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What Happened — and is Happening — in Minneapolis
Since George Floyd was killed by the Minneapolis Police Department, two months ago, “[The city] has had to confront its ugliness.”
Not Your Crisis Daddy
Is memeing politicians critique—or PR?
Mike Bloomberg’s defense of Muslim surveillance after 9/11 is willfully ignorant
“The impacts of surveillance go beyond lawsuits or those specific moments in time.”
This Abortion Rights Advocate Fought for Women of Color When No One Else Would
Dorothy Brown’s outspokenness made enemies in Tennessee’s government. But it also changed lives.
The 19th Amendment Did Not Give All Women The Right To Vote
In an effort to correct the narrative that the 19th Amendment gave all women the right to vote, here’s a glimpse into when the (written) law actually allowed other women to vote.
Voting On the Future of Abortion Access
For the first time, presidential candidates are talking in depth about abortion—and we’re still not asking the right questions.
I Started the #AskAboutAbortion Campaign in 2016. Ahead of the 2020 Election, This Is the Conversation I Want to Have About Reproductive Rights
Activist Renee Bracey Sherman on why debate moderators must ask the presidential candidates about their plans to protect the right to an abortion.
Elizabeth Warren’s white nationalism plan still won’t fix the problem
For a presidential candidate to truly acknowledge white nationalism and white supremacy within the United States, they would also have to be honest about the role that federal agencies have played.
Following Ilhan Omar Coverage, Yemeni Bodega Owners Are Boycotting the New York Post
In this op-ed, writer Vanessa Taylor reports on how a Yemeni bodega boycott of the New York Post is a reaction to the publication’s coverage of Ilhan Omar.