Black Women Are Black Panther's Mightiest Heroes

As more and more of the public flocks to theaters to catch a Black Panther screening, much of the conversation’s been dedicated to comparing and contrasting T’Challa and Killmonger’s opposing views on the role Wakanda should be playing—and should have played—outside of its borders. But the reality is that Black Panther…

Sybrina Fulton, Mother of Trayvon Martin, Says Not Enough Is Being Done to Save the Lives of Black Children, Considers Running for Office

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, who became an advocate for the Black Lives Matter movement after her son was senselessly slaughtered by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman five years ago in Sanford, Fla., says that not enough is being done to save the lives of black children who continue to die in…

Honor the Women Who Struggled and Died for Labor Rights By Continuing Their Fight

When a fire broke out on the ninth floor of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York in 1911, 146 garment workers died—123 of whom were women. In the wake of one of the deadliest workplace tragedies in American history, it was the women of the International Ladies Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU) who worked on the…

#StopSabal: Fight to Halt Natural Gas Pipeline in Minority Communities Could Be Next #NoDAPL 

The battle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota garnered major headlines last year as protesters gathered to stop the oil pipeline from endangering the water source of sacred tribal land. But in Florida, Georgia and Alabama, there is something happening that’s…