by Nia King on March 11 2013, 8:16AM
Are New York’s controversial new ads to stop teen pregnancy racist? Colorlines readers sound off.
by Jamilah King on March 6 2013, 9:22AM
Featuring heart-tugging images of toddlers, a new multiracial ad campaign links teen pregnancy to financial strain, heartbreak, fatherlessness and undereducated children. Reproductive justice activists call the tough-love message counterproductive.
by Jorge Rivas on February 15 2013, 12:01PM
The Navajo Nation is on its way to becoming the first tribe to manage its own federally funded medicaid program.
by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2013, 5:01PM
State officials say they only cut programs that were also available through other federally funded programs but acknowledged some residents will lose care:
by Nia King on January 28 2013, 9:03AM
Readers sound off on the policing of people of color everywhere, from the streets to between the sheets.
by Jorge Rivas on January 23 2013, 4:57PM
Asian American women ages 65 and older had a higher suicide rate - 6.5 per 100,000 - than any other racial or ethnic group.
by Jorge Rivas on January 22 2013, 2:18PM
A new study of health records from California found the rate of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rose dramatically between 2001 and 2010.
by Samara Azam-Yu on January 22 2013, 8:48AM
On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Samara Azam-Yu reflects on helping her peers deal with the complex, messy realities of reproductive health in a world without equity.
by Nia King on January 22 2013, 8:31AM
Colorlines readers responds to the White House’s proposals to prevent gun violence.
by Seth Freed Wessler on January 17 2013, 8:52AM
There’s scant evidence of a link between mental illness and violence. Still, advocates say, the mental health system desperately needs more resources and attention.
by Jorge Rivas on November 30 2012, 4:04PM
In 2010, of the estimated 47,500 new HIV infections, 12,200 were among youths.
by Jorge Rivas on November 28 2012, 3:36PM
Every year World AIDS Day events take place across the country to raise awareness and show support for people living with HIV.
by Jorge Rivas on November 27 2012, 3:58PM
At least three AIDS activists were arrested on Tuesday after they and other naked demonstrators briefly took over House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) to protest budget cuts to health care services.
by Jorge Rivas on November 21 2012, 3:24PM
“Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts says she’s doing better everyday.
by Jorge Rivas on October 26 2012, 3:28PM
A DREAMactivist.org petition is urging ICE to immediately release and end deportation proceedings for a 27-year-old HIV-positive DREAMer that was held in a Florida detention center without medical care.
by Akiba Solomon on October 11 2012, 9:54AM
Poor and uninsured women of color are starting to feel the results after two years of relentless attacks on family planning infrastructure. Akiba Solomon reports from Texas.