Full story - March 29, 2016
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Filmmakers hope “Sold,” based on the bestselling young adult novel, will inspire empathy and action among young viewers.
Full story - March 23, 2016
Freddie Gray tribute
After Freddie Gray’s death, Baltimore photographer Devin Allen’s photo landed on the cover of Time magazine. Today, he’s teaching local youth how to use cameras to tell their own stories.
Full story - March 18, 2016
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The struggle for labor rights started decades ago among private household workers, mostly African American women, whose stories inspired a powerful, nationwide movement for dignity.
Full story - March 16, 2016
When a climate scientist decided to stop flying to cut his carbon emissions, he caught a glimpse of the post-oil future.
Full story - March 14, 2016
incarcerated moms
Two-thirds of women behind bars in the US are mothers of children under the age of 18, and even a short stint in jail can cause them to lose their jobs, housing and kids. Here are four ways to help prevent that.
Full story - March 11, 2016
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As Hollywood directors race to cash in on the growing interest in the trans community, the results aren’t always good.
Full story - March 08, 2016
In Indonesia, a growing number of women are speaking up to report violence and finding the economic means to get out of abusive marriages.
Full story - March 07, 2016
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Black votes matter, but some question whether Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton’s endorsements from relatives of police brutality victims are appropriate.
Full story - March 01, 2016
Kalief Browder
Studies show kids held in solitary confinement experience long-lasting psychological damage. Activists hope a wave of local and national policy changes means widespread reform is on the way.
Full story - February 23, 2016
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In response to climate change, a growing number of schools are taking kids outside to show them how a warming planet affects their local environment.