From Ukraine to Mexico, women across the world are finding creative ways to break cycles of violence in their communities.
Just in time for this year’s presidential primary, a new law in Maryland will allow former offenders on probation or parole the right to vote.
When the members of Khebez Dawle fled Syria, they never expected they’d soon be playing sold out shows across Europe.
Studies show kids held in solitary confinement experience long-lasting psychological damage. Activists hope a wave of local and national policy changes means widespread reform is on the way.
Los Angeles is one of few U.S. cities where street trade isn’t widely permitted. But for immigrants and low-income people, it’s often the only way to earn a living.
From the Current Issue
For civil rights lawyers, litigating isn't enough. They need to engage with the struggle of black Americans firsthand.
In the worst country in the Arab world for women, people are finding creative ways to stop gender-based violence.
To create meaningful change, we must look beyond high-profile cases and ask why certain police-civilian encounters occur at all.
Irving Allen on creating an inclusive movement. “You’re not organizing unless you’re training up the next generation.”
Common mistakes made in social justice conversations and how to correct them.
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.
Here’s what happened when a group of kids heard what Stacey Dash said about Black History Month.