In the United States, race is still a social construct that shapes how other people treat you. No matter how you may personally identify, how someone else sees you can…
Originally published by the Indianapolis Star. The wispy-haired 4-month-old Mark is held timeless in a frame in front of me. The 12-year-old, shaggy-haired Mark is fast asleep in the room…
Last week, NPR ran a story about who is poor on TV –and how some television shows depict poor people. Two of those shows were Good Times and The Wire,…
Organizing around economic security overcame racism and disinformation in the Governor’s race, but there’s still work to do.
Almost 50 years after she was taunted on Oscar night, the Academy’s apology is a prime example of too little, too late.
As a first-generation Latina Kansan, I can tell you young voters are ready to protect our rights. Democrats need to meet us where we’re at.
We need more policies that address our global climate emergency, especially for those in poverty who are at the highest risk of losing their lives.
In Tennessee, juvenile court judges hold a unique amount of power, and in Shelby County, a federal investigation found the court discriminates against Black children.
Many borders are crossed in the struggle for a future that allows migrants safe entry into our country and a place that nurtures the livelihoods of immigrants rooted in our communities.
I hope that millions will let their hair down on June 19th and then join hands with Black Americans in the fight for justice.