Democrats in the Texas attorney general’s runoff vow to uphold abortion rights

know about Democrats in the Texas attorney general’s runoff vow to uphold abortion rights in details Subscribe to The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date on the most essential news from Texas. Rochelle Garza joined hands with her mother and marched through Dallas in a reproductive rights rally this month to … Read more

Racial justice advocates want this Black History Month to go beyond history • Brooklyn Paper

know about Racial justice advocates want this Black History Month to go beyond history • Brooklyn Paper As Brooklyn’s black community faces different challenges and reaches new milestones, their concerns and needs change. As a new Black History Month begins, some experts say this year’s agenda should not only include remembrance of the celebration’s origins … Read more

Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayor’s race

know about Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayor’s race The race has been shaped by a rise in gun violence and the fallout from Breonna Taylor’s death in March 2020. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — On Valentine’s Day, a man appeared at the door of a Louisville campaign office and shot mayoral candidate Craig … Read more

Trinity faculty and students reflect on the Connecticut forum’s “The Struggle for Racial Justice” discussion

know about Trinity faculty and students reflect on the Connecticut forum’s “The Struggle for Racial Justice” discussion Members of the Trinity College community recently attended the latest Connecticut Forum program, “The fight for racial justice: understanding and dismantling systemic racism”, hosted by Connecticut Humanities. Panelist Julián Castro, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Mayor … Read more

Author: Health Equity and Racial Justice Grow Alongside Vegetables on Massachusetts Urban Farms

know about Author: Health Equity and Racial Justice Grow Alongside Vegetables on Massachusetts Urban Farms For some, urban farms have been a vital source of fresh produce during the pandemic, but that’s just one of the roles they play. Overlooking Worcester, Massachusetts, the Regional Environmental Council operates an urban farm in the city’s Main South … Read more

2022 US Senate Race in Oregon for Ron Wyden’s seat

know about 2022 US Senate Race in Oregon for Ron Wyden’s seat This story will be updated with the election results as of 8pm Tuesday. Because ballots can be mailed on Election Day starting this year, election officials warn that winners may not be known for several days. Elections officials expect vote counts after Tuesday … Read more

MIT Sloan students learn about civil rights history with a tour of the Deep South | MIT News

know about MIT Sloan students learn about civil rights history with a tour of the Deep South | MIT News An independent study project this spring provided eight MIT students with a unique opportunity to learn about some of the most important events in US civil rights history. The eight students, Courtney Jacobovits, Naman Galhotra, … Read more

What does the green scarf mean in the fight for reproductive rights

know about What does the green scarf mean in the fight for reproductive rights in details When a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion in early May revealed that Rove vs. Wade likely to be overturned, protests broke out across the country, as activists pushed for lawmakers to codify the landmark decision that protected the right … Read more

Reproductive rights at risk fuel calls for federal privacy legislation

know about Reproductive rights at risk fuel calls for federal privacy legislation in details Written by Tonya Riley May 17, 2022 | CIBERSCOOP A leaked draft decision indicating that the Supreme Court seeks to annul the right to abortion has highlighted how the tech industry’s rampant collection of data on American consumers could become a … Read more

Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayoral race | Politic notices

know about Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayoral race | Politic notices PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN, Associated Press/America Report LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — On Valentine’s Day, a man appeared in the driveway of a Louisville campaign office and shot mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg. He was not hit, a bullet grazed his sweater, but … Read more

Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayor’s race

know about Racial justice tensions cast a shadow over Louisville mayor’s race Taylor’s death helped fuel massive protests over racial injustice in the summer of 2020, along with the deaths of George Floyd and other Black people in encounters with police. In his hometown of Louisville, the protests continued for weeks. “We demand the truth, … Read more

Why is Joe Biden’s Justice Department still defending so many Trump policies?

know about Why is Joe Biden’s Justice Department still defending so many Trump policies? More than 16 months into the presidency of Joe Biden, his Justice Department and other agencies continue to defend and promote the legal positions of the Trump administration, an analysis by a major government watchdog revealed Monday. Former President Trump and … Read more

Delaware State University to File Complaint with Department of Justice After Bus Search Incident

know about Delaware State University to File Complaint with Department of Justice After Bus Search Incident Delaware State University, a historically black institution in Dover, Del., announced that it will file a formal complaint with the US Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division following the stopping and looking for a bus leading members of the … Read more

Professional women’s soccer players wore jerseys endorsing Roe v. Wade as reproductive rights are challenged across the country

know about Professional women’s soccer players wore jerseys endorsing Roe v. Wade as reproductive rights are challenged across the country in details Members of the Angel City FC club of the National Women’s Soccer League made a statement of support for Roe v. Wade. The team wore jerseys that read “1973,” signifying the year the … Read more

For Biden, the shooting is a blow to promises of racial unity

know about For Biden, the shooting is a blow to promises of racial unity Placeholder while article actions load President Biden plans to visit Buffalo on Tuesday to deliver a speech and meet with grieving families after Saturday’s racist massacre, a tragedy that struck during the presidency of a man who has long emphasized the … Read more

Author: Health Equity and Racial Justice Grow Alongside Vegetables on Massachusetts Urban Farms

know about Author: Health Equity and Racial Justice Grow Alongside Vegetables on Massachusetts Urban Farms For some, urban farms have been a vital source of fresh produce during the pandemic, but that’s just one of the roles they play. Overlooking Worcester, Massachusetts, the Regional Environmental Council operates an urban farm in the city’s Main South … Read more