Nature has long been a place of healing and joy for Black communities.
Indigenous, Black, and queer farmers are buying land with the aim to restore and nourish nature along with their cultures and communities.
Post-9/11 Islamophobia has triggered a mental health crisis among Muslims. Now, the shift toward seeking mental health care is happening at Islamic centers and mosques.
Tired of waiting for the city to address housing justice, Baltimore’s constellation of grassroots activists and institutions are charging forward to keep residents in their homes and increase availability of affordable housing.
Ethnic grocery stores have served as a cultural pillar of immigrant communities. Can they survive today’s economic challenges?
L.A. County activists are working to replace violent jails with mental health facilities, and to reallocate funding from incarceration toward social services.
Evette Dionne’s new and highly personal book pushes back against cultural and medical fat shaming.
A new book argues that even small things can help grow the world we want.
From the Los Angeles Tenants Union to Downtown Crenshaw, communities of color in L.A. are rewriting the rules of housing rights.
“My journeys in nature have been profound experiences of Black people coming together to cultivate healing, community, and joy.”
For National Native American Heritage Month, we asked three artists to illustrate their Indigenous dreams.
A big decrease in the incarceration rate of Black adults may lead to parity in the near future.
Historically, Indigenous and Black folks have been turned against each other by colonizers and enslavers. Now, communities are learning from one another and finding solidarity in efforts to reclaim stolen lands.
Conservatives fuming over critical race theory fail to recognize a fundamental truth about the United States: Diversity is our strength.
Colonization, through genocide, land theft, and the imposition of private property, has dispossessed Indigenous and Black peoples of their homelands across the continents for generations.
Attorney Sia Henry shares a wrenching personal experience highlighting the challenges of operating in world where prison abolition is not yet a reality.
“The Future Is Disabled” by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha moves much-needed conversations on disability and mutual aid into the spotlight while pushing readers to confront their preconceived ideas about who belongs in the future.
“We launched our movement to breathe clean air … amid the Movement for Black Lives chanting ‘we can’t breathe’ and a pandemic disproportionately killing Black people.”
By centering feminism on gender alone and conveniently sidelining the impact of whiteness, class, culture, imperialism, and religion on gender parity, white women have co-opted the feminist space. It’s time to change this.
Inspiring stories about our past can open portals to the world that awaits us and help us dream what a world with reparations looks like.
Climate-conscious farmers are a powerful force for growing community and a more resilient future.
Solidarity can go a long way in connecting communities working through similar challenges.
Abortion bans tend to disproportionately impact vulnerable populations in low-income, rural communities. Here’s how young people of color are fighting back.
Insecurity and powerlessness are the norm for immigrants navigating the U.S.’s immigration system—even when they are married to a U.S. citizen.
The demand to “defund the police” asks politicians to go beyond platitudes and actually end the violence of policing, shifting resources in ways that promote the redistribution of wealth.
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