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.
Amid the heated national controversy about CRT in schools, some Black educators are openly using the framework to help students better understand history and contextualize current events.
What would our movement be like if we abundantly supported Black leaders to transition to their next role in our ecosystem, instead of choosing to isolate them in burnout?
“It’s not about the art that’s made in the end. It’s about the process, the discussions, and the relationships that you’re building with the people around you.”
Rightwing movements on both sides of the northern border are growing increasingly vocal. A Canadian living in Texas reflects on what the “Freedom Convoy” protests mean to her.
Hollywood didn’t decide on its own to portray Black women as heroes and women of power in science fiction. Their central roles in sci-fi film and television were the result of more than 80 years of Black-led struggle and strategy.
Dr. Judy Lubin of the Center for Urban and Racial Equity explains why it is important to be intentional about dismantling systemic racism in the coming battle to nominate the next Supreme Court justice.
The city’s activists have seen varying levels of success in housing and food justice. But justice for police abuse remains elusive. Here’s why.