IDR plans are designed to cap your monthly federal student loan payments at 10-15 percent of your discretionary income and forgive your outstanding loan balance after 20-25 years. If that means more money leftover for Netflix and car payments each month, we’re on board.
On any given day in America, you can walk into a prison and witness the racial disparities of our criminal justice system. According to Human Rights Watch, police arrest black people for drug possession more than three times as often as white people, thus ensuring that people of color are ...
Meet Betsy DeVos. She’s the billionaire Republican fundraiser from Michigan that Trump has just nominated to head the Department of Education.
People of color cannot escape racism, not even at institutions of higher learning.
If you are fed up with the way politics are working in the United States, consider a run for local office. Our guide can help you through the process.
We wanted to make sure that you're going into Turkey Day feeling confident and proud of all of our country's progressive victories over the past few years.
Historically, Muslim-Americans have defended their faith through political debates, theological discussions, and activism-based efforts. But a relatively new means of fighting discrimination is growing among the younger generation of Muslim-Americans: comedy.
Hocus SCOTUS: 7 Reasons Why Not Having a Ninth Supreme Court Justice Is Scarier Than Any Movie You’ll Watch This Halloween
Halloween is right around the corner and Washington, D.C. is teeming with pumpkins, ghost décor, and… a vacancy on the nation’s highest court, the United States Supreme Court.
In rural North Dakota, hundreds of lodges and teepees spread across acre-long fields as tribes from around the nation gather in solidarity. Their peaceful protests are aimed against the most recent land issue—the Dakota Access Pipeline.
It is unfortunate and unfair that that we must fight for our freedom in a way that the majority does not. But this is also the precedent in a nation in which forgotten communities have historically put tireless efforts and noble sacrifices into making their voices heard.
During this year's Emmys, which aired this past Saturday, Sept. 17, Joanna Fang became the first openly transgender woman to win a primetime Emmy.
Young people are speaking out about the issues that are the most concerning and relevant. It is now up to the candidates to make these issues a priority.
Many student loan borrowers are eligible to change the terms of their payments through income-driven repayment (IDR) plans.
It’s common for employers ask would-be employees about their salary histories, often using the answers to reduce their offers. But in Massachusetts, come July 1, 2018, employers will no longer be legally allowed to ask prospective employees about their salary histories.
The last few weeks saw wins in North Carolina, Wisconsin, Kansas, Texas, and North Dakota as courts in these states struck down restrictive local voting laws.