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
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Rep. Charles Graham created a viral campaign video about the Battle of Hayes Pond, when the KKK thought they could gather, terrorize, and intimidate communities of Robeson County, N.C., but they were met by more than 400 Lumbee, Black and white community members to defend themselves and drive out white supremacy.
Leaders of The Knights and Orchids Society say despite legislative attacks on trans youth, such as SB184 in Alabama, see hope in young folks who are fostering love, collective growth, and mutual support to the most marginalized.
A recent ruling by the federal government quietly addressed one of the key issues same-sex couples face: They can now claim survivor benefits from Social Security and are also entitled to receive it retroactively.
A new bill making its way through the Georgia statehouse would criminalize access to abortion pills by telemedicine — a common, safe, easy way to end early pregnancies that the federal government first allowed last year.
It is evident that bomb threats against HBCUs have a legacy rooted in white supremacy that can be traced throughout history and hate has fueled these threats as a way to deter Black excellence and education.
A recent Supreme Court decision on gerrymandering in Alabama could have a monumental impact on voting rights and representation in the South and the nation.
Since the pandemic began, the labor has tightened for nurses. The Omicron variant has made the problem worse, pushing COVID-19 hospitalizations to record highs and nurses to the brink
Jabari Payne, a 31-year-old Atlanta filmmaker and creative launched 'See Us Smile' after realizing how rare it is to see Black men smile outside of laughter.
Dissident discipleship led Wrencher and other Greensboro, N.C., faith leaders to form the Good Neighbor Movement, a spiritually-rooted activist group influenced by Black, multiracial and queer Southerners