Protesters occupying the Florida Capitol in memory of Trayvon Martin want to change school policies that disproportionately suspend black students and often end in arrest.
North Carolina progressives suffered devastating setbacks during this year’s right-wing legislature. But they're ready to fight back.
GOP lawmakers are trying to turn the South’s most progressive election laws into the nation’s most restrictive. But will they win the battle and lose the war?
Granting citizenship to the children of undocumented immigrants separately makes the case for legalizing their parents more difficult.
While the administration has fiercely condemned persecution of gays and lesbians in Africa, it has stood silent on similar offenses in the former Soviet Union.
His latest column about the traveler website Airbnb mistakes desperation for innovation.
For some young, minority women, the economic downturn has reinforced more traditional living patterns.
Activists are back in court arguing that Pennsylvania's voter ID law still violates the state constitution. Expect to see similar arguments around the country.
Further thoughts on pathology and "black on black" crime.
What the Democrats’ mini-war on the filibuster is really about.
Opponents of same-sex marriage have long argued that allowing such unions will lead to marriages among more than two people and between adults who are related. They're right.
For some Millennials, the new economy looks a lot like the old one.
According to new polls, just over half of Americans like organized labor—but that’s still enough to make a real impact.
Obama's good intentions post-Newtown haven't been enough to fix our gun problem. So what's next for gun-control legislation?
Long at odds, UNITE HERE and the Hyatt chain reach a deal that will enable workers to unionize