In the wake of the Buffalo massacre, scholar-activist Rosa Clemente worries that communities of color will be more heavily policed while White supremacists will continue to access guns freely.
The racial wealth gap exists by historical design. In order to undo that divide, we need to be just as intentional.
The treatment of Ukrainian versus Black and Brown asylum seekers has prompted criticism that the administration is enforcing immigration policies in ways that favor White, European, mostly Christian refugees.
You can say that my parents came to America for a better life, and they got one. But American imperialism shaped their paths.
The 1992 L.A. rebellion was a wake-up call for a deeply segregated city. Where authorities have failed over 30 years to rebuild what was lost, multi-racial organizing has succeeded in leading progressive change.
Even though Ramadan is about community, the pandemic forced us into isolation. Now, we are cautiously emerging, rebuilding our ties, and reimagining how to mark the holy month of fasting.
State legislatures and elected officials around the country have almost always responded to crime with more police funding in spite of little to no positive results. Instead, they could tackle the recidivism rate, solve the housing crisis, and reduce poverty.
Formerly incarcerated mental health care providers are supplementing traditional resources for those still in prison—with mutually beneficial results.
Republican Senators on the Judiciary Committee engaged in aggressive political attacks on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson during her Supreme Court confirmation hearings. But they couldn’t take away from the historic significance of the first Black women to be nominated to the court.
In form and message, a poet shows both adults and kids that the world can be looked at another way.
States Advance Anti-Transgender Agendas—Part of a Longtime Strategy by Conservatives to Rally Their Base
Some 30 states initiated anti-trans legislation in 2021, and 7 more in 2022.
Everette Taylor has been as good a father as the prison system has allowed. He’s one of millions of Americans who remains incarcerated for far too long.
Breonna Taylor's father, who remained close to all six children, including Breonna while she was alive, is being held in a Michigan prison. An incarcerated writer makes the case for Everette’s freedom.
Everette Taylor didn’t get to say goodbye to his daughter. Stuck behind prison walls, Taylor speaks with YES! about how he remains connected to his surviving children despite decades of incarceration.