Imagine being a 20-year-old domestic worker from rural Eastover, S.C., punched in the gut and thrown off a bus in downtown Columbia on a hot June day. But instead of giving in, as they expect, you stand up and fight back, taking the case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court to lay the foundation for Rosa Parks’s fight more than a year later. … [Read more...] about History’s pick: Kamala Harris joins a long list of forerunners
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Part of my testimony would have included that I appreciate the fact that hearings were held. But in order to get answers and bring accountability, there needs to be a full bi-partisan outside investigation. We need honest answers about why there was an order to put over 6,000 COVID positive patients into nursing homes for 46 days and why there didn’t need to be a test for incoming patients prior to admission or readmission. … [Read more...] about Janice Dean: COVID has devastated my family — Why can’t I testify about it?
"He would take walks every morning along the beach with his buddies who were all retired government officials and they would talk about politics, about how corruption must be fought and about justice," Harris said. "They would laugh and voice opinions and argue, and those conversations, even more than their actions, had such a strong influence on me in terms of learning to be responsible, to be honest, and to have integrity." … [Read more...] about How Kamala Harris’ Indian relatives helped shape her views on civil rights and civic duty
According to the Black Lives Matter website, those demands including “End[ing] the war on black people”; “reparations for harms inflicted on Black People: from colonialism to slavery through food and housing redlining, mass incarceration and surveillance”; and “economic justice for all [including restructuring] the economy to ensure that Black communities have collective ownership, not merely access”. … [Read more...] about Black Lives Matter UK Halts Heathrow Airport Traffic For ‘Moment Of Rage’