While Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are taking the Iowan Senate Bill 359 to court, it is important to look at the larger picture. Abortion laws have been under attack for a long time, beyond just the current federal administration.
Using the streets as avenues towards empowering their voice, those excluded were forced to be heard. Eventually, after deaths and violent clashes between protesters and authoritative police tarnished cities across Nicaragua, Ortega backtracked on his proposal.
On April 10, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Commerce Committees and a joint Senate Judiciary regarding Facebook’s handling of user data on Capitol Hill. The hearings aimed to delve into Zuckerberg’s work with the third party group Cambridge Analytica.
Chile experienced a major shift in leadership following the passage of a progressive abortion bill.
The anti-gun violence movement, which has gained lot of attention because of the March 14 and 24 demonstrations, is entering a new phase on April 20.
As politicians went head-to-head to get delegate endorsements, attendees could agree on one thing: the need for a “blue wave.”
While this affected all communities, the ACLU study displays that the subprime financing disproportionately affected Black communities, even accounting for upper income Black households. Additionally a report from the Department of Treasury found that Black and Latinx households were almost 50% more likely to face foreclosure then white households. This evidence of racial disparities in subprime lending shows Americans the social impact of the 2008 housing bubble burst.
In the midst of election news, the future of migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers is muddled. The insecurities and anxieties that marginalized communities share during election cycles are often overlooked, and when an election is colored with xenophobia, the livelihood for migrants is at risk
Despite criticism, Trump and the Pentagon are trying to one-up the French and their Bastille parade.
The conversation regarding the Dream Act and who it impacts does not fully address the issues immigrant communities face, which is why immigrant activists are demanding a clean Dream act: one that would create a pathway to U.S. citizenship without using young immigrants to further harm immigrant communities. In practice, this would mean a deal without funding for a border wall and increased border security, interior enforcement, detention centers or mandatory E-Verify.