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Char Adams

Char Adams is a reporter for NBC BLK who writes about race.

Char Adams is a reporter for NBC BLK who writes about race.

Latest from Char Adams

7d ago

Senators introduce bill to help people with disabilities access reproductive health care

Senators Duckworth, D-Ill., and Murray, D-Wash., introduced legislation to help bridge the gap in reproductive health care access for people with disabilities.
21d ago

Activists are working to keep Tupac Shakur’s stepfather from dying of cancer in prison

Organizers have launched a movement to release Tupac Shakur’s stepfather from a decadeslong prison sentence as he faces a rare form of blood cancer that his

Disability rights groups are fighting for abortion access — and against ableism

The conversation about abortion and other reproductive health care in the country is missing something: people with disabilities.
36d ago

Wisconsin Supreme Court rules in favor of Chrystul Kizer, allowing sex trafficking defense in homicide trial

The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled allowing Chrystul Kizer to argue self-defense to justify killing a man sho said said sex-trafficked her as a minor.

The end of Roe is ‘horrific’ for incarcerated people seeking abortion care

Access to abortion care in prison is even more severely limited now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned.

Some Black abortion providers are considering leaving the field for fear of prosecution

After the decision in Roe v. Wade, Black abortion providers across the country are contemplating leaving the field for fear of prosecution.
59d ago

White Kansas fire supervisor suspended over photo of racist sweater

A white Wichita Fire Department supervisor who texted a photo of himself wearing a sweater featuring a naked Black man has been suspended for three days

More police isn't the answer after Texas shooting, experts say

The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District in Texas has its own police department, complete with four officers, a detective and security staff who
77d ago

Black, Asian and Latino communities all faced mass shootings in 2 weeks. How they’re showing support

The nation was still reeling from mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, Dallas’ Koreatown and Laguna Woods, California, when a gunman killed at least 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas.

Black, Asian and Latino communities all faced mass shootings in 2 weeks. How they're showing support.

The nation was still reeling from a deadly shooting blamed on an alleged white supremacist in Buffalo, New York, an anti-Asian shooting in Dallas’ Koreatown
85d ago

The Buffalo shooting was centuries in the making, experts say

Some 2,000 Black people were killed from 1865 to 1876, during the Reconstruction era, the result of a widespread effort to use white supremacist terror to