Filmmakers hope “Sold,” based on the bestselling young adult novel, will inspire empathy and action among young viewers.
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.
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.
When a climate scientist decided to stop flying to cut his carbon emissions, he caught a glimpse of the post-oil future.
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.
As Hollywood directors race to cash in on the growing interest in the trans community, the results aren’t always good.
In Indonesia, a growing number of women are speaking up to report violence and finding the economic means to get out of abusive marriages.
Black votes matter, but some question whether Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton’s endorsements from relatives of police brutality victims are appropriate.
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.
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.