When my husband and I came to the United States freshly after the Sept. 11 attacks, there was a knock on my Florida home at 4 a.m. I was alone at home with my two children — my husband was out of town on business.

December 7, 2016

Over the past year, the initials B-L-M have become synonymous with the fight for social change, but for many people, ‘Black Lives Matter’ remains a mystery.

In a small San Jose office, a cramped roundtable-type discussion about Black Lives Matters, what it does and does...

December 1, 2016

February 24, 2016 at 5:18 am

BOULDER CREEK — You can still get wet after it rains in the redwood forest, where the tall trees take their time getting dry and sometimes drop wet, heavy branches at your feet. I recently spent a rainy weekend at a youth camp here, where te...

November 2, 2016

"A Pakistani man was sentenced to death on Tuesday for beating his 12-year-old daughter to death — because she couldn’t bake “perfect bread.” Khalid Mehmood — who killed Aneeqa and dumped her body outside the Mayo Hospital in Lahore — told authorities that he feared sh...

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