With the confirmation process underway for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Black women have certainly been voicing our opposition. There’s no sugarcoating it: confirming Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would be disastrous for Black women. To begin, Kavanaugh has made it clear that he doesn’t support the right to abortion enshrined in Roe v. Wade – though seven in 10 people in this country do, as […]
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I realize, however, in a culture that constantly sexualizes the coupling of same-gender relationships as gay, we ignore our friendships with our “best friends forever” (BFF) – which is what Sesame Street’s producers are stating about Bert and Ernie.
Why is our constitutional guarantee of “checks and balances,” i.e. fairness also for the accused, too often absent in the county courthouses and city offices?
The debate over immigration in America, “illegal” or otherwise, is as old as the republic itself. The likes of Thomas Paine, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson addressed the virtues of immigration in the late 18th century, as would many who followed in their footsteps.
Regardless of what officials may think about the protests, the First Amendment prohibits the government from discriminating against individuals and organizations based on the content of their speech and the viewpoints they express.
Like many victims I met, Marina suffered gruesome violence at the hands of her boyfriend. Marina testified at trial that her boyfriend tried to rip out her tongue and that she believed his threats to kill her and her 10-year-old daughter. The jury agreed and convicted him.
Hamilton’s loyalty was ever and always to wealthy landowners and rich merchants with never a thought to the ordinary working people he regarded as beasts of burden.
We are asking the mayor and Warsame to lead with the rest of the city council in enforcing the legal authority they have over MPHA.
The awful outcome of the 2016 presidential election has emboldened young African Americans to seek public office, against all odds. It’s an exciting development in an otherwise gloomy political time, and it ought to also be motivation for people to vote in the midterm elections!
The question not asked by the church’s governing body is why does sexual abuse persist as it does among its clerics?