How I Helped Fight Vaccine Misinformation While in Prison
One incarcerated author used skills from an HIV/AIDS group to push imprisoned people and prison guards to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
This Election Could Decide St. Louis’s Future
The four candidates vying to replace the mayor are each promising to build a better St. Louis, and in a little over a week, voters will decide which visions they endorse.
Cori Bush Wins, Heads To Congress Committed To ‘Fighting For The Regular Person’
Bush’s victory in Missouri’s First Congressional District makes her the first Black woman elected to represent Missouri in Congress.
Candace Valenzuela Is Running to Give All People a Chance at the American Dream
If she’s successful in her bid to represent Texas’s 24th Congressional District, Valenzuela will flip the district to blue and become the first Black and Latinx member of Congress.
As Arizona Politics Shift, Martín Quezada Hopes This Term Is His Most Significant
Quezada has supported progressive policies since starting out in the state legislature in 2012. He’s now running for his final term, which could be his most important, given the state’s changing power dynamics.
Tarra Simmons, Candidate for Washington State Legislature, Is Fighting To Give People A First Chance
The attorney, who is a person formerly convicted of a felony, has attracted support and praise from people around the country.
Cori Bush Wants To Make Sure That Someone Is ‘Fighting For The Regular Person’ In Washington
If she wins her bid for office in November, Bush will become the first Black woman elected to represent Missouri in Congress.
After 78 Days, Michigan Teen Who Was Jailed For Failing To Complete Her Homework While On Probation Is Released
The Michigan Court of Appeals ordered her immediate release pending an appeal of a circuit court judge’s decision to jail the teen, known as “Grace,” in mid-May.
Report Praises High School in Jail But Fails to Ask Why Kids Are Locked Up at All
A Pittsburgh public radio piece lacked critical reporting about the many problems with jailing children in adult facilities.