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It’s no surprise more women are being imprisoned as less men are. We need abolition, not reforms.
Urban planning pioneer Toni Griffin wins award after subverting rules to highlight segregation
In South Fulton, Georgia, where Black women hold all top offices, can they set a new model for law enforcement?
Supreme Court: Colorodo shop can’t be forced to serve gay couple, but ruling may not apply to similar cases
California city set to test basic income of $500 a month to fight income inequality
Study: GOP judges give Black people longer sentences, women shorter. What about Black women?
Betsy DeVos says schools can call ICE on undocumented students, activists push back
Democrats join GOP to pass oppressive “Blue Lives Matter” bill, punish critics of Israel
Toxic masculinity & guns: Mother of victim says daughter rejected shooter before Texas slaughter
Israel kills dozens of Palestinians protesting US Embassy move to Jerusalem
Education Dept declaws task force dedicated to investigating for profit college abuses
Bill that would mandate 10 years for injuring police introduced to Congress
George Zimmerman summoned for criminal stalking charges in Florida
We let Kanye get away with being Kanye for too long
Federal judge rules DACA is a lawful program, US must accept new applications
Charlene Carruthers stepping down as National Director of BYP100 at the end of the year
Cory Booker on Black people suffering under oppressive GOP governments: “We did it to ourselves”
Power restored to many Puerto Ricans after Wednesday blackout on island still reeling from hurricanes
Mignon Clyburn, hailed as the “conscience” of the FCC, resigns
Weed legalization highlights how progressive policies deceptively re-entrench anti-Black dynamics
Seven killed in prison brawl in South Carolina, highlighting brutal conditions that breed violence
Homeland Security to compile a global database of journalists, bloggers & ‘influencers’
Black Stoneman Douglas students draw attention to the intersection of race and gun policy after Parkland shooting
Black Lives Matter Cincinnati changes its name, issues scathing critique of national BLM network
N.C. approves policy to limit physical restraints of incarcerated women in labor
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens calls for repealing the 2nd amendment
How Jay-Z & other venture capitalists are creating new problems in the name of social justice
Killer Mike defends gun rights in interview with NRA, apologizes after backlash
11-year-old Naomi Wadler reminds America that movements for our lives must include Black girls and women
3 suspects charged in connection with mosque bombing, attempted bombing of women’s facility
I don’t know what my grief looks like outside of social pressures to perform it in acceptable ways
Black men – we need to take the racist online harassment of Black women more seriously
Poverty appropriation & the moral depravity of a society where elite education has the highest stakes
The trans child in me still needs to feel wanted
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