Gender & Sexuality
New report details how to support Black women in their political, economic and social roles
#BanTheBox isn’t enough: Study shows prison is a symptom of economic barriers, not just a cause
Salvation Army opens first non-profit grocery store in Baltimore to combat food deserts
Philadelphia District Attorney eliminates cash bail for majority of non-violent crimes
I’m disavowing respectability politics and exorcising the shame of my poverty
Hits and misses of President Obama’s final State of the Union address
Man orphaned by Rwandan genocide awarded full ride to Harvard
Report: being poor increases cancer risks
Study: challenges caused by poverty found to impact instructional time in classroom
Obama signs executive order raising minimum wage for federal contract workers
Black youth who face frequent discrimination at higher risk for deadly illnesses, diseases
The harmful affects of eviction on communities of color
Poverty’s affects on children attending Philadelphia Public Schools
Poll: Majority of America wants to raise minimum wage
U.S. Census: 1 in 6 Americans live in poverty
Graduation Part IV: Building Up Youth
Study shows that poverty damages the brain
Hundreds Rally in Philly School District HQs for More Funding
Nas Raises $29,000 for Homeless Family
Black Unemployment Falls to Year Low of 12.6%
Don Lemon and Media Violence Against Young Black Men
Don Lemon Agrees w/ Bill O’Reilly; Launches His Own Rant Against Black Youth
The Nation: From the Deep South to the Midwest, a Generation Demands Justice
Detroit is Biggest City in U.S. History to File for Bankruptcy
At Least 73 People Shot in Chicago Over 4th of July Weekend
Cornel West Talks DOMA and Voting Rights; Says Blacks are Being “Pushed to the Back of the Bus”
The Fight For Black Men
In Our Hands: The Future of Our Children and the Restoration of Our Communities Resides With Us
Chicago Closes 50 Public Schools, While Spending $100 Million on Private Stadium Project?!
Youth Homelessness is On The Rise in Illinois
PTSD is more common than you think
“Why can’t we just let Black people enjoy something?”
Democrats join GOP to pass oppressive “Blue Lives Matter” bill, punish critics of Israel
You ain’t responsible for protecting your fave from critique
Amazon is selling face recognition software to police departments. What could go wrong?
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