Child Poverty Rampant in Many of Biggest U.S. Cities
Child poverty increased in 35 of the biggest U.S. cities in the past eight years, and millions of children now live in families barely scraping by, a new analysis shows.
Eric Holder Was a Bold Advocate for Change
Eric Holder, the first African-American attorney general, resigned on Thursday, though he’ll remain at his post until his replacement is confirmed.
Illinois Enacts New Health Consent Law for Homeless Youth
Starting this week, unaccompanied minors in Illinois over the age of 14 can consent to routine medical care under a new amendment to the Minors Consent to Medical Procedures Act.
No ‘Normal’ Response by Black People Possible to Continued White Supremacy
When you live in an abnormal situation, one that fundamentally is not suited to humans beings, there is no possibility of a normal response. You may fight, you may go along, you may go crazy or any number of other adaptations, but normalcy in the middle of the situation is out of reach.