Gender & Sexuality
Woman who wrote letter accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault comes forward
Senator drops potential SCOTUS bombshell in rumored sexual assault allegation against Kavanaugh
Pope Francis summons bishops to discuss sexual abuse after global pressure builds
South Carolina won’t relocate inmates in Hurricane Florence’s path
NC elections board unanimously votes to allow fight of ICE’s voter records subpoena
Sanders’ Stop BEZOS Act would penalizes companies like Amazon for government benefits, but would it help workers?
New York Times anonymous op-ed by Trump senior official invites fiery criticism on all sides
Nike’s Kaepernick ad campaign causes initial stock tumble, but creates $43 million in buzz
Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel announces he won’t run for reelection as Laquan McDonald shooting trial begins
Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum targeted by racist robocalls after GOP challenger’s monkey comments
California becomes first state to abolish cash bail, but gives judges more discretion to jail defendants
Jemele Hill’s $6 million buyout part of ESPN’s efforts to avoid race and gender in sports
U.S. plans $280 million military base in Niger as critics say growing presence is destabilizing Africa
After NYC makes inmate calls free, Texas reduces charge from 26 cents a minute to 6
‘The Sinner’ and why white killers are imagined as victims easier than the Black & killed
DACA protections for immigrant youth may head to SCOTUS after conservative judge’s ruling
TSA forces Muslim woman to show menstrual pad in private airport screening
Court rules rapper’s lyrics, remake of N.W.A.’s “F– the Police”, is threat against cops on appeal
Inmates in at least 17 states begin massive labor strike, calling conditions modern-day slavery
White farmers raise alarms after South Africa begins redistributing land to Blacks
The US is trying to force Facebook to decrypt messenger files in case with serious privacy implications
Ilhan Omar wins historic win in Minnesota’s Democratic Primary
Keith Ellison wins Democratic nomination for MN attorney general despite abuse allegations
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
DA reverses sheriff’s decision not to charge white man who killed Black man over FL parking space
Supplies meant for Puerto Ricans suffering hurricane aftermath found abandoned
“Race is a factor in everything”: Mass. progressive challenger Ayanna Pressley defends against charges of “ID politics”
New study confirms that innocent people are pleading guilty because the system is rigged
“We microchip our dogs”: OH city council member proposes microchips instead of ankle monitors
8 ways to exist in white spaces when setting them on fire isn’t an option
My ancestors didn’t die for the right to vote, and we are allowed to question them anyway
The story of Black queer women imprisoned for defending themselves to reminds us this criminal system cannot save us
Taylor Energy’s 14 year oil spill could overtake BP’s as the worst offshore environmental disaster in the U.S.
Canada becomes second country to legalize marijuana, and also creates pathway to pardon past drug offenders
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