Full story - December 11, 2015
The internet has been buzzing about Olivia Pope’s abortion on ABC’s "Scandal." But if nearly one-third of American women have an abortion by age 45, why don’t we see more female characters make the same decision?
Full story - December 10, 2015
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Latinos in the US who pass down a tradition of food, family and healing are healthier than non-Latinos. But can they sustain that as generations become more assimilated?
Full story - November 24, 2015
Sonia Orellana
A journalist writes about her mother, who came to the US as a refugee and gave her children the gift of a better life — and an understanding of what it means to risk everything for it.
Full story - November 16, 2015
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Those in the food justice movement question whether the agency’s recent efforts are a superficial attempt to appear supportive of local food and minority farmers.
Full story - October 26, 2015
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Asha Kowtal and the Dalit Women's Self-Respect March traveled across northern India to document the ongoing violence against women who were once branded as "untouchable." Now, they're raising new leaders, and finding allies in Black Lives Matter.
Full story - October 22, 2015
At a time when some presidential candidates can barely name an important woman from history, these Rad American Women of Halloween are a great way to have fun and educate others.
Full story - October 20, 2015
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Can something as simple as watching movies — and empathizing with fictional characters — help generate more compassion and understanding in the real world? Roger Ebert thought so, and science agrees.
Full story - October 05, 2015
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A cabal of comics and writers have banded together to expose what they describe as "creeps hellbent on destroying access to birth control and abortion."
Full story - September 30, 2015
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For their new book, two sociology professors followed the lives of America’s poorest families to find out what they need to break out of poverty, and how to make it happen.