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The war in Ukraine has seen approximately 12 million Ukrainians displaced from their homes, with 5.6 million leaving for neighboring countries. The evacuation is the largest displacement of people in Europe since World War II. While most will likely remain in Poland and some of the other 27 European Union countries, at least 100,000 are expected to arrive in the United States at some point.
Janice Wesley Kelsey was 16 when she was jailed for four days for participating in the Children's March in May 1963. She talks about the significance of the march 59 years later.
Students at historically Black institutions (HBCUs) throughout the country are meeting up on campus for what they are calling Telfar Tuesday
Christian J. Collier joins the Reckon interview to discuss his new book "The Gleaming of the Blade" and how he finds poetry in terror.
Nothing costs more than having no money. A $150 speeding ticket to a hotshot lawyer is pocket change compared to someone living under the poverty line or paycheck to paycheck. When that ticket isn’t paid, it can tangle up a person’s finances as their life slowly and tragically unravels. They […]
A Mississippi conversion therapy story is making its way to the mainstage in Jackson, Mississippi. Here's why one writer is determined to tell this story.
The prospect of an eternity in hell can be quite persuasive to a teenager growing up in the religious and conservative South. At 15 years old, South Carolina-native Dylan Gunnels approached a trusted family member who he hoped would help him reconcile two important and, what seemed to him, incompatible […]
Conversion therapy is grounded in the idea that being LGBTQ is abnormal and a sign of a mental health disorder. It’s typically practiced by mental health professionals, clergy or spiritual advisers.
The U.S. maternal mortality rate in 2020 reached a high never before seen since tracking began. But most states aren’t counting suicides and overdoses as a part of their formal pregnancy-related death review, which means the maternal mortality rate could be even higher.