As coronavirus rates rise in urban areas, physicians are expressing concern about the lack of resources in long-term care facilities and nursing homes.
For the first time in the history of O magazine, Oprah is stepping aside, and letting another face take center stage: Breonna Taylor. “We can’t be silent. We have to use whatever megaphone we have to cry for justice,” she said.
A new report reveals that COVID-19 disproportionately impacts Black and brown communities—and that inadequate data reporting is reinforcing these disparities.
For the first time in the last 20 years, girls outnumber boys and represent 60 percent of this year’s group of Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists.
“It is a major misconception that the lack of women of STEM is a result of girls not being interested in STEM. The truth is girls are rarely given the chance to be interested in STEM.”
College students are facing an unprecedented situation this fall. What does this mean for the country’s most progressive voting bloc? Will digital advocacy be enough?
How can we turn out the youth vote?
On Monday, a judge denied a motion to release Grace, a 15-year old Black girl who has been held in custody since May for not completing her schoolwork. The Michigan teenager’s incarceration has begun to receive nationwide attention since ProPublica Illinois published a story about her last week.
Social movements led by women have been shown to be more effective, according to the research of Erica Chenoweth, a professor of Political Science at Harvard who studies civil resistance. But why?
From February to April, 41 percent of Black-owned businesses closed their doors. In comparison, 17 percent of white-owned businesses closed during the same period, Hispanic business owners fell by 32 percent, and Asian business owners dropped by 26 percent.
The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles. At a press conference, the case’s litigators acknowledged that this ruling represented a victory for abortion access; however, the fight is far from over.
While Obergefell v. Hodges represented an indisputable victory for LGBTQ legal rights in the U.S., it’s important to consider that for any marginalized group, progress doesn’t come just through acceptance by legal institutions—and acceptance by legal institutions doesn’t necessarily translate to cultural acceptance. In fact, a lot of the progress that our community has fought viciously for happened outside of courtrooms. It happened in the streets.