Alicia Garza is searching for Black-led solutions to some of the biggest problems of our democracy—solutions that go far beyond a hashtag.
Author Melissa Hope Ditmore suggests that current political attention on human trafficking is performative rather than practical. In her new book, she makes the case for enforcing and expanding labor laws.
Even after leaving a domestic violence situation, survivors are often saddled with mountains of debt incurred by their abusers. Can a new California law offer protections?
Past generations harnessed state power to penalize educators who dared to teach about injustice. Many of today’s anti-anti-racists rehearse the same old rhetoric for similar ends.
Pregnant people across the country lack safe drinking water—so grassroots organizations are stepping in.
Members of the Black Girl Brown Girl Collective in South Phoenix are building a community of women artists of color surviving in a white male supremacist world.
As the U.S. gets hit with multiple illnesses, public health messaging is critical. Here’s how to ensure it reaches the communities most impacted.
“Along with the power of creation, we were given the power to choose.”
Nature has long been a place of healing and joy for Black 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.
Indigenous-led efforts are conserving land on an unprecedented scale while enabling scientists to study threats to northern ecosystems.
Ethnic grocery stores have served as a cultural pillar of immigrant communities. Can they survive today’s economic challenges?
The Carrizo Comecrudo Tribe of Texas is suing to protect the tribe’s ancestral land.
An initiative to make the city car-free is prompting a larger dialogue around equity in urban design.
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