Native Land Digital, an Indigenous-led nonprofit based in Canada, is working to facilitate such conversations and document this history including by putting together a searchable map of Native territories, languages and treaties.
The U.S. Supreme Court has recently made some landmark decisions, such as the overturning of Roe vs. Wade and the erosion of states’ rights to regulate concealed weapons. But there is another critical case that is up for SCOTUS review in the fall term that most mainstream media outlets are not talking about. That is Brackeen v. Haaland.
“Students tackled the Louisiana literacy test, which was given to would-be Black voters in the 1960s. Every one of them failed.”
“Most people with invisible disabilities choose not to disclose these to their managers for fear of being seen as less capable and having their career progress stalled.”
February 4, 2022
Last Monday on The View, Whoopi Goldberg inaccurately stated that the Holocaust was “not about race, but rather “man’s inhumanity to man” and that Jews and Nazis were just “two white groups of people”. Although she’s since apologized for her remarks, the network has suspended her for two weeks.
January 31, 2022
Questions raised by Black History Month celebrations can help America become a better country.
Fred Marcus grew up in Berlin, escaped from Nazi Germany to Shanghai, survived the deprivations of the ghetto, arrived in the U.S. and became a noted Denver educator. His story of triumph over tribulation may have been lost to generations if not for a soon-to-be-launched website, Witness to History, which chronicles the lives of survivors who made Colorado their home after the Holocaust.
January 18, 2022
Following the backlash from CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky’s recent comments, disability advocates say her remarks weren’t an “error” or “bad editing,” but the result of how ableist thinking devalues the lives of the chronically ill and disabled people.
Despite rising suburban poverty nationwide, social services have not caught up with the needs of residents in sprawling suburbs, and nonprofits there often must stretch their operations across larger service delivery areas with fewer resources than those in larger cities.
“Many of these people are educated, and hold jobs or positions that give them some form of power or influence over Black people.”