Black Girls Matter: New Report Exposes Gendered and Racial Disparities in Education Too Often Erased
A new report outlines the obstacles facing Black girls in America's school systems - and demands that advocate, policymakers, and educators do better to foster safe spaces for Black girls to learn and grow.
An Arizona appeals court Monday overruled an April verdict that highlighted police profiling of trans women of color.
On Monday morning, a 16-year-old lesbian Latina named Jessie Hernandez was shot and killed by Denver police. Now, her friends and family are uniting with communities of color and LGBT activists to demand justice.
Alexander spent the last three years of her life in prison after firing a warning shot into the air to defend herself from her estranged and abusive husband.
Over a thousand protesters are slated to rally outside Fox News headquarters today to protest racist coverage of anti-police brutality movements across the country by both Fox News and newspaper The New York Post.
The families of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Trayvon Martin, and John Crawford III, all attended the march.
The only thing more frustrating than fighting the sheer will of the state is discovering that one's allies aren't all that invested.
Following the non-indictment of former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the White House announced a national plan for police reform.
Thousands of people flooded major roads and thoroughfares in cities across the country in protest of the Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown.
If Brown, who was an unarmed Black teenager, can’t get justice when the entire world is watching, how can any other Black person expect to receive justice if shot by a white police officer?
This is what it looks like when you must defend your right to exist.
In his announcement, the President emphasized the need for the next Attorney General to continue building on the civil and human rights legacy being left behind by Eric Holder, and pointed to the quiet, but solid record of his nominee.
Reproductive justice advocates are currently convening in Chicago for the Reproductive Justice Leadership Summit & 20th Anniversary Celebration. We're following the conversation on Twitter- here are some snippets!
Election Day is tomorrow, November 4 - and this year, there is much at stake for women, people of color, and young people.
Newly released US Census data shows the wage gap for African American and Latina women is worse in some areas where the overall gender wage gap is small.
Ferguson October is our generation's Freedom Summer, and the symbols and character of this movement are uniquely and distinctly ours to claim.
African American girls are falling behind when it comes to educational outcomes and economic opportunities, according to a new study.
On Saturday, October 4, feminist author, writer, and scholar Daisy Hernández will take a quick break from her book tour to unwind with Feminist Majority Foundation supporters. Don't miss out!
The economic recovery isn't making a difference for African American women this year.
If there is any good that can come from such heart-wringing pain as what has happened in Ferguson, it's this: the people are paying attention. Let's make sure we're all taking action, too.