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If you watch the news, you'd think anti-Muslim hysteria is everywhere. Thankfully, that's not true.
Nur Lalji | Dec 11, 2015
Graduates of an “Inside-Out” program in Oregon say that the experience transformed the way they see the prison system—and themselves.
Nur Lalji | Aug 13, 2015
Should we treat robots sort of like animals, or strictly as tools? Researcher Kate Darling says the time has come to take these questions seriously.
Nur Lalji | Jul 15, 2015
"This is not a film about oppression," said Food Chains executive producer Eva Longoria. "It's actually about transformation."
Nur Lalji | Nov 22, 2014
More than 60 counties, cities, and states—and some corporations—are reducing discrimination against former offenders by removing one small box from job applications.
Nur Lalji | Jul 19, 2014
Artists from Seattle's hip hop scene—including Macklemore and Ryan Lewis—speak about music's healing power.
Members of the Rochester-based group Da Cloth have sent the tape to more than 150 inmates.
Nur Lalji | May 8, 2014
Much of the momentum in the movement to reform the use of solitary confinement in the United States comes from the work of prisoners themselves.
Nur Lalji | Mar 21, 2014
"Violence is not simply shooting people. Violence is also poverty. It's also incarceration—putting people in prison is incredibly violent."
Nur Lalji | Nov 28, 2013
Students in Columbia's Native American Council think the University could do more to acknowledge indigenous history, and they're helping to make it happen.
Nur Lalji | Oct 23, 2013
Dear Internet: Thanks for the Advice on Sex and Drinking. It's Way Better than What We Get from Slate.
Are we starting to see a cultural shift in how our society thinks about rape? The huge online response to a Slate columnist who told women to avoid rape by not drinking suggests that it's starting to happen.
Nur Lalji | Oct 19, 2013
With a string of powerful similes, poet Dylan Garity lets us know what life is like for Boston students who are trying to learn English.
Nur Lalji | Oct 5, 2013