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Black America Web
- Vanessa Bryant And The Girls Visit Kobe Bryant’s Basketball Hall of Fame Exhibitby Keenan "HIGz" Higgins on May 15, 2021 at 12:45 am
Late Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is being honored at the Basketball Hall of Fame, and his widow Vanessa Bryant made sure to be one of the first to visit his tribute exhibit with their young girls in […]
- Did This Novel About A Black Boy Shot By Police Deserve To Be Pulled From Florida Classrooms?by Keenan "HIGz" Higgins on May 14, 2021 at 11:28 pm
A handful of Florida students may never get to read Jewell Parker Rhodes’ powerful novel ‘Ghost Boys’ after two fifth grade classrooms had the book removed from the curriculum following a complaint […]
Gender Policy Report
- It’s Time to Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Actby Rachel Farris on May 3, 2021 at 6:45 am
Intersecting crises make VAWA reauthorization even more urgent. The post It’s Time to Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act appeared first on Gender Policy Report.
- The State of Careby Rachel Farris on April 26, 2021 at 6:15 am
Care work makes all other work possible. Is a decades-long struggle for decent wages and labor protections finally about to pay off? The post The State of Care appeared first on Gender Policy Report.
- Kevin Seefried, the Man Who Stormed the Capitol With the Confederate Flag, Is Going on Family Vacation While Awaiting Trialby Stephen A. Crockett Jr. on May 14, 2021 at 11:30 pm
Kevin Seefried, the giant asshole with the even larger Confederate flag who was captured walking the halls of the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection—also known as “what happens when cream […]
- She’s a Business, Man: New Study Confirms Black Women Are More Entrepreneurial Than Their White Counterpartsby Maiysha Kai on May 14, 2021 at 11:00 pm
Here at The Glow Up, we’ve been clued in to Black women’s entrepreneurial prowess for a while now—it’s one of the reasons this vertical exists. That said, the rest of the world is still […]
- Investigation Concludes That Despite Hospital Staff’s ‘Lack of Empathy and Compassion,’ No One Is Responsible for Dr. Susan Moore’s Deathby Zack Linly on May 14, 2021 at 10:30 pm
On Dec. 20 of last year, Dr. Susan Moore died from COVID-19 complications just weeks after she posted a viral Facebook video in which she complained that her doctor and the staff at Indiana […]
- NARAL Pro-Choice America Denounces Anti-Choice Lawmakers in the Texas Legislature for Passing Extreme Bill Attacking Reproductive Freedomby Mark Jenssen on May 13, 2021 at 9:36 pm
The post NARAL Pro-Choice America Denounces Anti-Choice Lawmakers in the Texas Legislature for Passing Extreme Bill Attacking Reproductive Freedom appeared first on NARAL Pro-Choice America.
- NARAL Responds to Senate Judiciary Committee Vote on Kristen Clarke, Nominee for Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rightsby Communications on May 13, 2021 at 6:47 pm
The post NARAL Responds to Senate Judiciary Committee Vote on Kristen Clarke, Nominee for Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights appeared first on NARAL Pro-Choice America.
- Comedian Ziwe Asked 4 Karens When’s The Last Time They Asked For A Manager. The Answers Are Exactly What You’d Expect.by email@example.com (Amaya Woodley) on May 14, 2021 at 9:45 pm
Comedian Ziwe Fumudoh asked four random white women named Karen to recount the last time they asked to speak to a manager and the answers were hilarious.
- This 78-Year-Old Has Been Working Toward Her Bachelor’s Degree Since 1992. She Can Finally Call Herself A College Graduate.by firstname.lastname@example.org (Danyella Wilder) on May 14, 2021 at 5:42 pm
A 78-year-old grandmother received her bachelor’s degree, fulfilling her lifelong goal of becoming a college graduate.
- 23-Year-Old Georgia Mom Killed While Trying To Protect Friend Involved In Domestic Disputeby email@example.com (Amaya Woodley) on May 14, 2021 at 5:30 pm
Family and friends are grieving their loss of 23-year-old Selena Dukes who was killed while trying to protect a friend during a domestic dispute over Mother’s Day weekend in Georgia.
The Advocate Magazine
- Tennessee Governor Signs Anti-Trans School 'Bathroom Bill' Into Lawby Trudy Ring on May 15, 2021 at 1:01 am
The measure denies trans students access to multi-user facilities aligning with their gender identity, and if anyone encounters a trans person there, they can sue.
- LGBTQ+ People Receive More Scrutiny, Negativity From Police: Studyby Trudy Ring on May 15, 2021 at 12:10 am
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer people are more likely to be stopped by police than the general population.
- Ben Platt: Hollywood Should Do 'Everything in Our Power' to Cast Queerby Daniel Reynolds on May 14, 2021 at 10:02 pm
The gay actor weighed in on the subject of LGBTQ+ casting.
- #LatinoRebels10: From 2018, When Elementary School Teachers Dressed Up as a Trump Border Wallby Latino Rebels on May 14, 2021 at 6:24 pm
Why, Idaho school teachers, why?
- OPINION: Fighting Against Climate Change Is Advocating for Our Kids’ Futureby Guest Contributor on May 14, 2021 at 4:54 pm
What can I do to keep my children safe and healthy? What can I do to protect them?
- Protests by Palestinian Citizens in Israel Signal Growing Sense of a Common Struggleby The Conversation on May 14, 2021 at 3:50 pm
In towns across Israel, another important —and underreported— development is taking place. And it could change how we talk about Palestinians and Israelis.
- Two transgender women jailed in Cameroon over homosexuality lawby Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent on May 13, 2021 at 10:47 am
Social media celebrity Shakiro and friend given five-year sentences as rights groups fear crackdown on LGBT+ communityTwo transgender women in Cameroon have been convicted of “attempting […]
- Édouard Louis: ‘Truth is a revenge because we live in a world of lies’by Mark Fisher on May 13, 2021 at 5:00 am
The author, who became a literary sensation at the age of 21 with The End of Eddy, is appearing in a show exploring acting in theatre and in everyday lifeSome people give their bodies to medical […]
Latino USA (NPR)
- Latinos Perseveringby Luis Luna on May 14, 2021 at 3:18 pm
NASA’s Perseverance rover launched from Earth on July 30, 2020 and traveled almost 300 million miles to Mars in hopes… The post Latinos Persevering appeared first on Latino USA.
- Alex Padilla, From California To Capitol Hillby Luis Luna on May 14, 2021 at 11:00 am
It was an anti-immigrant initiative in his home state of California that pushed Alex Padilla into politics. Now he is… The post Alex Padilla, From California To Capitol Hill appeared first on […]