There’s a museum shaped like Noah’s Ark in Kentucky called the Ark Encounter. Every night, it’s lit up with the colors of the rainbow. But creationist and owner Ken Ham wants to be clear: it is NOT!!!! a celebration of the gay community!!!! Instead, he tweeted, it is a reminder “that God owns the rainbow & is a sign…
The key to the fast, high economic growth that Donald Trump has promised could be a group of people he hates more than anyone else: immigrants.
The Department of Justice announced new policies on Wednesday that would ease government restrictions on “civil asset forfeiture” rules, allowing police increased authority to take property and money from you without having to prove you are definitely guilty of a crime—even if the state you live in has rules against…
In a delightful protest of an anti-trans bathroom bill being pushed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a trans woman posted a photo over the weekend of Abbott and herself smiling with the hashtag #bathroombuddy.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests of undocumented immigrants have spiked to such a high level under Donald Trump that the rate of deportations has actually slowed down thanks to a huge backlog of cases, USA Today reported Monday.
“Colorado Raid Hotline. Are you witnessing an immigration raid?”
The National Council of La Raza, the country’s largest Latinx civil rights and advocacy organization, has changed its name to UnidosUS, the group announced.
First Lady Melania Trump wanted to leave her hotel in Germany on Friday. She was supposed to go on a scheduled tour of a climate change lab with German chancellor Angela Merkel’s husband Joachim Sauer Friday. Too bad for Melania, though, because massive protests against her husband, capitalism and the rest of the…
An undocumented immigrant from El Salvador who sued the city of San Francisco for allegedly violating its own sanctuary city policies and causing him to be jailed by the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency is set to get a $190,000 settlement, the San Francisco Examiner reported.
Over 30 kitchen and support staff at a restaurant in Baltimore resigned from their jobs after an ICE agent demanded a list of workers and their documentation last Thursday, the restaurant’s owner has revealed.
The death of an undocumented immigrant in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement jail has ignited protests among growing concern about the murky circumstances surrounding his death.
A Jacksonville, FL, cop detained, cited, and threatened a young black man with jail time last week for allegedly jaywalking.
Almost 48 years after police raided the Stonewall Inn and inadvertently helped kicked off the LGBTQ rights revolution, NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill declined an opportunity to apologize on behalf of the department for its actions on that fateful day.
A Muslim veteran of Hollywood has launched a production company with the hopes of creating more nuanced and positive portrayals of Muslims in film and television.
In a scathing three-page letter released Wednesday, the Congressional Black Caucus announced that it was declining an invitation to meet with President Donald Trump.
Even though she’s just 19, Halima Aden is already used to breaking down barriers. Last year, Aden was the first Muslim student elected homecoming queen at her high school. She was also the first hijab-wearing model to sign with international modeling firm IMG, to compete in Miss Minnesota USA while wearing a burkini,…
I could write about how veteran, cancer survivor, community activist, and iron worker Randy Bryce announced Monday that he’s running to challenge Paul Ryan in the 2018 midterm elections by putting out this extremely powerful new ad, or how his mother, who is featured in the ad, has multiple sclerosis and depends on…
Native American high school students visited the University of Wyoming last week to learn more about college life. While there, they learned a valuable lesson in how racist college life can be.
This week, an all-female team of high school students is traveling to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to present their newest invention: a solar-powered tent they invented to help shelter homeless people in their hometown.
Yesterday, on the same day that Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced serious criminal charges against five current and former officials for their alleged role in the Flint water crisis, 9-year-old Flint resident Amariyanna “Mari” Copeny—known to the world as Little Miss Flint—got a rash on her arm from…