The civil unrest that followed the acquittal of four Los Angeles police officers whose brutal beating of Rodney King was caught on film has been etched into American history—“The Rodney King riots” shorthand for the events also known as the Los Angeles Uprising.
Texas State Representative Victoria Neave has decided that she will not eat until Wednesday to demonstrate her opposition to an anti-immigrant bill in the state legislature.
Seventeen-year-old Milan Bolden-Morris went viral recently after she used her prom dress to make a moving tribute to black men, women, and children lost to racism and police brutality.
Maribel Trujillo Diaz, una madre cuyos cuatro hijos nacieron en Estados Unidos, fue deportada el miércoles por la mañana, según sus abogados.
Maribel Trujillo Diaz, an Ohio mother of four American-born children who had lived in the U.S. for 15 years and has no criminal record, was deported to Mexico on Wednesday morning, according to her lawyers.
Lamyaa, a 17-year old Pennsylvania teen, was in a heated group chat discussing politics when she called out Donald Trump’s treatment of Muslims. Shortly after, a friend of a friend asked her to stop defending her religion.
A pesar de las protestas, las cartas escritas al gobernador de Ohio, y la intervención de la iglesia, el Consejo Federal de Apelaciones de Inmigración ha rechazado la petición para la suspensión de la deportación de una madre de cuatro hijos, según un abogado involucrado en el caso.
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The Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati intervened on behalf of one of its members Thursday by asking politicians and law enforcement to halt the impending deportation of Maribel Trujillo Diaz.
Dyne Suh had booked an Airbnb for herself, her fiancé, and two of their friends in Running Springs, CA, for President’s Day weekend. Everything seemed to be confirmed until the very last minute, when, according to Suh, the host had a change of heart.
Students and administrators at the University of Texas in Austin are condemning a number of racist posters aimed at Chinese students that popped up on campus.
For more than a year, there’s been a pioneering effort underway by students at UC Berkeley to dramatically broaden the access that women on campus have to abortion.
Amariyanna “Mari” Copeny is Little Miss Flint. She is 9 years old and lives in Flint, MI. She told me that in her free time she likes to “go on Twitter or just play with my toys or just lay down in bed, read, and play with my dollhouse, and color and draw and cheer.” She hasn’t been able to drink the water from the…
Una joven estudiante que tiene la Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA, por sus siglas en inglés) ha hecho exactamente lo que el presidente de Estados Unidos todavía no ha logrado: publicó cuánto dinero pagó en impuestos este año.
A 23-year-old DACA recipient has done what the President of the United States of America has yet to do: freely and publicly told people how much she paid in taxes this year.
During Monday's White House press briefing, a reporter asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions a question about the white supremacist who killed a black man in New York last week. Sessions ignored her completely.
The original script for CBS's new sci-fi show Mission Control had lead roles written for a Latinx woman and a black man, but both ultimately ended up going to white actors, The Wrap reported.
Muchas de la luchas más importantes durante la presidencia de Trump no se disputarán en el Congreso o en las calles de Washington. Las batallas se librarán en nuestros municipios, las capitales estatales y nuestros vecindarios alrededor de Estados Unidos.
While apparently searching for a suspect in a nearby armed robbery early Tuesday morning, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies handcuffed and briefly detained hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean instead.