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  • #PolishStonewall: LGBTQ Activists Are Rallying...
    by Madeline Roache and Suyin Haynes on August 12, 2020 at 12:45 am

    As LGBTQ activist Malgorzata Szutowicz, sits in solitary confinement for a fourth day in the city of Plock, central Poland, hundreds of people across the country are protesting in her name. On Friday, Margo, as she is more commonly known, was placed in pre-trial detention for two months, on charges of assaulting a driver of…

  • What Kamala Harris Means For Joe Biden’s...
    by Molly Ball and Charlotte Alter on August 11, 2020 at 10:53 pm

    In selecting Kamala Harris as his running mate, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden did more than make history by putting the first Black woman and first Asian-American on a major national ticket. He all but anointed an heir, positioning Harris as the future standard bearer of a party in transition. Biden announced the selection in…

  • Want to Support Black Students? Invest in Black...
    by Erica Hines and Michael Hines on August 11, 2020 at 8:45 pm

    Growing up with Black teachers as mothers, we lived in households where discussions of education were ever-present, involved and sometimes, to our annoyance as children, inescapable. Both of our moms spent their years in the classroom fighting to replace outdated and racially biased curricula, clashing with colleagues who substituted punishment for pedagogy, particularly when dealing…

  • Joe Biden Taps California Sen. Kamala Harris as...
    by KATHLEEN RONAYNE and WILL WEISSERT / AP on August 11, 2020 at 8:32 pm

    Biden named Harris as his running mate Tuesday, selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket

  • ‘Every Girl Has to Learn How to Code.’ Reshma...
    by Mariah Espada on August 11, 2020 at 8:28 pm

    As the coronavirus pandemic deepened and students across the U.S. were forced to learn from home without WiFi or reliable devices, Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani saw an opportunity: to teach more girls how to code. “More so than ever before, every girl has to learn how to code,” said Saujani during a Time100…