Supply-chain problems have interrupted Black women’s efforts to stockpile during the pandemic.
Author: Cynthia Greenlee
The Long and Sordid History of Forced Sterilization Programs
The whistleblower nurse in Georgia told a grim story that’s been a part of American history for decades.
Their son wanted to see more Black book characters, so they created a business to provide them
“Those books aren’t getting greenlighted,” Lee said. “We need as many access points to get books and also books that show Black children possibilities. And likewise for children who are not people of color, because we need not to raise racist children.”
The Young and the Reckless
Who’s really responsible for Covid-19 outbreaks when university campuses reopen?
How to Cover an Uprising (Without Causing Harm)
Journalists are biased toward sharing information. That’s our job. But we have to recognize that doing our jobs can mean doing harm—and that part of our jobs should be editorial harm reduction.
Durham Isn’t Burning, but Don’t Light a Match
In response to the protests over George Floyd’s murder, police in Durham refrained from mass arrests and violence. But that doesn’t mean that all is well in our city.
Documenting Disparity: The Challenges of Collecting Racial Data on Coronavirus
In addition to wildly differing protocols at all levels of government, the fact remains: Science and data collection are anything but neutral.
‘We Were Asking Ourselves, How Can We Support Black Farmers?’
Scenes from a pandemic: 4
Q&A: Author Samantha Irby talks middle age, hand soap, and loving Judge Mathis
Author and humorist Samantha Irby finds herself unexpectedly well-equipped to handle the novel coronavirus crisis.
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.