Peter Wang, 15, was one of 17 innocent people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL last week. He died as he lived—a selfless and caring friend. Wang was fatally shot while holding a door open for his classmates so that they could escape. His cousin, Aaron Chen, spoke about him in a moving…
This woman is taking gun control into her own hands—by destroying her firearm.
This year, China’s annual New Year TV show included a celebration of the strong ties between China and Africa—but things got pretty racist, pretty fast.
Donald Trump has gotten a lot of well-deserved flak this week after he defended alleged domestic abuser and former Staff Secretary Rob Porter–but is anyone really surprised? When it comes to domestic abuse and sexual assault allegations, Trump has a very long and very troubling history of blaming the victim and…
Americans are expected to drop $4 billion on jewelry for Valentine’s Day this year–but the jewelry industry is trash! It’s a dirty and dangerous business that uses child labor to mine fine metals and gems. So before you buy that diamond bracelet for your Valentine this year, watch this video and then don’t buy that…
On January 11, Ravi Ragbir, a beloved immigrant rights activist in New York City, was abruptly detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents during a routine check-in. Now, Ragbir is facing the very real threat of deportation (though he received a temporary stay on Friday) and separation from his family and…
What do they want? A clean DREAM Act. When do they want it? Now.
Nearly 100 immigrants and allies were arrested after staging a massive protest in the U.S. Capitol.
A small town in upstate New York has become a haven for immigrants seeking to escape Donald Trump’s America—and one woman is determined to help them.
Trayvon Martin would have been 23 years old today. Nearly six years after his killing—and years after the deaths of Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, Sandra Bland, and so many others—criminal justice continues to mean different things if you’re black or if you’re white.
Over 500 women are planning to run for major political office this year, 390 of whom are planning to run for seats in the House of Representatives. That number is higher than at any point in American history.
Rose McGowan on Harvey Weinstein, a man she says raped her 20 years ago:
Tonight, as President Donald Trump makes his way to Capitol Hill and basks in waves of orchestrated applause, he will attempt to paint a rosy picture of how he is personally making America great again.
A 7-year-old boy in Florida was handcuffed and taken away in a police car after he allegedly kicked and punched one of his teachers after she asked him to stop playing with his food.
For just a few seconds on Friday morning, the orgy of evil that is Davos was tolerable, because Donald Trump was getting booed.
Donald Trump is now saying that he wants a path to citizenship for DACA recipients. But—even if you put aside the fact that he ended the program—he’s made so many wildly contradictory statements on DACA that it’s clear he has no clue what he’s talking about.
Immigration agents recently detained an undocumented grandmother after asking a Greyhound bus full of passengers for identification.
On average, Donald Trump lobbed a “fake” insult more than once per day since he became president. Here are just a few!
If you thought the backlash from Trump’s racist “shithole” comments was over, think again.
In the months following Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has seen a massive surge in violent crime. In the first 11 days of this year, 32 people have been killed–double the number killed over the same period in 2017.
Part of the reason for this is that more than 40% of residents still don’t have power. Local authorities…
After 122 days with no electricity, one very happy and very desperate neighborhood in San Juan just got its power back.
But many Puerto Ricans have not been so fortunate. Four months after Hurricane Maria decimated the island, close to 40% of Puerto Rico is still suffering in the dark. And today, the island’s governor …