Social Justice News
US Jews wrestle with arrest of Jew in bomb threats case
Jewish groups who warned of a surge in anti-Semitism had pointed to numerous bomb threats against Jewish community centers as the most dramatic example of the trend
Black Lives Matter groups joining forces with wage activists
A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces, planning protests around the country next month on the 49th anniversary of Martin Luther King's assassination
Parents empowered by Supreme Court ruling in special ed case
Parents of learning disabled students say a unanimous Supreme Court ruling will make it easier for them to insist on appropriate services for their children, and harder for the schools to say no
Ex-US Attorney Preet Bharara is joining NYU School of Law
Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is joining the New York University School of Law next month
Democratic Sen. Manchin holds town hall in West Virginia
ABC News' MaryAlice Parks talks to attendees at the event about what issues matter most to them.
Dustin Lance Black and Mary-Louise Parker dish on 'When We Rise'
We're here with mary-louise parker, and executive producer Dustin Lance black, their powerful new ABC miniseries "When we rise" traces the 50-year history of the gay rights movement. We'll show you a clip and in it a social activist is calling her sister to share some wedding news. Deanna and I are
The revival of Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
When Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf arrived earlier this month in Michigan for a speaking engagement, only a week had passed since President Trump announced a travel ban against immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The action had sparked international protests, a clash between the
In Chicago, Witnesses to Violence Turn to First Aid to Save Lives
On a chilly Saturday, 20 volunteers sat in a movie theater-turned-church located on Chicago ’s South Side, taking detailed notes on how to properly tie a tourniquet, take a pulse and stop the bleeding from a serious injury as part of the inaugural Chicago South Side Trauma First Responders Course .
A Place for Meditation in Politics?
Dan Harris takes '10% Happier' podcast on the road and chats with Rep. Tim Ryan about how he has implemented meditation in his life.
10 Empowering Quotes from Women's March on Washington
The Women's March on Washington took over the nation's capital Saturday. Celebrities, including America Ferrera , Ashley Judd , Scarlett Johansson and Alicia Keys were among those who fired up the crowd at the rally that kicked off the day's festivities. Activists Gloria Steinem , Janet Mock and