Gender & Sexuality
Black man finessed his way into the presidency of a neo-Nazi group, now vows to destroy it
Meet Ashton P. Woods, the millennial Black Lives Matter activist running for Houston City Council-At Large
Wear Your Voice campaign aims to correct how the body positivity movement fails women of color
Turning the fight to save the environment into a fight for racial justice
Exposing children to examples of protest plants the seeds for them to fight for justice
New report details China’s drastic measures to silence opposition and activists
British trans performance artist takes trauma from burger assault and turns it into a call to action with ‘Burgerz’
In response to Trump administration’s memo define gender to exclude transgender people, organizers, activists say we #WontBeErased
Marches in NY, D.C. call for emphasis on the rights of Black women to overturn status quo
The audacity of Aretha Franklin—a voice for Black liberation
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
Elbert Howard, one of the Black Panther Party founders, dies at 80
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
Poet Simone John talks her book ‘Testify’ and Sandra Bland’s legacy on the anniversary of her death in AAIHS interview
Calls to #AbolishICE are counterproductive unless they are also a call to #AbolishPolice
Meet the Black immigrant woman who climbed the Statue of Liberty to protest I.C.E.
Time explores the history of a Nazi concentration camp symbol that was repurposed for Pride
South African revolutionary leader Winnie Mandela dies at 81
After theater buyouts for kids to see ‘Black Panther,’ group organizes one for Black girls to see ‘A Wrinkle In Time’
An evening with Angela Davis inspired me to advocate for prison abolition for Black girls
Powerful women in Hollywood come together to release multi-faceted anti-harassment plan
Colin Kaepernick files grievance claim against the NFL
Activist group hangs fake clowns dressed in KKK regalia from tree in Richmond, Va.
Jim Brown thinks Colin Kaepernick should choose between football and activism
INTERVIEW: Fight trans homelessness with J. Skyler Robinson
5 Things I Would Rather Write About than Donald Trump
12-Year-Old Marley Dias To Publish Activism Guide For Kids & Teens
Your Digital Toolbox for Justice and Resistance
In a world where my parents let me be as free as Dwayne Wade & Gabrielle Union let Zion
Comic: No, you did not turn out “just fine”
Associating disability with weakness made it impossible to embrace my autism
Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ contends with unresolved trauma, and a host of other unsettling things
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