Bad Rap

Hip Hop's Forgotten Civil Rights Fight

More associated with civil rights than misogyny, the new hip hop is helping lead the black lives matter movement. http://www.metacafe.com/embed/11451712/evolution-of-civil-rights-in-hip-hop/


Muslim Quandries, Part II

Putting on the Hijab

My decision to put on the headscarf wasn’t just a symbol of fidelity to my religion. It also represents defiance against Islamophobia: It’s a demand for justice for marginalized...


Muslim Quandries, Part I

My Unveiling

How would I dance like the other girls, with my hijab on? I did not start wearing hijab because I especially wanted to.  But I didn’t want to disappoint my mom, so when I started high school, I...


UnDocuRutgers

"We Belong"

A fast-growing Rutgers campus organization to support undocumented immigrants balances  traditional organizing tactics with social media campaigning —  even as its president is threatened with...


Refugee Hysteria

Misplaced Terror

A Syrian refugee mother and her newborn child, stranded in Jordan. Photo by Russell Watkins, for the UK Department of International Development. What possesses Americans to be so close-minded and...


They Love Him

Chinese Americans Rally for Trump

In the runup to the 2016 presidential election, several hundred Chinese immigrants and Chinese-Americans rallied in front of Trump Tower, in support of then-candidate Donald J. Trump. “To deal...


Wage Theft

Silenced by Fear

Employer violation of overtime pay laws costs U.S. workers as much as $50 billion per year — but many are afraid to complain, out of fear of losing their jobs. In this video report, New...