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Family Separation of 2,000 Migrant Kids Under Trump Policy

By Katie Reilly

Homeless people on their pets: 'She saved me as much as I saved her'

By Candice Pires

How To Help Migrant Parents & Children Who Are Separated At The Border

By Elena Nicolaou

Where Do Real Human Hair Extensions Come From?

By Sara Hendricks

Retailers Drop 'CloudPets' Smart Toys Amid Hacking Concerns

By Casey Quackenbush

Makeup in Lockup: Beauty, Power, & Danger in Women's Prisons

By Elena Nicolaou

Kate Spade Found Dead, Designer Leaves Behind Daughter

By Erin Cunningham

How 3 Teenage Women Created Apps Before Finishing High School & Earned Recognition From Apple

By Elena Nicolaou

Kanye West Talks Bipolar Diagnosis At 39

By Erin Cunningham

'I cried all night': homeless women on their first night on the streets

By Candice Pires

The Government Failed The 5,740 Puerto Ricans Who Died After Hurricane Maria

By Erin Cunningham

Sudan: Teen Appeals Death Penalty for Killing Her Rapist

By Laignee Barron

No link between homeless villages and crime rates, Guardian review suggests

By Thacher Schmid

School Shootings Are Becoming the New Normal

By Haley Sweetland Edwards

The Trump Administration Is Trying Yet Again To Defund Planned Parenthood

By Erin Cunningham

Santa Fe Shooting 22nd School Shooting Since Parkland

By Cory Stieg

The Trump Administration Just Rolled Back Rights For Transgender Prisoners

By Erin Cunningham

We Must Include Black Voices to Effect Real Change on Gun Control

By Staff

Are LA hospitals really dumping homeless patients on the streets?

By Carla Green

Michelle Obama Talks To R29 About The Power Of Girls' Education

By Ray Lowe

Why International Women's Day Is March 8: A Radical Reason

By Suyin Haynes

Ben Carson's housing agency drops pledge to end housing discrimination

By Erin Mccormick

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Family Separation of 2,000 Migrant Kids Under Trump Policy

By Katie Reilly

Nearly 2,000 children were separated from their families during a six-week period in April and May, as the Trump Administration cracked down on illegal immigration with a €œzero-tolerance€ policy of separating families at the border.

From April 19 through May 31, there were 1,995 children separated from 1,940 adults by U.S....


Homeless people on their pets: 'She saved me as much as I saved her'

By Candice Pires

Heather, 22, Seattle

Before we found Poppy, I didn€™t feel like I had anything to wake up for. I was going through a rough time in my life and didn€™t care about myself. I€™d been homeless since my parents told me to leave our family house in June 2016 and was...


How To Help Migrant Parents & Children Who Are Separated At The Border

By Elena Nicolaou

Immigration News

How To Help Migrant Parents & Children Who Are Separated At The B...

A mother whose daughter was ripped away from her arms while breastfeeding. A grandmother seeking asylum who got separated from her 16-year-old grandson


Where Do Real Human Hair Extensions Come From?

By Sara Hendricks

Designers

For Kate Spade, Her Name Was Everything & Nothing

Today, Katherine Noel Frances Valentine died in her apartment in Manhattan, having taken her own life. Few would know her by the name she chose for


Retailers Drop 'CloudPets' Smart Toys Amid Hacking Concerns

By Casey Quackenbush

Amazon and Ebay are among the major retailers pulling a brand of smart toys from their sales platforms following warnings about cybersecurity weaknesses.

The brand, called CloudPets, was found last year to have been storing millions of owners€™ voice recordings online, BBC reports.

CloudPets is a line of soft animal toys with...


Makeup in Lockup: Beauty, Power, & Danger in Women's Prisons

By Elena Nicolaou

Immigration News

How To Help Migrant Parents & Children Who Are Separated At The B...

A mother whose daughter was ripped away from her arms while breastfeeding. A grandmother seeking asylum who got separated from her 16-year-old grandson


Kate Spade Found Dead, Designer Leaves Behind Daughter

By Erin Cunningham

Designers

For Kate Spade, Her Name Was Everything & Nothing

Today, Katherine Noel Frances Valentine died in her apartment in Manhattan, having taken her own life. Few would know her by the name she chose for


How 3 Teenage Women Created Apps Before Finishing High School & Earned Recognition From Apple

By Elena Nicolaou

Immigration News

How To Help Migrant Parents & Children Who Are Separated At The B...

