Cyntoia Brown, R. Kelly and the Refusal to Recognize Black and Brown Female Victims

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Cyntoia Brown said she was forced into prostitution when she…

After the ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Documentary, #MeToo Has Finally Returned to Black Girls

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“I didn’t value the accusers’ stories because they were…

24 Native Americans, most of them women, went missing last year. Two senators doing something about it.

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Across the Western US, Native American women are falling victim…

If You Care About Cyntoia Brown, You Should Know Chrystul Kizer's Name

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The first reports of the murder were breathless and scandalized:…

Cyntoia Brown is going home. We can't go back to business as usual

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When news broke on Monday that Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam…

Sex Trafficking Victim Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency After 15 Years in Prison

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Cyntoia Brown, a sex-trafficking victim who was sentenced to…

Two Native women in Congress isn't enough to end the systemic violence Native girls face

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A shifting power balance on the Capitol — including the first…

Nebraska Native American girl: I am expected to stay quiet

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If I asked you to tell me about yourself, about who you are,…

Native American Women Are Disappearing. Why Is Nothing Being Done?

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Native American women and girls are vanishing across the county.…

Fight for Cyntoia Brown's freedom continues

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Celebrities are using their star power in support of a Tennessee…

Education Dept. Safety Report Recommends Ending Discipline Policies That Protect Students Of Color

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A federal commission headed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos…

The girl who died in Border Patrol custody was healthy before she arrived, father says

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The 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in U.S. Border Patrol…

Tennessee Governor Considering Clemency for Cyntoia Brown

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam said on Monday that he is carefully…

How To Help Cyntoia Brown, A Sex Trafficking Victim Who Was Sentenced To Life In Prison As A Teen

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Cyntoia Brown was 16 years old when she was convicted of first-degree…

Smashing the patriarchy: leading and learning from girl activists

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It is so often in this world that decisions are made about girls…

14 and Alone: The Girls Risking Everything to Get to America

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Singing happily into the wind, 14-year-old Karla Vazquez looks…

A New Study on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Highlights Challenges

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An alarming number of Indigenous women and girls disappear or…

"He Just Pulled a Gun On Us": Racist White Man Confronted by Muslim Girls

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The scene at a Minnesota McDonald's could've turned out a lot…

In Solidarity We Rise: Call for Proposals

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National Crittenton invites proposals for a national gathering…

Hateful Notes found in Muslim Girl’s bin at Elementary School According to Superintendent

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uthorities in Framingham are investigating a potential hate crime…

Study of missing and murdered Indigenous women highlights police data failures

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A landmark report from the Seattle Indian Health Board’s Urban…

They Were Stopped at the Texas Border. Their Nightmare Had Only Just Begun.

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The Border Patrol agent, she remembers, was calm when he tied…

Disproportionate Suspensions of Students of Color Addressed in Virginia

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Black girls and other girls of color are more likely to be suspended…

So, Here’s the Thing About Young Black Girls Who Only Play With White Dolls

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Research confirms that brown skin girls that only play with white…

Minnesota’s Young Muslim Girls Can Finally See Themselves in Congress

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It was in Mrs. Gray’s fourth grade class that I was asked for…

I Stayed Silent Because Black Girls and Women Aren’t Listened To

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“The Senate confirms Judge Brett Kavanaugh.” My Uber driver…

A Florida Officer Punched a 14-Year-Old Girl. That Type of Violence is Not Uncommon.

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A Florida police department is defending its officers after a…

#SayHerName: Florida Police Viciously Beat 14-Year-Old Black Girl for ‘Resisting Arrest’

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Though the modern narrative on police brutality tends to focus…

‘Queen talk’: Pittsburgh Black Women and Girls Describe How They Navigate the World

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They are forced into either conforming or they are pushed out…

Listen to Black girls. They Know What They Need Best.

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I knew the purpose of the 3rd Annual Equity Summit, hosted by…