The real-world impacts of slavery were front and centre in Washington, D.C., this week, as hearings and public gatherings convened to address long-overdue racial and economic justice.
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The crusade against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and whistleblower Chelsea Manning will have a "chilling effect on American journalism."
The filmmaker's Netflix miniseries "When They See Us" is essential viewing. It shows, as she says, "the system's not broken; the system was built this way."
If convicted, Scott Warren could spend 20 years in prison for giving migrants in need "food, water, beds and clean clothes."
The epidemic of unconstitutional anti-abortion legislation across the United States has ignited a firestorm of opposition. The reality is that a majority of Americans are pro-choice.
Over the last 240 years, the U.S. Constitution has been amended many times -- but never to extend the guarantee of equality to women.
For close to half a century, the right to a safe, legal abortion has been guaranteed by the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision, but now that right is under threat.
As Easter and Passover approach, current events in Israel and Palestine are no cause for celebration, and are adding fuel to racial and political fires in the United States.
U.S. President Donald Trump is intensifying his vicious crusade against people migrating from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, declaring last weekend, "Our country's full."
The ownership of daguerreotypes that feature enslaved men and women, and controlled by Harvard University, is a legal question that strikes at the heart of slavery.