Princess-India Alexander
Princess-India Alexander

Dyke marches show that pride is about more than rainbows, parades and white gay men

These marches — which are often held the same weekend as big Pride marches in several cities — boast community, inclusivity and unapologetic joy.

Patrisse Cullors talks BLM, police reform and why we need to support black trans women

“We have to follow the leadership of black trans women."

DA drops charges against Tatyana Hargrove, the black teen girl mistaken for a large, bald man

The police chief apologized to Hargrove and her family.

At #SafetyIs rally, dozens of people in New York City imagine a community free of police violence

In the Bronx, protesters imagine what safety and liberation looks like.

This transgender liberation rally reminds us that #TransLivesMatter

Their message? Black trans women deserve peace.

Gorgeous photo series shatters stereotypes about what it means to be beautiful

Zuly's tip: It's all a social construct.

Philando Castile’s mother supports Justine Damond’s family at march in Minneapolis

"We're just here to support the family," she said. "That's all."

It’s 2017 and companies are still describing products as “n*gger-brown”

Walmart's website was selling a third-party product with the descriptor, and people were outraged.

Fans of ‘Doctor Who’ celebrate as BBC announces that the 13th doctor will be a woman

Jodie Whittaker will be the first woman to play the role in the show's 54-year history.

Eric Garner’s daughter to police violence victims: “In 3 years they won’t give AF”

The DOJ still hasn't released information on its investigation about the Eric Garner case.

Amelia Earhart took the NYT to task for calling her by her husband’s name — and it worked

The flyer made sure she'd always be remember as Ms. Earhart.

Bakersfield, California, police arrest black teen girl mistaken for a large, bald black man

In a viral video, Tatyana Hargrove alleges that the officers punched and threw her to the ground as a K9 officer attacked her.

This Instagram account calls out Trump’s travel ban by posting adorable pics of #BannedGrandmas

And #GrandparentsNotTerrorists is their creed.

Ava DuVernay to direct Netflix mini-series about the Central Park Five

The five episode series will be released in 2019.

Gov. Mark Dayton asks for police training fund to be named after Philando Castile

Dayton hopes the fund will help remedy police-community relations.

Philando Castile: Timeline of events since the Minnesota man was fatally shot by Jeronimo Yanez

Thursday marks one year since Philando Castile was fatally shot by the St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer.

Chicago public schools to withhold diplomas if students don’t have job, college or military plans

Critics say the new requirement could hinder low-income students.

Alton Sterling: Timeline of events since the father of five was fatally shot by Baton Rouge police

Wednesday marks one year since Alton Sterling was fatally shot by Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police.

Seattle student fatally shot by police and 9 other stories you need to know this week

A roundup of news you might have missed this week, from Ray Tensing's mistrial to the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old student in Seattle.

Man spends five months on Rikers Island without knowing his bail was $2

Now Aitabdel Salem is suing both the city and his Legal Aid lawyers.