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.
Many survivors of domestic violence have had their attempts at work and creativity sabotaged for years. On these 40 acres of rolling farmland, they're being restored.
In Ecuador, indigenous Kichwa women are resisting corporate interests that threaten their land.
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.”
David Bowie pushed boundaries, challenged norms, and helped pop culture become more inclusive. Here’s how to keep his legacy alive.
If they vote more, Latino youth can be a powerful force in coming elections.
From Gaza’s colorful neighborhood to its underground theater, resistance is an art.
A union for Seattle Uber drivers means finally having the right to a two-way conversation with their multibillion-dollar employer.
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.
The TPP makes the rights of companies sacrosanct, and that includes the right to mine. But what about the rights of people who live in the way of proposed mining sites?