For their new book, H. Luke Shaefer and Kathryn J. Edin followed the lives of America’s poorest families to find out what they need to break out of poverty, and how to make it happen.
History has shown that when Latinos feel threatened, they fight back—with their voices and voting power.
One in every three African American men will be sent to prison in their lifetime. In this video, Ta-Nehisi Coates discusses how so many black Americans get trapped behind bars.
The White House released a new tool to help calculate the cost of college, “Black Twitter” revolutionizes the meaning of intellectual, and an anti-rape curriculum in Kenya shows promising results.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans disability activists talk about the city’s lack of accessible disaster plans and what they’ve done to change it.
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How do you spark a movement in a conservative community? A Q&A with Razia Jan, founder of the Zabuli Education Center.
It’s clear that the trauma of slavery continues to impact the contemporary American psyche.
Gauging whether a community policing program has been successful ultimately depends on how you define success.
Ireland makes history by legalizing gay marriage—reminding people that change is possible.
The father and daughter recently published The Book of Forgiving, a guide to help perpetrators and victims embrace their mutual humanity.