A Texas woman shows a picture of her 21-year-old son, who has been incarcerated during the pandemic.
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For the 6.5 million Americans who have an incarcerated family member, COVID-19 has made an already stressful situation much worse by drastically limiting communication and raising fears of death.
Just because a space is hyper-sexualised doesn't mean consent doesn't matter. In fact, it becomes even more important that everyone understands and observes agreed boundaries.
The U.S. white majority is shrinking.
By 2050, the majority of Americans will not be white. That future is already on its way here – just look at the demographics of kids ages 10 and under.
Homicide has gradually declined over three decades.
Since 1990, the homicide rate has declined by 20%. Researchers are still figuring out what's behind the trend: increased incarceration, improvements in the economy or even aging populations.
El número de migrantes mexicanos cayó durante la crisis.
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El volumen de ciudadanos mexicanos que migran a Estados Unidos cayó un 53% entre 2003 y 2017.
The number of Mexican migrants fell during the economic recession.
The volume of migration to the US from Mexico dropped 53% between 2003 and 2017.
Fans take photos of adult film actress Ange Venus at the Adult Video News Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas.
There's a strand of radical feminist thought that claims porn causes misogyny. So four researchers decided to test this idea – and descended on a porn expo to study the beliefs of the male attendees.
The non-Hispanic white population is not growing as quickly as other groups in the U.S.
By 2050, the US will be a 'majority-minority' country, with white non-Hispanics making up less than half of the total population.
Virginia Delegate Chris Hurst, a Democrat, at a Mountain Valley Pipeline protest before he took office.
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Whether they aim to stop pipelines in Virginia or block Pacific Northwest export terminals, organizers are trying to 'keep it in the ground' to save the climate.
Consumers often distrust mission-driven groups that earn profits.
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People may initially assume the worst when they encounter for-profit companies with social missions. What can these social ventures with good intentions do to gain people’s support?
The public must prepare to stand up for a free press, and against online censorship and surveillance.
Getting out the message: environmental activists seized on the Keystone XL pipeline as a symbol.
Activists can rightfully claim some credit for the Obama's decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. How did they do it?
Students of color are more likely to be suspended.
Students of color are subjected to harsher disciplinary measures. Are schools doing enough to check this practice?
Pitching injuries are on the rise.
Good pitching technique is often debated, but there may be subtle 'tells' in a pitcher's motion that indicate increased stress on the joints.