Issues / Human Rights
Emmett Till's mother brought awareness to America's failed, racist justice system over 60 years ago. Today, mothers are still at the forefront of the fight for justice for their children and all children.
A Supreme Court decision over a stop and search case makes it easier for illegal police searches to suddenly become legal—and that has an effect on Black and Brown people.
From Orlando to Washington, a culture of fear and bigotry is taking hold of this country. We can stop it together.
G4S, where Omar Mateen worked as a security guard, profits from both U.S. border militarization and the Israeli occupation.
And he called them out fearlessly.
Black Americans will never trust the police without serious measures to reduce police violence and improve accountability.
After decades of persistence from key lawyers, Chile's Supreme Court has asked the U.S. government to extradite three former Chilean secret police agents in connection with the murder of United Nations diplomat Carmelo Soria in Chile in July 1976. All three of these men were also involved in the Letelier-Moffitt assassination.
While society catches up with science, we need legal protections to stop discrimination and violence against people who identify as transgender.
Today we mourn. Tomorrow we continue his work.
An emerging grassroots, family-based movement, sustained by the love of mothers across the nation, reminds us that mothers are leaders as well as nurturers, teachers as well as advocates.