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“They were named essential workers at the expense of their health. They didn’t have a choice from the beginning.”

These literary organizations nurture and uplift Black voices across the United States.

Black women mobilized and did our part. Now it’s time for the country to do its part for our kids.

The escalation from rhetoric to violence was all too familiar for reproductive justice advocates.

The child welfare component of America is designed to encapture Black people and poor people.

The day left me with an edginess and discomfort that’s hard to describe.

Here’s what you should do if white supremacists are planning to march where you live.

'Whatever happens, the media should remember that our democracy itself came under attack on January 6th.'

The violence at the Capitol wasn’t prevented by police, they say, and it won’t be prevented by increased policing in the future.

Momentum is increasing toward raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour at the federal and state levels.

With social media companies slow to act, Latinx organizers say it’s hard to stem the tide of Spanish-language fake news.

Rather than rushing to lionize a few party defectors, impeachment coverage must reckon with what the vote reveals about race and Republicans.

“Working in a hospital like mine, time and time again, you realize that you are underfunded, understaffed, underresourced.”

Puerto Rican women who worked in the same circles as Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan say her apology is not enough.

Black artists in Miami still face barriers to access—even in their own city. 

Her death is part of an unprecedented escalation of executions during the final days of the Trump administration. 
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