I went to war in the Middle East. I know the haunting look in the eye of nurses battling COVID.

In the fall and winter of 2020, as COVID cases rose quickly and every day seemed…

The Supreme Court is wrong. Even children who kill don’t deserve life without parole.

No child should be sentenced to life in prison without parole even if they commit horrendous…

Police reformers should look to Boston Marathon bombing response eight years ago today

For us and so many others, it’s difficult to believe it’s been almost a decade. On…

This is America: No I don’t eat pork, but yes I’d love a glass (or five) of wine. Not all Muslims practice Islam the same

Me: “Can I get that with no bacon, please?” Unnamed person: “You don’t like bacon?” Me:…

Reparations is not about cutting a check. It’s about repairing a community.

Reparations are gaining ground, with measures passed in states including California, North Carolina and Vermont, and…

Here’s why Evanston, Ill.’s reparations aren’t reparations

EVANSTON, ILL. — I’m a Black woman and a fifth-generation Evanston resident. I was also the…

Every time I pull out my ID, I deadname myself. Transgender people can’t live like this.

I am 23 years old and I try not to do anything that requires any form…

Closing the racial wealth gap is a collective responsibility. Reparations are a solution.

The legacy of Indigenous harm and slavery in America created a series of crises. Police brutality…

Marijuana legalization: Too much cash and other problems Congress needs to resolve

The growing parade of states with legal marijuana continues to march forward, with New York, Virginia…

Wright, Nazario cases show we have a serious racial profiling problem

Here’s a troubling fact: Black and Latino drivers are stopped more often than white drivers, based…

Rep. Andy Levin: Here’s what Amazon got away with in union battle. Here’s how to change that.

I organized a congressional delegation to Bessemer, Alabama, last month to show solidarity with the Amazon…

Biden can deliver historic economic progress if he stands firm on raising corporate taxes

President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan, a signature part of his agenda to build an economy…

On Afghanistan, Biden decides a 20-year war is long enough and upsets all the right people

Joe Biden wants to do what no American president this century has been able to do.…

Withdrawing troops from Afghanistan: Biden’s unforced error puts America at risk

President Biden’s decision to bring home all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the 20-year anniversary of…

A civil rights win: Why people with disabilities now have better chance of landing a job

A year after the pandemic began, people with disabilities finally can obtain the tools and assistance…