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Voting in Alabama May Have Gotten Even More Difficult for Black Residents

It’s hard not to see this decision to eliminate 31 driver’s license satellite offices as intentionally burdening already-burdened people.

It’s hard not to see this decision to eliminate 31 driver’s license satellite offices as intentionally burdening already-burdened people.

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Advocates Push Bail Reform to Stop ‘Penalizing People for Being Poor’

A new free, downloadable book explains the changes in Colorado law, and it emphasizes that certain practices, such as using a formula to set bail based on types of crimes, are flat-out unconstitutional.

A new free, downloadable book explains the changes in Colorado law, and it emphasizes that certain practices, such as using a formula to set bail based on types of crimes, are flat-out unconstitutional.

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How New York City’s Treatment of Sex Workers Continues to Harm Us

Advocates from the Red Umbrella Project rally in New York City against the Human Trafficking Intervention Courts.

In fall of 2013, the State of New York established the Human Trafficking Intervention Courts to change the way courts handled those arrested for prostitution. But I know firsthand that using this model can still cause violence to sex workers, because we don’t need treatment.

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Blanca Borrego and the Reproductive Oppression of Immigrant Women

The Texas Latina's arrest, which took place in the middle of a doctor's visit, is about so much more than immigration policy.

The Texas Latina’s arrest, which took place in the middle of a doctor’s visit, is about so much more than immigration policy.

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‘It Made Me Feel Like I Wasn’t Human’: Ahmed Mohamed on Being Arrested for a Homemade Clock

Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was interrogated and sent to a juvenile detention center for bringing a homemade clock to his high school on Monday. He was later released to his parents. In response, individuals on social media have shown support for Mohamed with the #IStandWithAhmed hashtag, which has continued a conversation about Islamophobia and racism.

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Business School Faculty Call for National Paid Family Leave

In what paid leave advocates called an unprecedented move, more than 200 business school faculty members from 88 leading institutions signed a letter urging Congress to pass national paid family leave.

In what paid leave advocates called an unprecedented move, more than 200 business school faculty members from 88 leading institutions signed a letter urging Congress to pass national paid family leave.

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The History of Mass Incarceration in the Black Community

Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent at The Atlantic, explains the complex history of Black male incarceration in the United States’ criminal justice system. Read Coates’ cover story on Black criminality here.

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Brewing Hatred: Coors Beer Company Markets to Women, Latinos, LGBTQ Communities as Coors Family Attacks Their Rights

As women, the LGBTQ community, and Latinos gain political and consumer power, Coors and its competitors have scrambled to target these groups. But the family behind the company continues to pump millions of dollars into powerful anti-choice, anti-immigrant organizations.

As women, the LGBTQ community, and Latinos gain political and consumer power, Coors and its competitors have scrambled to target these groups. But the family behind the company continues to pump millions of dollars into powerful anti-choice, anti-immigrant organizations.

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How Sex Workers’ Rights Made the Mainstream

When law enforcement targets sex workers and the websites they use, mainstream outlets and organizations tend to give them a pass. But with the raid on Rentboy.com, that script has flipped.

When law enforcement targets sex workers and the websites they use, mainstream outlets and organizations tend to give them a pass. But with the raid on Rentboy.com, that script has flipped.

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Lawsuit: Mormon Fundamentalist Church Used Child Labor to Harvest Pecans

"For years, these employers have trampled on the rights of workers, both children and adults, and violated our child labor laws forcing minors to work for them,” Wage and Hour Division Administrator David Weil said in a statement.

“For years, these employers have trampled on the rights of workers, both children and adults, and violated our child labor laws forcing minors to work for them,” Wage and Hour Division Administrator David Weil said in a statement.

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