On Monday, May 14, thousands of Palestinians took the streets to protest the United States’ embassy in Jerusalem, which was originally located in the city of Tel Aviv. Nearly 60 Palestinians were killed, including many young people, six children, and a baby. Over 2,700 others were injured as a result of the attacks from the Israeli Defense Force.
Kanye West is antagonizing the Black Community and other People of Color to promote his upcoming album, Love Everyone. His latest tweets, praising Trump and his “Dragon energy,” are a transparent and desperate attempt to create an aura of controversy to prelude his album release.
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