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Posted by Justina Trim

We Shouldn’t Have to Fear the People Sworn to Protect Us

July 30, 2015

Photo by Gerry Lauzon via Flickr I got pulled over by a police officer for the first time earlier this year. I was driving down th… Read more »

Posted by URGE Staff

On Solidarity and the Movement for Black Lives

July 28, 2015

Two weeks ago, an anti-choice group released heavily-edited undercover videos aimed at discrediting and potentially dismantling Pl… Read more »

Posted by URGE Staff

Photo by:  Light Brigading via Flickr

Being A Black Woman in the Reproductive Justice Movement

July 15, 2015

I recently asked one of my black female friends about her activism. “Why don’t you feel connected to reproductive justice and repr… Read more »

Posted by URGE Staff

What Could King v. Burwell Mean for Young People?

June 23, 2015

By Jeff Kubina.Simon Dodd via Wikimedia Commons [CC BY-SA 2.0} The Supreme Court is poised to release a decision on the King v. Bu… Read more »

Posted by URGE Staff

photo by Bryancalabro, via Wikimedia

What the New Rules on Birth Control Mean for You

May 15, 2015

You may have seen the buzz this week about the new guidance for birth control under the Affordable Care Act. This is exciting news… Read more »

Posted by Thelma Hernandez

Flickr: John Walker

What the Class of 2015 Won’t Have

May 11, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education recently released its National Postsecondary Student Aid Study. Congratulations Class of 2015! Yo… Read more »

Posted by Guest Blogger


I Didn’t Love My Newborn

May 7, 2015

I didn’t love my newborn. I had loved him before he was born. Through the pregnancy complications, the month of bed rest, I had lo… Read more »

Posted by Thelma Hernandez


How ‘Diversity in the Workplace’ is Still Failing Women

May 5, 2015

Last week I had a phone interview with a consulting agency. The agency is focused on targeting racial and ethnic minorities to bet… Read more »