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Ariz. Mom's Arrest Triggers Outpouring of Support

Ariz. Mom’s Arrest Triggers Outpouring of Support

by Carla Murphy on March 31 2014, 10:45AM

But, what about the other Shanesha Taylors?

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Mail Order Wombs: Outsourcing Birth to India

Mail Order Wombs: Outsourcing Birth to India

by Michelle Chen on June 15 2010, 10:10AM

So much of America’s economic activity takes place on faraway shores, from call centers in Mumbai to sweatshops in Shanghai. Still, you’d think that making a baby would be one job that’s hard to offshore. But today, for a fee,…

Topics: Global Affairs, Health

When An Immigrant Mom Gets Arrested

When An Immigrant Mom Gets Arrested

by Julianne Hing, Seth Wessler on July 1 2008, 12:00PM

More women—and their children—are getting trapped by the intersection of policies governing deportations, prisons and foster care.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Celebrity Colonialism

by Adam Elkus on March 1 2007, 12:00PM

From Madonna to Kate Moss, buying Africa is the latest trend among the famous.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Dientes Malos

by Daisy Hernandez on November 30 2006, 12:00PM

Dientes Malos

Topics: Arts & Culture

The Young Adult Boom

by Megan Izen on November 15 2006, 12:00PM

The potential of the young adult market has not gone unnoticed by famous writers. But it’s a mixed bag for teens of color.

Topics: Schools & Youth

The Welfare Nanny Diaries

by Rinku Sen on September 15 2006, 12:00PM

In a debate that revolves around the needs of parents and children, the woman who meets those needs sometimes gets lost.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Schools & Youth

Diamonds in the Rough

by Janine Macbeth on September 21 2005, 12:00PM

The search for socially responsible, multicultural children’s literature.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Beyond Bars

by Vanessa Huang on December 21 2004, 12:00PM

Community-Based Responses to Gender Violence

Topics: Criminal Justice

Activist Web

by Tammy Johnson on September 15 2003, 12:00PM

Rethinking Schools Online www.rethinkingschools.com This quarterly real-time education journal recently retooled their online presence into a readable site with bite. Full access to the publication’s content is a major plus to any progressive education activist. Columns such as ESEA Watch…

Topics: Arts & Culture, Schools & Youth

“Saved” By the System

by Akiba Solomon on September 15 2002, 12:00PM

Why are so many kids of color taken into the child welfare system? Akiba Solomon finds out what happened to one black family.

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Safety Net Sinking

by Gordon Hurd on June 15 2002, 12:00PM

Race & Recession

Topics: Health, Schools & Youth

Keeping Safe

by Andrea Smith on June 15 2002, 12:00PM

Native women mobilize their own coalition against domestic violence

Topics: Criminal Justice

Welfare Organizing at the Grassroots

by Nicole Davis on November 29 2000, 12:00PM

By making good on his promise to “end the welfare system as we know it,” President Clinton set off a resurgence of welfare rights organizing that this country has not seen since the 1960s. Most importantly, people on public assistance…

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Building Black-Brown Unity: Rhode Island’s Home Daycare Campaign

by Rinku Sen on June 10 1998, 12:00PM

Rinku Sen examines the Black-Latina dynamics in organizing publicly subsidized daycare providers in Rhode Island.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Schools & Youth

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