Social Issues


At Project Row Houses, an inspiration for youth activism


Rick Lowe of Project Row Houses talks to Jeffrey Brown about his advice for young people hoping to help their community. A project fostering community growth in…read more

President Obama Meets Defense Secretary Ashton Carter In The Oval Office

Deportation relief in limbo for millions after Texas judge’s ruling


An executive action by President Obama that was set to stop deportation procedures for five million people came to a halt this week after a federal judge in Texas blocked the president’s order. Continue reading


Supreme Court action allows same-sex marriage in Alabama


The Supreme Court denied an appeal this week that would have stopped same-sex marriages in Alabama, allowing them to begin immediately. Continue reading


Ruth Bader Ginsburg on women in law


Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about the barriers women have faced in the legal profession in a recent address at Georgetown Law. Continue reading


Does the law allow businesses to say ‘no’ to same-sex couples?


As same-sex marriage becomes legal in a growing number of states, local governments are addressing a debate between same-sex couples and businesses that do not want to serve them. Continue reading

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