It has been a tumultuous time on college campuses nationwide when it comes to issues of race and diversity. Students in my "Race in America" class hav...
Enacted under the pretense of greater safety for women, oppressive abortion regulations are having a paradoxical effect: endangering American women.
I couldn't believe I was going to a music festival honoring the famous Billy Strayhorn at the Auditorium Theater of Roosevelt University in Chicago -- "Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn." It felt as if I was attending a homecoming of sorts.
For Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women to fight to end the stigma of racism, the court asks us to first prove that these cause harm. People of color often have to confront systems built by white people who do not value our pain the same as their own. This is especially true when it comes to racism itself.
As we reflect on the 13th Amendment, we are reminded that the struggle for justice will continue until we realize the vision of a free and just America for all.
I am not concerned about who is or isn't on the no fly list; lists can and are often wrong. But I do want to keep guns out of the hands of people who will abuse them. I'm not sure if a list created from unknown methods that has proven to be wrong on many occasions is a good way to achieve that.
James Baldwin, the late novelist, playwright, essayist, and civil rights activist was lost to cancer 28 years ago this week. Still, his timeless dia...
Whether it's calling women who exercise their reproductive rights "contract killers" or ignorantly proclaiming condoms as the only form of birth control worth worrying about, women continue to be disrespected, vilified and subject to horrific violence in the name of political debate.
In this original web series set in rural Virginia, Maybelle discovers herself for the first time and fights for the woman she loves.
You wouldn't know it because of the way we talk about mental health in this country -- the way we shame and mock each disorder, each symptom, each call for help. As a society, we have made a serious health condition something that is easier to hide than to address.
One wonders whatever happened to the vigor with which the rights of LGBT people was put on the international agenda a few years ago.
Deep in the Texas desert, some people say, if you look deep enough you can still see today, where Planned Parenthood once stood just as long as it could before somebody lifted women's rights away.
We need a real discussion around conscious reproduction and the termination of unwanted pregnancies.
Do you remember when the Republican Party was the "law and order" Party? Yet now we have the spectacle of the two leading contenders for the Republican nomination for President supporting the commission of crimes.
The criminalization of same-sex marriages violates the traditions of tolerance of the Kingdom, and Islamic values.
If we insist on requiring Muslims to disavow Islamist violence, it's fair also to ask conservative Americans to be honest and self-critical about the connections between our country's poisonous environment and domestic extremist violence.