by Yvonne Yen Liu on June 10 2011, 9:49AM
The state’s historic new universal health care system will cover the undocumented workers who toil in dangerous isolation to keep Vermont’s farms in business.
by Asraa Mustufa on June 8 2011, 1:42PM
But with such a remarkable life story, should so much of the focus be based on her size?
by Akiba Solomon on June 3 2011, 10:37AM
Even after federal intervention, Hoosier State Republicans stand by their vendetta against Planned Parenthood. Now, guess who’s really paying the price.
by Julianne Hing on June 3 2011, 10:15AM
Black women across the world are still fighting for access to potentially livesaving treatments.
by Thoai Lu on June 2 2011, 1:47PM
A new profile in the Washington Post reveals the deeply personal bond that drives one woman’s inspiration tale.
by Asraa Mustufa on June 2 2011, 3:30AM
A new infrographic from Amnesty International shows that low-income and women of color are more likely to die from pregnancy related causes.
by Rod McCullom on May 26 2011, 9:42AM
Recent weeks have witnessed a series of striking advancements in developing a vaccine for the 30-year-old epidemic that’s ravaging black neighborhoods.
by Akiba Solomon on May 20 2011, 12:20PM
In its lust for a salacious scoop, Rupert Murdoch’s chronically race-baiting tabloid has made both the alleged victim and her community into the villains.
by Rod McCullom on May 19 2011, 10:27AM
A new study finally proves “treatment as prevention” remarkably slows HIV’s spread. But huge numbers of black people living with HIV don’t know they are positive and aren’t in treatment.
by Kai Wright on April 21 2011, 11:15AM
The Mississippi governor will be among the most serious 2012 GOP contenders, and that’s troubling.
by Miriam Zoila Pérez on April 12 2011, 10:12AM
The U.S. ranks behind 40 other countries in terms of maternal mortality, despite spending the most money per capita on health care.
by Mary Agnes Carey on April 6 2011, 10:41AM
Both African Americans and Latinos depend heavily upon the programs for access to health care.
by Jorge Rivas on March 29 2011, 11:37AM
Life Always takes its genocide meme to another, more shameless, level.
by Akiba Solomon on March 28 2011, 9:34AM
Six big players to mind as the right’s effort to target women of color in the anti-abortion movement builds.
by LaShieka Purvis Hunter on March 28 2011, 7:00AM
The Memphis pastor’s congregation has been among the leaders in moving the black church from a problem to an asset in the fight against HIV.
by Shani O. Hilton on March 23 2011, 4:59PM
They’re also the ones who stand to lose the most if the GOP effort to repeal or defund it succeeds.
by Jorge Rivas on March 23 2011, 1:18PM
The actress was one of the first public personas willing to discuss the epidemic, and did so until her death.