College students are learning that caring about the environment should be part of learning about it.
In California’s most catastrophic wildfire season yet, an organization is challenging the state to hire firefighters who were previously incarcerated to help meet public safety needs.
Empowering Black Americans with access to own property and build wealth is key to cities addressing decades of racist policies and inequality.
A former economic hit man describes his part in setting up what he calls a “Death Economy.”
In the wake of another police killing of an unarmed Black man struggling with a mental health disability, I asked what cops—and everyone—can do to help.
“I placed the phone call for my brother to get help, not for my brother to get lynched," says Joseph Prude.
A conversation on the current uprising with The Root's Michael Harriot, historian Jamon Jordan, and the editors of YES! and Colorlines.
Militarized federal interventions can actually escalate conflict and often leave the underlying causes of protests or crime unresolved.
When NBA players refused to take the court, athlete activism escalated to a new level.
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