Clinton Smith's debut collection of poetry, "Counting Descent", examines what it means to grow up Black in America. Smith recounts moments from childhood when Black lives were celebrated and juxtaposes them with incidents that have become all too common in…
By Courtney Norris
In the standoff over the Dakota Access Pipeline, neither side is calling it quits after a recent decision by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to halt a final leg of the project.
By Associated Press
Ilhan Omar, 33, says she is troubled by growing animosity toward Muslim people.
By Alison Thoet
Canada’s central bank announced Thursday that Viola Desmond will become the first woman who is not royalty on Canadian currency.
Gwen Ifill was "a beacon for so many of us, women of color especially, who wanted so badly to see themselves reflected in the media." -- Tanzina Vega, National reporter for CNN.
Poet Layli Long Soldier's forthcoming collection of poetry called "Whereas" is a critique of President Obama's 2010 apology to Native Americans for their mistreatment by the U.S. government.
By Timothy Pratt, The Hechinger Report
Universities and colleges, some of which announced new policies on undocumented students only in the last few months, are now noisy with marches, protests and petitions demanding that these policies survive the Trump administration and that campuses be turned into…
The decision is seen as a victory by the thousands of ‘water protectors’ who have journeyed to the North Dakota prairie to protest the energy project.
By Michael D. Regan
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Sunday they would not grant easement for the pipeline construction under Lake Oahe.
“Sad Asian Girls” is a team of two Rhode Island School of Design students who wanted to carve out an inclusive space online for Asian femmes.
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