Domestic Terrorism in the Age of Trump

Domestic Terrorism in the Age of Trump

Harassment, intimidation, and physical violence against religious and ethnic minorities is on the rise. And some experts worry the Trump administration is making things worse. The attack on a Portland commuter train by a knife-wielding white nationalist who was...
Women’s Health Is on the Chopping Block, Again

Women’s Health Is on the Chopping Block, Again

My nieces, who range in age from 17 to 25, grew up in a very different world from the one I knew coming of age in the 1970s. For their entire lives, abortion has been legal. And Planned Parenthood and other women’s clinics have served as a steadfast source of health...
This Man May Be Trump’s Most Dangerous Cabinet Pick

This Man May Be Trump’s Most Dangerous Cabinet Pick

President-elect Donald Trump recently picked Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as his nominee for U.S. attorney general, a position that leads the Department of Justice and serves as the top law enforcement officer for the country. But even a cursory look at Sessions’...
The Future of Civil Rights is Up To the Supreme Court

The Future of Civil Rights is Up To the Supreme Court

When 95-year-old Rosanell Eaton first registered to vote in the Jim Crow South, she was forced to pass a written literacy test and recite the preamble of the Constitution from memory. Seven decades after becoming one of the first African American voters in her county,...