A mother whose daughter was ripped away from her arms while breastfeeding. A grandmother seeking asylum who got separated from her 16-year-old grandson


Kanye West Talks Bipolar Diagnosis At 39

By Erin Cunningham

Designers

For Kate Spade, Her Name Was Everything & Nothing

Today, Katherine Noel Frances Valentine died in her apartment in Manhattan, having taken her own life. Few would know her by the name she chose for


'I cried all night': homeless women on their first night on the streets

By Candice Pires

Three women in Los Angeles and Seattle talk about how they ended up without a home and how they survived the first night

Michelle Ducoing, 24, Los Angeles

I spent my first night homeless in this Santa Monica playground.

I was 21 and had recently been let go from my job as a...


The Government Failed The 5,740 Puerto Ricans Who Died After Hurricane Maria

By Erin Cunningham

Designers

For Kate Spade, Her Name Was Everything & Nothing

Today, Katherine Noel Frances Valentine died in her apartment in Manhattan, having taken her own life. Few would know her by the name she chose for


Sudan: Teen Appeals Death Penalty for Killing Her Rapist

By Laignee Barron

Lawyers are trying to save the life of a Sudanese teenager sentenced to death for killing her husband while he tried to rape her. As the defense team appealed the court verdict on Thursday, a global petition has gained over one million signatures, as well as celebrity backing.

Naomi Campbell, Mira...


No link between homeless villages and crime rates, Guardian review suggests

By Thacher Schmid

Guardian study of two US cities finds crime is likelier to go down than up in neighborhoods that host city-sanctioned encampments

They stood in a rainy parking lot under fir trees, 60 homeless men and women, young and old, patient and weary. The glow of a single lightbulb outside the €œoffice€...


School Shootings Are Becoming the New Normal

By Haley Sweetland Edwards

It has become a waking national nightmare, a recurring horror that we can€™t explain or defend but that we are condemned to repeat. We know it will happen again. We seem helpless to stop it.

The latest nightmare began on May 18 with the news: there had been another school shooting....


The Trump Administration Is Trying Yet Again To Defund Planned Parenthood

By Erin Cunningham

Although Republican attempts to defund Planned Parenthood via legislation have failed repeatedly, the Trump Administration has issued multiple rules or executive orders that undermine women€™s rights: This includes the reversal of the birth control insurance coverage mandate that came down in October of last year (which was blocked by a...


Santa Fe Shooting 22nd School Shooting Since Parkland

By Cory Stieg

"Our children have become collateral damage in a nation that allows its gun laws to be written by gun lobbyists. I am devastated for the Santa Fe community and for the families whose worst fear has become a reality," Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in...


The Trump Administration Just Rolled Back Rights For Transgender Prisoners

By Erin Cunningham

€œIt€™s well documented that transgender people are at heightened risk of violence and heightened risk of sexual violence when they are incarcerated,€ Levi says. €œThere are a number of cases I€™ve worked on where transgender women have been improperly housed in men€™s facilities and the result is, as you would...


We Must Include Black Voices to Effect Real Change on Gun Control

By Staff

Image via Wikimedia Commons.

This is an opinion piece by Matthew Kincaid, the founder of Overcoming Racism , an organization that seeks to build more equitable institutions through comprehensive race and equity training.

In the wake of the Parkland school massacre, the world has been in awe of how a group of...


Are LA hospitals really dumping homeless patients on the streets?

By Carla Green

With homelessness rising and shelter beds scarce, healthcare facilities are accused of abandoning people in Skid Row following treatment

Two days before Valentine€™s Day, Santiago Tarver collapsed at a homeless women€™s center in Los Angeles€™s Skid Row. He lay on the ground convulsing as staff members called an ambulance, which took...


Michelle Obama Talks To R29 About The Power Of Girls' Education

By Ray Lowe

MO: €œMy best advice to girls, including my own daughters, is do not be afraid to fail. So often, our own fear of failure is the thing that keeps us back. We think we have to be perfect, that if we make even the tiniest mistake, it€™s a catastrophe. That€™s...


Why International Women's Day Is March 8: A Radical Reason

By Suyin Haynes

As people around the world celebrate International Women€™s Day on Thursday €” an annual March 8 observance €” countries from Kyrgyzstan to Cambodia will officially honor women€™s rights and achievements across the political, economic, social and cultural spheres. The day has been designated as an official United Nations observance since...


Ben Carson's housing agency drops pledge to end housing discrimination

By Erin Mccormick

Department removes from its mission statement promises to build €˜inclusive€™ communities €˜free from discrimination€™

The US housing department, helmed by the former neurosurgeon Ben Carson, has proposed a new mission statement in which the pledge to build €œinclusive€ communities €œfree from discrimination€ is removed.

The proposal comes just two weeks after the...