When measured by the blunt calculus of mortality, being black in the U.S. is a killer.
Two men living with HIV share their personal stories of keeping well in a world in which the average black man dies far younger than the nation overall.
It's been a long year full of despair--but there's also been plenty of hope!
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by Miriam Zoila Pérez on January 22 2015, 10:00AM
As we celebrate the 42nd year of Roe v. Wade, the capstone of the reproductive rights movement, another movement dominated by people of color enters its third decade: reproductive justice. Here the six major differences between the fight for reproductive rights and the struggle for reproductive justice.
Topics: Gender & Sexuality
by Aura Bogado on January 20 2015, 7:00AM
Latino-owned stores seem to be disappearing in L.A.’s Highland Park at an alarming rate. Aura Bogado reflects on race, ownership, class and change in this quickly gentrifying neighborhood.
by Jamilah King on December 18 2014, 11:00AM
More and more elite athletes are making symbolic statements about police violence against black people. It’s up to us to listen.
by Julianne Hing on December 15 2014, 7:00AM
Amidst protests around the nation, Los Angeles takes one step forward on police accountability.
Topics: Criminal Justice