
Trump’s new order ending family separations will just detain undocumented families indefinitely
U.S. pulls out of UN Human Rights Council citing anti-Israel “chronic bias”
How do you mourn an abuser?: Rapper XXXtentacion killed outside motorcycle dealership in Florida
5 undocumented migrants killed in Sunday police chase
Prisons increasingly employ teachers and secretaries to substitute for guards
Southern Baptists signal move away from conservatism with election of youngest president in 37 years
Spain’s new Socialist government will accept 600 migrants after Italy turns asylum seekers away
The Obsidian Collection and Google are working to digitize Black legacy newspapers for a modern world
A look inside the converted Walmart that shelters over 1,400 migrant children as detentions boom
Chicago activists accuse police of negligence as Black girls and women continue disappearing
SCOTUS rules voters can be purged from Ohio rolls if they don’t respond to a notice after missing 1 vote
New concerns over shifting costs to patients as private equity firms gobble up health care providers
Jeff Sessions says domestic violence is not grounds for asylum in the U.S.
As the FCC’s Net Neutrality repeal goes into effect, states issue lawsuits to fight internet deregulation
The city of Houston is experimenting with land trust to fight gentrification
Distraught father kills himself in a jail cell after being separated from his family at border
How I learned to stop torturing myself in hopes of getting to “the good part” of bad entertainment
Poetry reading is up in America, but there’s still more work to be done to sustain readers
Judge says a bar refusing service to Trump supporters is not “outrageous” conduct
ICE arrests 114 at Ohio gardening stores in one of the largest workplace raids in years
Kim Kardashian West lobbied to commute Alice Marie Johnson’s cruel sentence. Now she’s out.
Urban planning pioneer Toni Griffin wins award after subverting rules to highlight segregation
Supreme Court: Colorodo shop can’t be forced to serve gay couple, but ruling may not apply to similar cases
Former 911 dispatcher dishes on racist white callers, how ‘BBQ Becky’ is not an anomaly
California city set to test basic income of $500 a month to fight income inequality
More role models for Black boys in school won’t fix anything if we continue to overlook Black girls
My family’s abusive cisheteropatriarchy is destroying my relationship with my brother
We can’t talk about sexual health if we never talk openly about sex
Many blame deputies after 2 mental health patients drown in cop car during Hurricane Florence
Professor attacked for refusing to write a recommendation for student to study in Israel citing BDS
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