Planned Parenthood’s Pennsylvania Chapter Rocked by Racism Claims

It has also, in the eyes of some reproductive rights advocates, made some serious missteps. This spring, Planned Parenthood of Pennsylvania PAC chose to endorse Adam Ravenstahl, a state representative who only recently decided to vote in favor of abortion rights, over a woman candidate who had always supported them. Later in the cycle, the […]

For Black workers, an unwelcome workplace focus on their hair

As high-profile corporations such as Nike and Twitter publicly denounce racism following the Black Lives Matter protests, companies are also looking to update their internal policies and weed out anti-bias language, said Drexel University law professor Wendy Greene. UPS welcoming natural hair is just one example of that, she said. 

California moves toward policing changes, but activists hoped for far more

A bill to strip the badges from police officers who break the law and eliminate their legal immunity for killing a suspect ultimately died in the Legislature without ever getting a vote. Lawmakers also shelved a bill prompted by Floyd’s death that would have required police officers to intervene when their colleagues use excessive force. […]

Four French police officers are charged with vicious beating of black music producer that was caught on camera and sparked days of rioting

The controversy over the law and police violence is developing into another crisis for the government as President Emmanuel Macron confronts the pandemic, its economic fallout and a host of problems on the international stage.

Policy center calls for new lawmakers to make diverse hires

This year, Senate Democrats reported seven senators had staffs that were more than 50 percent nonwhite. Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerBiden budget pick sparks battle with GOP Senate Policy center calls for new lawmakers to make diverse hires Dangerously fast slaughter speeds are putting animals, people at greater risk during COVID-19 crisis MORE (D-N.J.) had the […]