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Santa Fe Shooting 22nd School Shooting Since Parkland

By Ray Lowe

The Trump Administration Just Rolled Back Rights For Transgender Prisoners

By Jessica Chou

We Must Include Black Voices to Effect Real Change on Gun Control

By Staff

Are LA hospitals really dumping homeless patients on the streets?

By Carla Green

At the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C., the Youth Vote Calls for Action

By Alessandra Codinha

Harsher Weed Policies Make Us Less Safe

By Staff

The South Carolina Senate Voted To Outlaw Almost All Abortions

By Amelia Harnish

Arizona Lawmakers Pass 20% Raise for Teachers After 5 Days of Strikes

By Bob Christie

Trump's March 5 DACA Deadline Is Here and There's Still No Resolution for Dreamers

By Staff

Why 300 Women In Tech Got A Massive Influx Of Twitter Followers This Weekend

By Erika Stalder

Starbucks Apologizes For Racial Profiling Incident

By Alyssa Coscarelli

GoFundMe figures reveal thousands rely on site to avoid homelessness

By Erin Mccormick

People Are Wearing Red for Equal Pay Day. Here's Why

By Jennifer Calfas

Study: Plastic Waste in the Pacific Is Getting Worse

By Laignee Barron

ERPO Laws Gain Traction in the Gun Control Debate Post-Parkland

By Staff

Thousands Flee as Syrian Troops Advance on Eastern Ghouta

By Casey Quackenbush

Facebook Has 'Determining' Role in Rohingya Violence: U.N.

By Eli Meixler

Michelle Obama Talks To R29 About The Power Of Girls' Education

By Ray Lowe

Why International Women's Day Is March 8: A Radical Reason

By Suyin Haynes

Ben Carson's housing agency drops pledge to end housing discrimination

By Erin Mccormick

A Powerfully Articulate OpEd on Gun Control From a Parkland High School Student

By The Darling Team

Senate Bill Does Not Address Gun Control

By Ray Lowe

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Santa Fe Shooting 22nd School Shooting Since Parkland

By Ray Lowe

The Trump Administration Is Trying Yet Again To Defund Planned Pa...

The rule makes it so clinics have to choose: stop providing abortions, or losing crucial funding for providing low-cost birth control to low-income


The Trump Administration Just Rolled Back Rights For Transgender Prisoners

By Jessica Chou

€œIt€™s well documented that transgender people are at heightened risk of violence and heightened risk of sexual violence when they are incarcerated,€ Levi says. €œThere are a number of cases I€™ve worked on where transgender women have been improperly housed in men€™s facilities and the result is, as you would...


We Must Include Black Voices to Effect Real Change on Gun Control

By Staff

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This is an opinion piece by Matthew Kincaid, the founder of Overcoming Racism , an organization that seeks to build more equitable institutions through comprehensive race and equity training.

In the wake of the Parkland school massacre, the world has been in awe of how a group of...


Are LA hospitals really dumping homeless patients on the streets?

By Carla Green

With homelessness rising and shelter beds scarce, healthcare facilities are accused of abandoning people in Skid Row following treatment

Two days before Valentine€™s Day, Santiago Tarver collapsed at a homeless women€™s center in Los Angeles€™s Skid Row. He lay on the ground convulsing as staff members called an ambulance, which took...


At the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C., the Youth Vote Calls for Action

By Alessandra Codinha

€œCan you fit a bulletproof vest under your prom dress?€ €œWhy is my body more policed than a gun?€ At the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C. the posters proffered by protesters ranged from the plaintive (€œHow many more?€ €œProtect kids, not guns.€) to the tongue-in-cheek (€œThe 2nd Amendment...


Harsher Weed Policies Make Us Less Safe

By Staff

The War on Drugs narrative that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has revived like a zombie is an antiquated set of policies that ignores decades of research. Sessions has said that marijuana is almost as dangerous as heroin, that good people don€™t smoke pot, and that he thought the KKK were...


The South Carolina Senate Voted To Outlaw Almost All Abortions

By Amelia Harnish

After the Senate had been debating "dismemberment" abortions for two days €” complete with gruesome demonstrations €” Hutto decided to give Republicans a chance to vote for the bill they really want. €œIf you want to vote on it, this is your vote," Hutto said, according to The State. "If...


Arizona Lawmakers Pass 20% Raise for Teachers After 5 Days of Strikes

By Bob Christie

(PHOENIX) €” Arizona lawmakers pulled an all-nighter Thursday to enact a budget that provides big raises for many of the state€™s striking teachers, potentially ending the five-day walkout that kept more than a million public school students out of the classroom.

The Senate passed the pay raises just before dawn, and...


