Congresswoman Terri Sewell is calling the closure of DMVs in mostly poor, African-American regions of Alabama- effectively cutting off access to obtaining voter ID- "unacceptable."
On the 20th anniversary of the fourth world conference on women in Beijing, leaders from around the globe met with the UN to discuss concrete and measurable plans for eliminating discrimination against women.
On anniversary of United Nations’ resolution, new data shows that most countries are far behind on their goals for women in positions of global leadership.
Target is to pay millions after a lawsuit against the store for discriminating against women and African American job applicants.
Five states have now concluded investigations into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), and every single investigation has concluded no wrongdoing. These investigations were stimulated by highly doctored and deceptive videos falsely claiming PPFA has been selling fetal tissue. State agency representatives from Georgia, South Dakota, Florida, Indiana, and Massachusetts have independently confirmed that all...
California Governor Jerry Brown has said he will sign the nation's strongest equal pay law once it reaches his desk.
Chicago residents have entered the second week of their hunger strike protesting the closure of Dyett High School.
“Gender equity must permeate every level of City operations—as leaders, employers, and service providers,” the unparalleled directive reads.
Home care workers have protections for minimum wage and overtime pay, a federal appeals court decided on Friday.
Civil rights iconic leader Julian Bond passed away this weekend, leaving behind a legacy of inclusion and activism.
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan has made history this morning when President Obama appointed her to serve as an official in the White House.
As investigations in the Planned Parenthood fall flat, anti-choice Republican legislators are moving to pull funding at a state level.
"I feel like they sexually assaulted me! I really do," Charnesia Corley said about a forced body-cavity search following a traffic stop in which a Texas deputy claimed he smelled marijuana.
This Year’s Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice is Centered Around Its Intersection with Economic Justice
This year’s theme of “Fighting for Economic and Reproductive Justice” lies at the intersection of economics and the Latina community.
This past weekend, two African American women were nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in the same year for the first time in Emmy history.
A new study has found that the majority of Black men and women believe in a woman's right to choose and want women to have access to abortion care and contraception.
On June 27 at about 6:30 AM, Bree Newsome scaled the flagpole at South Carolina’s Statehouse and removed the confederate flag.
A marriage certificate is not a shield from discrimination.
The court in a 5-4 decision written by Justice Anthony Kennedy upheld the use of disparate impact claims under the 1968 Fair Housing Act, which bans housing discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, or national origin.
A group of young Girl Scouts who were protesting animal abuse received threatening racial insults by adults attending a public Cecil County meeting in Maryland last month.