Not only are these trends not sustainable, but they continue to put tens of millions of Americans on a collision course with financial disaster. Moreover, this nation’s economic disparities are a threat to its very future.
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I know and believe that all life is precious, but not just pre-born life!
In the weeks since then, the basis for my concern has been confirmed. Senate Republicans used raw power to rush an unfit nominee onto the Supreme Court when the American people have more questions than answers about Judge Kavanaugh’s suitability to serve.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh off the United States Supreme Court at any cost and by any means necessary.
We’ve seen the collective power of Black women impact key races for office in special elections and primaries. Black women, according to a recent NAACP poll which analyzed the 61 most competitive midterm races, are tired of feeling disrespected by the Trump Administration and have made it a much higher priority to voice their displeasure at the polls.
I am struck by the fact that five of the six people I am referencing seemingly died too soon. It begs the question of whether the environment that we are living in is killing us?
Let’s say this together: Bill Cosby, the sexual predator is the same person as Bill Cosby the actor/producer/philanthropist. Folks need to wrap their minds around that fact. Black folks, especially women, don’t have to support Cosby because he’s Black; behaving like race is the pre-determining factor in his conviction is vile.
If a Native renter was getting evicted and took their case to court asking the judge, “How can this White landlord evict me from property that is mine?” would Mayor Frey stand with the Native renter?
This article was originally published on The Conversation. In 1991, Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. Thomas was nonetheless confirmed. Now, as Brett Kavanaugh faces an allegation of sexual assault, observers are saying that “things have changed since Anita Hill.” Have they? As a scholar who studies gender dynamics in organizations, […]
Although the Department of Corrections has said it has returned to “modified operations” at the Stillwater prison, family members report hearing from their incarcerated family of still very restricted activity and limited access to nutrition, rehabilitative programs, and the social interaction that promotes overall wellbeing.