If Roe v. Wade Goes, Women May Have to Drive Hours for Abortions. Its Already Happening in North Dakota

Holly Alvarado was 22 and simply weeks from deployment in the U.S. military when she realized she was pregnant. She knew she wasn’t in a place emotionally or financially to have a child. She called a Schemed Parenthood and asked how–and where–she could get an abortion. At the time, Alvarado was stationed in Grand Forks,…

Why I stand in solidarity towards the Dakota pipeline protesters | Ijeoma Oluo

Black and Native Americans are fighting the same combat for justice in a system stacked against us Ive been drawn to the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation since shortly after they started. While mainstream press coverage of the protests has been relatively scarce, Ive read whatever articles, watched…