To create meaningful change, we must look beyond high-profile cases and ask why certain police-civilian encounters occur at all.
Along the Kenya-Somalia border, people have been displaced for decades. A new book profiles nine Somali refugees to explain the political forces that keep them—and hundreds of thousands more—from getting out.
In Turkey, a soap opera is informing women of their rights and challenging cultural assumptions about marriage.
Car washes are the “wild, wild West” of workplace regulation. The Car Wash Accountability Act will improve that—if it is ever implemented.
In the first episode of their new documentary series, A Woman's Place, filmmakers explain how transgender beauty queens are lobbying for their rights outside of pageants.
The inner lives of drone operators, refugee camps through the eyes of children, and women who would be denied entry to the United States under Donald Trump’s “total shutdown.”
The internet has been buzzing about Olivia Pope’s abortion on ABC’s Scandal. But if nearly one-third of American women have an abortion by age 45, why don’t we see more female characters make the same decision?
In Minneapolis, demonstrators are demanding police release video of a fatal shooting of an African-American man. Earlier this week, five were shot by alleged white supremacists.
Like refugees everywhere, my mom gave her children the gift of a better life—and an understanding of what it means to risk everything for it.
Just a year and a half after the St. Louis area became internationally known for racism, the city is considering building a billion-dollar stadium. If justice was our priority, says organizer Julia Ho, those tax dollars would be spent very differently.
In her directorial debut, Afia Nathaniel brings the reality of Pakistan's child bride crisis to American audiences.
Man-made space trash is headed for Earth; there is science to back up why we love horror movies; and campfire stories are reimagined for the tech era.