These Are The Self-Defense Weapons — And Burdens — Asian Women Are Carrying Because They Don’t Feel Protected
“Carrying my defense weapon gives me peace of mind, but it is also a sad reminder of my vulnerability as an Asian woman.”
For three nights residents of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, have been protesting after a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop.
I Thought My Job Was To Report On Technology In India. Instead, I Got A Front-Row Seat To The Decline Of My Democracy.
I love writing about tech. But covering how a Hindu nationalist government is using it to destroy a secular democracy isn’t what I signed up for.
Around 3,200 Amazon workers cast ballots in the pivotal election, which marked the closest that one of the company’s US warehouses has come to unionizing.
Your Local Police Department Might Have Used This Facial Recognition Tool To Surveil You. Find Out Here.
Search through BuzzFeed News’ database to find out if the police department in your community is among the hundreds of taxpayer-funded entities that used Clearview AI’s facial recognition.
How A Facial Recognition Tool Found Its Way Into Hundreds Of US Police Departments, Schools, And Taxpayer-Funded Organizations
A BuzzFeed News investigation has found that employees at law enforcement agencies across the US ran thousands of Clearview AI facial recognition searches — often without the knowledge of the public or even their own departments.
After a podcast from the prestigious journal JAMA questioned whether systemic racism exists in medicine, doctors and researchers are pressing for sweeping changes.
COVID-19 drove a 15.9% increase in the nationwide death rate in 2020, alongside increases from heart disease, injuries, Alzheimer's, and diabetes.
The US Labor Board Isn’t Strong Enough To Protect Workers From Amazon. Some Union Organizers Want To Go Around It.
In the lead-up to the biggest union vote in Amazon’s history, the company has already shown it can break the rules and get away with it.
Atlanta Sex Industry Workers Say They’re Used To Being Branded “Sinners” — And Fearing For Their Lives
For workers at nearby sex shops and strip clubs, last week’s attack on spa employees and customers marked a deadly escalation of long-standing hostility against the sex industry.
Photographer Tōyō Miyatake, who was forced into a camp himself, documented the experiences of Japanese Americans during their World War II incarceration by the US government.
For so long, we’ve thought keeping our heads down and being invisible in America might help us gain acceptance — but the recent wave of racist violence has shattered that myth.
A nonprofit needle exchange that detected an HIV outbreak in Charleston has triggered a backlash in the state legislature. “It’s a public health disaster,” one expert said.
“What we've seen over the decades with the Capitol Police is that they're the least accountable security force in the country.”
Across the US, protests have called attention to hate incidents against Asian Americans, fueled in part by racist responses to the coronavirus pandemic.
“We’re stuck in a system that doesn’t care about us,” one Black citizen of the Seminole Nation said.
"I'm trying to highlight that this is home and that home has its flaws and it can be anywhere. There are these sides to every town that we just pass over and write off."
Los requisitos de identificación buscan frenar el turismo de vacunas, pero pueden excluir a residentes vulnerables
En teoría, las demostraciones de residencia y los requisitos de identificación buscan asegurar que las vacunas para COVID-19 se distribuyan de manera equitativa, pero las reglas están excluyendo a la gente que buscan proteger.
Ghost boxes in Zillow's maps of cities like Chicago and Cincinnati appear to mark the homes bulldozed to build freeways — and the neighborhoods that were displaced in the process.
The New York Times columnist has been using his perch to promote the Weave Project — without disclosing his potential conflicts of interest to his readers.
If your student loans are in forbearance and you suddenly have more money than normal, BuzzFeed News would like to hear from you.
Proof-of-residency and ID requirements are supposed to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are equitably distributed — but the rules are shutting out some of the people they aim to protect.
Ricardo Salinas Pliego has seen his net worth rise to $13.5 billion during the pandemic. But while he’s partied on his yacht, his workers have faced deadly conditions that violate Mexico’s pandemic rules.
After The Texas Snowstorm Knocked Out This Woman’s Power, She Had To Race To Keep Her Daughter Alive
This mother of seven was left without electricity, which she desperately needed for her daughter, who has a condition that requires a machine to get food into her body.
Many Essential Workers Down The Street From Yankee Stadium’s Vaccine Site Are Still Waiting For Access
Yankee Stadium’s mass vaccine site was supposed to reduce disparities in one of New York’s hardest-hit areas, but shortages are making it hard to get in.
By Thursday, outages had left 500,000 without power and led to at least 10 deaths.
"There are so many Black stories out there to tell that I don't think we have even scratched the surface of, so I hope to see more of that this year."
Capitol Police officers are furious at how their bosses handled the Jan. 6 attack and want to see a radical overhaul of the department, not "political theater."
Young People Coping With Mounting Debt Say No One Has Their Backs. The Pandemic Has Left Them On The Brink Of Ruin.
College graduates took out big loans hoping their education would spring them into financial stability. Instead, their debt left them vulnerable.
Google And Apple Have Caved To Pakistani Pressure To Take Down Apps Made By This Persecuted Religious Minority
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has used anti-blasphemy rules to target members of the Ahmadiyya community.