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June 22, 2021, 1:00 p.m. CT
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A quarter featuring Maya Angelou

Beginning in 2022, women’s faces will appear on quarters for the first time, and the public will help choose who will be minted.

Alexa Mikhail


About 26 percent of transgender people of color became unemployed due to COVID-19.

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Darnella Frazier, the teen who filmed George Floyd’s murder, wins honorary Pulitzer

Frazier was honored with a special citation for her video, which “spurred protests against police brutality around the world.”

Errin Haines

The 19th Explains: What six-week abortion bans really mean

Similar bans passed by other states have no legal standing, but an upcoming Supreme Court case could change that.

Shefali Luthra

Barack Obama: Women have found themselves ‘in an impossible situation’

The former president says government can help relieve the gendered pressures of the pandemic.

Errin Haines

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