Correspondent, Across Women's Lives
Allison Herrera is a multimedia reporter living in Minneapolis. She's covered issues ranging from the environment to women in prison. Before joining PRI, Herrera worked in Oklahoma covering Native American communities for KOSU Radio. Her project Invisible Nations was part of AIR's Localore project Finding America.
Donald Trump's pick for the US Supreme Court has women's rights advocates appalled — saying that a women's right to choose is in jeopardy. But it's his use of the legal theory of religious freedom that worry some more.
President Donald Trump said Monday that he'd unveil his nominee for the US Supreme Court during a prime time address from the White House today.
President Donald Trump directed the US Army Corps of Engineers to review the permit application for the Dakota Access Pipeline — possibly setting the stage for construction on the pipeline to resume at some point in the near future.
We have some questions for the president of the United States, and we're taking to Twitter to try and get answers. Help us by sharing the question as well.
In the small town of Holdenville, Oklahoma, Brownie Harjo is like a lot of other American small towns. But he and his neighbors are proud of what they have.
On Wednesday President-elect Donald Trump chided a reporter when asked about releasing his tax returns to the public, saying, "The American public doesn't care." But is that true?
Privatizing oil-rich Native land is not a priority for one of the country's only Native American members of Congress. Rep. Markwayne Mullin says a recent news article was way off base — but that doesn't mean there aren't significant changes in store for tribes under a Trump administration.
The thousands camping out at Standing Rock will eat wild game, wild rice, walleye, bison and fresh vegetables, courtesy of a Native chef based in Minnesota.
The use of capital punishment is declining in the US, but this last election saw three states that affirm that they expected their governments to mete out a lethal form of justice.
This year, new citizens have been courted to register by Democrats and Republicans, and by organizations trying to get them to the polls. Here's what it's like to vote in the US when you've never done it before.