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Nation Feb 13A new generation of voices takes back Black History Month
Justin Giuliano, Arielle Newton and Alisha Acquaye want you to rethink how America celebrates Black History Month.
Nation Feb 11What does latest appeal mean for ‘Serial’s’ Adnan Syed? Three possible outcomes
Will a third attempt to clear his name work for "Serial" protagonist Adnan Syed? To help answer your questions on the case, PBS NewsHour spoke to C. Justin Brown, Syed’s attorney, Rabia Chaudry, lawyer and advocate for Syed, and Andrew…
Nation Jan 30‘Radical Brownies’ allows girls of color to address injustice
Girls can earn a radical beauty badge, a food justice badge, and a radical self-love badge, among others.
Nation Jan 27Is white clergy’s #UseMeInstead response to police practice targets off the mark? Some think so
Clergy from around the country have been waging a campaign against a Miami police department practice they see as racial profiling.
Science Jan 23Climate change and nuclear weapons push Doomsday Clock closer to midnight
Scientists moved the hands on the Doomsday Clock two minutes on Thursday. The clock now stands at three minutes to apocalypse.
Nation Jan 22Activists stage online State of the Union for marginalized voices
A statement titled “State of the Black Union: The Shadow of Crisis has NOT Passed” was signed by a coalition of civil rights groups.
Nation Jan 14Maryland stands by its case against ‘Serial’ subject Adnan Syed
What should we know about Adnan Syed's appeal ahead of a decision?…
Nation Jan 08Twitter users concerned NAACP bombing deserved more media coverage
While the 24-hour news cycle yesterday was dominated by the terrorist attack in Paris, another story was the central topic of conversation for many users on Twitter. On Tuesday morning, an improvised explosive device detonated outside the NAACP’s Colorado Springs,…
World Jan 05Madhu Bai Kinnar becomes India’s first openly transgender woman elected mayor
Madhu Bai Kinnar, a low-caste transgender woman, was elected on Sunday to serve as mayor of Raigarh in Chhattisgarh, India.
Nation Jan 05Ferguson grand jury member files lawsuit to lift lifetime gag order
A member of the grand jury that decided in November not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, filed a federal lawsuit on Monday challenging a gag order that prevents jurors from…