In New England, a community program matches college-savvy parents with first-generation college-bound students to help them navigate the overwhelming application process.
From street art to law reform, women across Brazil are taking a stand against gender-based violence.
The Turtle Mountain Band was among the first tribes to ban the drilling process. Here’s the difference it made.
Car washes are the “wild, wild West” of workplace regulation. The Car Wash Accountability Act will improve that—if it is ever implemented.
From strangers on the street to Muslim refugees—why we should embrace the humanity of people we may fear.
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.
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 the Current Issue
From Gaza’s colorful neighborhood to its underground theater, resistance is an art.