To create meaningful change, we must look beyond high-profile cases and ask why certain police-civilian encounters occur at all.
Common mistakes made in social justice conversations and how to correct them.
In Sweden, Femtastic gives survivors of sexual violence a voice in a male-dominated music industry.
A new amendment to the 1944 water treaty between Mexico and the United States aims to create a fair, cooperative system for restoring the Colorado River.
A human rights campaign to protest Islamophobic rhetoric sent message-scrawled pillowcases to 31 governors who expressed support for refugee bans. And more are on the way.
Like many African Americans, Lakisha David wanted to trace the roots of her family, who for years were documented only as property. Here’s how she did it.
As a child of Indian immigrants, Rupa Shenoy has learned when strangers ask her where she’s from, they don't want to hear “Iowa.”
Research shows that children develop their understanding of things like gender and race before the age of 5 from the characters they meet in stories.
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.
Movies and TV shows are like the mirror American society looks into to understand itself. I didn’t see myself in that reflection until Aziz Ansari’s show, Master of None.
Studies show that collective intelligence rises with the number of women in a group—but women are often underrepresented at talks like the ones going on in Paris this week. Meet 15 leaders worth listening to.
Student-led organizations are bringing mental illness into the light to lower the suicide rates of young people.