When Yasmin Mulbocus found no justice after being sexually abused, she was drawn to an Islamic extremist group she believed could protect her. Twenty years later, she’s trying to stop other women from making the same mistake.
From Internet voting to automatic registration, the chairman of the Election Assistance Commission discusses what it takes to ensure honest elections.
There would be no Cesar Chavez without the Filipino manongs of Delano, California, whose decision to strike set off the most significant labor movement the United States has ever seen.
Currents of racism between Japanese Americans and African Americans might be ebbing as groups like #Asians4BlackLives stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
Black votes matter, but some question whether Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton’s endorsements from relatives of police brutality victims are appropriate.
From Ukraine to Mexico, women across the world are finding creative ways to break cycles of violence in their communities.
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.
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.