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Beyond disaster relief, these Texas mutual aid networks are meeting people’s long-term needs

From hunger relief to housing insecurity, they’re offering immediate support and addressing underlying injustice.
Pamela Price and JoAnn Walker are running on a joint bid for the 2022 election.

After police pepper-sprayed a 9-year-old girl, the risks Black girls face are front and center.

‘This has been my hardest year ever,’ one Texas teacher said.

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Since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, 16 women have been executed in the U.S.

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Pamela Price and JoAnn Walker are running on a joint bid for the 2022 election.

‘This has been my hardest year ever,’ one Texas teacher said.

From hunger relief to housing insecurity, they’re offering immediate support and addressing underlying injustice.

Society wants to celebrate Black culture without defending Black lives.

After police pepper-sprayed a 9-year-old girl, the risks Black girls face are front and center.

Sterile processing worker Trinidad Garcia de Ochoa is on the front lines of infection control after changing careers from housekeeping.

Black women, Latinas, and immigrants have been confined to low wages, and no-benefit positions, but the Healthcare Career Advance Program offers a way up.

A small percentage of Black students at a school should never be an excuse to overlook Black History Month or make the curriculum optional.

After a national day of action, Ieisha Franceis has a message for fellow workers who are afraid to organize.

PPE isn’t enough. Mental health services, better wages, and a path to citizenship should all be on the table.


When you’re an artist from more than one marginalized community, it’s easy to become tokenized.

Legislators have crafted targeted measures that would stymie efforts to defund law enforcement.

Without Black communities accepting the vaccine, experts say achieving herd immunity may be impossible.
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