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Alito spends a considerable portion of the first 68 pages of his decision blathering on about what the abortion laws were in the US in the mid-1800s when the 14th Amendment was ratified—when women were chattel.
165,000,000 people may be one unanticipated hardship away from finding themselves without a roof over their heads or food in their stomachs.
Follow the Money
As has been the norm since America’s founding, the prospect of successful Black communities rattles the cages of White conservatives who often view the success of the “Other” as a detriment to their own prosperity. Mason City and BlueOval City are no different.
The Crushing Weight of the Mortar Board
The student-debt crisis and the gender gap make it difficult for women to get by, let alone ahead.
This History of Us
Regardless of where we find ourselves in history, white Americans continue to find new ways to shore up their sense of superiority at the cost of the Black mind and body.
Dark Days in The Sunshine State
An average of 22.7% of Florida children go hungry every single day. In the land of plenty, the fact that any child goes hungry is despicable.
Tell Tennessee Officials Not to Whitewash Education
BIPOC students are aware that the real story is more complicated than, “there used to be racism, but the Civil War and the Civil Rights Act solved it.” Their education will now be required by law to ignore a key part of their experience.
A Riot is the Language of the Unheard
It is time to stop killing people of color. It is time to do away with legislation that causes yet more suffering for communities of color.
We have the opportunity to make voting in this country a more just exercise. Let us seize the moment.
When Will Their Sentences End?
If incarceration is part of paying a debt to society, for America’s 6.1 million people with felony convictions, disenfranchisement can mean that the debt is never fully paid.
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