Brianna Provenzano
Brianna Provenzano
Reporter, Hype
55m ago

New Yorkers rally against Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant families

“It’s not about raising awareness. We’re done with that.”

8h ago

UN human rights chief joins growing chorus against Trump’s family separation policy

“The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable,” Hussein said.
June 18, 2018

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says policy of separating migrant families is not child abuse

“Everyone is subject to prosecution," Nielsen said at the White House press briefing Monday.
June 16, 2018

Inside the ACLU’s efforts to stop the Trump administration’s family separation policy

The Trump administration is separating families at the border as part of a broad crackdown on immigration, but the ACLU is suing to put a stop to the practice altogether.
June 13, 2018

Trump administration reportedly eyeing tent cities to house migrant children

Department of Health and Human Services officials will reportedly scout the Fort Bliss Army base near El Paso, Texas, as a potential location to temporarily house between 1,000 and 5,000 children.
June 7, 2018

Trump’s policy separating kids at border can cause lifelong trauma — we already know this from WWII

When it comes to the long-term psychological effects of forced separation, the science is clear — and professionals want the Trump administration to know how harmful they can be.

June 5, 2018

David Hogg’s Florida home surrounded by law enforcement after prank call

Hogg, who is currently in Washington, D.C., with his mother to receive the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, was not home at the time of the incident.
June 4, 2018

March for Our Lives leaders plan a “get out the vote” summer bus tour

The Parkland teens are hitting the road this summer, and they've got NRA-backed politicians in their crosshairs.
June 1, 2018

Team Enough, a youth-led gun reform coalition, wants to take the 2018 midterms by storm

Team Enough is a diverse, intersectional coalition of young people that wants to mobilize voters for the 2018 midterms — and NRA lackeys should be scared.
May 30, 2018

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott calls for armed teachers in wake of Santa Fe mass shooting

Abbott's plan calls for expanding active shooter training and arming teachers, but would do little to reduce the actual number of gun sales in Texas.
May 23, 2018

A Kentucky teacher defeated a prominent lawmaker in the state’s GOP primary just weeks after strike

House Majority Floor Leader Jonathan Shell lost the Republican primary for the state's 71st House District to R. Travis Brenda, a math teacher and political newcomer in the state.

May 23, 2018

Amid wave of teacher strikes, Democrats unveil new plan to restore education funding

The plan would redirect $100 billion in federal dollars toward restoring funding for education.
May 22, 2018

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to hold roundtables on gun reform, and gun groups are cautiously optimistic

“We want to hear from parents, we want to hear from students, we want to hear from educators, we want to hear from concerned citizens,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said.
May 18, 2018

Suspect named in Texas high school shooting, as many as 10 dead

The high school near Houston was placed on lockdown Friday following a reported shooting.
May 16, 2018

North Carolina teachers rally by the thousands for higher wages and more education funding

On Wednesday, North Carolina teachers rallied in Raleigh, North Carolina, for fair wages in increased state spending on education.
May 14, 2018

As North Carolina’s legislature prepares to reconvene, teachers plan to walk out

“This is the first time in North Carolina that teachers have come together as one group, and in one voice said that this is enough.”

May 11, 2018

“A big mistake”: AT&T CEO issues mea culpa over hiring of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

“Our company has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons these last few days, and our reputation has been damaged.”
May 10, 2018

In Colorado, a “union town” rallies around striking teachers — regardless of politics

“We’re going to take this as long as it takes. The ball is in the district’s court — they can end this strike whenever they want."
May 9, 2018

Over 10,000 California students are demanding free tuition — and it’s working

Americans have wracked up $1.4 trillion dollars in student loan debt and undergrads face crippling food insecurity to go to college. The student group Rise is saying it's time for free tuition.
May 3, 2018

Arizona teachers: Salary raises won’t fix classrooms with cockroaches

“In the end, education lost out to the greed of the legislators who have obvious conflicts of interest."