In February of 2017, Jawara McIntosh - also known as Tosh 1 - son of legendary reggae artist Peter Tosh, was beaten into a coma, sustaining severe traumatic brain injuries while in the custody of Bergen County Jail in New Jersey while serving a six-month sentence for cannabis-related charges.
The U.S. Senate must block the confirmation of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state. Pompeo has endorsed the use of torture, has pushed anti-Muslim policies, opposes the nuclear deal with Iran, and has shown an eagerness to support Trump's military escalation. At a pivotal moment when the U.S. must pursue diplomacy, not war, he's dangerous—and the Senate must reject him.
On April 16, Mariska Hargitay's groundbreaking new documentary, I AM EVIDENCE, will premiere on HBO. The film exposes the alarming number of untested rape kits in the United States, bringing attention to the disturbing pattern of how the criminal justice system has historically treated sexual assault survivors. Joyful Heart has made the elimination of the national rape kit backlog a top ad
The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity.
On April 14, we will raise our voices in Washington, D.C. and around the world to remind officials that we will hold them accountable for passing equitable, evidence-based policies that serve all people and all communities.
Raise your voice with us at the 2018 March for Science!
Last month, Tennis Star and new Mom Serena Williams shared her experience of life-threatening complications that arose shortly after giving birth to her daughter. In doing so, she shined a light on the often ignored reality that countless Black women in the U.S. are more likely to suffer similar complications or die from pregnancy and childbirth than white women.