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The GOP continues its fight against reproductive justice with new bill.

North Carolina’s anti-gay “bathroom bill” has been the center of a lot of controversy this year — and “The Daily Show” decided to put the bill to the test. The state’s discriminatory HB2 bill, which was passed in March, restricts transgender people from using the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity and also allows businesses […]

Like most animal advocates (and anyone with a heart), we're totally disappointed in the rush judgment.

Take a moment to celebrate our four-legged friends following Montreal's ban on pit bull and pit bull-like dogs.

Take a moment to celebrate our four-legged friends following Montreal's ban on pit bull and pit bull-like dogs.

It’ll interest you to know there’s new legislation in NYC… According to new reports, bars in the city can no longer refuse alcohol to pregnant women. This past Friday, the New York City Human Rights Commission released new guidelines to “eliminate discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace and out in public.”  PEOPLE reports: “Unlawful […]

You’ve hit the streets. You’ve carried picket signs. You’ve joined choruses “No Justice, No Peace,” “I Can’t Breathe,” and even “Fight the Power.” You were angered…

Do you live in one of the states without racial profiling laws? A new report from the NAACP finds out that 20 states don’t have laws…

Way to go, California! The state’s buildings are finally kicking the Civil War-era relic to the curb. Beginning in 2015, Confederate flag will no longer…

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Another black man in charge! Wendell E. Pritchett, the current chancellor of Rutgers University- Camden, has been named the interim dean of the University of…

Last we heard from R&B singing sensation Miguel, he was delivering the legdrop of doom to an unsuspecting fan at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. Earlier this morning, he was arrested in Los Angeles for drunk driving. He blew a .11, which is over the .o8 legal limit. He’s scheduled to appear in next month.

They are starting younger and younger. DC police are looking for a 12-year-old armed robbery suspect who allegedly stuck up a man at gun point…