Trump's March 5 DACA Deadline Is Here and There's Still No Resolution for Dreamers

By Staff

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March 5: It€™s a date that€™s been imprinted on the minds of Dreamers since exactly six months ago, when President Trump arbitrarily set it as the day DACA protections would begin to unravel unless Congress came up with a legislative version of the policy. The time is now,...


Why 300 Women In Tech Got A Massive Influx Of Twitter Followers This Weekend

By Erika Stalder

Lee didn't choose anyone on the list on the basis of their follower count or influence alone. This helped her sidestep a common problem: The echo chambers that tend to form online because people follow their friends and and individuals with public status whose views align with their own. During...


Starbucks Apologizes For Racial Profiling Incident

By Alyssa Coscarelli

Johnson wrote in his statement that Starbucks wants to €œreassure you that Starbucks stands firmly against discrimination or racial profiling.€ With Americans focused on the actions of a polarizing commander-in-chief and the continual reports of Black men and women dying at the hands of the police, the incident could not...


GoFundMe figures reveal thousands rely on site to avoid homelessness

By Erin Mccormick

There have been nearly 300,000 GoFundMe campaigns in the US related to homelessness over the last three years. Some see it as a sign of a broken social system and dwindling options for those in need

Dave Schulman€™s long decline toward homelessness began 18 years ago, when, as a reserve police...


People Are Wearing Red for Equal Pay Day. Here's Why

By Jennifer Calfas

There€™s a reason why your coworkers are wearing red on Tuesday €” and it has to do with Equal Pay Day.

Employees advocating for an end to the gender wage gap are wearing red in honor of Equal Pay Day on Tuesday, April 10. For supporters, red symbolizes how women are...


Study: Plastic Waste in the Pacific Is Getting Worse

By Laignee Barron

Around 1.8 trillion bits of plastic waste have accumulated along a single stretch of the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and California, an exponential increase since the 1970s, a new study shows.

Plastic debris typically collects in one of five €œpatches€ around the world. The largest such repository, known as the Great...


ERPO Laws Gain Traction in the Gun Control Debate Post-Parkland

By Staff

In 1998, a disgruntled employee in Connecticut shot and killed four of his bosses. The incident was highly publicized€”the shooter reportedly chased the company€™s president into a parking lot before killing him€”and in 1999, the state became the first in the country to give law enforcement the legal authority to...


Thousands Flee as Syrian Troops Advance on Eastern Ghouta

By Casey Quackenbush

Thousands of civilians fled a town in Syria€™s Eastern Ghouta Thursday as government forces advanced on the rebel-held enclave. It€™s the largest exodus since the government ramped up its effort to take back the area, BBC reports.

More than 12,000 people escaped Hamouria, a town outside the capital, Damascus, after government...


Facebook Has 'Determining' Role in Rohingya Violence: U.N.

By Eli Meixler

A U.N. fact-finding mission has highlighted the role of social media networks, and Facebook in particular, in fueling hate speech against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar, telling the U.N. Human Rights Council this week that €œincitement to violence€ is €œrampant€ and €œunchecked.€

Reuters reports that in an interim submission to the...


Michelle Obama Talks To R29 About The Power Of Girls' Education

By Ray Lowe

MO: €œMy best advice to girls, including my own daughters, is do not be afraid to fail. So often, our own fear of failure is the thing that keeps us back. We think we have to be perfect, that if we make even the tiniest mistake, it€™s a catastrophe. That€™s...


Why International Women's Day Is March 8: A Radical Reason

By Suyin Haynes

As people around the world celebrate International Women€™s Day on Thursday €” an annual March 8 observance €” countries from Kyrgyzstan to Cambodia will officially honor women€™s rights and achievements across the political, economic, social and cultural spheres. The day has been designated as an official United Nations observance since...


Ben Carson's housing agency drops pledge to end housing discrimination

By Erin Mccormick

Department removes from its mission statement promises to build €˜inclusive€™ communities €˜free from discrimination€™

The US housing department, helmed by the former neurosurgeon Ben Carson, has proposed a new mission statement in which the pledge to build €œinclusive€ communities €œfree from discrimination€ is removed.

The proposal comes just two weeks after the...


A Powerfully Articulate OpEd on Gun Control From a Parkland High School Student

By The Darling Team

The act of violence leaves us stunned; we hear of another mass shooting, the lives lost, the anger and brokenness behind an action so senseless and immediately the questions start filling in the gaps.

Although Darling is a platform primarily for conversations around and for women, sometimes conversations and events arise...


Senate Bill Does Not Address Gun Control

By Ray Lowe

Complicating things further, President Donald Trump has not been exactly clear about what he wants from Congress , which is especially confusing for members of his own party. Last week, he evinced emphatic support for comprehensive gun control measures €” even at the expensive of due process €” in a...