The push to eliminate the power of public unions to bargain collectively, as the GOP is trying to do in Wisconsin, can disproportionately affect black workers. Here's why.
Update: A controversial ad that raised the ire of Planned Parenthood and the mom of the child depicted in it will be taken down, according to a statement by the Rev. Al Sharpton's office.
On the defensive after a House vote to defund it, the group explained to The Root just what a world without Planned Parenthood would look like for black women.
Abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell has been charged with eight counts of murder. Both sides of the abortion debate are having a field day with this case. But what happens to poor women of color facing unwanted pregnancies?
An upcoming vote scheduled by House Republicans to repeal Obama’s health care reform law isn’t likely to have an impact; but if it did, here’s how blacks could be affected.
John White's conviction for killing a white teen on his driveway was commuted by New York's governor. He told The Root why the slaying still haunts him and why he believes that he was wrongly imprisoned.
It's puzzling when poll results show that blacks tend to view abortion through a conservative lens. A Wisconsin ad campaign likening the black abortion rate to genocide throws the contradiction into stark relief.