Black votes matter, but some question whether Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton’s endorsements from relatives of police brutality victims are appropriate.
As the first Asian-American woman on Boston City Council and first to give birth while serving in office, Michelle Wu brings needed diversity to the city’s local government.
Forty years after Roe v. Wade, discourse about reproductive rights must acknowledge how crucial the abortion decision is to gender equity, economic stability, and a healthy life free from violence.
From Ukraine to Mexico, women across the world are finding creative ways to break cycles of violence in their communities.
To get an honest picture of female friendship, we must look beyond the familiar whitewashed stories in Western history and literature.
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.
This hilarious (and depressing) video explains why we can’t talk about #OscarsSoWhite without talking about Hollywood whitewashing.
The presidential race is basically an expensive hiring process with 319 million stakeholders. If businesses and government agencies go to such great lengths to eliminate gender bias in their hiring, shouldn’t we do the same for our elections?
A growing number of cities are investing in co-ops to keep money local and neighborhoods affordable.
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.
Justice Scalia was a thorn in the side of the environmental movement. Now that his seat is up for grabs, the Supreme Court could be in position to make serious gains for the climate.