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For Missouri Moms, A Past Drug Conviction Means No Food Aid, Ever

For Missouri Moms, A Past Drug Conviction Means No Food Aid, Ever

by Carla Murphy on April 10 2014, 11:33AM

New state-level effort looks at changing that

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Black Woman, 74, Freed After 32 Years In Prison

Black Woman, 74, Freed After 32 Years In Prison

by Carla Murphy on March 26 2014, 4:47PM

Mary Virginia Jones served time for a murder committed by an abusive boyfriend

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Criminal Record Bars Young Women of Color from Work

Criminal Record Bars Young Women of Color from Work

by Carla Murphy on March 20 2014, 4:40PM

It’s not just a problem for men

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Watch the Latest Episode of the Black Girls CODE Web Documentary

Watch the Latest Episode of the Black Girls CODE Web Documentary

by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 9:54AM

Meet the future of tech!

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, Technology, Youth and Race

Can Big Labor Organize the South?

Can Big Labor Organize the South?

by Carla Murphy on February 19 2014, 6:02PM

Not without majorly including black workers, immigrants and women of color.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Watch Margaret Cho Talk About Being Queer in Comedy

Watch Margaret Cho Talk About Being Queer in Comedy

by Von Diaz on November 19 2013, 1:36PM

Cho talks about her intersectional identity as a queer woman of color, and how she was impacted by the AIDS crisis in San Francisco.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

'Women and the Word' Celebrates Queer Poets of Color

‘Women and the Word’ Celebrates Queer Poets of Color

by Von Diaz on November 13 2013, 12:41PM

This new film follows five queer women of color on a nationwide poetry tour. Coming soon!

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Dangerous Sexism Photo

Dangerous Sexism

by Von Diaz on October 30 2013, 7:00AM

Thirty five years after affirmative action, the number of women in construction remains flat. A travelling exhbition about the field’s sexism, racism—and physical danger—points to why those numbers remain so low.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Here's 15 Smart Women of Color on Twitter

Here’s 15 Smart Women of Color on Twitter

by Von Diaz on August 27 2013, 2:10PM

Because a recent list of the 25 smartest women on Twitter is a bit monolithic.

Topics: /NOW

GQ Publishes 'Hottest Women' List and Ranks Women By Race

GQ Publishes ‘Hottest Women’ List and Ranks Women By Race

by Jorge Rivas on January 18 2013, 11:09AM

Beyoncé Knowles tops the list and is followed by other notable actresses and models like Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Aniston and Sienna Miller.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Porn Stars of Color Face Racial Inequality and Wage Gap Too

Porn Stars of Color Face Racial Inequality and Wage Gap Too

by Jorge Rivas on November 14 2012, 10:30AM

Women of color in the pornography industry are paid half to three quarters of what white actresses tend to make.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Reddy Case: 10 Years On, Violence Against Women of Color Continues

by Debayani Kar on November 20 2009, 12:09PM

Violence against women of color is often reported out of context. The deeper social and economic injustices at work are overlooked. Today, a coalition including (partial list) Narika, ASATA (Alliance of South Asians Taking Action), South Asian Sisters, Asian Women’s…

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