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Ben Carson: Abortion Is Like Slavery
2016 Presidential candidate would love to see Roe v. Wade overturned....


Democrat Carl Heastie Elected Speaker of New York Assembly
Carl Heastie is the New York Assembly's first Black leader....


Planned Parenthood Praises Shonda Rhimes' Scandal Abortion Story
"We hope those in Congress are taking note," they said....


Missouri GOP Lawmaker Creates Abortion Bill Requiring Father's Consent
State Representative Rick Brattin says "legitimate rape" and incest would be the only exceptions....


Fact Check: Most Abortion Clinics Are Not in Communities of Color
Less than one in ten clinics are in Black neighborhoods....


Obama Says Pope Is 'Shaking Us Out of Complacency'
The president welcomed Pope Francis to the White House....


Commentary: God, Love and Religion at Easter
Keith Boykin explores new laws in Arkansas and Indiana....


Commentary: Why More Black Women Should Stand With Planned Parenthood
An attack on the women's organization is an attack on our health....


Commentary: Why I'm Glad Nicki Minaj Shared Her Abortion Story
We need more Black women destigmatizing our right to choose....


Commentary: Why Are Black Abortion Rates So High?
Why are Black abortion rates so high? Black teens are four times more likely to terminate their pre...


Texas House to Vote on Abortion Restrictions
The Texas House has begun debating an abortion bill that will place restrictions on contraceptives ...


Kenya Women March for Right to Wear Mini-Skirts
A group of protesters, mostly women, flooded Nairobi on Nov. 17 to condemn a series of recent attac...


Supreme Court Justices: Can't Make Employers Cover Contraception
In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court allows certain companies to opt out of birth control mandate....


Influential Dem Latest to Oppose Obama Judge Pick
Rep. John Lewis joins the chorus of lawmakers who oppose Michael Boggs for the federal bench in Geo...


Commentary: With a New Supreme Court Term Comes New Anxiety
The Supreme Court begins a new term and will look at some important issues, with no certainty how t...


Commentary: A Heartbreaking Decision on the Voting Rights Act
In striking down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Supreme Court has done a dis...


Anti-Abortion Bills Pass Virginia House, Condemned by Democrats, Blacks
Two highly restrictive anti-abortion measures were approved by the Virginia Republican-led House an...


Abortion Battle Heats Up Over Race
Rep. Trent Franks introduces bill that prohibits abortion based on a fetus's race or sex. Civil and...


The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Will Be Added to the Library of Congress
The R&B star's award-winning debut will be inducted with 24 other classic albums....


Commentary: The Republicans’ Sad Odyssey With Black Voting Rights
Republicans have sought to assault minority voting rights through a wave of identification laws....

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